What was New 2000 Tuesday, 21 July 2009

22 December, 2000

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11 December, 2000

  • E-LEARNING TAKES IMPORTANT STEP FORWARD: Metadata Standards Leaders IEEE LTSC LOM and DCMI Begin Designing Future Metadata Architecture for Web-based Learning, Education and Training.  (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative - Press Release 6 December 2000) (US)

7 December, 2000

6 December, 2000

1 December, 2000

30 November, 2000

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28 November, 2000

  • ARC Cross Archive Searching Service. This prototype is based on the UPS project and the NCSTRL+ based digital libray developed by Old Dominion University.  (US)
  • ELSSS, the ELectronic Society for Social Scientists, is a non-profit-making society, whose mission is to improve scientific communication in the social sciences, especially by the provision of electronic publications of high quality, wide diffusion and low cost for the direct benefit of the academic community (and indirectly for the taxpayer and the general public) (UK)

23 November, 2000

22 November, 2000

14 November, 2000

  • RSLP Collection Description.  A collaboration between UKOLN and Michael Heaney (Associate Director, Oxford University Library Services Directorate) funded by the Research Support Libraries Programme.  (UK)

9 November, 2000

6 November, 2000

3 November, 2000

2 November, 2000

1 November, 2000

30 October, 2000

13 October, 2000

10 October, 2000

  • IPR Systems - delivers next generation IP Asset Management technology (AU)
  • OzAuthors - a one-stop web hosting and ecommerce service for authors and publishers to make their works available in digital format to many different marketplaces.  (AU)
  • State of the Internet Report 2000 - United States Internet Council (US)

5 October, 2000

  • Research Finder - an internet search tool which enables discovery of Australia's researchers, research capability and emerging technologies.  It provides an on-line gateway to researchers, research capability and emerging technologies in Australia's research organisations. Department of Industry, Science and Resources. (AU)
  • The Harmony Project, a international collaboration funded by DSTC, JISC, and NSF , will investigate a number of key issues in describing such complex multimedia resources in digital libraries.  (UK)
  • Institute for Learning and  Research Technology, a centre of excellence in  the development and use of Information and  Communication Technology to support learning  and research. (UK)
  • Distributed Systems Technology Centre (AU)
  • Cornell Digital Library Research Group  (US)

3 October, 2000

28 September, 2000

17 August, 2000

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14 August, 2000

8 August, 2000

7 August, 2000

3 August, 2000

2 August, 2000

28 July, 2000

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17 July, 2000

  • People's Network Online: the official website of the People's Network project.  (The People's Network project will connect all public libraries to the Information Superhighway by the end of 2002)   (UK)
  • New Opportunities Fund - a Lottery Distributor created to award grants to health, education and environment projects throughout the UK.  The New Opportunities Fund (NOF) has three funding programmes of relevance to public libraries:  £20M to allocate to the TRAINING of all library staff in the use of ICT  £50M for CONTENT CREATION for which public libraries can bid   £200M to create the LIFELONG LEARNING CENTRES and GRIDS  (UK)

12 July, 2000

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5 July, 2000

30 June, 2000

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5 June, 2000

  • Summative Evaluation of Phases 1 and 2 of the eLib Initiative: an Overview document, and the Final Report.  eLib: The Electronic Libraries Programme.  1 June 2000 (UK)

30 May, 2000

25 May, 2000

  • NCODE (National Council for Open and Distance Learning) (AU)

16 May, 2000

10 May, 2000
 

Federal Budget News

9 May, 2000

4 May, 2000

3 May, 2000

26 April, 2000

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14 April, 2000

  • Managing Cultural Assets  from a Business Perspective, by Laura Price, of KPMG  LLP, and Abby Smith, of CLIR.  Council on Library and Information Resources (US)
  • EARL:  The Consortium for Public Library Networking (UK)
  • Renardus, a collaborative project that aims to improve access to a range of existing Internet-based information services across Europe. Funded through the Information Society  Technologies (IST) Programme 'Promoting a User-friendly Information Society' - a major theme of the European Union's 5th Framework Programme. (EU)
  • BioMed Central "To provide you with the means to communicate research findings, news, comment and analysis in all areas of biology and clinical medicine directly with your peers." (US)

11 April, 2000

  • Publications List of the British Library National Preservation Office (UK)
    • New publications: 'Photocopying of library and archive materials'
      'Guidance for exhibiting archive and library materials'
      'Good handling principles and practice for library and archive materials'
      'Preparing funding applications for preservation and conservation projects'
      'The application and use of standards in the care and management of libraries and archives'
      'Preservation of photographic material'

10 April, 2000

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6 April, 2000

5 April, 2000

  • Fathom - World-renowned academic and cultural institutions partner for first time to create interactive knowledge company:  Fathom poised to redefine scope of online learning - Founding Partners: Columbia University, The London School of Economics and  Political Science, Cambridge University Press, The British Library, Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History, and The New York Public Library (Press Release 3 April, 2000) (US)
  • LTWorld is the online version of Library technology,  enhanced  with full text content from the LITC news database, and other LITC publications.  (UK)
  • On behalf of the HE/BL Task Force, the RSLP Office has issued an invitation to tender for a study on the long-term future of the legacy collections of The British Library’s Document Supply Centre. (UK)
    National Bandwidth Inquiry - Final report released 5 April 2000 - Federal Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts (AU)

27 March, 2000

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22 Februrary, 2000

  • Technology Diffusion Program.  Department of Industry, Science & Resources.  (AU)
  • National Innovation Summit  held in Melbourne on February 10 and 11, 2000.  Sponsored by the Federal Government (Dept of Industry Science & Resources) in conjunction with the Business Council of Australia.  (AU)

10 February, 2000

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  • A Question of Balance:  Private Rights and the Public Interest in Scientific and Technical Databases. Committee for a Study on Promoting Access to Scientific and Technical Data for the Public Interest, National Research Council ISBN 0-309-06825-8  (US)

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6 January, 2000