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The August, 2002 issue of RLG DigiNews is now available at

http://www.rlg.org/preserv/diginews/
     (from North American, and other world sites) or

http://www.rlg.ac.uk/preserv/diginews/
     (from UK Janet sites) or

http://www.ohio.rlg.org/preserv/diginews/
     (from most European sites)


The August 2002 issue includes:

Volume 6, Number 4

Feature Article 1:
Why the Archives Introduced Digitisation on Demand, by Ted Ling


Feature Article 2:
Digitizing Historic Newspapers: Progress and Prospects, by Marilyn Deegan


Highlighted Web Site:
Fedora: Developing an Open-Source Digital Repository Management System


FAQ
New Web Domain Names, by Peter Botticelli


Special Focus:
Book Scanners and Cradles: Links to Products and Reviews, by Stephen
Chapman



RLG DigiNews is a bimonthly web-based newsletter intended to:

 *  Focus on issues of particular interest and value to managers of
    digital initiatives with a preservation component or rationale.
 *  Provide filtered guidance and pointers to relevant projects to improve
    our awareness of evolving practices in image conversion and digital
    preservation.
 *  Announce publications (in any form) that will help staff attain a
    deeper understanding of digital issues.


For more information about RLG or RLG's preservation community,
please contact Robin Dale ([log in to unmask]).


Robin L. Dale
RLG Member Programs & Initiatives
1200 Villa Street
Mountain View, CA  94041-1100

Ph: +1 (650) 691-2238
Fax:  +1 650.964.0943
Email: [log in to unmask]



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Neil Beagrie                         JISC Digital Preservation Focus
Programme Director             Secretary, Digital Preservation Coalition
JISC London Office,              Tel/Fax/Voicemail :+44 (0)709 2048179
King's College London          email:       [log in to unmask]
Strand Bridge House            url:            www.jisc.ac.uk/dner/preservation/
138 - 142, The Strand,                          www.dpconline.org
London WC2R 1HH              email list:  www.jiscmail.ac.uk/lists/digital-preservation.html

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