In a message dated 15/08/2002 07:01:18 GMT Daylight Time, [log in to unmask] writes:

     This message is being cross-posted.
         Apologies for duplication.

The August, 2002 issue of RLG DigiNews is now available at
     (from North American, and other world sites) or
     (from UK Janet sites) or
     (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

New Web Domain Names, by Peter Botticelli

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

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
 *  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]

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:  
138 - 142, The Strand,                
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