Magazine article Computers in Libraries

Current Cites: Electronic Publishing

Magazine article Computers in Libraries

Current Cites: Electronic Publishing

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DeLoughry, Thomas J. "Journal Articles Dating Back as Far as a Century Are Being Put On Line" Chronicle of Higher Education 43(15) (December 6, 1996): A30-A32.-This articles traces the development of the ambitious JSTOR program for digitizing journals from its earliest inception. JSTOR utilizes a World Wide Web interface but allows scholars to view pages exactly as they appear in print. Although startup costs for participants constitute another financial challenge for research libraries, the release of "prime space for prime journals" is a tempting and muchneeded benefit of the program. Moreover, JSTOR's information scientists believe that the system will allow libraries to build stronger links with faculty users and realize savings on costly microfilm and microfiche collection programs.-TH

Guha, R. V. "Meta Content Format" (http://hotsauce.apple.com/text/mcf.html).

-Meta Content Format (MCF) is a proposed language from Apple Computer for representing meta content. This white paper on MCF specifically mentions that MCF might be one way of implementing the Dublin Core in computer programs. …

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