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Apologies for duplication.

The April, 2001 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 April 2001 issue includes:
Volume 5, Number 2


Feature Articles:

Collecting and Preserving the Web: The Minerva Prototype, by William
Y. Arms, Roger Adkins, Cassy Ammen, and Allene Hayes

Collecting and Preserving the Web: Developing and Testing the NEDLIB
Harvester, by Juha Hakala

Conference Report:

Sound Practice: A Report of the Best Practices for Digital Sound
Meeting, 16 January 2001 at the Library of Congress, by Michael Seadle

Highlighted Web Site: Cultivate Interactive
FAQ: Andrew W. Mellon Electronic Journal Archiving Project

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 PRESERV, 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: (650) 691-2238
Fax: 650.964.0943
Email: [log in to unmask]

Daniel Greenstein
Director, Digital Library Federation
1755 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Suite 500
Washington DC 20036
phone 202 939 4762