Dear friends,

I hope that this email finds you and your families well.

I call your attention here to the DLF Forum, which will go ahead as planned
on 16-18 November (a draft preliminary program is available from I would be grateful if
you could bring the following information to the attention of colleagues who
might like to attend.

The decision to proceed has not been taken lightly. Rather, in light of our
national tragedy, it seems not only appropriate but important that the DLF
continue to search for the means of responsibly and economically managing
and supporting access to cultural and scholarly information. Given the
forum's key role in this work, we feel that it should proceed.

The registration deadline for the forum is October 29, 2001. Participants
may register by sending their name, title, and institutional affiliation to
[log in to unmask] indicating what dates they plan to attend.

A block of rooms has  been set aside at the Pittsburgh Marriott City Center.
Rooms can be booked at the DLF Forum rate of $99 per night depending on
availability and provided that reservations are made with the Marriott
before November 2, 2001. Be sure the DLF Forum is mentioned when making

If you or your colleagues have any questions about the forum, please don't
hesitate to contact me or Cassie Savage.

With very kind regards,

Daniel Greenstein
Director, Digital Library Federation
1755 Massachusetts Ave, NW #500
Washington DC 20036
(202) 939-4762