Apologies for cross posting

The delayed January 2001 edition of the DLF Newsletter is now available from

The edition includes updates on developments at the California Digital
Library, Cornell University, Harvard University, the Library of Congress,
University of Michigan, and a new report from the University of Southern

The edition also includes a report from the DLF Office of the Director. The
report documents progress with ongoing DLF initiatives (e.g. Open Archives
Initiatives, AIC/ArtSTOR, reference linking, review of best practice
recommendations) while introducing a number of new DLF initiatives
- to design and possibly prototype a cataloguing tool for visual resources,
- to design and possibly prototype a service to register digitized
monographs and journals;
- to develop standards for describing technical, structural, and
administrative characteristics of digital objects;
- to investigate changing patterns of library use.