March 1, 2005 by J. Johnson
D-Lib is an open access, online-only journal, produced by the Corporation for National Research Initiatives and funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation. The focus is on “digital library research and development, including but not limited to new technologies, applications, and contextual social and economic issues.” (www.dlib.org)
The magazine is published eleven times a year and is released monthly, except for the July and August issues which are combined and released in July. The full contents of the magazine, including all back issues, are available free of charge at the D-Lib web site (http://www.dlib.org) as well as multiple mirror sites around the world.
The primary goal of the magazine is timely and efficient information exchange for the digital library community. To meet this goal, both the articles and the shorter pieces are solicited or selected from among unsolicited submissions. If you would like to contribute to the D-Lib Magazine, or if you have any questions and comments about the magazine, please send e-mail to editor AT dlib.org.
D-Lib Magazine is produced by the Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI), has been sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) on behalf of the Digital Libraries Initiative under Grant No. N66001-98-1-8908, and is currently being funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
WebJunction is an online community of libraries and other agencies sharing knowledge and experience to provide the broadest public access to information technology. In 2002, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) a three-year grant to build a portal for public libraries and other organizations that provide open access to information. Building on the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s five-year-old U.S. Library Program, which has provided over 40,000 computers with Internet access to more than 10,000 libraries across the United States and Canada, WebJunction is the work of five organizations, led by OCLC. http://www.webjunction.org It is a portal designed to help library staff make the best use of emerging digital opportunities