dLIST Information Sciences Digital Archive Announces New Editors

From: Charles W. Bailey, Jr. <cbailey_at_UH.EDU>
Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2006 22:29:14 -0500

We are pleased to announce the dynamic new team of editors for dLIST, the
Digital Library of Information Science & Technology. These
Information/Library & Information Science faculty and librarians will be
responsible for specific subjects.

* Charles W. Bailey, Jr., Asst. Dean for Digital Library Planning and
Development, University of Houston Libraries, Houston

* Anita Coleman, Asst. Prof., University of Arizona, Tucson

* Marija Dalbello, Assoc. Prof., Rutgers, The State University of New
Jersey, New Brunswick

* Fernando Elichirigoity, Asst. Prof., University of Illinois at Urbana-

* Kristin R. Eschenfelder, Assoc. Prof., University of Wisconsin at

* Cheryl Knott Malone, Assoc. Prof., University of Arizona, Tucson

* Paul Marty, Asst. Prof., Florida State University, Tallahassee

* Michael May, Adult Services Librarian, Carnegie-Stout Public Library,

* Soo Young Rieh, Asst. Professor, University of Michigan

dLIST is a cross-institutional, subject-based, open access digital archive
for the Information Sciences, including Archives and Records Management,
Library and Information Science, Information Systems, Museum Informatics,
and other critical information infrastructures. The dLIST vision is to
serve as a trusted archive and source for scholarly communication in the
Information Sciences, broadly understood. dLIST seeks to positively impact
and shape scholarly communication in our closely related fields. Editors
represent diverse sub-disciplinary communities and work closely with
scholars in different fields such as Digital Humanities and Digital
Libraries (Marija Dalbello), Government Information and Social Informatics
(Kristin Eschenfelder), Information Behaviors (Soo Young Rieh), Museum
Informatics (Paul Marty), Scholarly Communication (Charles Bailey),
Science Technology Studies (Fernando Elichirigoity), and Classics (Michael
May). More information about each of the dLIST editors is available at

The new team invites you to self-register, self-archive and explore the
many unique features of dLIST.

Some dLIST features are:

* DL-Harvest, http://dlharvest.sir.arizona.edu., an open access
aggregator, which brings together materials from 14 global and open access
archives in the Information Sciences for meta-searching and access to the

* Detailed Usage Statistics,
_date;range=4w provide usage statistics of each item in dLIST

* RSS feeds and subscription alerts for items deposited in dLIST are
available both by individual subjects (example: Academic Libraries) as
well as the entire archive and anybody can be alerted automatically and
quickly about new dLIST works, http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu/feeds.html

* A streamlined new web-based submission interface that lets authors
upload and deposit their works easily

* Software patches and modifications (useful to Eprints archive
maintainers) by Joseph Roback, http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu/tnnd.html

* dLIST Classics is a new project that will be making fundamental and
leading Library and Information Science texts openly accessible in dLIST.

For more information about dLIST and to self-register please visit
http://dlist.sir.arizona.edu/ or email dlist at u dot arizona dot edu.

dLIST, Digital Library of Information Science & Technology
Email: dlist at u dot arizona dot edu
Contact: Garry Forger, Learning Technologies at the University of Arizona

Anita Coleman
Received on Thu Jun 08 2006 - 11:18:32 BST

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