Seize the E-Journal Symposium Webliography

Edited by Hope Barton
May 2004
Annual Conference, Washington D.C.


Eileen Gifford Fenton, Executive Director, Electronic-Archiving Initiative, JSTOR
Web slide show at Symposium
BIOGRAPHY: Eileen is the Executive Director of the Electronic Archiving Initiative which was launched by JSTOR. She is leading the Initiative's effort to develop the organizational and technical elements necessary to ensure the long-term preservation of and access to scholarly literature published in electronic form. Previously Eileen was director of production at JSTOR, and she has also worked at the Vanderbilt and Yale University libraries. She earned a Masters of Science in Information from the University of Michigan and a Masters of Arts in English Literature from the University of Kentucky.

Erik Oltmans, Manager, e-Depot, National Library of the Netherlands
Web slide show at Symposium
BIOGRAPHY: Erik received his M.A. degree from Nijmegen University in 1994 and his PhD degree from the University of Twente in 1999, both in the fields of natural language processing and knowledge management. He joined the Dutch Telematica Institute in 2000, where he was involved in several content engineering projects. From 2000 to 2001 he chaired the MPEG-7 working group on Metadata Integration. He currently manages the e-Depot activities at the National Library of the Netherlands.

Raymond J. van Diessen, Erik Oltmans & Hilde van Wijngaarden. Preservation Functionality in a Digital Archive. In: Proceedings of the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, Tucson, Arizona, USA, June 11th 2004. To be published.

Hilde van Wijngaarden & Erik Oltmans. Digital Preservation and Permanent Access: The UVC for Images. In: Proceedings of the Imaging Science & Technology Archiving Conference, San Antonio, Texas, USA, April 23rd 2004.

Erik Oltmans & Hilde van Wijngaarden. Digital Preservation in Practice: The e-Depot at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek. In: VINE – The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, 2004, To be published.

Erik Oltmans. Legal Deposit of Digital Materials. In: Liber Quarterly – The Journal of European Research Libraries, Vol. 13 (3), 2003.


Vicky Reich, Director, LOCKSS Program, Stanford University Libraries and Academic Resources. 
Publishers who support the LOCKSS program
Summary documents for Libraries
BIOGRAPHY: Vicky is Director and co-founder of the LOCKSS Program. Prior to the LOCKSS Program, she was, for eight years, the Assistant Director of HighWire Press. Vicky works to facilitate the industry's transition from print to online publishing models. She has over 20 years of extensive library experience in both public and technical services and has held positions at the: Upjohn Company; University of Michigan; Library of Congress; National Agricultural Library; and Stanford University. She earned her MLS from the University of Michigan.

Vicky Reich "Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe As A Cooperative Archiving Solution for E-Journals", Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship. Fall 2002.>

Vicky Reich & David S. H. Rosenthal, “LOCKSS, A permanent web publishing and access system: Brief introduction and status report”, Serials: The Journal for the Serials Community, Volume: 14 Number: 3, 2001 Page: 239-244.

Vicky Reich & David S. H. Rosenthal, “LOCKSS: A Permanent Web Publishing and Access System”, D-Lib Magazine, June 2001 Volume 7 Number 6.

Edwin Sequeira, Project Manager, PubMed Central, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine
Web slide show at Symposium
BIOGRAPHY: Ed Sequeira has been involved in the development of various database-related services at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) since 1988. He has managed PubMed Central (PMC), NLM's digital journal archive, since soon after it was launched in early 2000. Prior to joining NLM he held information technology management positions in several private sector organizations.

Mark Danderson, Director, Sales and Business Development, New England Journal of Medicine
BIOGRAPHY: Mark Danderson was recently appointed Director of Institutional Licensing and Services. Mark was given the responsibility to coordinate the launch of the new NEJM academic and clinical site license program. Prior to taking over the site license operation at the NEJM, Mark was the Director of the NEJM International Sales and Marketing Department for 12 years. During that time period Mark was responsible for the NEJM's business activities outside the United States, including the launch of 14 International Editions of the NEJM. Mark is also on the Board of Directors of the China Medical Tribune and worked for two years for Medicine Today in Sydney, Australia.

T. Scott Plutchak, Director, Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, University of Alabama, and Editor, Journal of the Medical Library Association
BIOGRAPHY: Scott has been Associate Professor and Director of the Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) since 1995. He has served as Editor of the Journal of the Medical Library Association since 1999. Prior to coming to Birmingham he was Director of the Health Sciences Library at St. Louis University is St. Louis Missouri, following several years at the National Library of Medicine as a Library Associate and then Technical Information Specialist. He has made numerous presentations and written extensively in a number of areas, most frequently regarding scholarly publishing and intellectual property issues.

Britain G. Roth, Director, Academic Information, Geisinger Health System
BIOGRAPHY: Brit Roth is Director of Academic Information for the Geisinger Health System, an integrated healthcare delivery system covering 32 counties in Pennsylvania. In his role as Director, Brit administers the services of the Health Sciences Libraries, Biomedical Communications, and Technology Education to serve the 600-physician group practice, 210-resident physicans, and the 8100 employees of Geisinger. Brit is a Distinguished Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals ('94- ) and has been active in health sciences librarianship for over 28 years in positions held in NY, Florida, and Pennsylvania.

Betsy L. Humphreys, M.L.S., Associate Director for Library Operations, U.S. National Library of Medicine
 Betsy is Associate Director for Library Operations at the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM) in the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services. She oversees NLM's basic services, including indexing the scientific literature for MEDLINE/PubMed;the National Network of Libraries of Medicine; NLM's National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology; the UnifiedMedical Language System (UMLS) project; and NLM's activities related to health data standards. NLM's Library Operations Division works closely withthe National Center for Biotechnology Information to expand the electronic journal content archived in PubMed Central. Ms. Humphreys is a member ofthe Institute of Medicine, a Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics, and a Distinguished member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals.


CALTECH Collection of Open Digital Archives (CODA)
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Harvard University Digital Library Initiative (DLI)

National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program
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Open Archives Initiative
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PubMed Central 
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Beagrie, N. Jones, M. Preservation management of digital materials: a handbook. London, 2001.

Cantara, Linda. Archiving electronic journals: research funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Digital Library Federation, Council on Library and Information Resources, Washington D.C., 2003.

Digital Preservation Management: Implementing short-term strategies for long-term solutions (tutorial). Cornell University Library.

Flecker, Dale. Digital archiving: what is involved? EDUCAUSE review, January-February, 2003

Friedlander, A. The national digital information infrastructure preservation program D-Lib Magazine 8:4 April 2002.

Hodge, Gail M. Best Practices for Digital Archiving. D-Lib Magazine, vol. 6 no. 1 January 2000

Hodge, G.M. and Carroll B.C. Digital electronic archiving: the state of the art and the state of the practice. Report sponsored by the International Council for Scientific and Technical Information, Information Policy Committee and CENDI, April 1999

Journal Archiving and Interchange Document Type Definition (DTD), The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) of the National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Metadata standards framework-preservation metadata. National Library of New Zealand, November 2002

Moore, R., Baru, C. Rajasekar, A. et al. Collection-based persistent digital archives. D-Lib Magazine, March and April 2002

Open Archival Information System (OAIS) Resources

Preservation metadata and the OAIS information model, a metadata framework to support the preservation of digital objects. Report by the OCLC-RLG Working Group on Preservation Metadata, June 2002

Preserving access to digital information (PADI). National Library of Australia

Preserving digital information: final report and recommendations. RLG and Commission on Preservation and Access

Rothenberg, Jeff. Ensuring the longevity of digital information. Scientific American January 1995 edition of Scientific American (Vol. 272, Number 1, pp.42-7).

Scholarly Electronic Publishing Resources

Selection and collaboration in digital preservation: an RLG-JISC Symposium, March 2003

Thibodeau, K. Overview of technological approaches to digital preservation and challenges in coming years. In: The state of digital preservation: an international perspective. Conference papers and documentary abstracts.

Trusted digital repositories: attributes and responsibilities. RLG-OCLC Report. May 2002