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Proceedings of the 131st ARL Membership Meeting

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Preservation of Digital Information

Washington, D.C.
October 15-17, 1997
Gloria Werner, Presiding


Opening Session

Gloria Werner, ARL, President

Program Session I

Preservation of Digital Information: Issues, Challenges, Action


Meredith Butler, Chair, ARL Preservation Committee

Building Research & Action Agendas for Digital Archiving

Peter Graham, Associate University Librarian, Rutgers University

Partners in Preservation: The ICPSR Experience

Richard Rockwell, Executive Director, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

The Role of Software in Ensuring Longevity of Digital Documents

Jeff Rothenberg, Senior Computer Scientist, Rand Corporation

An Organizational Model for Preserving Digital USDA Publications

Jan Olsen, Associate University Librarian for Sciences and
Director, Mann Library, Cornell University Library

USDA Digital Publications: Creating a Preservation Action Plan

Evelyn Frangakis, Preservation Officer, National Agricultural Library

Responses to the CPA/RLG Report

Deanna Marcum, President, Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)

Steps Toward A System of Digital Archives

Donald Waters, Director of the Digital Library Federation, CLIR

Legislative Update

UCC Article 2B: Some Preliminary Comments on a New Issue for the Library Community

Robert L. Oakley, Georgetown University Law Center

Question and Answer Session

Program Session II

Copyright Management Information Systems


James G. Neal, Chair, Working Group on Copyright Issues

When Technology Leads Policy

Clifford Lynch, Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information

The Legal and Policy Implications of CMI

Julie E. Cohen, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law

The Industry Need for Identifiers and a CMI System

John Connors, Harcourt Brace & Company

Question and Answer Session


ARL Business Meeting

Program Updates & Discussions


Gloria Werner, ARL Presiding President

CLIR’s National Digital Library Federation

Deanna Marcum & Donald Waters

AAU/ARL Global Resources Program

Betty Bengston & Deborah Jakubs

Leadership & Career Development Program

Joan Giesecke & DeEtta Jones