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8.7 Who are some of the prominent librarians writing about the Internet and digital libraries?




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This article is from the Libraries FAQ, by Anthony Wilson paw@iglou.com with numerous contributions by others.

8.7 Who are some of the prominent librarians writing about the Internet and digital libraries?

All the LIS journals mentioned in section 8.5 feature articles on new
developments in library and information technology. The authors below
are some of the more well known columnists:

Reva Basch, http://www.well.com/user/reva/ was the Cybernaut columnist
for Computer Life from mid-'95 until that column's cessation in August
1997. Her articles can still be found at the Computer Life archive,
http://www1.zdnet.com/complife/ . Basch is also the author of "Secrets
of the Super searchers" and "Secrets of the Super Net Searchers",
http://www.onlineinc.com/pempress/super .

Mary Ellen Bates is the principal of Bates Information Services, a
research and consulting business, http://www.batesinfo.com/ . She is a
contributor to Online and Database,
http://www.onlineinc.com/index.html

Michel Bauwens, Internet Consultant /Cyber-marketer. He is the author
of the "Cybrarian's Guide to Cybermarketing",
http://www.radikal.be/guide/ Some of his articles on cyberculture and
the business of the Internet can be found at
http://www.KYBERCo.com/articles.htm .

Cynthia N. James-Catalano, jamcat@jamcat.com , is no longer writing
for Internet World, but you can still find her excellent columns on
librarians and information science at the IW site,
http://www.internetworld.com/ , and at James-Catalano's homepage,
http://www.jamcat.com/ . Be sure to read James-Catalana's article
"Look to the Librarians":
http://www.internetworld.com/1996/08/cyberlib.html It's a good
overview of how librarians are quietly taming the net.

Laverna Saunders, saunders@noblenet.org , is a contributing editor to
Computers in Libraries, http://www.infotoday.com/cilmag/ciltop.htm .

The ALA's Cyberlib.net, an online extension of its hardcopy
Cybrarian's Manual, has articles written by some of the most
knowledgeable librarians on the net:
http://www.ala.org/editions/cyberlib.net/index.html

 

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