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This annual report of the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) begins with a list of staff, a letter for the Chairman of the Board, and a message from the CLIR President. Activities for 1999-2000 in the following areas are then summarized: (1) resources for scholarship, including the artifact in library collections, collections/content and the World Wide Web, and authenticity in the digital environment; (2) preservation awareness, including preserving multimedia resources, recorded sound in peril, and digital preservation; (3) digital libraries, including the Digital Library Federation program and communications infrastructure; (4) economics of information, including electronic journal usage statistics, a Stanford University study on scholars' use of electronic journals, economics of digital library collections, a Columbia University Press study of online resources, responsibility for digital archiving, and managing cultural assets from a business perspective; (5) leadership, including the Frye Leadership Institute, College Libraries Committee, Patricia Battin Scholarship Endowment, and Zipf Fellowship; and (6) international developments, including preservation awareness in Brazil, capacity building in South Africa, a survey of preservation science research, access to manuscripts and archives, and translation of encoded archival description standards into Spanish. Lists of publications, advisory groups, and active grants and contracts, as well as financial statements, are included. (MES)

Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Annual Reports, Electronic Journals, Electronic Libraries, Higher Education, Leadership, Library Associations, Library Materials, Library Services, Preservation, Research Libraries, World Wide Web

Autor: Council on Library and Information Resources, Washington, DC.


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