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March/April 02009 issue of D-Lib Magazine is out

From the announcement on the DIGLIB mailing list (02009 03 16):

The March/April 2009 issue of D-Lib Magazine ( is now available.

This issue contains five articles, an opinion piece, two conference reports, the 'In Brief' column, excerpts from recent press releases, and news of upcoming conferences and other items of interest in 'Clips and Pointers'. This month, D-Lib features the Washington College of Law Historical Collection, courtesy of Susan McElrath, American University and Allison B. Zhang, Washington Research Library Consortium.

The opinion piece is:

What's Wrong with Citation Counts?
Jose H. Canos Cerda and Manuel Llavador Campos, Technical University of Valencia, Spain; and Eduardo Mena Nieto, University of Zaragoza, Spain

The articles include:

Going Grey? Comparing the OCR Accuracy Levels of Bitonal and Greyscale Images
Tracy Powell and Gordon Paynter, National Library of New Zealand

How Good Can It Get? Analysing and Improving OCR Accuracy in Large Scale Historic Newspaper Digitisation Programs
Rose Holley, National Library of Australia

Profiling Social Networks: A Social Tagging Perspective
Ying Ding and Elin K Jacob, Indiana University; James Caverlee, Texas A&M University; Michael Fried, University of Innsbruck, Austria; and Zhixiong Zhang, Chinese Academy of Science

Digitization Education: Courses Taken and Lessons Learned
Mats Dahlstrom and Alen Doracic, Swedish School of Library and Information Science

Toward Digitizing All Forms of Documentation
George V. Landon, Eastern Kentucky University

The Conference Reports include:

International Data curation Education Action (IDEA) Working Group: A Report from the Second Workshop of the IDEA
Carolyn Hank, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and Joy Davidson, University of Glasgow

Report on the 2nd Ibero-American Conference on Electronic Publishing in the Context of Scholarly Communication (CIPECC 2008)
Ana Alice Baptista, University of Minho, Portugal

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