Thursday, June 08, 2006

dLIST Information Sciences Digital Archive Announces New Editors

We are pleased to announce the dynamic new team of editors for dLIST, the Digital Library of Information Science & Technology. These Information/Library & Information Science faculty and librarians will be responsible for specific subjects.

* Charles W. Bailey, Jr., Asst. Dean for Digital Library Planning and Development, University of Houston Libraries, Houston

* Anita Coleman, Asst. Prof., University of Arizona, Tucson

* Marija Dalbello, Assoc. Prof., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick

* Fernando Elichirigoity, Asst. Prof., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

* Kristin R. Eschenfelder, Assoc. Prof., University of Wisconsin at Madison

* Cheryl Knott Malone, Assoc. Prof., University of Arizona, Tucson

* Paul Marty, Asst. Prof., Florida State University, Tallahassee

* Michael May, Adult Services Librarian, Carnegie-Stout Public Library, Dubuque

* Soo Young Rieh, Asst. Professor, University of Michigan

dLIST is a cross-institutional, subject-based, open access digital archive for the Information Sciences, including Archives and Records Management, Library and Information Science, Information Systems, Museum Informatics, and other critical information infrastructures. The dLIST vision is to serve as a trusted archive and source for scholarly communication in the Information Sciences, broadly understood. dLIST seeks to positively impact and shape scholarly communication in our closely related fields. Editors represent diverse sub-disciplinary communities and work closely with scholars in different fields such as Digital Humanities and Digital Libraries (Marija Dalbello), Government Information and Social Informatics (Kristin Eschenfelder), Information Behaviors (Soo Young Rieh), Museum Informatics (Paul Marty), Scholarly Communication (Charles Bailey), Science Technology Studies (Fernando Elichirigoity), and Classics (Michael May). More information about each of the dLIST editors is available at

The new team invites you to self-register, self-archive and explore the many unique features of dLIST.

Some dLIST features are:

* DL-Harvest,, an open access aggregator, which brings together materials from 14 global and open access archives in the Information Sciences for meta-searching and access to the full-text

* Detailed Usage Statistics,;range=4w provide usage statistics of each item in dLIST

* RSS feeds and subscription alerts for items deposited in dLIST are available both by individual subjects (example: Academic Libraries) as well as the entire archive and anybody can be alerted automatically and quickly about new dLIST works,

* A streamlined new web-based submission interface that lets authors upload and deposit their works easily

* Software patches and modifications (useful to Eprints archive maintainers) by Joseph Roback,

* dLIST Classics is a new project that will be making fundamental and leading Library and Information Science texts openly accessible in dLIST.

For more information about dLIST and to self-register please visit or email dlist at u dot arizona dot edu.

dLIST, Digital Library of Information Science & Technology
Email: dlist at u dot arizona dot edu
Contact: Garry Forger, Learning Technologies at the University of Arizona

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