ERIC Number: ED455845
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
National Online Meeting Proceedings (21st, New York, New York, May 16-18, 2000).
Williams, Martha E., Ed.
This Proceedings contains 51 of the 68 papers reviewed and selected by the Organizing/Reviewing Committee for presentation at the National Online Meeting, 2000. The volume begins with the introductory presentation of the Program Chairman, Martha E. Williams, "Highlights of the Online Database Industry and the Internet 2000." The balance of the papers is arranged alphabetically by the primary author's last name, and include the following topics: Web security in academic libraries; health and medical Internet resources; search engine selection for health information questions; information integration technology; issues librarians face in using search engines; digital libraries and their user communities; harnessing technology for better user services; project management approach to digital library development; sharing tools on newspaper Web sites; the information supply and demand chain; barriers and challenges to information retrieval systems; the changing landscape of business research; Web information communities, gatekeepers, "gurus," and users; journals that should still be printed; evaluating IR systems performance; multilingual search engines on the Internet; new methods for evaluating patron needs and electronic resource use in the technological library environment; evaluating the journal base of databases; working online with customers and colleagues; usage of digital libraries from the end-user point of view; users, tasks, the Web and information seeking behavior; building distributed asynchronous learning networks; a digital library resource Web site; machine learning for text categorization; factors influencing the evolution of an information system; Internet versus traditional online; trust in online systems; fluctuations in document accessibility; small business intelligence; predictive models for the effectiveness of data fusion in information retrieval; new model for publishing on the Internet; building a digital library resources unit; international indexing and classification activities of Internet portals; evolving psychology of online use; library services to distance learners across the Pacific; search success in digital libraries versus OPACs; digital rights management; ready reference on the Internet; distance education in virtual classrooms; creating dynamic Web pages using commercial off-the-shelf applications; a cognitive and linguistic science approach to searching the Internet; university Web sites in English speaking countries; ensuring quality taxonomies; environmental and chemical sources on the Internet; the Eighth Text Retrieval Conference; the DocMorph Server and its computer-assisted reading facility; effects of the "Tasini v. New York Times" court decision; international business research and the Web; database searching on the Internet; and online interface comparison. Titles of presentations at the meeting for which text does not appear in the Proceedings are listed. Includes an index. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Databases, Electronic Libraries, Information Industry, Information Management, Information Retrieval, Information Technology, Internet, Library Automation, Online Searching, Online Systems, User Needs (Information), World Wide Web
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