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International Journal on Digital Libraries

International Journal on Digital Libraries

Executive Editor-in-Chief: Nabil R. Adam
Editors-in-Chief: E.J. Neuhold; R. Furuta
Managing Editors: I. Frommholz; B. Shafiq

ISSN: 1432-5012 (print version)
ISSN: 1432-1300 (electronic version)

Journal no. 799

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Executive Editor-in-Chief

Nabil R. Adam
Rutgers University, CIMIC
Newark, NJ 07102, USA
Tel.+1 (973) 353-5239


Erich J. Neuhold
University of Vienna
Faculty of Computer Science
Waehringerstrasse 29
1090 Vienna, Austria
Tel. +43 664-825-1259

Richard Furuta
Texas A&M University, CSDL
3112 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3112, USA
Tel. +1 (979) 845-3839

Managing Editors

Ingo Frommholz
University of Bedfordshire
Department of Computer Science and Technology
Park Square
Luton LU1 3JU, UK

Basit Shafiq
Lahore University of Management Sciences
Department of Computer Science
D.H.A., Lahore Cantt.
54792 Lahore, Pakistan

Advisory Board

Daniel E. Atkins
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Stephen Griffin
University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Seamus Ross
University of Toronto, Canada

Costantino Thanos
Istituto di Elaborazione della Informazione, Pisa, Italy

Yelena Yesha
University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA

Editorial Board

Maristella Agosti, University of Padua, Italy
Vijay Atluri, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ, USA
David Bainbridge, The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
Joeran Beel, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
José Borbinha, INESC-ID / IST, Lisboa, Portugal
Karim Boughida, The University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, USA
Soon Ae Chun, CUNY-College of Staten Island, NY, USA
Panos Constantopoulos, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
Murilo Cunha, Universidade de Brasilia, Brasil
Giorgio Maria Di Nunzio, University of Padua, Italy
Milena Dobreva, University of Malta, Malta
J. Stephen Downie, University of Illinois, Champaign, IL, USA
Edward A. Fox, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
Norbert Fuhr, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Stefan Gradmann, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Annika Hinze, The University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand
Adam Jatowt, Kyoto University, Japan
Jaap Kamps, Universiteit van Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Unmil P. Karadkar, The University of Texas at Austin, TX, USA
Martin Klein, Los Alamos National Laboratory, NM, USA
László Kovács, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, MTA SZTAKI, Budapest, Hungary
Ee-Peng Lim, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Catherine C. Marshall, Texas A&M University, TX, USA
Philipp Mayr, GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Cologne, Germany
Ian Milligan, University of Waterloo, Canada
Michael L. Nelson,
Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA
Vivien Petras, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany
Andreas Rauber, University of Technology, Vienna, Austria
Thomas Risse, University Library Johann Christian Senckenberg, Franfurt/Main, Germany
Alfredo Sanchez, Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Mexico
Rudi Schmiede, Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany
Joan A. Smith, Emory University Libraries, Atlanta, GA, USA
Shigeo Sugimoto, University of Library and Information Science, Ibaraki, Japan
Giannis Tsakonas, University of Patras, Greece
Michele C. Weigle, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, USA
Megan Winget, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA

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    The International Journal on Digital Libraries is a quarterly journal aimed at advancing the theory and practice of acquisition, definition, organization, management, and dissemination of digital information via global networking. It emphasizes issues in digital information production, management, and use; high-speed networks and connectivity; interoperability and seamless integration of information, people, profiles, tasks, and needs; security and privacy of individuals and business transactions; and effective business processes. Its scope includes:

    -Agent technology for information filtering, location and dissemination; targeted information delivery systems; personal information delivery and filtering, discovery of new information and sources of new information
    - Acquisition of digital information; authoring environments for digital objects; digitization of traditional content
    - Security and privacy, digital timestamping, digital signatures, digital watermarks, notarization and authentication systems
    - Information organization, storage and management, archival of information, subscription management and issues in recency of information
    - Interoperability of different digital objects, multimodal presentations, cross-platform interoperability
    - Information navigation, intelligent surfing and browsing, automatic browsing index creation, resource discovery through opinion indexing, search by content, semantic searching, smart indexing and search technology
    - User interfaces for digital objects, design of user interfaces for universal access, multimedia user interfaces, interfaces for handicapped users, adaptive user interfaces
    - Electronic commerce, virtual banking, electronic financial transactions
    - Economics of digital libraries, intellectual property issues, billing systems, universal access and tariffs 

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