Workshop on Electronic Texts Proceedings

Edited by James Daly
9-10 June 1992
Library of Congress
Washington, D.C.

Supported by a Grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Proceedings
Welcome
Prosser Gifford and Carl Fleischhauer
Session I. Content in a New Form: Who Will Use It and What Will They Do?
James Daly (Moderator)
Avra Michelson, Overview
Susan H. Veccia, User Evaluation
Joanne Freeman, Beyond the Scholar

Discussion

Session II. Show and Tell
Jacqueline Hess (Moderator)
Elli Mylonas, Perseus Project

Discussion

Eric M. Calaluca, Patrologia Latina Database
Carl Fleischhauer and Ricky Erway, American Memory

Discussion

Dorothy Twohig, The Papers of George Washington

Discussion

Maria L. Lebron, The Online Journal of Current Clinical Trials

Discussion

Lynne K. Personius, Cornell mathematics books

Discussion

Session III. Distribution, Networks, and Networking: Options for
Dissemination
Robert G. Zich (Moderator)
Clifford A. Lynch

Discussion

Howard Besser

Discussion

Ronald L. Larsen
Edwin B. Brownrigg

Discussion

Session IV. Image Capture, Text Capture, Overview of Text and Image
Storage Formats
William L. Hooton (Moderator)

A) Principal Methods for Image Capture of Text: direct scanning, use of microform

Anne R. Kenney
Pamela Q.J. Andre
Judith A. Zidar
Donald J. Waters

Discussion

B) Special Problems: bound volumes, conservation, reproducing printed halftones

George Thoma
Carl Fleischhauer

Discussion

C) Image Standards and Implications for Preservation

Jean Baronas
Patricia Battin

Discussion

D) Text Conversion: OCR vs. rekeying, standards of accuracy and use of imperfect texts, service bureaus

Michael Lesk
Ricky Erway
Judith A. Zidar

Discussion

Session V. Approaches to Preparing Electronic Texts
Susan Hockey (Moderator)
Stuart Weibel

Discussion

C.M. Sperberg-McQueen

Discussion

Eric M. Calaluca

Discussion

Session VI. Copyright Issues
Marybeth Peters

Session VII. Conclusion
Prosser Gifford (Moderator)

General discussion

Appendix I: Program
Appendix II: Abstracts
Appendix III: Directory of Participants

Acknowledgements

I would like to thank Carl Fleischhauer and Prosser Gifford for the opportunity to learn about areas of human activity unknown to me a scant ten months ago, and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation for supporting that opportunity. The help given by others is acknowledged on a separate page.

19 October 1992
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