Among the proposed innovations in the Clinton Administration's plans to develop a National Information Infrastructure is the creation of, and support for, digital or electronic libraries to store and provide access to the vast amounts of information expected to be made available over the "information superhighway." Although the exact nature and future architecture of such libraries is still a matter for experimentation (and debate), there are several pioneering efforts underway to establish electronic libraries and to provide access to them. This paper describes one such effort underway at the University of California at Berkeley. In collaboration with four other universities we are developing interoperable electronic library servers containing the Computer Science technical reports for each participant and making them available over the internet using standard protocols.
Design and Development of a Network-Based Electronic Library
Full Collection Name
Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences Technical Reports
The Engineering Library
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