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Library Hi Tech News 23:3 (2006), pp. 5–11.
The American Library Association Midwinter Meeting was held in San Antonio, Texas, January 20–25, 2006. The following are highlights from the meeting. We have a range of coverage and reviewers. Christopher Cox gives us an update on groups discussing digital media such as HD-DVD and Blu-ray, electronic reference books, and RFID issues. Hui Hua Chua writes about a discussion on federated searching. M. Claire Stewart reports on the inaugural meeting of the ALCTS Preservation and Reformatting Section’s Digital Preservation Discussion Group and a whirlwind meeting on standards, which included the discussion of five standards and the overall National Information Standards Organization (NISO) structure. We conclude with a review of the day-long program on OCLC Digitization Standards sponsored by OCLC Digital Collection Services & Preservation Service Center by S.G. Ranti Junus.