Workshop on

Linking and searching in distributed digital libraries

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, University Library

March 18 - 20, 2002

Organizers: K. Dennis (Cornell University), G. Michler (Essen University), G. Schneider (Freiburg University), M.Suzuki (Kyushu University, Fukuoka)

The conference was supported by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, American Mathematical Society, Cornell University, University of Michigan, JSTOR, Mathematical Reviews, LizardTech and Japan Society for Promotion of Science.



Jane Kister
The Mathematical Reviews Database: Past, Present and Future
G. Michler
How to build a prototype for a distributed digital Mathematics Archive library



An international project to construct a global mathematics library

D. Burton and

E. Ozil

Bibliographic matching
Using DjVu for document compression,

transmission, search and retrieval: an overview

G. Schneider
On longtime preservation of digital documents
J. Price-Wilkin and

S. Rutter

Steps toward a globally distributed digital mathematics library, the University of Michigan experience
  • Part1 (S. Rutter)
  • Part2 (J. Price-Wilkin)


  • Th.Bouche
    The NUMDAM programme
    M. Okamoto



    A mathematical formula recognition method and its performance evaluation

    Extraction of text data and hyperlink structure from scanned images of mathematical journals

  • Example 1
  • Example 2
  • E. Ando
    A recognition system of voluminous journals of mathematics
    K. Yokota
    ExpressReader Pro adapted to retrodigitization of mathematical documents
    S. Thomas
    Linking between JSTOR and other online resources
    W. Kehoe
    Reference linking in project Euclid
    M. Kratzer


    Automatic reference linking using MR Look Up
    R. Nörenberg
    Searchable retrodigitized mathematical articles with linked references