A Registry of Embedded Multimedia Electronic Journals

"Words still have ... primacy,
but they can be illuminated by images and moving pictures and by numbers and by sounds."
Tom Wilson / "In the Beginning Was the Word ..." / ELVIRA2: 1

ACM Journal of Experimental Algorithmics

American Communication Journal

Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology

Biochemical Journal Online


Chemical Communications

The Chemical Educator


Circulation Research

Combustion Theory and Modelling

Conservation Ecology



Earth Interactions

EOL (Ethnomusicology OnLine)

EPJ Direct

Experimental Biology Online

Expert Reviews in Molecular Medicine

Frontiers in Bioscience

G.O. Geowissenschaften Online

Genome Research

Heart Surgery Forum



Interactive Multimedia Journal for Computer-Enhanced Learning

Internet Archaeology

Internet Journal of Chemistry


Journal for MultiMedia History

J.UCS Journal of Universal Computer Science

Journal of African Music and Popular Culture

Journal of Artificial Intelligence Research

Journal of Cell Science

Journal of Digital Information

Journal of Interactive Media in Education

Journal of Molecular Modeling

Journal of Seventeenth-Century Music

Living Reviews in Relativity

Molecular Biology of the Cell

Molecular Plant Pathology On-Line

Molecular Vision

Molecules Online


New Astronomy

New Journal of Chemistry

New Journal of Physics

Nonlinear Science Today

Optics Express


Postmodern Culture

Protein Science



Radiology Online


Sciences of Soils

Sociological Research Online


Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics and Econometrics


VR in the Schools

World Wide Web Journal of Biology


Ackerman, L. V.. & Simonaitis, A. (1997). RSNA Electronic Journal: Beyond Paper Images: Radiology on the Web. Journal of Electronic Publishing 3(1). (22 June 2000).
Alvear, J. (1998). Web Developer.Com Guide to Streaming Multimedia. New York: John Wiley and Sons.
Ames, A. A., Nadeau, D. R. & Moreland, J. L. (1997). VRML 2.0 Sourcebook (2nd ed.). Chichester: John Wiley and Sons.
Amlinski, L. (2000). The Multimedia library as a general perspective of the library system. LIBER Quarterly 10(2), 168-181.
Baron, C. (1997). Web Animation for Dummies. Foster City, California: IDG Books Worldwide.
Botto, F. (1999). Dictionary of Multimedia and Internet Applications: A Guide for Developers and Users. Chichester: John Wiley and Sons.
Brannon, C., Digan, M. & Koyanagi, M. (1998). Streaming video. In: Dempsey, B.J. & Jones, P. (Eds.). Internet Issues and Applications, 1997-1998. (pp. [191]-197). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press.
BrowserWatch Plug-In Plaza. (7 December 1999).
Chu, H. (1999). Electronic Journals: Promises and Challenges for Academic Libraries . Brookville, NY: Long Island University, Palmer School of Library and Information Science. (7 December 1999).
Clarke, C., Swearington, L. & Anderson, David K. (1997). Shocking the Web (Windows edition). Berkeley, California: Marcromedia Press.
Collier, M. (1995). Defining the electronic library. In: Collier, M. & Arnold, K. (Eds.). Electronic Library and Visual Information Research, ELVIRA 1 : the Proceedings of the First ELVIRA Conference, held in May 1994 at De Montfort University, Milton Keynes. (pp. 1-5). London: Aslib.
Cox, J. (1997). Publishers, publishing and the Internet: how journal publishing will survive and prosper in the electronic age. Electronic Library 15(2), 125-131.
Cox, J. (1998). The Changing economic model of scholarly publishing: uncertainty, complexity and multi-media serials. Against the Grain 10(2), 24, 26-27.
Cox, J. (1998). The Changing economic model of scholarly publishing: uncertainty, complexity and multi-media serials. INSPEL 32(2), 69-78.
Dillon, P. M. (1998). Multimedia and the Web from A to Z (2nd ed.). Phoenix, Arizona: Oryx Press.
Duval, B. K. & Main, L. (1997). Adding sound and video to Web pages. Library Software Review 16(4), 230-234.
Eason, K., Carter, C., Harker, S., Pomfrett, S., Phillips, K, & Richardson, J. (1997). A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Multi-Media Electronic Journals in Scholarly Disciplines: Final Report. Loughborough, Leicestershire: Loughborough University, HUSAT Research Institute and Department of Human Sciences. (7 December 1999).
Ensor, P. (1999). Multimedia to the people . Library Journal 124(17), Netconnect 15-16.
Gantt, P. A. (1998). Maximizing multimedia for training purposes. Vision (November 1998). (7 December 1999).
Geisler, G. & Grams, E. (1998). Streaming audio. In: Dempsey, B.J. & Jones, P. (Eds.). Internet Issues and Applications, 1997-1998. (pp. [179]-190). Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press.
Griffiths, A. & Rasmussen, E. (1995). The Future of multimedia in research. In: Workshop Proceedings: Digital Libraries Conference and Multimedia Workshop: Multimedia for the Information Professional: An Interactive Workshop for Librarians and Information Managers, 29-30 March 1995, Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore. (pp. 68-74). Singapore: Library Association of Singapore (?).
Gulie, S. W. (1999). QuickTime for the Web: A Hands-On Guide. Boston: AP Professional.
Haynes, J (1999). New Journal of Physics: A Web-based and author-funded journal. Learned Publishing 12(4), 265-269. (18 November 2000).
Heyworth, M., Richards, J., Vince, A. & Garside-Neville, S. (1997). Internet Archaeology: a quality elctronic journal Antiquity 71(274), 1039-1042.
Hildyard, C. J., & Whitaker, B. J.. (1996). Chemical publishing on the Internet: electronic journals - who needs them? In: Raitt, D. I. & Jeapes, B. (Eds.). Online Information 96 : 20th International Online Information Meeting : Proceedings, London, 3-5 December 1996. (pp.143-150). Oxford: Learned Information Europe.
Holoviak, J. & Seitter, K. L. (1997). Earth Interactions: Transcending the limitations of the printed page. Journal of Electronic Publishing 3(1). (7 December 1999).
Hunter, P. J. (1999). Tiny TV: Streaming Video on the Web. Ariadne 22. (23 June 2000).
Laker, K. R. (1998). Electronic publication of technical information: opportunities and challenges from an IEEE perspective. In: Nielsen, C. S. & Herkert, J.R. (Eds.). Socioeconomic Dimensions of Electronic Publishing Workshop : Proceedings : Meeting the Needs of the Engineering and Scientific Communities : Santa Barbara, CA, USA, 23-25 April, 1998. (pp. 3-7). Piscataway, New Jersey : IEEE.
McEvoy, S. (2000). Microsoft Windows Media Player 7 Handbook. Redmond, California: Microsoft Press.
McKiernan, G. (1999). Embedded multimedia in electronic journals. Multimedia Information and Technology 25(4), 338-343.
McKiernan, G. (2000). The Static and the Dynamic: Embedded multimedia in electronic journals. Technicalities (August/September) 20(4), 1, 11-14.
Microsoft Corporation. (1999). Inside Windows Media: Learn to Combine Video, Audio, and Still Images to Create Streaming Media. Indianapolis, Indiana.: Que.
Moret, B. M. E. (1997). ACM'S Journal of Experimental Algorithmics: Bridging the gap between theory and practice. Journal of Electronic Publishing 3(1). (2 June 2000).
Ozer,J. (1996). Totally streaming media. CD-ROM Professional 9 (8), 55-58, 60-62, 64-66.
Schoonbaert, D. (1998). Biomedical journals and the World Wide Web. Electronic Library 16(2), 95-104.
Patterson, J. & Melcher, R. (1998). Audio on the Web. Berkeley, California: Peachpit Press.
Plant, D. (1998). Flash 3! Creative Web Animation. Berkeley, California: Macromedia Press.
Pullinger, D. & Baldwin, C. (1996). SuperJournal: A project in the UK to develop multimedia journals. D-Lib Magazine (January 1996). (7 December 1999).
Rohmann, G. (1998). Live and on-demand: streaming multimedia for the academic media center. MC Journal 6(1). (22 June 2000).
Rorvig, M (1998). A Common Representation Format for Multimedia (Composite) Documents [Grant proposal]. (9 July 1999). [Denton, Texas]: University of North Texas. (7 December 1999).
Schoonbaert, D. (1998). Biomedical journals and the World Wide Web. Electronic Library 16(2), 95-104.
Stone, G. D. (1998). Anthropology: implications for form and content of Web-based scholarship. Social Science Computer Review 16(1), 4-15.
The SuperJournal Project. (7 December 1999).
van Brakel, P. A. (1995). Electronic journals: publishing via Internet's Web Wide Web. Electronic Library 13(4), 389-396.
Vaughan, T. (1998). Multimedia: Making It Works. Berkeley, California: Osborne McGraw-Hill.
Welz, G. (1997). Multimedia comes of age. Internet World 8(2), 44-49.
Wheary, J, & Schutz, B. (1997). Living Reviews in Relativity: Making an electronic journal live. Journal of Electronic Publishing 3(1). (18 November 2000).
Wheary, J, Wild, L., Schutz, B. & Weyher, C. (1998). Living Reviews in Relativity: Thinking and developing electronically. Journal of Electronic Publishing 4(2). (18 November 2000).
Wilson, T. (1995). 'In the Beginning Was The Word ' : Social and economic factors in scholarly electronic communication. In: Collier, M. & Arnold, K. (Eds.). Electronic Library and Visual Information Research, ELVIRA 2 : the Proceedings of the Second ELVIRA Conference, held in May 1995 at De Montfort University, Milton Keynes. (pp. 1-10). London: Aslib.
Wusteman, J. (1996). Electronic journal formats. Program 30(4), 319-343.
Wusteman, J. (1997). Formats for the electronic library. Ariadne 8 (March 1997). (7 December 1999).
Zhang, A. (1999). Multimedia File Formats on the Internet: A Beginner's Guide for PC Users. (7 December 1999).
M-Bed(sm): A Registry of Embedded Multimedia Electronic Journals is a registry of electronic journals that have integrated multimedia within the text of their associated articles. Common types of multimedia include audio and video files as well as two-dimensional and 3-D models, and supplemental datasets. Users are encouraged to nominate additional candidate titles for incorporation.
M-Bed(sm) is compiled and maintained by Gerry McKiernan, Science and Technology Librarian and Bibliographer, Science and Technology Department, Iowa State University Library, and Curator, CyberStacks(sm), Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011

July 6 2001

"We have short-term retention of approximately 20% of what we hear, 40% of what we see and hear, and 75% of what we see, hear, and do (Gantt, 1998, p. 1).