We gratefully acknowledge the funding provided to Gerry McKiernan from the
Travel and Research Funds Committee, Iowa State University Library,
to renovate CyberStack(sm), to add icons to its subject listings, to add
selected resources to its Title Index and for an initiative to incorporate additional resources with the Science (Q)
and Medicince (R) sections of the CyberStacks(sm) collection.
We are also grateful for the access made available to the Internet and World
Wide Web (WWW) by the Iowa State University Library and the Durham Center for
Computation and Communication, Iowa State University. We are also
exceptionally grateful for the Digital Equipment Corporation DEC 3000 and
Silicon Graphics Indy workstations made availability at the university's
computation center and for access provided to the university's Project Vincent integrated, distributed network.
We are particularly grateful to the Council on International Programs at
Iowa State University for its grant to Gerry McKiernan that will support the
full incorporation of all relevant resources in Science (Q) and Technology (T) from
the CyberStacks(sm) Title Index and as well as efforts to identify and
incorporate additional resources in these fields over the course of the next
several months. We also thank the council for funds that will support the
expansion of CyberStacks(sm) to include Web resources in selected areas of
the Social Sciences and the Humanities and the addition of selected
non-Reference resources within its collection.
We are grateful to James P. Vary, Acting Director
of the International Institute for Theoretical and Applied Physics (IITAP)
and D. Michael Warren, Director of the Center for Indigenous Knowledge for
Agriculture and Rural Development (CIKARD) at Iowa State University
for their interest, support and participation in this phase of the
development of the CyberStacks(sm) collection.