The Heinz Electronic Library Interactive On-Line System: A Multi-Disciplinary Approach
journal contributionposted on 01.01.1994 by Gabrielle Michalek
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ThiS year Carnegie Mellon University began work to develop a fully electronic historical archive of the papers of the late Senator H. John Heinz III. The project is named HEllOS, the Heinz Electronic-Library Interactive On-line System, in honor of the late Senator. Carnegie Mellon received over one million dollars from the Heinz Family Foundation, Heinz Company Foundation and Heinz Endowments in support of the HEllOS project. The grant supports the establishment of the H. John Heinz III Archives where the Congressional papers of the late Sena tor are being preserved and digitized to make them electronically accessible to students, faculty, public-policy professionals and researchers. Edward Galloway, the Heinz Archivist, will describe the Heinz Archives and the HEllOS project in his presentation. The present pa per will concentrate on the members of the HEllOS project team and their intellectual contributions with special emphasis on Carnegie Mellon's multidisciplin ary approach to creating an electroni c archives.