Late Breaks - Endeavor Information Systems

In association with Endeavor Information Systems, Sun Microsystems’ technology is the incubator for a full-featured digital library solution, called ENCompass. New to the market, ENCompass is teamed with Endeavor to allow libraries to digitize their collections through the use of a standard commercial package, thereby lowering costs to libraries. Such developments are designed to allow the research library to function in its traditional sense, while expanding its services to a networked environment that supports teaching, research and distributed learning. Cornell University, named by Sun Microsystems as the “Sun Center of Excellence for Digital Libraries,” will serve as an international model for the digital library environment of the 21st century. To read more, visit

This article originally appeared in the 09/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.