Preservation Metadata for Digital Objects: A Review of the State of the Art, a White Paper by the OCLC/RLG Working Group on Preservation Metadata, January 31, 2001.
"Collaborative efforts between the Research Libraries Group and OCLC Online Computer Library Center have produced a report identifying common goals and approaches to digital preservation metadata".
A working group was formed with the objective of developing "a comprehensive metadata framework applicable to a broad range of digital preservation activity. The paper shares the group's early thinking and exploration with a view to developing the necessary consensus among stakeholders."
The White Paper may be found online at the OCLC web site <http://www.oclc.org/digitalpreservation/> in PDF format.
Museums and the Web 2001 Proceedings, Archives and Museums Informatics, March 2001.
Abstracts of papers presented at the Museums and the Web 2001 Conference held 14 - 17 March 2001, Seattle, Washington, USA, are now available online. Many of the papers are also available in full text. Speakers were from 32 countries and presented on a wide variety of topics.
For the alphabetical list of speakers and links to their abstracts and papers, please see <http://www.archimuse.com/mw2001/speakers/>.
There are three working papers on digital preservation that are now available from the CAMiLEON project for comment. They are as follows:
Abstracts as well as full text of the above papers are at the CAMiLEON web site. Please see: <http://18.104.22.168/CAMiLEON/>.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), Volume 52, Number 5.
To see the Table of Contents, please click here.
The ASIST home page <http://www.asis.org/Publications/JASIS/tocs.html> contains the Table of Contents and brief abstracts from January 1993 (Volume 44) to date.
The John Wiley Interscience site http://www.interscience.wiley.com includes issues from 1986 (Volume 37) to date. Guests have access only to tables of contents and abstracts. Registered users of the Interscience site and ASIST members who have selected the electronic version of JASIST have access to the full text of these issues and to preprints.
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Libraries for 2020: Ensuring Public Participation in the 21st Century Information Society , by Nancy Kranich, in iMP magazine, ISSN 1523-4541, February 2001. iMP is an open access, electronic magazine published by the Center for Information Strategy and Policy (CISP) of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC).
The February issue of iMP has as its theme, "Visions and Challenges: IT in the Year 2020 and Tomorrow". Nancy Kranich, President of the American Library Association and Associate Dean of Libraries at New York University, has written this article about her vision of what libraries will be like twenty years into the future.
The article may be found in the February issue of iMP <http://www.cisp.org/imp/february_2001/02_01contents.htm>.
Point to Point
Arts and Humanities Data Service (AHDS) Case Studies on Digitization, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Board.
The AHDS Case Studies currently number eighteen and more will be added. The case studies show the benefits and obstacles in the creation, delivery and preservation of digital resources. Some provide general introductions to digitization, while others explore particular issues in greater detail, such as funding, copyright, standards, metadata, preservation and delivery. A variety of AHDS-related projects are examined. Different subject areas in the arts and humanities are covered, and examples are drawn from small projects that are close to completion to large-scale programs that are still in the planning stage.
The case studies are located at <http://ahds.ac.uk/casestudies/casestudies.html>.
Building the Virtual Reference Desk in a 24/7 World, webcasts of the symposium proceedings on digital reference co-hosted by the Libary of Congress and OCLC on January 12, 2001.
The presentations from the symposium can be viewed if you have RealPlayer version 7 or above. Presenters include:
The webcasts are located at <http://www.loc.gov/rr/digiref/webcasts/>.
Version 35, Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography, by Charles W. Bailey, Jr., February 16, 2001.
Charles W. Bailey, Jr., Assistant Dean for Systems, University Libraries, University of Houston, has announced the availability of Version 35 of his periodical bibliography. The selective bibliography presents over 1290 articles, books, electronic documents, and other sources and is focused on scholarly electronic publishing efforts on the Internet and other networks. In the bibliography, Bailey provides links to sources listed, where available. The bibliography is located at: < http://info.lib.uh.edu/sepb/sepb.html >. It is available in HTML, PDF, and Word 97 formats.
The North East Regional Computing Program (NERCOMP) - E-learning: Enhancing Education In and Out of the Classroom, 18 - 20 March 2001, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. For more information, please see <http://www.educause.edu/nercomp/2001/index.asp>.
4th British-Nordic Conference: Library and Information Studies, 21 - 24 March 2001, Dublin, Ireland. For more information, please see <http://www.db.dk/nyt/ugeavisen/00/34/konf.htm>.
The Second IEEE Pacific-Rim Conference on Multimedia, 24 - 26 October 2001, Beijing, China. Call for papers and proposals. The deadline has been extended to 22 March 2001. For more information, please see <http://research.microsoft.com/~PCM2001/>.
ETD 2001: The Fourth International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 22 - 24 March 2001, Pasadena, California, USA. For more information, please see <http://library.caltech.edu/etd/>.
Third USENIX Symposium on Internet Technologies and Systems, 26 - 28 March 2001, San Francisco, California, USA. For more information, please see <http://www.usenix.org/events/usits01/>.
EUNIS 2001: The 7th International Conference of European University Information Systems, 28 - 30 March 2001, Berlin, Germany. For more information, please see <http://www.hu-berlin.de/EUNIS2001/>.
12th Annual Information Technologies Workshop: Anticipating the Future of Information Technologies, 29 - 31 March 2001, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. For more information, please see <http://www.cic.edu/conferences/>.
2001: An LA Odyssey, ARLIS/NA 29th Annual Conference, 29 March - 4 April 2001, Los Angeles, California, USA. For more information, please see <http://arlis2001.ucsd.edu/index.html>.
Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) Seminar: Is There Life after E-prints? 30 March 2001, London, United Kingdom. For more information, please see <http://www.alpsp.org/s300301.htm>.
Digital Libraries: Advanced Methods and Technologies, Digital Collections: Third All-Russian Scientific Conference, 11 - 13 September, Petrozavodsk, Russia. Call for papers. The deadline for submission of abstracts is 31 March 2001. For more information, please see <http://rcdl2001.krc.karelia.ru/papers/index.shtml>.
CHI 2001 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 31 March - 5 April 2001. For more information, please see <http://www1.acm.org/sigs/sigchi/chi2001/>.
ECDL 2001: 5th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, 4 - 9 September 2001, Darmstadt, Germany. Call for papers. The submission deadline for all proposals is 1 April 2001. For more information, please see <http://www.ecdl2001.org/>.
National Leadership Grants for Library-Museum Collaborations. The application deadline for these grants is 1 April 2001. For more information, please see <http://www.imls.gov/>.
20th ICDE (International Council for Open and Distance Education) World Conference , 1 - 5 April 2001, Düsseldorf, Germany. For more information, please see <http://www.fernuni-hagen.de/ICDE/D-2001/final/english/index.html>.
The 3rd Annual Digital Reference Conference, 12 - 13 November 2001, Orlando, Florida, USA. Call for papers. The deadline for submission of papers is 2 April 2001. For more information, please see <http://vrd.org/conferences/VRD2001/proposals.html>.
Issues in Digital Librarianship: Accessing the Future, 2 - 3 April 2001, British Library Conference Center, London, United Kingdom. For more information, please see <http://www.bl.uk/services/preservation/oclc.html>.
Computers and Learning Conference (CAL2001): Learning Across the Ages - Looking Back and Looking Forward, 2 - 4 April 2001, Warwick, United Kingdom. For more information, please see <http://www.elsevier.com/homepage/sag/cal/menu.htm>.
International Conference on Collaboration and Ownership in the Digital Economy, 4 - 6 April 2001, Queens' College, Cambridge, United Kingdom. For more information, please see <http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/CODE/>.
First SIAM International Conference on Data Mining, 5 - 7 April 2001, Chicago, Illinois, USA. For more information, please see <http://www.siam.org/meetings/sdm01/>.
International Workshop on Digital Libraries, 3 - 7 September 2001, Munich, Germany. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 8 April 2001. For more information, please see <http://www.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/ifs/events/dlib2001/>.
Search Engines: Diversity and Controversy - The Sixth Search Engine Meeting, 9 - 10 April 2001, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. For more information, please see <http://www.infonortics.com/searchengines/>.
WIIW 2001: International Workshop on Information Integration on the Web - Technologies and Applications, 9 - 11 April 2001, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For more information, please see <http://www.cos.ufrj.br/wiiw/>
Eighth International Conference - Crimea 2001 - Libraries and Associations in the Transient World: New Technologies and New Forms of Cooperation, 9 - 17 June 2001, Sudak, Crimea. Call for papers. The deadline for submission of papers is 10 April 2001. For more information, please see <http://www.iliac.org/crimea2001/eng_inf.html>.
National Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Digital Library, Program Solicitation: NSF 01-55. The deadline for full proposals is 11 April 2001. For more information, please see <http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2001/nsf0155/nsf0155.htm>.
Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship. Call for articles for this special issue on collection development for scientific and technical libraries. The deadline for abstracts is 15 April 2001. For more information, please see <http://www.library.ucsb.edu/istl/>.
The Fifth Pacific-Asia Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, 16 - 18 April 2001, Kowloon, Hong Kong. For more information, please see <http://www.csis.hku.hk/pakdd01/>.
HPC 2001 - High Performance Computing Symposium: Grand Challenges in Computer Simulation, 22 - 26 April 2001, Seattle, Washington, USA. For more information, please see <http://www.nrl.csci.unt.edu/HPC/>.
DAC 2001 - Fourth International Digital Arts and Culture Conference, 26 - 28 April 2001, Providence, Rhode Island, USA. For more information, please see <http://www.stg.brown.edu/conferences/DAC/>.
MCN2001: The Annual Conference of the Museum Computer Network , 24 - 27 October 2001, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Call for papers. The deadline for submission is 30 April 2001. For more information, please see <http://www.mcn.edu/mcn2001/index.htm>.
Calls for Participation
Internet Librarian 2001, 6 - 8 November 2001, Pasadena, California, USA. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 27 April 2001.
This conference "caters to all interests and all levels of knowledge with four simultaneous tracks plus many workshop and networking opportunities. This year’s tracks and themes encompass: Managing Content, Web Tools, Inter/Intra/Extranet Services, Managing Knowledge Assets, Distance Learning and Instruction, Case Studies of Internet and Intranet Librarians, Web Development and Management, Digitizing Resources, Streaming Multimedia, School Libraries, and more." Below are just a few of many suggestions for paper topics.
Please see the Internet Librarian 2001 web site <http://www.infotoday.com/il2001/default.htm> for more information about submitting a paper proposal to this conference.
Special Issue of Library Hi Tech, Accessibility of Web-Based Information Resources for People with Disabilities. Call for articles. The submission deadline for abstracts is 1 May 2001.
The following call for participation was issued by guest editor Axel Schmetzke, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point:
"Library Hi Tech invites articles for a special issue on the "Accessibility of Web-Based Information Resources for People with Disabilities". The aim of this special issue is to promote a barrier-free virtual library environment that affords all users a maximum of independence. This aim is to be accomplished (a) by encouraging evaluative research on the accessibility of electronic information resources for people with print disabilities, (b) by enabling librarians to make informed procurement decisions, and (c) by providing information to encourage vendors to develop truly inclusive products."
"Welcome are articles on the accessibility of any web-based information resources, including those currently emerging on the market. These may include:"
Articles discussing other issues pertaining to web-accessibility of information and learning resources will also be considered.
Guidelines for authors can be found at <http://www.lib.msu.edu/seadle/Guidelines.html>.
VALA 2002 - 11th Biennial Conference and Exhibition: e-Volving Information Futures, 6 - 8 February 2002, Melbourne, Australia. Call for papers. The deadline for submission is 14 May 2001.
The Victorian Association for Library Automation Inc. (VALA), has issued a call for papers for the VALA annual conference to be held in 2002. Suggested topics for papers include the following:
Please see <http://www.vala.org.au/conf2002.htm> for more information.
2nd Annual International Symposium on Music Information Retrieval 2001, 15 - 17 October 2001, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. Call for papers. The deadline for submission is 14 May 2001.
Building upon research being conducted around the world, the International Symposium on Music Information Retrieval is the only music-IR meeting. The resulting information interchange will enable scholars to move more quickly towards viable solutions to many problems. The symposium will include both invited and submitted papers on the following topics, as well as other related topics:
More information about submitting papers to this conference can be found at <http://ismir2001.indiana.edu/>.
Sixth International Conference for Young Computer Scientists: ICYCS'2001, 24 - 25 October 2001, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 20 May 2001.
ICYCS'2001 is an international conference for young computer scientists and is sponsored by the China Computer Federation. This year, the theme of the conference is "Information Technology and Application in the 21st Century". The conference will focus on e-Engineering, e-Business, e-Learning, e-Commerce, etc. Topics of interest for papers include, but are not limited to, the following areas:
Please see the ICYCS conference web site <http://www.icycs2001.org/> for more information.
ICDM '01: The 2001 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining, 29 November - 2 December 2001, Silicon Valley, California, USA. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 16 June 2001.
The following description of the conference is from the ICDM web site:
"The 2001 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM '01) provides a forum for the sharing of original research results and practical development experiences among researchers and application developers from different data mining related areas such as machine learning, automated scientific discovery, statistics, pattern recognition, knowledge acquisition, soft computing, databases and data warehousing, data visualization, and knowledge-based systems. The conference seeks solutions to challenging problems facing the development of data mining systems, and shapes future directions of research by promoting high quality, novel and daring research findings. As an important part of the conference, the workshops program will focus on new research challenges and initiatives."
Please see the ICDM '01 web site for suggested topics and submission instructions <http://kais.mines.edu/~xwu/icdm/main-01.shtml>.
American Library Association Annual Conference 2001, 14 - 20 June 2001, San Francisco, California, USA.
Check web site for program information after March 1, advance registration fees available until 18 May 2001.
For more information, please see <http://www.ala.org/events/ac2001/>.
Tenth International World Wide Web Conference, 1 - 5 May 2001, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Wanchai, Hong Kong.
This conference will take place in the heart of the Asia-Pacific region. Leaders from industry, academia, and government will present the latest developments in Web technology, and discuss the issues and challenges facing the web community as it moves into the 21st century. The conference will consist of refereed paper sessions, poster sessions, panel sessions, a W3C track and six specialized tracks: Culture, E-commerce on the Web, Vendors, the Web and Education, Web Internationalization, and the Web and Society. It will also feature presentations by keynote and invited speakers. The first day of the conference will be a day of tutorials and workshops, and the last day will be a developers' day.
For more information, please see <http://www10.org>.
2001 Odyseé Canadian Health Libraries Association Conference (CHLA), 5 - 9 May 2001, Québec, Canada.
Included in CHLA Annual Conference are two full days of continuing education courses. The conference provides a forum for participants from across the country to share ideas and address issues of relevance to the health sciences information field. In addition to a varied program of panel discussions, lectures and informal meetings, CHLA/ABSC hosts an exhibit of products and services of particular interest to health science librarians.
Detailed information about the 2001 conference will be available soon at the CHLA Conference web site <http://www.asted.org/sante/en/evenemt.html>.
CUMREC 2001: Heat Up the 21st Century, 13 - 16 May 2001, Phoenix, Arizona, USA.
CUMREC is the Higher Education Administrative Technology Conference. In 1956 Frank B. Martin, Director of Data Processing at Michigan State University, called for a meeting that would be a "College and University Machine Records Conference." Every year since then, CUMREC has been hosted by a member institution to provide a forum for higher education professionals to share their expertise and experiences with computerized systems.The CUMREC 2001 conference will focus on the innovations and solutions being created in administrative technology to move higher education institutions forward. The rapid growth of electronic commerce; an explosion of web applications; and a maturing use of data warehousing and enterprise resource planning (ERP) are just a few of the important issues the 2001 conference will address. The conference is aimed at those who use and enable technology to support administrative processes and will provide opportunities to strategize, brainstorm, and trade information with peers and corporate partners.
Please see <http://www.cumrec.org/cumrec2001/> for details.
The Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) Spring Meeting and International OAIS Workshop, 14 - 16 May 2001, San Francisco, California, USA.
Many libraries and archives are now using the Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System (OAIS), originally developed by the space and earth observation community, in their development of large-scale digital repositories. Information has now been posted on the CCSDS web site for the next international OAIS workshop.
Please see <http://www.ccsds.org/meetings/iws2001spring/isoas_agenda.html> for more information.
Moving Theory into Practice - Digital Imaging for Libraries and Archives Workshop, 14 - 18 May 2001, Ithaca, New York, USA.
This workshop is intended for librarians, archivists, curators, administrators, technologists, and others who are contemplating or implementing digital imaging programs. The goal is to provide participants with the means to move beyond theoretical constructs to implementation strategies grounded in solutions that represent current/emerging standards, best practices, and sound decision-making. Registration for the May workshop is now open. Two more workshops will be held in 2001: one on 23 - 27 July for which registration opens 2 April 2001; and the other on 1 - 5 October 2001 for which registration will open on 4 June 2001.
For more information about the workshop, see <http://www.library.cornell.edu/preservation/workshop/index.html>. Registration information may also be found at that web site.
The National Online Meeting and the Integrated Online Library Systems 2001 (IOLS 2001), 15 - 17 May 2001, New York, New York, USA.
The National Online Conference will focus on information content as well as on information delivery technologies. The annual National Online conferences bring together information industry innovators and practitioners from around the world. Industry trends and new products and services will be topics of the conference. This conference aims to provide the ideal platform for information users and producers to come together to share ideas. It is being held in conjuction with Integrated Online Library Systems 2001 (IOLS 2001).
Please see the conference web sites at <http://www.infotoday.com/it2001/nationalonline.htm> and <http://www.omikk.hu/omikk/haromt/konf/konf2001/iols2001.htm> for more information.
EDUCAUSE in Australia, 20 - 23 May 2001, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
Participants of this conference will be IT professionals, librarians, academics, educators and administrators who will interact and discuss the effective use, management and planning of information and communications technologies and services and their role in the delivery and management of higher education on the threshold of the 21st Century. The framework of the conference is made up of four major areas, staffing, information delivery and service, anticipating and preparing for change, and corporate/class studies.
Please see the conference web site at <http://www.gu.edu.au/ins/its/educause2001> for complete information.
2001 Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) International Conference, 20 - 23 May 2001, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The theme for this year's IRMA conference is "Managing Information Technology in a Global Economy". The program for the conference was not yet available online at the time that this issue of D-Lib Magazine was released, but a few of the many tracks for which papers were being sought included:
Please see the IRMA conference web site at <http://www.irma-international.org/> for more information.
ACM SIGMOD/PODS 2001 Conference, 21 - 24 May 2001, Santa Barbara, California, USA.
The Special Interest Group on Management of Data (SIGMOD) and the Special Interest Group on Principles of Database Systems (PODS) have been holding concurrent conferences for ten years because the two communities benefit from interaction with one another. Although the two groups have separate program committees, and separate proceedings, participants may attend any of the sessions -- SIGMOD or PODS -- during the joint conference.
Programs for both are now available online. Please see <http://www.cs.ucsb.edu/conferences/sigmod2001/> for more information about the joint conference.
Digital Cultural Heritage III - Finding Aids and Analysis Tools in Archives and Memory Institutions, 11 - 14 July 2001, Maastricht, The Netherlands. (The application deadline for this seminar is 21 May 2001.)
This seminar is concerned with integrating developments in finding aids (virtual reference rooms) with innovations in text and other analysis tools which will allow the most varied and rich access to cultural and historical information and knowledge. There will be a particular focus this year on archives. The seminar is limited to fifty participants who are expected to be archivists, librarians, and museum directors or professionals in senior cultural heritage management, decision makers in cultural policy, strategic planning and development.
Please see <http://www.amsu.edu/courses/culture/> for more information.
Beyond the Web: Technologies, Knowledge and People - CAIS 2001, 29th Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Information Science, 27 - 29 May 2001, Québec, Canada.
This conference will address the following:
Please see the CAIS web site for further information as it becomes available <http://www.fims.uwo.ca/cais/>.
NIT 2001: The 12th International Conference on New Information Technology, 29 - 31 May 2001, Beijing, China.
The theme for this conference is "Global Digital Library Development in the New Millennium". Possible topics include:
Please see the NIT web site for more information at <http://web.simmons.edu/~chen/nit/NIT.html>.
VI European Conference on Archives, 30 May - 2 June 2001, Florence, Italy.
This conference is for archivists, heads of preservation institutes, experts in records management, public managers, and all those who are working in the archival field during this current period of transition. The conference will provide a view of projects in progress and of current applications. It will also offer the opportunity for discussion of the choices that become necessary in the archival world between tradition and innovation: networks; standard processing and quality systems; problems of selection and preservation; and professional training.
Please see the conference web site <http://www.newtours.it/archives2001/english/> for more information.
Managing Complex Organizations in a Complex World, Leadership in Rapidly Changing Business Environments - Learning and Adapting in Time, 31 May - 1 June 2001, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
This is a two-day practical experience on working with chaos and complexity in the global economy, national markets, business-to-business interactions and within the organization itself. New insights and concepts from the field of complex systems will be used to discuss innovative ways to survive and thrive in today's economy.
More information and registration details may be found at <http://necsi.org/education/exec/>.
First DELOS International Summer School on Digital Library Technologies: ISDL 2001, 9 - 13 July 2001, Pisa, Italy.
The DELOS Network of Excellence is announcing its first International Summer School on Digital Library technologies. The school will focus on fundamental issues related to the multidisciplinary area of Digital Libraries. The lecturers of the school are leading researchers in the digital library field, from both the U.S. and Europe. Each lecture will be devoted to a presentation of the state-of-the-art on one of the key DL topics. The DELOS Network of Excellence is an initiative funded by the fifth Framework Program of the European Commission, within the Key Action on Multimedia Contents and Tools of the Information Society Technologies (please visit the web site at <http://www.ercim.org/delos> for further information about DELOS).
Aims and Objectives
The main purpose of the school is to foster research in and understanding of the fundamental technologies underlying the Digital Libraries (DL) field. The school is directed towards members of the research community in the wide sense, that is, graduate students, young researchers and professionals involved in R&D in DL-related areas, possibly representing both the information technology scientist, the industrial communities (electronic publishing, broadcasting, software industry, etc.) and the user communities interested in Digital Libraries technologies (libraries, archives, museums). Study material will be made available at the School.
No qualifications or prerequisites are necessary. However, it is recommended that participants have a basic knowledge of information and database management, together with Internet and Web applications.
The one-week intensive course will consist of nine half-day lectures and one half-day session dedicated to BOF (Birds of a Feather) groups, i.e., discussions in smaller groups on specific topics of common interest, with the participation of the lecturers.
|Monday, 9 July 2001|
|8:30 - 9:00||Presentation of the School|
|Maristella Agosti (University of Padua, Italy)|
|9:00 - 12:30||Introduction to DL of Multimedia Digital Collections|
|Carl Lagoze (Cornell University, USA)|
|12:30 - 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 - 17:30||DLs: New Models for Scholarly Dissemination|
|Robert Wilensky (University of California, Berkeley, USA)|
|Tuesday, 10 July 2001|
|9:00 - 12:30||DL Architectures and Open Access to DLs|
|William Y. Arms (Cornell University, USA)|
|12:30 - 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 - 17:30||DL and IR: IR models and methods, metadata, and evaluation|
|Norbert Fuhr (University of Dortmund, Germany)|
|Wednesday, 11 July 2001|
|9:00 - 12:30||Online Information Access from Handheld Devices|
|Andreas Paepcke (Stanford University, USA)|
|12:30 - 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 - 17:30||Birds of a Feather (BoF) Sessions|
|Thursday, 12 July 2001|
|9:00 - 12:30||Cross-language Retrieval|
|Carol Peters (CNR-IEI, Italy)|
|12:30 - 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 - 17:30||Text Categorization and Information Filtering|
|Fabrizio Sebastiani (CNR-IEI, Italy)|
|Friday, 13 July 2001|
|9:00 - 12:30||Video DLs|
|Howard Wactlar (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)|
|12:30 - 14:00||Lunch|
|14:00 - 17:30||Libraries in the Digital World|
|(lecturer to be confirmed)|
For information about travel and accommodations, please see <http://www.iei.pi.cnr.it/DELOS/delos2/SummerSchool/1stschool.htm>.
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