Libraries in the digital age, Dubrovnik, CROATIA, 21.-26.5.2002.

DL Conferences and course in Croatia


- abstract - presentation

Tuesday, May 21

13.30-17.00 Registration (IUC)
14.30-17.00 T1: Perspectives of Information Science in a Digital Age. Professor Tefko Saracevic

T2: Perspectives of Webometrics: with a special emphasis on Small World Phenomena. Professor Peter Ingwersen
17.00-19.30 G: Paul Nieuwenhuysen (Belgium). Information access through Internet and the WWW .

H: Maja Bratanic, Vesna Turcin, & Zaneta Barsic-Schneider (Croatia).
Multilingual searching and using thesaurus on the example of Croatian versions of European Union's theasurus Eurovoc.
20:00 Welcome Party at the Inter-university Centre (IUC)

Wednesday, May 22

08.00-09.30 Registration
09.30-10.00 Opening
10.00-12.30 I. Integrating Information Seeking and Information Retrieval (IS&R)
Part 1. Foundation, motivation, and models - invited speakers
10.00-10.45 Integrating IS&R. Peter Ingwersen (Denmark)
10.45-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.45 Perspectives of laboratory-based IR research. Kalervo Järvelin (Finland)
11.45-12.30 Task based information searching: tactics, terms and search results. Pertti Vakkari (Finland)
12.30-14.00 Lunch break
Workshops - invited speakers:
14.00-15.30 A: Nick Belkin (USA). Interactive IR evaluation methods

B: Carol Kuhlthau (USA). Longitudinal study methods in IS&R
15.30-16.00 Coffee break
16.00-17.30 Integrating Information Seeking and Information Retrieval (IS&R)
Part 2. Applications in IS&R - invited speakers
16.00-16.45 Research on Web searching: User modelling and systems design. Peiling Wang (USA)
16.45-17.30 Information and information sources in a task context. Katriina Byström (Sweden)
17.30-18.30 Workshop:
Professor Emeritus Robert Hayes: Model for Library Management, Decision-Making, and Planning.
20:00 Dinner at Konavoski dvori (bus transport provided by the Organiser)

Thursday, May 23

09.30-11.00 Performance indicators for IS&R. Peter Ingwersen (Denmark) & Kalervo Järvelin
11.00-11.30 Coffee break
Workshops - invited speakers:
11.30-13.00 C: Peiling Wang (USA). Making sense of the observation: Coding and mining qualitative data.
D: Pertti Vakkari (Finland). Relevance assessments - which criteria.
13.00-14.30 Lunch
12.00-14.00 Poster session - Dubrovnik city library
Panel: Research questions and methodology for IS&R.
14.30-16.00 Moderator: Kalervo Järvelin (Finland):

Participants: Nick Belkin; Christine Borgman; Peter Ingwersen;Carol Kuhlthau; Pertii Vakkari; Peiling Wang
16.00-16.15 Closing of the First part - and seeing tomorrow on Digital Information Services
16.15-16.30 Coffee break
16.30-17.00 Web information seeking and retrieval in digital library contexts. Brian Detlor & Clement Arsenault (Canada)
17.00-17.30 A Longitudinal Study of the Relationship Between Undergraduates' Epistemological Development and Their Information Seeking Behavior in Digital Environments: Stage 1. Ethelene Whitmire (USA)
17.30-18.00 The What-ness of the Web: Scalability & Extensibility in Subject Access. Rosemary Aud-Franklin (USA)
20:00 CONCERT - DUKE'S PALACE (optional participation)
City simphony orchestra, conductor: Frano Krasovac

Friday, May 24

09.30-12.00 II. Digital Information Services: Practice and Research
09.30-09.45 Introduction by Tefko Saracevic
09.45-10.30 Whither, or wither, libraries? Christine Borgman (USA)
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-11.30 Selection Criteria for Building Digital Collections: Is There an Emerging Model?
Marija Dalbello (USA)
11.30-12.00 Literacies for the digital library; an international comparison. David Bawden (United Kingdom), Lynn Robinson (United Kingdom), & Polona Vilar (Slovenia)
12.00-13.30 Lunch break
13.30-14.00 Accessing electronic information in UK further and higher education. Findings in JUBILEE, a JISC funded research project. Kathryn Ray, Graham Coulson, Debbie Proud & Linda Banwell (United Kingdom)
14.00-14.30 LOTSE is coming aboard: library's BMBF project approves introduction. Oliver Obst (Germany)
14.30-15.00 Networking the academic library - cooperation networks for better products and services. Erda Lapp (Germany)
15.00-15.30 Coffee Break
15.30-16.00 Designing web sites accessible for all. Nikolaj Lazic and Koraljka Golub (Croatia)
16.00-16.30 Legal deposit of digital documents - practices and trends. Nenad Prelog & Hrvoje Stancic (Croatia)
16.30-17.00 Tefko Saracevic, Closing Remarks
17.00-18.30 E: Marta Mestrovic Deyrup & Beth Bloom (USA). Navigating through large networks of electronic information.

F: Natasa Milic-Frayling, Ralph Sommerer (UK). Perspectives: Use of digital information.
20.00 Book presentation: From Gutenberg to the Global Information Infrastrucure, by Christine Borgman - Croatian translation. Followed by Reception

Saturday, May 25

The whole day excursion