Libraries in the digital age, 2004, Dubrovnik, Croatia

DL Conferences & Courses in Croatia

Libraries in the Digital Age LIDA 2005
30 May to 3 June 2005 in both Dubrovnik

Call for papers will be issued by 15 September 2004 .

Preliminary topics:

Part I. (research); What can digital libraries do that traditional libraries cannot? Or do in addition? Achievements and prospects.

Part II. (practice): Building a small digital library and digital library network.

To briefly elaborate on Part I:

to explore and ascertain the realized capabilities and future promises of digital libraries in terms of enhanced or new services, processes, structures, and social practices,  and in relation to integration with services, structures, and social functions of traditional libraries.

As to Part II:

to share experiences from practice and research in construction and operation of small digital libraries at a variety of institutions or domains, and in related networks and infrastructures on regional, institutional, or subject basis.

Co-directrors: Tefko Saracevic, Rutgers U, US; Christine Borgman, UCLA, US and Tatjana Aparac-Jelusic, Osijek U, Croatia