Libraries in the digital age, 2004, Dubrovnik, Croatia

DL Conferences & Courses in Croatia

(last update: May 20th, 2004)

Monday, May 24

Pre-Conference Workshops
14:00-16:00 Workshop A:
Chris Armstrong and Ray Lonsdale (Aberysthwyth U, Wales, UK)
Digital Books for Digital Libraries: Issues Surrounding the Collection and Management of e-Books

Workshop B:
Katriina Byström (The Swedish School of LIS, U College of Boras, Sweden), Preben Hansen (Swedish Institute of Computer Science, Sweden)
The Role of Digital Libraries in Work Task Performance by Professionals

Workshop C:
Lynne Rudasill, JoAnn Jacoby (Illinois U at Urbana-Champaign, Ill., USA)
Website Design and Evaluation: A Hands-On Workshop

Tutorial - For Young Researchers and Postgraduate Students
Gabrielle Derriks (Training Consultant, Dialog)
Getting Started on Dialog Web - Guided and Command Searching and Pre-view of the New Dialog NewsEdge/Dialog Profound Interface

18:00-19:00 ASIST/EC meting/panel followed by Welcome Reception

Tuesday, May 25

09:30 Opening of the LIDA 2004
10:00-10:45 Theme 1: Human information Behavior and Digital Libraries
Speaker: Tefko Saracevic
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-12:00 Invited Speaker: Ching-chih Chen (Simmons College, MA, USA)
The Promise of International Digital Library Collaboration for Innovative Use of Invaluable Resources

Denise Troll Covey (Carnegie Mellon U Libraries, USA)
The Million Book Project: Removing Obstacles to Use, Satisfaction, and Success

12:45-14:30 Lunch Break

Jo Kibbee (Illinois U at Urbana-Champaign, Ill., USA)
User Behavior in an Academic Library's Digital Reference Environment: Implications for Service Development

Radovan Vrana (Department of Information Sciences, Zagreb U, Croatia)
Use of Electronic Information Resources among the Croatian Scientists in the Field of Social Sciences in a Pre-digital Library Environment: Obstacles and Opportunities

Jela Steinerová, Jaroslav Šušol ( Department of LIS, Comenius U, Bratislava, Slovakia)
Human Information Behaviour: Digital Library Use and Evaluation


Coffee Break


Adolf Knoll (National Library of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic)
Access Impact on Technology in a Digital Library

Gordon Dunsire (Centre for Digital Library Research, Strathclyde U , UK)
Scotland's Culture: the pilot cultural portal for Scotland

Jadranka Stojanovski (Institut Rudjer Boskovic, Zagreb, Croatia)
Discovering Content Pattern of the Library Web Site

Martina Dragija Ivanović (Zadar City Library, Zadar , Croatia), Gorana Tuškan (Rijeka City Library, Rijeka , Croatia) et al
Ask a Librarian: Collaborative Project of Croatian Public Libraries: Pilot Study


David Bawden, Editor-in-chief, Journal of Documentation
Author Workshop - For Young Researchers and PhD Students, Sponsored by JDoc

Wednesday, May 26


Paul Sturges (Department of Information Science, Loughborough U, UK)
If Not Here, Where? The Library as Public Learning Space in the Digital Age

Graham Walton (Management Research Institute, School of Informatics, Northumbria U, Newcastle u/T, UK)
Barriers to E-learning for Health Professionals and Students: Identifying Solutions

Gorazd Vodeb (National & University Library, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Information Behaviour of Graduate Students: a Qualitative User Study


Visit to the library of the "Mala Braća Monastery" and the Research Library, Dubrovnik


Introduction to Theme 2: Information Literacy, the Digital Library and Beyond
Introduction: Paul Sturges (Loughbrorugh U, UK)
Invited Speaker: Sheila Webber (Department of Information Studies, Sheffield U, UK)


David Bawden (Department of Information Science, City U London, UK) Polona Vilar and Vlasta Zabukovec (Faculty of Philosophy, Ljubljana U, Slovenia)
Competencies and Capacities for the Digital Library

Wanda V. Dole (Washburn U, Topeka, Kansas, USA), Jitka M. Hurych (Northern Illinois U Libraries, DeKalb, Ill., USA)
What are Core Competencies for Library Leaders in the Digital Age?

Graham Coulson, Linda Banwell, Alison Pickard (Information Management Research Institute, Northumbria U, Newcastle u/T, UK)
Enabling the Electronic Information User in UK Further and Higher Education: Further Findings and Reflection from the JUBILEE Project

17:00-19:00 Poster Session with Cheese and Wine

Thursday, May 27


Invited Speaker: Gwynneth Evans (Media Awareness Network, Ottawa, Canada)
Parenting the Net Generation: How Librarians and the Media Awareness Network are Supporting Kids and their Parents in Canada

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

Garry Hall (Dubai Women's College, Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
Use of a Blended Online Course in Developing Digital Library Skills of ESL Students

Tuula Haavisto (Tuula Haavisto Library Knowledge T:mi, Helsinki, Finland)
Mass Training in Mediacy by Libraries?!: Two Finnish Projects by Public Libraries to Raise Mediacy Skills of Citizens

Martha Crawley (Institute of Museum and Library Services, Washington, D.C., USA)
IML's Role in Developing Competences for the Digital Age


Lunch Break


Invited Speaker: Terry Weech (Illinois U at Urbana-Champaign, Ill., USA)
MERLOT-The Digital Library of Learning Objects and the Librarians Role

15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:00 Invited Speaker: Raymond van Dran (School of Information Studies, Syracuse U, USA)
Information School Movement:  Building the Future of the  Information Field at the Intersection of Technology, Management, Policy and Usability

Marta Deyrup (Seton Hall U, N.J., USA), Erda Lapp (Ruhr U, Bochum, Germany)
Information Competence Across the Campus : the Experience at Seton Hall University, South Orange, N.J., USA and Ruhr University Bochum, Germany

Franjo Pehar (Faculty of Philosophy, Zadar U, Croatia), Srecko Jelusic, Sanjica Faletar (Department of LIS, J. J. Strossmayer U, Croatia)
Education for Librarians and Publishers in the Digital Environment

Elsevier's New Products Presented by:
Dr. Lukas Mayerhoff: New Content on ScienceDirect
Ms. Sandra Grijzenhout: Engineering Village 2 with Compendex, INSPEC NTIS and New Full-Text E-books

Erik Jan Van Kleef (Ovid Technologies, Berlin, Germany)
Integration and Linking - Key Success for the Digital Library

Friday, May 28

In the Morning: Transfer to Mljet


Invited Speaker: John Feather (Department of Information Science, Loughborough U, UK)
What Happens Next? ..or, Can We Develop a Curriculum for the Age of Digital Libraries?

16:00-16:30 Closing session

Guest of Honour: An Afternoon with Eugene Garfield



20:00 Banquet

Saturday, May 29


Log Analysis of User Behaviour in the Renardus Web Service
Anders Ardö, Traugott Koch and Koraljka Golub, Sweden

Digital Libraries And High Education
Edita Bačić and Gordana Miolin, Croatia

IRC: What We Were? What We Are Now?
Maca Bahlen and Marija Cvetnić-Kopljar, Croatia

Information Architecture In Digital Library: Designing Contents And The Mode Of Access To Digital Collections In Digital Library Software Enviroment
Boris Bosančić and Maja Čujić, Croatia

The international Master in information studies by distance: strengths and issues in implementing a collaborative inter-university course
Pat Dixon, UK and Anna Maria Tammaro Italy

Presenting Cultureatlas: A GIS-Based, Interactive Image- And Soundarchive For The Web.
Henrik Dupont and Dag Petersson, Danska

Republic of Croatia Web Catalogue and Digital Library – Project by HIDRA
Sanja Facko, Jasmina Plavac, Dina Popović, Croatia

Access To Digital Collections In Croatia For Blind And Dyslexic Users
Dunja-Marija Gabriel, Croatia

Archival Resorces On The Internet: Revolution In Access To Archival Holdings
Vlatka Lemić, Croatia

Information-Seeking Behaviour Of Geologists From Institute Of Geology
Alisa Martek, Croatia

The Log Analyzer Reports – A Step in Bridging the Virtual Gap Between Users And Libraries
Jagoda Matovina, Croatia

The Importance Of Establishing The Indicators Of Our Excellence In Digital Library- How Different They Are From Traditional Ones?
Marina Mihalić, Croatia

Open Access... from the Librarian’s Point of View
Iva Melinščak Zlodi, Damir Pavelić, Croatia; Imma Subirats Coll, Spain

New Trends In Production, Publishing And Access Of Cartographic Material: Challenges For Map Collections In Libraries
Mira Miletić Drder, Croatia

Changes In The Role Of The Librarian With Regard To The Level Of Digitalization Of The Library
Blanka Pašagić and Alesandar Pašagać, Croatia

Croatian Scientific Journals An Their Attitude Towards New Publishing Models
Ivana Pažur, Croatia

The Scientists Of Forest Research Institute Between Selecting, Finding, Identifying And Obtaining Materials And Services
Vesna Špac, Croatia

Information Literacy In The NUL:User Education With And Without Walls
Sonja Špiranec, Croatia

Chemical Engineers And Free Information Sources On The Internet
Ivo Tokić, Croatia

Addition of Graphic Design Component to Information Sciences Course
Margaret Vugrin, Richard C. Wood, Candia Welch Thew, Hershel Womack, USA