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Preliminary program

MONDAY, May 29


Registration starts (for participants of Workshop A and Workshop B only)  at IUC (Inter-University Center), Don F. Bulica 4


Workshop A - Niels Jørgen Blaabjerg, Thomas Vibjerg Hansen and Bo Hvass Pedersen (Aalborg  U, Denmark)
Construction of Knowledge – innovative use of e-learning and blended learning in information literacy education


Workshop  B - Ray Lonsdale, Chris Armstrong (U of Aberythswyth, UK)
Managing e-book collections in children’s and schools’ libraries

13:00-15:00 Registration starts for all LIDA participants at the Congress Hall, Poljana Paška Miličevića 4 (Pile entrance to the Old Town)


Opening  and Introduction to Theme II
Congress Hall, Poljana Paška Miličevića 4 (Pile entrance)


Invited Speaker - Carol Kuhlthau (Rutgers U, USA)
Learning in Libraries in the Digital Age

16:00 -16:15

Coffee break

16:15 -17:00

Invited Speaker - Ross Todd (Rutgers U, USA)
From Information to Knowledge: Learning in Digital Age Schools


Accepted Papers – Theme II
Elena Corradini (U of Parma, Italy)
Planning a digital library on local history for children and young adults in a small town: preliminary considerations
Francisco Javier García Marco (U of Zaragoza, Spain)
Exploring some social and psychological issues in the design of  children and juvenile digital libraries
Vesna Injac (National Library of Serbia, Beograd, Serbia)
Serbian Children’s Digital Library
Jadranka Slobođanac (National and University Library, Zagreb, Croatia)
Croatian Contribution to the International Children`s Digital Library

19:00 Welcome Party


Presentation of the latest issue of the Croatian Librarians' Herald – Research Library, Reading Room



Invited Speaker - Violet H. Harada (U of Honolulu, USA)
Librarians and Teachers as Research Partners: Reshaping Practices Based on Assessment and Reflection


Invited Speakers - Andrew Large, Jamshid Beheshti, Valerie Nesset & Leanne Bowler (McGill U, Montreal Quebec, Canada)
Bonded Design: Children and Adults in Partnership


Coffee break


Invited Speaker - Dania Bilal (SIS, U of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA)
Assessing the Usability of Cross-Cultural Digital Libraries from Arabic-speaking Children


Accepted Papers Theme II
Ray Lonsdale (U of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK) and Chris Armstrong (Information Automation Ltd, UK)
The role of the university library in supporting information literacy in secondary education in the UK
Maj Rosenstand, Claus Rosenstand and Lotte Stehouwer (Aalborg U, Denmark)
The hyper library


Visit to State Archive (1st group) / Visit to Research Library – Exhibition (2nd group) / Visit to Franciscan Monastery (3rd group)


Invited Speaker - Louise Limberg (SS of LIS, U College of Borås and Göteborg U, Borăs, Sweden)
Information seeking as an object of learning: contrasting perspectives of young people and adults

15:30-16:15 Invited Speaker - Mary Jane McNally (Ridge High School, Basking Ridge, NJ, USA)
Analysis of Students’ Mental Models:  Using the Internet in an Authentic Learning Situation

Ann Carlson Weeks
The International Children’s Digital Library: Connecting Children and Books Through Technology


Workshop C - at IUC
Carol Kuhlthau and Ross Todd (Rutgers U, USA)
Guided Inquiry:  A Framework for Learning through the digital age school library


Parallel Session  (in the Congres Hall)
Accepted Papers and Demos
Shien-Chiang Yu and Chihfeng Lin  (Shih-Hsin U, Taipei, Taiwan)
Constructing a Light DRM for Historical Newspaper Archives
Tanja Buzina (NUL, Zagreb, Croatia), Miroslav Milinović, Nebojša Topolščak (Srce, Zagreb, Croatia), Mirna Willer (NUL, Zagreb, Croatia)
Mariam Ansari (MPO, Tehran, Iran)
Digital Library in Iran: An Experience in State Management and Planning Organization
Sandra Grijzenhout (Elsevier), Scopus - what is new?


Special Event - Presentation of the Book: Tefko Saracevic. Contributions to the Creation of a Theory of Information Science



Invited Speaker - Marija Dalbello (Rutgers U, USA)
The Effects of Digital Libraries on the Humanities:  An Assessment of the Pragmatics and the Rhetoric of Digital Humanities Scholarship


Invited Speaker - Ching-chih Chen (GSLIS, Simmons College, Boston, MA, USA)
Challenges for Developing a World Digital Portal: The Case of Global Memory Net


Coffee break


Invited Speaker - Liz Liddy (SIS, Syracuse U, NY, USA)
Building a Digital Library for Public Health Professionals


Accepted Papers Theme I
Elena Roseras Carcedo (Álava, Spain)
Going Digital at the Artium Museum Documentation Centre
Claire McInerney (Rutgers U, NJ, USA)
Fulfilling the Social and Cultural Mission of the Information Society: A Case Study of Library Services in Ireland's Information Age Town


Visit to State Archive (1st group) / Visit to Research Library – Exhibition (2nd group) / Visit to Franciscan Monastery (3rd group)


Accepted Papers – Theme I
Andrew White and Andrew Hill (U of Ulster, Coleraine Northern Ireland)
Scholarship in a digital age: questions of ‘definitude’ and ‘totality
Erda Lapp (Bochum U Library, Bochum, Germany)
Scholarly communication – the role of the library

16:00-16:30 Coffee break

Accepted Papers and Demos – Theme I
Ian M. Johnson (Robert Gordon U, Aberdeen, UK) and Virginia Cano (Edinburgh, UK)
Electronic publishing in Librarianship and Information Sciences in Latin America.

James G. Milles (University at Buffalo Law School, NY, USA)
Open Access and Low Cost Digital Legal Publishing

Blanca Rodríguez Bravo and María Luisa Alvite Díez  (U of León, Spain)
The Use of Electronic Journals in Academic Libraries in the NorthWest of Spain


Posters (with cheese and wine) and PhD Forum



transfer to Mljet

14:30-15:15 Invited Speaker - Colleen Cool (Queens College, CUNY, NJ, USA)
Human Information Behavior in the Help-Seeking Process: Implications for the Design of Interactive Automated Help Functionalities in Digital Libraries.


Accepted Papers – Theme I
Zinaida Manzuch (Vilnius U, Lithuania) and Adolf Knoll (National Library, Praha, Czech R)
National Libraries and Cultural Heritage in the Digital Environment: Research and Development in the EU New Member States
Howard F. McGinn and Marta Mestrovic Deyrup (Seton Hall University, NJ, USA)
United States Catholic Digital Heritage Projects
Boris Badurina (U of Osijek, Croatia) and Ching-chih Chen (Simmons C, Boston, USA)
Osijek Treasures are One Click Away at the Global Memory Net


An afternoon with Professor Jack Meadows (UK)





FRIDAY, June 2

8:30 ASIST Student Chapter Breakfast


Invited Speaker - Robert M. Hayes, UCLA, CA, USA
Libraries in National Information Economies?


Invited Speaker - Anna Maria Tammaro (U of Parma, Italy)
IT Profiles and Curricula for Digital Libraries in Europe


Cofee Break


Panel and Closing
Digital Libraies and Libraries: A Glance into the Past and Future.
Panel moderator: Tefko Saracevic
Participants: Michael Leach, Nicholas Belkin, Bob Hayes, Carol Kuhlthau, Jack Meadows, Liz Liddy

14:30-17:30 Workshop D - Marija Dalbello (Rutgers U, USA)
Digital History in the Making: Creating and Using the History Web


Visit to the National Park (optional)

Poster Session and PhD Forum

Boris Bosancic (U of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia)
Different Semantic Aspects of a Knowledge Base in Online Reference Services

Ron T. Brown
(U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA)
Types of Support Needed for Educational Digital Video Collections

Andreja Catinelli
(British Council, Zagreb, Croatia)
Encompass Culture: British Council Online Reading group

Marta Crljen et al
(Faculty of Arts, Library, U of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia)
NETgroup of Croatian School Librarians

Marija Dalbello, Irene Lopatovska, Patricia Mahony and Nomi Ron
(Rutgers U, New Brunswick, USA)
Electronic Texts and the Citation System of Scholarly Journals in the Humanities: Case Studies of Citation Practices in the Fields of Classical Studies and English Literature

Sanjica Faletar Tanackovic
(U of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia)
Collaboration of Archives, Libraries, Museums: Historical Antecedents, Current Practices and Future Challenges

Koraljka Golub
(KnowLib, Lund University, Sweden)
Controlled-vocabulary based approach to automated subject classification of textual Web pages in the field of engineering

Marija Grozdanić, Bojan Macan, Alen Vodopijevec
(Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Library, Zagreb, Croatia)
Creating an Institutional Repository - IRB

Cathal Hoare
(University College, Cork City, Ireland)
Realtime Collaboration in the Digital Library

Dunja Holcer (Public Library Sisak, Croatia)
Digitization In Children's Library : A Different Approach to the Problem

Signe Jantson (U of Tallinn, Estonia)
Book trade in Estonia 1865 – 1940

Alina Josan
(OSCE, Vienna, Austria)
Design and Development of the OSCE Policing Digital Library

Tamara Krajna and Andrija Levanić
(Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, U of Zagreb, Croatia)
Digital Collection of Master Thesis and Dissertations on Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture (FAMENA)

Maja Krtalić
(U of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia)
Newspaper Heritage Preservation: a Contribution to Studying and Preservation of National Written Heritage

Helle Maaslieb and Katri Siemer
(U of Tartu, Estonia)
Student learning in libraries in digital ages: implications of informational  literacy

Helle Maaslieb
(U of Tartu, Estonia) and Signe Jantson (U of Tallinn, Estonia)
Project That Cross Digital Libraries, Museums, Archives and/or Other Institutions: The Digitization and Digital Collections in Research and Archival Libraries in Estonia

Alisa Martek
(Croatian Geological Institute, Zagreb, Croatia), Irena Pilaš (National and University Library, Zagreb, Croatia) and Alka Krvavac (U of Zagreb, Croatia)
Digital collection for children and young adults: Official publications and geosciences presentation

Maja Miklič
(Elementary school dr. Vito Kraigherj, Ljubljana, Slovenia) and Maja Žumer, U of Ljubljani, Slovenia)
Web Pages of Slovenian School Libraries

Milijana Mičunović
(U of Osijek, Osijek, Croatia)
Open Source in Libraries

Franjo Pehar
(U of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia)
Role of Journals in Scientific Communication in the Field Of Library and Information Science: A Bibliometric and Content Analysis of Professional and Research Articles in the Journal Informatologia and Vjesnik Bibliotekara Hrvatske

Poposki Dimitar
(National and University Library, Skopje, Macedonia)
Digitization of Old Books and Manuscripts with Special Characters Using a Scanner and a Digital Camera: Comparisons, tips and tricks for better OCR

Marios Poulos, Dimitris Antonakis and George Bokos
(Ionian U, Corfu, Greece)
Towards the Semantic Extraction of Serial Number for
Librarian Text-Identification Purposes

Ivan Ante Runac
(U of Michigan, MC, USA)
Integrating Social Classification Systems into Digital Libraries

Kerstin Sevón
(Abo Akademi U, Abo, Finland)
The Changing Role of Librarians – A Study in a Polytechnic Context

Mateja Smid
(U of Ljubljana, Slovenia)
End Users and Their Impact on Digital Repositories

Vesna Spac
(Forestry Institute, Jastrebarsko, Croatia)
Forest Scientists in Digital Library Environment

Alenka Stante and Slavica Smuc
(Institut J. Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia)
Science Information Centre-Digital Library of “Jožef Stefan” Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ana Sudarević
(Dubovac School Library, Karlovac, Croatia)
Digital Collection of Students' Picture-books

Radovan Vrana
(U of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia)
Role of User Interfaces in Access to Digital Content