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  • File Formats, Transformation, and Migration 

    Leidig, Jonathan; Alon, AJ; Chigani, Amine; Gopalakrishnan, Mahima; Park, Sung Hee (2009-10-09)
    This module covers the principles and applications of the transformation and migration processes for the preservation of digital content, as well as key issues surrounding digital preservation strategies.
  • A Framework for Building Open Digital Libraries 

    Suleman, Hussein; Fox, Edward A. (Corporation for National Research Initiatives, 2001-12)
    Digital libraries (DLs) have traditionally been positioned at the intersection of library science, computer science, and networked information systems. The different underlying philosophies of these three fields has had ...
  • Further Development of a Digital Library Curriculum: Evaluation Approaches and New Tools 

    Yang, Seungwon; Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Kim, Seonho; Murthy, Uma; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Oh, Sanghee; Fox, Edward A. (2007)
    This presentation is a follow-up to our ICADL 2006 paper and discusses our progress over the past year in developing a digital library curriculum. It presents and describes the current curriculum framework, which now ...
  • Hadoop Map-reduce 

    Shu, Xiaokui; Cohen, Ron (2010-12-10)
    Hadoop Map-Reduce is a software framework for writing applications for processing large amounts of data in parallel on commodity hardware.
  • Half-Day Tutorial: Collecting, Analyzing, and Visualizing Tweets Using Open Source Tools 

    Yang, Seungwon; Kavanaugh, Andrea L. (2011-06)
    This tutorial introduces various open source tools and methods to archive tweets on a user's local machine and convert them into topic clouds for quick content analysis. For more in-depth techniques such as n-grams and ...
  • High Performance Interoperable Digital Libraries in the Open Archives Initiative 

    Fox, Edward A.; Sanchez, J. Alfredo; Garza-Salazar, David (2004-01-31)
    The scope of this project is high performance mechanisms for interoperable distributed digital repositories. We apply Open Archives Initiative ideas and concepts to the storage and retrieval of electronic theses and ...
  • History of Digital Libraries and Library Automation 

    Pomerantz, Jeffrey P. (2008-08-27)
    This module covers the origin of the digital library research agenda, DLI, DLI-2, NSDL, and the origin of other long-term digital library projects. Students will be able to name areas of research and development that fed ...
  • I-Schools as a Natural Home for Digital Libraries Education 

    Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Oh, Sanghee; Yang, Seungwon; Fox, Edward A. (2009-01-19)
    Given that digital libraries (DLs) bring together technology, information, and people who use information, it can easily be argued that i-schools should play a central role in educating DL professionals. This study examines ...
  • Image Retrieval 

    Kuppuswami, Nagarajan; Fox, Edward A. (2009-12-09)
    The module covers basic explanation of Image Retrieval, various techniques used, and its working in existing systems.
  • Improving Education and Understanding of NDLTD 

    Yang, Seungwon; Oh, Sanghee; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Fox, Edward A. (2007-06)
    To understand ETDs, what NDLTD is, how it works, and the benefits of NDLTD, it is necessary to educate those involved, such as students who will create and submit their ETDs, as well as the library staff members who will ...
  • In Brief: Digital Libraries Curriculum Development 

    Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Oh, Sanghee; Fox, Edward A.; Yang, Seungwon (Corporation for National Research Initiatives, 2006)
    Hundreds of millions of dollars have been invested in digital library (DL) research. Much of this research has investigated how DLs can aid education, but there has been no parallel investment in supporting teaching and ...
  • Indexing and Searching 

    Arondekar, Aniket (2009-10-16)
    This module covers the general principles of information retrieval (IR) models, indexing methods, and the working of search engines applicable to digital libraries.
  • Indexing Large Collections of Small Text Records for Ranked Retrieval 

    France, Robert K.; Fox, Edward A. (1993)
    The MARIAN online public access catalog system at Virginia Tech has been developed to apply advanced information retrieval methods and object-oriented technology to the needs of library patrons. We give a description of ...
  • Information Interactions: User Interface Objects for CODER, INCARD, and MARIAN, v. 2.5 

    France, Robert K. (1992-08-24)
    Any information system needs a user interface: a program or program module that eases the communication between the system's users and the underlying search and storage software. This document describes (part of) the ...
  • Information Needs/Relevance 

    Wildemuth, Barbara M. (2009-10-07)
    A user's interaction with a DL is often initiated as the result of the user experiencing an information need of some kind. Aspects of that experience and how it might affect the user's interactions with the DL are discussed ...
  • Information Retrieval System Evaluation 

    Wei, Shiyi; Suwardiman, Victoria; Swaminathan, Anand (2012-10-03)
    The module introduces the evaluation in information retrieval. It focuses on the standard measurement of system effectiveness through relevance judgments.
  • Integrated Digital Event Archiving and Library (IDEAL): Preview of Award 1319578 - Annual Project Report 

    Fox, Edward A.; Hanna, Kristine; Kavanaugh, Andrea L.; Sheetz, Steven D.; Shoemaker, Donald J. (2014-07-09)
    The goals of this project are to ingest tweets and Web-based content from social media and the general Web, including news and governmental information. In addition to archiving materials found, the project team will build ...
  • Interaction Design & Usability Assessment 

    Oh, Sanghee (2009-10-07)
    This module covers the basic concepts and processes related to interaction design for digital libraries. Methods of user analysis, tasks analysis, prototype development, and usability testing will be discussed.
  • Interdisciplinary Curriculum Development for Digital Library Education 

    Yang, Seungwon; Fox, Edward A.; Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Oh, Sanghee (2006-11)
    The Virginia Tech (VT) Department of Computer Science (CS) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) School of Information and Library Science (LIS) are developing curricular materials for digital library ...
  • Interdisciplinary Curriculum Development for Digital Library Education 

    Yang, Seungwon; Oh, Sanghee; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Fox, Edward A. (2006-11)
    This presentation, which was given at ICADL 2006 in Kyoto, Japan, provides an overview of the activities of the Digital Libraries Curriculum Development project, a collaborative effort between faculty and students from ...