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    • A Database Driven Initial Ontology for Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery 

      Sheetz, Steven D. (2011-05-01)
      Many databases and supporting software have been developed to track the occurrences of natural disasters, manmade disasters, and combinations of the two. Each of the databases developed in this context, define their own ...
    • Designing, Developing and Evaluating an Interdisciplinary Digital Library Curriculum 

      Pomerantz, Jeffrey P. (2008)
      This presentation describes the development and evaluation process for curriculum materials designed for digital library courses in LIS and CS programs.
    • Digital Library Curriculum Development Progress report 

      Fox, Edward A.; Yang, Seungwon; Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P. (2006-08-11)
      This presentation provides an update on the Digital Library Curriculum Development project, specifically its development and evaluation plan, project timeline, and emerging objectives.
    • Digital Library Curriculum Development Project Overview 

      Fox, Edward A.; Yang, Seungwon; Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Oh, Sanghee (2006)
      This presentation provides an update on the Digital Library Curriculum Development project. It describes the project's development and evaluation plan, timeline, and objectives.
    • Digital Library Curriculum Development: Enhancing Education and Comprehension of NDLTD 

      Fox, Edward A.; Yang, Seungwon; Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P. (2006)
      This slideshow describes the Digital Library Curriculum Development project, a collaborative effort between faculty and students from Virginia Tech's Department of Computer Science and the University of North Carolina at ...
    • Digital Library Education in Computer Science Programs 

      Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Oh, Sanghee; Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Yang, Seungwon; Fox, Edward A. (2007)
      In an effort to identify the "state of the art" in digital library education in computer science (CS) programs, we analyzed CS courses on digital libraries and digital library-related topics. Fifteen courses that mention ...
    • Digital Library Evaluation, User Studies 

      Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P. (2009-10-07)
      While a number of kinds of evaluation/research studies may be conducted during the design and development of a digital library (e.g., usability testing), this module is concerned with methods for evaluating the outcomes, ...
    • Digitization 

      Oh, Sanghee (2009-10-07)
      This module covers the principles and application of the digitization process for digital libraries. Students will be able to explain the digitization process, understand the critical issues and challenges of digitization ...
    • DL Architectures 

      Yang, Seungwon; Fox, Edward A. (2009-10-07)
      This module covers digital library architectures, specifically federated architectures, distributed architectures, and service-oriented architectures.
    • Emergency Informatics and Digital Libraries: Workshop for JCDL 2012 

      Yang, Seungwon; Fox, Edward A. (2012-06-01)
      There is growing global awareness of the need for information in connection with emergencies, crises, tragedies, disasters, and related recovery activities. Yet, there is little integration of the diverse types of related ...
    • Enforcing Interoperability with the Open Archives Initiative Repository Explorer 

      Suleman, Hussein (2001-06-24)
      This presentation gives an overview of the Open Archives Initiative (OAI), protocol validation procedures, interactive browsing, and the OAI repository explorer tool.
    • Ensemble PDP-8: Eight Principles for Distributed Portals 

      Fox, Edward A.; Chen, Yinlin; Akbar, Monika; Shaffer, Clifford A.; Edwards, Stephen H.; Brusilovsky, Peter; Garcia, Daniel D.; Delcambre, Lois M. L.; Decker, Felicia; Archer, David W.; Furuta, Richard; Shipman, Frank M., III; Carpenter, B. Stephen, II; Cassel, Lillian N. (2010)
      Ensemble, the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Pathways project for Computing, builds upon a diverse group of prior NSDL, DL-I, and other projects. Ensemble has shaped its activities according to principles related ...
    • Evaluation in Information Retrieval 

      Peddi, Bhanu; Xiong, Huijun; ElSherbiny, Noha (2010-10-26)
      This module addresses the methods used to evaluate an Information Retrieval system. We focus on evaluating a system using relevance and apply the knowledge by using TREC_EVAL.
    • Evaluation of a Curriculum for Digital Libraries 

      Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Oh, Sanghee; Yang, Seungwon; Fox, Edward A. (2008)
      This poster discusses the purpose and mission of the Digital Libraries Curriculum Development project. The project aims to evaluate digital library curricula, develop course instruction modules for digital library programs, ...
    • Extending Interoperability of Digital Libraries: Building on the Open Archives Initiative 

      ACM Conference on Digital Libraries (2000-06-03)
      This document describes the proceedings of the 2000 ACM DL OAI Workshop. Workshop topics include technical issues, Virginia Tech's report on open archives work, and highlights of the Santa Fe Convention.
    • Extending Retrieval with Stepping Stones and Pathways 

      Fox, Edward A. (2003-08-01)
      This project researches an alternative interpretation of user queries and presentation of the results. Instead of returning a ranked list of documents, the result of a query is a connected network of chains of evidence. ...
    • Extending the 5S Digital Library Framework: From a Minimal DL Towards a DL Reference Model 

      Murthy, Uma; Gorton, Douglas; Torres, Ricardo da Silva; Goncalves, Marcos A.; Fox, Edward A.; Delcambre, Lois M. L. (2007-06-23)
      In this paper, we describe ongoing research in three DL projects that build upon a common foundation: the 5S DL framework. In each project, we extend the 5S framework to provide specifications for a particular type of DL ...
    • 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, 2001-12-01)
      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 ...