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    • OAI/ODL Component Composition Exercise 

      Suleman, Hussein (2002-09-01)
      This exercise is a hands-on introduction to building digital libraries from components. It is a good introduction for individuals with modest Unix skills, and it reviews the process of using DLbox to create a working digital ...
    • Online Information Seeking Behaviors & Search Strategies 

      Oh, Sanghee (2008-02-08)
      This module covers the theories, models, and practices related to online information seeking behaviors in different settings of digital libraries.
    • 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 ...
    • Web Publishing 

      Karia, Pratik (2009-09-08)
      This module covers the general principles of web publishing and the various paradigms that can be used for storing and retrieving content within digital libraries. This module introduces various techniques to publish ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • Reference Services 

      Pomerantz, Jeffrey P. (2009-10-07)
      This module presents an overview of human-mediated assistance for information seeking and question answering, and addresses issues in integrating these types of services into DLs.
    • 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.
    • 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 ...
    • Metadata 

      Pomerantz, Jeffrey P. (2009-10-07)
      This module addresses the use of metadata, specific metadata standards that may be used to describe digital objects, and the creation of metadata records.
    • Application Software 

      Yang, Seungwon (2009-10-07)
      This module covers commonly used application software, which are specifically designed for the creation and development of digital library (DL) systems and similar types of collections and services, such as open access archives.
    • Protocols 

      Singh, Ajeet; Chen, Yinlin; Santhanam, Srinivasa; Zhu, Weihua (2009-10-09)
      This module addresses the concepts, development and implementation of digital library protocols and covers the roles of protocols in information retrieval systems (IR) and Service Oriented Architectures (SOA).
    • Web Archiving 

      Lee, Spencer; Kanan, Tarek; Jiao, Jian (2009-10-09)
      This module covers the ideas, approaches, problems and needs of web archiving to build a static and long term collection consisting of web pages.
    • Personalization 

      Robinson, Ashley; Rosson, Chester; Pochu, Pramodh; Guo, Sheng (2009-10-09)
      This module addresses Personalization standards that may be appropriate in the context of a digital library, along with its approaches, effects, limitations, and challenges.
    • File Formats, Transformation, and Migration 

      Leidig, Jonathan; Alon, A. J.; 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.
    • 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.
    • Routing 

      Ganesan, Venkatasubramaniam; Fox, Edward A. (2009-12-09)
      This module presents an overview of models and practices of Routing, leading to better search result quality in Digital Libraries.
    • Recommender Systems 

      Palani, Ashwin; Fox, Edward A.; Yang, Seungwon; Ganesan, Venkatasubramaniam (2009-12-09)
      This module addresses the concepts underlying Recommender Systems, along with the different design approaches, recommenders in current use and challenges.
    • 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.