Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network (CTRnet) 

    Fox, Edward A. (2009-09-14)
    This poster provides an overview of the Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network (CTRnet). The objectives of CTRnet are to build a digital library and preserve information (in various formats like HTML, images, videos, etc.) ...
  • Building Interoperable Digital Libraries: A Practical Guide to Creating Open Archives 

    Suleman, Hussein (2001)
    This presentation discusses the development of the Open Archives Initiative (OAI), metadata harvesting, digital library interoperability, the National Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD), and more.
  • Open Archives Work at Virginia Tech 

    Suleman, Hussein (2000-06-01)
    This presentation describes the Open Archives Initiative, projects such as the Computer Science Teaching Center and the National Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD), the MARIAN catalog, and the organizational ...
  • The World According to MARIAN: How the Document Universe is Represented and Searched in the MARIAN/ Academy Digital Library Search System 

    France, Robert K. (1999-09-27)
    This presentation focuses on MARIAN (Multiple Access Retrieval of library Information with ANotations), an online library catalog information system. MARIAN is intended for library end-users rather than catalogers, provides ...
  • 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.
  • MARIAN Searchers 

    Virginia Tech. Digital Library Research Laboratory (1999-10-13)
    A searcher in MARIAN is a class manager that can map abstract descriptions into weighted sets of matching class instances. This presentation focuses on linked-based, class-based, node-based, and context-based searchers.
  • Lumen Waether: Weather Information Service for LumenHaus 

    Irvin-Williams, Erik J.; Gatling, Tavon D.; Gracanin, Denis (2009)
    This poster describes LumenWaether, the weather information service for LumenHaus. The poster presents the idea that mobile phones can be used as the master control device to provide integrated monitoring and control of ...
  • The Making of Leork: The Virginia Tech Linux Laptop Orchestra 

    Bukvic, Ivica Ico; Matthews, Michael; Renfro, Maya; Wood, Andrew (2009)
    This poster describes the making of Leork, the Virginia Tech Linux Laptop Orchestra. The challenge of the project was to assemble a laptop orchestra using open source software, create self-constructed speakers, and obtain ...
  • The Variety of Ways in Which Instructors Implement a Modular Digital Library Curriculum 

    Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Oh, Sanghee; Yang, Seungwon; Fox, Edward A. (2009-05-14)
    This poster illustrates how information professionals can implement a modular digital library curriculum. It discusses instructors' perspectives on digital library syllabi, assignments, readings, and overall course content. ...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • Co-located Collaboration on a Large, High-Resolution Display 

    Vogt, Katherine; North, Chris; Andrews, Christopher; Endert, Alex (2010)
    Few have studied co-located collaboration, let alone co-located collaboration and the sensemaking process. Here, we define co-located collaboration as multiple users working on the same display. Intelligence analysts often ...
  • Opening Remarks and Historical Overview 

    Fox, Edward A. (2001-09-13)
    This presentation introduces the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) and discusses the OAI philosophy, repository perspective, and the future of open archiving.
  • Opening Remarks and Historical Overview Part B 

    Fox, Edward A. (2001-09-13)
    This presentation introduces the Open Archives Initiative (OAI) and discusses OAI tools such as the RE Automatic Test Suite, RE Browsing, and ARC.
  • Introduction to the OAI Metadata Harvesting Protocol 

    Suleman, Hussein (2001-09-13)
    This presentation describes the OAI-MHP (Open Archives Initiative - Metadata Harvesting Protocol), federated library services and searching, and other digital library tools and protocols.
  • Open Archiving @ Virginia Tech 

    Suleman, Hussein (2001-01-23)
    This presentation discusses why Virginia Tech is involved in the Open Archives Initiative (OAI), as well as OAI compliance, OAI technical requirements, and more.
  • Introduction to the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, Version 2.0 

    Suleman, Hussein (2002-06-17)
    This presentation provides an overview of version 2 of the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). It discusses new OAI-PMH features such as single schema, ListIdentifier changes, and improved ...
  • Building Interoperable Digital Libraries: A Practical Guide to Creating Open Archives 

    Suleman, Hussein (2002)
    This presentation focuses on the system architecture and history of the Open Archives Initiative (OAI). It discusses OAI case studies and the requirements to be an OAI data provider.
  • Using the Repository Explorer to Archive OAI Protocol Compliance 

    Suleman, Hussein (2001-06-24)
    The Open Archives Initiative (OAI) is dedicated to solving problems of digital library interoperability by defining simple protocols, most recently the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting [2], which ...

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