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Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] CoLIS3 Preliminary Program
From: CoLIS3 <[log in to unmask]>
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Date:Thu, 31 Dec 1998 18:17:10 +0100

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Dear colleague,
Please consider attending the CoLIS 3 conference with the theme "Digital
Libraries." The Preliminary Program is provided below, We will appreciate
if you forward this to interested colleagues and post it on listserves to
which you subscribe.
Thanks for the consideration,
Tefko Saracevic

                     Third International Conference
             Conceptions of Library and Information Science
                               (CoLIS 3)

                           DIGITAL LIBRARIES:
        Interdisciplinary Concepts, Challenges and Opportunities

                  Dubrovnik, Croatia, 23 - 26 May 1999

Organized by:

* University of Zagreb, Croatia;
* University of Tampere, Finland;
* Royal School of Library and Information Science, Copenhagen, Denmark and
* Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

Program Chair:

Tefko Saracevic, Rutgers University, USA.
Email: [log in to unmask]

                          Preliminary Program

Registration and detailed information available at




                         Email: [log in to unmask]

For description of Dubrovnik, the venue city, see:


Sunday, May 23, 1999

Preconference Tutorial - full day.

* Ed Fox, USA: Digital libraries: An overview

Monday, May 24, 1999

+ Opening session
+ Session 1: CONTEXT - the big picture
* Michael Buckland, USA (Invited speaker):
  Vocabulary as a central concept in library and information science
* Bryce Allen, USA:
  Digital libraries and the end of traditional information systems
* Christine Borgman, USA:
  What are digital libraries, who is building them, and why?

+ Session 2: RELATIONS
* Raphael Capurro, Germany (Invited speaker):
* Amanda Spink & Colleen Cool, USA:
  Developing digital library education: international perspectives on
  theory and practice
* Paul Sturges & Jesica Sambok, UK:
  Humanities scholarship, the research library and the digital library

+ Session 3: EVALUATION
* Louise Su & Hsin-liang Chen, USA:
  User evaluation of Web search engines
* Wanda Dole & Jitka Hurych, USA:
  Evaluating libraries in the electronic age: New ways of measuring
  collection and use.
* Jane Reid, Scotland:
  A new task-oriented paradigm for information retrieval: Implications
  for evaluation of information retrieval systems

Tuesday, May 25, 1999

+ Session 4: MANAGEMENT
* Michael Gorman, USA (Invited speaker)
* Christine Dugdale, UK:
  Managing digital collections: New opportunities and new roles for
* Robert Hayes, USA:
  The economics of digital libraries

+ PANEL: International cooperation in digital libraries:
  Harold Thimbleby , UK, Moderator


* William Adams, Bernard Jansen & Todd Smith, USA:
  Planning, building, and using a distributed digital library.
* Jasna Dravec-Braun,Croatia:
  Is it possible to build an online union catalogue without a library
* Gordon Dunsire, UK:
  Evolving the learning landscape at Napier University.
* Emmanouel Garoufallou, Greece:
  The impact of information technology on Greek academic libraries and
  librarians: Preliminary results
* Marianne Hummelshøj & Nanna Skovtrup, Denmark:
  Internet reference services in a digitalized public library
* Damir Kalpic, Jasenka Anzil & Hrvoje Zokovic, Croatia:
  From the traditional to a digital academic library.
* Maria Kocojowa & Wanda Pindlowa, Poland:
  A digital library for LIS researchers and students: General concepts.
* Michael Middleton, Australia:
  Meta-information incorporation in library digitisation projects.
* Paul Nieuwenhuysen* & Wouter Mettrop€, *Belgium, €Netherlands:
  Internet information retrieval tools: which ones to use?
* Trine Schreiber & Camilla Moring, Denmark:
  Danish research libraries in a networked learning environment.
* Jadranka Stojanovski & Aida Slavic,Croatia:
  Electronic bibliography: its reliability and impact on the concept of
  bibliography in general
* Yin Leng Theng,, UK:
  Framework for an application development model to build user-centered
  digital libraries
* Branko Zebek & Tvrtko Sercar, Slovenia: The use of internet in special
  libraries in Slovenia.

+ Evening:- BANQUET

Wednesday, May 26, 1999

+ Session 5: DESIGN
* Diane Sonnenwald et al., USA:
  Collaboration services in a preparatory digital library: An emerging
* Philip Doty & Sandra Erdelez, USA:
  A digital library of legal case documents

* Bryn Lewis, Australia:
  Automatic electronic document organisation
* Zheng Wang, Linda Hill, Terrence Smith:
  Alexandria Digital Library metadata creator with extensible markup

+ Session 7: INTERACTION
* Preben Hansen, Sweden:
  User interface design for IR interaction: A task oriented approach
* Nils Pharo, Norway:
  Web information search strategies: A method for classifying Web

* Ian Ruthven* & €Mounia Lalmas, *Scotland & €Germany:
  Selective relevance feedback using term characteristics
* Kai Korpimies & Esko Ukkonen, Finland:
  Term frequency-based identification of FAQ-articles
* Per Ahlgren, Sweden: On a cognitive search strategy

* Denis McQuale, Netherlands (Invited speaker):
* Sussanne Ørnager, Denmark:
  Image archives in newspaper editorial offices: A service activity.
* Jerome Aumente, USA:
  Digital libraries within the context of mass media structures

Thursday, May 27, 1999

Postconference WORKSHOPS (free for registrants)

* Workshop 1.
  Sanda Erdelez; Philip Doty, USA:
  Developing a small-scale digital library with Adobe Acrobat: Techniques
and issues
* Workshop 2.
  Paul B. Kantor, USA:
  Metrics and evaluation for Digital Libraries.

Postconference TOURS (to be announced)

Radovan Vrana
Member of the CoLIS3 Local Organizing Committee
Research Assistant
Department of Information Sciences
Faculty of Philosophy
I. Lucica 3
10000 Zagreb, CROATIA
e-mail: [log in to unmask]

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