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Posts from the ‘2008 Meeting’ Category

From Data to Data: One Version of a History of Scholarly Communication

Andrew Treloar, Director, Australian National Data Service Establishment Project The closing keynote for PRDLA 2008 takes a data-centric look at the history of scholarly communication, and uses the Australian National Data Service as a case study. Presentation (PDF)


UC San Diego Google Mass Digitization Project

n April 2008, the University of California, San Diego sent its first shipment of books to be digitized as part of the Google Book Search Library Project, a global effort launched in 2004 to digitize collections from the world’s top universities and libraries to make them searchable and discoverable online.


UCLA Digital Library Program

This paper explores the principles that underpin the the digital library program at UCLA, examples of collections being digitized, and the partnerships being developed to enhance the digital library collections, including discussion of the collaborative nature of creating metadata, joint projects, and collaborative agreements.


Oceania Digital Libraries (ODiL) Collaborative Digitization Project

Brian Flaherty, Assistant University Librarian-Library IT, University of Auckland Martha Chantiny, Division Head for Library Information Technology, University of Hawaii at Manoa Robin Chandler, Director, Digital Library Program, University of California, San Diego ODiL began with a request for US$50,000 to digitize items from the libraries of the University of Auckland, the University of Hawaii […]


After Digitization, What’s Next?

Rita Wong, Deputy Librarian and Head of Information Technology & Planning, The Chinese University of Hong Kong The paper will briefly describe digitization projects in Hong Kong. More in-depth description and problems encountered at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)will be discussed. At CUHK, not only paper and microform formats, but also audio and […]