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Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries

12th European Conference, ECDL 2008, Aarhus, Denmark, September 14-19, 2008. Proceedings

Christensen-Dalsgaard, B., Castelli, D., Ammitzboll Jurik, B., Lippincott, J. (Eds.)


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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, ECDL 2008, held in Aarhus, Denmark, in September 2008.

The 28 revised full papers and 10 revised short papers presented together with 1 panel description, the extended abstracts of 24 revised poster and demo papers were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 125 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on digital preservation, social tagging, quatations and annotations, user studies and system evaluation, from content-centric to person-centric systems, citation analysis, collection building, user interfaces and personalization, interoperability, information retrieval, and metadata generation.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Design - Multimedia - approximation - author disambiguation - citation analysis - classification - collaborative tagging - coordination of digitization - data abstraction - data protection - databases - digital libraries federation - digital library evaluation - maintenance - visual analysis

Related subjects » Database Management & Information Retrieval - HCI - Information Systems and Applications

Table of contents 

Best Paper.- Improving Placeholders in Digital Documents.- Best Student Paper.- Towards Ontology-Based Chinese E-Government Digital Archives Knowledge Management.- Digital Preservation.- Distributed Preservation Services: Integrating Planning and Actions.- Archive Design Based on Planets Inspired Logical Object Model.- Significant Characteristics to Abstract Content: Long Term Preservation of Information.- Social Tagging.- Can Social Tags Help You Find What You Want?.- TagNSearch: Searching and Navigating Geo-referenced Collections of Photographs.- Evaluation of Semantic and Social Technologies for Digital Libraries.- Quotations and Annotations.- Identifying Quotations in Reference Works and Primary Materials.- Superimposed Information Architecture for Digital Libraries.- User Studies and System Evaluation.- Impact-ED - A New Model of Digital Library Impact Evaluation.- Prioritisation, Resources and Search Terms: A Study of Decision-Making at the Virtual Reference Desk.- Searchling: User-Centered Evaluation of a Visual Thesaurus-Enhanced Interface for Bilingual Digital Libraries.- From Content-Centric to Person-Centric Systems.- An Extensible Virtual Digital Libraries Generator.- A Participative Digital Archiving Approach to University History and Memory.- Enhancing Library Services with Web 2.0 Functionalities.- Citation Analysis.- A Service-Oriented Infrastructure for Early Citation Management.- Releasing the Power of Digital Metadata: Examining Large Networks of Co-related Publications.- Author Name Disambiguation for Citations Using Topic and Web Correlation.- Collection Building.- Development of a National Syllabus Repository for Higher Education in Ireland.- Matching Hierarchies Using Shared Objects.- Virtual Unification of the Earliest Christian Bible: Digitisation, Transcription, Translation and Physical Description of the Codex Sinaiticus.- Sustainable Digital Library Systems over the DRIVER Repository Infrastructure.- User Interfaces and Personalization.- Interactive Paper as a Reading Medium in Digital Libraries.- Personalizing the Selection of Digital Library Resources to Support Intentional Learning.- Enrichment of European Digital Resources by Federating Regional Digital Libraries in Poland.- Access Modalities to an Imagistic Library for Medical e-Learning.- What a Difference a Default Setting Makes.- Interoperability.- A Methodology for Sharing Archival Descriptive Metadata in a Distributed Environment.- Semantic Interoperability in Archaeological Datasets: Data Mapping and Extraction Via the CIDOC CRM.- Annotations: A Way to Interoperability in DL.- Semantic Based Substitution of Unsupported Access Points in the Library Meta-search Environments.- Information Retrieval.- Proximity Scoring Using Sentence-Based Inverted Index for Practical Full-Text Search.- Information Retrieval and Filtering over Self-organising Digital Libraries.- A Framework for Managing Multimodal Digitized Music Collections.- Metadata Generation.- A Quantitative Evaluation of Dissemination-Time Preservation Metadata.- Improving Temporal Language Models for Determining Time of Non-timestamped Documents.- Revisiting Lexical Signatures to (Re-)Discover Web Pages.- Panel.- The Web Versus Digital Libraries: Time to Revisit This Once Hot Topic.- Posters and Demonstrations.- The MultiMatch Prototype: Multilingual/Multimedia Search for Cultural Heritage Objects.- Digital Preservation of Scientific Data.- Using Terminology Web Services for the Archaeological Domain.- Building a Digital Research Community in the Humanities.- Agile DL: Building a DELOS-Conformed Digital Library Using Agile Software Development.- Design of a Digital Library System for Large-Scale Evaluation Campaigns.- An XML-Centric Storage for Better Preservation and Maintenance of Data: Union Catalog of NDAP, Taiwan.- Summa: This Is Not a Demo.- New Tasks on Collections of Digitized Books.- Plato: A Preservation Planning Tool Integrating Preservation Action Services.- Event Representation in Temporal and Geographic Context.- A Mechanism for Solving the Unencoded Chinese Character Problem on the Web.- Gaze Interaction and Access to Library Collection.- Covering Heterogeneous Educative Environments with Integrated Editions in the Electronic Work.- Exploring Query Formulation and Reformulation: A Preliminary Study to Map Users’ Search Behaviour.- Identification of Bibliographic Information Written in Both Japanese and English.- DIGMAP: A Digital Library Reusing Metadata of Old Maps and Enriching It with Geographic Information.- Visual Analysis of Classification Systems and Library Collections.- A Framework for Music Content Description and Retrieval.- XCL: The Extensible Characterisation Language – One Step towards an Automatic Evaluation of Format Conversions.- A User Field Study: Communication in Academic Communities and Government Agencies.- Digital Preservation Needs of Scientific Communities: The Example of Göttingen University.- Dynamic Catalogue Enrichment with SeeAlso Link Servers.- Access to Archival Finding Aids: Context Matters.

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