Exploring the “Open” Universe: A Librarian’s Guide

Thursday, April 6, 2006
College of Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

8:30 – Registration & Refreshments
9:30 – Program Begins
3:30 – Adjourn

Morning Keynote Address:

The State of “Openness”: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities of Working in “Open” Environments by Eric Lease Morgan, Head of Digital Access and Information Architecture Department, University Libraries of Notre Dame

Afternoon Keynote Address:

The Open Archives Initiative and OAIster: Past, Present and Future by Kat Hagedorn, OAIster/Metadata Harvesting Librarian, DLXS Bibliographic Class Coordinator, Digital Library Production Service, University of Michigan

Breakout Sessions:

OpenURL: Implementation and Impact by Amira Aaron, Manager, Digital Content and Access Services, Office for Information Systems, Harvard University Library

Playing Tag: Cataloging by the Crowd by Elizabeth B. Thomsen, Member Services Manager, NOBLE: North of Boston Library Exchange

Open Access to Science Content: A View from the ‘Hole’ by Ann Devenish, WHOAS Project Manager, MBLWHOI Library Data Library & Archives

Automating Metadata Creation with Open Source Software by Patrick Yott, Digital Initiatives Librarian, Center for Digital Initiatives, Brown University

Schedule of the Day
Links within the Schedule of the Day may be broken. If available, links to additional materials are provided above.

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