University of Barcelona, 9-11 May 2007
Edited by Paula Goossens
usage studies at Catalan academic libraries / Àngel Borrego,
M. Barrios, C. Ollé and C. Urbano (Universitat de Barcelona,
Facultat de Biblioteconomia i Documentació)
Presentation | Abstract | Author CV
Object Re-Use and Exchange: Moving interoperability from the metadata
to the resource level / Herbert Van de Sompel (Los Alamos National
Laboratory, Research Library)
Presentation | Abstract | Author CV
Lluís Anglada: my first degree is in librarianship, my second in Philosophy. Now, I'm the director of the Catalan Academic Library Consortium. Formerly I was the library director of the Catalonia Technical University and, before, professor for 3 years in the School of Librarianship (Barcelona University. I've been, and still am, active in different professional associations and committees at Catalan, Spanish and international level. I use to give courses about new trends in librarianship, digital libraries and quality insurance.
Àngel Borrego is graduated in Library and Information Science at the University of Salamanca, where he obtained a Ph.D. in 2001. Since 2002 he teaches at the School of Library and Information Science at the University of Barcelona, where he is vice dean for research.
Vittore Casarosa is graduated in Engineering at the University of Pisa. He has spent many years in the R&D laboratories of IBM in Italy, France and in the US. Since 1996 he is Scientific Advisor to the Italian National Research Council, at the Institute for Information Science and Technology in Pisa (ISTI-CNR), where he is associated with the activities of the Multimedia Lab in the field of Digital Libraries, and is presently the Deputy Director of DELOS, the Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries.
Gordon Dunsire is Depute Director of the Centre for Digital Library Research at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. He is a member of the CILIP-BL Committee on AACR, and the RDA Outreach Group. He was the facilitator for the working group on the RDA/ONIX Framework for content and carrier designation. He is Chair of the Cataloguing and Indexing Group in Scotland.
Janifer Gatenby is a specialist in standards and specification and development of library management systems and their implementation. At OCLC PICA, Janifer's role currently includes identification of trends and business opportunities, interoperation and research liaison with OCLC and standards representation. She has also been involved with the implementation of the national union catalogue of Australia. She is the principal editor of ISO 20775 (Holdings Schema), OpenURL Request Transfer Message, ISO 8459 (Data elements), the Union Catalogue profile and SRU update. She is a contributor to the SRU standard, the Bath profile, Z39.50 Holdings schema, FRBR continuing resources, ISO 2146 (Registries for libraries and related institutions) and the Re-thinking Resource Sharing initiative and the ELAG working Group on Resource Delivery.
Erlend Gutteberg is a system developer. Currently he is part of a development team at BIBSYS, dedicated to modernize library automation services. Developing conversion mechanisms of different metadata formats, service oriented architecture, and federated search engines. Prior to this he has designed and developed enterprise scale systems, of content management and customer relations management.
Sue McKnight is Director of Libraries & Knowledge Resources at Nottingham Trent University in the UK. Prior to this, Sue held a similar position at Deakin University in Australia. At both universities, she merged the university library with the learning and teaching support unit, in the case of NTU establishing the Educational Development Unit from scratch. She therefore has had a wealth of experience in observing trends and implementing new technologies. Sue is active in professional associations and currently chairs the Academic & Research Libraries Section of IFLA.
Remedios Melero has a Ph degree in chemistry. She works in the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, which belongs to the Spanish High Research Council (CSIC). Researcher, editor of the scientific journal, Food Science and Technology International, manager of information resources of a food safety network, named SICURA, and member of the European Association of Science Editors (EASE) since 1996. She has worked and searched onto publishing issues for the last years- electronic publications, peer review process and access to scientific publications- and particularly focused on open access to scholarly publications during the last 3 years, in which she has been involved organizing workshops, running tutorials, writing articles and presenting communications to scientific events linked to electronic publications and open access. She is currently working in a project related to institutional-subject repositories.
Ellen Rřyneberg has a Master of Technology degree in Computer Science from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. She is currently working as a software developer at BIBSYS. Her main focus the last year has been open access and institutional repositories.
Herbert Van de Sompel is graduated in Mathematics and Computer Science at Ghent University, and in 2000, obtained a Ph.D. there. For many years, he was Head of Library Automation at Ghent University. After having left Ghent in 2000, he has been Visiting Professor in Computer Science at Cornell University, and Director of e-Strategy and Programmes at the British Library. Currently, he is the team leader of the Digital Library Research and Prototyping Team at the Research Library of the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The Team does research regarding various aspects of scholarly communication in the digital age, including information infrastructure, interoperability, digital preservation and indicators for the assessment of the quality of units of scholarly communication. Herbert has played a major role in creating the Open Archives Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, the OpenURL Framework for Context-Sensitive Services, the SFX linking server, and the "info" URI.
Dr. Maja Žumer is Associate Professor of Library and Information Science at University of Ljubljana (Slovenia). Before she became a faculty member of LIS at University of Ljubljana, she was first a systems librarian, then (since 1996) head of Research and Development Department at the National and University Library in Ljubljana. Her research interests include design and evaluation of information retrieval systems, end-user interfaces, and, recently, FRBR model, particularly implementation aspects. She is a member of FRBR review group, the chair of the Working Group for "Guidelines for national bibliographies in the digital age" and co-chair of FRSAR working group..