Progress Report Virginia Tech Digital Library Research Laboratory

Progress Report Virginia Tech Digital Library Research Laboratory

Progress Report Virginia Tech Digital Library Research Laboratory August 11, 2006 Project Teams/NSF Grant Joint Project between CS (VT) and LIS (UNC-CH): Good Combination to Develop a DL Curriculum Virginia Tech (IIS-0535057): Dr. Edward A. Fox ([email protected]) Seungwon Yang ([email protected]) University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (IIS-0535060): Dr. Barbara Wildemuth ([email protected]) Dr. Jeffrey P. Pomerantz ([email protected]) Sanghee Oh ([email protected]) Project Timeline

Project Meetings Feb. 16-17, 2006 - Discussion meeting at UNC-CH May 1, 2006 - Advisory board meeting at VT June 14, 2006 - Advisory board meeting at UNC-CH during the JCDL 06 Conference Discussion summaries - Project Progress Diary link at http://curric.dlib.vt.edu/wiki/ Initial 19 DL Educational Modules Current DL Module Set 10 Core Modules 1. 2.

Overview Collection Development a. b. c. 3. Digital objects a. b. c. 4. Digitization Document and E-publishing Markup / Markup Languages (e.g., XML, SGML, etc.)

Harvesting Text Resources (e.g. electronic journals) Multimedia (e.g. audio, video, image objects) File Formats, File Format Transformation Information / Knowledge Organization a. b. c. d. e. Metadata, Metadata Harvesting, Cataloging Ontologies, Classification, Categorization Vocabulary Control (e.g. thesauri, terminologies, etc.) Bibliographic information, Bibliometrics, Citations, Webliographics Indexing

Current DL Module Set 10 Core Modules 5. Architecture (agents, buses, wrappers/mediators) a. b. c. d. e. f. g. h. i. j. 6.

Interoperability Sustainability Interface Design, Usability Assessment Search Engines & IR Identifiers, handles, DOI, PURL Info summarization, Visualization Recommender systems Applications and software (e.g. Greenstone, Fedora, JSTORE, DSpace, collaborative software, etc.) Web-publishing (e.g. Wikimedia, blogging, podcasting, RSS, moodle, etc) Security Spaces (conceptual, geographic, 2/3D, VR) a. b.

Storage Repositories, Archives Current DL Module Set 10 Core Modules 7. Services (searching, linking, browsing, annotating, etc.) a. b. c. d. e. 8. 9. Info needs, Relevance, Evaluation, Effectiveness

Search & search strategy, Info seeking behavior, User modeling, Feedback Reference Services Routing, Filtering, Community filtering Sharing, Networking, Interchange (e.g., social bookmarking, etc.) Archiving and Preservation Integrity Project Management a. DL development for a specific domain i. ii. iii. b. c. d.

e. f. g. Children Scholarly communication Education, Distance Learning DL project examples DL Evaluation Legal issues (e.g., Intellectual property rights management, Privacy, Protection (watermarking)) Cost / Economic issues Social issues Future DLs 10. DL Education & Research

Module Set Diagram, Template and Two Draft Modules http://curric.dlib.vt.edu/wiki/index.php/Modules Syllabi Resource Analysis 56 American Library Associations (ALA) list of Accredited Masters Programs in LIS 41 DL-courses, but could collect 31 syllabi 26 DL-course syllabi reading lists analyzed Number of readings Number of textbooks Total 1333 43 1376

Syllabi Resource Analysis 2. Collection Development 5. Architecture 9. Project Management 400 350 Number of Readings 300 250 200 150 100 50 0 1

2 3 4 5 6 Module Numbers 7 8 9

10 Publications Journal Pomerantz, J., Oh, S., Yang, S., Fox, E. A., Wildemuth, B. M. (submitted). The Core: Digital Library Education in Library and Information Science Programs, D-Lib Magazine. [Supplementary materials] Conference papers Wildemuth, B. M., McCain, K., Mostafa, J., & Pomerantz, J. (submitted). Education for Digital Librarianship: Three Alternative (Competitive?) Approaches. Panel presented at the 69th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, Austin, TX. Pomerantz, J., Wildemuth, B., Fox, E. A., & Yang, S. (2006). Curriculum Development for Digital Libraries. In Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (pp. 175-184). New York: Association for Computing Machinery. [Paper in ACM DL | Powerpoint presentation | JCDL 2006 Conference site]

Yang, S., Fox, E. A., Wildemuth, B., Pomerantz, J., & Oh, S. Interdisciplinary Curriculum Development for Digital Library Education. (Submitted to ICADL 2006, Kyoto Japan) Questions ? Thank you Logo

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