School of Information Management & Systems
Previously School of Library & Information Studies
Seminar: Information Access. Fall 1999.
Clifford Lynch and
3 units. CCN# 42742. Fridays 3-5. 107 South Hall.
or (510) 642 3159.
Friday Aug 27: Julian WARNER, Queen's University of Belfast,
What should we understand by information
technology (and some hints at other questions)?
Clifford LYNCH: Distributed geo-libraries; multilingual IR; ACM DLib
Sept 10: Clifford LYNCH: SIGIR;
Sloan conference on history & the web.
Sept 17: Robert WILENSKY: The Berkeley Digital Libraries II project:
Re-inventing Scholarly Information Dissemination and Use.
Sept 24: Fabio CRESTANI, Padua, Italy & ICSI: Searching the Web using
Constrained Spreading Activation.
Oct 1: John CHUANG: Exploiting scale economies in
Oct 8: Avi RAPPOPORT: Web
search indexing robots.
Oct 15: Joseph A. BUSCH, Vice President of Information Product Development,
Datafusion, San Francisco:
From Authority Files to Ontologies: Why Library Science is Still
Oct 22: Cecilia PRESTON:
The Acronym Soup of Identifiers.
Oct 29: Beverlee FRENCH, Associate Director for Shared Content,
California Digital Library: Providing Access to Virtual Collections.
Nov 5: No Seminar meeting.
Nov 12: Reports from interesting meetings: ASIS; Internet Engineering Task Force;
Nov 19: Marie TEIXEIRA, Knowledge Engineer, Wind River Systems, Alameda:
Meeting Information Needs in a Worldwide Technical Support Organization.
Also Clifford LYNCH: New National Research Council report
Digital Dilemma: Intellectual Property in the Information Age.
Nov 26: THANKSGIVING - No seminar.
Dec 3: Presentation of students' projects:
David CHOTT: Timelines on the Web.
Preliminary Analysis of term-matching between English-Polish Environmental Dictionary and the General European Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus.
Dec 10: Presentation of students's projects - continued.
James G. DUNN: Application Service Providers:
of computer applications over the Internet.
Exploring Medical Patient Records.
Steve LUSSIER: Metadata standards.
Ann MARSH-FLORES: Analyzing and meeting information
needs at the Matsco company.