School of Information Management & Systems
 Previously School of Library & Information Studies

  296a-1 Seminar: Information Access. Spring 1998.

 Instructors: Clifford Lynch and Michael Buckland
 3 units. CCN# 42727. Fridays 3-5. 107 South Hall.

Jan 6: Ed FOX, Virginia Tech.: The National Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations.
Jan 23: Jacek PURAT: Recording and providing environmental information for the Miskito Indian Nation, Honduras.
Jan 30: Clifford LYNCH: Recent conferences, recent developments.
Feb 6: Doug TYGAR: Anonymous use of digital libraries and electronic bookstores.
Feb 13: Mehran SAHAMI, Stanford. AI and natural language processing in I.R.
Feb 20: Craig NEVILL-MANNING, Standford: Hierarchical retrieval structures using SEQUITUR.
Feb 27: Bernd FROHMANN, U of Western Ontario: The scientific article.
Mar 6: Leysia PALEN, UC Irvine: Designing for Organizational Utility of Groupware: A Case Study of Electronic Calendars.
Mar 13: Discussion of the RPFs for Knowledge & Distributed Intelligence and the Digital Libraries Initiative Phase 2.
Mar 20: Paul DUGUID, Sch. of Education & Xerox PARC: Institutions and Information.
Mar 27: No meeting. Spring break.
Apr 3: Clifford LYNCH: Questions on R&D on archiving electronic materials.
Apr 10: Reports on recent meetings, by Fred GEY, Clifford LYNCH, and others.
Apr 17: Discussion: An Information Retrieval Workbench. Fredric GEY, Ray LARSON, Michael BUCKLAND, and others.
Apr 24: Continuation of April 17 discussion.
May 1: No seminar meeting.
May 8: Howard BESSER & Merrilee PROFFITT: Making of America II: Structural and Administrative Metadata for Distributed Digital Libraries.
The seminar may meet occasionally during the summer and will resume in the Fall 1998 semester.
Fall 1997 schedule. Fall 1998 schedule.