School of Information
 Previously School of Library & Information Studies

 296a-1 Seminar: Information Access.
 ("The Friday Afternoon Seminar")
 Schedule - Fall 2008.

Fridays 3-5. 107 South Hall. Summaries of presentations.
Aug 29: Clifford LYNCH: Introduction. Summer Developments. NSF Cyberlearning report.
Sep 5: Cathy MARSHALL, Microsoft: Scholars' Perspective on Scholarly Archiving.
Sep 12: Clifford LYNCH: Stewardship and Cultural Memory Organizations in the Digital Age.
Sep 19: Thomas TUNSCH, National Museums in Berlin: The Semantic Web and Wikis.
Sep 26: Ray LARSON: Recent Trends in Digital Libraries and Information Retrieval.
Oct 3: Clifford LYNCH: Stewardship and Cultural Memory Organizations in the Digital Age, II.
Oct 10: M. BUCKLAND, R. LARSON & C. LYNCH: The Evolving Concept of "Digital Libraries." Also N. W. LUND, Tromso: Document theory applied to telemedicine and opera.
Oct 17: Patrick RILEY: The Toll of Privacy. Aurelie BENARD, Univ of Paris: Creating an event-based analysis of biographical texts. Nick RABINOWITZ: TimeMap: Displaying Geotemporal Data Online. Ryan SHAW: Designing an Event Directory for Irish History.
Oct 24: Geoffrey BOWKER, U. of Santa Clara: Representing Different Knowledge.
Michael BUCKLAND: Women Pioneers of Library and Information Science in France in the 1930s.
Oct 31: Robert PASLEY, Sheffield U.: The Extent of Geographic Resources Available on the Web.
Nov 7: David ROSENTHAL: "Ensuring the Longevity of Digital Documents" revisited.
Nov 14: Colin BURKE: Univ of Maryland Baltimore County: Information and Intrigue: From the Concilium Bibliographicum to Noel Field and Alger Hiss.
Nov 21.Timothy TANGHERLINI, UCLA: Mapping Folklore: hGIS, Machine Learning and the Danish Folklore Archive.
Nov 28: Thanksgiving. No Seminar meeting.
Dec 5: Students' Final Progress Reports:
-- Patrick RILEY: Berkeley Energy Dashboard.
-- Nick RABINOWITZ: TimeMap and HistoryVis: Displaying Geotemporal Data Online.
-- Ryan SHAW: Mining historical event references from scanned documents.

    The Seminar will resume on January 23.
Fall 2008 summaries.   Spring 2008 schedule and summaries.   Spring 2009 schedule and summaries.