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

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

 Instructors: Clifford Lynch and Michael Buckland
 3 units. CCN# 42733. Fridays 3-5. 107 South Hall.
or (510) 642 3159.

Aug 28: Clifford LYNCH: Introduction. Recent developments.
Sept 4: Clifford LYNCH: Recent developments (Cont.).
Sept 11: Jacek PURAT: North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board Library Usability Study.
  Also: Michael BUCKLAND: The Landscape of Information Management.
Sept 18: Jon BOSAK, Sun Microsystems: XML: The Universal Publishing Format. (Jointly with the The Townsend Working Group for Computers and the Humanities).
Sept 25: Bernd FROHMANN, Univ. of Western Ontario: Epistemology versus Practice: How to think about the formal literature of science.
Oct 2: Marie TEIXIERA: Introduction of an online information system into a computer company support center.   Students' topics.   Lin EVERSTZ, School of Education, & Michael BUCKLAND: A "Teacher's Curriculum Workstation"?
Oct 9: Guest: Ben GROSS, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana;   Clifford LYNCH: Recent developments; and   Michael BUCKLAND: Update on "A Teacher's Virtual Curriulum Worskstation."
Oct 16: Aitao CHEN & Barbara NORGARD: Computational Linguistics and Information Retrieval, incl. report on COLING-ACL'98 (International Conference on Computational Linguistics).   Jason CHANG, Taiwan: A Concept-based adaptive approach to word sense disambiguation.
Oct 23: No seminar meeting.
Oct 30: Kazuaki KISHIDA, Howard Besser & Michael BUCKLAND: Reports on the American Society for Information Science Annual Meeting.
Nov 6: Daniel McMAHON: Public Library websites & Michael ROBERTS: Intranets.
Nov 13: John KUNZE, UCSF & National Library of Medicine: Evaluating persistent identifier schemes, e.g. URNs, DOIs, PURLs.
Nov 20: Chair Ray LARSON: Aitao CHEN, Fred GEY, Ray LARSON: Report on TREC and CIKM.
Nov 27: THANKSGIVING. No meeting.
Dec 4: Chair Clifford LYNCH: Avi RAPPOPORT: Web Site Search Tools: How to Choose the Best One for You.
Jacek PURAT on Geographical Information Systems.

To be rescheduled: Frank OLKEN and John McCARTHY, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Databases on the Web: The Role of Metadata and Data Registries.
Spring 1998 schedule. Spring 1999 schedule.