School of Information
 Previously School of Library & Information Studies

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

Fridays 3-5. 107 South Hall. Summaries of presentations.
Jan 25: Clifford LYNCH: Prospects for Institutional Repositories, 5 Years On.
Feb 1: Clifford LYNCH: Repositories and Workflows.
Feb 8: Eric KANSA: An Open Context for Archaeology.
Feb 15: Ray LARSON & Ryan SHAW: Project Update: Providing Context for Learners.
Feb 22: Bernt WAHL: The Structure of Location Based Information.
    Clifford LYNCH: Reflections on Sharing Authority, Storytelling, and Annotation.
Feb 29: Paul DUGUID: Web 2.0: An Open and Shut Debate.
Mar 7: Tapan PARIKH: Designing Appropriate Computing Technologies for the Rural Developing World.
Mar 14: Michael BUCKLAND & Ryan SHAW: How to make the Web more educational.
Mar 21: Review of the 2008 "i-School conference."   Also Thomas TUNSCH, National Museums in Berlin: Cultural heritage: Tradition, Museums and Wikis.
Mar 28: Spring break: No seminar meeting.
Apr 4: Roger SCHONFELD, Ithaka: Organizing Information Infrastructure for Academia: Lessons from the Community's Past and Questions about Our Future.
Apr 11: Bernd FROHMANN, Univ. of Western Ontario: A New Theory of Documentation for Information Studies.
Apr 18: Michael BUCKLAND: Space, Place, and Position in Thinking about Information and Information Systems.   Also Clifford LYNCH: Review and Reflections on Some Recent Meetings.
Apr 25: Rudi SCHMIEDE, UT Darmstadt: Informatization and Increased Demands on Knowledge and Subjectivity.
May 2: Jenna BURRELL: Mobile Phones in Rural Uganda. Also Ryan SHAW: Case Studies in Contextualizing Digital Resources: An Irish Studies Digital Library and the Emma Goldman Lecture Tours.
May 9: Last meeting of semester: Bernt Ivar OLSEN, Tromso & UC Davis: A Broad and Complementary Document Model and its Application within Software- and Information Systems Engineering.
    Also Bernt WAHL: Final Progress Report.
    The Seminar will resume in the Fall semester.
Spring 2008 summaries.   Fall 2007 schedule and summaries.   Fall 2008 schedule and summaries.