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

  296a-1 Seminar: Information Access. Spring 1999.

 Instructors: Clifford Lynch and Michael Buckland
 3 units. CCN# 42742. Fridays 3-5. 107 South Hall.
  or (510) 642 3159.

Jan 22: First seminar meeting: Michael BUCKLAND: Introduction. Discussion on the research possibilities of the topic "Cultural Identity and Information Technology."
Jan 29: Andrew ODLYZKO, AT&T Labs - Research: Competition and cooperation: Libraries and publishers in the transition to electronic scholarly journals.
Feb 5: Fred GEY & Clifford LYNCH: Report on the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Jan 1999.
Also Clifford LYNCH: Recent developments: Identifiers and metadata, ebooks, and the funding picture.
Feb 12: Michael BUCKLAND: Update on the DARPA project on Access to Unfamiliar Metadata.
Feb 19: Clifford LYNCH: The NSF-ERCIM project; and more on metadata.
Feb. 26: Jocelyn BERGEN: Octavo Digital Rare Books.
Mar 5: Fred GEY: Japanese and Japanese-English retrieval.
Clifford LYNCH: Recent developments.
Mar 12: Michael BUCKLAND: Robert Gitler and the Founding of the Japan Library School.
Mar 19: John KUNZE, NLM & UCSF: Metadata.
Mar 26: Spring Break.
Apr 2: Frank OLKEN and John McCARTHY, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory: Databases on the Web: The Role of Metadata and Data Registries.
Apr 9: Prof Ellen LIU, National Chung-hsing University, Taiwan. Library and Information Science Programs in Taiwan.
Apr 16: Fred GEY, UCDATA: Cross-language Information Retrieval: An Overview of Approaches and Research Problems.
Apr 23: Hui-Min CHEN: An Introduction to Intelligent Agents.
Avi RAPPOPORT: Search Engines and Beyond: Report on Infornortics conference.
Apr 30: Maxine BRODIE, State Library of New South Wales: Internet access, client-focused content, and renewing a sense of place.
Michael BUCKLAND: Short report: Developments in patent classification.
May 7: Last Friday of instruction: Pamela PRESCOTT: Knowledge Management.
July 19: Ronald ROUSSEAU, Belgium: Informetrics: Problems in counting; Percolation theory.
Aug 4: Steve LAWRENCE, Research Scientist, NEC Research Laboratory: Indexing Scientific Literature on the Web.

Fall 1998 schedule. Fall 1999 schedule.