Web Wise 2004 Sharing Digital Resources
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Web-Wise 2004: Sharing Digital Resources
March 3-5
Chicago, Illinois

Co-Hosts:
The Institute of Museum and Library Services
The University of Illinois at Chicago

Conference Hotel:
InterContinental Chicago
505 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago Illinois 60611

Introduction

The concept of sharing has many implications in the digital environment, including interoperability and integration of resources, access, cultivation of new audiences, and the formation of new partnerships to achieve common goals.

The conference will promote the exploration of all of these issues in a collaborative environment drawing on the experience of professionals in the fields of library and information science, museum studies, education, systems science, and public media.

Wednesday, March 3, 2004

Two pre-conferences will be offered at the conference hotel. Attendance is limited, and registration for each is required.

8:30am - 12:00pm

Pre-Conference 1: The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting

Faculty:
Tim Cole, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Sarah Shreeves, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

1:00pm - 4:30pm

Pre-Conference 2: Digital Perservation: Planning, Problems, Progress

Faculty:
Priscilla Caplan, Florida Center for Library Automation, University of Florida
Robin Dale, RLG

5:30pm

Keynote Address at The Field Museum
John McCarter, The Field Museum

6:00pm

Reception at The Field Museum

Bus transportation will be provided to and from The Field Museum and the InterContinental Chicago.


Thursday March 4, 2004

7:30am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30am

Welcome: Michael Tanner, UIC Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Opening Remarks: Robert Martin, Director, IMLS

9:00am

Keynote Address: “Technology and The Future of Learning”

Tom DeFanti, University of Illinois at Chicago
Mr. DeFanti will be introduced by Jean Wilkins, Director of the Illinois State Library

9:45am

Break and Project Demonstrations
Theme: "Pushing the Envelope: New Online Resources"

  1. American Association of Museums. Nazi Era Provenance Internet Portal: A Searchable Registry of Objects in U.S. Museums
    http://www.nepip.org

  2. Canadian Heritage Information Network. Community Memories: Helping Communities Create Their Own Stories
    http://www.chin.gc.ca/English/Members/VMC_Memories/

  3. University of California, Riverside. INFOMINE (115,550 Academically Valuable Resources): A Bridge Between Open and Vetted Information Domains
    http://infomine.ucr.edu/

  4. University of California-Berkeley. Going Places in the Catalog: Enhancing Scholarly and Educational Resources with Geospatial Information
    http://ecai.org/imls2002/

  5. Art Institute of Chicago. Art Explorer: Retrieving and Interpreting Art Online
    [Web site not available]

  6. Brookfield Zoo. Every Student a Scientist: Using Technology to Foster Inclusive Learning
    [Web site not available]
10:30am

Session 1: Virtual Cities

Chair: Nancy John, University of Illinois at Chicago

Presenters:
Ed Galloway, University of Pittsburgh, "Imaging Pittsburgh: Creating a Shared Gateway to Digital Image Collections of the Pittsburgh Region"

Erich Kesse, University of Florida, "Ephemeral Cities of Florida"

Carol Willis and Max Joel, Skyscraper Museum, "Manhattan in 4D"

12:00pm

Lunch

1:00pm

Session 2: Who Are Our Audiences and Partners?

Chair: Bill Barnett, The Field Museum

Presenters:
Jean-Marc Blais, Canadian Heritage Information Network: "Rethinking the Virtual Museum: Museums in Time and Space"

David Liroff, WGBH: "The Power and Problems of Public Media"

Joey Rodger, Urban Libraries Council: "Partnerships for Free-Choice Learning: Libraries, Museums, and Broadcasters Working Together"

2:30pm

Introduction to the Demos
Plenary overview of the IMLS Metadata Harvesting Project
Tim Cole, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2:45pm

Break and Project Demonstrations
Theme: "Putting it All Together." Demonstrations of the IMLS Metadata Harvesting Project and several projects that will provide harvested metadata.

  1. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Raising the Impact of Digital Content Through Metadata Harvesting.
    http://imlsdcc.grainger.uiuc.edu/

  2. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Documenting the American South: Bringing Primary Source Materials to Light Online.
    http://docsouth.unc.edu/imls/index.html http://docsouth.unc.edu/nc/index.html

  3. University of Minnesota. Poster Art from the World Wars.
    http://digital.lib.umn.edu/warposters/warpost.html

  4. Washington State University, Vancouver. Heritage of the Columbia River Basin: An Online Learning Center on the Pacific Northwest.
    http://www.vancouver.wsu.edu/crbeha/

  5. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Building Bridges to Art
    http://www.sfmoma.org/MSoMA/index.html

  6. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. CAMEO: Conservation and Art Materials Encyclopedia Online
    http://www.mfa.org/cameo

3:30pm

Session 3: Building the Digital Infrastructure

Chair: Sayeed Choudhury, Johns Hopkins University

Presenters:
MacKenzie Smith, MIT: “DSpace, an Institutional Repository System”

Tim Dilauro, Johns Hopkins: “Choosing the Components of a Digital Infrastructure”

Clifford Lynch, Coalition for Networked Information, "Perspectives on the Emerging Digital Infrastructure"

5:00pm

Adjourn

Friday, March 5, 2004


7:30am

Continental Breakfast

8:00am

Session 4: Museum and Library Partnerships for Power: New Developments in the Museum Field and Implications for Libraries

Chair: Alice Calabrese, Chicago Library System

Presenters:
Tony Gill, ARTstor: "Building Semantic Bridges Between Museums, Libraries and Archives: the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model"

Ken Hamma, Getty Trust: "Museums in Online Teaching, Learning and Scholarship"

Jim Ockuly, Minneapolis Institute of Arts: "What Clicks? Audience Research and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts"


9:30am

Break

9:45am

Session 5: The Road Ahead: Future Directions and Funding Considerations

Chair: Robert Martin, IMLS

Presenters:
Don Waters, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation: "Building on Success, Forging New Ground"

Henry Kelly, Federation of American Scientists: "Can Technology Make the Recommendations of Learning Science Practical and Affordable?"

Julieanna Richardson, The HistoryMakers

11:00am

Break

11:15am

Session 6: On My Mind: Reflections From the Community

Chair: Joyce Ray, IMLS

Presenters:
Bill Barnett, The Field Museum

Amy Philipson, The Research Channel

Bernard Reilly, Center for Research Libraries

Ed Valauskas, Chicago Botanic Garden

Audience Discussion

12:30pm

Wrap-up and Adjourn

Robert Martin, IMLS




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