Syed Arif Bokhari | 1 Apr 14:54 2012
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Re: Survey : Use and Applications of Open Source Software in Libraries

Hi Sandeep! Please send me the link again as this one is not at all opening after several tries. Wishing you all the best.
Sincerely
Syed Arif Mahmood Bokhari
Lecturer/Serials Librarian and Reader's Advisor,
College of Medicine Library
King Khalid University Hospital
King Saud University
P.O.Box2925, Deptt.44
Riyadh-11461
Tel:9661-467-1352 (Off).
      9661-467-1353 (Off).
Mobile:9661-567-999-228
 
From: Web technologies in libraries [WEB4LIB-0lvw86wZMd/BnOJFYrmQmg@public.gmane.org] On Behalf Of SANDEEP BHAVSAR [sandeep.bhavsar-8a+P9i1ojmF8zQARNC3f2A@public.gmane.org]
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Subject: [WEB4LIB] Survey : Use and Applications of Open Source Software in Libraries

Respected All,


I am pursuing my  Ph.D and working on dissertation entitled “Use and Applications of Open Source Software in Libraries.”  


I would like to invite you to participate in Survey which will take about 5-10 minutes to complete. All data entered will be kept confidential, strictly protected and only be used for this research.


To participate in the survey please visit http://tinyurl.com/bqepbd6


Please feel free to share above link to your colleagues in your Institute / Company which will help me to get good response.


Thank you in advance for your time and contribution. Looking forward to a good response.



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Thanks and Regards

Sandeep Bhavsar
Librarian
Dr.V.N.Bedekar Institute of Management Studies
Thane(W) 400601
MUMBAI. INDIA
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2012-04-01

McKiernan, Gerard [LIB] | 1 Apr 15:35 2012

Local Digital Textbooks Initiatives

*** Apologiies for Receipt of Duplicate Postings ***

Colleagues/

 

I will be giving a library seminar titled "Digital Textbooks: A Perfect Storm For Higher Learning"  on April 17 2012  as par part of our spring library seminar series [ http://bit.ly/H58oSL ] >

 

_ Digital Textbooks: A Perfect Storm For Higher Learning_

 

While not currently widely adopted, an increasing number of colleges and universities are providing campus-wide access to digital textbooks or piloting their use for specific courses. This seminar will provide an overview of a number of major local, state, regional, and national initiatives by institutions of higher learning as well as by primary and secondary schools in the U.S. and elsewhere. It will also profile select e-textbook platforms and features and the associated costs and benefits of digital textbook use.


This seminar will be a revised and updated version of an in-house presentation that I gave to my library colleagues in late February 2012

 

[ http://bit.ly/xXucIG ].


In addition to the individual ISU initiatives of which I am aware, I am greatly interested in learning of other local projects for incorporation within my forthcoming library seminar presentation.

 

I am particularly interested in digital textbook initiatives that are currently being planned as well as those with active library involvement.

 

Thanks for your assistance !

 

Regards,

 

/Gerry

 

Gerry McKiernan
Associate Professor
and
Science and Technology Librarian
Iowa State University
152 Parks Library
Ames IA 50011

 

http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/

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2012-04-01

Cynthia Hodgson | 3 Apr 00:10 2012

NISO/DCMI Webinar: Schema.org and Linked Data: Complementary Approaches to Publishing Data

NISO/DCMI Webinar: Schema.org and Linked Data: Complementary Approaches to Publishing Data

 

DATE: April 25, 2012

TIME: 1:00pm - 2:30pm Eastern

INFORMATION & REGISTRATION: http://www.niso.org/news/events/2012/dcmi/linked_data/

 

===============================================================

 

ABOUT THE WEBINAR

Schema.org--a collaboration of the Google, Yahoo!, and Bing search engines--provides a way to include structured data in Web pages. Since its introduction in June 2011, the Schema.org vocabulary has grown to cover descriptive terms for content such as movies, music, organizations, TV shows, products, locations, news items, and job listings. The goal of Schema.org is "to improve the display of search results, making it easier for people to find the right web pages.” The Schema.org initiative has emerged as a focal point for publishers of structured data in Web pages, especially but not exclusively in the commercial sector.

This webinar will explore how the publication methods of Schema.org relate to the methods used to publish Linked Data. Must data providers commit to one or the other, or can the two approaches exist side-by-side, even reinforcing each other?

 

TOPICS AND SPEAKERS

Dan Brickley is best known for his work on Web standards in the W3C community, where he helped create the Semantic Web project and many of its defining technologies. Dan is currently working on outreach activities related to the Schema.org initiative. Previous work included six years on the W3C technical staff, establishing ILRT’s Semantic Web group at the University of Bristol, and more recently at Joost, an Internet TV start-up, and at the Vrije University Amsterdam. He has been involved with resource discovery metadata since 1994 when he published the first HTML Philosophy guide on the Web, and has been exploring distributed, collaborative approaches to “finding stuff” ever since.

Thomas Baker, Chief Information Officer of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, has recently co-chaired the W3C Semantic Web Deployment Working Group and the W3C Incubator Group on Library Linked Data.

 

REGISTRATION

Registration is per site (access for one computer) and closes at 12:00 pm Eastern on April 25, 2012. Discounts are available for NISO and DCMI members and students.

Can’t make it on the webinar date/time? Register now and gain access to the recorded archive for one year.

NISO/DCMI are holding four joint webinars in 2012. Register for three and receive the 4th for free. (If you want this package and missed the first webinar on February 22, you can still subscribe and receive the recorded version of the February webinar.)

For more information and to register, visit the event webpage: http://www.niso.org/news/events/2012/dcmi/linked_data/

 

 

Cynthia Hodgson

Technical Editor / Consultant

National Information Standards Organization

chodgson-EeCfGdHX60Y@public.gmane.org

301-654-2512

 

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2012-04-02

rohilla ajay | 3 Apr 09:21 2012
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Re: Fwd: Two Day National Conference on “Trends in Developing and Managing E-Resources in Libraries” at VTU Belgaum

thanks a lot sir
                            but there is problem sir i can attained the conference.
may i send you a article?

how can i got certificate for the same




with regards
 
Ajay Rohilla
Chief Librarian
HIT Group of Institution
Asodha, Bahadurgarh,
Distt.- Jhajjar (Haryana)
Contact No. 09034903016




--- On Fri, 30/3/12, Dr.K.R. Mulla <krmulla-8a+P9i1ojmF8zQARNC3f2A@public.gmane.org> wrote:

From: Dr.K.R. Mulla <krmulla-8a+P9i1ojmF8zQARNC3f2A@public.gmane.org>
Subject: [WEB4LIB] Fwd: Two Day National Conference on “Trends in Developing and Managing E-Resources in Libraries” at VTU Belgaum
To: WEB4LIB-0lvw86wZMd/BnOJFYrmQmg@public.gmane.org
Date: Friday, 30 March, 2012, 12:56 PM

Dear Moderator,


Sorry for the cross posting,


Please arrange to post this message to the forum.


K.R.Mulla

Librarian,

VTU, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

www.vtu.ac.in


*****************************************************************************************************

Dear all,

 

I am happy to inform you that, the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) is organizing two day National Conference on “Trends in Developing and Managing E-Resources in Libraries”, scheduled to be held during 3rd week of May 2012.

 

            The following themes have been identified:

 

  • Types of e-resources and its utilities;
  • Mandatory requirement v/s subscription of e-resources,;
  • Policies, selection and budgeting of e-resources;
  • Latest trends in collection development of e-resources;
  • Competitive skills and techniques of professionals in organizing e-resources;
  • Tools and techniques in organizing e-resources;
  • Organization of e-resources using Open Source Software (OSS);
  • Need for management of e-resources;
  • Challenges, methods and impacts of e-resources;
  • Strategic planning and management of e-resources;
  • Provision to access virtual e-resources;
  • Effective usage  of e-resources;
  • Optimum usage of e-resources;
  • Access patterns of e-resources using remote web portals;
  • Selecting patterns of e-resources for academic/research pursuits.

 

The interested participants are hereby requested to gear up to submit full text articles to

 vtuerm12-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org

 krmulla-mLoagx6gEQz/PtFMR13I2A@public.gmane.org            

 

The detailed program and dates will be announced shortly, For the details please visit our  conference website: http://vtuerm12.webs.com

 

 

 

With regards

Dr.K.R.Mulla

Librarian and Organizing Secretary

VTU, Belgaum-590018, Karnataka, India

+91-9449873452 (O)

+91-9448031969 (P)

+91-831-2498192 (Fax)

+91-831-2498191 (Land)

E-mail: vtuerm12-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org

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Dr.K.R. Mulla | 3 Apr 09:57 2012
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Re: Fwd: Two Day National Conference on “Trends in Developing and Managing E-Resources in Libraries” at VTU Belgaum

Dear Sir,

Greeting for the day

Thank you for your mail.

Paper Submission Deadline                          : 30.04.2012

Notification of Acceptance / Rejection         : 10.05.2012

 

We have applied for the ISBN for conference proceedings. 

Please send your article along with registration fees of Rs.500.00 to the Finance office VTU, payable at Belgaum, Karnataka, India.

 

Further we will let you know the details shortly. 


On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 12:51 PM, rohilla ajay <rohillalis-/E1597aS9LQxFYw1CcD5bw@public.gmane.org> wrote:
thanks a lot sir
                            but there is problem sir i can attained the conference.
may i send you a article?

how can i got certificate for the same




with regards
 
Ajay Rohilla
Chief Librarian
HIT Group of Institution
Asodha, Bahadurgarh,
Distt.- Jhajjar (Haryana)
Contact No. 09034903016




--- On Fri, 30/3/12, Dr.K.R. Mulla <krmulla-8a+P9i1ojmF8zQARNC3f2A@public.gmane.org> wrote:

From: Dr.K.R. Mulla <krmulla-8a+P9i1ojmF8zQARNC3f2A@public.gmane.org>
Subject: [WEB4LIB] Fwd: Two Day National Conference on “Trends in Developing and Managing E-Resources in Libraries” at VTU Belgaum
To: WEB4LIB <at> LISTSERV.ND.EDU
Date: Friday, 30 March, 2012, 12:56 PM

Dear Moderator,


Sorry for the cross posting,


Please arrange to post this message to the forum.


K.R.Mulla

Librarian,

VTU, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

www.vtu.ac.in


*****************************************************************************************************

Dear all,

 

I am happy to inform you that, the Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) is organizing two day National Conference on “Trends in Developing and Managing E-Resources in Libraries”, scheduled to be held during 3rd week of May 2012.

 

            The following themes have been identified:

 

  • Types of e-resources and its utilities;
  • Mandatory requirement v/s subscription of e-resources,;
  • Policies, selection and budgeting of e-resources;
  • Latest trends in collection development of e-resources;
  • Competitive skills and techniques of professionals in organizing e-resources;
  • Tools and techniques in organizing e-resources;
  • Organization of e-resources using Open Source Software (OSS);
  • Need for management of e-resources;
  • Challenges, methods and impacts of e-resources;
  • Strategic planning and management of e-resources;
  • Provision to access virtual e-resources;
  • Effective usage  of e-resources;
  • Optimum usage of e-resources;
  • Access patterns of e-resources using remote web portals;
  • Selecting patterns of e-resources for academic/research pursuits.

 

The interested participants are hereby requested to gear up to submit full text articles to

 vtuerm12-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org

 krmulla-mLoagx6gEQz/PtFMR13I2A@public.gmane.org            

 

The detailed program and dates will be announced shortly, For the details please visit our  conference website: http://vtuerm12.webs.com

 

 

 

With regards

Dr.K.R.Mulla

Librarian and Organizing Secretary

VTU, Belgaum-590018, Karnataka, India

+91-9449873452 (O)

+91-9448031969 (P)

+91-831-2498192 (Fax)

+91-831-2498191 (Land)

E-mail: vtuerm12-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org

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Visvesvaraya Technological University,
"Jnana Sangama,"
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2012-04-03

DCMI Announce | 3 Apr 15:38 2012
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NISO/DCMI Webinar with Dan Brickley: Schema.org and Linked Data

***Please excuse the cross-posting***

===============================================================
NISO/DCMI Webinar: Schema.org and Linked Data: Complementary Approaches to Publishing Data
PRESENTER: Dan Brickley

DATE: April 25, 2012 
TIME: 1:00pm - 2:30pm Eastern (17:00-18:30 UTC)
INFORMATION & REGISTRATION:
===============================================================

ABOUT THE WEBINAR

Schema.org--a collaboration of the Google, Yahoo!, and Bing search engines--provides a way to include structured data in Web pages. Since its introduction in June 2011, the Schema.org vocabulary has grown to cover descriptive terms for content such as movies, music, organizations, TV shows, products, locations, news items, and job listings. The goal of Schema.org is "to improve the display of search results, making it easier for people to find the right web pages." The Schema.org initiative has emerged as a focal point for publishers of structured data in Web pages, especially but not exclusively in the commercial sector.

This webinar will explore how the publication methods of Schema.org relate to the methods used to publish Linked Data. Must data providers commit to one or the other, or can the two approaches exist side-by-side, even reinforcing each other?

TOPICS AND SPEAKERS

Dan Brickley is best known for his work on Web standards in the W3C community, where he helped create the Semantic Web project and many of its defining technologies. Dan is currently working on outreach activities related to the Schema.org initiative. Previous work included six years on the W3C technical staff, establishing ILRT's Semantic Web group at the University of Bristol, and more recently at Joost, an Internet TV start-up, and at the Vrije University Amsterdam. He has been involved with resource discovery metadata since 1994 when he published the first HTML Philosophy guide on the Web, and has been exploring distributed, collaborative approaches to "finding stuff" ever since.

Thomas Baker, Chief Information Officer of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, has recently co-chaired the W3C Semantic Web Deployment Working Group and the W3C Incubator Group on Library Linked Data.

REGISTRATION
Registration is per site (access for one computer) and closes at 12:00 pm Eastern (16:00 UTC) on April 25, 2012. Discounts are available for NISO and DCMI members and students.

Can't make it on the webinar date/time? Register now and gain access to the recorded archive for one year. NISO/DCMI are holding four joint webinars in 2012. Register for three and receive the 4th for free. 

For more information and to register, visit the event webpage:

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2012-04-03

Grégory Bonnet | 6 Apr 15:59 2012
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2nd CFP : 1st Workshop on Rights and Duties of Autonomous Agents (RDA2) at ECAI 2012

With apologies for multiple posting.
Please forward to interested parties.

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2nd Call for Papers
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--RDA2--
"Rights and Duties of Autonomous Agents''
Workshop at ECAI 2012

August 27 or 28, 2012

Montpellier, France

https://rda2-2012.greyc.fr/

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The autonomous decision capability embedded in software or robot agents is one of the major issues of
Artificial Intelligence. It is a core property for AI applications such as e-commerce, serious games,
ambient computing, social or collective robotics, companion robots, unmanned vehicles.

Autonomous agents decide and act in a given context or environment and under domain constraints, and
possibly interact with other agents or human beings e.g. to share tasks or to execute tasks on behalf of
others. It is thus important to define regulation and control mechanisms to ensure sound and consistent
behaviours both at the agent’s individual level and at the multi-agent level. Organisation models,
conversation policies, normative systems, constraints, logical frameworks address the problem of how
agents’ autonomous behaviours should be controlled, paving the way for formal or pragmatic
definitions of agents’ Rights and Duties. The issue is all the more important as autonomous agents may
encounter new situations, evolve in open environments, interact with agents based on different design
principles, act on behalf of human beings and share common resources. For instance: should an autonomous
agent take over the control from a human operator? under which circumstances?

The aim of this workshop is to promote discussions and exchanges on the different issues raised by
autonomous agents’ Rights and Duties and models that can be proposed to represent and reason on Rights
and Duties.

TOPICS OF INTEREST

We encourage contributions from the following research and application areas:
• Autonomous agents and privacy protection
• Rights and duties for learning agents
• Authority sharing between autonomous agents and human users or operators
• Rights and duties of autonomous agents towards other agents; towards human users or operators
• Rights and duties of human users or operators towards autonomous agents (especially robots)
• Consistency, conflicts among rights and duties in multi-agent and human/agent systems
• Mutual intelligibility, explanations
• Rights and duties vs failures
• Rights and duties of autonomous agents and ethical issues
• Control of autonomous agents within organisations, institutions, normative systems
• Sociology and law in the modelling of rights and duties: authority, power, dependence, penalty, contracts
• Trust and reputation for autonomous agents regulation
• Emergence and evolution of rights and duties
• Knowledge representation and models for rights and duties
• Reasoning on rights and duties
• Validation of rights and duties in autonomous agents

IMPORTANT DATES

June 1st 2012: workshop paper submission deadline
June 28th 2012: notification to authors
July 9th 2012: camera ready copy submission
August 27 or 28, 2012: workshop date

SUBMISSION DETAILS

Papers must not exceed SIX (6) pages in pdf format, using the ECAI formatting style:
http://people.cs.kuleuven.be/%7Eluc.deraedt/ecai2012-style.zip
Submissions are via EasyChair at:
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=rda22012

The workshop proceedings will be published as CEUR proceedings.
In addition, the organizers will apply for a special issue of an international journal where extended
versions of selected papers of the workshop shall be published.

For further information on the workshop:https://rda2-2012.greyc.fr/

--

-- 
Grégory Bonnet
Assistant Professor (MAD Team - GREYC)
www.gregory.bonnet.free.fr

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2012-04-06

Steve Helm | 6 Apr 18:15 2012

Position Announcement: Radford University-Coordinator of Library Technology

Coordinator of Library Technology  
McConnell Library
Radford University, VA

John P. McConnell Library at Radford University seeks a creative, enthusiastic, 
user-oriented library technologist to join a team of library faculty committed to 
providing world-class technology support to our academic community. 

The Coordinator of Library Technology is primarily responsible for planning, 
developing, implementing, and maintaining a robust information technology 
platform supporting the Library's mission. Responsible for the administration of 
the Library Information Technology Department, supervision of the department, 
library technology budgets and purchases.  

Required Qualifications: 

Master's in Library Science or equivalent degree from a program accredited by 
the American Library Association. Extensive study and experience in 
Information Technology administration/management in academic libraries, and 
on wide variety of IT platforms.
Extensive experience with integrated library systems and proxy servers. 
Experience with library technology planning and budgeting. Experience with 
development, implementation, and maintenance of a robust information 
technology platform that supports the mission of academic libraries. 
Supervisory experience. 

Extensive and broad knowledge and experience with computer networks, library 
automation systems, server management, content management systems, and 
programming languages. Demonstrated success in teaching and training. Strong 
evidence of interest and ability in applying innovative technologies to enhance 
library services. Demonstrated understanding of the role and possibilities of 
technology in the teaching, learning, and research pursuits of a medium sized 
university.  

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Mac OS-X, UNIX/LINUX, MS-WIN7, HTML, DHTML, CSS, CGI, 
RSS, Java, Javascript, SQL/MySQL, ASP, PHP, Innovative Interfaces 
Millennium/Encore, EZ-Proxy, ILLIAD, ePrints, learning management systems, 
Drupal or other CMS platforms, dynamic web applications, Wordpress, 
presentation software, graphics and multimedia applications, a variety of open 
source technologies and protocols, an understanding of library technology end-
user needs, and a variety of office and internet applications. Demonstrated 
ability to prepare successful grant proposals for technology projects. Experience 
in website, intranet, and digital asset repository design and management. 

The Coordinator of Library Technology serves as department head for Library 
Technology, and supervises two classified staff and two A/P positions.  This is a 
full time, administrative/professional faculty position.

Salary commensurate with qualifications or experience. 

All applicants must apply online at https://jobs.radford.edu to be considered for 
the position. 

All new hires to Radford University will be subject to E-Verify beginning June 1, 
2011. E-Verify is administered by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, 
USCIS - Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows 
participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility. 

Radford University is an EO/AA employer committed to diversity.

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2012-04-06

McKiernan, Gerard [LIB] | 8 Apr 00:53 2012

Campus Technology 2012 > Digital Textbooks

*** Apologies for Receipt of Duplicate Postings ***

 

Colleagues/

 

Scheduled presentations on Digital Textbooks at Campus Technology 2012

  • Valuing eTexbooks: Business Students Report on Their Use of eTexts
  • eTextbook Use by Faculty and Students in a Small Liberal Arts University
  • Shifting Sand: Serving Students on Course Materials in a Changing World
  • Integrating Student Response System, Note-Taking Tools, and Assessment with eTextbooks

Links to Abstracts and Presenters Available At/Via

 

[ http://bit.ly/HJuo4T ]

 

/Gerry

 

Gerry McKiernan

Associate Professor

and

Science and Technology Librarian

Iowa State University

152 Parks Library

Ames IA 50011

 

[ http://digital-textbooks.blogspot.com/ ]

 

 

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2012-04-07

McKiernan, Gerard [LIB] | 8 Apr 03:25 2012

Wiki Writing Is Alive > PLoS Computational Biology Goes Wiki

*** Apologies for Receipt of Duplicate Postings ***

 

Colleagues/

 

Please post your reactions / thoughts on the associated blog posts (below)

 

Thanks !

 

/Gerry

 

Posted on March 29, 2012 by Daniel Mietchen

 

Today saw an important step forward towards a wikification of scholarly workflows: PLoS Computational Biolog published an article that did not only follow the journal’s own author guidelines but also those for writing articles on the English Wikipedia, where a copy of the journal article has been pasted into [[Circular Permutation in Proteins]], where it shall live on in the hands of the wiki community.

 

The article is the first in a new manuscript track – Topic pages – that adds a dynamic component to articles published in the journal, as explained in the accompanying editorial ...

 

[more]

 

Source and Link To Fulltext Available Via

 

[ http://scholarship20.blogspot.com/2012/03/plos-computational-biology-goes-wiki.html ]

 

BTW: In 2005, I gave an invited presentation at the TICER intenational conference at Tilburg University, The Netherlands, titled

 

"Wikis: Disruptive Technologies for Dynamic Possibilities”

 

The presentation reviews the general nature and structure of select wikis, the features and functions of popular wiki software engines, and describes the content and use of wikis by select businesses, colleges and universities, and libraries.The presentation also speculated about the wiki as an environment, framework, and venue for Disruptive Scholarship, my proposed model for alternative scholarly authorship, review, and publishing.

 

A Link to the PPT is Available at

 

[ http://disruptivescholarship.blogspot.com/ ]

 

More recently, I gave a presentation at the _Science in the 21st Century_ conference in Waterloo, Canada, titled

 

"The Wiki: An Environment For Scholarly Conversation and Publishing"

 

 A "wiki is a ... collaborative space ... because of its total freedom, ease of access, and use, [and] simple and uniform navigational conventions ... ." "[It] ... is also a way to organize and cross-link knowledge ..." Ward Cunningham, Father of The Wiki (Leuf and Cunningham, 2001, 16). Most wikis provide the user with a set of navigation or utility tools such as the ability to create and edit a page, view recently changed pages, and rollback to previous page versions. In addition, many wikis include a discussion forum for proposed page changes.

 

Among its many perceived benefits are its potential for facilitating a more creative environment and expanding knowledgebase, and a significant ability to harness the power of diverse point-of-views in creating collaborative works.

 

In this presentation, we will speculate on the Wiki as a digital environment that not only supports current scholarly practices, but more importantly, offers a framework for their enhancement and transformation.

 

Access to the PPT as well as associated A/V is available via

 

[ http://scholarship20.blogspot.com/2008/09/wiki-environment-for-scholarly.html ]

 

Enjoy !

 

Gerry McKiernan

Associate Professor
and

Science and Technology Librarian

Iowa State University

152 Parks Library

Ames IA 50011

 

http://scholarship20.blogspot.com/

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2012-04-07


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