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Information Access Seminar

The Friday afternoon Information Access Seminar explores topics relating to digital libraries, with special emphasis on access to networked resources, use of two or more resources in conjunction, combined use of two or more retrieval systems (e.g. use of pre- or post-processing to enhance the capabilities), and the redesign of library services.

The seminar is hosted by Clifford Lynch and Michael Buckland and can be taken for credit as Info 296A. Information Access.

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Upcoming Events

South Hall
Feb 28, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Howard Besser (photo by Dan Streible: http://flic.kr/p/7Wbqr8)
Mar 6, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
How archives and special collections can address the transition from analog to digital creation and the digital deluge.
Rob Sanderson (photo: Sarah Waldorf/Getty Center)
Mar 13, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Rob Sanderson is a semantic architect at the J. Paul Getty Trust and a passionate advocate for open culture, linked open data, and the digitization of cultural heritage.
Deirdre Mulligan
Apr 10, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Deirdre Mulligan is an associate professor at the School of Information and the associate dean and Head of School
Jeffrey MacKie-Mason
Apr 17, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jeff MacKie-Mason is the university librarian and chief digital scholarship officer
South Hall
Apr 24, 2020, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Student reports on e-commerce marketing, AI, and cloud information systems.

Previous Events

Feb 3, 2012, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Pinar Öztürk
Jan 27, 2012, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Jan 20, 2012, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Nov 4, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Nineteenth-century information-access techniques (indexing, cataloging, classification), implemented successfully in the 20th century (online catalogs, Medline, OCLC, etc.), now seem outmoded and irrelevant in the Web 2.0 era. Are today's techniques just old wine in new bottles? Or really new and different?
Oct 28, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Three doctoral students present research projects about information systems and Chinese migrant workers, the politics of information sharing in disaster relief, and what happens when online communities meet in real life.
Oct 21, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Oct 14, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
A report on "Editorial Practices and the Web", a two-year Mellon Foundation–supported project to move the editors' notes into digital form and make them openly accessible.
Oct 7, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
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Sep 30, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Sep 16, 2011, 3:10 pm to 5:00 pm
Information Access Seminar, with Clifford Lynch & Michael Buckland

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