Important dates

Call for papers
  • Jan. 10, 2007
    Abstracts due
  • Feb. 1, 2007
    Notification of acceptance
  • March 15, 2007
    Full papers due
  • April 18, 2007
    Opening reception, 6:00-7:30
  • April 19, 2007
    Symposium day 1, 8:00-5:30
    Reception, 5:30-7:00
  • April 20, 2007
    Symposium day 2, 8:00-5:00



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Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

6:00-7:30 1. Opening Reception
  • Opening: Helen Tibbo, SILS, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Welcome: Sarah Michalak, University Librarian, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Welcome: Richard Szary, Director, Louis Round Wilson Library, and Associate University Librarian for Special Collections

Thursday, April 19, 2007

William & Ida Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC

8:00-8:30 Registration
8:30-9:00 2. Welcome and Introduction
  • Helen Tibbo, SILS, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Jose Marie Griffiths, Dean, SILS, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Bernadette Gray-Little, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost, UNC-Chapel Hill
9:00-10:30 3. Concurrent Sessions - What do Digital Curators do and What do They Need to Know?
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1. Funders' Perspectives
2. ARL Libraries' Perspectives
3. Consortia & Professional Organizations' Perspectives
4. Research Perspectives
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-12:15 4. Concurrent Sessions - Identifying Digital Curation Services and Functional Requirements
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1. Metadata Creation - Approaches & Workflow
  • Rebecca L. Lubas, MIT Libraries, Chair and Comment
  • Howard Besser and Kara Van Malssen, NYU, Pushing Metadata Capture Upstream into the Content Production Process: Preliminary Studies of Public TV, Abstract, Paper
  • Barbara Sierman, Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Enhancing Our Data Model with PREMIS, Paper
  • Mary Beth Weber, Sharon Favaro, Rutgers University Libraries, Beyond Dublin Core: Development of the Workflow Management System and Metadata Implementations at Rutgers University, Abstract, Paper, Presentation
2. Repository Architecture - Requirements & Functions
3. Data Sets - Metadata & Management
  • Katherine M. Wisser, NC ECHO Metadata Coordinator, Chair and Comment
  • Jane Greenberg, UNC-Chapel Hill, Consensus Building and Prioritizing Metadata Development for Project DRIADE: A Case Study, Presentation
  • Gail Steinhart and Brian J. Lowe, Cornell University, Data Curation and Distribution in Support of Cornell University's Upper Susquehanna Agricultural Ecology Program, Abstract, Paper, Presentation
  • Steven P. Morris and James Tuttle, NCSU Libraries, Curation and Preservation of Complex Data: North Carolina Geospatial Data Archiving Project, Abstract, Paper, Presentation
4. User Services
5. Selection & Appraisal
  • Jeannette A. Bastian, Simmons College, Chair and Comment
  • Richard Cox, University of Pittsburgh, Appraising the Digital Past and Future, Abstract, Paper
  • Michael Moss, HATII, U. of Glasgow, "It's the Content, Stupid"
  • William E. Underwood, S. Isbell, and M. Underwood, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Grammatical Induction and Recognition of the Documentary Form of Record Types, Abstract, Paper, Presentation
12:15-1:30 Working Lunch - Digital Curation Issues and Challenges from the Workplace Perspective
1:45-3:15 5. Plenary Session I - What is Digital Curation?
  • Cal Lee, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chair and Comment
  • Peter Buneman, Director of Research, Digital Curation Centre
  • William Lefurgy, Digital Initiatives Project Manager, National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, Library of Congress, Presentation
3:15-3:45 Break
3:45-5:15 6. Concurrent Sessions - Mechanisms for Influencing Data Curation Practices
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1. Models for Education
  • Maria Guercio, U. of Urbino, Chair and Comment
  • Michael Moss and Seamus Ross, HATII, U. of Glasgow, Educating Information Management Professionals: The Glasgow Perspective, Abstract, Paper
  • Helen Tibbo, UNC-Chapel Hill, DigCCurr: Building an International Digital Curation Curriculum
  • Barbara Wildemuth and Jeff Pomerantz, UNC-Chapel Hill, NSF DL Curriculum, Presentation
2. Ingest - Incentives & Services
3. Designing & Implementing Repositories Across Institutional Boundaries
  • Mark Conrad, NARA, Chair and Comment
  • Mike Smorul, Mike McGann, and Joseph JaJa, Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, U. of Maryland, College Park, Supporting Customized Archival Practices Using the Producer-Archive Workflow Network (PAWN), Abstract, Paper
  • William E. Underwood and S. L. Laib, Georgia Tech Research Institute, PERPOS: An Archival Records Repository and Archival Processing System, Abstract, Paper, Presentation
  • Caryn Wojcik, Michigan Historical Center, Mark Conrad, NARA Research Program, and Richard Marciano, SDSC, UC San Diego, Perspective of Digital Curators on Building Distributed Repositories, Abstract, Paper, Presentation
4. Conceptual Frameworks for Repository Architectures
5:30-7:00 Reception
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Friday, April 20, 2007

William & Ida Friday Center, Chapel Hill, NC

8:00-8:30 Coffee, Tea, and Pastries
8:30-10:00 7. Plenary Session II - Views from National Libraries and Archives
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10:00-10:30 Break
10:30-12:00 8. Concurrent Sessions - Building Capabilities for Digital Curation Repositories
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1. Designing & Implementing Repositories within Institutions
2. Education - Building New Pathways
3. Defining Capabilities
  • Hugh Cayless, Carolina Digital Library, Chair and Comment
  • Liz Bishoff, U. of Colorado Boulder and the Bishoff Group, and Tom Clareson, PALINET, Inc., Digital Preservation Assessment: Readying Cultural Heritage Institutions for Digital Preservation, Abstract, Paper, Presentation
  • Nancy McGovern, U. of Michigan, Canary in a Coal Mine: A Digital Preservation Response to Technological Change
  • Oya Y. Rieger, Cornell University Library, Select for Success: Key Principles in Assessing Repository Models, Presentation
4. Repositories & Their Users
12:00-1:15 Working Lunch - What Knowledge and Skills are Necessary for Digital Curation?
1:15-2:45 9. Concurrent Sessions - Digital Curation in Practice
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1. Social Science Data Centers
  • Data Preservation Alliance for the Social Sciences: A Model for Collaboration, Abstract, Paper
  • Marc Maynard, Institute for Social Inquiry/The Roper Center, U. of Connecticut, Chair and Comment
  • Micah Altman, Institute for Quantitative Social Science, Harvard University
  • Jonathan Crabtree, Odum Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill
  • Darrell Donakowski, ICPSR, U. of Michigan
2. Private Sector
3. Collection Development
  • Kelly Eubank, North Carolina Archives and History, Chair and Comment
  • Michael Day and Maureen Pennock, Digital Curation Centre, UKOLN, U. of Bath, and Julie Allinson, UKOLN, U. of Bath, Cooperation for Digital Preservation and Curation: Collaboration for Collection Development in Instititutional Repository Networks, Abstract, Paper
  • Abbie M. Grotke and Janice E. Ruth, LOC, Selecting and Managing Content from the Web: Expanding Curatorial Expertise and Skills in Building Library of Congress Web Archives, Abstract, Paper, Presentation
  • Mark Phillips and Kathleen Murray, U. of North Texas Libraries, Collaborations, Best Practices, and Collection Development for Born-Digital and Digitized Materials, Abstract, Paper, Presentation
  • Victoria Reich, Stanford University Libraries, Cooperative Collection Building and Preservation in the Web Environment
4. Science and Biomedical Data
2:45-3:00 Break
3:00-4:30 10. Plenary Session III - What have We Been Learning from You?
  • Cal Lee, UNC-Chapel Hill, Lessons from Individual Feedback
  • Clifford Lynch, CNI, Synthesis of Conference Papers

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