Categories: NewsFlash
      Date: Sep 19, 2010
     Title: Autumn School, 3-8 October 2010, Athens

Digital Libraries and Digital Repositories: Modelling, Best Practices & Interoperability from 3 to 8 October 2010 in Athens.

Edward Fox, Professor of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, U.S. highlights Autumn School Value-Add, "While there are online resources to help people keep up with the Digital Library world, i.e., to support teaching and learning about digital libraries, it is helpful to attend focused events like the Autumn School to gain a perspective on the field and to find answers to important questions."

This premier education and training event targets librarians, librarian decision-makers, information scientists, computer scientists, PhD Students, early career researchers and young professionals working in the DL and DR space. Bursaries are available to PhD students, post-doctoral researchers and young professionals.

Programme, Lecturers, Registration

The Autumn School focuses on modelling issues, practical solutions and best practices on interoperability. Participants will come away with a deeper understanding of digital libraries and digital repositories along the perspectives of content, functionality,  users, policy,  quality and architecture, the six core domains captured in the Digital Library Manifesto, which stems from the DELOS Reference Model. The Autumn School also delivers valuable insights into how to address interoperability challenges.

The Autumn School offers participants an important opportunity to network and socialise with other researchers, international experts, and practitioners across disciplinary and national boundaries. Internationally established lecturers lead each of the half-day sessions and most of them will be on-site throughout the week for further discussion.

The Autumn School is hosted by the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University and opens with a Welcome Reception on the evening of Sunday 3 October 2010 at the Golden Age Hotel.