UKOLN MODELS 6: a distributed national electronic resource?


Thursday 5 February 1998

11.00-11.05 Welcome and introduction (Richard Heseltine, Chair, University of Hull)

11.05-11.15 MODELS - where we are now (Rosemary Russell, UKOLN)

11.15-11.30 DNER scene-setting (Michael Breaks, Heriot-Watt University)

11.30-11.40 MODELS Phase I issues in a DNER context (Richard Heseltine

11.40-12.30 The presentation of distributed electronic resources to users - service issues
11.40-11.55 A postgraduate user view (Oliver de Peyer, University of Reading)
11.55-12.10 Scholarly exploitation of digital resources: end-users' information, support, and training requirements - results from the AHDS/CALT workshop (Astrid Wissenburg, MALIBU, King's College London)
12.10-12.25 Commonality of the service interface for JISC data services (Alison Bayley, EDINA)

12.30-13.15 Breakout session 1 (see separate page)

13.15-14.15 Lunch

14.15-14.50 Report back from breakout session 1

14.50-15.20 Supporting distributed access - organisational issues
14.50-15.05 Supporting access for different user types (Diana Leitch, University of Manchester)
15.05-15.20 The British Library framework for supporting distributed access: Corporate Bibliographic Programme and Digital Library Programme (Robert Smith, The British Library)

15.20-16.00 The MODELS Information Architecture (MIA)
15.20-15.30 Introduction to MIA (Lorcan Dempsey, UKOLN)
15.30-15.40 MIA and the AGORA hybrid library (Lorcan Dempsey, UKOLN)
15.40-15.50 MIA and the Aquarelle project (Mike Stapleton, System Simulation)

16.00-16.30 Tea

16.30-17.20 Breakout session 2: (see separate page)
17.20-18.00 Report back from breakout session 2

19.30 Dinner

Friday 6 February 1998

09.00-09.30 Consolidation from previous day

09.30-10.30 Building and delivering distributed services
09.30-10.00 National Library of Canada: distributed services development (Carrol Lunau, National Library of Canada)
10.00-10.15 An 'Interoperability Agency'? (David Kay, Fretwell-Downing)
10.15-10.30 Delivery options for information providers: business and technical issues (Denis Lynch, SilverPlatter Information)

10.30-11.00 Review

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-13.00 The way forward to a distributed national electronic resource: what do we do now?

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