Digital Repositories: Interoperability and Common Services
The Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH), Heraklion, Crete
11-13 May, 2005
|1230-1400||Workshop Welcome and Lunch|
Keynote Address followed by discussion
Sandy Payette, Co-director, Fedora Project, Cornell University
Beyond Storage: Rethinking the role of repositories in scholarly communication [abstract]
Session 2 - Repository workflow and design
Automated Metadata Enrichment in the Open Language Archives Community
|1730/1800||Evening reception at FORTH|
Session 3 - Breakout groups Part I
1. Identifying priority research areas
Current research activities
How does repository research fit with the wider digital library research agenda? Or with the development of institutional management systems?
Identifying priority areas for research and development (brainstorming)
Collaborative research activities
2. Developing a repository reference model
What do we mean by ‘repositories’? Defining scope, exploring a typology of repositories.
Where do repositories fit in relation to other services? Is a repository typically a component of other services?
Identifying common services for a repository reference model
Can these be characterised as ‘services’?
How far are common services being addressed?
What are the gaps in available service provision?
3. Cultural and organisational issues for federated repositories
Barriers to interoperability
Service provider problems (e.g., http://kathagedorn.com/SP_issues.html)
Quality assurance and certification
Session 3 - Breakout groups Part II
Session 4 - Institutional Repositories
Session 5 - Evaluation of preservation strategies and services
|1930||Workshop dinner in Heraklion City|
Invited speaker - Leona Carpenter, JISC Programme Director, Development Group, JISC
Session 6a - Providing Services
Extending the Open Journals OAI repository with RDF aggregation and
querying (African Journals Online)
|1130-1215||Session 6B – Providing Services
Heterogenoeous e-Learning Resources
Digital Object Lifecycle in dLibra Digital Library Framework
|1230||Lunch and depart|