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The main aim of these tutorials is to allow participants to become familiar with basic principles of the field and receive technical training in the area of digital libraries, and to make them aware of the potential of digital libraries in the current scenario and also for future generations.

Complete tutorials

24 February 2004
0800-9000 Registration    
Track A Track B Track C
0900-1100 Tutorial A1
Finding information through the Internet and the WWW


Ms Rebecca McDuff
USIS, New Delhi*

Prof Paul Nieuwenhuysen
Head, Information and Documentation, University Library, Vrije Universiteit Brussels, Belgium)
Tutorial B1
Ontologies and Thesauri


Prof. S B Ghosh
Chairman, Faculty of Library & Information Sciences, IGNOU, New Delhi

Dr Nicola Guarino
Laboratory for Applied Ontology, National Research Council, Trento, Italy
Tutorial C1
Institutional repositories


Ms Agnes Macquin, Director
Resource Centre, Embassy of France, New Delhi

Dr T B Rajashekar
Associate Chairman, National Centre for Science Information (NCSI), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
1100-1330 Inaugural address
Dr A P J Abdul Kalam
Hon'ble President of India
1330-1430 Lunch    
1430-1630 Tutorial A2
Build Digital Library Using Open Source Software (GSDL)


Dr Mohsen Taufik
UNESCO, New Delhi*

Prof. Ian H Witten
Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Tutorial B2
Knowledge Management Systems: development and applications


Dr Patrizia Raveggi
Cultural Counsellor, Italian Institute of Culture, Italian Embassy Cultural Centre

Dr Hsinchun Chen
Director, Artificial Intelligence Lab, Director, Hoffman E-Commerce Lab, Management Information Systems, The University of Arizona, Tucson, USA 
Tutorial C2
Automatic classification of documents, or the automatic generation of metadata


Head, Department of Library and Information Science, DU*

Fabrizio Sebastiani
Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell'Informazione,Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
1630-1830 Tutorial A3
Dublin Core


Dr Pandey S K Sharma,
Senior Vice President, Indian Library Association, & Principal Library and Information Officer, UGC, New Delhi*

Dr Stuart Weibel
Executive Director, Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, OCLC Office of Research, USA
Tutorial B3
Web technologies and persistent information and knowledge repositories (XML, RDF, & Co)

Martina Bartel
Indo-German Cultural Centre, Gothe Institute, New Delhi

Dr Erich Neuhold
Chairman, IEEE Technical Committee on Digital Libraries; Professor, GMD-IPSI Darmstadt, Germany