Day - 3: 7 December 2006 (Thursday)
9.00 – 9.40 a.m.

Keynote Address II
(Venue: The Stein Auditorium)

Mr Sam Pitroda
Founder and CEO C-SAM, Inc.; Chairman and CEO, Worldtel, UK; and Chairperson, National Knowledge Commission, India

9.45 – 11.15 a.m. Technical Session 4

Session 4A
(The Stein Auditorium)

Session 4B
(Jacaranda, First Floor)
Session 4C
(Silver Oak, Ground Floor)

Online information Management

Dr Jagdish Arora
Librarian, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and National Coordinator, INDEST Consortium Indian Institute of Technology, India

Invited talk:
Alejandro Bia (Spain)
DL content production, software engineering and future trends: the Spanish experience

Contributed Papers:

1. M G Sreekumar and T Sunitha (India)
Community Acceptance of E-journals as a Robust Print Surrogate and Scholarship Supplement:The IIMK experience

2. K Rama Patnaik (India)
Designing a Clearinghouse on “Criminal Justice and Human Rights Resources in India”: a case study

3. Mohan Raj Pradhan (Nepal)
Health Information Networking in Nepal: an Experience of HealthNet Nepal

4. S P Jain and Sunil Goria (India)
Development and management of electronic resources using open source: A case study

Digital Library: Futuristic view

Mr Jean-Marc Comment
Swiss Federal Archives, Switzerland

Invited talk:
1. Prof. P. Tapio Varis (Finland)
Building global digital libraries inclusive knowledge societies

Contributed Papers:

1. S Siva Chidambaram (India)
Documentation Framework for Establishing NIPFP-Institutional Repository using DSpace –Feasibility Study

2. Subrata Deb (India)
NIPER digital library: the future in digital era of pharmacology

Digital library models, architecture and technology

Dr V N Shukla
Scientist ‘F’ & Head-Language Technology, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Noida, India

Invited talk:
Mr John Paschoud (UK) Building a National Access Federation with Shibboleth: the UK experience

Contributed Papers:

1. A Balasubramanian, C V Jawahar (India)
Taxual Search in Graphics stream of PDF

2. Vamshi Ambati, Lakshmi Pratha, C V Jawahar, N Balakrishnan, Raj Reddy (India)
The Digital Library of India Project Process, Policies and Architecture

3. Amruth Sherikar and Rajender S Bist (India)
Technical Issues and Challenges in Devising Digital Libraries

4. A Amrou, K. Maly and M. Zubair (USA)
Performance Evaluation of Freelib, a P2P based Digital Library Architecture

11.15 am – 11.35 am Tea  

11.35 a.m. – 1.05 p.m.

Technical Session 5

Session 5A
(The Stein Auditorium)

Session 5A
(The Stein Auditorium) Session 5B (Jacaranda, First Floor)
Session 5C
(Silver Oak, Ground Floor)

Metadata and ontology (Dublin Core and Metadata standards with OAI –PMH)

Dr Annelise Mark Pejtersen Research Professor and Director, Center of Cognitive Systems Engineering; Aff. Professor at University of Washington, USA; Chairman of IFIP Technical Committee on Human-Computer Interaction, Denmark

Invited talks:
Ee-Peng Lim, Aixin Sun and Jun Zhang (Singapore)
Managing Metadata of Web Content for Sharing and Learning: The G-Portal Experience

Shalini R. Urs (India)
Ontology driven knowledge management systems for digital libraries

R K Verma (India)
Search of content of digital libraries using the uniform metadata structure

Digital divide

Prof. Alan Hopkinson
Head of Library Systems, Learning Resources, The Sheppard Library, Middlesex University, U K

Invited talk:
David Hoole (UK)
Extending access to, and the impact of scientific journals in an globalised online world

Contributed Papers:

1. Suresh Jange and Gadagin Basavaraj (India)
Digital Divide and ICT Initiatives for empowering the rural masses in India

2. Shampa Paul (India)
The Digital Divide: Evidence from Asia-Pacific Countries

3. Neena Singh and B B Gawali (India)
Bridging Digital Divide in India: Some challenges and opportunities

4. H S Chopra (India)
Digital Divide: an Indian Scenario

5. S Kumar, Anil Jain, Leena Shah, Chitresh Kalaand J P Sarwan (India)
Role of Private Telecom Sector in Bridging Digital Divide

Digital Library: Multilingual and Unicode

Dr S Mandal
Director, National Library Kolkata, India

Invited talks:
Ratna Sanyal (India)
Multilingual document summarization for digital libraries

V N Shukla, Karunesh Kr. Arora, Vijay Gugnani and Gour Mohan (India)
Digital Library and Accessibility

Contributed Papers:

1. B A Sharada (India)
Digitising Multilingual Libraries: A Case Study at CIIL 2. V Chandrakumar (India)Multi-scripts Information Retrieval System and Script Encoding: Some Issues

2. V Chandrakumar (India)
Multi-scripts Information Retrieval System and Script Encoding: Some Issues

1.05 – 2.00 p.m. Lunch
Sponsored by IEEE(Represented in India by Global Information Systems Technology Pvt Ltd)
2.00 – 3.15 p.m. Product Presentation II / Poster session II
2.00 – 2.15 p.m. IEEE
Ms Jean Jennings, Director of International Sales
2.15 – 2.30 p.m. American Society of Mechanical Engineering
Mr Jeff Howitt, Director of Marketing
2.30 – 2.45 p.m. Science
Ms Mehan Dossani, Site Licensing Sales
2.45 – 3.00 p.m. Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Mr Bart Decastro, Vice President, CSA Journals Division
3.00 – 3.15 p.m. Global Information Systems Technology Pvt. Ltd
Mr Collin D’mello, Associate Vice President
  3.15 – 3.40 p.m. Tea
3.40 – 5.30 p.m. Technical Session 6
Session 6A
(The Stein Auditorium)
Session 6B
(Jacaranda, First Floor)
Session 6C
(Silver Oak, Ground Floor)

Content organization and Knowledge management

Dr H K Kaul
Director, DELNETDeveloping Library Network, New Delhi

Invited talks
Paul Nieuwenhuysen

A Digital Library of Open Access Learning Materials about Information Management in Ocean Teacher

Ingeborg Torvik Sølvberg (Norway)
Digital Libraries / Information Systems where geo-referenced information is a key component

Contributed Papers:

1. Mohammad Nasir (Bangadesh) Uddin and Paul Janecek* (Thailand*)
Designing and Implementing Faceted Classification for Flexible Search

2. Pijushkanti Panigrahi (India)
Semantic Web: a better way of Knowledge Organization and Management on the Web

3. Mahdi Shamlo, Nasser Mozayani, Homa Tavakoli (Iran)
A Secure platform for Content Delivery in Digital Libraries

4. N Subramanian, R Balaji, M Ponraj (India)
Model for Establishing Knowledge Platforms: A Case Study


Digital Library and e-Learning

Dr Edie Rasmussen
Professor and Director, School of Library, Archival and Information Studies, The University of British Columbia, Canada

Invited talk:
Uma Kanjilal (India)
Developing Virtual Learning environment: A learner- centered Approach

Contributed Papers:

1. Ruth Nsibirano Kabwigu (Uganda)
Digital Libraries: The Right Arm of E-learning: Challenges and Opportunities in High Institution of Learning: A Case of Makerere University

2. S Vaithiyanathan (India)
Building a Learning Organisation – E-Learning, Information & Knowledge Management initiatives in L&T ECC Division – A Case Study

3. Pushpanjali Jena (India)
E-learning is a virtual media to meet the future challenges in Digital Environment: An analysis

4. I V Malhan and K Shivarama Rao (India)
Growth in Knowledge Activities, Educational Revolution and E-Learning Initiatives: Problems and Promises for the Developing World

5. Anjana Bhatnagar and Manju Anand (India)
E-Learning: A versatile approach in distance education

6. M Shamsul Islam, M Nazim Uddin, M Hossam Haider Chowdhury and Dilruba Mahbuba (Bangladesh)
Impact of Digital Library on Higher Education and Research in Bangladesh

User studies and system evaluation

Dr S M Dhawan
Library & Information Consultant Formerly Scientist F National Physical Lab., New Delhi, India

Invited talk:
Gobinda Chowdhury (UK)
Usability and evaluation of digital libraries Digital Library Evaluation: How to Assess Value for Money

Contributed Papers:

1. Prakash Chand, Nishy P and Indra Sen (India)
Access to knowledge by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India: A Case Study

2. Medha Joshi and Alaka Mazumdar (India)
E- Journal Usage- the impact on scholarly communications – a single institution experience

3. Rakesh Kumar Bhatt and Parveen Babbar (India)
Digital Libraries: Benchmarks for their evaluation for the effective use of digital resources

4. Zheng Songhui (China)
Analysis of Effects of Internet on College Students in China and Corresponding Strategies

5. Anand P Singh and Kanta Kapoor (India)
Changes in Users' Attitude in a Hybrid Context: GGSIP University Experience

6. Kim Yong Gun and Kang Jin Soo (Korea)
Digital Library: Reference Dialogue Service

7. Anuradha Kakkar (India)
Evaluation of changing user needs of Social Scientists in an IT environment