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Greenstone Digital Library Software, One-day Workshop

JCDL in Tucson, June 2004

Introduction

This workshop will promote the development and sharing of digital library collections using the freely available Greenstone Digital Library software, developed at the University of Waikato and sponsored and promoted by UNESCO.

Instructors

Dr. Ian H. Witten Dr. David Bainbridge Dr. Sally Jo Cunningham Ms Katherine Don Mr Michael Dewsnip

Schedule

  • 8:30– 9:00 Registration, coffee
  • 9:00–10:30 Lecture/demonstration: Greenstone: overview, installation, example collections; the Librarian Interface
  • 10:30–11:00 Coffee
  • 11:00–12:15 Lab: Accessing example collections; building simple collections
  • 12:15–13:30 Lunch
  • 13:30–14:15 Lecture/demonstration: Adding and using metadata; bibliography collections
  • 14:15–15:00 Lab:Adding metadata, building an image collection, a collection of MARC records
  • 15:00–15:30 Tea
  • 15:30–16:15 Lab: Build your own collection
  • 16:15–16:45 Lecture/demonstration: Advanced features: customizing collections; creating a CD-ROM
  • 16:45–17:15 Questions, discussion, wrapup
  • 18:00 (optional) User-pays dinner with other workshop participants and Greenstone team members

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