May 22, 2022

Roundup: A Selection of Papers That Will Be Presented at IFLA WLIC 2019 (Athens, Greece)

infoDOCKET is posting a selection of the many papers that were  presented at the IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations) World Library and Information Congress 2019 – Athens, Greece and satellite meetings.

Selections are listed in alphabetical order.

Accessible Book Publishing, a Dutch Model
7 pages; PDF.
by Maarten Verboom, Dedicon

AI-Powered Robots for Libraries: Exploratory Questions
10 pages; PDF.
by Bohyun Kim, University Libraries, University of Rhode Island

Authority, Context and Containers: Student Perceptions and Judgments When Using Google for School Work
19 pages; PDF.
by Lynn Silipigni Connaway, PhD, OCLC Research; Joyce Kasman Valenza, PhD, Rutgers University; Christopher Cyr, PhD, OCLC Research; Tara Tobin Cataldo, University of Florida; Amy G. Buhler, University of Florida;  Ixchel M. Faniel, PhD, OCLC Research; Rachael Elrod, University of Florida; Randy A. Graff, PhD, University of Florida; Samuel R. Putnam Marston, University of Florida; Brittany Brannon, OCLC Research; Erin M. Hood, OCLC Research; Kailey Langer, University of Florida

Co-Building Open Science: Portrait of the University Library as a Publisher
6 pages; PDF.
by Emilie Barthet, University Jean Moulin and Jean-Luc De Ochandiano, University Jean Moulin

Collecting Projects: Bridging the Project/Service Divide
8 pages; PDF.
by Leslie Barnes, University of Toronto and Rachel Di Cresce, University of Toronto

ComunidadBNE: Crowdsourcing at the National Library of Spain
13 pages; PDF.
by Elena Sánchez Nogales, National Library of Spain

Data Literacy Leadership Preparation for School Librarians
7 pages; PDF.
by Barbara Schultz-Jones, University of North Texas; Jennifer Moore, Texas Woman’s University; John Marino, University of North Texas

Exploring Usage Data Across Multiple Collection Types
22 pages; PDF.
by Mark Philips, University of North Texas and Ana Krahmer, University of North Texas)

From Acquisition to Access to Archiving – Creating Library Data Services that Provide End-to-End Support for Library Acquired Data
14 pages; PDF.
by Kris Kasianovitz, Stanford Libraries

Green Libraries Towards Green Sustainable Development: Best Practice Examples from IFLA Green Library Award 2016–2019
14 pages; PDF.
by Petra Hauke, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Historical Newspaper User Interfaces: A Review
26 pages; PDF.
by Maud Ehrmann EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland; Estelle Bunout, Luxembourg University; Marten, Düring, Luxembourg University 

Implementing Open Science Principles through Research Partnerships
9 pages; PDF.
by Mary Lee Kennedy, Association of Research Libraries and Judy Ruttenberg, Association of Research Libraries

Implementing the U.S. School Library Standards: Data and Dialogue from the Field
8 pages; PDF.
by Elizabeth A. Burns, Old Dominion University

Institutional Partnerships And Open Standards: Unlocking Your Archive For Digital Scholarship
19 pages; PDF.
by Kevin Cunningham, Cogapp and Andy Cummins, Cogapp

Integrating Computational Thinking into Technology Courses for School and Youth Services Librarians
8 pages; PDF.
by Jennifer E. Moore, Texas Woman’s University; Joe Sanchez, Queens College –City University of New York; Marijke Visser, American Library Association; Nicky Rigg, Google

Integrating Discovery and Access to Canadian Data Sources. Contributing to Academic Library Data Services by Sharing Data Source Knowledge Nation Wide
10 pages; PDF.
by Peter Webster, Saint Mary’s University

Islands and Bridges: Academic Librarians Towards Open Innovation and the Internet of Things
12 pages; PDF.
by Marcella Rognoni, Università di Genova, Genova and Anna Maria Pastorini, Università di Genova,

The Lifeworld of Writers: Virtual Reality Experiment for Library Visitors
5 pages; PDF
by Elnaz Tadayon Mansouri

Opening Digitized Newspapers for Different User Groups – Successes and Challenges
9 pages; PDF.
by Juha Rautiainen, National Library of Finland

Metadata Obscura: Refocusing Digital Collections Through the Lens of Art History
13 pages; PDF.
by Stefanie Hilles, Miami University and Alia Levar Wegner, Miami University

Mining Text, Linking Entities –NLB’s Journey
18 pages; PDF.
by Min Hoon Ee, National Library Board, Singapore

Mixing It Up! Coding in Classical Reading Promotion
5 pages; PDF.
by Benjamin Scheffler, Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin; Christiane Bornett Stadtbibliothek Berlin-Reinickendorf, Berlin

On the Flipside: Wikidata for Cultural Heritage Metadata Through the Example of Numismatic Description
26 pages; PDF.
by Regine Heberlein, Princeton University Library

Plan S Revolution or Evolution (Hot Topics Slide Presentation)
9 pages; PDF.
by Drs. M. Th. Koelen (Marga), University of Twente

Public Access: A Driver for Preservation and Discovery of Datasets at a US Land-Grant Institution
11 pages; PDF.
by Feili Tu-Keefner, University of South Carolina; Jingjing Liu, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; Denise Lyons, South Carolina State Library; April Hobbs, University of South Carolina; and J. Caroline Smith, South Carolina State Library

Public Libraries as Place and Space – New Services, New Visibility
8 pages; PDF.
by Elin Golten, Oslo Metropolitan University

Preparing Future Librarians and Current Information Professionals to Lead Libraries in Times of Crisis
9 pages; PDF.
by Andrea L. Ogier, Jonathan Petters, Virginia Pannabecker,  Robert Settledge, Elizabeth Grant, Samantha M. Harden, Julie Griffin, Tyler O. Walters (Affiliation of All Authors–Virginia Tech)

Quality Open Publishing: The Role of Libraries in Supporting and Sustaining New Publications
6 pages; PDF.
by Fiona Bradley, UNSW Sydney

Remaining Relevant: Critical Roles for Libraries in the Research Enterprise 
11 pages; PDF.
by Thomas Hickerson, University of Calgary and John Brosz, University of Calgary

Set The Wheels in Motion – Clarifying “Green Library” as a Goal For Action
8 pages; PDF. 
by Harri Sahavirta, Helsinki City Library

Style Revolution: A New Approach to Digital Scholarship and Collection-Building at the Columbia University Libraries
8 pages; PDF.
by Meredith Levin, Columbia University

Taking on the Content Discovery Challenge: The NLB [National Library Board, Singapore] Case Study
17 pages; PDF.
by Patrick Cher, National Library Board, Singapore

Virtual Information Assistants on Mobile App to Serve Visitors at Helsinki Central Library
17 pages; PDF.
by Eero Hammais, Headai Ltd.; Harri Ketamo Headai Ltd.; Antti Koivisto Satakunta University of Applied Sciences, Finland.

Yewno: Transforming Data into Information, Transforming Information into Knowledge
11 pages; PDF.
by Philip Schreur, Stanford University

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