Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries

12th European Conference, ECDL 2008, Aarhus, Denmark, September 14-19, 2008. Proceedings

  • Editors
  • Birte Christensen-Dalsgaard
  • Donatella Castelli
  • Bolette Ammitzbøll Jurik
  • Joan Lippincott
Conference proceedings ECDL 2008

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-87599-4

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5173)

Table of contents (63 papers)

  1. Front Matter
  2. Best Paper

    1. Improving Placeholders in Digital Documents
      George Buchanan, Jennifer Pearson
      Pages 1-12
  3. Best Student Paper

  4. Digital Preservation

    1. Distributed Preservation Services: Integrating Planning and Actions
      Christoph Becker, Miguel Ferreira, Michael Kraxner, Andreas Rauber, Ana Alice Baptista, José Carlos Ramalho
      Pages 25-36
    2. Archive Design Based on Planets Inspired Logical Object Model
      Eld Zierau, Anders Sewerin Johansen
      Pages 37-40
    3. Significant Characteristics to Abstract Content: Long Term Preservation of Information
      Manfred Thaller, Volker Heydegger, Jan Schnasse, Sebastian Beyl, Elona Chudobkaite
      Pages 41-49
  5. Social Tagging

    1. Can Social Tags Help You Find What You Want?
      Khasfariyati Razikin, Dion Hoe-Lian Goh, Alton Y. K. Chua, Chei Sian Lee
      Pages 50-61
    2. TagNSearch: Searching and Navigating Geo-referenced Collections of Photographs
      Quang Minh Nguyen, Thi Nhu Quynh Kim, Dion Hoe-Lian Goh, Yin-Leng Theng, Ee-Peng Lim, Aixin Sun et al.
      Pages 62-73
    3. Evaluation of Semantic and Social Technologies for Digital Libraries
      Sebastian Ryszard Kruk, Ewelina Kruk, Katarzyna Stankiewicz
      Pages 74-77
  6. Quotations and Annotations

    1. Identifying Quotations in Reference Works and Primary Materials
      Andrea Ernst-Gerlach, Gregory Crane
      Pages 78-87
    2. Superimposed Information Architecture for Digital Libraries
      David W. Archer, Lois M. L. Delcambre, Fabio Corubolo, Lillian Cassel, Susan Price, Uma Murthy et al.
      Pages 88-99
  7. User Studies and System Evaluation

    1. Impact-ED - A New Model of Digital Library Impact Evaluation
      Gemma Madle, Patty Kostkova, Abdul Roudsari
      Pages 100-105
    2. Prioritisation, Resources and Search Terms: A Study of Decision-Making at the Virtual Reference Desk
      Simon Attfield, Stephann Makri, James Kalbach, Ann Blandford, Stephen De Gabrielle, Mark Edwards
      Pages 106-116
    3. Searchling: User-Centered Evaluation of a Visual Thesaurus-Enhanced Interface for Bilingual Digital Libraries
      Amy Stafford, Ali Shiri, Stan Ruecker, Matthew Bouchard, Paras Mehta, Karl Anvik et al.
      Pages 117-121
  8. From Content-Centric to Person-Centric Systems

    1. An Extensible Virtual Digital Libraries Generator
      Massimiliano Assante, Leonardo Candela, Donatella Castelli, Luca Frosini, Lucio Lelii, Paolo Manghi et al.
      Pages 122-134
    2. Enhancing Library Services with Web 2.0 Functionalities
      Dimitris Gavrilis, Constantia Kakali, Christos Papatheodorou
      Pages 148-159
  9. Citation Analysis

    1. A Service-Oriented Infrastructure for Early Citation Management
      José H. Canós, Manuel Llavador, Eduardo Mena, Marcos R. S. Borges
      Pages 160-171
    2. Author Name Disambiguation for Citations Using Topic and Web Correlation
      Kai-Hsiang Yang, Hsin-Tsung Peng, Jian-Yi Jiang, Hahn-Ming Lee, Jan-Ming Ho
      Pages 185-196

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 12th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, ECDL 2008, held in Aarhus, Denmark, in September 2008.

The 28 revised full papers and 10 revised short papers presented together with 1 panel description, the extended abstracts of 24 revised poster and demo papers were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 125 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on digital preservation, social tagging, quatations and annotations, user studies and system evaluation, from content-centric to person-centric systems, citation analysis, collection building, user interfaces and personalization, interoperability, information retrieval, and metadata generation.


Design Multimedia approximation author disambiguation citation analysis classification collaborative tagging coordination of digitization data abstraction data protection databases digital libraries federation digital library evaluation maintenance visual analysis

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-87598-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-540-87599-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349