Further Development of a Digital Library Curriculum: Evaluation Approaches and New Tools

  • Seungwon Yang
  • Barbara M. Wildemuth
  • Seonho Kim
  • Uma Murthy
  • Jeffrey P. Pomerantz
  • Sanghee Oh
  • Edward A. Fox
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4822)

Abstract

This paper is a follow-up to our ICADL 2006 paper, reporting on our progress over the past year in developing a digital library curriculum. It presents and describes the current curriculum framework, which now includes ten modules and 41 sub-modules. It provides an overview of the curriculum development lifecycle, and our progress through that lifecycle. In particular, it reports on our evaluation of the modules that have been drafted. It concludes with a description of two new technologies – Superimposed Information (SI) to help resource presentation in a module and Visual User model Data Mining (VUDM) to help long-term module upgrade by visualizing the user community and its trends.

Keywords

Digital library curriculum education evaluation superimposed information community visualization 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Seungwon Yang
    • 1
  • Barbara M. Wildemuth
    • 2
  • Seonho Kim
    • 1
  • Uma Murthy
    • 1
  • Jeffrey P. Pomerantz
    • 2
  • Sanghee Oh
    • 2
  • Edward A. Fox
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061U.S.A.
  2. 2.School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3360U.S.A.

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