Session 1: Realising the Vision of ETDs
Thursday 14th June, 11.00 - 12.30, Room: X
Chair: Susan Copeland, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland
Gail McMillan : Toward the Future with Retrosperpective Hindsight.
Maurice Vanderfeesten, Gerard van Westrienen : A Portal for Doctoral e-Theses in Europe: Lessons learned from an interoperable demonstrator project for five European countries.
Session 2: Understanding the Issues
Thursday 14th June, 11.00 - 12.30, Room: IX
Chair: Sharon Reeves, Library and Archives of Canada
Scott Eldredge, Austin Mclean : How to Start an ETD Program: Tools Review and Lessons Learned.
Session 3: ETDs and Institutional Repositories
Thursday 14th June, 11.00 - 12.30, Room: IV
Chair: Marianne Moe, NTNU, Norway
Session 4: Implementation Solutions
Friday 15th June, 10.30 - 12.00, Room: X
Chair: Susanne Dobratz, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Craig Thomas : PETE: Planning for E-Thesis Enhancement at MIT.
Uwe Müller, Robin Malitz, Manuel Klatt-Kafemann, Susanne Dobratz, Peter Schirmbacher : A Property Based Workflow System for E-Theses.
Rogerio Toshiaki Kondo, Maria de Lourdes Rebucci Lirani, Vinicius Augusto Taglatti Zani, Caetano Train Junior, Paulo Cesar Masiero, Fabio Kon : Using Ajax to integrate institutional electronic theses and dissertation respository with corporate systems at University of São Paulo.
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Session 5: Discovery and Access
Friday 15th June, 10.30 - 12.00, Room: IX
Chair: Ana Pavani, LAMBDA — DEE, PUC-Rio, Brazil
Livia Vasas, Austin McLean : ETDs and the Importance of Discoverability.
Session 6: Institutional and Country Initiatives
Friday 15th June, 10.30 - 12.00, Room: IV
Chair: Eric Van de Velde, California Institute of Technology, USA
Session 7: National Services
Friday 15th June, 13.30 - 15.00, Room: X
Chair: Gail McMillan, Virginia Tech, USA
Natascha Schumann : DissOnlne Portal.
Susan Copeland, Anthony Troman : EThOS: from a project to a national service.
Session 8: Next Generation ETDs
Friday 15th June, 13.30 - 15.00, Room: IX
Chair: Joan Lippincott, Coalition for Networked Information, USA
David Lawrence, Peter Berkesand : Making the most of Electronically Published Theses: Combining Text with Video, Sound and Data.
Joan F. Cheverie, Austin McLean : Social Science Data and ETDs: Opportunities and Challenges.
Session 9: Institutional and Country Initiatives
Friday 15th June, 13.30 - 15.00, Room: IV
Chair: John Hagen, West Virginia University, USA
Session 10: Next Generation ETDs
Saturday 16th June, 09.00 - 10.30, Room: X
Chair: Eva Müller, National Library of Sweden
John V. Richardson, Janine Liebert : Building Value Addedness into the Academic Dissertation: A Systems Analysis Approach.
Session 11: Institutional and Country Initiatives
Saturday 16th June, 09.00 - 10.30, Room: IX
Chair: Margareta Fathli, Stockholm University Library, Sweden
Session 12: Policy Issues
Saturday 16th June, 09.00 - 10.30, Room: IV
Chair: Neil Jacobs, JISC, UK
Niamh Brennan, Austin McLean : Plagiarism and ETDs: Confronting the Reality.