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NDLTD 2007 ETD Awards

ETD 2007

Accepted Papers

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.

Peter Sefton : An integrated approach to preparing, publishing, presenting and preserving theses.
Abstract | Full paper

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.

Ana Pavani : Looking at ETDs from Different Points of View.
Abstract | Full paper

Seungwon Yang, Sanghee Oh, Jeffrey P. Pomerantz, Barbara M Wildemuth, Edward A. Fox : Improving Education and Understanding of NDLTD.
Abstract | Full paper

Session 3: ETDs and Institutional Repositories

Thursday 14th June, 11.00 - 12.30, Room: IV

Chair: Marianne Moe, NTNU, Norway

Martin Halbert : Integrating ETD Services into Campus Institutional Repository Infrastructures Using Fedora.
Abstract | Full paper

Adam Mikael, Tim Brace, John Leggett, Mark McFarland : Developing a Common Submission System for ETDs in the Texas Digital Library.
Abstract | Full paper

Maitrayee Ghosh : ETDs in India: Towards a national repository with value added e-theses service.
Abstract | Full paper

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.
Abstract | Full paper

Session 5: Discovery and Access

Friday 15th June, 10.30 - 12.00, Room: IX

Chair: Ana Pavani, LAMBDA — DEE, PUC-Rio, Brazil

Sharon Reeves : User-Generated Metadata for ETDs: Added Value for Libraries.
Abstract | Full paper

Livia Vasas, Austin McLean : ETDs and the Importance of Discoverability.

John H. Hagen : Building Effective Discovery Tools for Academic Promotion and Tenure Evidence: the Added Value of ETD and Institutional Repository Metadata, Citation and Access.
Abstract | Full paper

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

K V Satyanarayana, B Ramesh Babu : Trends in the development of E-Theses in India: issues, contraints and solutions.
Abstract | Full paper

Izumi Sugita, Yuko Murakami : Thesis publication via institutional repositories in Japan: a preliminary survey and case studies.
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R. Mishra, S.K. Vijaianand, Noufal P.P., Gaurav Shukla : Challenges and Innovations: Establishing an ETD @ Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India.
Abstract | Full paper

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.

Barbara Signori : e-Diss.ch: collecting and archiving online theses at the Swiss National Library.
Abstract | Full paper

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.

Ryan Richardson, Edward A. Fox : Using Concept Maps in NDLTD as a Cross-Language Summarization Tool for Computing-Related ETDs.
Abstract | Full paper

Session 9: Institutional and Country Initiatives

Friday 15th June, 13.30 - 15.00, Room: IV

Chair: John Hagen, West Virginia University, USA

Anup Kumar Das, Chaitali Dutta, B.K. Sen : ETD Policies, Strategies and Initiatives in India: A Critical Appraisal.
Abstract | Full paper

Reinis Markvarts, Iveta Gudakovska, Gatis Karlsons : The University of Latvia ETD program: a case study of local practice.
Abstract | Full paper

Paola Galimberti, Marialaura Vignocchi : Time for a change: the Italian CRUI-Open Access Working Group's action for a national e-theses provision service.
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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.

Heyse Wouter : Supporting change and diversity for theses in an institutional repository.
Abstract | Full paper

Gary M. Worley : Dissertations Unbound: A Case Study for Revitalizing Access.
Abstract | Full paper

Session 11: Institutional and Country Initiatives

Saturday 16th June, 09.00 - 10.30, Room: IX

Chair: Margareta Fathli, Stockholm University Library, Sweden

Fabrizia Bevilacqua : Polimnia project: issues and problems of realising a deposit of theses at the University of Parma.
Abstract | Full paper

P. Rajendran, B. Ramesh Babu, S. Gopalakrishnan : Integrating E-Theses into Local Services: A Case Study of SRM University (Chennai) India.
Abstract | Full paper

Vilius Kuciukas, Antanas Streimikis, Arunas Frankevicius, Aleksandras Targamadze : ETD discovery services in Lithuania.
Abstract | Full paper

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.

Holly Mercer : Open Access and Responsible Research: Preparing Future Faculty at the University of Kansas.
Abstract | Full paper

Wendy White : Opening access and closing risk: delivering the mandate for e-theses deposit.
Abstract | Full paper

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