14 / Libraries In The Digital Age - LIDA 2007

28 May – 2 June 2007   print this page

Conference organizers:

Tefko Saracevic, Rutgers University, United States

Tatjana Aparac-Jelušić, University of Osijek, Croatia

Sanda Erdelez, University of Missouri, Columbia, United States

Conference description:

The general aim of the annual conference and course Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA), started in 2000, is to address the changing and challenging environment for libraries and information systems and services in the digital world, with an emphasis on examining contemporary problems, advances and solutions. Each year a different and hot theme is addressed, divided in two parts; the first part covers research and development and the second part addresses advances in applications and practice. LIDA seeks to bring together researchers, practitioners, and developers in a forum for personal exchanges, discussions, and learning, made easier by being held in memorable locations.Part I: Human information behavior and digital libraries.First part will address how people use digital libraries and what they get around in digital libraries.Part II Economics and digital libraries.The second part will address economic factors: costs, resources, sharing, consortia, and nature and control of expenditures.