DASER Summit
Digital Archives for Science & Engineering Resources



Friday, Nov. 21

4:00-7:30 pm
Registration - MIT Barker Engineering Library (Building 10-500)

6:00-7:30 pm
Social - MIT Barker Engineering Library

Saturday, Nov. 22

8:00 - 11:00 am Registration - (Bartos Theater E15)

8:00- 9:15 am
Continental breakfast - (Bartos Theater E15)

9:15-10:45 am
Panel 1 - Metadata and Standards

Jeff Beck, NIH/NLM/NCBI - PubMed Central - presentation slides (Powerpoint)
MacKenzie Smith, MIT - DSpace - presentation slides (Powerpoint)

10:45-11:00 am

11:00 am -12:30 pm
Panel 2 - Digital Repository Systems

Over the last few years a number of systems have become available for organizations wishing to implement a digital repository. This session features speakers who have installed different systems to create digital archives at their institutions. The panel members will describe their applications, features of each system, and implementation experiences.

Suzanne Samuel, California Digital Library - eScholarship Repository (using bepress software) - presentation slides (Powerpoint)
Margret Branschofsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - DSpace - presentation slides (Powerpoint)
Leslie Johnston, University of Virginia - FEDORA - presentation slides (Powerpoint)
Kim Douglas, California Institute of Technology - EPrints - presentation slides (Powerpoint)

12:30-1:30 pm
Lunch - MIT Faculty Club (catered, included with registration)

1:30-3:30 pm
Panel 3 - Beyond Words: Issues in Data Archives
Volker Brendel, Iowa State University - ZmDB Maize Genome Database - presentation slides (Powerpoint)
Bob Dragoset - NIST - presentation slides (Powerpoint)
Peter Knoop, University of Michigan - Space Physics & Aeronomy Research
Collaboratory (SPARC)
- presentation slides (Powerpoint)
Sue Rhee, Stanford University - The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR) - presentation slides (Powerpoint)

3:30-3:45 pm

3:45-5:30 pm
Panel 4 - Will it Last Forever?: Preservation of Digital Material
Stephen Abrams, Harvard University - Global File Format Registry
Tom Robertson, Stanford University - LOCKSS
Nancy McGovern, Cornell University - Virtual Remote Control: A Risk Management Approach for Web Resources

Social event in the evening:
Dutch Treat Dinners
Networking dinners, hosted by members of the DASER Program Committee.


Sunday, Nov. 23

9:00 -10:45 am
Panel 5 - Specific Projects
Matthew Cockerill, BioMed Central - presentation slides (Powerpoint)
Dr. Guenther Eichhorn, ADS - NASA Astrophysics Data System - presentation slides (Powerpoint)
Sandra McIntyre, HEAL - Health Education Assets Library - presentation slides (Powerpoint)
Brandon Muramatsu,
NEEDS — The National Engineering Education Delivery System- presentation slides (Powerpoint)

10:45-11:00 am

11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Key-Note Speaker & Wrap-Up
Clifford Lynch, Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information


November 21-23, 2003

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

Clifford Lynch will be our keynote speaker.
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Digital archives projects for science & engineering research.

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Association for Information Science & Technology
New England Chapter, www.neasist.org