Indo-US Workshop on Open Digital Libraries and Interoperability

Holiday Inn, Arlington at Ballston, VA. USA, June 23-25, 2003


Organized by


Virginia Tech & Old Dominion University, USA and

University of Mysore & Indian Institute of Science, India

Supported by


Indo-US Science & Technology Forum and 

Virginia’s Internet Technology Innovation Center



Papers & Presentations


Welcome Addresses

Speaker Presentation BioSketch
Fox, Edward Welcome & Introduction Biosketch / Home Page
Urs, Shalini Welcome Biosketch / Home Page

Keynote Addresses

Speaker Presentation Paper Biosketch/Home Page
N. Balakrishnan Million Books to the Web An Example of Indo-US Collaboration Lessons Learnt & The Road Ahead N/A Biosketch / Home Page
Wiederhold, Gio Increasing the Information Density in Digital Library Result Summary Biosketch / Home Page
Griffin.S & Lee Zia Digital Libraries initiatives in US- NSDL, DLI2 etc. etc. N/A Griffin / Lee

Position Papers

Speaker Presentation Paper Biosketch/Home Page
Allen, Robert B Event Gazetters and Timelines for History and Cultural Access Summary N/A / Home Page
Arora, Jagadish Providing Integrated Access to Multiple Digital Libraries: Issues and Technologies for the INDEST Consortium Summary Biosketch / Home Page
Chen, Ching-Chih Toward Global Cultural Digital Library N/A Biosketch / Home Page
Crane,Gregory Culture and Cyberinfrastructure: the need for a cultural informatics Summary N/A / Home Page
Fulker, Dave NSDL: Enhancing Science Education through a Partnership of Digital Libraries Summary N/A / Home Page
Halbert, Martin OCKHAM: Fostering DL Community Interoperability through Reference Models and Lightweight Protocol Networks Summary N/A / Home Page
Helmreich, Steve Machine Translation, Digital Libraries, and the Computing Research Laboratory Summary Biosketch / Home Page
Hickey, Thomas B Web Services for Digital Library Construction Summary N/A / Home Page
Murthy, T A V Interoperability among Multi-Lingual Digital Libraries through UNICODE based metadata: a Model for India Summary Biosketch / Home Page
Nelson, Michael L U.S. Government Use of the OAI-PMH Summary N/A / Home Page
Palakal, Mathew.J Educating Next Generation of Digital Librarians using CLIOH (EDL) Summary Biosketch / Home Page
Pillai, VNR Digitisation in Indian Universities N/A Biosketch / Org-Link
Rajashekar, T B Improving the visibility of Indian Research: An Institutional, Open Access Publishing Model Summary Biosketch / Home Page
Sadagopan, S Libraries in Higher Education Summary Biosketch / Home Page
Sathyanarayana, N V Publisher-independent e-Journal archiving model for India - Approaches, strategies and a model Summary Biosketch / N/A
Singh, B G Sunder Digital Provide: an Indian experience Summary Biosketch / N/A
Srinivasan, Padmini Text Metadata Mining: Exploring its Potential Summary N/A / Home Page
Srinivasan, Ramani Digital Libraries for Colleges N/A Biosketch / Home Page
Urs, Shalini XML-Unicode environment for the creation and accessing of Indian Language theses: Vidyanidhi experiences Summary Biosketch / Home Page
Van De Velde, Eric IThe OpenURL Framework and Toll Access Summary Biosketch / Home Page
Zubair, Mohammad Building Digital Libraries for Communities using Kepler Framework Summary Biosketch / Home Page

Additional Readings

Digital Library in Indian Languages



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