Programme

 

13 August (day 1):  

Parallel workshops
14h00 – 17h00

(Registration Desk opens 13h00)

Workshop 1

Workshop 2

Workshop 3

Big Data for libraries

DSpace for Digital Repositories

Digital Libraries:
research methods and tools

Presented by:


Mr Siang Hock Kia

Deputy Director: Technology & Innovation
National Library Board of Singapore

Presented by:


IT and Digital Services division

Library and Information Service
Stellenbosch University 

Presented by:


Digital Libraries Laboratory

Computer Science department
University of Cape Town

Venue:

Venue:

Venue:

Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS)

J.S. Gericke library

Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS)

Breakaway Room 1004

Electronic Classroom

Breakaway Room 2004

Agenda:


Agenda:

Agenda:
  • [slides] - Definition, description, and implementation of Big Data in libraries (Siang Hock Kia)
  • [slides] - Introduction (Mimi Seyffert)
  • [hands-on] - DSpace functionality in an Institutional Repository (Paulette Talliard)
  • [text] - DSpace and Digitisation: an overview (Mimi Seyffert)
  • [slides] - Technical Overview (Hilton Gibson)
  • [wiki] - DSpace versus other platforms (Hilton Gibson)
  • [text] - Introduction: aggregating mobile literacies (prof Marion Walton)
  • [slides] - Simplifying interoperability protocols in digital libraries (Jorgina Paihama)
  • [slides] - Simple archive architectures (Lighton Piri)
  • [slides] - DSpace as a RIMS (Darryl Meyer / Craig Feldman)
  • [slides] - Mobile text entry for transcribing historical languages (Sunkanmi Olaleye)
  • [slides] - Gamifying annotations in heritage archives (King'ori Job Maina)
  • [slides] - Mobile devices for navigation in physical heritage spaces (Ayodeji Olojede)
  • [slides] - Summary + closing: Digital Libraries and Development (prof Hussein Suleman)

 

Welcome dinner (social event)
19h00 - 21h30

Bodega Restaurant, Dornier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch

Hosted by Ms Ellen R. Tise
Former IFLA President (2009 - 2011)
Senior Director: Library and Information Service, Stellenbosch University

Transport departs at 18h30 from Music Conservatorium
(corner Victoria and Neethling streets, Stellenbosch)

 


 

14 August (day 2):  

 Plenary session

08h30 – 09h00

Registration
(STIAS foyer desk)

OPENING SESSION (Chair: Dr Lars Svensson)

09h00 – 09h10

Introduction

Mr Attie Juyn, Senior Director: Information Technology Division, Stellenbosch University

(Member of the Kuali Foundation Board of Directors)

[slides]

09h10 – 09h40

Keynote:

Open source software for libraries and archives: the unusual suspects

Mr Siang Hock Kia, Deputy Director (Technology and Innovation), National Library Board of Singapore

[slides]

09h40 – 10h05

Guest speaker topic:

Project success metrics for implementing open source solutions 

Mrs Martilene Orffer, Managing Director, OpenCollab (Pty) Ltd

(Kuali Commercial Affiliate - South Africa)

[slides]

10h05 – 10h15

Discussion 

10h15 – 10h45

Refreshments 

SESSION 1 (Chair: Prof Marion Walton)

The value proposition of open source software 

10h45 – 11h20

Small is beautiful: the value proposition for libraries as publishers using open source systems

Dr Edmund Balnaves, Prosentient Systems, NSW, Australia

[slides]

11h20 – 11h50

Open source for Open Access: OA initiatives @ Stellenbosch University

Ms Mimi Seyffert, Manager: Digitization and Digital Services, Library and Information Service, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

[slides]

11h50 – 12h20

Does Open Source track the effects of Open Access in the society?

Mrs Sri Amudha Sankar (PhD student), Department of Library and Information Science, Pondicherry University, India

[slides]

12h20 – 12h30

Discussion

 12h30 – 13h30

Lunch break
(STIAS patio and reception area)

SESSION 2 (Chair: Prof Hussein Suleman)

Open source software facilitating collaboration in communities

13h30 – 14h00

Development of a cross-institutional digital repository 

Ms Maggie Farrell, Dean of Libraries, Clemson University, USA

[slides]

14h00 – 14h30

The adoption of an open source ILS at Kyambogo University Library Service: a case study

Mr Robert Buwule, Senior Assistant Librarian, Kyambogo University, Uganda

(Prof Shana Ponelis, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA)

[slides]

14h30 – 15h00

How open source projects have resulted in established systems and networks of support

Mr Philliam Adoma, librarian, Muni University, Uganda

(Prof Shana Ponelis, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA)

[slides]

15h00 – 15h10

Discussion

 15h10 – 15h30

Refreshments

SESSION 3 (Dr Edmund Balnaves)

Discussion and closing

15h30 – 16h30

An overview of:

  • New developments in library spaces for the 21st Century
  • IFLA IT Section: strategies and activities
  • Useful resources

[slides]

 

IFLA IT-SECTION SATELLITE MEETING, STELLENBOSCH, 2015

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME
(version 2)

 

 

 

Day 1: 13 August

 

Parallel workshops

 

14h00 – 17h00

Workshop 1

Workshop 2

Workshop 3

Workshop 4

Open  Source for
Big Data

Open Source for Integrated Library Systems

Open Source for

Digital Libraries

 

Open Source for Journal Publishing

Presented by:


Mr Kia Siang Hock

Deputy Director: Technology & Innovation

National Library Board of Singapore

 

Presented by:

 

Mr Edmund Balnaves

 

Prosentient Systems

 

 

New South Wales

Australia

 

Presented by:

 

IT and Digital Services division

 

Library and Information Service

 

Stellenbosch University

 

Presented by:

 

Digitization and Digital Services division

 

Library and Information Service

 

Stellenbosch University

Venue:

Venue:

Venue:

Venue:


Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS)


Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS)


Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Study (STIAS)


J.S. Gericke library,

Stellenbosch University

Auditorium 1

Auditorium 2

Manor House

Electronic Classroom

 

 

 

 

Social event

19h00 – 21h30

 

Bodega Restaurant
Dornier Wines

http://www.dornier.co.za/restaurant 

 

 

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Transportation will depart from the STIAS venue to the social function at 18h30 sharp.

 

Day 2: 14 August

 

Plenary session

08h30 – 09h00

Registration
(STIAS foyer desk)


OPENING SESSION
(Chair: Mr Lars Svensson)

 

09h00 – 09h10

Welcome

Mr Attie Juyn, Senior Director: Information Technology Division, Stellenbosch University

(Member of the Kuali Foundation Board of Directors)

09h10 – 09h40

Keynote:

Open Source software for libraries and archives: the unusual suspects


Mr Kia Siang Hock, Deputy Director (Technology and Innovation), National Library Board of Singapore

09h40 – 09h45

Discussion 

09h45 – 10h15

White space session – one or two of the following to be confirmed (TBC):

 

·         Kuali OLE: a sustainable open source model (Kuali Foundation, USA)

·         Kuali OLE: and the EDS discovery solution (EBSCO, South Africa)

·         Best practices in developing open source software (OpenCollab, Kuali Commercial Affiliate, South Africa)

 

Book Launch: IFLA Guidelines on Open Source software

 

 

10h15 – 10h45


Refreshments 

 


SESSION 1
(Chair: Mr Wouter Klapwijk)

The value proposition of Open Source software

 

10h45 – 11h20

Small is beautiful: the value proposition for libraries as publishers using open source systems

Mr Edmund Balnaves, Prosentient Systems, NSW, Australia

11h20 – 11h50 

Open Source software: a tool for transforming information access and library management

Chetan Sudhakar Sonawane, librarian, KMC College, India

 

11h50 – 12h20


To be confirmed
(TBC)

Does Open Source track the effects of Open Access in the society?

 

Sri Amudha Sankar (PhD student, Department of Library and Information Science, Pondicherry University, India)

 

12h20 – 12h30

Discussion 

 

12h30 – 13h30

 

Lunch break (STIAS patio and reception area)

 


SESSION 2
(Chair: Dr Hussein Suleman – TBC)

Open Source software facilitating collaboration in communities

 

13h30 – 14h00

Development of a cross-institutional digital repository

 

Ms Maggie Farrell, Dean of Libraries, University of Wyoming, USA

14h00 – 14h30

 

To be confirmed (TBC)

Using OPALS as library management system in UNRWA schools

Mr Basim Faris, Research and Development advisor, United Nations Relief and Works Agency, Department of Education, Jordan

 

Ms Reem Jeibat, Head of Research and Development Unit, United Nations Relief and Works Agency, Department of Education, Jordan

 

14h30 – 15h00

How Open Source projects have resulted in established systems and networks of support

Philliam Adoma, librarian, Muni University, Uganda

15h00 – 15h10

Discussion 

 

15h10 – 15h30

 


Refreshments

 

SESSION 3 (Chair: Mr Edmund Balnaves)

Case Studies: Koha ILS

 

15h30 – 16h00

Case study 1: The adoption of an Open Source ILS at Kyambogo University Library Service

Mr Robert Buwule, Senior Assistant Librarian, Kyambogo Univeristy, Uganda

Prof Shana Ponelis, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA

16h00 – 16h30

Case study 2: The adoption of Open Source software in Kenyan libraries: the Koha ILS

 

Dr Wanyenda Chilimo, Department of Information Science, University of South Africa

 

16h30 – 16h45

 

 

Open discussion and closing