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Learning by building digital libraries
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Michael B. Twidale, J. Stephen Downie, David Bainbridge, David M. Nichols
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 185-186
The implications of using digital library software in educational contexts, for both students and software developers, are discussed using two case studies of students building digital libraries.
 
Digital Music Libraries - Research and Development
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By David Bainbridge, Gerry Bernbom, Mary Wallace Davidson, Andrew P. Dillon, Matthew Dovey, Jon W. Dunn, Michael Fingerhut, Ichiro Fujinaga, Eric J. Isaacson
Issue Date:June 2001
pp. 446-448
Digital music libraries provide enhanced access and functionality that facilitates scholarly research and education. This panel will present a report on the progress of several major research and development projects in digital music libraries.
   
Creating and Reading Realistic Electronic Books
Found in: Computer
By Veronica Liesaputra, Ian H. Witten, David Bainbridge
Issue Date:February 2009
pp. 72-81
A digital library project aims to combine the look and feel of physical books with the advantages of online documents such as hyperlinks and multimedia. A lightweight open source implementation enables highly responsive page turning and works within standa...
 
Building digital library collections with greenstone
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 425-425
This tutorial will demonstrate how to build a variety of different kinds of digital library collections with the Greenstone digital library software, a comprehensive, open-source system for constructing, presenting, and maintaining information collections....
 
A new framework for building digital library collections
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Katherine J. Don, Ian H. Witten, David Bainbridge, George Buchanan
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 23-31
This paper introduces a new framework for building digital library collections and contrasts it with existing systems. It describes a significant new step in the development of a widely-used open-source digital library system, Greenstone, which has evolved...
 
Practical digital library interoperability standards
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Ian H. Witten, David Bainbridge
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 426-426
As the field of digital libraries matures and new systems and standards develop, the ability to interoperate between systems becomes paramount. This tutorial gives a practical introduction to many recent standards and de facto standards for interoperabilit...
 
Realistic Books: A Bizarre Homage to an Obsolete Medium?
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Yi-Chun Chu, David Bainbridge, Matt Jones, Ian H. Witten
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 78-86
For many readers, handling a physical book is an enjoyably exquisite part of the information seeking process. Many physical characteristics of a book-its size, heft, the patina of use on its pages and so on-communicate ambient qualities of the document it ...
 
How People Describe Their Image Information Needs: A Grounded Theory Analysis of Visual Arts Queries
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Sally Jo Cunningham, David Bainbridge, Masood Masoodian
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 47-48
When people are looking for visual arts information-information related to images-how do they characterize their needs? We analyze a set of 404 queries to identify the attributes that people provide to the Google Answers™ 'ask an expert' online reference s...
   
Greenstone Digital Library Software: Current Research
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 416-416
The Greenstone digital library software (www.greenstone.org) provides a exible way of organizing information and publishing it on the Internet or removable media such as CD-ROM. Its aim is to empower users, particularly in universities, libraries and other...
   
How to Turn the Page
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Yi-Chun Chu, Ian H. Witten, Richard Lobb, David Bainbridge
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 186
Can digital libraries provide a reading experience that more closely resembles a real book than a scrolled or paginated electronic display? This paper describes a prototype page-turning system that realistically animates full three-dimensional page-turns. ...
 
Assembling and Enriching Digital Library Collections
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By David Bainbridge, John Thompson, Ian H. Witten
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 323
People who create digital libraries need to gather together the raw material, add metadata as necessary, and design and build new collections. This paper sets out the requirements for these tasks and describes a new tool that supports them interactively, m...
 
Power to the People: End-User Building of Digital Library Collections
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Ian H. Witten, David Bainbridge, Stefan J. Boddie
Issue Date:June 2001
pp. 94-103
Naturally, digital library systems focus principally on the reader: the consumer of the material that constitutes the library. In contrast, this paper describes an interface that makes it easy for people to build their own library collections. Collections ...
 
Managing Complexity in a Distributed Digital Library
Found in: Computer
By Ian H. Witten, Rodger J. McNab, Steve Jones, Mark Apperley, David Bainbridge, Sally Jo Cunningham
Issue Date:February 1999
pp. 74-79
<p>As the capabilities of distributed digital libraries increase, managing organizational and software complexity becomes a key issue. How can collections and indexes be updated without impacting queries currently in progress? How can the system hand...
 
Greenbug: a hybrid web-inspector, debugger and design editor for greenstone
Found in: Proceedings of the 13th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '13)
By David Bainbridge, David M. Nichols, Sam J. McIntosh
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 449-450
In this paper we present Greenbug: a hybrid web inspector, debugger and design editor developed for use with the open source digital library software Greenstone 3. Inspired by the web development tool Firebug, Greenbug is more tightly coupled with the unde...
     
That's 'é' not 'þ' '?' or '◓': a user-driven context-aware approach to erroneous metadata in digital libraries
Found in: Proceeding of the 11th annual international ACM/IEEE joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '11)
By David Bainbridge, David M. Nichols, Michael B. Twidale
Issue Date:June 2011
pp. 39-48
In this paper we present a novel system for user-driven integration of name variants when interacting with web-based information systems. The growth and diversity of online information means that many users experience disambiguation and collocation errors ...
     
Mobility, digital libraries and a rural indian village
Found in: Proceedings of the 2009 joint international conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '09)
By David Bainbridge, David Frohlich, Emma Thom, Matt Jones
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 1-1
Millions of people in developed countries routinely create and share digital content; but what about the billions of others in on the wrong side of what has been called the 'global digital divide'? This paper considers three mobile platforms to illustrate ...
     
A lightweight metadata quality tool
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '08)
By Chu-Hsiang Chan, Dana McKay, David Bainbridge, David M. Nichols, Michael B. Twidale
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 597-617
We describe a Web-based metadata quality tool that provides statistical descriptions and visualisations of Dublin Core metadata harvested via the OAI protocol. The lightweight nature of development allows it to be used to gather contextualized requirements...
     
"Narrowcast yourself": designing for community storytelling in a rural Indian context
Found in: Proceedings of the 7th ACM conference on Designing interactive systems (DIS '08)
By David Bainbridge, David Frohlich, Dorothy Rachovides, George Buchanan, Matt Jones, Maxine Frank, Mounia Lalmas, Will Harwood
Issue Date:February 2008
pp. 369-378
The StoryBank project is examining technologies and practices to allow digitally impoverished communities to take part in the user-generated content revolution. The approach involves combining mobile phones to create audio-visual stories and a touch screen...
     
Constructing digital library interfaces
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '07)
By David Bainbridge, David M. Nichols, Michael B. Twidale
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 331-332
The software technologies used to create web interfaces for digital libraries are discussed using examples from Greenstone 3.
     
Learning by building digital libraries
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '06)
By David Bainbridge, David M. Nichols, J. Stephen Downie, Michael B. Twidale
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 185-186
The implications of using digital library software in educational contexts, for both students and software developers, are discussed using two case studies of students building digital libraries.
     
Using Compression to Identify Acronyms in Text
Found in: Data Compression Conference
By Stuart Yeates, David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten
Issue Date:March 2000
pp. 582
Finding acronyms and their definitions in free text is useful for many purposes. Previous acronym definition finders relied heavily on heuristic methods. In contrast, we have developed a new method that uses several PPM models to encode the acronym in term...
   
Tipple: location-triggered mobile access to a digital library for audio books
Found in: Proceedings of the 13th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '13)
By Annika Hinze, David Bainbridge
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 171-180
This paper explores the role of audio as a means to access books in a digital library while being at the location referred to in the books. The books are sourced from the digital library and can either be accompanied by pre-recorded audio or synthesized us...
     
Perambulating libraries: demonstrating how a victorian idea can help OLPC users share books
Found in: Proceeding of the 11th annual international ACM/IEEE joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '11)
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten
Issue Date:June 2011
pp. 471-472
In this extended abstract we detail how the open source digital library toolkit Greenstone [4] can help users of the XOlaptop produced by the One Laptop Per Child Foundation manage and share electronic documents. The idea draws upon mobile libraries (bookm...
     
Integrating greenstone with an interactive map visualizer
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th annual joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '10)
By David Bainbridge, Sam McIntosh
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 405-406
This extended abstract describes recent work in combining interactive map functionality with the Greenstone 3 digital library software research framework.
     
A user-centered design of a personal digital library for music exploration
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th annual joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '10)
By Brook J. Novak, David Bainbridge, Sally Jo Cunningham
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 149-158
We describe the evaluation of a personal digital library environment designed to help musicians capture, enrich and store their ideas using a spatial hypermedia paradigm. The target user group is musicians who primarily use audio and text for composition a...
     
An ajax-based digital music stand for greenstone
Found in: Proceedings of the 2009 joint international conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '09)
By David Bainbridge, Tim C. Bell
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 1-1
This extended abstract describes a digital music stand integrated with the Greenstone digital library software. It features text annotation and an animated fast-to-slow page wipe. Figure 1 illustrates both these features, although it is best appreciated in...
     
Running greenstone on an ipod
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '08)
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten, Matt Jones, Sam McIntosh, Steve Jones
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 597-617
The open source digital library software Greenstone is demonstrated running on an iPod. The standalone configuration supports browsing, searching and displaying documents in a range of media formats. Plugged in to a host computer (Mac, Linux, or Windows), ...
     
A fedora librarian interface
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '08)
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 597-617
The Fedora content management system embodies a powerful and flexible digital object model. This paper describes a new open-source software front-end that enables end-user librarians to transfer documents and metadata in a variety of formats into a Fedora ...
     
Portable digital libraries on an ipod
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '08)
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten, Matt Jones, Sam McIntosh, Steve Jones
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 597-617
This paper describes the facilities we built to run a self-contained digital library on an iPod. The digital library software used was the open source package Greenstone, and the paper highlights the technical problems that were encountered and solved. It ...
     
Lightweight realistic books: the greenstone connection
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '07)
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten, Veronica Liesaputra
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 502-502
The Cité de la musique in Paris has recently opened a new media Library. One of the Library's assignments is the dissemination of the Cité de la musique's collection of recorded concerts. This paper presents the concert's description model implem...
     
A retrospective look at Greenstone: lessons from the first decade
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '07)
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 147-156
The Greenstone Digital Library Software has helped spread the practical impact of digital library technology throughout the world, with particular emphasis on developing countries. As Greenstone enters its second decade, this article takes a retrospective ...
     
Document level interoperability for collection creators
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '06)
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten, Kaun Yu (Jeffrey) Ke
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 105-106
Digital library interoperability for both documents and metadata is a critical and complex issue. Although many relevant standards have been developed, and continue to evolve, in practice things are not quite so easy as they seem. We have built a software ...
     
Practical digital library interoperability standards
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '05)
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 426-426
As the field of digital libraries matures and new systems and standards develop, the ability to interoperate between systems becomes paramount. This tutorial gives a practical introduction to many recent standards and de facto standards for interoperabilit...
     
Building digital library collections with greenstone
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '05)
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 425-425
This tutorial will demonstrate how to build a variety of different kinds of digital library collections with the Greenstone digital library software, a comprehensive, open-source system for constructing, presenting, and maintaining information collections....
     
A new framework for building digital library collections
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '05)
By David Bainbridge, George Buchanan, Ian H. Witten, Katherine J. Don
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 23-31
This paper introduces a new framework for building digital library collections and contrasts it with existing systems. It describes a significant new step in the development of a widely-used open-source digital library system, Greenstone, which has evolved...
     
Navigation via continuously adapted music
Found in: CHI '05 extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '05)
By David Bainbridge, Matt Jones, Nigel Warren, Steve Jones
Issue Date:April 2005
pp. 1849-1852
Listening to music on personal, digital devices while mobile is an enjoyable, everyday activity. We explore a scheme for exploiting this practice to immerse listeners in navigation cues. Our prototype, Ontrack, continuously adapts audio, modifying the spat...
     
Hands-on workshop: build your own digital library collections
Found in: Proceedings of the second ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '02)
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten
Issue Date:July 2002
pp. 420-420
This tutorial is intended for people who have a basic familiarity with the function and structure of thesauri and ontologies. It will introduce criteria for the design and evaluation of thesauri and ontologies and then deal with methods and tools for their...
     
The Greenstone plugin architecture
Found in: Proceedings of the second ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '02)
By David Bainbridge, Gordon Paynter, Ian H. Witten, Stefan Boddie
Issue Date:July 2002
pp. 285-286
This note describes how the Greenstone digital library system uses "plugins" to import documents and metadata in different formats, and associate metadata with the appropriate documents. Plugins that import documents can perform their own format conversion...
     
Digital music libraries - research and development
Found in: Proceedings of the first ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '01)
By Andrew P. Dillon, David Bainbridge, Eric J. Isaacson, Gerry Bernbom, Ichiro Fujinaga, Jon W. Dunn, Mary Wallace, Matthew Dovey, Michael Fingerhut
Issue Date:January 2001
pp. 446-448
Digital music libraries provide enhanced access and functionality that facilitates scholarly research and education. This panel will present a report on the progress of several major research and development projects in digital music libraries.
     
Power to the people: end-user building of digital library collections
Found in: Proceedings of the first ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '01)
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten, Stefan J. Boddie
Issue Date:January 2001
pp. 94-103
Naturally, digital library systems focus principally on the reader: th e consumer of the material that constitutes the library. In contrast, this paper describes an interface that makes it easy for people to build their own library collections. Collections...
     
Greenstone: a comprehensive open-source digital library software system
Found in: Proceedings of the fifth ACM conference on Digital libraries (DL '00)
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten, Rodger J. McNab, Stefan J. Boddie
Issue Date:June 2000
pp. 113-121
This paper describes the Greenstone digital library software, a comprehensive, open-source system for the construction and presentation of information collections. Collections built with Greenstone offer effective full-text searching and metadata-ba...
     
Towards a digital library of popular music
Found in: Proceedings of the fourth ACM conference on Digital libraries (DL '99)
By Craig G. Nevill-Manning, David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten, Lloyd A. Smith, Rodger J. McNab
Issue Date:August 1999
pp. 161-169
This presentation focuses on the strategic design planning and vision creation process for the E-Quarium, the online complement to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. More than six months of informed investigation and analysis resulted in an ambitious redesign of t...
     
The promise of digital libraries in developing countries
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten, Maria F. Trujillo, Michel Loots
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 82-85
Case study findings from several corporate environments suggest that successful virtualization does not depend on the degree of technological sophistication. It's how the tools are used that matters.
     
Greenstone: Open-source DL software
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By David Bainbridge, Ian H. Witten, Stefan Boddie
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 47
Case study findings from several corporate environments suggest that successful virtualization does not depend on the degree of technological sophistication. It's how the tools are used that matters.
     
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