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Pilot testing the DigiQUAL? protocol: lessons learned
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Sarah Giersch, Martha Kyrillidou
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 369-369
The Association of Research Libraries is developing the DigiQUAL? protocol to assess the service quality provided by digital libraries (DLs). In 2005, statements about DL service quality were put through a two-step validation process with DL developers and...
 
Developing the DigiQUAL protocol for digital library evaluation
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Sarah Giersch, Martha Kyrillidou
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 172-173
The distributed, project-oriented nature of digital libraries (DLs) has made them difficult to evaluate in aggregate. By modifying the methods and tools used to evaluate physical libraries' content and services, measures can be developed whose results can ...
 
Sustainability Issues and Activities for the NSDL
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Brandon Muramatsu, Sarah Giersch, Flora McMartin, Steve Weimar, Gene Klotz
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 396-396
The workshop leveraged the expertise of attendees to identify tools and reporting mechanisms, develop strategies and formulate recommendations that will help NSDL projects incorporate, support and grow the communities who use their digital libraries. Works...
   
Sustainability Issues and Activities for the NSDL
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By David J. McArthur, Sarah Giersch, Howard Burrows
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 395
This poster will review the work on sustainability of digital libraries in the context of the NSF-supported National Science Digital Library (NSDL) program. Applied to digital libraries, sustainability is a broad term, referring to everything from technica...
   
Steps Towards Establishing Shared Evaluation Goals and Procedures in the National Science Digital Library
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Tamara Sumner, Sarah Giersch, Casey Jones
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 407
A community-based process was used to develope shared evaluation goals and instruments to begin evaluating the National Science Digital Library (NSDL). Results from a pilot study examining library usage, collections growth, and library governance processes...
   
Developing Recommendation Services for a Digital Library with Uncertain and Changing Data
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Gary Geisler, David McArthur, Sarah Giersch
Issue Date:June 2001
pp. 199-200
In developing recommendation services for a new digital library called iLumina (www.ilumina-project.org), we are faced with several challenges related to the nature of the data we have available. The availability and consistency of data associated with iLu...
   
A retrospective review on a decade of building a national science digital library to transform STEM education
Found in: Proceedings of the 13th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '13)
By Flora McMartin, Sarah Giersch
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 373-374
Since 2000, the National Science Foundation's NSDL program has made many direct contributions to digital library research and STEM education. Originally called the National STEM Digital Library (and now National STEM Distributed Learning), the program cata...
     
Developing a review rubric for learning resources in digital libraries
Found in: Proceedings of the 2009 joint international conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '09)
By Andrew Walker, Heather Leary, Mimi Recker, Sarah Giersch
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 1-1
This poster describes a procedure for designing exploratory tasks for use in laboratory evaluations of information seeking interfaces. This procedure is grounded in the literature on information seeking and information retrieval and has been refined by an ...
     
Developing a review process for online resources
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '08)
By Bart Palmer, Heather Leary, Mimi Recker, Sarah Giersch
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 597-617
The democratization of content creation via ubiquitous Internet tools and infrastructure [1] has fueled an explosion of user-generated content in the commercial and educational markets. Indeed, funding agencies such as the National Science Foundation (NSF)...
     
A study of how online learning resource are used
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '07)
By Andrew Walker, Bart Palmer, Mimi Recker, Sam Halioris, Sarah Giersch, Xin Mao
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 179-180
This paper defines a model of teacher practice ("teaching as design"), and describes a professional development curriculum in which K-12 teachers design learning activities using resources and tools from education digital libraries. It then presents prelim...
     
Pilot testing the DigiQUAL™ protocol: lessons learned
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '06)
By Martha Kyrillidou, Sarah Giersch
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 369-369
The Association of Research Libraries is developing the DigiQUAL™ protocol to assess the service quality provided by digital libraries (DLs). In 2005, statements about DL service quality were put through a two-step validation process with DL develope...
     
Developing the DigiQUAL protocol for digital library evaluation
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '05)
By Martha Kyrillidou, Sarah Giersch
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 172-173
The distributed, project-oriented nature of digital libraries (DLs) has made them difficult to evaluate in aggregate. By modifying the methods and tools used to evaluate physical libraries' content and services, measures can be developed whose results can ...
     
Creating virtual collections in digital libraries: benefits and implementation issues
Found in: Proceedings of the second ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '02)
By David McArthur, Gary Geisler, Marty McClelland, Sarah Giersch
Issue Date:July 2002
pp. 210-218
Digital libraries have the potential to not only duplicate many of the services provided by traditional libraries but to extend them. Basic finding aids such as search and browse are common in most of today's digital libraries. But just as a traditional li...
     
Developing recommendation services for a digital library with uncertain and changing data
Found in: Proceedings of the first ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '01)
By David McArthur, Gary Geisler, Sarah Giersch
Issue Date:January 2001
pp. 199-200
In developing recommendation services for a new digital library called iLumina (www.ilumina-project.org), we are faced with several challenges related to the nature of the data we have available. The availability and consistency of data associated with i...
     
Toward a sharable digital library of reusable teaching resources
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Bill Graves, Charles R. Ward, David McArthur, Deborah Knox, Gabriel Lugo, James Reeves, Richard Dillaman, Ron Vetter, Russell Herman, Sarah Giersch, Scott Owen
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 79
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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