Inter-University Centre Dubrovnik

An independent international centre for advanced studies

14 | Libraries In The Digital Age - LIDA 2007

28 May 2007 - 02 Jun 2007
Conference directors:
Tatjana Aparac-Jelušić, University of Osijek, Croatia
Sanda Erdelez, University of Missouri, Columbia, United States
Tefko Saracevic, Rutgers University, United States
Conference description:
The general aim of the annual conference and course Libraries in the Digital Age (LIDA), started in 2000, is to address the changing and challenging environment for libraries and information systems and services in the digital world, with an emphasis on examining contemporary problems, advances and solutions. Each year a different and hot theme is addressed, divided in two parts; the first part covers research and development and the second part addresses advances in applications and practice. LIDA seeks to bring together researchers, practitioners, and developers in a forum for personal exchanges, discussions, and learning, made easier by being held in memorable locations.Part I: Human information behavior and digital libraries.
First part will address how people use digital libraries and what they get around in digital libraries.

Part II Economics and digital libraries.
The second part will address economic factors: costs, resources, sharing, consortia, and nature and control of expenditures.