BooksOnline 2010

Workshop Programme

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

9:00-10:00 

50 mins

 

 

 

10 mins

 

Keynote
The Metadata Challenge: Promoting Discovery, Access, and Usability for Online Books

John Mark Ockerbloom (University of Pennsylvania)

 

Discussion

 

10:00-10:30 

Coffee break 

 

10:30-11:35 

 

15 mins

 

 

 

15 mins

 

 

 

25 mins

 

 

 

10 mins

Session 1: User aspects and design

 

The sBook: towards Social and Personalized Learning Experiences

Myriam Ribière, Jérôme Picault and Sylvain Squedin (Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs)

 

Real-Time Document Collaboration Using iPads

Jennifer Pearson (Swansea University) and George Buchanan (City University)

 

HCI Design Principles for eReaders
Jennifer Pearson (Swansea University), George Buchanan (City University) and Harold Thimbleby (Swansea University)

 

Discussion

 

11:35-12:30 

 

15 mins

 

 

15 mins

 

 

15 mins

 

 

 

 

10 mins

Session 2: Infrastructure aspects

 

Ebooks Children Would Want to Read and Engage with

Monica Landoni (University of Lugano)

 

Working with First Nations: On-Demand Book Service
Nadia Caidi and Margaret Lam (University of Toronto)

 

Implementing New Knowledge Environments: Building Upon Research Foundations to Understand Books and Reading in the Digital Age
Ray Siemens and Julie Meloni (University of Victoria)

 

Discussion

 

12:30-14:00

Lunch 

 

14:00-15:00 

50 mins

 

 

10 mins

Keynote
The Present and Future of Google Books
James Crawford (Google Books)

 

Discussion

 

15:00-15:20 

Poster session

 

Biblioteca de Livros Digitais: The privileged Space of a Transliterate Experience for Children Reading Online
Fernanda Bonacho (Lisbon Polytechnic Institute) 

 

Evaluating E-books
Monica Landoni (University of Lugano)

 

A System for the Collaborative Reading of Digital Books with the Partially Sighted

W. Xavier Snelgrove and Ronald M. Baecker (University of Toronto)

 

Enhancing Access To Classic Children’s Literature
Claudia Hauff and Dolf Trieschnigg (University of Twente)

  

15:20-15:30 

Preparation for break-out sessions 

 

15:30-16:00 

Coffee break 

 

16:00-17:00 

Break-out sessions 

Project proposals for seed funding

Emerging issues and opportunities

Evolving the research agenda

 

17:00-18:00 

Panel

Reports from break-out sessions

Feedback from panelists and discussion

Panelists:
James Crawford (Google Books),

John Mark Ockerbloom (University of Pennsylvania),

Peter Brusilovsky (University of Pittsburgh)

Gabriella Kazai (Microsoft Research)