lecture 2nd Workshop on the Open Archives Initiative (OAI): Gaining independence with e-prints archives and OAI
Date/Time: from Thursday, 17 October 2002 (10:00) to Saturday, 19 October 2002 (12:35) (Europe/Zurich)
Location: Council Chamber
Organised by LIBER, SPARC-Europe and CERN Library. 
Sponsored by ESF, JISC, OSI and SPARC.
CERN: European Organization for Nuclear Research
ESF:	 European Science Foundation
JISC:  Joint Information Systems Committee
LIBER: LIgue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche
OSI:   Open Society Institute
SPARC: Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition
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Thursday, 17 October 2002 10:00 ->13:15 Arrival (Council Chamber)    
Thursday, 17 October 2002 13:15 ->14:00 Welcome and Introduction (Council Chamber)    
Thursday, 17 October 2002 14:00 ->16:05 Case Studies: Discipline-oriented archives (Council Chamber)    
Thursday, 17 October 2002 16:05 ->18:00 Case Studies: Institutional-Oriented Archives (Council Chamber)    
Friday, 18 October 2002 09:00 ->14:00 Technical Topics (Council Chamber)    
Friday, 18 October 2002 14:00 ->18:00 "Gaining Independence" (Council Chamber)    
Saturday, 19 October 2002 09:00 ->10:00 Practical Steps to Promote the OAI: Technical Issues (Council Chamber)    
Saturday, 19 October 2002 10:00 ->12:00 Practical Steps to Promote the OAI: Political Issues (Council Chamber)    
Saturday, 19 October 2002 11:35 ->12:35 Closing Session (Council Chamber)    

 Thursday, 17 October 2002
Arrival (10:00 ->13:15 )  
Arrival (3h0')    
Arrival and registration of participants.
Check-in at guesthouse
Possibility for lunch at cafeteria
12:00  Lunch (1h15')

Welcome and Introduction (13:15 ->14:00 )  
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Introductory talk and presentation of the OAI-PMH 2.0 (45')  
Herbert Van de Sompel (LANL)  
Introductory talk about: OAI in general, results of previous OAI conferences and workshops, follow-up to such activities.
Presentation of the new OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting 2.0

Case Studies: Discipline-oriented archives (14:00 ->16:05 )
Technical and/or organisational aspects
Cellule MathDoc, CCSD, two teams collaborating on promoting scientific documentation (35')   Jean-Yves (CERN)  
The California Digital Library (35')   John Ober (California Digital Library)  
Open Archives Activities and Experiences in Europe: an Overview by the Open Archives Forum (35')  
Susanne Dobratz (Humboldt University)  
15:45  Coffee Break (20')

Case Studies: Institutional-Oriented Archives (16:05 ->18:00 )
Technical and/or organisational aspects
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Establishing an institution based e-print server: difficulties, raising awareness, etc. (20')  
Jörgen Eriksson (Lund University)  
MIT DSpace (30')   MacKenzie Smith (MIT)  
Open Archiving in U.K. Universities (30')   Stephen Pinfield (University of Nottingham)  
eDoc: an institutional archive for the Max Planck (20')   Gerhard Beier (MPG/ZIM)  
SciX project: Lowering the technical, economic and social barriers to open scientific publishing (10')   Ziga Turk (University of Ljubljana)  

 Friday, 18 October 2002
Technical Topics (09:00 ->14:00 )  
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Metadata Harvesting and Open Archiving Solutions in a University Setting (30')  
Eric Van de Velde (CalTech)  
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The Setting up of a large-scale Archives Network (30')  
Thomas Krichel (RePEc)  
10:00  Coffee Break (20')
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"Service Providers" : Future Perspectives (35')  
Michael L. Nelson (Old Dominion University)  
Scirus search engine (Elsevier Science): motivations, business model, plans ?... (35')   Femke Markus (Elsevier Science)  
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Archiving - UK Perspective (30')  
Christopher Pressler (University of London)  
The National Science Digital Library: OAI and a large-scale digital library (30')  
Carl Lagoze (Cornell University)  
12:30  Lunch (1h30')

"Gaining Independence" (14:00 ->18:00 )  
SPARC's Initiative (20')   Alison Buckholtz (SPARC)  
Presentation. Relationship with the OAI.
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BOAI: the Budapest Open Access Initiative (20')  
Frederick J. Friend (University College London)  
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DOCUMENTA MATHEMATICA, a SPARC partner: How to run a community-owned scientific journal. A report after seven years of practical experience (20')  
Ulf Rehmann (Universität Bielefeld)  
Management problems : monitoring of input, financial aspects.
Public relations (with academia, established journals...)
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Breakout Sessions (1h30')  
Participants are split in small groups. Please pre-register by clicking on "more information" and sending an email to the panel chairman.
  • 4. OAI protocols
Herbert van de Sompel and Carl Lagoze ((LANL and Cornell University))  
  • 2. Human-related problems around institutional OAI servers
Fred Friend and Alison Buckholtz ((University College London and SPARC))  
  • 1. Document provider (server) implementation (in English)
Thomas Krichel ((RePEc))  
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    3. Mise en service d'une archive numérique (in French)
Hélène Bosc ((INRA))  
  • 5. OAI software
Eric Van de Velde ((CalTech))  
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    6. Long term e-archiving ( )
Susanne Dobratz ((Humboldt-University Berlin))  
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    7. OAI services ( )
Michael Nelson ((Old Dominion University))  
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    8. Non-commercial scientific journals
Les Grivell ((EMBO))  
16:30  Coffee Break (15')
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Breakout Sessions reports and open discussion (1h15')  

 Saturday, 19 October 2002
Practical Steps to Promote the OAI: Technical Issues (09:00 ->10:00 )  
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Building OAI repository with the CERN Document Server Software (30')  
Jean-Yves Le Meur (CERN)  
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Overview of the eprints.org system (30')  
Chris Gutteridge (University of Southampton)  

Practical Steps to Promote the OAI: Political Issues (10:00 ->12:00 )
How to involve the scientific community, academic institutions... ? Fundings ? Role of LIBER, SPARC...? Marketing, lobbying...?
Can we measure and foresee the impact of OAI related initiatives ?
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Independence from an "academic" point of view (45')  
Jean-Claude Guédon (Université de Montréal)  
10:45  Coffee Break (25')
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Electronic Publishing in Academic Environments: The FIGARO Project (25')  
Bas Savenije (Utrecht University)  

Closing Session (11:35 ->12:35 )
Technological evolutions and general strategies