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Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2006 Workshop
"Developing a Digital Libraries Education Program"
June 15, 2006, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Indiana University and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will be
offering a full-day workshop aimed at digital library professionals,
researchers, and educators, covering prominent issues surrounding
digital libraries education. The workshop is based on an IMLS-funded
collaborative digital library education project. This is the second year
of a three-year project. We have spent the past year recruiting our
first classes of Digital Library Fellows, learning about the
requirements of the digital library profession, and developing new

The workshop will bring together a number of speakers on topics of
interest to digital library educators and working professionals. The
workshop will provide the opportunity for IU and UIUC, other IMLS grant
recipients, and several representatives from DL programs in other
countries to report on project details, including requirements analysis,
curriculum development, and program evaluation. The workshop will also
feature a student panel, providing them with the opportunity to 
contribute to the discussion.

Specific topics to be covered are:
Defining the domain of "digital librarianship"
Core competencies in technical areas
Core competencies in user, social, and legal areas
Management of projects, systems, and people
Balancing theory and practice

Advanced Registration Deadline: May 15th, 2006

If you have questions please feel free to contact me.

Kristine R. Brancolini, Director, Digital Library Program
Wells Library E170, 1320 E. Tenth Street
Indiana University, Bloomington, IN  47405
Phone:  812.855.3710 | Fax:  812.856.2062 | Web: