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IFLA Satellite Post-Conference
Beyond libraries – subject metadata in the digital environment and semantic web
17-18 August 2012, Tallinn

Organised by the IFLA Classification and Indexing Section and the National Library of Estonia,
with the support of the Estonian Librarians' Association

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Friday, 17 August

12.00-13.30 Registration. Meriton Grand Conference & Spa Hotel, Toompuiestee 27

13.30-15.30 Session 1
User needs and subject access design in the digital environment
Chair: Jo-Anne Bélair

Using authorities to improve subject searches
Edward T. O'Neill, Rick Bennett, Kerre Kammere - Presentation

Subject metadata development for digital resources in Latvia
Aiva Stūrmane, Elita Eglīte, Mārīte Jankevica-Balode - Presentation

Using Estonian Subject Thesaurus in digital environment
Sirje Nilbe, Tiiu Tarkpea - Presentation

15.30-16.00 Coffee with refreshments

16.00-17.30 Session 2
Library metadata beyond libraries and text-based material
Chair: Yvonne Jahns

Librarian cornered by images or How to index visual resources
Wanda Klenczon, Paweł Rygiel - Presentation

Multilingual indexing of cultural heritage materials: building the Tse-Tsung Chow Collection of Chinese Scrolls and Fan Paintings
Krystyna K. Matusiak, Ling Meng, Ewa Barczyk, Chia-Jung Shih - Presentation

Subject headings for fiction in Sweden - a cooperative development
Harriet Aagaard, Elisabet Viktorsson - Presentation

19.00-21.00 Reception in the Tallinn Town Hall

Saturday, 18 August

9.00-12.30 Session 3
New and traditional methods of providing subject access
Chair: John DeSantis

Harnessing the geospatial semantic web: toward place-based information organization and access
Marcy Bidney, Kevin Clair - Presentation

Exploring mutual complementarity of free-text and controlled-vocabulary collection-level subject metadata in large-scale digital libraries: a comparative analysis
Oksana L. Zavalina - Presentation


Modeling classification systems in multicultural and multilingual contexts
Joan S. Mitchell, Marcia Lei Zeng, Maja Žumer - Presentation

Can indexing be automated? - the example of the Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
Ulrike Junger - Presentation

Presentation of Guidelines for Subject Access in National Bibliographies
Yvonne Jahns - Presentation

12.30-13.30 Lunch

13.30-14.30 Session 4
Users as creators of subject metadata
Chair: Sandra Roe

Folksonomies as subject access – a survey of implementing tagging in library online catalogs and discovery layers
Yan Yi Lee, Sharon Q. Yang - Presentation

The choice is yours! Researchers assign subject metadata to their own materials in institutional repositories
Maira Bundža - Presentation

14.30-15.00 Coffee

15.00-16.00 Round Table


The role of controlled vocabularies in the semantic web
Chairs: Edward O’Neill and Maja Žumer



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