Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 13, No. 353.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Mon, 17 Jan 2000 23:05:23 +0000
From: "Christine Jewell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Symposium on Electronic Theses and
We invite you to attend The Third International Symposium on Electronic
Theses and Dissertations, March 16th-18th, 2000, University of South
Florida, St. Petersburg, Florida. Preconference: March 15, 2000.
This symposium is organized by the NDLTD (Networked Digital Library of
Theses and Dissertations), a consortium of research universities committed
to improving graduate education by developing digital libraries of theses
and dissertations. This conference will serve as a multi-disciplinary forum
for graduate deans and their staff, librarians, faculty leaders, and others
who are interested in electronic theses and dissertations, digital
libraries, and applying new media to scholarship.
Featured keynoters and plenary workshop leaders include Ed Fox, Director,
NDLTD; Clifford Lynch, Director, CNI; Ann Hart, Provost, Claremont Graduate
School; Gerry Lang, Provost, West Virginia University; John Eaton, Associate
Provost, Virginia Tech; Delphine Lewis, Director of Dissertations, UMI; Roy
Tennant, Digital Library Project Manager, University of California,
Berkeley; Stuart Weibel, Senior Research Scientist, OCLC.
Concurrent sessions will introduce participants to world-wide ETD
initiatives, including presentations by Jean-Claude Gudon, Universit de
Montral, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; Felix Ubogu, Rhodes University, South
Africa; Peter Diepold, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany; Tony
Cargnelutti and Fred Piper, University of New South Wales, Australia;
Christine Jewell, University of Waterloo, Canada. Concurrent sessions also
include reports from leading ETD universities, including VT, UWV, USF, MIT,
Workshops in computer classrooms will provide hands-on training in Adobe
PDF, XML, SGML, and Microsoft Office 2000.
>From the symposium Web site(<http://etd.eng.usf.edu/Conference>), you can
view the program or download the registration materials.
The Council of Graduate Schools, the NDLTD, and West Virginia University
Libraries are cosponsoring this year's publication of the Symposium
Please note that we expect to limit the number of registrants. Because
March is such a popular time in Florida, we encourage you to make your
reservations early, whether you stay at the conference hotel or along the
Gulf beaches. For content questions email Joe Moxley:
For registration questions, contact the Division of Conferences: 813 974
Conference Web Site: <http://etd.eng.usf.edu/Conference>
Conference Sponsors: Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations;
Council of Graduate Schools; Microsoft; Adobe, Dell, University of Florida
Joseph M. Moxley, Ph.D.
Professor of English
University of South Florida
v: 813 974 9522
f: 813 974 2270
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