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Alexandria digital library: user evaluation studies and system design

Linda L. Hill, Larry Carver, Mary Larsgaard, Ron Dolin, Terence R. Smith, James Frew, Mary-Anna Rae
2000 Journal of the American Society for Information Science  
The Alexandria Digital Library (ADL) is one of the six digital library projects funded by NSF, DARPA, and NASA.  ...  This article describes the evolution of the ADL system and the effect of user evaluation on that evolution.  ...  Acknowledgments The Alexandria Digital Library project is supported by NSF, DARPA, and NASA under NSF IR94-11330.  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1097-4571(2000)51:3<246::aid-asi4>3.3.co;2-y fatcat:a77xttxy7bdybj5r53um7tdjd4

Alexandria digital library: user evaluation studies and system design

Linda L. Hill, Larry Carver, Mary Larsgaard, Ron Dolin, Terence R. Smith, James Frew, Mary-Anna Rae
2000 Journal of the American Society for Information Science  
The Alexandria Digital Library (ADL) is one of the six digital library projects funded by NSF, DARPA, and NASA.  ...  This article describes the evolution of the ADL system and the effect of user evaluation on that evolution.  ...  Acknowledgments The Alexandria Digital Library project is supported by NSF, DARPA, and NASA under NSF IR94-11330.  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1097-4571(2000)51:3<246::aid-asi4>3.0.co;2-6 fatcat:vxwioxbc75hkfmges4kxehrmoy

The Alexandria Digital Library Project: Review, Assessment, and Prospects

Michael F. Goodchild
2004 D-Lib Magazine  
Rae, and T.R. Smith, 2000. Alexandria Digital Library: user evaluation studies and system design. Longley, P.A., M.F. Goodchild, D.J. Maguire, and D.W.  ...  The most obvious basis for search and retrieval of maps and related objects is geographic coverage: a user is typically looking for a map of some The Alexandria Digital Library Project  ... 
doi:10.1045/may2004-goodchild dblp:journals/dlib/Goodchild04 fatcat:azl5i4eojjctnde5woz3cti3tq

Caribbean Digital Library Initiatives in the Twenty-First Century: The Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC)

Shamin Renwick
2011 Alexandria The Journal of National and International Library and Information Issues  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Manager, Documentation Centre, CARICOM (dLOC Partner) for their willingness to discuss and share information about dLOC.  ...  models, virtual libraries, methodologies for online services, content production and management, operation, monitoring and evaluation of digital services'.  ...  The dLOC system infrastructure has been developed to serve the users and the partners who provide their materials.  ... 
doi:10.7227/alx.22.1.2 fatcat:aelhnawwjbbq3nwhyajln7v4iq

The design of an interactive online help desk in the Alexandria Digital Library

Robert Prince, Jianwen Su, Hong Tang, Yonggang Zhao
1999 Software engineering notes  
In large software systems such as digital libraries, electronic commerce applications, and customer support systems, the user interface and system are often complex and di cult to navigate.  ...  In this paper, we i n vestigate how s u c h i n teractive online help support can be developed and provided in the context of a working system, the Alexandria Digital Library (ADL) for geospatially-referenced  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank Vinod Anupam for his stimulating discussions which lead to the idea of online help studied in this paper Linda Hill, Mary Larsgaard, and the ADL implementation team, in  ... 
doi:10.1145/295666.295692 fatcat:jw3tuumrazb45if3t5t6uc6qxq

The design of an interactive online help desk in the Alexandria Digital Library

Robert Prince, Jianwen Su, Hong Tang, Yonggang Zhao
1999 Proceedings of the international joint conference on Work activities coordination and collaboration - WACC '99  
In large software systems such as digital libraries, electronic commerce applications, and customer support systems, the user interface and system are often complex and di cult to navigate.  ...  In this paper, we i n vestigate how s u c h i n teractive online help support can be developed and provided in the context of a working system, the Alexandria Digital Library (ADL) for geospatially-referenced  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors thank Vinod Anupam for his stimulating discussions which lead to the idea of online help studied in this paper Linda Hill, Mary Larsgaard, and the ADL implementation team, in  ... 
doi:10.1145/295665.295692 dblp:conf/wacc/PrinceSTZ99 fatcat:xw2fu3oct5ebrdr5jschv73gta

Course-based exhibitions: Serendipity in the physical and digital spaces of academic libraries

Scott Fralin, Alice Rogers
2019 Alexandria The Journal of National and International Library and Information Issues  
rather than library materials and artefacts.  ...  Library exhibition practices vary significantly between institutions, depending on expertise, resources and goals of the individual library.  ...  Once the design is mostly settled, we then move to testing structures and systems for the exhibit if need be.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0955749019876120 fatcat:hxzl57w6bzchvo5avnh5i5duje

Use scenarios in the development of the Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype (ADEPT)

Rich Gazan, Gregory H. Leazer, Christine L. Borgman, Anne J. Gilliland-Swetland, Laura Smart, Dan Ancona, Rachel Michael Nilsson
2005 Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
This paper details the rationale, evolution and implementation of use scenarios-structured narrative descriptions of envisioned system use-in the development of the Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype.  ...  A user-centered, iterative design philosophy requires a common language between users, designers and builders to translate user needs into buildable specifications.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors would like to thank Jason Finley, Rich Mayer and the anonymous reviewers for their assistance and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1002/meet.1450400149 fatcat:4g5q27atjfdwrgyrnoa66m334q

Evaluating the use of a geographic digital library in undergraduate classrooms

Gregory H. Leazer, Anne J. Gilliland-Swetland, Christine L. Borgman
2000 Proceedings of the fifth ACM conference on Digital libraries - DL '00  
The evaluation plan for the Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype (ADEPT) centers on two investigations: a study of classroom use of the system by faculty and students and labbased usability studies.  ...  Systematic evaluation plans are essential components of digital library research projects to assess whether design objectives have been accomplished and whether services are effective.  ...  ALEXANDRIA DIGITAL EARTH PROTOTYPE (ADEPT) The Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype (ADEPT) is an extension and enhancement of the Alexandria Digital Library (ADL), developed under the first Digital Libraries  ... 
doi:10.1145/336597.336682 dblp:conf/dl/LeazerGB00 fatcat:acvyikgoefdzzgg2hg25mifanq

Digital Library

Bharat Kumar Kunjam, Kalinga University Raipur
2020 International Journal of Engineering Research and  
The paper examines the concept of Digital library, the technology that has enabled its emergence & architecture of digital library system.  ...  Digital libraries are the most complex form of information systems that support digital document preservation, distributed database management, hypertext, filtering, information retrieval and selective  ...  Search system The design of the digital library system assumes that there will be many indexes and catalogs that can be searched to discover information before retrieving it from a repository.  ... 
doi:10.17577/ijertv9is080313 fatcat:cs3yqssdoneg5her233irs6cnu

Loglinear and multidimensional scaling models of digital library navigation

BARBARA P. BUTTENFIELD, RENE F. REITSMA
2002 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
The methods are applied to a 12-month time series of transaction logs taken from the Alexandria Digital Library, a web-based digital library of maps and other cartographic materials.  ...  digital library.  ...  This paper forms a portion of the Alexandria Digital Library Project, funded in 1994 jointly by NSF, ARPA, and NASA (NSF Grant IRI-94-11330).  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1071-5819(02)90383-6 fatcat:fx3nczgoqvb5pjlfo5to622iue

Criteria for Evaluating the Performance of Arabic Digital Libraries

Jinan Ahmed
2014 International Journal of Information and Electronics Engineering  
The research try to identify the reality and determine the criteria of evaluating the performance of Arabic digital libraries through analytical descriptive and shed light on the future of the storage  ...  In this paper the result showed the possibility of giving general information about each one of the digital libraries, also the results showed the possibility of sailing through the site to obtain the  ...  Many studies previously have been studied the digital&electronic libraries trying to design as its web to these library by using database management system and gafa language also these studies identify  ... 
doi:10.7763/ijiee.2014.v4.427 fatcat:b4nj5x6ckvhnhe44jkvnhe3pzu

Collection metadata solutions for digital library applications

Linda L. Hill, Greg Jan�e, Ron Dolin, James Frew, Mary Larsgaard
1999 Journal of the American Society for Information Science  
The Alexandria Digital Library (ADL) Project has designed and implemented collection metadata for several purposes: in XML form, the collection metadata "registers" the collection with the user interface  ...  The key to integrated use of such a variety of collections in a digital library is collection metadata that represents the inherent and contextual characteristics of a collection.  ...  We would also like to thank the members of the Implementation Team of the Alexandria Digital Library Project, all of whom contributed to the design and implementation of the collection model and collection  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1097-4571(1999)50:13<1169::aid-asi3>3.0.co;2-3 fatcat:5ues5gxmlbhx5ltk6x7cjqb7qy

A Framework for Evaluating Digital Library Services

Sayeed Choudhury, Benjamin Hobbs, Mark Lorie, Nicholas Flores
2002 D-Lib Magazine  
Montello, Rae, M., and J. Simpson. (1997). "User Evaluation: Summary of the methodologies and results for the Alexandria Digital Library," University of California at Santa Barbara.  ...  disciplines, and evaluation of digital libraries.  ... 
doi:10.1045/july2002-choudhury fatcat:xsadb6pcv5f3bjzsrvxa36gbou

The Nautical Archaeology Digital Library [chapter]

Carlos Monroy, Nicholas Parks, Richard Furuta, Filipe Castro
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We are creating a Nautical Archaeology Digital Library that will a) efficiently catalog, store, and manage artifacts and ship remains along with associated information from underwater archeological excavations  ...  In Nautical Archaeology, the study of components and objects creates a complex environment for scholars and researchers.  ...  Therefore, we must also support the archeologist in both the connected and connectionless work environments; in essence, we propose a mobile ubiquitous digital library system.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11863878_64 fatcat:auzv3z4vivaxlnpvhddet7jx2e
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