2004 APEC Workshop on
Resource Sharing in Digital Libraries

  16-19 March 2004
The Howard Plaza Hotel Taipei, Taiwan
Sponsored by
Institute of Information Sciences, Academia Sinica
National Science Council, Taiwan
Technology R/D Division, National Digital Archives Program Office, Taiwan
URL: http://www.iis.sinica.edu.tw/APEC04

Workshop Goal
  Digital library development has great potential for every member economy to transform digital divide into digital opportunity.  This workshop program aims to provide a forum for member economies to share their experience in the digital library development and explore ways on cooperation and collaboration of digital libraries.  In the workshop Chinese Taipei, the host of the workshop, also plans to share with APEC member economies their experiences of the practices on a national-scale Digital Archives Project.


  Workshop Format
  This four-day interdisciplinary workshop will include invited speeches by internationally recognized experts, oral presentations, and panel discussion sessions.  In the first two days, it will offer a series of training courses including tutorials and practice experiences to interested participants who might not have much background in the area of digital libraries/archives.  The last two days will be a joint conference meeting with the 2004 International Conference on Digital Archive Technologies (http://www.iis.sinica.edu.tw/ICDAT04), a two-day international conference meeting with an emphasis on more advanced topics.  All of the training courses and technical presentations will be focused on topics related to the digital library and archive technologies, especially their applications to resource sharing including, but not limited to the following:
  1. Cooperation and collaboration of digital libraries
  2. Technologies and tools for advanced interoperable digital library systems
  3. Digital library technologies in resource sharing
  4. Digital library support for collections of distributed resources
  5. New knowledge about archival storage and preservation
  6. Experience sharing of best practices in digital library development
  7. Applications of digital libraries in education and training environments
  Workshop Venue and Date

The workshop will be held in the Howard Plaza Hotel Taipei on March 16-19, 2004.


  Workshop Chairman

Dr. Der-Tsai Lee, Academia Sinica


  Program Chair

Jan-Ming Ho, Academia Sinica


  Program Co-Chair

Lee-Feng Chien, Academia Sinica


  Program Committee

Jun Adachi, National Institute of Informatics, Japan

Chao-Chen Chen, National Normal University, Taiwan

Hsinchun Chen, University of Arizona, USA

Hsin-Hsi Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Hsueh-Hua Chen, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Keh-Jiann Chen, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Key-Sun Choi, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Tyng-Ruey Chuang, Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Jieh Hsiang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Tetsuya Ishikawa, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Noriko Kando, National Institute of Informatics, Japan

Mun-Kew Leong, Kent Ridge Digital Labs, Singapore

Gary Geunbae Lee, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Korea

Michael Lyu, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

William Mischo, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Sung Hyun Myaeng, Information & Communications University, Korea

Hwee Tou Ng, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Yen-Jen Oyang, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

Lim Ee Peng, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Von-Wen Soo, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

William E. Underwood, Georgia Tech Research Institute, USA

Ian Witten, Waikato University, New Zealand

Kam-Fai Wong, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Christopher C. Yang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 


  Contact Person

Ms. Andrea Chen
Institute of Information Science
Academia Sinica, Nankang,
Taipei, Taiwan
Tel: 886-2-27883799 ext. 2204
Fax: 886-2-27824814
E-mail: achen@iis.sinica.edu.tw