Asian Digital Libraries. Looking Back 10 Years and Forging by Clara M. Chu (auth.), Dion Hoe-Lian Goh, Tru Hoang Cao,

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By Clara M. Chu (auth.), Dion Hoe-Lian Goh, Tru Hoang Cao, Ingeborg Torvik Sølvberg, Edie Rasmussen (eds.)

The overseas convention on Asian electronic Libraries (ICADL) is likely one of the prime foreign meetings in electronic libraries examine. The convention has come far considering the fact that its inception in 1998 because the First Asia electronic Library Workshop held in Hong Kong. seeing that then, the convention has traveled around the Asian continent and has been hosted via Taiwan (ICADL 1999), Seoul, Korea (ICADL 2000), Bangalore, India (ICADL 2001), Singapore (ICADL 2002), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (ICADL 2003), Shanghai, China (ICADL 2004), Bangkok, Thailand (ICADL 2005), and Kyoto, Japan (ICADL 2006). The 2007 version of the convention marks an incredible milestone within the ICADL sequence. Into its 10th 12 months, the convention matured right into a major accumulating of practitioners, researchers, educators and coverage makers from various disciplines sharing a typical curiosity in advancing electronic libraries examine in Asia. ICADL 2007 was once held in Hanoi, Vietnam in the course of December 10–13, 2007, with the subject matter, “Asian electronic Libraries: in retrospect 10 Years and Forging New Frontiers.” The subject displays upon the expansion of the electronic libraries group and explores new components that the neighborhood may delve into within the coming years.

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In this particular example, rice paddies/Rice Paddies assigned from the Thesaurus for Graphic Materials (TGM) four times (twice with and twice without capitalization). 4 Exploring the Group’s Indexing Terms Additional information on subject term choices is provided to the group as two aggregated listings of all terms assigned to all 15 images — the subject term pool and subject term cloud. These two views are intended to help the students efficiently explore their group’s indexing space. The subject term pool shows the subject terms the group members used in their individual indexing assignments.

On a photograph of boats labeled “Houseboats—Thailand” discussed by three students: #1 If we use "shantyboats," we shouldn't also use "houseboats" because shantyboats is NT to houseboats. If we use "waterfronts" in AAT, we should also use it in TGM. " Whichever we choose, we should use it in TGM as well ("harbors" and "bodies of water" are both TGM terms). #2 Are we certain that they are "Shantyboats"? I would be more comfortable w/ just using "Houseboats". Also, I agree with "Harbors", "Bodies of water" seems too broad to me.

5 Searching Image Metadata The students have access to a simple search interface with two search options available. One option is to search for one or more subject terms in the two subject fields (TGM and AAT). The second is to search for text in the remaining metadata fields, such as title, city, country, notes, etc. Once the query is submitted, the system will display the retrieved images along with the associated metadata. 28 P. W. B. Allen Fig. 2. 6 Tools for the Instructor Image Tagger also provides basic tools for the instructor.

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