CONFERENCE PAPERS IN ORDER BY AUTHOR

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Note that, other than keynote presentations and some invited papers as indicated, each paper presented at the conference was fully refereed to DEST standards. That is, in a single-blind two-round process, at least two members of a national review panel have reviewed each paper.


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Podcast Pdf Dey Alexander, Dey Alexander Consulting, Vic
Usability versus accessibility: best friends or worst enemies?
Podcast Pdf Greg Anderson and Alison Rigby, University of Newcastle, NSW
Internet café or learning environment? The University of Newcastle's Information Common after the first 18 months
Podcast Pdf Laurie Atkinson, City of Boroondara, Vic and others
Digital practice: Picture NSW and the development of guidelines for local digitising programs
Podcast Pdf Marie-Louise Ayres, Judith Pearce and Dianne Dahlitz, National Library of Australia, ACT
Bringing the stories to the people: online sound at the National Library of Australia
  Pdf Prashanth Balajapally, Sai Spurthi Institute of Technology, India and others
Multilingual book reader: transliteration, word-to-word translation and full-text translation
Podcast Pdf Prof. Narayanaswamy Balakrishnan, Associate Director, Indian Institute of Science
Universal Digital Library - connecting users to digital contents
  Pdf Phanindra Bandaru, Institute of Aeronautical Engineering in
Multilingual book reader: transliteration, word-to-word translation and full-text translation
Podcast Pdf Martin Borchert, Griffith University, Qld
Changing user behaviour using a digital repository system
Podcast Pdf Kevin Bradley, National Library of Australia, ACT
Digital sustainability and digital repositories
Podcast Pdf Tony Brooks, Sarah Field and Zan Li, City Library, Vic
If you can't buy it, build it: adapting a generic commercial application to meet specific organisation goals
Podcast Pdf Warwick Cathro, National Library of Australia
Improving information infrastructure: recent activities of the National Library of Australia
Podcast   Vinod Chachra, Chairman & CEO, VTLS Inc, USA
The role of the library as an extension of the mind
Podcast Pdf Geoff Chamberlain, North Shore Libraries and Jeff Shaw, North Shore City Council, New Zealand
Consortium - the way of the future
Podcast   Daniel Clancy, Engineering Director Google Print project, Google, USA
Google Book Search: Making all the world's books fully searchable
Podcast Pdf Ross Coleman, University of Sydney Library, NSW
Sydney University Press: publication, business and the digital library
Podcast Pdf Anita Crotty, University of Canberra, ACT
Would you like a LOMS with your ILMS? Converging the library and learning management systems
Podcast Pdf Dianne Dahlitz, National Library of Australia, ACT in
Bringing the stories to the people: online sound at the National Library of Australia
Podcast Pdf Vincent Dale , Lake Macquarie City Library , NSW in
Digital practice: Picture NSW and the development of guidelines for local digitising programs
Podcast Pdf Susan Faine, Jewish Museum Of Australia, Vic in
Questions of terminology and classification in digitising a Jewish Culture Heritage Collection
Podcast Pdf Sarah Field, City Library, Vic in
If you can't buy it, build it: adapting a generic commercial application to meet specific organisation goals
Podcast Pdf Shirley Firth, State Library of Victoria in
Heritage Map Digitisation: an adventure in applying aspects of Digital Preservation Policy
Podcast Pdf Stephanie Foott and Simon Huggard, Monash University Library, Vic
A usability study of the library catalogue at Monash University Library
Podcast Pdf Ellen Forsyth, State Library of New South Wales, NSW in
Digital practice: Picture NSW and the development of guidelines for local digitising programs
Podcast Pdf David Funnell, Eastern Regional Libraries, Vic
Brushtail - an open source library intranet
  Pdf Madhavi Ganapathiraju, Carnegie Mellon University, India in
Multilingual book reader: transliteration, word-to-word translation and full-text translation
Podcast Pdf Lily Gao, Bureau of Meteorology, Vic
Accessing and using Australian university libraries' online information services - offshore experience
Podcast Pdf Lynne Horwood, University of Melbourne, Vic in
Supporting e-research at the University of Melbourne
Podcast Pdf Simon Huggard, Monash University Library, Vic in
A usability study of the library catalogue at Monash University Library
Podcast Pdf Jane Hunter, DSTC, University of Queensland
Scientific models - a user-oriented approach to the integration of scientific data and digital libraries
Podcast Pdf Sandra Jeffries and Corey Wallis, University of Southern Queensland Library
Exploring the application of RSS for library staff professional development and SDI services
Podcast Pdf Graeme Johanson, Monash University, Vic in
Libraries, ICT policy, and Australian civil society: issues and prospects from national consultations
Podcast Pdf Sharon Karasmanis, La Trobe University, Vic
Online Tutorials: delivering training in VDX Document Delivery to end users - on campus, off campus and offshore
Podcast Pdf Ebe Kartus, Deakin University, Vic in
A rose by any other name?: from AACR2 to Resource Description and Access
Podcast Pdf Deidre Kiorgaard, National Library of Australia, ACT and Ebe Kartus, Deakin University, Vic
A rose by any other name?: from AACR2 to Resource Description and Access
Podcast Pdf John Laurie, University of Auckland Library, New Zealand
Reviving the past: the Early New Zealand Books Online Project at the University of Auckland Library
Podcast Pdf Christine Lewis, Public Library Services, SA
Wireless technology for South Australian public libraries: pilot project 2005
Podcast Pdf Zan Li, City Library, Vic in
If you can't buy it, build it: adapting a generic commercial application to meet specific organisation goals
Podcast Pdf Damian Lodge, Charles Sturt University, NSW
What can librarians learn from the Internet's 10 most popular sites?
Podcast Pdf Jo Manuel, Public Library Services, SA
Impact of IT trainees in rural communities
Podcast Pdf Willard McCarty, Reader in Humanities Computing, King's College London
Individual matrix, communal workshop and "the living condition of the human mind"
Podcast Pdf Peter McGrath and Shirley Firth, State Library of Victoria
Heritage Map Digitisation: an adventure in applying aspects of Digital Preservation Policy
Podcast Pdf Anat Meitar, Jewish Museum Of Australia, Vic
Questions of terminology and classification in digitising a Jewish Culture Heritage Collection
  Pdf Paul Mercieca, RMIT University, Vic
Changing patterns in scholarly publishing: interim report on ARC funded research project
Podcast   Terry Morrow, JISC, UK
Introducing Shibboleth in the UK: a progress report

(Invited paper - not peer reviewed)
Podcast Pdf Joanne Ng, Curtin University of Technology, WA in
"Too many systems, too little time": integrating an eprint repository into a University publications system
Podcast Pdf Barry Nunn, State Library of New South Wales
Putting the pieces together: connectivity, content and confidence
Podcast Pdf Ksenija Obradovic, University of Auckland Library, New Zealand
Intrepid traveller: the University of Auckland Library on the e-book journey
Podcast Pdf Micheala O'Donovan, National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa in
National, cross-sector, collaborative projects that worked at the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa
Podcast Pdf Sandy Payette, Researcher and Co-Director of the Fedora Project, Cornell Information Science, Cornell University, USA
Choosing technology that can evolve with user needs: a service-oriented approach to e-research, e-scholarship and advanced scholarly publication
Podcast Pdf Geoff Payne, La Trobe University, Vic in
The ARROW Project after 2 years: are we hitting our targets?
Podcast Pdf Judith Pearce, National Library of Australia, ACT in
Bringing the stories to the people: online sound at the National Library of Australia
Podcast Pdf Judy Peppard, Practico, Vic in
Digital practice: Picture NSW and the development of guidelines for local digitising programs
Podcast Pdf Anna Raunik, State Library of Queensland
An investigation of streaming - webcasting and webconferencing technologies in the US and UK (2004 VALA Travel Scholar)
  Pdf Raj Reddy, Carnegie Mellon University, India and others
Multilingual book reader: transliteration, word-to-word translation and full-text translation
Podcast Pdf Alison Rigby, University of Newcastle, NSW in
Internet café or learning environment? The University of Newcastle's Information Common after the first 18 months
Podcast Pdf Fiona Rigby, Micheala O'Donovan and Sam Searle National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa
National, cross-sector, collaborative projects that worked at the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa
Podcast   Sabina Robertson, University of Melbourne, Vic
Reaching postgraduate students across the Web: a librarian's experience of participating in the development of an online programme

(Invited paper - not peer reviewed)
Podcast Pdf Don Schauder, Graeme Johanson, and Wal Taylor Monash University, Vic
Libraries, ICT policy, and Australian civil society: issues and prospects from national consultations
Podcast Pdf Sam Searle National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa in
National, cross-sector, collaborative projects that worked at the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa
Podcast Pdf Jeff Shaw, North Shore City Council, New Zealand in
Consortium - the way of the future
Podcast   Lloyd Sokvitne, State Library of Tasmania, TAS
Rediscovering metadata: an outcomes-oriented approach

(Invited paper - not peer reviewed)
Podcast Pdf Shirley Sullivan, University of Melbourne, Vic in
Supporting e-research at the University of Melbourne
Podcast Pdf Wal Taylor Monash University, Vic in
Libraries, ICT policy, and Australian civil society: issues and prospects from national consultations
Podcast Pdf Peter Thompson, La Trobe University Library, Vic
'Does it matter if the users are actually dead?' A database to re-connect with the borrowers and collection of a hundred year old library
Podcast Pdf Andrew Treloar, Monash University and ARROW Project, Vic
The Monash University Information Management Strategy: from development to implementation
Podcast Pdf Andrew Treloar, Monash University, Vic and Geoff Payne, La Trobe University, Vic
The ARROW Project after 2 years: are we hitting our targets?
Podcast Pdf Sean Volke, Thomson Gale, NSW
Encouraging interaction online: the emerging roles of blogs/wikis/RSS in fostering and encouraging user participation
Podcast Pdf Corey Wallis, University of Southern Queensland Library in
Exploring the application of RSS for library staff professional development and SDI services
Podcast Pdf Andrew Wells, University of New South Wales
The Dictionary of Australian Artists Online: an introduction
Podcast Pdf Derek Whitehead, Swinburne University, Vic in
Digital practice: Picture NSW and the development of guidelines for local digitising programs
Podcast Pdf Britta Woldering, Senior Librarian, Die Deutsche Bibliothek, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Connecting with users: Europe and multilinguality
Podcast Pdf Julie Woodland and Joanne Ng, Curtin University of Technology, WA
"Too many systems, too little time": integrating an eprint repository into a University publications system
Podcast Pdf Eve Young, Lynne Horwood and Shirley Sullivan, University of Melbourne, Vic
Supporting e-research at the University of Melbourne

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