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Cross-searching eContent in Higher Education

The Visualising China Project is hosting a one-day workshop in Bristol on Tuesday 21st September, with presentations and discussion on the topic of cross-searching distributed, interrelated, online resources.

Presentations will include:

  • The Visualising China project which currently harvests data linking to two large, separate image collections.
  • Connected Histories project will present their experiences in cross-searching more than 10 online datasets.

The workshop will tackle topics such as harvesting protocols (including OAI-related solutions), presentation layer problems/solutions such as for ranking search results, and scalability/sustainability issues in cross-searching.

The workshop is also interested in receiving more recommendations for speakers and topics for discussion.

If you have suggestions and/or wish to attend please contact Nikki Rogers as soon as possible:

Date: Tuesday 21st September 2010

Venue: ILRT, Bristol

2 replies on “Cross-searching eContent in Higher Education”

Unfortunately I only found out about the workshop too late, I would have enjoyed going. We are looking into this matter, in particular the presentation layer at the moment. We will be looking at protocols later in the year.The project is known as TRENT (internal working name): for the associated wiki

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