ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries

June 13-17, 2011
Ottawa, Canada

Bringing Together Scholars,
Scholarship and Research Data

Hosted by the University of Ottawa

Panels and Invited Briefings

Big Data! Big Deal?

This panel of 3 speakers will be moderated by J. Stephen Downie, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Robert McDonald
Associate Dean of Libraries,University of Indiana at Bloomington

"The HathiTrust Research Center"

Ichiro Fujinaga
Associate Professor, Schulich School of Music, McGill University

The Structural Analysis of Large Amounts of Musical Information (SALAMI) is an international computational musicology project whose goal is to produce structural analyses for a very large amount of music from all over the world—over 300,000 audio recordings. Here structure refers to the partitioning of a piece of music into sections and the grouping together of similar or repeated sections. Having access to a large corpus of music that is already analysed will be of great significance to music scholars, providing new perspectives and insights previously

John Unsworth
Dean and Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urban-Champaign

"Datta-Mine-ing":  You can't make arguments with data you're not given.





Note:  Panels complement the refereed portions of the program with lively discussions of controversial and cutting-edge issues that are not addressed by other program elements. Invited briefings will explain a topic of interest to those building digital libraries - they can be thought of as being mini-tutorials.  The Panels and Briefings chair is Rick Furuta at