DSEA: July 2002 Meeting

July 23, 2002

A Seminar: The National SMETE Digital Library
Tuesday, July 23, 2002
American Geophysical Union
2000 Florida Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

Meeting Agenda

9:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

9:15 - 10:00 a.m.

The National Science Digital Library

An overview of the why, who, and how of the NSDL: What is a digital library? How can the DSEA group better inform the work of the NSDL?

10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Faculty Development

What will it take to encourage faculty to use this resource and to support them in doing so?

10:30 - 10:40 a.m.


10:40 - 11:00 a.m.

Considering the Various Dimensions of the NSDL.

Time to discuss the various interests (community, intellectual property, development, evaluation, etc.) and for DSEA participants to voice their ideas and concerns and to learn about what is already happening in the NSDL community.

11:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Visions of the Future: An Introduction and Break-Out Session

A discussion on where this is going, where it might go, and how the interests of students, science and society will be served.

11:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Reporting Out, Final Questions & Answers

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Considering Next Steps for DSEA and the NSDL

Exploring next steps, collectively as the DSEA, and individually within our various societies and associations.

12:00 p.m.