Archive for July, 2007

Congratulations, Veronica!

Ian Witten. Thursday, July 5th, 2007.

Veronica Liesaputra won the “Best Demo” prize at the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries in Vancouver, Canada (19-22 June 2007) for her work on realistic electronic books. To see some of the beautiful books that she has produced, visit nzdl.org/books. To see them in a Greenstone collection, look here. (You switch can switch this facility on in the Preferences menu. To make the book option available, switch on HTMLPlug’s tidy_html option.)

Upcoming Greenstone workshops

Ian Witten. Thursday, July 5th, 2007.

I am planning to conduct these Greenstone workshops:

9 July 2007 Kuching, Malaysia: One-day workshop (see http://cita07.org)

19-20 Sept 2007 New York City: Introductory and One-Day Workshops (contact Anthony Troncale, atroncale [at] metro.org

1-5 Oct 2007 University of Namibia: 5-day course (contact John Rose, john.rose1 [at] free.fr)

10 Dec 2007 Hanoi, Vietnam: One-day workshop at ICADL (see http://icadl2007.vista.gov.vn/)

We just finished a very successful UNESCO-sponsored 4-day workshop at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji.