ETD2009 Conference Summary (fwd)

From: Stevan Harnad <>
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2009 00:28:48 +0100

From: John Hagen jhagen2 --
Subject: ETD2009 Conference Summary

Dear Colleagues,
"ETD2009: Bridging the Knowledge Divide," the 12th international symposium
on electronic theses and dissertations, was held June 10-13 at the
University of Pittsburgh. The ETD2009 Conference was organized by the
Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations and co-sponsored by
the University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University.

Conference organizers received over 200 researchers, librarians, graduate
school administrators and information technology professionals from 23
nations who participated in the conference to share their knowledge about
digital library collections, learn about latest trends and standards or to
gain insight into how to establish ETD programs at their institutions.

An illustrated conference summary is now available to help you retrace the
steps of the ETD2009 journey. Conference highlights reconstituted from the
Blog ( ) and other sources are presented in
chronological order. Hyperlinks will take you to online resources,
conference papers and presentation slides, etc. Video is forthcoming for
all plenary sessions. An index to online resources about this conference is
available at the end of the report. For more information, view the ETD2009
Conference Summary ( )or
visit Conference Summary.pdf ( ).


- John


John H. Hagen
Manager, WVU Institutional Repository Program / Coordinator, Electronic
Thesis & Dissertation Program
Board Member, NDLTD
Co-Chair, ETD 2009 Symposium ( )

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