18January201713:30 — 17:30
Discovery and Discoverability: New ideas, techniques and products.
This seminar is to be held at Chancellors Hall, Senate House, London and will provide an update on new ideas, techniques, tools and products in library, publishing and scholarly discovery systems. With such systems now embedded in publisher websites, in library services and through general web searching, it might be imagined that there is little need for further innovation.
This meeting will focus on recent developments including a keynote presentation from Mounia Lalmas, the Research Director of Yahoo, on Social Media and Discovery and presentations from Dr Emine Yilmaz, Reader at UCL and consultant to Microsoft on advances in search and retrieval systems and Michael Upshall on the potential application of AI.
Two new publications on improving Search in Europeana Collections Theseus and Ariadne by Crispijn van de Passe, 1602 - 1607, Rijksmuseum…