Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Berlin School of Library and Information Science

Projects & Activities

Projects


i4G - Shaping the iSchools' Identity and Interaction in a Globalized World

 

Goal:

A diversity map and a knowledge graph to capture and display the conceptual diversity and the interdisciplinary orientation of the iSchools.

Period:
09 / 2019 – 09 / 2021
Coordinator:
Gobinda Chowdhury, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK
Funding:
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Documents:

 


Development of a classification for interdisciplinary research fields within the framework of the Core Data Set Research

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Period:
01 / 2020 – 12 / 2020
Project management:
Contact person at the IBI:
Creation of the Classification:
Funding:
BMBF und allen 16 Bundesländern (KDSFF2020B)
Documents:

 


re3data COREF (Community Driven Open Reference for Research Data Repositories)

 

Goal:

Further development of the directory for research data repositories into a central open science service

Period:
01 / 2020 – 12 / 2022
Documents:

 


SoNAR (IDH): Interfaces to Data for Historical Social Network Analysis and Research

 

Goal:

Examination and evaluation approaches to build and operate an advanced research technology environment supporting Historical Network Analysis and related research.

Period:
07 / 2019 – 06 / 2021
Documents:

CLUBS: Overcoming language barriers – Cross-lingual search of bibliographic metadata

Clubs Projekt
Goal:
to design and evaluate a system to translate user queries based on machine translation and multilingual mapped controlled vocabularies in the PubPsych bibliographic information portal
Period:
07 / 2016 – 06 / 2019
Funding:
SAW Leibniz Wettbewerb (Leibniz Gemeinschaft WGL)
Documents:
Stiller, J. & Petras, V. (2017). Evaluation plan for the CLUBS project. https://www.clubs-project.eu/assets/publications/project/CLUBS_evaluation_plan_1.1_b98b85a.pdf

Understanding the Information Seeking Behavior and Digital Skills of Refugee Migrants during the Job Seeking Process

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Goal:
  • To examine the information seeking behavior of refugee migrants in Germany while pursuing a job, a training position, or following an educational path on the Internet
  • To position competencies of refugee migrants on a digital skill scale and analyze how they approach information-seeking tasks
Period:
02 / 2018 - 10 / 2018
Coordinator:
Dr. Violeta Trkulja; Dr. Juliane Stiller
Documents:
Assessing Digital Skills of Refugee Migrants during Job Orientation in Germany
Stiller, J and Trkulja, V
In: iConference 2018

Europeana DSI-2 - Access to Digital Resources of European Heritage

Europeana
Goal:
to evaluate processes contributing to multilingual features & to define metrics for "multilingual quality" of data
(Task lead 6.8.2 Measure and enhance multilingual performance)
Period:
07 / 2016 – 08 / 2017
Coordinator:
Documents:

Stiller, J., Manguinhas, H.; Freire, N., Hill, T., Isaac, A. (2017). D6.5: Report on Quality Metrics and Improvement of Multilinguality in Europeana.

Petras, V. and Stiller, J. (2017). A Decade of Evaluating Europeana - Constructs, Contexts, Methods & Criteria. Proceedings of TPDL 2017. Thessaloniki, Greece, September 2017.

Petras, V., Hill, T., Stiller, J., Gäde, M. (2017). Europeana - a Search Engine for Digitised Cultural Heritage Material. Datenbank-Spektrum: 1-6.

Manguinhas, H., Freire, N., Isaac, A., Stiller, J., Charles, V., Soroa, A., Simon, Rainer, Alexiev, V. (2016). Exploring comparative evaluation of semantic enrichment tools for cultural heritage metadata (pp. 266–278). Proceedings of TPDL 2017 the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, Springer International Publishing.


Europeana v3.0

Europeana v3.0
Goal:
to investigate and support multilingual best practices for Europeana and other digital libraries
(Task lead WP2 Facilitation)
Period:
06 / 2014 – 05 / 2015
Coordinator:
Documents:
Stiller, J. (Ed.) Petras, V. (Contributor) (2016). White Paper on Best Practices for Multilingual Access to Digital Libraries. Europeana White Paper.

DM2E- Digitized Manuscripts to Europeana

DM2E
Goal:
to develop a workflow for data migration to Europeana and to develop a suite of tools for humanities scholarship
(Project coordination)
Period:
03 / 2013 – 01 / 2015
Coordinator:
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Documents:
Baierer, K., Dröge, E., Petras, V. and Trkulja, V. (2014). Linked Data Mapping Cultures: An Evaluation of Metadata Usage and Distribution in a Linked Data Environment. Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, Austin, TX, October 2014.

Europeana v2.0

Europeana
Goal:
to develop innovative multilingual access scenarios
(Task lead WP7 Innovation)
Period:
08 / 2011 – 05 / 2014
Coordinator:
Documents:

Stiller, J., Olensky, M. and Petras, V. (2014). A Framework for the Evaluation of Automatic Metadata Enrichments. Proceedings of MTSR 2014: 8th Metadata and Semantics Research Conference, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences Germany, November 27-29, 2014.

Stiller, J., Petras, V., Gäde, M. and Isaac, A. (2014). Automatic Enrichments with Controlled Vocabularies in Europeana: Challenges and Consequences. Proceedings of the International Conference on Cultural Heritage (EUROMED), Cyprus, November 2014.


PROMISE - Participative Research Laboratory for Multimedia and Multilingual Information Systems Evaluation

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Goal:
to provide virtual and open laboratory for research and experimentation of complex multimodal and multilingual information systems
(Task lead WP6 Evaluation Activities)
Period:
09 / 2010 – 08 / 2013
Coordinator:
Universität Padova, Italien
Funding:
European Commission, FP7 ICT 2009.4.3 Intelligent Information Management, Network of Excellence
Documents:

Petras, V., Bogers, T., Toms, E., Hall, M., Savoy, J., Malak, P., Pawlowski, A., Ferro, N., Masiero, I. (2013). Cultural Heritage in CLEF (CHiC) 2013. Forner, P., Müller, H., Paredes, R., Rosso, P., Stein, B. (Eds.) Information Access Evaluation. Multilinguality, Multimodality, and Visualization: 4th International Conference of the CLEF Initiative, CLEF 2013, Valencia, Spain, September 23-26, 2013. Proceedings. Berlin / Heidelberg: Springer. [Lecture Notes for Computer Science; 8138]: 192-211.

Järvelin, A. et al. (2013). D2.4 Use case inventory and final specification of the evaluation tasks.

Petras, V., Stiller, J. and Gäde, M. (2012). Building for Success (?) – Evaluating Digital Libraries in the Cultural Heritage Domain. In: Recent Developments in the Design, Construction and Evaluation of Digital Libraries. Colleen Cool & Kwong Bor Ng (Eds.) Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Braschler, M., K. Choukri, N. Ferro, A. Hanbury, J. Karlgren, H. Müller, V. Petras, E. Pianta, M. de Rijke and G. Santucci (2010). A PROMISE for Experimental Evaluation. Multilingual and Multimodal Information Access Evaluation. International Conference of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum, CLEF 2010. M. Agosti, N. Ferro, C. Peters, M. de Rijke and A. Smeaton Eds.). Padua, Italy, September 2010, Springer. [Lecture Notes for Computer Science; 6360].


GALATEAS - Generalized Analysis of Logs for Automatic Translation and Episodic Analysis of Searches

Galateas
Goal:
to develop web services for log file analysis of digital libraries & query translation
(Lead WP7 Evaluation)
Period:
04 / 2010 – 03 / 2013
Coordinator:
Xerox Research, France
Documents:

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EuropeanaConnect

Europeana Connect
Goal:
to develop of multilingual components for Europeana
(Lead WP2)
Period:
05 / 2009 – 10 / 2011 Multilingual Access to Content
Documents:

Petras, V. (2011). D2.7.1 Report on Multilingual Access Strategies to Digital Libraries.

Gäde, M., V. Petras and Stiller, J. (2010). Which Log for Which Information? Gathering Multilingual Data from Different Log File Types. Multilingual and Multimodal Information Access Evaluation. International Conference of the Cross-Language Evaluation Forum, CLEF 2010. M. Agosti, N. Ferro, C. Peters, M. de Rijke and A. Smeaton (Eds.). Padua, Italy, September 2010, Springer. [Lecture Notes for Computer Science; 6360].


Events organized by the Research Group

Clubs Projekt

Overcoming language barriers - Cross-lingual retrieval of bibliographic metadata with neural machine translation. Final Project Workshop at Saarland Informatics Campus, Saarbrücken, 7th June 2019

https://www.clubs-project.eu

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Charting the Future of Forced Migration Research in Information Science. International Workshop at University of Maryland College of Information Studies, Washington, DC, 31 March 2019

https://www.ibi.hu-berlin.de/de/forschung/information_retrieval/projekte-aktivitaeten/iConference2019

DARIAH-EU

Measuring Change in Digital Humanities: Workshop on Impact Factors and Success Criteria. Berlin School of Library and Information Science, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 21-22 June 2018

https://www.ibi.hu-berlin.de/de/forschung/information_retrieval/projekte-aktivitaeten/workshop-dariah-eu

Isi2017

Everything Changes, Everything Stays the Same? Understanding Information Spaces. 15th International Symposium of Information Science (ISI 2017), Berlin, Germany, 13th—15th March 2017.

www.isi2017.de

iConference

Evaluating Cultural Heritage Information Systems. Workshop at the iConference Newport Beach, CA 2015.

https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/73788 http://ischools.org/the-iconference/about-the-iconference/iconference-2015-summary/

Isi2015

Local Organizing Team für die iConference 2014 in Berlin, Deutschland.

http://ischools.org/the-iconference/about-the-iconference/iconference-2014-summary/

Europeana Connect

Multilinguality in Information Access to Digital Libraries: User Needs and Evaluation of multilingual resources use. MLIA4DL 2009, 9 September 2009, Trento (Italy). Workshop at the International Conference on Digital Libraries and the Semantic Web 2009 (ICSD2009).

http://www.europeanaconnect.eu/MLIA4DL09Workshop.php


Selected Activities

2020DFG AWBI - Ausschuss für Wissenschaftliche Bibliotheken und Informationssysteme(Committee on Scientific Library Services and Information Systems) (Vivien Petras member).
2017Netzwerk Flüchtlingsforschung(network refugee research) (Juliane Stiller and Violeta Trkulja member)
2016Europeana Data Quality Committee (Juliane Stiller member).
2016Fachgruppe Informationskompetenz: Development of a qualification profile for "Teaching Librarians" (Maria Gäde member)
2015Competence Centre for Bibliometrics (Vivien Petras Head of advisory board).
2015Q-Tutorien des Bologna Lab Project for teaching enhancement (Maria Gäde member of selection committee)
2013Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences (GESIS) (Vivien Petras Board of Trustees member).
2011Leibniz-Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID) (Vivien Petras Advisory board member).
2017-2019Evaluation of the DFG Specialized Information Services Programme (FID Fachinformationsdienste). German Research Foundation (DFG) (Vivien Petras Expert committee member).
2015-2019DARIAH-EU Working group on impact factors and success criteria (Juliane Stiller chairperson).
2013-2015Working Group Fächerklassifikation (Discipline classification) at Wissenschaftsrat (German Council of Science and Humanities) for Kerndatensatz Forschung (research data sets) project (Vivien Petras working group chair).
2011-2013Coordination of the CHIC Cultural Heritage in CLEF tracks of the Cross-Language Information Retrieval Forum.
2010-2011Working group Information Literacy / Education of the Kommission Zukunft der Informationsinfrastruktur (KII). Eine Initiative der Leibniz-Gemeinschaft im Auftrag der GWK.
2008-2009Coordination of the German part of the CLEF TEL (The European Library) Ad-Hoc Track.

iLab

The iLab is a joint information science research laboratory for information behavior and information retrieval optimized for information experience and usability research.