CAVAL DIG - Past Activities

Details of previous Digital Interest Group events

 2015 Forum - Weeding and Usage Statistics Forum (18th November 2015 at CAVAL, Bundoora)

  • EBSCO – Usage and consolidation service presented by Jay Glaisyer (EBSCO) [PPTX] 7MB
  • Usage statistics and cost per use - presented by Domenic Iannello (RMIT) [PPTX] 650KB


2013 Forum - Cataloguing Practice for eBooks (8th August 2013 at CAVAL)

  • eBook cataloguing initiatives at OCLC presented by Chris Thewlis (OCLC Australia/New Zealand) [PDF] 2.98MB
  • Workflows and La Trobe practice of cataloguing eBooks presented by Arlene O’Sullivan (La Trobe University Library) [PPTX] 676KB


2011 Forum (18th May 2011 at RMIT University Library)

  • Streaming Video presented by guest speaker Olivia Humphrey from Kanopy [PDF] 17KB


2010 - May Forum (19th May 2010 at University of Melbourne)

2010 - August Forum 
18th August 2010 at University of Melbourne, Parkville

  • University of Melbourne: Ebsco Discovery Service pilot and other developments
  • La Trobe University: Federated search review and Summon implementation
  • Monash University: Tender process and ExLibris Primo implementation
  • Deakin University: Encore 4 and other developments


Online Content Management Systems Forum 
27th May 2009 at University of Melbourne, Parkville

  • Overview of Swets online content management system - Lian Kille and Dave Watson
  • Overview of Ebsco online content management system - Michele Gaca, Regional Sales Manager, EBSCO Information Services Australia

Resource Discovery Forum
29th July 2009 at RMIT University, Melbourne

  • La Trobe University: Reviewing federated search/resource discovery
  • Ballarat University: experience with Ebsco federated search
  • Melbourne University: experience with SFX/Metalib
  • Deakin University: experience with Research Pro & Encore
  • Victoria University: experience with Encore
  • Monash University: recent resource discovery tender experience
  • Swinburne University: recent resource discovery tender experience

ebooks Forum
28th October 2009 at Deakin University, Waterfront Campus, Geelong

  • Deakin University: Deakin workflows using ERM and Libraries Australia records [PDF] 1.04KB
  • La Trobe University: comparing user selection with Librarian/Academic staff selection in NetLibrary
  • RMIT University: testing of ebook readers [PDF] 414KB
  • Monash University: Monash ebook experience 


13th May "Navigating the IP legal maze: copyright and licence issues for e-resources", jointly organised with CRIG.

  • "Relationship between licensing and copyright law present" presented by Gilbert Ducasse [PDF] 75KB
  • "Online learning, open archives, authors, publishers and users" presented by Lisa Smith [PDF] 55KB


29th May "Electronic issues: serials and scholarly publishing in transition"

  • The processing and problems of e-journals at University of Melbourne presented by Margaret Prabhu & Stephen Crothers [PDF] 642KB
  • Publisher packages and the e-journal environment: a Deakin University prspective presented by Gail James [PDF] 60KB
  • Collaborative e-print developments at University of Melbourne presented by Lynne Horwood & Jane Garner [PDF] 844KB