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All rooms are located in this building

Day 1, September 7, 2022

The conference room 1

09:00 AM – 11:00 AM NDLTD board meeting – the first part

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Coffee break (cafeteria)

11:30 AM – 01:00 PM NDLTD board meeting – the second part

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM Lunch break (cafeteria)

The main amphitheater

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Workshop: Serbian landscape for ETD repositories – state of the art and challenges

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Coffee break (cafeteria)

11:00 AM – 01:00 PM Workshop: Serbian landscape for ETD repositories – further steps and projects

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM Lunch break (cafeteria)

02:00 PM – 02:15 PM Opening session

02:15 PM – 03:15 PM The opening keynote speaker

03:15 PM – 03:30 PM Coffee break (cafeteria)

03:30 PM – 05:00 PM Technology fair – Sponsors’ products presentation

  • ProQuest
  • Elsevier
  • Turnitin
  • EBSCO
  • Levi9
Day 2, September 8, 2022

The conference room 1

09:00 AM – 10:30 AM Workshop: ETD Best Practices, Austin McLean

The main amphitheater

09:00 AM – 10:30 AM Session: ETD repository infrastructures (3 papers)

Aman Ahuja, Chenyu Mao, Chongyu He, Jianchi Wei and Edward A. Fox. Analyzing and Navigating ETDs Using Topic Models.

Joel Azzopardi. URECA – the Research Ethics and Data Protection Online Review Platform used by the University of Malta

Mirjana Brković, Tatjana Tošić and Tatjana Zubić. From idea to functional ETD: experiences from the University of Novi Sad, Serbia

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Coffee break (cafeteria)

11:00 AM – 01:00 PM Session: Open Science and ETDs

Andrew Mckenna-Foster, Mark Hahnel and Maria Cotera. Open Science ETDs and Institutional Repositories: Making Research Data FAIRer

Sonja Bezjak and Janez Stebe. Data FAIRness at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Biljana Kosanović and Vladimir Otašević. The analysis of the contribution of dissertations openness in the advancement of Open Science in Serbia

Behrooz Rasuli, Joachim Schöpfel, Michael Boock and Brenda Van Wyk. Failing FAIRness: A Survey on ETD Embargo Periods in Institutional Repositories

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM Lunch break (cafeteria)

02:00 PM – 03:15 PM The poster session (10 posters)

03:15 PM – 03:30 PM Coffee break (cafeteria)

03:30 PM – 05:00 PM Session: Cataloguing ETDs

Cecilia Kasonde, Adrian Chisale and Lighton Phiri. Empirical Evaluation of ETD-ms Compliance in Institutional Repositories

Tatjana Brzulović Stanisavljević and Dragana Stolic. The challenges of current and retrospective digital archiving of doctoral dissertations: towards integration of several university collections at the University Library “Svetozar Marković” in Belgrade

Sangeeta Narang and Manoj Kumar K. Understanding Metadata Item Record for Electronic Theses and Dissertations in Institutional Repositories

07:00 PM Conference dinner (Restaurant Terrace)

Day 3, September 9, 2022

The main amphitheater

09:00 AM – 10:30 AM Session: State-of-the-art Analyses

Alcidina Cunha Costa. Who is keeping an eye on FAIR principles?

Brijesh Kumar Verma and Dr. R. Sarangapani. Citation analysis of social work ETDs available at Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai @IR from 2001 to 2019: A study.

Lazarus Matizirofa and Dr. Daisy Selematsela. A case study analysis of the accessibility, dissemination, networked infrastructure, and alignment for scholarly communication through ETDs for postgraduate research in South African universities

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Coffee break (cafeteria)

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM The closing keynote speaker

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM The closing session

01:00 PM – 02:00 PM Lunch

02:00 PM Novi Sad walking tour