PERSONALIZING DIGITAL LIBRARIES FOR EDUCATION

Floriana Esposito, Oriana Licchelli, Pasquale Lops, Giovanni Semeraro

Abstract

E-Learning Systems enable students to work with electronic teaching materials, to join online courses, to pass tests, and to communicate with other students or instructors. An important requirement of this systems is the integration of external knowledge management resources into them. The digital libraries are helpful to this purpose because materials of many digital libraries are valuable for learning. The availability of teaching materials provided by an E-Learning Systems can be enlarged by reverting to materials existing in several digital libraries. In this case, it is necessary to find the right document source and to supply the suitable documents basing on the student requirements, also when the student model of the e-learning system is still not available. In this paper, we have focused our attention on the use of user profiles, generated by a personalization system (the Profile Extractor), to improve searching among digital libraries or other generic information sources.

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Esposito F., Licchelli O., Lops P. and Semeraro G. (2004). PERSONALIZING DIGITAL LIBRARIES FOR EDUCATION . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: WSMAI, (ICEIS 2004) ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 279-284. DOI: 10.5220/0002666602790284


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@conference{wsmai04,
author={Floriana Esposito and Oriana Licchelli and Pasquale Lops and Giovanni Semeraro},
title={PERSONALIZING DIGITAL LIBRARIES FOR EDUCATION},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: WSMAI, (ICEIS 2004)},
year={2004},
pages={279-284},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002666602790284},
isbn={972-8865-00-7},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: WSMAI, (ICEIS 2004)
TI - PERSONALIZING DIGITAL LIBRARIES FOR EDUCATION
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - Esposito F.
AU - Licchelli O.
AU - Lops P.
AU - Semeraro G.
PY - 2004
SP - 279
EP - 284
DO - 10.5220/0002666602790284