Updated: 22 NOV 99
Additional information is available from the ILSES Web site . (http://www.gamma.rug.nl/ilses)
Action Line C: Library services for access to networked information resources
Call Topic 8: User services based on resource discovery and retrieval
ILSES provides services for end-users and content providers of socio-economic information. End-users can enhance their literature searches via focused access to empirical data which has been used in empirical research of the kind reported in their target literature. ILSES offers alternatives in directing data analysis and searching for specific empirical data for secondary analysis. For content providers, ILSES can increase and improve the utilisation of their information resources, while at the same time reducing their support burden per in-formation request or retrieval.
ILSES is designed as an open system which can be applied to different kinds of library and data holdings. In this project, ILSES relies on:
ILSES addresses the issues of:
The results of the ILSES project will be exploited by transferring the approach to information sources of other disciplines. It is foreseen that the way in which ILSES opens and relates library information and empirical datasets will be of broad interest for other disciplines.
Several concertation meetings were held with the NESSTAR project.
For end-users, ILSES facilitates the integrated access and retrieval of two different kinds of information:
For content providers, ILSES offers tools and procedures for the normalisation, cataloguing and controlled distribution of (distributed) holdings of documentary and data resources.
Major deliverables include:
Documentation can be obtained from the contact below and from the Web at: ILSES Web site
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