Teacher: Peter Stockinger, Full professor at the Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales (I.Na.L.C.O) and director of the ESCoM research lab at the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme (FMSH) in Paris.
Dr. Leonardo Romei, Facoltà di Scienze della Comunicazione - Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; ESCoM research lab at the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme (FMSH) in Paris.
1/ In taking the French Audiovisual Research Archive (ARA) Program and its different audiovisual web portals as a reference model, discussion of the main challenges that digital libraries are facing with respect to:
a multilingual and multicultural knowledge market;
a huge diversity of user profils and contexts of uses of digital knowledge resources.
2/ Presentation and discussion of a typical work flow in the production, diffusion and preservation of digital resources.
3/ Introduction to the semiotic and cognitive processing of digital audiovisual source documents in order to attune them to specific user expectations and/or contexts of uses.