Location: Trinity College Dublin Library

Date: 26 Jun

The Library of Trinity College Dublin (TCD) has been cultivating an open innovation research model in partnership with a number of Trinity research centres. The ADAPT Centre and the Library are pleased to showcase some of the novel library technology related research being undertaken by TCD students and staff.

The showcase will be of interest to information professionals, librarians, archivists, computer scientists, and those working in digital humanities.

This is a highly interactive event and attendees are strongly encouraged to engage with the tech projects on display. Light refreshments will be served throughout the morning.


09.00 – 09.15 Welcome + Opening Remarks

09.15 – 10.00 Research Pitches Session 1

10.00 – 10.45 Tech Demonstrations

10.45 – 11.30 Research Pitches Session 2

11.30 – 12.15 Tech Demonstrations

12.15 – 12.30 Wrap up + final remarks

Register online.

Dr Joeran Beel – Mr DLib: Related-Article Recommendations for Digital Libraries As A Service.

Lucy McKenna – NAISC: A Linked Data Interlinking Approach for the Library Domain

Gary Munnelly – Digitally Exploring Fantasy Worlds: Which Way to the Ankh-Morpork Post Office?

Kieran Fraser and Bilal Yousuf – Push-Notifications and Visual User Control: Scrutable, Persuasive & Personalised

Kieran is currently undertaking a PhD in Computer Science at the ADAPT Centre, Trinity College Dublin. His research is in the field of Personalisation and current work includes Mobile Notification Management through Ubiquitous Data Modeling and Context-aware computing.


Bilal is a post-doctoral research fellow at the ADAPT Centre, Trinity College Dublin. His research focuses on the area of visual presentation and exploration of data in Online Learning Environments, visual narratives and personalisation. Bilal’s PhD thesis focused on the generation of explorable visual narratives and their presentation.


Jeremy Debattista – Understanding Information Professionals: A Survey on the Quality of Linked Data Sources for Digital Libraries

Jeremy is a research fellow in the Knowledge and Data Engineering Group and ADAPT Centre. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Bonn. His thesis addressed data quality issues in Linked Data, looking at techniques to efficiently assess large linked datasets and modelling of quality metadata.

Joe Lakes – Digital Collections: Unlocking access to the Library’s Treasures.