Alexandros Koulouris

Assistant Professor, Department of Library Science and Information Systems, Technological Educational Institute of Athens

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Personal information Alexandros Koulouris

Education

Awards
  • November 2002 - December 2007
    "Heraclitus Research Scholarship" program of the Ionian University. Sub-project 4: Digital Library Content Access and Distribution Policies". The project was deliverable in the form of a doctoral (PhD) thesis with the title "digital library content access and distribution policies". Funded by Operational Program for Education and Initial Work Experience II (EPEAEK II) and the European Social Fund (ESF).
  • 1999 - 2000
    Scholarship from the Greek State Scholarships Foundation for the academic year 1999 - 2000 (during the third year of studies in Panteion University).

Experience

    Teaching

  • December 2014 - present
    Assistant Professor, Department of Library Science and Information Systems, Technological Educational Institute of Athens (abbreviation: TEI of Athens).
  • June 2010 - December 2014
    Lecturer, Department of Library Science and Information Systems, TEI of Athens.
  • March 2008 - June 2010
    Contract Academic Staff (Scientific), Department of Library Science and Information Systems, TEI of Athens.
  • Profesional

  • May 2009 - June 2010
    Civil servant, Ministry of Finance, Hellenic Republic.
  • November 2006 - March 2009
    Librarian, Central Library, National Technical University of Athens (abbreviation: NTUA).
    Project manager of NTUA Central Library's digital library (DL) and institutional repository (IR).
  • March 1998 - September 2002
    Head librarian, Special Collections Department (ex Deposit Library), Science and Technology Library, National Documentation Centre of Greece (abbreviation: EKT).
  • Additional teaching experience

  • March 2008 - present
    Seminar Lecturer of the ABEKT 5.5 integrated library system; registered at the National Documentation Centre of Greece lecturers' record.
  • October 2006 - present
    Seminar Lecturer, National Accreditation Centre for Continuing Vocational Training.
  • September 2006 - present
    Seminar Lecturer, Institute of Training/National Centre for Public Administration and Local Government.
  • December 2004 - present
    Workshop Lecturer, Association of Greek Librarians and Information Scientists.
  • November 2002 - July 2005
    Teaching assistant (while awarded the "Heraclitus Research Scholarship"), Laboratory on Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing, Archive and Library Sciences Department, Ionian University.

Departmental activities

    Departmental activities

  • January 2014 - September 2014
    Chair of the Information Science Subject Group.
  • June 2013 - present
    Website administrator.
  • January 2012 - December 2013, October 2014 - present
    Vice-Chair of the Information Science Subject Group.
  • June 2010 - present
    Member of the students Work Experience Committee.
  • March 2008 - present
    Teaching of ten courses. Currently teaching:
    Digital Libraries
    Information Policy
    Classification
    All the courses are available (in Greek) at the Department's e-class kerkira.lb.teiath.gr
  • March 2008 - present
    Undergraduate theses supervision.
    Student's work experience supervision.

Research activities

    Participation in projects - programs

  • March 2016 - present
    CrossCult. Empowering reuse of digital cultural heritage in context-aware crosscuts of European history. Project within the framework of Horizon2020 (H2020). Member of the project team.
  • May 2011 - December 2015
    TEI of Athens Library: development of digital services. Project within the Digital Convergence Research Program. Member of the project scientific team.
  • October 2010 - present
    TEI of Athens Work Experience Program for the Department of Library Science and Information Systems. Project within the National Strategic Reference Framework (NSRF) 2007-2013 and 2014-2020, funded by Greece and the European Union. Member of the project scientific team. From January 2014 Head of the project.
  • September 2008 - June 2011
    EuropeanaLocal (EDLocal) project, eConntentPlus program (European Union). Colleague of Veria Central Public Library (the regional content coordinator and aggregator).
  • November 2006 - March 2009
    Development of Digital Services at the National Technical University of Athens Library-Ariadni. Project manager of NTUA Central Library's DL and IR.
  • September 2005 - December 2007
    DELOS (The European Network of Excellence on Digital Libraries) project. Participation in Work Package 7.
  • November 2002 - December 2007
    "Heraclitus Research Scholarship" program of the Ionian University. Sub-project 4: Digital Library Content Access and Distribution Policies". The project was deliverable in the form of a doctoral (PhD) thesis with the title "digital library content access and distribution policies". Funded by Operational Program for Education and Initial Work Experience II (EPEAEK II) and the European Social Fund (ESF).

    Other scientific activities

  • Reviewer: Informatics, New Review of Academic Librarianship, Program, The Electronic Library (TEL), ScienceOpen
  • Organizing Committee Chair, 6th International Conference on Integrated Information (IC-ININFO 2016), Athens, Greece, September 19-22, 2016.
  • Program committee member, 20th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2016), Hannover, Germany, September 5-9, 2016.
  • Program committee member, 19th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2015), Poznan, Poland, September 14-18, 2015.
  • Organizing Committee Chair, 4th International Conference on Integrated Information (IC-ININFO 2014), Madrid, Spain, September 5-8, 2014.
  • Scientific committee member, 22nd EBLIDA_NAPLE Conference, Athens, Greece, May 13-14, 2014.
  • Editorial advisory board, International Journal of Integrated Information Management (IJIMM).
  • Session organizer "3rd Symposium on open access repositories" (co-organized with Prof. Sarantos Kapidakis, Ionian University, Archive and Library Sciences Department, Laboratory on Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing), in the 3rd International Conference on Integrated Information (IC-ININFO 2013), Prague, Czech Republic, September 5-9, 2013.
  • Organizing Committee Chair, 3rd International Conference on Integrated Information (IC-ININFO 2013), Prague, Czech Republic, September 5-9, 2013.
  • Scientific committee member, 21st Hellenic Academic Libraries Conference, Piraeus, Greece, October 18-19, 2012.
  • Session organizer "2nd Symposium on Open access repositories: self-archiving, metadata, content policies, usage" (co-organized with Prof. Sarantos Kapidakis, Ionian University, Archive and Library Sciences Department, Laboratory on Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing), session 5 of the 2nd International Conference on Integrated Information (IC-ININFO 2012), Budapest, Hungary, August 30-September 3, 2012.
  • Organizing Committee Chair, 2nd International Conference on Integrated Information (IC-ININFO 2012), Budapest, Hungary, August 30-September 3, 2012.
  • Session organizer "Open access repositories: self-archiving, metadata, content policies, usage" (co-organized with Prof. Sarantos Kapidakis, Ionian University, Archive and Library Sciences Department, Laboratory on Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing), session 2 of the International Conference on Integrated Information (IC-ININFO 2011), Kos Island, Greece, September 29-October 3, 2011.
  • Organizing Committee Chair, International Conference on Integrated Information (IC-ININFO 2011), Kos Island, Greece, September 29-October 3, 2011.
  • Member of the Europeana Network Association -formerly Europeana Network and Europeana Council of Content Providers and Aggregators (CCPA)- and especially member of the CCPA Ethics Core Group (2011-present). The CCPA Ethics Working Group position paper Ethics for Europeana (and its revised versions) published in November 21, 2011.
  • Program committe member, Harvesting metadata: practices and challenges, workshop, 13th European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL 2009), Corfu, Greece, September 29-October 2, 2009.
  • Member, Laboratory on Information Management, Department of Library Science and Information Systems, TEI of Athens.
  • Member, Laboratory on Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing, Archive and Library Sciences Department, Ionian University.
  • Research interests

  • Digital libraries
  • Digital content policies
    • access
    • dissemination
    • reproduction
  • Information policy
  • Metadata
  • Open access
  • Repositories

Publications

    PhD thesis

  • Koulouris, A. (2007). Digital library content access and distribution policies. PhD thesis. Corfu: Ionian University. [pdf]
    Also available:
    • at the Laboratory on Digtial Libraries and Electronic Puiblishing, Archive and Library Sciences Department, Ionian University, link and

Books

  1. Kyriaki-Manessi, D., & Koulouris, A. (2015). Managing digital content. [e-book] Athens: Hellenic Academic Libraries Link. [url, pdf, epub]

Refereed journal publications

  1. Giannakopoulos, G., Koulouris, A., & Kokkinos, D. (2014). Libraries in crisis: a glimpse over Greece and Cyprus. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 147, 411-417. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  2. Koulouris, A., Moniarou-Papaconstantinou, V., & Kyriaki-Manessi, D. (2014). Austerity measures in Greece and their impact on higher education. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 147, 518-526. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  3. Houssos, N., Stamatis, K., Koutsourakis, P., Kapidakis, S., Garoufallou, E., & Koulouris, A. (2014). Enhanced OAI-PMH services for metadata sharing in heterogeneous environments. Library Review, 63(6/7), 465-489. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  4. Garoufallou, E., Banos, V., & Koulouris, A. (2013). Solving aggregation problems of Greek cultural and educational repositories in the framework of Europeana. International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies (IJMSO), 8(2), 134-144. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  5. Koulouris, A., Kyriaki-Manessi, D., Giannakopoulos, G., & Zervos, S. (2013). Institutional repository policies: best practices for encouraging self-archiving. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 73, 769-776. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  6. Kyriaki-Manessi, D., Koulouris, A., Giannakopoulos, G., & Zervos, S. (2013). Exploratory research regarding faculty attitudes towards the institutional repository and self archiving. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 73, 777-784. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  7. Zervos, S., Kyriaki-Manessi, D., Koulouris, A., & Kouis, D. (2013). Evaluation of the e-class platform of the LIS Dept., TEI of Athens. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 73, 727-735. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  8. Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2012). Policy route map for academic libraries digital content. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science (JOLIS), 44(3), 163-173. (Impact factor: 0.663) [doi, pdf-preprint]
  9. Garoufallou, E., Koulouris, A., Kapidakis. S., & Trohopoulos, I. (2010). Access to Greek cultural content repositories in the framework of Europeanalocal project. e-Journal of Science & Technology (e-JST), 5(5), 22-31. [url, pdf]
  10. Koulouris, A., & Anagnostopoulos, A. (2010). Theses e-submission tool at the National Technical University of Athens. OCLC Systems & Services: International Digital Library Perspectives, 26(2), 123-132. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  11. Ford, J., Zhao, Y., Ye, S., Zhang, S., Makedon, F., Le, Z., Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2010). Visualizing negotiation communications in setting library sharing policies. International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies (IJASS), 3(4), 404-422. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  12. Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2005). Access and reproduction policies of university digital collections. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science (JOLIS), 37(1), 25-33. (Impact factor: 0.663) [doi, pdf-preprint]
  13. Refereed conference publications

  14. Vorgia, F., Triantafyllou, I., & Koulouris, A. (2017). Hypatia Digital Library: a text classification approach based on abstracts. In A. Kavoura, D. Sakas, & P. Tomaras (Eds.), Strategic Innovative Marketing. Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics, pp. 727-733. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  15. Koulouris, A., Sakas, D., & Giannakopoulos, G. (2015). NLP as a communication strategy tool in libraries. In G. Giannakopoulos, D. Sakas, & D. Kyriaki-Manessi (Eds.), AIP Conference Proceedings, Proceedings of the 4thInternational Conference on Integrated Information (IC-ININFO 2014), Madrid, Spain, September 5-8, 2014, vol. 1644, pp. 83-90. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  16. Triantafyllou, I., Koulouris, A., Zervos, S., Dendrinos, M., & Giannakopoulos, G. (2015). Significance of clustering and classification applications in digital and physical libraries. In G. Giannakopoulos, D. Sakas, & D. Kyriaki-Manessi (Eds.), AIP Conference Proceedings, Proceedings of the 4thInternational Conference on Integrated Information (IC-ININFO 2014), Madrid, Spain, September 5-8, 2014, vol. 1644, pp. 133-140. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  17. Koulouris, A., Banos, V., & Garoufallou, E. (2011). Aggregating metadata for Europeana: the Greek paradigm. In G. Giannakopoulos, & D. Sakas (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Integrated Information (IC-ININFO 2011), Kos Island, Greece, September 29-October 3, 2011, pp. 198-201. Piraeus: IDAS. [url, pdf-preprint]
  18. Zervos, S., Koulouris, A., & Giannakopoulos, G. (2011). Intrinsic data obfuscation as the result of book and paper conservation interventions. In G. Giannakopoulos, & D. Sakas (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Integrated Information (IC-ININFO 2011), Kos Island, Greece, September 29-October 3, 2011, pp. 198-201. Piraeus: IDAS. [url, pdf-preprint]
  19. Houssos, N., Stamatis, K., Banos, V., Kapidakis, S., Garoufallou, E., & Koulouris, A. (2011). Implementing enhanced OAI-PMH requirements for Europeana. In S. Gradmann et al. (Ed.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2011), September 25-29, 2011, Lectures Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 6966, pp. 396-407. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  20. Koulouris, A., Garoufallou, E., & Banos, E. (2010). Automated metadata harvesting among Greek repositories in the framework of EuropeanaLocal: dealing with interoperability. In A. Katsirikou & C. Skiadas (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries International Conference (QQML2010), Chania, Crete, Greece, May 25-28, 2010, pp. 331-337. Singapore: World Scientific. [program-abstracts, doi, pdf-preprint]
  21. Koulouris, A., & Garoufallou, E. (2009). Managing cultural heritage content in the context of Europeana. In D. Sakas & K. Andriotis (Eds.), Proceedings of the International Conference on Tourism Development and Management (ICTDM 2009), Kos Island, Greece, September 11-14, 2009, pp. 610-613. Pafos: Scientific Events. [pdf-preprint]
  22. Koulouris, A., Kokkinos, D., Anagnostopoulos, A., & Zidropoulos, S. (2008). Evaluating the NTUA institutional repository. Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD 2008), Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom, June 4-7, 2008. [url, pdf, e-lis]
  23. Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2007). Policy decision tree for academic digital collections. In L. Kovacs, N. Fuhr, & C. Meghini (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL 2007), Budapest, Hungary, September 16-21, 2007, Lectures Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 4675, pp. 481-484. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  24. Koulouris, A., Kokkinos, D., Anagnostopoulos, A., & Tanti, M. (2007). The institutional repository of NTUA: challenges, concerns, pilot implementation and perspectives. Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD 2007), Uppsala, Sweden, June 13-16, 2007. [url, pdf, pdf-poster, e-lis]
  25. Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2005). Policy model for university digital collections. In A. Rauber et al. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL 2005), Vienna, Austria, September 18-23, 2005, Lectures Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 3652, pp. 356-367. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  26. Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2005). Policy model for national and academic digital collections. In A. Rauber et al. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 9th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL 2005), Vienna, Austria, September 18-23, 2005, Lectures Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol. 3652, pp. 525-526. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. [doi, pdf-preprint]
  27. Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2004). Considerations on policies of university digital collections. In Proceedings of the 6th Russian Conference on Digital Libraries (RCDL 2004), Pushchino, Russia, September 29-October 1, 2004, pp. 159-168. [pdf, pdf-preprint, e-lis]
  28. Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2003). Access and reproduction policies of the digital material of seven national libraries. In Proceedings of the 5th Russian Conference on Digital Libraries (RCDL 2003), Saint-Petersburg, Russia, October 29-31, 2003, pp. 35-44. [pdf, pdf-preprint, e-lis]
  29. Koulouris, A., Kapidakis, S., & Zhao, Y. (2003). Collections and access policies of the digital material of ten national libraries. In Proceedings of the 3rd ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2003), Houston, Texas, USA, May 27-31, 2003, p. 409. Washington: IEEE Computer Society. [url, pdf, pdf-poster, e-lis]
  30. Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2003). Three disposition policies of electronic theses and dissertations. In Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD 2003), Berlin, Germany, May 21-24, 2003, pp. 84-90. [url, pdf, e-lis]
  31. Refereed Greek conference publications

  32. Houssos, N., Stamatis, K., & Koulouris, A. (2010). Achieving interoperability in institutional repositories: successful examples and relevant technological tools. In Proceedings of the 19th Hellenic Academic Libraries Conference, Athens, Greece, November 3-5, 2010, pp. 87-105. [url]
  33. Koulouris, A., & Garoufallou, E. (2009). Public libraries collaboration in the context of EuropeanaLocal: interoperable repositories. Proceedings of the 2nd Hellenic Conference of Public Libraries, Maroussi, Greece, December 4-5, 2009. [url]
  34. Koulouris, A., Kokkinos, D., Anagnostopoulos, A., & Zidropoulos, S. (2008). NTUA institutional repository service evaluation. Proceedings of the 17th Hellenic Academic Libraries Conference, Ioannina, Greece, September 24-26, 2008. [url, pdf, pdf-local, e-lis]
  35. Koulouris, A., Kokkinos, D., & Anagnostopoulos, A. (2007). Digital library and institutional repository development at NTUA Central Library. In Proceedings of the 16th Hellenic Academic Libraries Conference, Piraeus, Greece, October 1-3, 2007, pp. 378-392. [url, pdf, e-lis]
  36. Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2005). Mapping and comparison between conventional and digital policies on collections of academic libraries. In Proceedings of the 14th Hellenic Academic Libraries Conference, Neo Faliro, Greece, December 1-3, 2005, pp. 227-238. [url, pdf, e-lis]
  37. Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2005). Knowledge management policies on digital content of libraries. In Proceedings of the 1st Hellenic Society for Systemic Studies National Conference 2005 (HSSS 2005), in co-ordination with the University of Peloponnese, Tripolis, Greece, May 12-14, 2005, pp. 394-407. [url, pdf, e-lis]
  38. Koulouris, A., Kapidakis, S., & Makedon, F. (2005). Applying library policies for digital content access to the commercial sector. In Proceedings of the 1st Hellenic Society for Systemic Studies National Conference 2005 (HSSS 2005), in co-ordination with the University of Peloponnese, Tripolis, Greece, May 12-14, 2005, pp. 719-727. [url, pdf, e-lis]
  39. Ford, J., Zhao, Y., Ye, S., Zhang, S., Makedon, F., Le, Z., Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2005). Visualizing negotiation communications in setting library sharing policies. In Proceedings of the 1st Hellenic Society for Systemic Studies National Conference 2005 (HSSS 2005), in co-ordination with the University of Peloponnese, Tripolis, Greece, May 12-14, 2005, pp. 192-208. [url]
  40. Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2004). Policies for academic digital collections. In Proceedings of the 13th Hellenic Academic Libraries Conference, Corfu, Greece, October 13-15, 2004, pp. 499-512. [url, pdf, pdf-local, e-lis]
  41. Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2003). Writing and submission specifications of electronic theses and dissertations. In Proceedings of the 12th Hellenic Academic Libraries Conference, Serres, Greece, November 12-14, 2003, pp. 321-334. [url, pdf, e-lis]
  42. Koulouris, A., & Kapidakis, S. (2002). The evolution of the bibliographic database of the Hellenic National Archive of Dissertations of the National Documentation Centre of Greece to digital library: history - problems - prospects. In Proceedings of the 11th Hellenic Academic Libraries Conference, Larissa, Greece, November 6-8, 2002, pp. 121-133. [pdf, e-lis]

Other publications

  1. Malliet, J., Ugricic, S., Brungs, J., Cousins, J., & Koulouris, A. (2011). Ethics for Europeana: Council of Content Providers & Aggregators. Position paper. [pdf]

Presentations (in English)

  1. Koulouris, A. (2010). Self-archiving and content submission in institutional repositories. American College of Thessaloniki, Bissell Library, Thessaloniki, November 19, 2010 (through Skype).
  2. Houssos, N., Banos, E., Stamatis, K., Koulouris, A., Trohopoulos, I., & Sachini, E. (2010). Achieving interoperability in digital libraries through open standards and FLOSS. Greek Free Open Source Software (GFOSS) Conference 2010, Athens, May 14-15, 2010. [html-abstract, pdf-abstract, pdf, Helios-NHRF repository]
  3. Trohopoulos, I., Koulouris, A., Garoufallou, E., & Siatri, R. (2009). Harvesting metadata of Greek institutional repositories in the context of EuropeanaLocal. Workshop on harvesting metadata: practices and challenges, 13th European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL 2009), Corfu, Greece, September 29-October 2, 2009. [url, pdf]