First CfP: ECDL 2005 – Vienna / Austria

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* CALL FOR PAPERS *
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ECDL European Conference on Digital Libraries

( http://www.ecdl2005.org )
September 18-23, 2005, Vienna, Austria

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Introduction:

ECDL 2005 is the 9th conference in the series of European Digital Library conferences. ECDL has become the major European conference on digital libraries, and associated technical, practical, and social issues, bringing together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field. ECDL 2005 is jointly organized by the Vienna University of Technology (VUT), the Austrian National Library (ÖNB), and the Austrian Computer Society (OCG). The conference will take place in the Vienna Technical University.

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Important dates:

Workshop Proposal Deadline: January 28
Workshop Acceptance Notification: February 27
Paper/Tutorial/Panel submission Deadline: March 1
Acceptance Notifications: May 15
Final version of Papers: June 3
Conference: September 18-23

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Topics:

Topics of contributions include (but are not limited to):

– Concepts of Digital Libraries and Digital Documents
– System Architectures, Integration and Interoperability
– Information Organization, Search and Usage
– User Studies and System Evaluation
– Digital Preservation
– Digital Library Applications

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Submissions:

Submissions are invited for full or short papers, posters, demonstrations, panels, tutorials and workshops. All contributions will be reviewed by members of the programm comitee. The proceedings of the conference will be published by Springer in the series of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, in hard copy and electronic form.

The full text of papers is required at initial submission stage. Papers must be submitted electronically via the submission web page. It is expected that accepted papers are presented by an/the author at the conference. Details of the submission guidelines will be published on the conference website at http://www.ecdl2005.org.

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Organization Commitee:

General chair:
A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

Program Chairs:
Andreas Rauber, Vienna University of Technology , Austria
Stavros Christodoulakis, Technical University of Crete , Greece

Poster & Demo Chairs:
Giuseppe Amato, Istituto di scienza e technologie dell’informazione „A.Faedo“ , Italy
Pavel Zezula, Masaryk University Brno , Czech

Workshop Chairs:
Fabio Crestani, University of Strathclyde , United Kingdom
Dieter Merkl, University of Western Sydney , Australia

Panel Chairs:
László Kovács, Hungarian Academy of Sciences , Hungary
Ed Fox, Virginia Tech University , United States of America

Tutorial Chairs:
Nozha Boujemaa, Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique (INRIA) , France
Shin’ichi Satoh, National Institute of Informatics , Japan

Best Paper Award Chair:
Erich Neuhold, Fraunhofer – IPSI, Germany

Publicity Chairs:
Julien Masanes, Bibliothèque nationale de France , France
Michael Bauer, Technische Universität München , Germany

Local Organizing Chairs:
Eugen Muehlvenzl, Austrian Computer Society , Austria
Max Kaiser, Austrian National Library , Austria
Alexander Schatten, Vienna University of Technology , Austria
Carl Rauch, Vienna University of Technology , Austria

ERPANET-Workshop: Workflow in Digital Preservation

ERPANET Workshop on „Workflow in Digital Preservation“
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ERPANET is pleased to release additional programme information for its workshop on „Workflow in Digital Preservation“, to be held on 13-15 October, 2004, at Open Society Archives, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary. Registration is ongoing at http://www.erpanet.org.

Opening: Wednesday, 13 October, 10 am

SESSION ONE: Introduction and Generalities
Stephan Heuscher, ikeep Ltd, Switzerland

SESSION TWO: Life-cycle Workflow in the Digital Library
Erik Oltmans, National Library of the Netherlands;
Carl Rauch, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

SESSION THREE: Workflow in Digitisation Projects
Rob Mildren, National Archives of Scotland, UK
Alan Lock, UK
Julián Bescos, Informática El Corte Inglés, Spain

SESSION FOUR: Workflow in Ingest and Maintenance of Digital Archives
Mike Smorul, University of Maryland Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, USA
Richard Jones, Edinburgh University Library, UK

SESSION FIVE: Prospects

Closing: Friday, 15 October 2004, 12.30 pm

Travel and accommodation information is available from the workshop home page at http://www.erpanet.org/events/2004/budapest/index.php.

Registration is open at http://www.erpanet.org. The registration fee is 60 Euro. Refreshments and lunch will be offered by Central European University and ERPANET. On Wednesday evening, participants will be invited to the workshop dinner, hosted by Budapest University of Technology and Economics.

For additional information, please contact swiss.editor@erpanet.org.