Combined Conference JCDL & TPDL 2014

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london-6-ahiIn 2014 the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) and the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL) will be held together as the International Digital Libraries Conference (DL2014) in London, UK.

The combined DL conference will be the major international scientific forum on digital libraries for 2014, bringing together researchers and developers as well as content providers and users. The focus of the joint conference is on on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, organizational, and social issues.

 

Conference Scope

The themes of the 2014 TPDL/JCDL combined conference will follow the theme of ‘preserving the past – finding the future’. Digital collections face two major challenges: organising and conserving material across time, and enabling users to discover the material they need in increasingly large collections. In terms of ‘preserving the past’, example issues include the demands of digitisation of physical materials, the digital preservation of material so it remains accessible, and the systematic classification and indexation of large collections across social and technological change.

In contrast, when ‘finding the future’, sophisticated discovery tools, effective library policies, support for linked data, and supporting the user’s interpretation and analysis of content are examples of the key challenges that face the communities of DL practitioners and researchers.

The conference welcomes internationally leading insights into both research problems and practical complexities. Contributions from digital humanities, digital preservation, hypertext and information retrieval researchers are as much a vital part of the digital library community’s interests as core DL research, and submissions on these and other related topics are strongly encouraged.

Different tracks for research and practice papers are offered.

 

For further information visit the Conference website.

 

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