Tag: digital libraries

International Conference DiPP 2014

The fourth international conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage (DIPP 2014) is being held at the Regional Museum of History and P.R. Slaveykov Regional Public Library in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria, on 18-21 September 2014. Continue reading


CULTURA @ IRCDL 2014

IRCDL is a yearly deadline for Italian researchers on Digital Libraries related topics. The University of Padua, who organised the 2014 edition of the event, presented and disseminated the final results of the CULTURA project to the participants. Continue reading


International Journal of Heritage in the Digital Era

The International Journal of Heritage in the Digital Era (IJHDE) is a quarterly high quality peer reviewed journal in the area of Digital Cultural Heritage and Digital Libraries. This year a Special Issue of the journal is planned on the hot topic of Novel Technologies for the Safeguarding and Transmission of Intangible Cultural Heritage; call for papers deadline: 25 April 2014 Continue reading


Combined Conference JCDL & TPDL 2014

In 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). The themes of the 2014 TPDL/JCDL combined conference will follow the theme of ‘preserving the past – finding the future’. Continue reading


Opportunities for All

The new strategy 2013-2017 for public libraries document – launched on December 19th 2013 by the Irish Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, Phil Hogan TD – will deliver a new public library service to meet the needs of citizens and communities in a rapidly changing economic, social and cultural environment in Ireland by 2017. Continue reading


PREFORMA @ IRCDL 2015 Conference

The Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries provides a great opportunity for researchers in the field of Digital Libraries to present and discuss their current research activities and to envision together further developments. A paper about PREFORMA will be presented by the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Padua. Continue reading


PREFORMA @ IRCDL 2016

Since 2005 the Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries (IRCDL) provides a great opportunity for Italian researchers in the field of Digital Libraries to present and discuss their current research activities and to envision together further developments. The aim of IRCDL 2016 is once more to provide the opportunity to explore new ideas, techniques, and tools, and to exchange experiences also from on-going projects. Continue reading


Innovative Libraries In a Digital Environment

For the 19th time, the beautiful surroundings of Low Tatras will create a scenery for the ILIDE 2016 Conference where as usually the digital preservation, digital collections access and digital processing experts from around the world will gather. Antonella Fresa, Technical Coordinator of PREFORMA, will present the project, focusing in particular on the open source approach and on the forthcoming testing phase, showing how the conformance checkers can be used and integrated in other systems. Continue reading


DATeCH 2014 – Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage

The DATeCH international conference brings together researchers and practitioners looking for innovative approaches for the creation, transformation and exploitation of historical documents in digital form.   Call for paper is extended until 14th January 2014. Important dates 14 January 2014 – … Continue reading


A tool for research libraries – find historical books as e-books

Currently the search engine gives free access to the full text of nearly 24 000 copyright-free books and some 3.9 million other books offered for digitisation for a moderate fee on the request of users. The items in 30 languages available via the EOD search engine cover the fields of science, social science, history, medicine, language and literature, law, philosophy, psychology, religion and other subjects. Continue reading