Sunday, February 18, 2007

Event: iPRES2007, Oct.11-12, Beijing, China

From he Digital-Preservation discussion list:

Announcement: iPRES2007, Oct.11-12, Beijing, China

The International Conference on the Digital Preservation (iPRES 2007) will be held during October 11-12, 2007, at the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.

The theme of this year's iPRES is Digital Preservation: Sustainable Programs and Best Practices. Following on the successful iPRES 2004 at LCAS, Beiing, China, iPRES 2005 at SUB, Goettingen, Germany, and iPRES 2006 at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, U.S.A., iPRES 2007 will explore:
  1. management: planning, administering, staffing, financing, certifying
  2. operations: system evaluating and selecting, workflow managing, and rights managing
  3. new directions in preservation: service environments, grid, personal archives, linking scientific data and primary publications

It is to provide the “customer” institutions and communities real-life examples and best practices, and to reflect the progresses accumulated since 2004.

iPRES 2007 will be organized by the National Science and Technology Library of China (, and hosted by the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences (

We invite contributions in the above topics by sending a brief abstract to the, before June 15, 2007. Deadline for contributed papers is August 15, 2007. Deadline for early registration is September 1, 2007.

For details about the iPRES 2007 agenda and to register, please visit our web site:

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