Friday, July 03, 2009

Event: International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL 2010)

Call for papers received via email.

International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL 2010)
Shaping the Information Paradigm
New Delhi * 23 – 26 February 2010

Venue: Conference at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi • 24–26 February 2010
Tutorial at IGNOU, Convention Centre, New Delhi • 23 February 2010

Continuous capacity development and awareness programmes are necessary to achieve the objective of transforming the novice into digital librarians of future. The success of ICDL 2004 and ICDL 2006 has encouraged and motivated TERI in partnership with IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University) and in Association with ISIM and SLA to conduct of the ICDL 2010 which will provide yet another stimulating forum for DL professionals to share their knowledge, experience and wisdom.

  • Provide a platform and enable interaction among DL experts and researchers
  • Facilitate creation adoption, implementation and utilization of DL‘s, and their future implications
  • Bridging the digital divide through knowledge sharing
Who should participate?
  • Information professionals
  • IT and knowledge service providers
  • Policy makers
  • Academicians, students and distance learner
  • E-publishers and virtual communities
  • Other stakeholders

Call for papers

Original papers focusing on the theme of the conference—Digital Libraries: Shaping the Information Paradigm are invited for the conference poster and tutorial. Some of the topics are listed below:

  • DL development, architecture, and management
  • Contents management in DL
  • Multi-linguality and interoperability issues
  • Digital rights management
  • Digital preservation and access management
  • Semantic web
  • KM (knowledge management) and organizational repositories
  • E-learning and e-publishing
  • DL standards and policy
  • Open archives initiatives
  • ODOL (Open distance online learning)
  • Multimedia content
  • Virtual support to distance learners
  • E-resources management for distance learners
  • Access management
  • m-learning technology

For details of paper submission guidelines and submission process, visit .

Important dates

Submission of full papers 15 September 2009
Notification of acceptance of paper with comments 30 October 2009
Submission of the final paper after incorporating comments 30 November 2009

For Early–bird registration offer please visit 10% special discount to SLA members in registration.

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