Monday, March 14, 2005

Call for Papers: ECDL 2005

The 9th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries invites original contributions focusing on research and development supporting information access and exploration both from a technology perspective as well as in different application-domains such as science, e-government, cultural heritage, etc.

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

Digital Futures: from digitization to delivery

Digital Futures: from digitization to delivery
26th - 30th September 2005, London, UK.

King's College London and OCLC-PICA are pleased to announce the Digital Futures 5-day training event.

Led by experts of international renown, Digital Futures focuses on the creation, delivery and preservation of digital resources from cultural and memory institutions. Lasting five days, Digital Futures is aimed at managers and other practitioners from the library, museum, heritage and cultural sectors looking to understand the strategic and management issues of developing digital resources from digitisation to delivery.

Digital Futures will cover the following core areas:

  • Planning and management
  • Fund raising and sustainability
  • Copyright
  • Key technical concepts
  • Creating and delivering textual resources
  • Visual and image based resource creation and delivery
  • Metadata - introduction and implementation
  • Implementing digital resources
  • Digital preservation