Saturday, May 13, 2006

CALL FOR PAPERS : International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL 2006)

CALL FOR PAPERS : International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL 2006)

December 5-8, 2006
Deadline: June 1, 2006
India Habitat Center, New Delhi, India

ICDL is a major international forum focusing on digital libraries and related issues. It aims to consolidate and expand concerted efforts to bridge the digital divide. ICDL2006 proposes to focus on Information Management for Global Access through the creation, adoption, implementation and utilization of DLs. About 40 renowned and experienced speakers from India and abroad will be sharing their experiences. For detail information about the conference please visit the website

As you may be aware that TERI had earlier organized the ICDL (International Conference on Digital Libraries) 2004, in partnership with Department of Culture, Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Government of India from 24 to 27 February 2004. The conference was inaugurated by Hon'ble President of India. More than 750 participants from 36 countries and 55 invited speakers from 16 countries and 80 contributed speakers shared their experiences on a single platform. The conference was able to create awareness and enthusiasm within the community which afterwards witnessed several digital library and knowledge management initiatives in

You are invited to submit your papers to the 2nd International Conference on Digital Libraries, to be held in New Delhi, India 5-8 December, 2006. Contributions are invited for conference sessions, tutorials, poster presentations and workshops.

TOPICS : The relevant topics include the following (but not limited to) :

Planning, development, and management of digital libraries
Online information management
Content organization and knowledge management
System scalability and interoperability
Semantics, thesauri, and ontology
Information storage and retrieval for global access
Open archives initiatives
User studies and system evaluation
Multi-lingual information retrieval system and unicode
Digital divide
Digital preservation
Standards in digital library design and development
Dublin core and metadata standards
DRM and copyrights issues
Digital library services
Digital library network and information sharing
Economic issues of DL and e-learning
Tools and techniques for DL
DL models and architectures
Paper Submission Information :

All papers must be original in contribution and authors are expected to transfer the copyright to TERI. Papers must be written in English and limited to 5000 words. Each paper should contain a list of about five keywords. The paper should also mention the topic under which it falls from the above list of topics or any other. Send your paper in MS Word (any version) format. For Detail submission details and author guidelines, please refer to the conference website. Full paper should be submitted electronically at ( by 1 June, 2006.

Important Dates :

Submission of full papers -1 June 2006
Notification of acceptance of paper with comments - 15 Aug 2006
Submission of the final paper after incorporating comments -15 September 2006
Early Bird Registration Deadline - 15 Oct 2006

Registration Information :

For details about the conference registration fee for all presenters and
participants and other registration information, please refer to the
conference website (

Sponsorship details, Products & Services Exhibitors and business sessions -- For details visit conference website ( or e-mail at