Friday, October 16, 2009

CFP: International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL)

CFP: International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL)

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 to conduct of the ICDL 2010 which will
provide yet another stimulating forum for DL professionals to share their
knowledge, experience and wisdom.

Awards will be conferred for the "Best Paper" and "Best Poster"


· 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 stake-holders

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

Important dates

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

Contact: ICDL Secretariat, TERI (The Energy & Resources Institute),
Darbari Seth Block, IHC Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
– 110003, India,
Telephone 24682138, 24682100, 41504900, Fax 24682144,