Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Call for Papers: HICSS 2011 Minitrack on Digital Libraries

Call for Papers: HICSS 2011 Minitrack on Digital Libraries

Forty-fourth Annual Hawai’i International Conference on System Sciences
Minitrack on Digital Libraries
Part of the Digital Media: Content and Communication Track
January 4-7, 2011
The Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, Kauai, Hawai’i


Since the advent of high speed internet access and inexpensive storage, libraries around the world are building repositories of their books, papers, and other works which can be digitized or which were born digital. Repositories are growing rapidly in scope and number, for example, Project Gutenberg, Google Book Search, the Internet Archive, the World Digital Library, and many others. Topics for this mini-track include but are not limited to:

• Digital libraries development, architecture, and management
• Management of born digital and multimedia content
• Management of and conversion workflows for physical media
• Harvest and preservation of internet content
• Digital object storage and retrieval
• Multi-lingual and interoperability issues
• Copyrights and digital rights management
• Digital preservation and access management
• Digital library case studies
• Digital library standards and policies
• Open archive initiatives
• Role of digital libraries in educational, cultural, social and economic development


From now to June 1: If you wish, you may prepare an abstract and contact the minitrack chairs for guidance and indication of appropriate content.

June 15: Authors submit full papers by this date, following the Author Instructions. Please consult the HICSS website for complete information All papers will be submitted in double column publication format and limited to 10 pages including diagrams and references. HICSS papers undergo a double-blind review (June15 - August15).

August 15: Acceptance notices are sent to Authors. At this time, at least one author of an accepted paper should begin visa, fiscal and travel arrangements to attend the conference to present the paper.

September 15: Authors submit Final Version of papers following submission instructions posted on the HICSS web site. At least one author of each paper must register by this date with specific plans to attend the conference.

October 15: Papers without at least one registered author will be pulled from the publication process; authors will be notified.
Additional details may be found on the HICSS website.

Mini-track chairs

Frederick Zarndt (primary contact)
Global Connexions

Andreas Rauber
Vienna University of Technology
Institute of Software Technology and Interactive Systems