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September/October 2010
Table of Contents

 

Summary

In Print

Point to Point

Calls for Participation

Goings On

Deadline Reminders

 

C L I P S   A N D   P O I N T E R S

September/October 2010

 

In Print

  • Case Notes: ASR2: Using METS to keep data and metadata together for preservation, Digital Preservation Coalition, July 2010.

    "This case note examines the 'Archival Sound Recordings 2' project from the British Library, noting that one of the challenges for long term access to digitised content is to ensure that descriptive information and digitised content are not separated from each other. The British Library has used a standard called METS to prevent this."

  • A Slice of Research Life: Information Support for Research in the United States, Susan Kroll and Rick Forsman, OCLC Research, © 2010 OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc.

    From the Introduction to the report: "In the spring of 2009, OCLC Research and the Research Information Network (RIN) initiated parallel investigations into current use of tools and services that support of all stages of the research life cycle in institutions of higher education in the U.S. and the United Kingdom. The goal of these joint projects was to discover researchers' needs and desires in a variety of disciplines as they perform the complex tasks of creating new knowledge. By focusing on the tools and services used by researchers, the two studies were to document how these support elements are being used at the present time, how effective they are in meeting researcher needs, and whether there are existing unmet needs that are common to all disciplines or that vary by field....This report summarizes the information gained through interviews held with researchers, research assistants, graduate students, grant and other research administration specialists, and university administrators."

  • E-Science and Data Support Services: A Study of ARL Member Institutions, by Catherine Soehner, Catherine Steeves, and Jennifer Ward, for the Association of Research Libraries, August 2010.

    From the Executive Summary to the report: "The Association of Research Libraries E-Science Working Group developed a survey to 'build an understanding of how libraries can contribute to e-science activities in their institution' and 'identify organizations and institutions that have similar interests in e-science to leverage research library interests.' The August 2009 survey gathered 57 responses to the survey from the 123 ARL member libraries in the United States and Canada....This report presents a summary of the survey results and the six cases studies. It also includes a bibliography of related articles, reports, and Web sites, along with the survey instrument and a selection of recent research library position descriptions with significant e-science support components."

  • Rulemaking on Exemptions from Prohibition on Circumvention of Technological Measures that Control Access to Copyrighted Works, Statement of the Librarian of Congress on the Anticircumvention Rulemaking.

    "The Librarian of Congress has announced the classes of works subject to the exemption from the prohibition against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works. Persons making noninfringing uses of the six classes of works listed in this document will not be subject to the prohibition against circumventing access controls (17 U.S.C. 1201(a)(1)) until the conclusion of the next rulemaking."

  • Opening the Door: How Faculty Authors Can Implement an Open Access Policy at Their Institutions, Simon J. Frankel and and Shannon M. Nestor, (This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Unported 3.0 (CC-BY 3.0), available at http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/).)

    "This White Paper is intended as a companion to the 'Open Door and Open Minds' SPARC/Science Commons White Paper of April 2008. The purpose of this companion paper is to provide the legal and statutory bases for implementation of an open access policy, as well as to explain best practices for implementation of that policy. It is intended to be used by faculty and administrators interested in implementing an open access policy at their own educational institutions."

  • Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (July 2010), Library of Congress.

    "In this issue:

    • Read about the second 'I' in the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program
    • Digital Preservation Pioneer Julie Sweetkind-Singer
    • A new report from the Netherlands Coalition for Digital Preservation, 'A Future for Our Digital Memory'
    • A recent visit with some Wallingford, Connecticut middle-school web archivists is profiled "
  • Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter (August 2010), Library of Congress.

    "In this issue:

    • News from the 2010 NDIIPP Partners Meeting, held July 20-22, in Arlington, Va.
    • The Library of Congress launches the National Digital Stewardship Alliance
    • New videos available from the Library of Congress Digital Preservation Video Series: "Why Digital Preservation is Important to You" and "Archiving Digital Photos"
    • Internet Archive issues the latest release of its web archiving service application, Archive-It
    • Read about Jenn Riley, metadata librarian at Indiana University, and the Visualization of the Metadata Universe inforgraphic"
  • Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, Number 62. Summer 2010.

    "Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship publishes substantive content of interest to science and technology librarians. It serves as a vehicle for sci-tech librarians to share successful initiatives and innovative ideas, and to publish peer-reviewed or board-accepted papers, including case studies, practical applications, theoretical essays, web/bibliographies, and research papers relevant to the functions and operations of science and technology libraries in all settings."

  • ARIADNE, Issue 64, July 2010.

    "Ariadne is a Web magazine for information professionals in archives, libraries and museums in all sectors....It is published by UKOLN every three months across the year beginning in January. Ariadne generally seeks to inform readers with a variety of articles in each issue, some technical, some of a more strategic nature, in the anticipation that most readers will find something of relevance to their work or interests in every issue."

  • What's New Issue 28, Digital Preservation Coalition, August 2010.

    "In this issue:

    • Editorial: Preservation Planning on a Spin Cycle, William Kilbride, (DPC).
    • Who's who: Sixty second interview with Sharon McMeekin, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS)
    • One world: Tim Keefe, Trinity College Dublin"
  • What's New Issue 29, Digital Preservation Coalition, September 2010.

    "In this issue:"

    • Editorial: On the value of storytelling (Kevin Ashley, DCC)
    • Who's who: Sixty second interview with Catharine Ward, Incremental Project, Cambridge University Library
    • One world: Pam Bjornson, Director General, NRC-CISTI
  • NISO Newsline, National Information Standards Organization, August 2010.

    "NISO's free monthly e-newsletter reports on the latest NISO news, highlights new specifications and standards of interest including calls for public review and comment, abstracts significant media stories on topics of interest to the NISO community, and links to news releases of NISO member organizations"

 

Point to Point

  • The Future of Publishing: Libraries and the changing role of consumers and creators, OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc.

    This site provides streaming video segments from the OCLC Symposium on the Future of Publishing held at the ALA Conference and addresses the following questions: "How does the role of the library change when our users go from consumers of content to creators? What do these changes mean for academic activities such as peer-review, collection development and inventory management? How will new publishing platforms 2 from Amazon to the iPad – alter the public's expectations for reading, writing and sharing?"

  • Proceedings of the 7th Sound and Music Computing Conference, held in Barcelona, Spain from July 22 - 24th, 2010.

    "The papers presented at the 7th Sound and Music Computing Conference that took place in July 2010 are now online. The papers have been published on the smcnetwork.org website under a Creative Commons license."

  • Digital preservation FAQs, The National Archives, United Kingdom.

    "Archive Sector Development at The National Archives is launching a new Digital Preservation FAQ with the first seven questions we are usually asked by archive services. This is aimed particularly at smaller archives in the publicly funded sector....A new approach to the development of this FAQ is being taken: starting small and taking user feedback on the answers and what people want covered in future. It's designed to demystify issues and give a lead in to more detailed information provided by The National Archives or others in the DP community."

 
  • Open Access Journals Bibliography, Version 1: August 23, 2010, by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

    "This bibliography presents selected English-language scholarly works that are useful in understanding open access journals. It does not cover works about e-prints or works that include open access journals in a treatment of diverse types of research materials. Most sources have been published from 1999 to the present; however, a few key sources published prior to 1999 are also included. The bibliography primarily includes books and published journal articles. A limited number of magazine articles and technical reports that are deemed to be of exceptional interest are also included."

 

Calls for Participation

  • International Conference on Digital Library Management (ICDLM), 11 - 13 January, 2011, Kolkata, India. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 20 October 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, ICDL 2006 and ICDL 2010 has encouraged and motivated TERI, New Delhi and Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Kolkatai to conduct of the ICDLM 2011 which will provide yet another stimulating forum for DL professionals to share their knowledge, experience and wisdom. The conference will focus on creation, adoption, implementation and utilization of digital libraries, e-learning and a knowledge society."

  • Third International Conference on Networked Digital Technologies (NDT 2011), 11 - 13 July 2011, Macau, China. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 31 October 2010.

    "Currently, a number of institutions across the countries are working to evolve better models to provide collaborative technology services for scholarship by creating shared cyberspace thro expert collaboration, but this is a challenge for the institutions for a number of reasons. In the last few years, the landscape of digital technology applications projects for the various disciplines in humanities, social sciences, and sciences appears induced by many initiatives. For the creation of research clusters, the research community has thousands of databases, websites, local computing clusters, and web-based tools around individual themes, interests and projects. In most cases, these tools and resources are and were created to meet the specific needs of a particular community. In many cases, the funding and support for these critical initiatives is fragile and temporary, and directed in piecemeal fashion. There is a need to provide concerted efforts in building federated digital technologies that will enable the formation of network of digital technologies."

  • The 2011 World Congress on Computer Science and Information Technology - WCSIT'11, 24 - 27 January 2011, Cairo, Egypt. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 15 November 2010.

    "The objective of the congress is to cover contemporary technology in the area of Computer Science and Information Technology. The congress will include in its activities: regular papers that cover theory, design and technical aspects, invited lecturers, planner talks, seminars, round tables, workshops and exhibition. The congress will provide a rich scientific forum for overall world university faculties; research institutes researchers and industry specialists."

  • 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science, CLOSER 2011, 7 - 9 May 2011, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands. Call for papers. The submission deadline is 24 November 2010.

    "The 1st International Conference on Cloud Computing and Services Science, CLOSER 2011, focuses on the emerging area of Cloud Computing, inspired by some latest advances that concern the infrastructure, operations, and available services through the global network. Further, the conference considers as essential the link to Services Science, acknowledging the service-orientation in most current IT-driven collaborations. The conference is nevertheless not about the union of these two (already broad) fields, but about Cloud Computing where we are also interested in how Services Science can provide theory, methods and techniques to design, analyze, manage, market etc. Cloud Computing."

 

Goings On

  • dlorg Autumn School: Digital Libraries and Digital Repositories: Modelling, Best Practices & Interoperability, 3 - 8 October 2010, Athens, Greece.

    "The DL.org Autumn School is designed for librarians and librarian decision-makers, information scientists, computer scientists, PhD students, early career researchers and young professionals working in the Digital Library (DL) and Digital Repository (DR) arena. Five DL.org Bursaries are available to PhD students, post-doctoral researchers and young professionals. The Autumn School focuses on modelling issues, practical solutions and best practices on interoperability. Participants will come away with a deeper understanding of digital libraries and digital repositories along the perspectives of content, functionality, users, policy, quality and architecture, the six core domains captured in the Digital Library Manifesto, which stems from the DELOS Reference Model. The Autumn School also delivers valuable insights into how to address interoperability challenges."

  • Digital Preservation Training Programme (DPTP), 6 - 10 October 2010, London, United Kingdom.

    "The Digital Preservation Training Programme (DPTP) is designed for all those working in institutional information management who are grappling with fundamental issues of digital preservation. It provides the skills and knowledge necessary for institutions to combine organisational and technological perspectives, and devise an appropriate response to the challenges that digital preservation needs present. DPTP is operated and organised by the University of London Computer Centre (ULCC), with contributions from leading experts in the field."

  • E-Resource Management: From Start to Finish (and Back Again), 8 October 2010, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

    "This event will benefit anyone who is interested in using an ERM (E-Resource Management) for managing content and for interpreting data and making decisions based on that data. You will also learn about what to expect in the near future for ERMs."

  • When Nations Remember: An International Conference on Memory, 11 - 12 October 2010, Singapore.

    "[This conference is] organised by National Library Singapore and supported by International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) and Institutions & Library Association of Singapore (LAS). This inaugural two-day conference by the Singapore Memory Project is designed for the sharing and discussion of memory-building initiatives from international and community perspectives."

  • International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management EKAW 2010, 11 - 15 October 2010, Lisbon, Portugal.

    "The 17th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management is concerned with all aspects of eliciting, acquiring, modeling and managing knowledge, and its role in the construction of knowledge-intensive systems and services for the semantic web, knowledge management, e-business, natural language processing, intelligent information integration, etc. The focus of the 17th edition of EKAW will be on Knowledge Management and Engineering by the Masses."

  • Internet Librarian International 2010, 13 - 15 October 2010, London, United Kingdom.

    "Internet Librarian International...provides a cost-effective professional development experience that enables you to: understand and introduce technologies to increase the relevancy and efficiency of your information service; learn new techniques for using and managing electronic resources; raise the profile of your information service within your organisation; and learn from – and share your experiences with – your peers from over 30 countries globally."

  • IIP2010 - 6th International Conference on Intelligent Information Processing, 13 - 16 October 2010, Manchester, United Kingdom.

    "The IIP conference series provides a forum for engineers and scientists in academia, university and industry to present their latest research findings in any aspects of intelligent information processing. This time, we especially encouraged papers on knowledge discovery, intelligent Web, intelligent agents, machine learning, autonomic reasoning, intelligence science etc."

  • Digital Libraries: Advanced Methods and Technologies (RCDL 2010), 13 - 17 October 2010, Kazan, Russia.

    "The purpose of the RCDL conference series is to stimulate evolution of the Russian digital libraries community and encourage research in this field. RCDL provides an open forum for exchange of experience, ideas and results as well as stimulates communication and cooperation between experts in the field."

  • Web Archiving Training Session, 14 - 15 October 2010, Paris, France.

    "The European Web Archive is organizing two-day training sessions on Web Archiving in Paris. The training will cover all aspects of Web Archiving for librarians, archivists as well as technicians in charge of web archiving. Special attention will be given to providing the necessary background on Internet technologies in general and Web publishing in particular to understand the media and requirements for its preservation."

  • IADIS International Conference WWW/INTERNET 2010, 14 - 17 October 2010, Timisoara, Romania.

    "The IADIS WWW/Internet 2010 Conference aims to address the main issues of concern within WWW/Internet. WWW and Internet had a huge development in recent years. Aspects of concern are no longer just technical anymore but other aspects have arisen as well. This conference aims to cover both technological as well as non-technological issues related to these developments."

  • IADIS International Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2010), 15 - 17 October 2010, Timisoara, Romania.

    "The IADIS CELDA 2010 conference aims to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There have been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a fast pace and affecting academia and professional practice in many ways. Paradigms such as just-in-time learning, constructivism, student-centered learning and collaborative approaches have emerged and are being supported by technological advancements such as simulations, virtual reality and multi-agents systems. These developments have created both opportunities and areas of serious concerns. This conference aims to cover both technological as well as pedagogical issues related to these developments."

  • National Digital Forum 2010 Conference Linking data, linking people, 18 - 19 October 2010, Wellington, New Zealand.

    "The National Digital Forum (NDF) is a coalition of museums, archives, art galleries, libraries and government departments with more than 150 member organisations committed to collectively building New Zealand's culture and heritage online."

  • DC-2010 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, 20 - 22 October 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

    "DC-2010 marks the 15th anniversary of Dublin Core and the 10th year of the Annual Conference. To celebrate and reflect on the past and future, conference participants will engage in investigations in both research and application entailing advances that make metadata work harder in ways beyond the originally identified need for better resource discovery."

  • IJCCI - 2nd International Joint Conference on Computational Intelligence, 24 - 26 October 2010, Valencia, Spain.

    "The purpose of IJCCI is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners on the areas of Fuzzy Computation, Evolutionary Computation and Neural Computation. IJCCI is composed of three co-located conferences, each specialized in at least one of the aforementioned main knowledge areas."

  • ICNC - International Conference on Neural Computation, 24 - 26 October 2010, Valencia, Spain.

    "Neural computation and artificial neural networks have seen an explosion of interest over the last few years, and are being successfully applied across an extraordinary range of problem domains, in areas as diverse as finance, medicine, engineering, geology and physics, in problems of prediction, classification or control. Several architectures, learning strategies and algorithms have been introduced in this highly dynamic field in the last couple of decades. This conference intends to be a major forum for scientists, engineers and practitioners interested in the study, analysis, design, modeling and implementation of neural computing systems, both theoretically and in a broad range of application fields."

  • ICFC - International Conference on Fuzzy Computation, 24 - 26 October 2010, Valencia, Spain.

    "Fuzzy computation is a field that encompasses the theory and application of fuzzy sets and fuzzy logic to the solution of information processing and systems-analysis problems. Bolstered by information technology developments, the extraordinary growth of fuzzy computation in recent years has led to major applications in fields ranging from medical diagnosis and automated learning to image understanding and systems control. This conference intends to be a major forum for scientists, engineers and practitioners interested in the study, analysis, design, modeling and implementation of fuzzy systems, both theoretically and in a broad range of application fields."

  • ICEC - International Conference on Evolutionary Computation, 24 - 26 October 2010, Valencia, Spain.

    "Considered a subfield of computational intelligence focused on combinatorial optimization problems, evolutionary computation is associated with systems that use computational models of evolutionary processes as the key elements in design and implementation, i.e. computational techniques which are based to some degree on the evolution of biological life in the natural world. A number of evolutionary computational models have been proposed, including evolutionary algorithms, genetic algorithms, the evolution strategy, evolutionary programming, and artificial life. This conference intends to be a major forum for scientists, engineers and practitioners interested in the study, analysis, design, modeling and implementation of evolvable systems, both theoretically and in a broad range of application fields."

  • Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment, 25 - 27 October 2010, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

    "The conference goal is to support and nurture the library assessment community through a mix of invited speakers, contributed papers and posters, workshops, and engaging discussion. The conference is geared toward library and information professionals and researchers with responsibility for or an interest in the broad field of library assessment with an emphasis on, but not limited to, North American academic libraries."

  • KMIS - International Conference on Knowledge Management and Information Sharing, 25 - 28 October 2010, Valencia, Spain.

    "Knowledge Management (KM) is a discipline concerned with the analysis and technical support of practices used in an organization to identify, create, represent, distribute and enable the adoption and leveraging of good practices embedded in collaborative settings and, in particular, in organizational processes....Information Sharing (IS) is a term used for a long time in the information technology (IT) lexicon, related to data exchange, communication protocols and technological infrastructures....The two areas are intertwined as information sharing is the foundation for knowledge management. KMIS aims at becoming a major meeting point for researchers and practitioners interested in the study and application of all perspectives of Knowledge Management and Information Sharing."

  • KDIR - International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval, 25 - 28 October 2010, Valencia, Spain.

    "Knowledge Discovery is an interdisciplinary area focusing upon methodologies for identifying valid, novel, potentially useful and meaningful patterns from data, often based on underlying large data sets. A major aspect of Knowledge Discovery is data mining, i.e. applying data analysis and discovery algorithms that produce a particular enumeration of patterns (or models) over the data. Knowledge Discovery also includes the evaluation of patterns and identification of which add to knowledge....The primary focus of KDIR is to provide a major forum for the scientific and technical advancement of knowledge discovery and information retrieval."

  • ACM Multimedia 2010 International Conference, 25 - 29 October 2010, Firenze, Italy.

    "ACM Multimedia 2010 is the worldwide premier multimedia conference and a key event to display scientific achievements and innovative industrial products. The Conference offers to scientists and practitioners in the area of Multimedia plenary scientific and technical sessions, tutorials, panels and discussion meetings on relevant and challenging questions for the next years horizon of multimedia."

  • The International ACM Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES) 2010, 26 - 29 October 2010, Bangkok, Thailand.

    "The International Conference on Management of Emergent Digital EcoSystems (MEDES) aims to develop and bring together a diverse community from academia, research laboratories and industry interested in exploring the manifold challenges and issues related to resource management of Digital Ecosystems and how current approaches and technologies can be evolved and adapted to this end."

  • 19th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), 26 - 30 October 2010, Toronto, Canada.

    "Since 1992, the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM) has successfully brought together leading researchers and developers from the database, information retrieval, and knowledge management communities. The purpose of the conference is to identify challenging problems facing the development of future knowledge and information systems, and to shape future research directions through the publication of high quality, applied and theoretical research findings."

  • 5th International Workshop on Enterprise Integration, Interoperability and Networking (EI2N'2010), 27 - 28 October 2010, Crete, Greece.

    "The main goal of this workshop is to provide a forum for practitioners and researchers interested in enterprise integration, interoperability and networking to meet, and exchange research and implementation ideas and share the most exciting results. It offers for practitioners and researchers with diverse backgrounds, an opportunity to present research papers, share experiences, and participate in open discussions."

  • 1st International Workshop on Semantic Sensor Web - SSW 2010, 27 - 28 October 2010, Valencia, Spain.

    "The aim of Workshop is promoting an open international discussion between researchers from both academia and industry about Semantic Sensor Web (and related issues) as well as the selection of a restricted number of high-quality selected papers about interest topics."

  • 1st International Workshop on Heterogeneous-Data Mining and KDD in Support of Earth Observation - KKDEO 2010, 27 - 28 October 2010, Valencia, Spain.

    "The volume and diversity of data is a major challenge to the existing data exploitation and dissemination approaches used by the various national agencies (e.g., ESA, NASA, NOAA) charged with extracting information from these data. With plans to enlarge the application areas, the challenge is increasingly going to be how to enlarge the usability of the millions of images being stored in archives and being collected in real-time for a larger and larger group of end-user applications (e.g., climate change, security, land use, weather)."

  • Museum Computer Network 2010 Conference, 27 - 30 October 2010, Austin, Texas, USA.

    "Conference topics include:

    • Behind the scenes and transparency in the museum
    • Commons and digital collections
    • Igniting the Imagination: building communities locally and globally, on-site and online
    • Open Source, Open Content, Open Learning
    • Democratizing Access
    • User-generated and museum content: quality, trust, reputation and relevance
    • Integrated communication strategies in print and online
    • Bridging the Digital Divide"
  • Digital Library Federation (DLF) Fall Forum 2010, 1 - 3 November 2010, Palo Alto, California, USA.

    "DLF Forums convene twice a year and include digital library practitioners from DLF member institutions, and those interested in joining the DLF community. Forums serve as a meeting place, a marketplace, and a congress. As a meeting place, the forum provides an opportunity for people involved with DLF initiatives to conduct their business and present their work to the broader membership. As a marketplace, it provides an opportunity for practitioners to share experiences and practices and to support a broad level of information-sharing among professional staff members. As a congress, it provides an opportunity for the DLF to review and assess its programs and its progress on the basis of input from the broader membership community."

  • Workshop on New Frontiers in Service-Oriented Computing, 4 - 6 November 2010, Fukuoka, Japan.

    "The purpose of this workshop is to discuss the recent and significant developments in the field of Service-Oriented Computing. The workshop will provide a forum for articles that tackle challenges related to specification, modeling, design, development and deployment of Service-Oriented Computing-based solutions."

  • 10th Annual Brick and Click Libraries, 5 November 2010, Maryville, Missouri, USA.

    "In order to successfully support the academic information needs of both on-ground (brick) and online (click) students, library professionals and paraprofessionals must continually expand their knowledge base and awareness of new resources and applications."

  • ISWC 2010, the Ninth International Semantic Web Conference, 7 - 11 November 2010, Shanghai, China.

    "The International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) is the major international forum where the latest research results and technical innovations on all aspects of the Semantic Web are presented."

  • 5th International Conference for Internet Technology and Secured Transactions (ICITST-2010), 8 - 11 November 2010, London, United Kingdom.

    "The objectives of the ICITST are to bridge the knowledge gap between academia and industry, promote research esteem in secured Internet transactions and the importance of information technology evolution to secured transactions. The ICITST-2010 invited research papers that encompass conceptual analysis, design implementation and performance evaluation."

  • 3rd International Euro-Mediterranean Conference (EuroMed 2010): Digital Heritage, 8 - 13 November 2010, Limassol, Cyprus.

    "This 2010 joint event will focus on interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary research concerning both innovative Cultural Heritage Informatics and use of technology for the digitalisation, representation, documentation, archiving, preservation, and communication of CH knowledge. The scope includes every phase of CH information technology: initial data capture/digitization, information/data processing, visualization, documentation, and preservation as well as dissemination of results to the scientific community and the general public, and the wider legal and ethical responsibilities of Cultural Heritage Informatics."

  • CENDI/NFAIS Workshop on Mobile Computing: Delivering Content to the Research Community, 18 November 2010, Washington, DC, USA.

    "Mobile computing is not only a rapidly growing content delivery channel, but it is also shaping the future of information access and retrieval! The over-arching nature of this one-day workshop will appeal to anyone involved in the delivery of content to researchers and scholars around the world, including content providers, librarians, publishers, information professionals, scientists/researchers, technologists, and educators."

  • Fifth Annual Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science (DHCS), 21 - 22 November 2010, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

    "The goal of the annual Chicago Colloquium on Digital Humanities and Computer Science (DHCS) is to bring together researchers and scholars in the humanities and computer science to examine the current state of digital humanities as a field of intellectual inquiry and to identify and explore new directions and perspectives for future research."

  • International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (ISDA), 29 November - 1 December 2010, Cairo, Egypt.

    "The International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications (ISDA) is a major annual international conference to bring together researchers, engineers, developers and practitioners from academia and industry working in all interdisciplinary areas of computational intelligence and system engineering to share their experience, and exchange and cross-fertilize their ideas."

Deadline Reminders

  • Smart Event 10, 21 - 24 September 2010, Sophia-Antipolis, (French Riviera) France.

(Unless otherwise noted, text above enclosed in quotation marks is quoted from the web sites for those items or events or from press releases received by D-Lib Magazine from the hosting or event-affiliated organizations.)

 
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