Call for proposals DSpace User Group Meeting 2011, held in conjunction with Open Repositories 2011   

7-11 June 2011, Austin, TX, US

You are invited to submit presentation proposals describing your experiences implementing, using, customizing and developing DSpace. We are soliciting proposals of both a practical (tutorials, case studies, best practices) and theoretical nature.

Themes include, but are not limited to:
   Developing / customizing the interface for your repository:  Manakin, Mirage etc.
   Digital preservation environments, policies and issues
   Metadata in DSpace - use of alternative standards to DC, data modeling and linked data, METS solutions, new tools etc.
   Object reuse and exchange (OAI-ORE), SWORD and SWAP
   Interoperability and integration: among repositories, with other systems, with the Web
   Workflow integration
   Managing ETD workflows
   Supporting e-research, data and local communities
   Repository metrics, evaluation, and bibliometrics
   Increasing searching, promotion and visibility through data mining or other means


  Submission:  28 February 2011
  Notification of acceptance: 14 April 2011

Submission Instructions:
Visit the Open Repositories 2011 conference website:
(If you have questions or difficulties in using the online submission system, please contact the Helpdesk sponsored by the Texas Digital Library at

For further information, please contact Holly Mercer,

Holly Mercer
Head of Digital Services and Scholarly Communication
University Libraries
Texas A&M University  

5000 TAMU | College Station, TX 77843-5000  
Tel. 979.862.3534 | Cell 785.766.6587 | Fax 979.845.6238 <> <>