Deadline for submissions is 28 February!  

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

7-11 June 2011, Austin, TX, US 
https://conferences.tdl.org/0R2011/OR2011main/

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

Deadlines:

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

Submission Instructions:
Visit the Open Repositories 2011 conference website: https://conferences.tdl.org/0R2011/OR2011main
(If you have questions or difficulties in using the online submission system, please contact the Helpdesk sponsored by the Texas Digital Library at support@tdl.org.)

For further information, please contact Holly Mercer, hmercer@tamu.edu.

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Holly Mercer
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University Libraries
Texas A&M University
hmercer@tamu.edu  

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