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

The rapid growth of information technology has thrown up enormous opportunities in the field of library science, especially digital libraries (DL). Seeing the potential of leveraging this tool for learning and bridging the knowledge gap, TERI’s Library and Information Centre has already conducted two international conferences on digital libraries since the year 2004. It is now proposed to host the third such conference from 23–26 February in 2010 organized by TERI in partnership with IGNOU and ISIM .  

We invite you to submit your proposal for presentation and tutorial at ICDL 2010.


Objectives

       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 stakeholders

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

For details of paper submission guidelines and submission process, visit <www.teriin.org/events/icdl >.

Important dates

Submission of full papers 15 September 2009
Notification of acceptance of paper with comments 30 October 2009
Submission of the final paper after incorporating comments 30 November 2009

For Early–bird registration offer  please visit http://www.teriin.org/events/icdl/registration.php


Contact:
DEBAL C KAR
Organizing Secretary
ICDL Secretariat
TERI, Darbari Seth Block,
IHC Complex, Lodhi Road,  
New Delhi – 110 003, India  
Telephone 24682138, 24682100, 41504900
Fax 24682144, 24682145
E-mail icdl@teri.res.in
Web www.teriin.org/events/icdl
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