37th ADLUG Meeting – Call for Papers



hosted by Pontificia Università della Santa Croce

on 12th – 14th September 2018

Ways to preserve and manage digital collections


Preferred topics (not in sequence of importance):

– Smart Libraries (reimagining and rethinking libraries, apps for libraries, …)
– Integration of physical, digital and electronic materials
– Digital Libraries in general: types, activities, hardware issues, financial aspects, etc.
– Digital Libraries management issues, intellectual property and copyright
– Use of the Digital Library, information literacy
– Repositories, interoperability of repositories and other info systems to support scientific and academic activity
– Digital preservation
– Current Research Information Systems (CRIS)
– Statistics and bibliometrics
– Use of analytics
– Cloud experiences
– Quality standards
– The OPAC in the e-world (discovery tools software, open linked data, …) and Discovery solutions
– E-books and related functions and services
– Social networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, … ), service integration
– Mobile technologies (iPhone, iPad & Android apps etc.)
– Library support for specific audiences (children, seniors, disabled, …)
– Management of Digital Collections
– Catalogue enrichment
– Experiences with new integrated or related products
– Image (building, handling and searching of image collections & open archives, … )
– Peer reviewed open access, policies and mandates open access
– Information architecture and the web library
– Europeana (data delivery to Europeana: Europeana Semantic Elements, Europeana Data Model, …)
– Standards (CIDOC CRM, FRBR, OAI-PMH, OAI-ORE, CERIF, RDA, …), languages (eg XML), technology (eg RFID)
– Use of structured and unstructured data and metadata, open data and cataloguing
– Integration of libraries, museums and archives (incl. handling of special materials)
– Integration with national systems
– Workshops: e.g.
(a) Open source library applications
(b) Digitization (operations, accessibility, preservation, …)
(c) Libraries and archives handling
(d) E-publications management
– “Lightning talks”, short communications of max. 5 min. about recent actual subjects
– Proposals for other topics and workshops will be submitted to the Programme Committee

Abstracts of proposed papers (in English) should be sent as soon as possible but at the latest by May 7, 2018 to the

ADLUG Meeting Organisation by preference via email to the attention of Juan Diego Ramírez at jdramirez@pusc.it.

Authors will be advised of acceptance by June 4th, 2017. Full papers or hand-outs in English by preference or in original with full or partial English translation (in MS Word or PowerPoint), not exceeding 10 pages, should reach the meeting organisation before Sept. 1st, 2018 in order to be published and distributed before the meeting. Specific speakers instructions will follow.

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