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From: Humanist Discussion Group <willard.mccarty-AT-MCCARTY.ORG.UK>
Subject: 22.232 events: museology; librarianship
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               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 232.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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   [1]   From:    Humanist Discussion Group                          (31)
         Subject: MW2009 CFP: Deadline Tues. Sept .30, 2008

   [2]   From:    Willard McCarty <>   118)
         Subject: Libraries in the Digital Age /LIDA/ 2009 Call for

         Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 08:31:07 +0100
         From: Humanist Discussion Group <>
         Subject: MW2009 CFP: Deadline Tues. Sept .30, 2008


      Museums and the Web 2009
      the international conference for culture and heritage on-line
      April 15-18, 2009
      Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Don't miss this great chance to present your best work at the only
international conference devoted to culture, heritage, art, and
science on-line: Museums and the Web. MW2009 will be held in
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA,  April 15-18, 2009.


Submit your proposal using our on-line form at

We're open to proposals on on any topic related to museums and their
communities creating, facilitating, or delivering culture, science or
heritage on-line. Proposals for MW are peer-reviewed by an
International Program Committee.

Full details about MW2009 can be found on the conference web site at

We hope to see you in Indianapolis,

jennifer and David

Jennifer Trant and David Bearman
Co-Chairs: Museums and the Web 2009     produced by
April 15-18, 2009, Indianapolis, Indiana        Archives & Museum
Informatics        158 Lee Avenue
email:             Toronto, Ontario, Canada
phone +1 416 691 2516 | fax +1 416 352-6025

         Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 08:32:41 +0100
         From: Willard McCarty <>
         Subject: Libraries in the Digital Age /LIDA/ 2009 Call for=20



Dubrovnik and Zadar, Croatia, 25 =C2=96 30 May 2009

Inter-University Centre ( ) and
University of Zadar, Zadar, Croatia (

Full information at:  Email:

The annual international conference and course Libraries in the Digital
Age (LIDA) addresses the changing and challenging environment for
libraries and information systems and services in the digital world.
Each year a different and =C2=91hot=C2=92 theme is addressed, divided in two
parts; the first part covering research and development and the second
part addressing advances in applications and practice. LIDA brings
together researchers, educators, practitioners, and developers from all
over the world in a forum for personal exchanges, discussions, and
learning, made easier by being held in memorable locations.

This is the tenth and last LIDA that will be held in Dubrovnik; after
that LIDA moves to University of Zadar (Croatia) on a biannual basis.

Themes LIDA 2009

Part I: REFLECTIONS: Changes Brought by and in Digital Libraries in the
Last Decade

Contributions are invited covering the following topics (types described

=C2=95synthesis of research, practices, and values related to digital libraries
that were prominent in the past decade; conceptual frameworks and
methodological approaches that emerged
=C2=95reflections and evaluations of the impact digital libraries have had on
various social enterprises =C2=96 particularly as related to scholarship,
education, and government
=C2=95reflections and evaluation of the impact digital libraries have had on
individuals in their everyday life; changes in use and users of digital
=C2=95assessment of changes that digital libraries brought to traditional
libraries and vice versa, changes in digital libraries based on
requirements of their host institutions
=C2=95growth in involvement with digital libraries of a variety of institutions
such as museums, professional and scientific societies, and other agencies
=C2=95emergence and effects of mass book digitization efforts, such as Million
Book Project, Google Books Library Project, and others; library
participation in these projects
=C2=95examples of good practices that emerged in a variety of efforts, such as
digitization, preservation, access, and others
=C2=95reflections on challenges and lessons learned from national, funded
digital library research and application projects such as US National
Science Digital Library Program, the European Delos and Digital Library
Project, and others
=C2=95examination of international aspects of digital libraries with related
trends in globalization and cooperative opportunities.

Part II: HERITAGE & digital libraries - digitization, preservation, access

Contributions are invited covering the following topics (types described

=C2=95theories and taxonomies of heritage as related to digital libraries and
heritage libraries in a digital world
=C2=95dimensions of e-heritage and areas of significance (documents, monuments
- cultural and natural, as well as ancestry records broadly conceived to
encompass bio-cultural heritage)
=C2=95institutional perspectives on creation, dissemination, and access to
heritage including local, national, trans-national and global strategies
for digital heritage
=C2=95perspectives on heritage information: cultural, political, educational,
economic, legal, socio-technological, bio-technological
=C2=95surveys of preservation activities, programs, projects, best practices
=C2=95technologies for heritage information management: solutions and
=C2=95forms of heritage, their representations, and connection to artifacts,
memories, and record-keeping practices
=C2=95specific concerns for library and information science (including but not
limited to digital curation, web archiving, automation of cultural
heritage archives, etc.)
=C2=95preservation efforts related to scholarly communication and the knowledge

Types of contributions

Invited are the following types of contributions:

1.Papers: research studies and reports on practices and advances that will
be presented at the conference and included in published Proceedings

2.Posters: short graphic presentations on research, studies, advances,
examples, practices, or preliminary work that will be presented in a
special poster session. Proposals for posters should be submitted as a
short, one or two- page paper.

3.Demonstrations: live examples of working projects, services, interfaces,
commercial products, or developments-in-progress that will be presented
during the conference in specialized facilities or presented in special
demonstration sessions.

4.Workshops: two to four-hour sessions that will be tutorial and
educational in nature. Workshops will be presented before and after the
main part of the conference and will require separate fees, to be shared
with workshop organizers.

5.PhD Forum: short presentations by PhD students, particularly as related
to their dissertation; help and responses by a panel of educators.
Instructions for submissions are at LIDA site


For papers and workshops: 15 January 2009. Acceptance by 10 February 2009.
For demonstrations and posters: 1 February 2009. Acceptance by 15 February

Final submission for all accepted papers and posters: 15 March 2009.

Conference contact information

Course co-directors:
TATJANA APARAC-JELUSIC, Ph.D. ;Department of Library and Information
Science University of Zadar; 23 000 Zadar, Croatia;

TEFKO SARACEVIC, Ph.D.;School of Communication, Information and Library
Studies; Rutgers University; New Brunswick, NJ, 08901 USA

Program chairs:
For Theme I: ELIZABETH D. LIDDY, Ph.D.; Dean, School of Information
Studies, Syracuse University; Syracuse, NY 13210, USA;

For Theme II: MARIJA DALBELLO, Ph.D. School of Communication, Information
and Library Studies; Rutgers University; New Brunswick, NJ, 08901, USA;

Marija Dalbello, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
School of Communication, Information and Library   Studies
4 Huntington Street
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1071
Voice: 732.932.7500 / 8215
FAX:  732.932.6916

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