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ECDL 2010 : 14th European Conference on Digital Libraries


Conference Series : European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries
When Sep 6, 2010 - Sep 10, 2010
Where Glasgow, UK
Abstract Registration Due Feb 26, 2010
Submission Deadline Mar 1, 2010
Notification Due May 3, 2010
Final Version Due May 24, 2010
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Call For Papers

14th European Conference on Digital Libraries
September 6-10, 2010
Glasgow, UK

Call for Contributions


The European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL) is the leading European scientific forum on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues, bringing together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field. ECDL 2010, the 14th conference in this series, will be organised by the University of Glasgow. The proceedings will be published as a volume of Springer’s Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) series.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
· Digital Libraries and Mobility
· Digital Library Architectures
· Digital Library Infrastructure
· Digital Preservation and Curation
· Information Mining in Digital Libraries
· Information Retrieval in Digital Libraries
· Interoperability of Digital Library Systems and Services
· Knowledge Organisation Systems
· Metadata Standards and Protocols in Digital Library Systems
· Multilinguality in Digital Libraries
· Multimedia Digital Libraries
· Personal Information Management and Personal Digital Libraries
· Personalisation in Digital Library Systems and Settings
· Policies for Digital Library systems
· Social Networking, Web 2.0 and Collaborative Interfaces in Digital Libraries
· User Interfaces for Digital Libraries
· User Studies for and Evaluation of Digital Library Systems and Applications
· Visualisation in Digital Libraries

Important dates

Research papers

Abstract submission: February 26, 2010
Full paper submission: March 1, 2010
Notification of acceptance: May 3, 2010
Submission of final version: May 24, 2010

Posters and demonstrations

Poster and demo submission: March 31, 2010
Notification of acceptance: May 3, 2010
Submission of final version: May 24, 2010

Doctoral consortium

Paper submission: April 15, 2010
Notification of Acceptance: May 10, 2010
Submission of final abstract: May 24, 2010

Call for Research Papers

Authors are invited to submit research papers describing original, unpublished research that is not (and will not be) simultaneously under consideration for publication elsewhere. Research papers must be up to 12 pages in length. Paper acceptance can be as long paper, short paper, or poster. The authors of the best research papers will be invited to submit substantially extended versions of their papers for publication in a Special Issue of theInternational Journal on Digital Libraries (Springer). For further information, please refer to

Call for Posters and Demonstrations

Posters provide an excellent opportunity for presenting late-breaking results, significant work in progress, or research that is best communicated in an interactive or graphical format. Demos showcase innovative digital libraries technology and applications, ranging from research prototypes to operational systems, allowing you to share your work directly with your colleagues in a high-visibility setting. Poster and demo submissions must be up to 4 pages in length. For details, please visit

Call for Doctoral Consortium Papers

The ECDL 2010 Doctoral Consortium (DC) serves as a forum for PhD students to share ideas about the development and use of Digital Libraries, compare approaches, discuss future research problems and receive feedback from the international Digital Library community. PhD students, whose doctoral research is related to digital libraries and is at a stage of progress where feedback from the international community might be of value, are invited to submit extended abstracts of up to 10 pages describing their work. For detailed information, please see

All contributions must be written in English. They must follow the formatting guidelines of Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) and must be submitted via the conference submission system.

Further information

For further information, please visit the conference web site at or email

Conference organizers

Honorary Chair
Keith van Rijsbergen, University of Glasgow, UK

General Chairs
Joemon Jose, University of Glasgow, UK
Mounia Lalmas, University of Glasgow, UK

Local Chair
Ingo Frommholz, University of Glasgow, UK

Programme Chairs
Andreas Rauber, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
Fabrizio Sebastiani, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy
Poster & Demo Chairs
Matt Jones, University of Swansea, UK
Jaap Kamps, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Doctoral Consortium Chairs
Ian Anderson, University of Glasgow, UK
Birger Larsen, Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark

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