Thursday, 10 April 2008

4th Digital Curation Conference: Call for papers

The call is now open at
"The first day of the conference will focus on three key topics:

  • Radical sharing, new ways of doing science e.g. large scale research networks, mass collaboration, dynamic publishing tools, wikis, blogs, social networks, visualisations and immersive environments
  • Sustainability of curation
  • Legal issues including privacy, confidentiality and consent, intellectual property rights and provenance
"The second day of the conference will be dedicated to research and development and will feature peer-reviewed papers in themed parallel sessions."
There are several main themes:

  • Research Data Infrastructures (covering research data across all disciplines)
  • Curation and e-Research
  • Sustainability: balancing costs and value of digital curation and preservation
  • Disciplinary and Inter-disciplinary Curation Challenges
  • Challenging types of content
  • Legal Issues
  • Capacity Building
Key dates:
  • Submission of papers for peer-review: 25 July 2008
  • Submission of abstracts poster/demos/workshops for peer-review: 25 July 2008
  • Notification of authors: 19 September 2008
  • Final papers deadline: 14 November 2008
  • Submission of poster PDFs: 14 November 2008
We need good papers, so please get your thinking caps on!


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