TPDL2013 - Call for Participation: Registration now open/Accepted papers, workshops, tutorials

Tsakonas Giannis john at LIS.UPATRAS.GR
Thu Jun 6 14:06:45 EDT 2013

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Call for Participation
17th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital 
Valetta, Malta, September 22-26, 2013
(TPDL 2013,

The International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital 
Libraries constitutes a leading European scientific forum on digital 
libraries that brings together researchers, developers, content 
providers and users in the field of digital libraries. The 17th 
International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries 
(TPDL 2013) is organized by the University of Malta and it will be held 
in Grant Hotel Excelsior, Valetta, Malta on September 22-26, 2013.

Registration is now open through All interested may not only 
register for the conference, but they can also book their accommodation, 
social events, etc. All additional services are offered at specially 
conference negotiated rates.

- End of Early Registration: June 30, 2013

A complete list of all accepted papers, posters and demos can be found 

- Christine L. Borgman, "Digital Scholarship and Digital Libraries: 
Past, Present, and Future"
- Sören Auer, "What can Linked Data do for Digital Libraries?"

- eInfrastructures: What Future? Chaired by Wim Jansen, DG Connect, EC
- COST Actions and Digital Libraries: between Sustaining Best Practices 
and Unleashing Further Potential. Chaired by Matthew Driscoll, 
University of Copenhagen

The following workshops are organized in conjunction to TPDL2013:
- Practical Experiences with CIDOC CRM and its Extensions (CRMEX)
- Moving beyond technology: iSchools and education in data curation. Is 
Data Curator a new role?
- The 2nd International Workshop on Supporting Users Exploration of 
Digital Libraries
- The 3rd International Workshop on Semantic Digital Archives (SDA 
- Networked Knowledge Organisation Systems and Services - 12th European 
Networked Knowledge Organisation Systems Workshop (NKOS 2013)
- Linking and Contextualizing Publications and Datasets: Paving the way 
towards Modern Scholarly Communication (LCPD 2013)

All Workshops will be held on 26/09.

- AM1: Linked Data for Digital Libraries by Uldis Bojars, Jodi 
Schneider and Nuno Lopes
- AM2: From Preserving Data to Preserving Research: Curation of Process 
and Context by Andreas Rauber, Rudolf Mayer, Stefan Pröll, Raul Palma, 
Daniel Garijo
- AM3: State-of-the-art Tools for Text Digitisation by Bob Boelhouwer, 
Sebastian Kirch and Adam Dudczak
- PM1: Mapping cross-domain metadata to the Europeana Data Model (EDM) 
by Valentine Charles, Antoine Isaac, Vassilis Tzouvaras and Steffen 
- PM2: The Role of XSLT in digital libraries, editions, and cultural 
exhibits by Laura Mandell and Violeta Ilik

All Tutorials will be on 22/09. The fee allows each participant to 
attend to two tutorials, one in the morning (AM) and one in the 
afternoon (PM).

- G-WiS: Global Collaboration of iSchools. The Global Workshop of 
iSchools will take place on Sunday, 22nd September as part of TPDL2013 
in Valetta, Malta. The event will be held in parallel to the Doctoral 
Consortium of TPDL2013.
- Research infrastructures in the Humanities: Key Topics on Policies. 
The Research infrastructures in the Humanities seminar will take place 
on Wednesday, 25th September as part of TPDL2013 in Valetta, Malta. The 
event will be held after the close of TPDL2103.

Lufthansa German Airlines and AirMalta offer significantly discounted 
fares to all TPDL2013 participants. The carriers program continues with 
the discounted fares from MaltaTransfer to all conference participants. 
MaltaTransfer offers Shuttle Transfer Services from the International 
Malta Airport to your hotel. Please visit the conference website for 
more information.

For more information, please contact with the Organizing Committee at 
tpdl2013 at or visit the conference website

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