ICDL 2006 CALL FOR PAPERS : International Conference on Digital Libraries : deadline: 1 June, 2006 Debal Chandra Kar 04 May 2006 11:18 UTC

CALL FOR PAPERS : International Conference on Digital Libraries (ICDL
2006): 1 June, 2006
December 5-8, 2006 ? India Habitat Center, New Delhi, India

Dear Colleagues,

ICDL is a major international forum focusing on digital libraries and
related issues. It aims to consolidate and expand concerted efforts to
bridge the digital divide. ICDL2006 proposes to focus on Information
Management for Global Access through the creation, adoption,
implementation and utilization of DLs. About 40 renowned and experienced
speakers from India and abroad will be sharing their experiences. For
detail information about the conference please visit the website

As you may be aware that TERI had earlier organized the ICDL
(International Conference on Digital Libraries) 2004, in partnership with
Department of Culture, Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Government of
India from 24 to 27 February 2004. The conference was inaugurated by
Hon'ble President of India. More than 750 participants from 36 countries
and 55 invited speakers from 16 countries and 80 contributed speakers
shared their experiences on a single platform. The conference was able to
create awareness and enthusiasm within the community which afterwards
witnessed several digital library and knowledge management initiatives in

You are invited to submit your papers to the 2nd International Conference
on Digital Libraries, to be held in New Delhi, India 5-8 December, 2006.
Contributions are invited for conference sessions, tutorials, poster
presentations and workshops.

The relevant topics include the following (but not limited to) :
·        Planning, development, and management of digital libraries
·        Online information management
·        Content organization and knowledge management
·        System scalability and interoperability
·        Semantics, thesauri, and ontology
·        Information storage and retrieval for global access
·        Open archives initiatives
·        User studies and system evaluation
·        E-learning
·        Multi-lingual information retrieval system and unicode
·        Digital divide
·        Digital preservation
·        Standards in digital library design and development
·        Dublin core and metadata standards
·        DRM and copyrights issues
·        Digital library services
·        Digital library network and information sharing
·        E-publishing
·        Economic issues of DL and e-learning
·        Tools and techniques for DL
·        DL models and architectures

Paper Submission Information :

All papers must be original in contribution and authors are expected to
transfer the copyright to TERI. Papers must be written in English and
limited to 5000 words.  Each paper should contain a list of about five
keywords. The paper should also mention the topic under which it falls
from the above list of topics or any other. Send your paper in MS Word
(any version) format. For Detail submission details and author guidelines,
please refer to the conference website. Full paper should be submitted
electronically at (ICDL@teri.res.in) by 1 June, 2006.

Important Dates :

Submission of full papers -1 June 2006
Notification of acceptance of paper with comments - 15 Aug 2006
Submission of the final paper after incorporating comments -15 September
Early Bird Registration Deadline - 15 Oct 2006

Registration Information :
For details about the conference registration fee for all presenters and
participants and other registration information, please refer to the
conference website (www.teriin.org/events/icdl )

Sponsorship details, Products & Services Exhibitors and business sessions

For details visit conference website (www.teriin.org/events/icdl) or
e-mail at  icdl@teri.res.in

For any queries contact at ?

Debal C Kar
Organising Secretary
ICDL2006 Conference Secretariat
TERI, Darbari Seth Block
IHC Complex, Lodhi Road
New Delhi - 110 003, India
Phone - 91-11-24682141, 24682111 or 24682100
Fax - 91-11-24682144, 2468 2145
E-mail ICDL@teri.res.in