Welcome to the TPDL 2013 Website
The International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL) constitutes a leading scientific forum on digital libraries that brings together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field of digital libraries. TPDL 2013, the 17th edition of the conference, will be organized by University of Malta and it will be held in Valletta, Malta on September 22-26, 2013.
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ERCIM supports TPDL2013
ERCIM, the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics, is supporting TPDL2013 as a Bronze Sponsor. ERCIM has a long-standing cooperation with the TPDL community as it has supported many previous editions of TPDL and we are happy that TPDL2013 extends this tradition.
ERCIM aims to foster collaborative work within the European research community and to increase co-operation with European industry. Some of the leading European institutes are members of ERCIM in areas of rapidly advancing research.
[Added: Jan. 10, 2013]
Christine E. Borgman is our first Keynote Speaker
We are happy to announce that Christine L. Borgman is our first Keynote Speaker. Her speech is titled “Digital Scholarship and Digital Libraries: Past, Present, and Future” and you can find an abstract on the relevant webpage.
[Added: Dec. 12, 2012]
Call for Tutorials
TPDL2013 will offer to conference attendees and local participants a stimulating and informative selection of tutorials covering current topics in digital libraries and related technologies and areas of research. The conference especially welcomes tutorial proposals bridging multiple areas, or presenting new perspectives in these areas, as well as tutorials with a practical hands-on approach that educate participants in using a technology after the tutorial. Find the detailed Call for Tutorials at the relevant webpage.
[Added: Nov. 27, 2012]
Call for Panels
TPDL2013 invites panel proposals aiming to create a forum for the discussion of crucial issues concerning the present and future of digital libraries, the development of digital societies and the approaches of sharing meaningful information. Panels should echo the problematic of the community on theoretical and practical issues of digital libraries and how they can be addressed in a challenging and long-standing way. Find the detailed Call for Panels at the relevant webpage.
[Added: Nov. 26, 2012]
Call for Workshops
The Organizing Committee of TPDL2013 invites interested individuals, research teams, societies and project groups to submit their proposals for workshops to be organized in the frame of the conference. Find the detailed Call for Workshops at the relevant webpage.
[Added: Nov. 20, 2012]
Inmark Group supports TPDL2013
Inmark, a Group of consultants specializing in commercial intelligence and business development, is sponsoring TPDL2013.
Inmark relies upon a team of more than 300 consultants in Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Peru, Venezuela, Portugal and Spain. Inmark’s mission is to collaborate with Companies and Institutions in their aim to achieve a better competitive position, an adequate development of their organization, systems and people and a systematic improvement of their benefits.
[Added: Nov. 15, 2012]
Ontotext and Facet Publishing support TPDL2013
Ontotext, one of the leading developers of core semantic technology, text mining and web mining solutions, and Facet Publishing, the commercial publishing and bookselling arm of CILIP and one of the leading publishers of books for library and information professionals worldwide, are sponsoring TPDL2013.
Ontotext has a strong corporate commitment to putting information about semantic web technologies—RDF, SPARQL, OWL—into the hands of developers and information workers all over the world. Ontotext is a frequent sponsor of conferences and workshops in the U.S. and Europe.
Facet Publishing, previously known as Library Association Publishing, has an internationally established list of over 200 specialist titles in print. Together these products cover all the major aspects of professional LIS activity. Facet Publishing sells its books in virtually every country in the world. It has customers in the public and private sectors and publishes books for library, museum, archive, records management and publishing communities, as well as students on information, media, business and communications courses.
[Added: Nov. 13, 2012]
International Journal of Digital LibrariesBest TPDL2013 papers on a Focused Issue of the International Journal on Digital Libraries
The authors of the best research papers submitted to TPDL2013 will be invited to submit substantially extended versions of their paper for publication in a Focused Issue of the International Journal on Digital Libraries.
[Added: Oct.. 31, 2012]
Check out video “teaser” on Vimeo and connect with our social media
TPDL 2013 has prepared a video teaser. You can see it on the TPDL channel in Vimeo. Don’t forget to stay close the conference with its social media accounts in Twitter and Facebook.
[Added: Oct.. 08, 2012]
TPDL 2013 website has been officially launched
The TPDL 2013 official website has been launched. In this website you will be able to find all information relevant to the organization and the scientific programme of the International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries. The website will be continuously updated with all relevant information.
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