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From: Digital-Preservation Announcement and Information List
[mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Helen Tibbo
Sent: 17 November 2006 04:55
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Subject: DigCCurr2007- Call for Papers



FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS 

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DigCCurr2007: An International Symposium on Digital Curation 

Focus: "What Digital Curators Do and What They Need to Know?" 

April 18-20, 2007 
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 

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IMPORTANT DATES: 

750 word abstract: January 1, 2007 
Notification of acceptance: February 1, 2007 
Full papers: March 15, 2007 
Symposium: April 18-20, 2007 

 <http://ils.unc.edu/digccurr> http://ils.unc.edu/digccurr 

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INTRODUCTION: 

The School of Information and Library Science < <http://sils.unc.edu>
http://sils.unc.edu>  (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill will host DigCCurr2007, an international symposium on Digital Curation,
April 19 - 20, 2007. This two-day event is part of the "Preserving Access to
Our Digital Future: Building an International Digital Curation" project
funded by the Institute of Museum of Library Services (IMLS). The National
Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is a partner in this effort.

DigCCurr2007 will focus on what digital curators do and what they need to
know to carry out this work and each speaker is asked to address these
issues in their presentation.

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AUDIENCE: 

Anyone interested in digital preservation and curation, especially those who
are building staff capacity in these areas.

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TOPICS OF INTEREST: 

While paper submissions on any aspect of digital curation are welcome, we
are particularly interested in the following areas and topics:

Designing Repositories - Where to Begin? 
Repository Architecture 
Ingest Services 
User Services 
Metadata 
Standards and Standard Development 
Policy Development 
Programs for Working with Content/Data Providers 
Intellectual Property Rights Issues 
Information Industry Perspectives 
Social Science Data Curation 
Science Data Curation 
Funding and Sustainability 

We request that each paper include discussion of the skills, knowledge, and
perspectives individuals working in these functional areas and environments
or addressing these issues will find valuable.

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PAPER FORMAT & SUBMISSION: 

Abstract and full papers must be submitted electronically as PDF files. Full
papers should be 6-8 pages in length and use a double column format such as
the ACM layout. Detailed formatting and submission instructions will be
available in the author instructions section of the conference Web site
soon. At this time electronic publication of the proceedings is planned but
may be followed with a print version.

Please submit abstracts to John Schaefer at: [log in to unmask] by
January 1, 2007. 

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CONFERENCE ORGANIZERS 

Helen R. Tibbo, School of Information and Library Science, UNC-Chapel Hill 
Christopher A. Lee, School of Information and Library Science, UNC-Chapel
Hill 
John Schaefer, School of Information and Library Science, UNC-Chapel Hill 

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ADVISORY BOARD: 

Advisory Board members include: 
Stephen Chapman, Harvard University; 
Adrian Cunningham, National Archives of Australia; 
Robin Dale, RLG/OCLC; 
Wendy Duff, University of Toronto; 
Philip Eppard, SUNY-Albany; 
Anne Gilliland, UCLA; 
Maria Guercio, University of Urbino; 
Hans Hofman, Nationaal Archief (National Archives) of the Netherlands and
ERPANET; 
Anne Kenney, Cornell University Library; 
Steve Knight, National Library of New Zealand; 
Clifford Lynch, Coalition for Networked Information; Richard Marciano, San
Diego Super Computer Center; 
Seamus Ross, University of Glasgow; 
Don Sawyer, NASA; 
Kenneth Thibodeau, National Archives and Records Administration; 
Raymond van Diessen, IBM, The Netherlands; 
Elizabeth Yakel, University of Michigan. 

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CONFERENCE SOCIAL EVENTS: 

All-conference opening reception, 6:00 - 7:30 PM, Wednesday, April 18th 
Working lunch, 12:15 - 1:45, Thursday, April 19th 
All-conference reception, 5:00 - 7:00 PM, Thursday, April 19th 
Working lunch, 12:15 - 1:45, Friday, April 20h 

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CONFERENCE LOCATION: 

The opening reception will be held in The Wilson Library on UNC's main
campus. 
All sessions, lunches, and the Thursday evening reception will be held at
The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, University of
North Carolina at Chapel Hill, located on Route 54 in Chapel Hill, NC.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION 

Please see:  <http://ils.unc.edu/digccurr> http://ils.unc.edu/digccurr. 

Dr. Helen R. Tibbo, Professor 
School of Information and Library Science 
201 Manning Hall 
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3360 
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Tel: 919.962.8063 
Fax: 919.962.8071 


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