Mark your calendar for the 2006 Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL)
The 2006 Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) will take place June 11 - 15, 2006 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
With a theme of "Opening Information Horizons," the international event encompasses the many meanings of the term “digital libraries,” including new forms of information institutions; operational information systems with all manner of digital content; new means of selecting, collecting, organizing, and distributing digital content; digital preservation and archiving; and theoretical models of information media, including document genres and electronic publishing.
This year's program will include peer-reviewed papers and posters as well as demonstrations and two plenary sessions:
"Getting Books Online: Practices and Strategies." A plenary panel on Monday, June 12.
- Daniel Clancy
Engineer Director for Google Print
- David Ferriero
Andrew W. Mellon Director and Chief Executive of The Research
Libraries at The New York Public Library
- Daniel Greenstein
University Librarian, California Digital Library
On Tuesday, June 13, Jonathan Zittrain of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard Law School Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford will present "Open Information: Redaction, Restriction, and Removal."
“JCDL 06 will celebrate the progress of making digital information accessible to people around the world, consider ways that digital libraries can help individuals achieve their goals and assist people from around the globe to understand one another,” said Dr. Gary Marchionini, conference chair. “We invite you to attend this premier research and development conference in the friendly venue of Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Join us!”
Please watch the 2006 JCDL Web site for more information about the conference program and for registration details, which will be coming soon!