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==== CALL FOR PAPERS (deadline 28 February) ====
International UDC Seminar 2015
CLASSIFICATION AND AUTHORITY CONTROL:
Expanding Resource Discovery
DATE: 29-30 October 2015
VENUE: National Library of Portugal
Campo Grande 83
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Linked data practices and techniques have opened new possibilities in
controlled vocabularies and improving resource discovery. Authority data
library systems, including classification schemes find new ways of
potential as shared knowledge structures across the linked data
The objective of this conference is to explore such a potential,
value and use of classification as authority controlled vocabulary, from
local perspective to the global environment.
We invite experts in authority control, classification schemes and
to provide overviews, illustrations and analysis of classification data
management and exploitation. Contributions are welcome on high quality,
innovative research and practice on the following topics:
• Classification as a component of subject authority control
• Classification authority data formats and modeling
• Classification and multilingual subject access
• Sharing classification data from authority files
• Classification data in the open linked data context
Two kinds of contributions are invited: conference papers and posters.
should submit a paper proposal in the form of an extended abstract
words, including references, for papers; and 500-600 words for posters).
submission form is provided on the conference website.
Proposals will be reviewed by the Programme Committee consisting of an
international panel of experts. Each submission will undergo a blind
at least three reviewers.
The Conference proceedings will be published by Ergon Verlag and will be
distributed at the conference.
28 February 2015 Paper proposal submission deadline
23 March 2015 Notification of acceptance & paper submission
15 May 2015 Papers submission (camera ready copy)
ORGANIZER: Classification & Authority Control: Expanding Resource
the fifth biennial conference in a series of International UDC Seminars
organized by the UDC Consortium (UDCC). UDCC is a not-for-profit
based in The Hague, established to maintain and distribute the Universal
Classification and to support its use and development. UDC is one of the
widely used knowledge organization systems in the bibliographic domain.