CALL FOR PAPERS: DIGITAL LIBRARY FEDERATION FALL FORUM 2003
The Fall 2003 DLF Forum will take place at the Sheraton Old Town,
Albuquerque, NM, November 17-19, 2003.
Information about registration and the Forum will be available soon at
the DLF web site: http://www.diglib.org/forums/fall2003/ Information
about past Forums can be found at: http://www.diglib.org/forums.htm
PROPOSALS FOR PAPERS AND PANEL DISCUSSIONS
Members of DLF institutions are invited to submit proposals for papers
and panel discussions by dealing with any aspect of digital library
Suggested areas of particular interest include the following:
* Preservation: needs, progress, national policy
* Production: challenges, workflow, scale, sustainability
* Tools: creation and delivery of digital library content
* Commerce: the digital library as entreprenurial activity
* Services: aggregating the "data silos"
* Teaching: courseware and the digital library in the classroom
Proposals for presentations should be brief (c.250 words) and supply a
title and short abstract.
Proposals for panel discussions should supply a title, briefly outline
its purpose, and supply the panelists' names alongside titles and short
descriptions for their respective contributions.
"Birds-of-a-feather" sessions can be made available if demand dictates
-- these provide for informal discussion between interested parties on a
specific topic. Anyone attending the Forum is eligible to propose and
organize a session.
Proposals for papers, panels, and Birds of a Feather sessions should be
submitted to [log in to unmask] Please include the phrase "DLF Forum
Proposal" as the subject heading in your email.
Deadline for proposals: Monday September 22, 2003
Selection made by: Wednesday October 1, 2003
The cutoff date for the conference rate ($109) at the Sheraton hotel is
The cutoff date for registration is October 31st, with a maximum
capacity of 150 attendees. The conference will be declared full if we
reach 150 prior to October 31.