Please find below (and at the following web address) the call for papers
for our upcoming Fall Forum in Charlottesville, Virginia, from Monday,
November 7th-Wednesday, November 9th, 2005.  


CALL FOR PAPERS -- DLF Fall Forum 2005 

Charlottesville, Virginia, November 7-9, 2005


Members of DLF institutions are invited to submit proposals for papers
and panel discussions dealing with any aspect of digital library
development. Presentations are taken on all topics but suggested areas
of particular interest include the following:

*User communities - partnerships with users to build content and context

*Production - challenges, workflow, scale, sustainability 

*Tools - creation, delivery, and scholarly use of digital library

*Harvesting data and metadata for new services 

*Mass digitizing issues and our need to think and act strategically
around them 

NOTE: We strongly encourage panels and presentations that pose problems
for discussion, and that make plain what others can learn from the
experience of the presenter(s).


Proposals for presentations should be brief (ca. 250 words) and supply a
title and short abstract. There are 2 or 3 presentations in a 90 minute
session, typically.


Proposals for panel discussions should include a title for the panel, a
brief outline of the panel's purpose, the panelists' names and titles,
short descriptions of their respective contributions, and a statement of
how the panelists' presentations fit together into a logical whole.
Panels last 90 minutes.


"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. BOFs are typically 60-90 minutes, but can be longer
if needed.


Proposals for papers, panels, and Birds-of-a-Feather sessions should be
submitted to [log in to unmask] Please include the phrase "DLF Fall Forum
2005 Proposal" as the first part of the subject heading in your email.

David Seaman
Executive Director,
Digital Library Federation
Council on Library and Information Resources
1755 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036
tel: 202-939-4762; fax: 202-939-4765
e-mail: [log in to unmask]