Archiving 2007 Call for Papers Announced
August 14, 2006

The Society for Imaging Science and Technology announces the Call for
Papers for Archiving 2007 to be held May 21-24, 2007 in Arlington, VA.
The deadline for abstract submission is November 1, 2006 and a PDF of
the Call for Papers can be found at 

Paper proposals should be submitted according to the process described

The IS&T Archiving Conference brings together a unique community of
imaging novices and experts from libraries, archives, records
management, and information technology institutions to discuss and
explore the expanding field of digital archiving and preservation.
Attendees from across the world represent industry, academia,
governments, and cultural heritage institutions. The conference presents
the latest research results on archiving, provides a forum to explore
new strategies and policies, and reports on successful projects that can
serve as benchmarks in the field. Prospective authors are invited to
submit oral and interactive presentations by the November 1st deadline. 

Proposed program topics include:

* Archiving and Technology

* File Formats
* Standards (formats, color space, compression)
* Containers and packaging (e.g. METS, XFDU)
* Digitization workflows and techniques (scanning, OCR, image workflows)
* Storage technology and strategies
* Automated metadata extraction/harvest

* Creating and Managing Digital Collections

* Selecting content, creating collections
* Categories of content type (e-mail, images, audio, video, data)
* Creating digital repositories
* Content and digital asset management
* Metadata for access
* Rights management and Intellectual property issues
* Auditing and certification of trusted repositories
* Access, search, retrieval
* Indexing, taxonomies, text searching

* Digital Preservation

* Preservation methodologies (research into solutions)
* Metadata for preservation
* Preservation planning (risk assessment, disaster planning,
  process assessment)
* Preservation workflows

Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

Felecia Marsh
IS&T Conference Assistant
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