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*Call for Proposals - DSpace User Group Meeting at Open Repositories 2013*

Conference Theme: *Use, Reuse, Reproduce*

Conference dates: 8 -12 July 2013

Conference location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada

*Important dates:*

EXTENDED to 4 March 2013: Deadline for proposal submissions

19 April 2013: Submitters notified of acceptance to user groups

11-12 July 2013: DSpace User Group program

The DSpace User Group program committee invites your contributions to
OR2013, whether you’re a developer, researcher, repository manager,
administrator or practitioner. We invite one to two-page proposals that
focus on the use of the DSpace platform and that describe novel experiences
or developments in the construction and use of DSpace repositories.
Presentation formats could include panels, tutorials, facilitated round
table discussions, stories, or presentations of varying length. Please
indicate the preferred format in you proposal.

 *Some specific areas of interest for OR2013, from the conference web site

   - Effective re-use of content--particularly research data--enabled by
   embedded repository tools and services
   - Effective re-use of software, services, and infrastructure to support
   repository development
   - Facilitation of reproducible research through access to data,
   workflows, and code
   - Services making use of repository metadata
   - Focused, disciplinary or community-based software, services, and
   infrastructure for use and reuse of content
   - Integration of data, including linked data, and external services with
   repositories to provide solutions to specific domains
   - Added-value services for repositories
   - Long-term preservation of repositories and their contents


*Submitting your proposal:*

Visit the Open Repositories 2013 conference website to *submit your
proposal online*:

Also check out the conference blog and the OR2013

 For inquiries, please contact the DSpace User Group Chair, Hilde
Colenbrander  [log in to unmask]

We look forward to receiving your proposals!