From: [log in to unmask] on behalf of Tammaro Anna Maria
Sent: Tue 19/05/2009 12:50
Subject: CULTURAL HERITAGE on line - Empowering users: an active role for user communities
15-16 December 2009, Florence, Italy
Following the success of the previous conference in 2006, the
Foundation Rinascimento Digitale, the Italian Ministry for Cultural
Heritage and Activities, and the Library of Congress are delighted to
announce that the 2nd "CULTURAL HERITAGE online" conference will be
hosted by Teatro della Pergola, in Florence in December 2009. This
conference aims to explore, analyze, and evaluate the state of the art
and future trends in user communities and cultural contents on the web
from an international perspective, and bring together academic
researchers, policy makers and practitioners, providing a forum for the
discussion and dissemination of the selected themes.
Registration will be open soon: the conference registration form will
be available for download soon.
All information and updating about the conference programme, deadlines,
organisation and registration will be available on our web site
CALL FOR PAPERS
The second day of the conference seeks to encourage critical discussion
on a number of relevant themes relating to opportunities, challenges and
obstacles faced by the digital libraries applications that support an
increasingly active role of the user communities.
The Call for Papers invites authors to put users and communities at the
centre of digital libraries design and development. Considerations may
also be addressed to the improvement of collaborative tools introducing
new capabilities for cooperation, knowledge creation, and collective
IMPORTANT DATES AND INFORMATION:
Proposals for papers must be submitted by June 15th, 2009 (Please send
an email to [log in to unmask] )
Successful candidates will be notified by June 30th, 2009.
The full paper is due no later than October 15th, 2009 and must be an
original submission not published elsewhere. Papers must be written and
presented in English.
Call for Papers:
FOR MORE INFORMATION: [log in to unmask]
Fondazione Rinascimento Digitale
Nuove Tecnologie per i Beni Culturali
Phone 0039 055 2614012
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