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1st Workshop on "Archives in the digital age: standards, policies and tools"
(Final Call for Papers)

 Part of the IC-ININFO 2013 - 3rd International Conference on Integrated
Information, 5-9 September 2013, Prague, Czech Republic (
http://icininfo.net/)

Abstract submission deadline: June 30, 2013

Proceedings will be published in Elsevier Procedia Social and Behavioral
Sciences<http://www.journals.elsevier.com/procedia-social-and-behavioral-sciences/>

 *AIM AND SCOPE*

The description and dissemination of the archival collections has changed
over the last twenty years, mostly due to the standardization of the
archival description. The use of the archival standards and metadata
schemas, such as ISAD(G), ISAAR(CPF), ISDF, EAD, EAC-CPF, METS, PREMIS
etc., has expanded to many archival services worldwide. Currently, we find
ourselves in a turning point where new versions of these tools have been
created and new technologies are being used in the archives world, such as
Linked Open Data and Semantic Web tools. Moreover, the latest years
archivists are facing the challenge of the definition of a conceptual model
for the archival description, similar to the ones defined in the
bibliographic and museum world.

The aim of this session is a) to document the use of standards and schemas,
present their implementation, and their strong and weak points, b) to
introduce all the current efforts related to the definition of a conceptual
model for the archival description, c) to observe the use and evaluation of
archival information systems, and d) to present the use of Social Media in
Archives and the policies followed by them. The objective is to generate a
community in which archivists, information and computer scientists working
on relevant issues will meet and exchange ideas about the main open issues.

*TOPICS*

We welcome papers that deal with, but are not limited to, the following
issues:

   - the use and evaluation of standards, metadata schemas and content
   description rules implemented by the Archives in order to describe,
   disseminate and preserve their material in the digital world
   - the implementation of principles, policies, guidelines and best
   practices as part of the digitally manipulated archival tasks
   - the use and evaluation of archival information systems
   - the implementation of Semantic Web technologies in Archives
   - the use of Social Media in Archives

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*SUBMISSION GUIDELINES*

Authors can submit papers (3-8 pages), which have to follow the Elsevier
Procedia Social and Behavioral
Sciences<http://icininfo.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=77&Itemid=88>proceedings
formatting style and guidelines. The submitted papers will
undergo the same peer review as the submissions for IC-ININFO 2013 and
accepted contributions will be published in the Elsevier Procedia Social
and Behavioral Sciences<http://www.journals.elsevier.com/procedia-social-and-behavioral-sciences/>.
Authors of accepted papers will be asked to register to the Conference and
present their work.

More information on submission can be found at the IC-ININFO 2013
publication policy<http://icininfo.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=74&Itemid=83>web
page.


 *IMPORTANT DATES*

June 30, 2013: abstract submission

July 15, 2013: acceptance/rejection notification

July 31, 2013: paper submission

September 5 – 9, 2013: IC-ININFO 2013

*Workshop chairs*

Lina Bountouri, Research Associate, Technological and Educational Institute
of Athens, Greece

Professor Georgios Giannakopoulos, Faculty of Management and Economics,
Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Greece



*PROGRAM COMMITTEE*

The IC-ININFO 2013 International Scientific
Committee<http://icininfo.net/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=81&Itemid=123>

Looking forward to see you in IC-ININFO 2013.