Supporting researchers in exploring and examining digitised artefacts presents many challenges in terms of understanding each researcher's needs, performing appropriate manipulation of and uplift from content, and in presenting a suite of useful research tools to facilitate exploration.
Registration is now open for a full-day workshop, Digital Collection Contexts: Intellectual and Organizational Functions at Scale, at iConference, Berlin, Germany. The workshop will examine conceptual and practical aspects of collections and the context they provide in the digital environment, especially in large-scale cultural heritage aggregations. Collections will be considered in relation to the information needs of scholars, roles of cultural institutions, and international interoperability.
Join us November 20-23, 2013 for the Museum Computer Network’s 41st annual conference (MCN 2013) in Montreal, Canada
. We're looking forward to another great program of workshops, sessions, and creative interactions with friends and colleagues in the cultural heritage sector.
This year’s theme, “Re:Making The Museum ,” taps into the current trend among cultural institutions to reexamine what they do and how the community is finding new and innovative ways to accomplish their goals. From reimagining online exhibitions to rethinking digitization practice to reevaluating interaction with audiences, there are numerous ways that museums are actively remaking themselves. Share how you are remaking the museum in a presentation at MCN 2013!
ACL is the premier conference of the field of computational linguistics, covering a broad spectrum of diverse research areas that are concerned with computational approaches to natural language. An exciting new development this year is that the conference program will include the presentation of papers that have been accepted at Transactions of the ACL (TACL), the new journal of the ACL.
The 7th annual Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval (HCIR 2013) will be held on Thursday and Friday, October 3 and 4th, 2013, at Simon Fraser University’s Segal School of Business in downtown Vancouver, BC, Canada. The symposium is being supported by the University of British Columbia iSchool.
The 2nd International workshop on Supporting Users Exploration of Digital Libraries will be held at TPDF 2013 in Malta on the 26th September.
The International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL) constitutes a leading scientific forum on digital libraries that brings together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field of digital libraries. TPDL 2013, the 17th edition of the conference, will be organized by University of Malta and it will be held in Valletta, Malta on September 22-26, 2013.