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CFP: Web Archiving and Digital Libraries JCDL 2015

By sgodbey on April 7, 2015 9:01 AM | Permalink

WADL 2015
Web Archiving and Digital Libraries
JCDL 2015 (, Knoxville TN; 6/24-25 Workshop

Submissions (please provide contact and supporting info in <= 1 page):

EasyChair submission page
Due April 18; Notification will be by May 8. Categories are:

  • Poster + lightening talk
  • Demonstration + lightening talk
  • 15 min. meeting/conference report related to WADL, including Q&A
  • 20 min. presentation + 10 min. Q&A
  • 30 min. panel with interactive plenary discussion


This will explore the integration of web archiving and digital libraries, over the complete life cycle: creation/authoring, uploading/publishing in the Web, …

It will cover all topics of interest, including but not limited to:

  • Archiving (events)
  • Big data
  • Classification
  • Community building
  • Crawling (focused)
  • Curation, quality control
  • Databases / collections
  • Discovery
  • Extraction & analysis
  • Filling gaps
  • Globalization, languages
  • Social sciences
  • Linking archives
  • Metadata
  • Mobile devices
  • Network science
  • Preservation
  • Resource description
  • Standards, protocols
  • Systems, tools
  • Tweet connections


  • to continue to build the community of people integrating web archiving & DLs
  • to help attendees learn about useful methods, systems, and software in this area
  • to help chart future research and improved practice in this area
  • to promote synergistic efforts including collaborative projects and proposals
  • to produce an archival publication that will help advance technology and practice
  • to spot work for a planned journal special issue, in Springer’s IJDL:

Workshop Co-chairs:

Chair, Edward A. Fox, Professor and Director Digital Library Research Laboratory, Virginia Tech,,, 540-231-5113
Co-chair, Zhiwu Xie,, Associate Professor and Technology Development Librarian, Center for Digital Research and Scholarship, University Libraries, Virginia Tech, 540-231-4453