National Conference on Digitization and Digital Preservation (NCDDP2008)

Venue: Metcalfe House, Delhi - 110 054

Location: New Delhi, Delhi, India

Event Date/Time: Dec 11, 2008 End Date/Time: Dec 12, 2008
Registration Date: Oct 31, 2008
Early Registration Date: Sep 10, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 10, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Sep 10, 2008
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Description

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Digitization and preservation refers to the management of digital information over time. Preservation of digital information requires more constant and ongoing attention than preservation of other media. Establishing a reliable technological infrastructure in the face of rapid and ongoing changes is a core organizational challenge. Meeting that challenge requires adequate funding, appropriate expertise, systematic monitoring and an established process for informed decision making. An organization needs to identify essential changes for implementation over time to sustain the digital preservation.

In view of this DESIDOC is organizing a two-day National Conference on Digitization and Digital Preservation aimed to debate various issues on the subject. It will emphasize the ways in which the historical records of an organization can be preserved and made available for dissemination and scholarly use.



OBJECTIVES

The digitization means not only making digital materials broadly accessible to the users, but also ensuring its longevity. The objectives of the Conference on Digitization and Digital Preservation are for providing a strategy for safeguarding of scientific heritage as well as discussing the key issues related to digitization and preservation.

THEMES & SUB-THEMES COVERED

Digital Libraries and Digitization issues

Preservation / Conservation Procedures

Metadata Standards in relation to Digitization / Preservation

Copyright Issues

Networking Techniques and Technologies

Storage Solutions/ Specifications

Semantic Web, Ontologies, Automatic Information Retrieval from Text, Multimedia & Databases

Knowledge Management

Intellectual Property Rights



CALL FOR PAPERS

Original, unpublished and relevant to the themes of the Conference of not more than 2000 words ( or 7-8 typed pages of A4 size including figures) may be sent to the Organizing Secretary.



DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PAPERS

Authors are invited to submit research papers in Word format to the following email ids and strictly follow the STANDARD STYLE for preparing manuscripts;



E-mail. : director@desidoc.drdo.in, ncddp@desidoc.drdo.in



Submission of Full Papers (MS word format) : 10 Sept 2008



WHO SHOULD ATTEND

LIS professionals including practicing librarians, teaching faculty, scientists, technologists, computer professionals from central and state govt., private, public sectors and academic institutions.



REGISTRATION FEE



Rs. 1500 per delegate and Rs. 1000/- for accompanying subsequent participant from the same institute/organization.

Registration fee includes Conference kit, tea/coffee and working lunch. Registration fee does not include accommodation charges and local transportation, or dinner. Fee as applicable should be sent in the form of Demand Draft/Banker’s Cheque drawn in favour of "Organising Secretary, NCDDP 2008" payable at Delhi.



ACCOMMODATION

Limited Accommodation on sharing basis is available. Those who require please contact us immediately not later than October 15, 2008.



DATE & VENUE



The conference will be held during 11-12 December 2008, Metcalfe House, Delhi.



CONTACT PERSON

Dr A L Moorthy

Director
Chairman, Organising Committee

DESIDOC, Metcalf House, Delhi-54



Phone: 011-2390 2527, 2390 2529, Fax: 011-2381 9151, 2390 2449



Email: director@desidoc.drdo.in, ncddp@desidoc.drdo.in

Venue

Additional Information

REGISTRATION FEE Rs. 1500 per delegate and Rs. 1000/- for accompanying subsequent participant from the same institute/organization. Registration fee includes Conference kit, tea/coffee and working lunch. Registration fee does not include accommodation charges and local transportation, or dinner. Fee as applicable should be sent in the form of Demand Draft/Banker’s Cheque drawn in favour of "Organising Secretary, NCDDP 2008" payable at Delhi. ACCOMMODATION Limited Accommodation on sharing basis is available. Those who require please contact us immediately not later than October 15, 2008. DATE & VENUE The conference will be held during 11-12 December 2008, Metcalfe House, Delhi. CONTACT PERSON Dr A L Moorthy Director Chairman, Organising Committee DESIDOC, Metcalf House, Delhi-54 Phone: 011-2390 2527, 2390 2529, Fax: 011-2381 9151, 2390 2449 Email: director@desidoc.drdo.in, ncddp@desidoc.drdo.in