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ISI 2011 : 12th International Symposium on Information Science


When Mar 9, 2010 - Mar 11, 2010
Where Hildesheim, Germany
Submission Deadline Nov 8, 2010
Notification Due Dec 20, 2010
Final Version Due Jan 17, 2011
Categories    information science   information retrieval   human-computer interaction   knowledge management

Call For Papers

Information and Knowledge: global, social and free?

The 12th International Symposium on Information Science and the 17th Annual Conference of IuKInitiative Science will be held under the overall title Information and Knowledge: global, social and free?

For wide parts of the developed world the internet can be seen as ubiquitous. More powerful technological infrastructures, a growing range of services and tools that alleviate the creation and publication of knowledge, and a new so-called net generation have brought about a change leading to a participative web as the new pre-eminent medium. Aspects of the internationalization and multilingualism of knowledge processes, questions of social and technical adaptability, and connectivity and participation in information access and use are becoming more and more important, first and foremost for professionals and organizations but also for end users and for civil society in general. The conference will serve as a platform and forum for the discussion of such issues.

The ISI 2011 conference is a joint event of the German Higher Education Association for Information Science (HI) ( and the IuK (IuK-I) ( ISI 2011 will be held at the University of Hildesheim ( under the management of Prof. Dr. Christa Womser-Hacker (

HI, being a science and education organization, is primarily interested in science-based and education-related contributions in all areas of research, whereas the IuK- Initiative mainly encourages contributions with respect to the promotion and development of domain-specific information and to the transfer of knowledge. Contributors should specify for which part of the conference their paper is intended.
Particularly desired are papers with the following topics, but also those which cover any subject in the broader field of information science including neighbouring disciplines such as computer science, economic science, economics, law, politics and administration, psychology and linguistics.
- E-Learning, E-Science
- E-Society, E-Culture, E-Commerce
- Globalization of information processes
- Human-Computer Interaction, Usability, Mobility
- Information Behaviour, Information Literacy
- Information Infrastructure
- Information Management and Knowledge Management
- Information Retrieval
- Internationalization of Information and Knowledge
- Multimedia, Multi Modality, Multilinguality
- Open Access, Open Education, Open Innovation
- Quality Management und Evaluation
- Social Web, Collaborative Media
- Visualization

Papers written and to be presented in English are welcome.

The following types of contributions may be submitted. Additionally, students and doctoral students are encouraged to present their research in special sessions.
1. Long papers (10-12 pages)
2. Short papers (3-5 pages)
3. Posters (1- 2 pages)
4. Panel suggestions (1-2 pages)
5. Students' presentations
6. Doctoral thesis presentations

Programme committee
Tatjana Aparac-Jelušic, University of Zadar, Kroatien
Bernard Bekavac, Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Chur
Nicolas Belkin, Rutgers University
Christoph Bläsi, Universität Mainz
Andreas Brellochs, Zürcher Kantonalbank, Zürich, Abt. InfoCenter
Rafael Capurro, ZKM Karlsruhe
Nicolae Dragulanescu, University Politehnica of Bucharest
DoWan Kim, University Paichai, Deageon
Maximilian Eibl, Technische Universität Chemnitz
Simone Fühles-Ubach, Fachhochschule Köln
Norbert Fuhr, Universität Duisburg-Essen
Ursula Georgy, Fachhochschule Köln
Stefan Gradmann, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Joachim Griesbaum, Universität Hildesheim
Rainer Hammwöhner, Universität Regensburg
Ilse M. Harms, Universität des Saarlandes
Josef Herget, Donau-Universität Krems
Hans-Christoph Hobohm, Fachhochschule Potsdam
Isto Huvila, Uppsala University
Peter Ingwersen, Universität Kopenhagen
Michael Kluck, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) Berlin
Gerhard Knorz, Hochschule Darmstadt
Traugott Koch, Max Planck Digital Library Berlin
Jürgen Krause, ehemals GESIS und Universität Koblenz Landau
Otto Krickl, Universität Graz
Rainer Kuhlen, ehemals Universität Konstanz
Dirk Lewandowski, Hochschule für Ang. Wissenschaften Hamburg
Thomas Mandl, Universität Hildesheim
Michel J. Menou, University College London
Achim Oßwald, Fachhochschule Köln
Vivien Petras, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Wolf Rauch, Universität Graz
Ulrich Reimer, University of Applied Science, St. Gallen
Harald Reiterer, Universität Konstanz
Marc Rittberger, Hochschule Darmstadt/DIPF
Christian Schlögl, Universität Graz
Colin Schmidt, Universität Le Mans
Ralph Schmidt, Hochschule für Ang. Wissenschaften Hamburg
Wolfgang Schmitz, Universitätsbibliothek der Universität Köln
René Schneider, Haute école de gestion de Genève - HEG Genf
Ulrike Schömer, Fachhochschule Hannover
Michael Seadle, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin
Wolfgang Semar, Hochschule für Technik und Wirtschaft Chur
Wolfram Sperber, ZIB Berlin
Ulrike Spree, Hochschule für Ang. Wissenschaften Hamburg
Maximilian Stempfhuber, RWTH Aachen, Hochschulbibliothek
Wolfgang G. Stock, Universität Düsseldorf
Klaus Tochtermann, ZBW Kiel
Gabriela Tullius, Fachhochschule Reutlingen
Sirje Virkus, Universität Tallinn
Christian Wolff, Universität Regensburg
Julian Warner, Queens University of Belfast
Erich Weichselgartner, ZPID Trier
Christa Womser-Hacker, Universität Hildesheim
Maja Zumer, Universität Ljubljana

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