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IRCDL 2017 : 13th Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries


Conference Series : Italian Research Conference on Digital Library Management Systems
When Jan 26, 2017 - Jan 27, 2017
Where Modena, Italy
Submission Deadline Dec 9, 2016
Notification Due Jan 13, 2017
Categories    digital libraries   informatics   computer science   multimedia

Call For Papers

13th Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries - IRCDL 2017

Modena, Italy, 26-27 January, 2017

Since 2005, the Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries
has served as an important national forum focused on digital
libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues.
IRCDL encompasses the many meanings of the term "digital libraries",
including new forms of information institutions; operational information
systems with all manner of digital content; new means of selecting,
collecting, organizing, and distributing digital content; and
theoretical models of information media, including document genres and
electronic publishing. Digital libraries may be viewed as a new form of
information institution or as an extension of the services libraries
currently provide.

Representatives from academe, government, industry, and others are
invited to participate in this annual conference. The conference draws
from a broad and multidisciplinary array of research areas including
computer science, information science, librarianship, archival science
and practice, museum studies and practice, technology, social sciences,
and humanities.


Topics include but are not limited to:
- Multimedia digital libraries
- Formal and methodological foundations of digital libraries
- Digital libraries architectures and infrastructures
- Algorithms and techniques for automatic content analysis
- System interoperability and data integration
- Data integration between galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAM)
- Ontologies and linked data for digital libraries
- Metadata creation, management, and curation
- User interfaces and visualization
- Information access, usability, and personalization
- Long-term preservation
- Collaborative and adaptive environments
- Social networking and networked information
- Quality and evaluation of digital libraries
- Education and learning
- Evaluation of research quality and impact (including novel metrics)
- Exploitation of digital cultural heritage collections
- Semantic publishing and digital libraries
- New models and applications for digital exhibitions


Research papers, describing original ideas on those topics and on
other fundamental aspects of digital libraries and technology, are
solicited. Moreover, short papers on early research results, demos,
and projects are also welcome. Papers should not exceed 12 pages.

Papers should be submitted electronically as a PDF file at:

Submissions must be formatted according to the authors instructions
for Springer-Verlag LNCS Proceedings
( Accepted papers in
PDF format will be published in on-line proceedings (max 12 pages) at
the time of the conference and presented at the conference. After the
conference some selected authors will be invited to submit a revised
version of their paper for a possible inclusion in the
post-proceedings volume. The revised version of each paper must take
into account the suggestions and the comments received from the
reviewers and possibly during the discussion at the conference. A
list of the changes to the first submission performed on the manuscript
will be required for inclusion in the post-proceedings volume.


Submission Deadline: December 9, 2016
Acceptance Notification: January 13, 2017
Registration deadline: January 20, 2017

Conference: January 26-27, 2017

Post-proceedings volume:

Post-Proceedings Revised Version Submission: February 17, 2017
Post-proceedings Publication: by June, 2017

The IRCDL 2017 post-proceedings volume is planned to be published in
the Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) series
of Springer (


Program Chairs
- Costantino Grana, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
- Lorenzo Baraldi, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia

IRCDL Steering Committee
- Maristella Agosti, University of Padua
- Tiziana Catarci, Sapienza University of Rome
- Alberto Del Bimbo, University of Florence
- Floriana Esposito, University of Bari
- Carlo Tasso, University of Udine
- Costantino Thanos, ISTI CNR, Pisa

Program Committee
- Maristella Agosti, University of Padua
- Andrew David Bagdanov, University of Florence
- Valentina Bartalesi Lenzi, ISTI-CNR
- Stefano Berretti, University of Florence
- Marco Bertini, University of Florence
- Maria Teresa Biagetti, University of Rome “La Sapienza”
- Simone Calderara, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
- Diego Calvanese, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
- Vittore Casarosa, ISTI-CNR
- Michelangelo Ceci, University of Bari
- Rita Cucchiara, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
- Alberto Del Bimbo, University of Florence
- Stefano Ferilli, University of Bari
- Nicola Ferro, University of Padua
- Maria Guercio, University of Rome “La Sapienza”
- Donato Malerba, University of Bari
- Federica Mandreoli, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
- Paolo Manghi, ISTI-CNR
- Simone Marinai, University of Florence
- Nicola Orio, University of Padova
- Antonella Poggi, University of Rome “La Sapienza”
- Marco Schaerf, University of Rome “La Sapienza”
- Giuseppe Serra, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
- Gianmaria Silvello, University of Padua
- Carlo Tasso, University of Udine
- Francesca Tomasi, University of Bologna
- Roberto Vezzani, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia
- Paul Gabriele Weston, University of Pavia

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