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[InetBib] Call For Papers: International UDC Seminar 2009 in The Hague

Liebe Kolleginnen und Kollegen,

hiermit moechte ich Ihnen einen  Call for papers  fuer das
UDC-Seminar in Den Haag (29.-30. Oktober 2009) zur Kenntnis bringen. 

Mit freundlichen Gruessen
J. Pika

==================== CALL FOR PAPERS======================= 

International UDC Seminar 2009

Hague, 29-30 October 2009

Following the success of the first International Seminar on UDC in 2007,
this the second in a series of biennial conferences is entitled
"Classification at a
Crossroads: Multiple Directions to Usability" and will take place on
29-30 October 2009 in the UDC headquarters at the Koninklijke
Bibliotheek in The Hague.

The 2009 Seminar aims to explore how new developments in information
standards and technology influence and affect applications and services
using classification, Universal Decimal Classification in particular,
and its relationships to other systems.

The conference programme will highlight many ways in which
classification use can be improved. Attention will be paid to the
applications of classification schemes, UDC in particular, in supporting
multilingual access, user-friendly representations of classification in
resource discovery and semantic searching expansion and classification
application across distributed systems.

Papers are now invited from classification researchers and
practitioners, as well as information systems managers on the following

1. classification and semantic technologies 2. classification in
supporting information integration 3. verbal and multilingual access to
classification 4. classification authority control and library systems
5. visual representations/interface to classification 6. experiences
with classification outside the traditional library environment

Contributions may include conference papers and posters. To read more
about the conference and its theme and to submit your abstract, please
go to the conference website: http://www.udcc.org/seminar2009/index.htm.

Contributions will be reviewed by the Programme Committee consisting of
an international panel of experts. All papers will be made available in
an open e-print archive and linked to from the UDCC website. Selected
papers will be published in the "Extensions and Corrections to the UDC",
31 (2009).

01 Feb 2009    Abstract submission deadline
01 Apr 2009    Notification of acceptance
31 Jul 2009    Full papers/posters submission

CONTACT:    seminar2009@xxxxxxxx

ORGANIZER: The seminar is organized by the UDC Consortium (UDCC) and
hosted by The National library of The Netherlands. UDCC is a non-profit
organization, based in The Hague, established to maintain and distribute
the Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) and supports its use and
development. Today, the UDC is used at least in 125 countries. In 34
countries in Europe, Asia and Africa, it is the main classification
system used across national library and information networks.

ETH Zuerich, Dr. Jiri Pika, ETH-Bibliothek, Fachreferat
Raemistrasse 101, 8092 Zuerich
Tel. +41 44  632 67 17 / +41 44  632 36 88 Fax +41 44 632 11 58
pika@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, www.ethbib.ethz.ch

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