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[InetBib] BibliothecaBaltica14 – New Technologies for Libraries, Archives and Research Communities – Rostock, Germany, 4/5 October 2018
- Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 11:59:37 +0000
- From: Katrin Sievert via InetBib <inetbib@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [InetBib] BibliothecaBaltica14 – New Technologies for Libraries, Archives and Research Communities – Rostock, Germany, 4/5 October 2018
You are invited to attend and participate in the 14th International Bibliotheca
Baltica Symposium „Sharing the Sources: New Technologies for Libraries,
Archives and Research Communities“ to be held in Rostock, Germany on 4-5
The Symposium, which is jointly organised by Bibliotheca Baltica, Rostock
University Library and the Computational Intelligence Technology Lab of Rostock
University, will bring together researchers working on information technology
for heritage materials and professionals from the library and archive
communities of the Baltic Sea Region to discuss cutting-edge approaches to
digitizing cultural heritage.
Presentation sessions will focus on Research Data Services in Libraries and
Archives, Archival Digitization Strategies, New Developments for National and
Regional Cultural Heritage Portals, Text Recognition in Manuscripts and Prints
and Teaching Digital Humanities.
Submissions are welcome for the poster session detailing original, early
findings, works in progress and use cases in the fields of cultural heritage
digitization and digital humanities. Poster proposals can be submitted via the
conference website<http://www.bb2018.uni-rostock.de/> by 31 July 2018.
We are happy to announce that Kristian Jensen, The British Library, and Günter
Mühlberger, University of Innsbruck, will deliver keynote addresses.
Further confirmed speakers include Ville Kajanne Andrea Hänger (German Federal
Archives, Vice President), Christian Thomas (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of
Science), Giedrė Čistovienė, (Martynas Mazvydas National Library of Lithuania),
Kimmo Kettunen (National Library of Finland), Anda Baklāne (National Library of
Latvia), Tomas Gruszkowski (National Library of Poland), Gerhard Müller
(Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin / Kalliope Union Catalogue, DE), Uldis Bojārs
(National Library of Latvia), Clemens Neudecker (Europeana Newspapers,
Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin), Hanno Toivonen (University of Helsinki), Roger
Labahn (University of Rostock), and further speakers from the READ (Recognition
and Enrichment of Archival Documnets) Project.
Before the main conference, participants can take part in Transkribus workshops
for text and layout recognition organised by CITLab.
Two Bibliotheca Baltica Travel Grants in Memory of Boris Volodin are available
from Bibliotheca Baltica. Applications should be submitted by 31 July 2018.
Further travel grants for participants from outside Germany are available from
Bibliothek und Information International:
Poster due: 31 July 2018; Notification of Acceptance: 15 August 2018
Application for Travel Grant in Memory of Boris Volodin closes: 31 July 2018
Registration closes: 31 August 2018
Conference: 4 - 5 October 2018
Please send any queries to the Bibliotheca Baltica Symposium coordinator at the
email address below.
We look forward to seeing you in Rostock!
Rostock University Library
Schwaansche Str 3b
Conference website: www.bb2018.uni-rostock.de<http://www.bb2018.uni-rostock.de>
Listeninformationen unter http://www.inetbib.de.