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[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 
October 2018.

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. 
(http://www.bb2018.uni-rostock.de/travel-grants/ )

Further travel grants for participants from outside Germany are available from 
Bibliothek und Information International: 

Key dates

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!

Susanne Goldmann
Symposium Coordinator
Rostock University Library
Schwaansche Str 3b
18055 Rostock

Conference website: www.bb2018.uni-rostock.de<http://www.bb2018.uni-rostock.de>

Listeninformationen unter http://www.inetbib.de.