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LIS 2012 - workshop on Classification and Subject Indexing in Library and Information Science



VenueHildesheim, Germany Germany



Topics/Call fo Papers

The workshop on Classification and Subject Indexing in Library and Information Science (LIS'2012)
is held in conjunction with the 36th Annual Conference of the German Classification Society (GfKl 2012) Hildesheim, Germany August 1 to 3, 2012
The Workshop on Library and Information Science (LIS'2012) solicits contributions on the role of classification and data analysis in this domain. Topics in these area include but are not limited to:
- Open Access to classification systems: How can we provide a sustainable classification infrastructure?
- Classification and subject indexing in the context of catalogs and resource discovery systems
- Linked (subject) data (E.g. Faceted classification and Linked Data architectures: a happy alignment?)
- Classification, Subject indexing and the Semantic Web (E.g. Taxonomies and Semantic Web Ontologies: how closely are they related to each other?)
- Automatic and manual methods in Classification and Subject indexing (E.g. Mappings, concordances, heuristics)
- Subject retrieval in multilingual, multicultural environments
- Serendipity in library collections and digital libraries
Talks in this workshop can be given in English or German.
Important Dates

March 31, 2012: Abstract submission deadline April 27, 2012: Notification of acceptance August 1-3, 2012: Conference August 31, 2012: Full paper submission deadline - for the post-conference proceedings November 16, 2012: Notification of acceptance for the post-conference proceedings December 7, 2012: Camera-ready of accepted papers
The post-conference proceedings will be published in the Springer Series "Studies in Classification, Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization". Full paper submissions have to be in English.
Scientific Program Committee

* Frank Scholze, KIT Karlsruhe, Germany (Chair)
* Ewald Brahms, Univ. Hildesheim, Germany
* Andreas Geyer-Schulz, KIT Karlsruhe, Germany
* Stefan Gradmann, IBI HU Berlin, Germany
* Hans-Joachim Hermes, TUniv. Chemnitz, Germany
* Bernd Lorenz, FH?V Munich, Germany
* Michael M?nnich, KIT Karlsruhe, Germany
* Heidrun Wiesenm?ller, HdM Stuttgart, Germany
Conference location

Located in Hildesheim, the University of Hildesheim is renowned for quality research and education. Hildesheim is a beautiful town with UNESCO World Heritage Sites, located in the very center of Germany. Hildesheim has excellent train connections from all major cities of Germany, and is located only 30 km away from the international airport of Hannover.

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