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    Digital Libraries Workshop

    Moscow, April 16-17, 1998

    http://www.risi.ru/radlw98 moved to http://www.iis.ac.ru/events/19980416/

    The Russian-American Workshop on Digital Libraries will take place on April 16-17, 1998 at Moscow, Russia. The theme is US Digital Libraries Initiative (Phase II) and Russian Digital Libraries Program.


    [IHPCDB logo] Institute of High Performance Computing and Data Bases of the Russian Ministry of Science and Technologies
    [IOC RAS logo] Institute of Organic Chemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences
    [Oracle logo] Oracle
    [RISI logo] Russian Information Society Institute
    [SUN logo] Sun Microsystems


    [Ministry of Sci 
logo] Russian Ministry of Science and Technologies
    [RFBR logo] Russian Foundation for Basic Research
    [RFTD logo] Russian Foundation for Technological Development
    [NSF logo] National Science Foundation


    [FREEnet logo] Academic and Research Network FREEnet


      Submission deadline: March 31, 1998
      Notice of acceptance: April 5, 1998
      Workshop dates: April 16-17, 1998


      A.Bogdanov (Institute of High Performance Computing and Data Bases), co-chairman
      B.Gustafsson (Sun Microsystems), co-chairman
      A.Fonotov (Russian Foundation for Technological Development)
      A.Golubeva (Sun Microsystems)
      S.Griffin (National Science Foundation)
      Yu.Hohlov (Russian Information Society Institute)
      K.Ibragimov (Russian Ministry of Science and Technologies)
      A.Itkin (Institute of High Performance Computing and Data Bases)
      L.Kalinichenko (Institute for Problems of Informatics of Russian Academy of Sciences)
      A.Mendkovich (Institute of Organic Chemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences)
      O.Syuntyurenko (Russian Foundation for Basic Research)
      O.Yashina (Oracle)


    The workshop will take place in the conference hall of the Institute of Organic Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences (Moscow, Leninskij pr. 47).

    The workshop will be broadcasted as a Mbone videoconference to active sites in St.Petersburg, Yaroslavl, Novosibirsk and Chernogolovka. Technical details on a videoconference are presented at http://www.free.net/FREEnet/WG/MCAST-WG/Events/RADLW98.en.html

    The Workshop Program presupposes only plenary talks. At the same time presentations are welcome. All accepted plenary talks and presentations will be published as a special issue of the electronic journal "Russian Digital Libraries" (http://www.iis.ac.ru/el-bib).


    Participants are requested to get registered by the e-mail:


    before March 31, 1998 by sending a message with the following information: surname, first name, position, organization, address, postcode, town, country, phone, fax, e-mail, title of talk/presentation, abstract (not more than 0.5 page).


    No registration fee will be requested for participation at the Workshop. Coffee breaks and lunches will be provided by the Organizing Committee. Participants will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs except invited speakers.


    Working languages will be Russian and English. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided during the workshop sessions.