Russian-British Digital Libraries Workshop
Moscow, June 16-17, 1999
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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, Novgorod and Ekaterinburg. Organisations wishing to join the videoconference are welcome to apply to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Workshop programme presupposes both plenary talks and short presentations. All accepted talks and presentations will be published as a special issue of the electronic journal "Russian Digital Libraries" (http://www.iis.ru/el-bib).
OBJECTIVES AND SCOPE
The workshop will be aimed at presenting new research results, discussing policy issues, including Russian-British co-operation, at demonstrating new digital libraries and related technologies. Computer scientists, information scientists, librarians, museum workers, archivists and others in academia, government, and industry will attend.
Topics of particular interest will include but are not limited to:
Participants are requested to get registered by the e-mail:
by sending a message with the following information: surname, first name, position, organization, address, postcode, town, country, phone, fax, e-mail.
Submission of abstracts finished on 25 April 1999.
No registration fee will be requested for participation at the Workshop. Coffee breaks and lunches will be provided by the Organising 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.