CFP: Archiving 2021

Proposals for Archiving 2021 are now being accepted. The two-week conference aims to serve as an interdisciplinary forum for information exchange on the latest research results on digitization and curation, new technologies and projects, and different platforms and ways of visualizing collection data. Archiving 2021 will take place June 9-18 and 21-24, and will include beginning to advanced short courses, virtual tours and exhibits, a Technical Papers Program, and networking opportunities.

From the call:

Authors are invited to submit 1-2 page abstracts for peer-review describing original work in technical areas related to 2D, 3D, and AV materials within, but not limited to the following areas:

  • Digitization / Imaging
    • New developments in digitization technologies and workflows
    • Advanced imaging techniques and image processing, e.g., multispectral imaging, 3D imaging
    • Large scale/mass digitization and workflow management systems
    • Quality assurance and control of digitization workflow, e.g., targets, software, automation, integration
  • Preservation / Archiving
    • Formats, specifications, and systems
    • Management of metadata
    • Standards and guidelines
    • Archival models and workflows
  • Access of 2D, 3D, and AV materials
    • Dissemination/use of digitized/imaged materials, e.g., rights management, crowdsourcing, data mining, data visualization
    • Deep learning algorithms to improve search results; AI, machine learning, etc.
    • Open access and open data strategies
    • Integration of linked open [usable] data (LOD/LOUD)/Open source solutions
    • APIs (automated programming interface, e.g., IIIFs)
    • New methods for storytelling
    • Prototypes and work-in-progress
  • Management and Partnerships
    • Policies, strategies, plans, and risk management; repository assessment
    • Business and cost models
    • Collaborations and partnership best practices/lessons learned/case studies
    • New work models: remote solutions, work-arounds, challenges in a pandemic climate

Submissions will be peer reviewed and will be included in open access conference proceedings. Submit via: Proposals in the form of 1-2 page extended abstracts are due by April 5, 2021.

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