IFLA ARL Satellite meeting 2017

Digital Humanities


15 – 17 August 2017


Berlin, Germany


Call for abstracts now open.

The call for abstracts is now open for DIGITAL HUMANITIES – OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS: CONNECTING LIBRARIES AND RESEARCH.  Initial abstracts of no more than 500 words must be made electronically and sent by the 15 January 2017 to: info@dariah.eu 

The satellite conference will be held IFLA Satellite Meeting 2017 in Berlin on August 15 – 17 and is Hosted by BBAW, DARIAH-EU, DINI, IFLA, LIBER and the Library of the Humboldt University Berlin

This three-day international conference will bring together notable cultural heritage, research and infrastructure organizations, as well as acclaimed keynote speakers in the field. The event will explore and discuss the above themes with the aim of enriching and cementing the links between research, the public and memory institutions, further defining the critical role of libraries in the process, supporting open data in the humanities and understanding better how to create new and sophisticated interactions with the digital public.

Therefore we also invite submissions for papers of 20-minutes duration on – but not limited to - the following and related topics:

  • Enrichment of digital documents
  • Research impact through cultural heritage institutions
  • Building networks between GLAMs and universities
  • Citizen Science and the social meaning of collections
  • Assessing the cultural and economic value of GLAMs
  • Digitizing for the Digital Arts and Humanities
  • Community archive building and the researcher
  • The independent scholar and library special collections
  • New forms of academic digital publishing
  • NGOs and GLAMs
  • Improving the citability of humanities data
  • Taking academe to the people: GLAMs as bridges to social research

Initial abstracts of no more than 500 words must be made electronically and sent by the 31st of December 2016 to: info@dariah.eu  The reviewing process will be completed in the end of January 2017. Abstracts selected must be as presentations submitted until May 1. The camera ready manuscripts should be available by July 1 to publish in an open-access collection. The final versions of presentations should have arrived no later than August 1.

Satellite Meeting, Academic and Research Libraries, Germany, Digital Humanities

Last update: 15 December 2016