digital libraries

event: JPEG 2000 for the practitioner - a one-day seminar

16/11/2010 09:00
16/11/2010 17:00

A free seminar to explore and examine the use of JPEG 2000 in the cultural heritage industry will be held at the Wellcome Trust. The seminar will include specific case studies of JPEG 2000 use. It will explain technical issues that have an impact on practical implementation of the format, and explore the context of how and why organisations may choose to use JPEG 2000. Although the seminar will have an emphasis on digitisation and digital libraries, the papers will be relevent to a range of research and creative industries. Places are limited to 80 [read more...]

Location

Wellcome Trust
215 Euston Road
London
United Kingdom

event: International Conference on Digital Library Management (ICDLM)

11/01/2011
13/01/2011

Theme: Extending Benefits of Modern Technology to Public, Academic and Special Libraries

Science City, Kolkata, 11-13 January, 2011

Organiser: TERI, New Delhi
Co-Organiser: Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation, Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Kolkata [read more...]

Location

Kolkata
India

job: JISC ICT Programme Managers

Application Deadline: 
15/06/2010

The JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee) are recruiting ICT programme managers for five key areas: Information Environment, Digital Libraries, e-Research, e-Learning and Shared Services & Systems. The posts are offered on fixed-term contracts for up to one year: Applications from those interested in undertaking a role on a secondment basis will be considered. The posts can be based either at the University of Bristol or King’s College London, although the e-Learning post will be Bristol based. [read more...]

event: Towards a Tool for the Automatic Extraction of Canonical References

25/06/2010 16:30

Digital Classicist and Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2010

Towards a Tool for the Automatic Extraction of Canonical References

Matteo Romanello (King’s College London)

http://www.digitalclassicist.org/wip/wip2010-04mr.html [read more...]

Location

Senate House room STB9, Malet Street
London WC1E 7HU
United Kingdom

CfP: Semantic Web And Reasoning for Cultural Heritage and Digital Libraries (SWARCH-DL)

Closing Date: 
17/06/2010

Topics of Interest

We seek for high quality and original contributions which consider and present innovative applications for “meaningful” knowledge management in the cultural heritage field. The semantic aspects of digital information, as they are utilized by digital libraries and other digital repository infrastructures, are also within the workshop’s scope. In particular, topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Semantic-enabled search in cultural heritage collections and digital libraries
* Reasoning over cultural heritage information [read more...]

CfP: 14th European Conference on Digital Libraries

Closing Date: 
26/02/2010

The European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL) is the leading European scientific forum on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues, bringing together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field. ECDL 2010, the 14th conference in this series, will be organised by the University of Glasgow. The proceedings will be published as a volume of Springer’s Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) series.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

· Digital Libraries and Mobility [read more...]

event: 14th European Conference on Digital Libraries

06/09/2010
10/09/2010

The European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL) is the leading European scientific forum on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues, bringing together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field. ECDL 2010, the 14th conference in this series, will be organised by the University of Glasgow. The proceedings will be published as a volume of Springer’s Lecture Notes on Computer Science (LNCS) series.

http://www.ecdl2010.org/

Location

University of Glasgow, University Avenue
Glasgow G12 8QQ
United Kingdom

job: Two digital library positions, State Library Munich, Germany

Application Deadline: 
29/01/2010

If you speak German, the following two posts may be of interest to you:

Die Bayerische Staatsbibliothek besetzt zum 01.03.2010 in der Abteilung Verbundzentrale des Bibliotheksverbunds Bayern (BVB) ein Arbeitsverhältnis für die Mitarbeit in der Virtuellen Bibliothek Bayern (Entgeltgruppe TV-L E 13) in Vollzeit (40 Std./Woche), zunächst befristet bis zum 29.02.2011, mit der Möglichkeit der Verlängerung.

Die Stelle umfasst folgende Aufgaben

- Entwicklung, Implementierung und Integration von Applikationen
- Strukturierung von Daten [read more...]

event: Digital Futures: From Digitization to Delivery: London, UK

19/04/2010

Book early as places are limited and early bird discounts are available!

http://www.digitalconsultancy.net/digifutures/

Led by international experts, Digital Futures focuses on the creation, delivery and preservation of digital resources from cultural and memory institutions. Lasting 5 days, Digital Futures is aimed at managers and other practitioners from the library, museum, heritage, media and cultural sectors looking to understand the strategic and management issues involved in developing digital resources from digitisation to delivery. [read more...]

Location

King's College London
London
United Kingdom
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