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Call for Proposals for the DSpace User Group Meeting 2010

By Elin Stangeland, DSpace@Cambridge Repository Manager, Cambridge University Library
Ithaca, NY The next DSpace User Group Meeting will be held in conjunction with the Fifth International Open Repositories Conference (OR10- in Madrid, Spain on July 8-9, 2010. DSpace invites presentation proposals for DSpace User Group sessions.
We invite repository managers, developers and researchers to submit presentation proposals describing their experiences implementing, using, customizing and developing DSpace. The DSpace program committee is soliciting proposals of both a practical (tutorials, case studies, best practices) and theoretical nature.
Paper Submission Deadline: March 1, 2010
Notification of Acceptance: May 1, 2010
DSpace User Meeting: July 8-9, 2010. Open Repositories 2010, July 6-9, Madrid, Spain.
Themes include, but are not limited to:
Interoperability and integration: among repositories, with other systems, with the Web
Object reuse and exchange (OAI-ORE), SWORD and SWAP
Workflow integration
Digital preservation environments, policies and issues
Managing ETD workflows
Supporting e-research, data and local communities
Utilization of Statistics for your repository
Increasing searching, promotion and visibility through data mining or other means
Metadata in DSpace - use of alternative standards to DC, METS solutions, new tools etc.
Developing/customizing the interface for your repository: Manakin etc.
Please submit papers online, details about requirements and the submission process can be found here:
For further information, please contact: Elin Stangeland.