CALL for Posters: Digital Repository Federation International Conference (DRFIC) 2009

Thu, 2009-08-20 16:42 -- Anonymous (not verified)

Tokyo, Japan The DRFIC Steering Committee is welcoming poster submissions in all areas relevant to digital repository and open access. The Conference will be held December 3-4, 2009 in Tokyo.
http://www.tulips.tsukuba.ac.jp/DRFIC2009/index_en.php
DRFIC 2009 will provide a place in the Asia Pacific Region to discuss academic communication and the Open Access Movement which is a broader theme than repository management, and also to share changes in academic publishing and what its future might be with a broad group of interested stakeholders.
Call for Posters
The DRF Steering Committee is welcoming poster submissions in all areas relevant to digital repositories and open access.
Main Topics
The posters will provide information about activities relating to the institutional repository or open access movement. The topics may include but are not limited to:
• Activities to increase deposit into IRs
• Ideas for promoting IRs
• Institutional policy on OA and IRs
• IRs and new library services
• Long-term preservation of IR contents etc.
Important dates
Abstracts due: September 30, 2009
Notification of acceptance: October 9, 2008
Submissions
Those who are interested in presenting a poster should submit an abstract in a PDF or a MS Word file, containing a single A4 page with at least 3 cm white margins on all sides.
The abstract should be written in English within the top half a page, so that we will be able to add its Japanese translation at the bottom half of the page. Submissions should be e-mailed to: drfic2009-apply@lib.hokudai.ac.jp. We will notify applicants regarding acceptance by e-mail no later than 9th October, 2009. Abstracts of the accepted poster presentations will be included in the conference proceedings.
For more details please see at: http://www.tulips.tsukuba.ac.jp/DRFIC2009/posters_en.php
If you have questions, please contact: drfic2009@ml.hokudai.ac.jp

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