Workshop on Classification and Subject Indexing in Library and Information
The Workshop on Classification and Subject Indexing in Library and
Information Science (LIS'2012)
is held in August 1 to 2, 2012 in conjunction with the 36th Annual Conference of the German
Classification Society (GfKl 2012) Hildesheim, Germany.
You can find now the program here.
LIS'2012 solicits contributions on the role of classification and data
analysis in this domain. Topics in these area include but are not limited
- Open Access to classification systems: How can we provide a
sustainable classification infrastructure?
- Classification and subject indexing in the context of catalogs and
resource discovery systems
- Linked (subject) data (E.g. Faceted classification and Linked Data
architectures: a happy alignment?)
- Classification, Subject indexing and the Semantic Web (E.g.
Taxonomies and Semantic Web Ontologies: how closely are they related to each
- Automatic and manual methods in Classification and Subject indexing
(E.g. Mappings, concordances, heuristics)
- Subject retrieval in multilingual, multicultural environments
- Serendipity in library collections and digital libraries
Talks in this workshop can be given in English or German.
The call for papers you can find here.
Abstracts for the conference as well as full papers for the
post-conference proceedings can be submitted electronically here
(see also: Submissions).
- April 17, 2012: Abstract submission deadline
- April 27, 2012: Notification of acceptance
- August 1-2, 2012: LIS'2012
- August 31, 2012: Full paper submission deadline - for the post-conference proceedings
- November 16, 2012: Notification of acceptance for the post-conference proceedings
- December 7, 2012: Camera-ready of accepted papers
The post-conference proceedings will be published in the Springer Series
"Studies in Classification, Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization". Full
paper submissions have to be in English.
Scientific Program Committee:
Frank Scholze, KIT Karlsruhe, Germany (Chair)
Stefan Gradmann, HU Berlin, Germany
Heidrun Wiesenmüller, HDM Stuttgart, Germany
Ewald Brahms, Univ. Hildesheim, Germany
Michael Mönnich, KIT Karlsruhe, Germany
Bernd Lorenz, FHÖV Munich, Germany
Hans-Joachim Hermes, TUniv. Chemnitz, Germany
Andreas Geyer-Schulz, KIT Karlsruhe, Germany