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Published on Thursday, January 23, 2020


The main objective of the Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL) series of conferences (formerly ECDL) is to provide a forum for the dissemination of research accomplishments and to bring together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field of digital libraries. TPDL 2020 will consist of regular sessions with technical contributions reviewed and selected by an international program committee, as well as of invited talks presented by leading scientists.



Topics include:

  • Information Retrieval and Access
  • Knowledge Discovery in Digital Libraries
  • Document (Text) Analysis
  • Services for Digital Arts and Humanities
  • GLAM Data for Digital Arts and Humanities
  • Research Data Management
  • Data Repositories and Archives
  • Web Archives
  • Semantic Web Technologies and Linked Data for DLs
  • Standards and Interoperability
  • Digital Preservation and Curation
  • Data and Information Lifecycle (create, store, share and reuse)
  • Linked Data
  • Open Data and Knowledge
  • Scholarly Communication
  • Citation Analysis and Scientometrics
  • Cultural Heritage Access and Analysis
  • Digital History
  • Data and Metadata Quality
  • Digital Service Infrastructures
  • Research Infrastructures
  • User Participation
  • User Interface and Experience
  • Information Interaction and Seeking Behaviour
  • User Studies for Digital Library Development
  • Sustainability of Digital Libraries
  • Legal Issues
  • Emerging New Challenges and Opportunities
  • Applications of Digital Libraries
  • Collection Development and Discovery

Submission guidelines

Deadline for full and short paper submission is 15 March 2020

(29 March 2020 for poster and demo paper submission).

The organizers of TPDL 2020 invite original papers (not submitted in elsewhere in parallel) describing resultsthat broadly belong to both theory and practice of digital libraries. The aforementioned list of topics is notexhaustive and we welcome novel results addressing topics not included in the list.

The page limits, using the LNCS style, are as follows: (i)14 pages for full research papers, (ii) 8 pages for shortpapers, (iii) 4 pages for demo and posters, and (iv) 6 pages for PhD consortium papers.

Papers must be submitted via Easy Chair at: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=tpdl2020

Programme Committee

  • Steering Committee Chair: Trond Aalberg, Oslomet Norway
  • TPDL General Chair: Fabien Duchateau, Université Lyon 1, LIRIS, France
  • Program Chairs: Thomas Risse, University Frankfurt, University Library J. C. Senckenberg, Germany; Tanja Merčun, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Mark Hall, Martin-Luther-University, Germany
  • Proceedings Chairs: Fadila Bentayeb, Université Lyon 2, France; Elöd Egyed-Zsigmond, INSA Lyon, France; Nadia Kabachi, Université Lyon 1, France
  • Workshops Chairs: Christos Papatheodorou, Ionian University, Greece; Ladjel Bellatreche, ENSMA Poitiers, France; Mária Bieliková, Slovak University of Technology, Slovak Republic; Guilaine Talens, Université Lyon 3, France
  • Doctoral Consortium Chairs: Maja Žumer, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Elena Demidova, Leibniz University/L3S Research Center, Germany; Barbara Catania, University of Genoa, Italy; Oscar Romero, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
  • Publicity Chair: Sarantos Kapidakis, Ionian University, Greece

See http://eric.univ-lyon2.fr/tpdl2020/, for more information.



  • Lyon, France (69)


  • Sunday, March 15, 2020

Attached files

Reference Urls

Information source

  • Jane Winters
    courriel : tpdl2020 [at] eric [dot] univ-lyon2 [dot] fr


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« Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries », Call for papers, Calenda, Published on Thursday, January 23, 2020, https://doi.org/10.58079/146o

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