International CALIBER-2005: Call for Papers

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Date: Thu Jul 22 2004 - 01:38:14 CDT

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    Dear Professional Colleagues,

    Website for International CALIBER-2005 is available at

    CALIBER (Convention on Automation of Libraries in Education and Research Institutions) is an international convention, organized every year by INFLIBNET Centre in different parts of India in collaboration with different universities. This is the premier convention in India which provides a unique forum to the library and information
    professionals, teachers, IT professionals, consultants and users involved in automation and networking of libraries as well as information providers to come together and interact on the subjects of mutual interest. The twelfth CALIBER in the series, for the year 2005, has been themed as "Multilingual Computing and Information
    Management in Digital Networked Environment" and will be hosted by Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi during February 2-4, 2005. The official language of the convention will be English.

    Convention Highlights
    Diverse topics and formats

    The convention features invited talks and contributed papers that provide coverage of standards, best practices, and recent advances in the area of multilingual computing and digital information management.

    Emphasis on current needs

    Multilingual computing and localization of the library resources around the world and its management will be addressed in several sessions as well as in the invited talks from the professionals devoted to the concerned areas.

    Exhibitions showcase and commercial presentations
    A forum that highlights the latest advances in language services, tools and technology in addition to management of the resources.


    International CALIBER 2005 invites contributed papers and case studies on various aspects of the conference theme Multilingual Computing and Information Management in Digital Networked Environment and listed below sub-themes of the conference:

    Multilingual Computing and Natural Language Processing

    Multilingual Computing- Encoding issues, Scripts, Fonts. Character recognition and other
    challenges, Natural Language Processing, Multilingual Indexing Tool, Multilingual and Multimedia Access

    Content Management and Information Management

    Content Structuring and XML- Web Cataloguing, Metadata, Dublin Core, EAD, TEI, XML, Crosswalk,
    Automatic Classification, Document Clustering, Methodologies, Techniques, Indexing, Retrieval,
    Content Management, Multimedia

    Digital Information Processing and Interoperability

    Archiving, Digitization, Preservation, Information Retrieval, Digital Library
    Architecture, System Scalability, Systems Design, Distributed solutions, WebServices and
    Interoperability - Agents related to digital Information, Crossdomain searching, Browsing,
    Metasearch, OpenURL Framework OAI-PMH.

    Digital Libraries and Services

    Digital Library Development Issues, Digital Library Services, Digital Library and E-learning,
    Digital Library Applications. Subject Gateways, Library Portals, Digital Library Consortia, Wide
    area and high-speed Networks.

    Papers typed in MS-Word can be sent as attachment to INFLIBNET directly through E-Mail or in a floppy by post. The length of the paper should normally be within 5000 words. Papers should contain full name and affiliations with e-mail of author(s), an abstract, author biography and references properly cited in the text of article.
    The paper should neither be published anywhere nor should have been kept under consideration for publication elsewhere and the author should agree to transfer the copyright to the conference organisers. A passport size photograph(s) of author(s) has to be submitted with the paper.Detailed Guidelines and Editorial policy for CALIBER 2005 are available in the conference website

    Important dates

    Receipt of Full Papers: November 30, 2004

    Intimation to Authors: December 15, 2004

    Last Date for Registration: January 7, 2005

    Convention Dates: February 2-4, 2005


    For Paper Submission

    Dr. T.A.V. Murthy
    INFLIBNET Centre
    (An IUC of UGC)
    Gujarat University Campus
    PB 4116, Navrangpura
    Ahmedabad - 380 009, (Gujarat) India
    Phone: +91-79-26304695/8528/5971/0002
    Fax: +91-79-26300990/26307816
    E-Mail: or

    Registration and Accomodation

    Dr. (Mrs.) M.D. Baby
    Organizing Secretary, CALIBER-2005
    Cochin University of Science & Technology,
    Cochin University P.O.
    Kochi - 682 022, (Kerala) India
    Phone: +91-484-2577595
    E-mail: or

    Queries may also be sent to

    Mr. S.M. Salgar
    Chairman, Caliber-2005,
    Scientist -G,
    INFLIBNET Centre
    (An IUC of UGC)
    Gujarat University Campus
    PB 4116, Navrangpura
    Ahmedabad - 380 009, (Gujarat) India
    Phone: +91-79-26304695/8528/5971/0002
    Fax: +91-79-26300990/26307816

    For more details on International CALIBER-2005 visit

    Rajesh Chandrakar
    Joint - Convener
    International CALIBER 2005
    INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad (India)
    Phone: +91-79-26304695, 26308528, 26305971(O)
                +91-79-26873805 (R)
    Fax: +91-79-26300990, 26307816

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