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STUDENT RATE AVAILABLE for a limited number of hotel rooms! First come, first served; $79/night plus tax. Email Cathy Larson to request a room.


Are you planning to schedule a committee or other meeting during JCDL 2004?
To ensure meeting room availability, please contact Cathy Larson as soon as possible. Space is available on a first-come, first-served basis and is limited, so reserve early!


he Joint Conference on Digital Libraries is a major international forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues. JCDL encompasses the many meanings of the term "digital libraries," including (but not limited to) new forms of information institutions; operational information systems with all manner of digital content; new means of selecting, collecting, organizing, and distributing digital content; digital preservation and archiving; and theoretical models of information media, including document genres and electronic publishing.

Conference location: Hilton El Conquistador at Tucson, AZThe intended community for this conference includes those interested in aspects of digital libraries such as infrastructure; institutions; metadata; content; services; digital preservation; system design; implementation; interface design; human-computer interaction; performance evaluation; usability evaluation; collection development; intellectual property; privacy; electronic publishing; document genres; multimedia; social, institutional, and policy issues; user communities; and associated theoretical topics.

Participation is sought from all parts of the world and from the full range of disciplines and professions involved in digital library research and practice, including computer science, electrical engineering, information science, information systems, librarianship, archival science and practice, museum studies and practices, technology, education, medicine, intelligence analysis, social sciences, and humanities. All domains – academia, government, industry, and others – are encouraged to participate as presenters or attendees.

In addition to the listed digital library research topics, JCDL 2004 encourages submission of papers that illustrate digital library’s global reach and diverse impact. Examples include (but are not limited to): major national or cross-regional digital library projects; case studies exemplifying successful international collaboration and impact; innovative cultural preservation and dissemination projects aimed at preserving unique and indigenous knowledge; the development and use of digital library technologies for national (and international) security; digital library research for intelligence and security informatics; digital library techniques, content, and services based on cyberinfrastructure; digital library research for enhancing e-learning and education; and other novel and high-impact digital library projects.

Best Paper Awards
Due to the enthusiastic response of several generous donors, the JCDL Organizing Committee is pleased to announce several Best Paper Awards for authors of JCDL 2004 papers and posters. Awards will range from $500 to $1000. Please see the Awards page for more information about each award category:

1) Vannevar Bush Best Paper Award

2) IEEE-CS Technical Committee on Digital Libraries, Best Student Paper Award

3) Best International Paper Award

4) Best Poster Award

Download CFP:
Click here for the pdf version
Click here for the text version

Download Poster:
Click here for the poster(pdf)


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