Keynote Speakers
Program Schedule
Area Attractions
Important Dates
Paper Submission
Student Volunteers

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!

Paper Submission

*** Submissions are now closed ***

Full and short papers will be included in the conference proceedings and
will be presented at the conference. The conference is offering several Best Paper awards. See the description below for more information.



Submission Instructions:

  • Papers must be in English with a limit of 10 pages (approximately 5000 words) for full papers and 2 pages for short papers.
  • All papers must be original contributions (i.e., not have been previously published or currently under review for publication elsewhere).
  • All contributions must follow the ACM format guidelines and use the template provided (
  • Preferred submission format is Adobe PDF.
  • Submissons will be accepted beginning in December using the START electronic submission system.
  • See Important Dates for submission deadlines

Best Paper Awards

Due to the enthusiastic response of donors, the JCDL Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the following Best Paper Awards for the authors of JCDL 2004 papers and posters:

1) Vannevar Bush Award: The Vannevar Bush Best Paper Award (an award of $1,000) is given to the best paper presented at JCDL. All full papers that are accepted for resentation are eligible for consideration. The winning paper is selected by the JCDL Steering Committee.

2) IEEE-CS Technical Committee on Digital Libraries, Best Student Paper Award for the JCDL 2004 Conference: $500 towards conference travel and a plaque will be awarded in this category for the best full paper having a student as the first author. Papers qualifying for this award must be marked as "Student full paper" to be eligible for consideration.

3) Best International Paper Award: An award of $1000 will be presented by The University of Arizona for the best international full paper, a paper whose first author is from outside of the United States. To be considered, papers qualifying for this award must be marked as "International full paper."

4) Best Poster Award: The University of Arizona will present an award of $500 for the best poster presented at the conference.

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