[Irtalk] ETD 2013, Call for Papers

David Palmer dtpalmer at hku.hk
Fri Jan 25 10:37:12 SAST 2013

Call for papers

ETD 2013

Sep 23 - 26, 2013

Hong Kong


The Program Committee of the 16th International Symposium on Electronic
Theses and Dissertations, ETD 2013, invites you to submit your proposals for
oral presentations, papers and posters. 


ETD is the key international conference to attend in order to stay abreast
of developments and trends in electronic theses and dissertations
initiatives around the world. Plan to attend this important conference and
consider submitting a proposal to present a paper exploring one of the
themes of the symposium. This is an exciting opportunity to share your
knowledge and experience with the larger ETD community.


Under the theme "Asian Values, Western Thought, World Treasure", the 16th
ETD symposium will explore relations between ETDs and Open Access, with many
examples and speakers from Asia and the West. We invite you to submit
proposals that address the following or related sub-themes:


.         Open Access; using ETDs to forge an institutional culture of open

.         Intellectual property, e.g. issues to consider with respect to IP
and copyright, other potential legal options such as Creative Commons, how
your institution deals with copyright and ETDs

.         Institutional repositories and ETDs, e.g., what role ETDs play in
repositories, can institutional repositories influence the development of
ETDs; your institutional experience implementing an institutional repository
for ETDs

.         Integrating ETDs into the total research picture; their role in
e-research and e-science

.         Integrating ETDs in national and international services
(syndication, OAI-PMH, discovery services, syntactic and semantic

.         Integrating ETDs into local services (student portals, educational
portals and platforms, institutional repositories, current research
information systems (CRIS), etc.

.         Technical issues related to ETD implementation

.         Tutorials for beginners


Papers will be limited to 20 minutes. Abstracts of approximately 200 words
should be submitted by April 15, 2013. The selected authors will be notified
by May 15, 2013. All contributions must be written in English or Chinese.
All contributions will be made available on this web site after the
conference, and possibly also in a printed publication.  Please send your
abstract to etdpapers at lib.hku.hk.  Please include these details in your
email for author and each co-author (if any):

.         Your full name

.         Oral presentation, paper, or poster?

.         Title of work

.         Honorific (Dr. Prof, Mr. Ms. Etc)

.         Position title

.         Institution

.         Address

You will be notified of receipt of your abstract via email.


For the latest information concerning ETD 2013, visit the conference website
at http://lib.hku.hk/etd2013/about.html or contact,

                David T Palmer

                Associate University Librarian

                HKU Libraries

                etdinfo at lib.hku.hk


ETD 2013 is co-organised by The University of Hong Kong Libraries, Hong Kong
Public Libraries, and the Networked Digital Library of Theses &
Dissertations (NDLTD).



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