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[InetBib] [CfP] SWIB20 online conference - 12th Semantic Web in Libraries Conference, 23-27 November

Call for Proposals: SWIB20 online conference - 12th Semantic Web in Libraries Conference
23.11. - 27.11.2020, UTC 14:00-16:30
Submission Deadline: 13 July 2020

SWIB conference (Semantic Web in Libraries) is an annual conference,
being held for the 12th time.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we cannot be sure that travelling and
meeting face-to-face will be possible for everybody in the community by
November. Therefore, we have decided to hold SWIB20 within the scheduled
timeframe not in Bonn, Germany, but for the first time on the web. This
will be an opportunity to participate from all over the world at little
or no cost.

Taking into account the different time zones of the participants, we
plan to carry out the conference during the week of 23-27 November in
the time from UTC 14:00 until 16:30.

SWIB focuses on Linked Open Data (LOD) in libraries and related
organizations. It is well established as an event where IT staff,
developers, librarians, and researchers from over the world meet and
mingle and learn from each other. The topics of talks and workshops at
SWIB revolve around opening data, linking data and creating tools and
software for LOD production scenarios. These areas of focus are
supplemented by presentations of research projects in applied sciences,
industry applications, and LOD activities in other areas.

As usual, SWIB20 will be organized by the ZBW - German National Library
of Economics / Leibniz Information Centre for Economics and the North
Rhine-Westphalian Library Service Centre (hbz). The conference language
is English.

Would you like to share your experiences working on an interesting
service, research topic or project – not just what you did, but also how
you did it?

For this SWIB rendition we adjusted the formats to the online

- Presentations (20 minutes plus 5 q&a)
- Practical workshops or tutorials (maximum 120 min)

We appreciate proposals on the following or related topics:

Projects & Applications

    * integration of LOD into productive library applications
    * authorities & knowledge organization systems (thesauri,
      classifications, ontologies)
    * re-use of LOD (from libraries, Wikidata and other sources)
    * presenting & visualizing LOD
    * end-user environments for interaction with LOD (e.g. editing or
    * crowdsourcing/gamification approaches involving LOD sources
    * linked research & open science

Technology (focus on Open Source software)

    * semantically enhanced data publication
    * machine learning for automatic indexing & named entity recognition
    * data transformation/integration/cleansing/enhancement/mapping/
    * RDF validation
    * data flow management
    * read/write linked data
    * linked data & library systems

Standards & Best Practices

    * open web standards relevant for libraries
    * application profiles & provenance information
    * usable APIs
    * providing updates & syncing data sources
    * preservation & sustainability
    * open data licensing

We are looking forward to receiving your proposals for presentations or
workshops by **13 July 2020**. Please submit an abstract of 1000-1500
characters using our conference system at https://www.conftool.org/swib20.
If you intend to present a specific software solution please include
links to the source code repository and make sure it is openly licensed

Proposals will be reviewed by the SWIB programme committee:

    * Julia Beck (Frankfurt University Library)
    * Uldis Bojars (National Library of Latvia)
    * Valentine Charles (Europeana Foundation, Netherlands)
    * Huda Khan, (Cornell University Library, USA)
    * Niklas Lindström (National Library of Sweden)
    * Devika Madalli (Indian Statistical Institute)
    * Joachim Neubert (ZBW, Germany - Chair)
    * Adrian Pohl (hbz, Germany - Chair)
    * Dorothea Salo (UW-Madison, USA)
    * Jodi Schneider (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)
    * MJ Suhonos (Ryerson University, Canada)
    * Osma Suominen (National Library of Finland)
    * Katherine Thornton (Yale University Library, USA)
    * Jakob Voß (GBV Common Library Network, Germany)

If you are interested in using the online conference infrastructure for
a satellite event before or after the conference slot, let us know.

Website: http://swib.org/swib20
Hashtag: #swib20
Twitter: @swibcon

Take a look at previous SWIB conferences at http://swib.org/swib20/history.

Please don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions:

Adrian Pohl
Tel. +49-(0)221-40075235
E-mail: swib(at)hbz-nrw.de


Joachim Neubert
Tel. +49-(0)40-42834462
E-mail: j.neubert(at)zbw.eu

Listeninformationen unter http://www.inetbib.de.