Newsletter No. 59 (January 2012)

2012 International Seminar on Chinese Digital Publishing and Digital Libraries

Angela Li, CNKI

Call for papers

2012 International Seminar on Chinese Digital Publishing and Digital Library (CDPDL)

Hosted by
University Library, The University of Hong Kong
University Library, Tsinghua University
China Academic Journal Electronic Publishing House

Organized by
Tongfang Knowledge Network Technology Co. Ltd., Beijing

June 25-30, 2012
Kunming, China

This year's seminar aims at exploring the construction and service mode of Chinese digital resources in the context of cloud publishing. Through reflecting on construction of Chinese resources collections in overseas library and their problems and solutions, participants are invited to explore the rapid changes in overseas China Studies and new demand in Chinese resources accordingly. Other related topics are also welcomed, like role of digital publishing in spreading Chinese culture and how it could be used together with the traditional publishing in a better way.
Librarians, scholars and others who hold interest in the topics above are most welcomed to join the seminar.

Papers with following topics are expected by the Seminar. The topics include

  • Constructions and Applications of Digital Library
  • Chinese Digital collections and Services
  • New Models of Digital Publishing and Service
  • New Thinking of Library Strategic Development
  • Chinese Cultural Digital Library
  • Cloud Publishing, Cloud Digital Library and Cloud Service

Paper Formats
Chinese and English papers are both acceptable yet Chinese is recommended. Papers shall be submitted in Word or RTF formats.  
The original typescript should be submitted electronically in A4 size in format of Word format, with a word count of 3000-5000 (excluding figures).
The text of Chinese paper should include title (Heti, 4), abstract, Keywords, and full-text in Songti 5. References and notes, tables, figure captions, figures shall  comply with Editing and Composing Norms for Social Science Journals in the Higher Institutions of Education in China.
English papers shall follow the requirement of The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th edition. The abstract, which composes of up to 250 words, must clearly and succinctly present the manuscript’s subject, significance and its contribution.

Important Dates
Deadline for Submission of full papers: March 18, 2012
Notification of Acceptance: April 16, 2012
Seminar: June 25-30, 2012

Paper Submittion
To submit a paper, please send email to Beijing@cnki.net. The subject of email should be as “2012CDPDL+name of your institution + author’s name”.

Paper Reviewing
The organizer of conference will organize a panel to review all the paper received before the deadline and select several papers for awards.

Privacy Statement
The names and email addresses offered for the conference site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any third party.

Conference Proceedings
Excellent papers of this seminar will be collected and get published on CNKI with the author's permission and few authors will be invited to deliver keynote speeches.

Wayne W. Tien
Oversea Distribution Center
Tongfang Knowledge Network Technology Co. Ltd., Beijing
Address: A2, Dongsheng Science Park,66 Xixiaokou Rd., Haidian,Beijing 100192, China
Phone: +86 10 6270 1850
Fax: +86 10 6279 1944
Email: Beijing@cnki.net



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