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UDC conference presentations available

PDF versions of the slides and MP3 versions of the presentations slides and talks from the International UDC Seminar 2013 – “Classification and Visualization”are now available. The posters from the conference are also freely available online

The conference proceedings are published by Ergon Verlag as Classification and visualization: interfaces to knowledge.

The conference took place in Koninklijke Bibliotheek in The Hague, The Netherlands, on 24-25 October 2013, with 115 delegates from 24 countries, and was devoted to exploring advances and techniques in the visualization of knowledge across various fields of application and their potential impact on developments in the more main stream bibliographic and documentary classifications.  The keynote address was delivered by Prof. W. Boyd Rayward.

IFLA 2014 Satellite on linked data in libraries

A call for contributions to an IFLA 2014 Satellite meeting on linked data in libraries has been issued. The meeting will take place at Site François-Mitterrand, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, on August 14, 2014 between 9am and 5pm. The call is for full papers or short presentations, with a submission deadline of March 8, 2014. See the full details of the announcement for further information.

Section papers from IFLA 2013

The papers presented at the Classification and Indexing Section’s open session at IFLA 2013 in Singapore are freely available online in the IFLA Library.

This link is based on the URL generated by an Advanced search of the Library:

In the DIVISIONS: field, select Division 3 Library Services … Classification and Indexing Section

In the EVENT: field, select IFLA WLIC 2103 – Singapore – “Future libraries, infinite possibilities”

Leave all other fields blank.

Papers from previous conferences will be added to the Library in due course.

EDUG presentations

Presentations given at Building the future of DDC: Translations, technology and transition 2003-2013 are available online. The symposium  took place at the National Library of Norway, Oslo, Norway in April 2013, in association with the annual meeting of the European DDC Users Group (EDUG).

The web page provides links to most of the presentations from the seven seminars held since the inaugural meeting of EDUG at the Swiss National Library, Bern, Switzerland in 2007. There are over 50 presentations on various aspects of the DDC, available in a mix of ppt and pdf formats, providing a rich set of resources about development of the classification in an international framework.

International UDC Seminar 2013

The International UDC Seminar 2013 entitled Classification &  Visualization: Interfaces to Knowledge will take place 24-25 October in
the National Library of the Netherlands (Koninklijke Bibliotheek), The Hague. The objective of this conference is to explore cutting edge advances and techniques in the visualization of knowledge across various fields of application and their potential impact on developments in the more main stream bibliographic and documentary classifications.

Early bird registration closes on 30 June. The registration fee covers lunches, refreshments, reception and the conference proceedings book. More information is available on the Conference website: http://seminar.udcc.org/2013.

Submit to the Luxemburg Conference on Data Ananlysis until February 28

The Workshop on Library and Information Science solicits contributions on the role of classification and data analysis in this domain. Topics in this area include but are not limited to: Classification and subject indexing in the context of catalogs and resource discovery systems; Methods, approaches and applications in subject indexing, classification and data analysis in different countries; Open access to classification systems: How can we provide a sustainable classification infrastructure?; Linked (subject) data (e.g. faceted classification and linked data architectures: A happy alignment?); Classification, subject indexing and the semantic web (e.g. taxonomies and semantic web ontologies: How closely are they related to each other?); Automatic and manual methods in classification and subject indexing (e.g. mappings, concordances, heuristics); Subject retrieval in multilingual, multicultural environments; Serendipity in library collections and digital libraries

Further information at http://gfkl2013.lu/

Classification & Indexing Section Newsletter

Issue number 46 (December 2012) of the Cataloguing & Indexing Section Newsletter has been published. Contents include reports from WLIC 2012 in Helsinki and the IFLA Namespaces Technical Group, a look forward to WLIC 2013 in Singaport, and news and updates from UDC, DDC, and the Library of Congress.