International Conference on “Digital Humanities and Digital Societies in the Contemporary World” (DHDS 2018) on 18th & 19th Jan. 2018 at DLISc of University of Calcutta, Kolkata

International Conference on Digital Humanities and Digital Societies in the Contemporary World (DHDS 2018)

Dates: 18th January and 19th January 2018

Venue: Department of Library and Information Science, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India.

ALL FOR PAPERS

Paper 3000 to 5000 words, Times New Roman, single-spaced, numbered headings/subheadings,

MSWord attachment to be sent to incon2018@gmail.com with a copy to susmita@caluniv.ac.in with a copyright declaration form in hard copy (duly signed) specifying that it is an original contribution and has not been published or submitted for publication anywhere along with the registration fees to be submitted to Mr. Pulak Ranjan Naskar (Mobile: +91-9681115985).

Last date for submission of full papers: 10th December 2017

Acceptance letters/Modification requests will be sent by 15th Dec. 2017

Submission of Camera-Ready Copy: 20th Dec. 2017

Theme and sub-themes:

The seminar will focus on contemporary research and practices in different facets of Digital Humanities, Digital Social Sciences, Digital STEM and Open Research Data. The seminar will have following sub-themes:

  • Libraries in Digital Humanities/ Digital Societies: Role of Public Library/ Special Library/ Academic Library in advancing Digital Humanities/ Digital Societies, Community -Library Interaction
  • Digital Humanities – best practices, success stories, institutional case studies, Digital Preservation, Preservation of Intangible Cultural Heritage Assets, Preservation of Documentary Heritage Assets, Metadata Schemas for Digital Archiving
  • Digital Social Sciences – Digital Social science knowledge systems and practices
  • Digital STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine) – Knowledge Repositories, Knowledge Systems and Research Communication Strategies

Digital Humanities and Digital Societies as reflected in curriculum in LIS Education and Training

  • Open Research Data: Digital Preservation of Research Data, FAIR Principles in Research Data, Open Science and Research Dissemination, Open Government Platforms, Citizen Participation in Good Governance, Research Data in Collaborative Networks
  • Ethical Issues in Open Science: Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), Publications Ethics, Contemporary Ethical Standards in Academic Research
  • Based on the number of willing participants, there will be pre/post seminar Workshops/Tutorials.

Probable areas of pre/post seminar Workshops/Tutorials: Open Research Data, Publications Ethics and Plagiarism, Altmetrics, SPSS, Community-Library Interaction, Biomedical Information Search and Retrieval, Big Data Analytics, Digital Content Management Tools (WordPress, Joomla, etc)

Important Dates

Seminar Dates: 18th January and 19th January 2018

Workshop/tutorial dates: 17th/20th Jan. 2018

Early bird offer for Registration Fees ends on 20th Dec. 2017

Last date for submission of full papers: 10th December 2017

Acceptance letters/Modification requests will be sent by 15th Dec. 2017

Submission of Camera-Ready Copy: 20th Dec. 2017

Registration

Registration Fees: (Early bird offer ends on 15th Dec. 2017)

Student: Rs.1000 Early Bird Fees; Fees afterwards Rs.1500 Scholars (not working in substantial posts): Rs.2000 Early Bird Fees; Fees afterwards Rs.2500Others: Rs.3000 Early Bird Fees; Fees afterwards Rs.3500Retired Professionals: Rs.1500

Source:

https://sites.google.com/view/incon2018/home

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