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Subject: ETD2007 Conference in Uppsala, Sweden - Call for papers
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2006 19:05:00 -0500
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From ETD2007 Conference Committee -

Call for papers - ETD2007

10th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Uppsala, Sweden, June 13-16, 2007
ETD2007 - Added Value for E-theses

This meeting offers scope for an exchange of experience and consolidation of cooperation in the field of electronic theses and dissertations at local, national and international levels.
Under the general theme "Added Value for E-theses", ETD 2007 is organised around two main themes: "Integrating ETDs with institutional processes and practices" and "Value added services".
The themes of the conference call for reflection on opportunities for joint efforts among various players in the production and information chain, both inside and outside our universities.

The Conference Committee invites for the submission of papers and posters in all areas relevant to Electronic Theses and Dissertations, including but not limited to:

* Integrating e-theses into local services (student portals,
  educational portals and platforms, research databases, electronic
  prepublication processes)
* Integrating e-theses into the research process (i.e., linking with
  research projects etc.)
* Integrating e-theses in national and international services
  (syndication, OAI-PMH, discovery services, syntactic and semantic
* Local practices regarding e-theses
* Linking ETDs with related material such as data sets, statistics,
* Long-term preservation
* Business models and sustainability
* Enhancing graduate education through ETD programs
* Enhancing graduate knowledge about intellectual property
  (copyrights, patents, plagiarism policies
* Improving scholarly communication globally through ETDs
Important dates:

November 15, 2006 -   First call for papers

January 15th, 2007 -   Registration opens

February 15th, 2007 -  Final deadline for submission of abstracts of papers and posters

March 15th, 2007 -     Notification of acceptance May, 15th, 2007 -       Deadline for final paper submission

June 13-16th, 2007 -  ETD Conference 2007

Author guidelines: Instructions for submission will be updated on the conference website. For early submission, contact:

Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings and the electronic version of the contributions also will be available from the conference website.

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