Call for proposal WADL 2016 deadline extended to April 17!

Kimberli Weeks kdweeks at VT.EDU
Wed Apr 6 12:23:26 EDT 2016

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The Web Archiving and Digital Libraries #WADL
<> workshop submission deadline
has been extended to April 17th

WADL 2016

Web Archiving and Digital Libraries
JCDL 2016 (, Rutgers University; 6/22-6/23 Workshop

Please see approved workshop proposal at:

Submissions (please provide contact and supporting info in <= 1 page):

- EasyChair submission page:
- Due: April 17, 2016 (extended from original date April 3, 2016)
- Notifications: May 2, 2016
- Categories are:
  - Poster + lightening talk
  - Demonstration + lightening talk
  - 20 min. presentation + 10 min. Q&A
  - 30 min. panel with interactive plenary discussion
- Please indicate which one of these 4 categories best describes your


- Selected works will likely be published in a special issue of IEEE TCDL
Bulletin, and may lead to a journal publication next year in the
International Journal on Digital Libraries (IJDL). These results were the
case with works presented at WADL2015.
- This will explore the integration of web archiving and digital libraries,
over the complete life cycle: creation/authoring, uploading/publishing in
the Web, … issue of the
- It will cover all topics of interest, including but not limited to:

Archiving (events)
Big data
Classification, clustering
Client/proxy/server side collecting
Crawling (focused)
Curation, quality control
Databases / collections (of webpages)
Extraction & analysis
Filling gaps
Globalization, languages
Social sciences
Linking archives
Mobile devices
Network science
Resource description
Standards, protocols
Systems, tools
Tweet collections and connections


- to continue to build the community of people integrating web archiving &
- to help attendees learn about useful methods, systems, and software in
this area
- to help chart future research and improved practice in this area
- to promote synergistic efforts including collaborative projects and
- to produce an archival publication that will help advance technology and

Workshop Co-chairs:

- Chair, Edward A. Fox, Professor and Director Digital Library Research
Laboratory, Virginia Tech, fox at vt.edu, 540-231-5113
- Co-chair, Zhiwu Xie, zhiwuxie at, Associate Professor and Technology
Development Librarian, Center for Digital Research and Scholarship,
University Libraries, Virginia Tech, 540-231-4453
- Co-chair, Martin Klein, UCLA, martinklein at

Program Committee:

- Jefferson Bailey, Internet Archive, jefferson at
- Mohamed Magdy Farig, Virginia Tech, mmagdy at
- Vinay Goel, Internet Archive, vinay at
- Gina Jones, Library of Congress, gjon at
- Deborah Kempe, Frick Art Reference Library, kempe at
- Frank McCown, Harding University, fmccown at
- Michael Nelson, Old Dominion Univ., mln at
- Christie Peterson, George Washington U. Libraries, cspeterson at
- Thomas Risse, L3S Research Center, Leibniz Universitat Hannover,
risse at
- Nicholas Taylor, Stanford U., ntay at
- Matthew Weber, Rutgers U., at
- Robert Wolven, Columbia U., wolven at

Closely related event and results:

- Web Archiving and Digital Libraries (WADL'15), 24 June, at JCDL 2015, see
website and proceedings in a special issue of the IEEE TCDL Bulletin, V.
11, Issue 2, Oct. 2015
- Working with Internet Archives for Research (WIRE 2014) NSF workshop,
17-18 June 2014, Cambridge, MA – see
- Web Archiving and Digital Libraries (WADL’13), 25-26 July, at JCDL 2013,
report in SIGIR Forum
- Web Archive Globalization Workshop, WAG 2011 – see , with 4 organizers plus 5 presenters and
about 20 participants, held in Ottawa after JCDL 2011 (June 16-17)
- Ongoing work by attendees in this area, growth in collaborative activity
involving the Internet Archive, and specific community building successes
like the Web Archive Cooperative – see
- Annual meetings of the International Internet Preservation Consortium
(IIPC), partner meetings of the Internet Archive (Archive-It), and ten
workshops held with ECDL/TPDL: International Web Archiving Workshop (IWAW),


Kimberli Weeks
kdweeks at
(540) 231-2674
Technical Director, Digital Library Development,
Research & Informatics
University Libraries, Virginia Tech


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