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» 13–16 October 2016: DC-2016 International Conference and Annual Meeting, Copenhagen, Denmark


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Join us! DC-2016 in Copenhagen on 13-16 October

2016-09-23, DC-2016 in Copenhagen, Denmark on 13-16 October is rapidly approaching. The program promises a rich array of papers, project reports, presentations, demonstrations, posters, special panels, workshops and an exciting keynote by Elsevier's Bradley Allen. You will not want to miss this one! Register now at http://dcevents.dublincore.org/IntConf/index/pages/view/reg16.

Ana Alice Baptista named Chair-Elect of the DCMI Governing Board

2016-09-23, The DCMI Governing Board is pleased to announce that Ana Alice Baptista has been appointed to the DCMI Governing Board as an Independent Member. She also assumes the role of Chair-Elect of the Governing Board at the closing ceremony of DC-2016 in Copenhagen. She will succeed Paul Walk as Chair of the Board in 2017. Ana is a professor at the Information Systems Department and a researcher at ALGORITMI Center, both at University of Minho, Portugal. She graduated in computer engineering and has a PhD on Information Systems and Technologies. She is also a member of the Elpub conference series Executive Committee, participated in several R&D projects, and was an evaluator of project proposals under FP7. For more information about the Governing Board, visit the DCMI website at http://dublincore.org/about/oversight/.

Danish Bibliographic Centre (DBC) becomes DC-2016 Sponsor

2016-09-23, The Danish Bibliographic Centre (DBC) joins in supporting DC-2016 in Copenhagen as Sponsor of the Conference Delegate Bags. The DBC's main task in Denmark is the development and maintenance of the bibliographic and IT infrastructure of Danish libraries. The DBC handles registration of books, music, AV materials, Internet documents, articles and reviews in newspapers and magazines in the National Bibliography, develops Danbib, the Danish union catalogue, and the infrastructure for interlibrary loan. Danbib is comprised of the National Bibliography and the holdings of the libraries. DBC also develops bibliotek.dk — the citizen's access to all Danish publications and the holdings of the Danish libraries. DBC's IT development is based on open source and service oriented architecture. DBC is a public limited company owned by Local Government Denmark and the Danish State.

Sutton stepping down as DCMI Managing Director

2016-09-23, Stuart Sutton has announced his intention to step down as DCMI Managing Director effective 30 June 2017. Over the coming months, the DCMI Executive Committee and the Governing Board will be engaged in succession planning and the process of replacing the Managing Director. For additional information concerning the succession and appointment process, contact DCMI Chair-Elect Paul Walk at p[dot]walk[at]ed[dot]ac[dot]uk. Future announcements concerning the succession process will be posted here from time to time.

Synaptica becomes DC-2016 Gold Sponsor

2016-09-23, DCMI is pleased to announce that Synaptica is supporting DC-2016 in Copenhagen as a Gold Sponsor. Since 1995, Synaptica has been developing innovative software tools for organizing, indexing and classifying information, and for discovering knowledge. All of Synaptica's award-winning software products are built on a foundation of open standards and a commitment to client-led solutions and uncompromising customer service. Synaptica's Linked Canvas will be featured in a demonstration during the Conference Opening Reception. Linked Canvas is an easy-to-use tool designed for the cultural heritage community as well as schools and colleges to build interactive educational resources. For more information about Synaptica and Linked Canvas, visit http://dcevents.dublincore.org/IntConf/index/pages/view/sponsors16#synaptica. Visit http://dcevents.dublincore.org/IntConf/dc-2016 for more information about the conference and to register.

 

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