Topics in these 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)
  • Classification of research data
  • Subject retrieval in multilingual and multicultural environments
  • Serendipity in library collections and digital libraries

The workshop language is English.

Participants intending to present a talk are invited to submit an abstract via the conference website. All abstracts will undergo a reviewing process. Accepted abstracts will be distributed to the conference participants. The post-conference proceedings will be published in the Springer Series ‘Studies in Classification, Data Analysis, and Knowledge Organization’.

Important Dates:

  • Submission of Abstracts:  15 March 2014
  • Notification of Acceptance:  30 April 2014
  • Early bird registration ends:  15 May 2014
  • Conference:  02 July 2014 – 04 July 2014
  • Submission of Full Papers:  30 September 2014
  • Notification of Acceptance of full papers: 15 November 2014

Detailed information about the submission and refereeing procedures, formatting instructions, transport as well as hotel arrangements are available on the conference website.