Added on 25 October 2018

Archiving2019: Digitization, Preservation, and Access

Lisbon, 14th - 17th May 2019

The Archiving conference presents the latest research results on digitization and curation, provides a forum to explore new strategies and policies, and reports on successful projects that can serve as benchmarks in the field. Archiving 2019 is a blend of short courses, invited focal papers, keynote talks, and peer-reviewed oral and interactive display presentations, offering attendees a unique opportunity for gaining and exchanging knowledge and building networks among professionals.

The Call for Papers has been extended until 5th November.


imaging experts and technicians as well as curators, managers, and researchers from libraries, archives, museums, records management repositories, information technology institutions, and commercial enterprises.



New developments in digitization technologies and workflows Advanced imaging techniques and image processing, e.g. multispectral imaging, 3D imaging Large-scale/mass digitization and workflow management systems Quality assurance and control of digitization workflow, e.g., targets, software, automation, integration


Formats, specifications, and systems

Management of metadata

Standards and guidelines

Archival models and workflows


Dissemination and use of digitized materials, e.g. rights management, crowdsourcing, data mining, data visualizations Formats for preservation and access Deep learning algorithms to improve search results; AI, machine learning, etc.

Open access and open data strategies

Integration of linked open [usable] data (LOD/LOUD)/Open source solutions/APIs (automated programming interface, e.g., IIIFs


Policies, strategies, plans, and risk management; repository assessment Business and cost models Collaborations and partnership best practices/lessons learned/case studies

All submitted proposals are peer-reviewed by the program committee to assure that the program provides significant, timely, and authoritative information. All papers presented at Archiving 2019 are published in the conference proceedings, indexed with various services, filed with the US Library of Congress, and made available as downloadable PDFs through the IS&T Digital Library.

Papers presented at the conference should be authoritative and complete in regard to advancing the state of knowledge in the area of digitization and archiving. The conference language is English.

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