Second International Workshop on Visual Interfaces to Digital Libraries
At the ACM+IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries
July 18th, 2002, Portland, Oregon, USA

** Objectives:
To provide a stimulating forum for researchers in information visualization
and digital libraries to share their views, experiences, and plans.
To raise the awareness of the state of the art in related fields of research.

To identify a research agenda concerning the role of visual interfaces in
digital library research.
To exploit potentially useful theories, methodologies, and technologies.
To establish long-term interdisciplinary collaboration between researchers
from different fields.

** Expected audience:
The workshop is suitable for researchers, practitioners, software
developers/vendors, and graduate students in the areas of information
visualization, digital libraries,
human-computer interaction, library and information science, and computer

** Important dates:
May 12th: Submissions of 2-6 page position paper
May 27th: Notification of acceptance or rejection of papers
May 31st: Early registration deadline for JCDL
June 24th: Submission of camera ready copy of papers (max. 6 pages)
July 18th: Workshop

** Submission & Selection
You are invited to submit a 2-6 page position paper by May 12th. Full papers
for presentation will be selected by an international program committee
composed of
leading researchers in this area in university, government, and industry. The
camera-ready copy of accepted papers can be up to 6 pages long.

A selected set of 2001 and 2002 JCDL workshop papers on "Visual Interfaces to
Digital Libraries" will be published in Springer's Lecture Notes in
Computer Science (LNCS) series. Authors of accepted papers will be invited to
submit an extended version of their work for review and publication in this
book that aims to provide a comprehensive coverage of the topic to a wider

Details of submission procedure are available at:

** Workshop Organizers
Katy Börner, Indiana University, USA
Chaomei Chen, Drexel University, USA

** Program Committee
Ann Blandford, University College London, UK
Kevin W. Boyack, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Martin Dodge, University College London, UK
John MacColl, University of Edinburgh, UK
Sue O'Hare, Consignia, UK
Xia Lin, Drexel University, USA
Sougata Mukherjea, Verity, USA
Scott Robertson, Drexel University, USA
André Skupin, University of New Orleans, USA

Katy Borner, Assistant Professor
Information Science & Cognitive Science
Indiana University, SLIS
10th Street & Jordan Avenue     Phone:  (812) 855-3256   Fax: -6166
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Bloomington, IN 47405, USA      WWW:    ella.slis.indiana.edu/~katy