Call for papers for the 7th International Web Archiving Workshop

Workshop Registration is now open on JCDL website!


Main international event in this domain since 2001, IWAW will take place the 23rd of June in Vancouver, Canada in conjunction with the
ACM IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries this year.
The workshop will provide a cross domain overview on active research and practice in all domains concerned with the acquisition, maintenance and preservation of digital objects for long-term access, with a particular focus on web archiving and studies on effective usage of this type of archives.

Important Dates:

Paper submission: closed

Conference early registration rate: May 21st 2007

Deadline to obtain conference rate at the hotel conference: May 17, 2007

Notification of acceptance: May 21st, 2007

Camera-ready copy due: June 11th, 2007

Please post submission
using the ACM template here.


Case studies:
• Web Archiving Projects,
• Digital Archeology,
• Cyberculture Studies,
• Web Metrics,
• Web Publishing Models.

Data acquisition:
• Harvesting Technology, Focused Crawling,
• Deep Web Capture,
• Site Architecture Migration,
• Authenticity Control of Captured Documents.
• Acquisition of Dynamic Objects,
• Submission Systems,
• Data Ingest,
• Automated Metadata Capture.

Storage Models and Architecture:
• Hierarchical Storage Models,
• Redundant Storage,
• Distributed Storage,
• Storage Media Migration,
• Cost Models,
• Media Life-Time Analysis.

Digital Preservation:
• Conversion/Migration Strategies,
• Emulation Approaches,
• Data Abstraction Technologies,
• Self-Aware Objects,
• Testbeds, File Format Repositories,
• Document Functionality and Behaviour.

• Access Provision,
• Navigation,
• Web Indexing
• Collection Analysis,
• Information Retrieval,
• Interface Models.

Policy and Social Issues:
• Economics of Information,
• Intellectual Property Rights.
• Challenges and Caveats of Web Archives,
• Scenarios and Visions,
• Privacy Aspects

Workshop Officials:


Julien Masanès (European Archive / e-mail : julien AT
Andreas Rauber (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)

Program Committee (provisional):

Martha Anderson (Library of Congress, USA)
Andreas Aschenbrenner (SUB Goettingen, Germany)
John Kunze (California Digital Library, USA)
Dieter Merkl (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Mark Middleton (Hanzo Archives, UK)
Gordon Mohr (Internet Archive, USA)
Philippe Rigaux (Orsay Paris-Sud University, France)
Steven M. Schneider (SUNY Institute of Technology, USA)
Gerhard Weikum (Max Planck Institut für Informatik, Germany)