Call for papers for the 10th International Web Archiving Workshop (September 2010)


The International Web Archiving Workshop (IWAW) series, organized since 2001, provides 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. It is also intended to provide a forum for interaction among librarians, archivists, academic and industrial researchers interested in establishing effective methods and developing improved solutions for data acquisition,ingestion, and accessibility maintenance.

IWAW will take place September 22-23, 2010, in conjunction with
iPRES in Vienna, Austria. Main event in this domain, the workshop will provide a cross domain overview on active research and practice in all domains concerned with Web preservation, exploitation of and accessibility to Web archives, as well as temporal Web analytics.

Please see registration details on
IPRES website.

Important Dates:

Paper submission closed

Notification of acceptance:
August 20th 26th 2010

Camera-ready copy due:
September 15th, 2010

Workshop: September 22-23, 2010

Day 1, Sept. 22:
11.30-12.30 Lunch/Registration (iPres finishes at 10.20)
12.30-15.00 IWAW
15.00-15.30 Coffee break
15.30- 17.00 IWAW

Day 2, Sept. 23:
09.00-10.30 IWAW
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.30 IWAW
12.30-13.30 Lunch break

Please post submission using ACM template:

Topics (include but are not limited to the following):

Case studies:
• Web Archiving Projects,
• Web trends study,
• Digital Archeology,
• Web Metrics,
• Web Publishing Models,
• Large scale storage and data quality .

Data acquisition:
• Harvesting Technology,
• Web Application-aware Crawling,
• Focus crawling,
• Deep Web Capture,
• Acquisition of AJAX and Flash based sites,
• Social web
• Virtual world
• Rich Media capture
• Web Spam detection.

• Archive Temporal Navigation,
• Large Scale Web Indexing,
• Web Temporal Mining,
• Collection Analysis,
• Information Retrieval applied to Web Archives,
• Digital preservation of Web data,
• Interface Models.

• Web scale data analytics
• Temporal Web analytics
• Web science
• Web dynamics
• Credibility
• Knowledge evolution on the Web
• Systematic exploitation of Web archives

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

Workshop Officials:


Julien Masanès (
European Archive Foundation, France and Netherlands). Mail : julien AT
Andreas Rauber (Vienna University of Technology, Austria)
Marc Spaniol (Max Planck Institute, Germany)

Program Committee:

Bjarne Andersen (, Denmark)

Martha Anderson (
Library of Congress, USA)

Sara Aubry,(
Bibliothèque nationale de France, France)

Daniel Gomes (
Fundação para a Computação Científica Nacional, Portugal)

Adam Jatowt (
Kyoto University, Japan)

John Kunze (California Digital Library, USA)

Arturas Mazeika (
Max-Planck-Institut Informatik, Germany)

Frank McCown (
Harding University, USA)

Mark Middleton (Hanzo Archives, UK)

Michael Nelson (
Old Dominion University, USA)

Kjetil Norvag (
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)

Thomas Risse (
L3S Research Center, Germany)

Steven M. Schneider (SUNY Institute of Technology, USA)

Masashi Toyoda (
Tokyo University, Japan)