DC-2022 Student Forum: Call for Participation

The DCMI 2022 Conference Program Committee invites submissions from master's and doctoral students to present at the DCMI 2022 Student Forum. Participation may be virtual or in-person.

This forum aims to provide an opportunity for masters' and doctoral students to share their ideas of best practices, research in progress and/or findings related to the theme of the conference— Metadata Innovation: Inclusivity, Intelligence, Interoperability.

The topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Metadata for cultural heritage
  • Metadata mapping and aggregation
  • Supporting FAIR ( F indability, A ccessibility, I nteroperability, and R euse) data
  • Linked Open Data
  • Artificial intelligence for innovation in data and metadata
  • Organization of linked spaces and cultures
  • Practical applications of linked data and metadata innovation
  • Linked data education and advocacy and interoperability

Deadline for Submission of abstracts for Student Forum presentation

Postgraduate students currently enrolled in any academic programs and recently graduated are encouraged to submit proposals for the Student Forum by 20 June 2022 , 23:59 AoE (Anywhere on Earth) for consideration.

Evaluation of proposals

The Program Committee will evaluate proposals based on the following criteria:

  • Support of the conference theme and goals
  • Interest in information sciences disciplines such as Libraries, Archives, and Museums (LAMs) Publishing, among others
  • Representation from regions, and topics that are underrepresented in the conferences relating to metadata innovation and linked data


Feedback and decision on submitted proposals will be notified by 15July 2022.

This year the DC-2022 Student Forum will provide financial support in the form of Student Forum Award, with $500 prize for one person to cover the registration fees and travel costs.

All submissions will be automatically eligible for the award competition. The Student Forum expert committee will select the best proposal for the award.

The authors selected for presentation at Student Forum are required to register for the conference at a student rate.

Submission Details

  • Submissions should be authored by students only.
  • The proposals should have a clear title and the content must be less than 1500 words plus references.
  • The author's full name, enrolled academic program and affiliation should be mentioned after the title.
  • If the submission has multiple authors, all authors and their affiliations should be stated.
  • The name of the supervisor(s)/Mentor(s) with affiliation must be marked on the abstract, under the authors' name.
  • The funding agency or any other party supporting or contributing to the research should be acknowledged.
  • Submissions must be made using Open Office, Microsoft Word, or LaTeX.
  • Submissions must be a single Portable Document Format (PDF) along with the document's source.
  • Templates for Microsoft Word and LaTeX are available.
  • To submit a proposal for the Student Forum presentation, please use the submission portal(https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=dc2022) by June 6, 2022, 23:59 AoE.
  • The Program Committee will communicate decisions for proposals by July 15, 2022.
  • If accepted, you will be asked to make the final submission of proposal files by 15 September 2022.
  • Each presenter will have 10 minutes to give a presentation and then have an opportunity to answer questions.
  • The source file should be Open Office (.odf) Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx), or for LaTeX files in a single compressed zip file (.zip).
  • Templates for Microsoft Word and LaTeX are available.


Formatting Guidelines

  • Page size: ISO A4 (8.27 in x 11.69 in / 21 cm x 29.69 cm)
  • Top and bottom margins: 1.18 in / 3 cm
  • Left margin: 1.14 in / 2.9 cm
  • Right margin: 1.13 in / 2.87 cm
  • Header from top: .5 in /1.27 cm

Please visit the DCMI Conference 2022 website (https://www.dublincore.org/conferences/2022/) for further information.

Important dates:

  • June 6 June 20 Submissions are due.
  • July 15, 2022: Notification of acceptance
  • September 15, 2022: Final submission of proposal files

Student forum co-chairs:

You may contact Student Forum co-chairs for further clarification:

  • Ying-Hsang Liu, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway (ruyhliu [at] gmail.com)
  • Nishad Thalhath, University of Tsukuba, Japan (nishad [at] slis.tsukuba.ac.jp)
  • Julia Bullard, University of British Columbia, Canada (julia.bullard [at] ubc.ca)
  • Inkyung Choi, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA (inkyungc [at] illinois.edu)
  • Stefanie Havelka, University College Dublin, Ireland (stefanie.havelka [at] ucd.ie)
  • Lu An, Wuhan University, China (anlu97 [at] 163.com)
  • Hollie White, Curtin University, Australia (Hollie.White [at] curtin.edu.au)
  • Yejun Wu, Louisiana State University, USA, (wuyj [at] lsu.edu)