Welcome to JCDL 2006

The Joint Conference on Digital Libraries is a major international forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues. JCDL encompasses the many meanings of the term "digital libraries," including (but not limited to) new forms of information institutions; operational information systems with all manner of digital content; new means of selecting, collecting, organizing, and distributing digital content; digital preservation and archiving; and theoretical models of information media, including document genres and electronic publishing.

JCDL Updates

JCDL 2006 Conference Info

Posted June 9th, 2006

JCDL 2006 is almost here! Looking for information at the conference? These links make be helpful:


The JCDL 2006 Wiki is the best location to find up-to-date information about the conference.

Conference Location:

Medical Biomolecular Research BuildingGoogle Maps, Campus Map (PDF)

Parking & Transportation

Parking and transportation information (PDF)

Conference Program

Online Registration is Closed

Posted June 2nd, 2006

Online registration for JCDL 2006 is now closed. On-site registration will be available at the conference. For on-site registration fees, see the registration section.

JCDL 2006 Wiki

Posted June 1st, 2006

The JCDL 2006 Wiki is now open! The wiki is available for attendees of JCDL 2006 to discuss the events at the conference, communicate with other attendees, and share their thoughts. You do not need an account to participate, just click the Edit Page button on any page.

Program Overview and Travel Information

Posted April 14th, 2006

The conference program is now available, as is information about travelling to Chapel Hill for the conference.

Online Registration Now Available

Posted April 1st, 2006

Online registration for JCDL 2006 in Chapel Hill, NC is now available! Register for JCDL 2006.

Subscribe to JCDL 2006 Updates

Posted March 5th, 2006

You can now subscribe to JCDL 2006 updates via RSS. A variety of feeds are available on the JCDL 2006 Feeds page.

Hotel Information

Posted March 5th, 2006

Information about JCDL 2006 Accomodations is now available!

Doctoral Consortium

Posted March 5th, 2006

Information about the JCDL 2006 Doctoral Consortium is now available!

Registration & Accomodations Update

Posted January 21st, 2006

Information about accomodations for JCDL 2006 is coming soon, and look for information about conference registration in March.

Keynote Speakers

Posted January 21st, 2006

Getting Books Online: Practices and Strategies
Plenary Panel: Monday, June 12

  • Daniel Clancy
    Engineer Director for Google Print
  • David Ferriero
    Andrew W. Mellon Director and Chief Executive of The Research Libraries at The New York Public Library
  • Daniel Greenstein
    University Librarian, California Digital Library

Open Information: Redaction, Restriction, and Removal
Plenary Address: Tuesday, June 13

  • Jonathan Zittrain
    Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Harvard Law School
    Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford