Call for Presentations and Program Content
LD4 Conference on Linked Data in Libraries: May 13-14, 2020
Preconference workshops: May 12, 2020
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA
Proposal form: https://stanforduniversity.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ebmQF48Gn9bag6x
Submission deadline: Friday, January 31st at 11:59pm PST
Conference website: ld4.io<http://ld4.io>
2 weeks are left to propose content for the 2020 LD4 Conference! Wiki related proposals
are warmly welcome at this library conference!
The conference will be held May 13-14 at Texas A&M University in College Station,
Texas, USA with a focus on learning concrete ways that linked data benefits GLAM
institutions and discovering pathways to participation in linked data. By bringing
together a broad range of perspectives, and centering diversity, equity, inclusion, and
ethics in our discussions, we will create a community of practice for linked data in
Thanks to the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, a limited number of
stipends at three award levels are available to make participation possible for those who
would not otherwise be able to attend:
* Registration fee ($100 US) waived
* Up to $500 US of travel expenses covered plus registration fee ($100 US) waived
* Up to $1250 US of travel expenses covered plus registration fee ($100 US) waived
Stipend applications will be reviewed by the Program Committee and recipients selected
based on merit and need.
We are accepting proposals for content in a variety of formats and especially encourage
proposals (conference or pre-conference) from participants from groups and regions that
are traditionally underrepresented in conferences related to linked data in libraries and
other cultural heritage organizations, as well as proposals from early career
professionals. Please see the full Call for
The Program Committee will select proposals and contact all applicants by February 21st.
For those interested in attending without proposing a session, a separate call for
participation will be announced in late February.
For questions about the LD4 Conference, please contact the conference co-chairs at
For more information on the event, please visit the conference web
Hilary Thorsen (Stanford University) and Christine Fernsebner Eslao (Harvard University),
Merrilee Proffitt (she/her)
OCLC * Senior Manager, OCLC Research Library Partnership
The OCLC Research Library Partnership<http://www.oclc.org/research/partnership/>
provides a unique transnational
collaborative network of peers to address common issues as well
as the opportunity to engage directly with OCLC Research. Join with us!