ICUDL 2007 is the third in a series of International Conferences on the Universal Digital Library. The theme of this year’s conference, “Legal, policy, technical, commercial and human factor challenges to a globally owned universal digital library” continues the work of the themes and decisions of the previous ICUDLs.
conference will add to the foundational knowledge of the Universal
Digital Library (UDL) that will be a portal to foster creativity and
free access to all human knowledge. Funded by the National Science
Foundation, the Million Book Project (MBP) is considered a first
milestone towards building this digital library with a
free-to-read, searchable collection of one million books in various
languages belonging to diversified cultures and civilizations available
to people worldwide over the Internet. The annual workshop for the MBP
will thus be held in conjunction with the conference.
The goal of this conference is to provide a forum for library and IT professionals to exchange comprehensive views on the recent development and progress in digital library technology, to promote international cooperation in related fields, to advocate universal access to information, and to enhance the global impact of the Universal Digital Library Project (Million Book Project).
the ICUDL 2007 mission, eminent researchers, scientists and decision
makers from all over the world will meet in Pittsburgh
environment for the meeting. Carnegie Mellon will share with all its honorable guests from all over the world in the shaping of the present and future in digital libraries.