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2022-07-27: Web Archiving and Digital Libraries (WADL) Workshop 2022 Trip Report

The Web Archiving and Digital Libraries workshop (WADL) , in conjunction with JCDL 2022 , was held virtually on June 24, 2022. The workshop was organized by Drs. Martin Klein , Mat Kelly , Zhiwu Xie , and Edward A. Fox . The Web Science and Digital Libraries Research Group ( @WebSciDL ) from Old Dominion University had multiple presentations from different group members. Dr. Klein inaugurated the opening session by welcoming everyone and introducing the schedule for the day. This was followed by introductions from the Chairs and the attendees. #JCDL2022 the "Web Archiving and Digital Libraries (WADL) 2022" has begun!! Program Schedule: @jcdl2022 — kritika garg (@kritika_garg) June 24, 2022   Talks 1 Karolina Holub from the National and University Library in Zagreb (NSK) started WADL with her invited talk on "A History of Web Archiving at the National and University Library in Zagreb".  She talked about the Croa

2022-07-25: ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2022 Trip Report

This year, the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2022) was held at Art'otel  in Cologne, Germany from June 20-24, 2022. It was held in a hybrid manner, with participants attending both in-person from Art'otel and virtually from Zoom. Members of our Web Science and Digital Libraries (WSDL) research group (current and former) presented five papers at JCDL 2022.  Invited Paper -  D-Lib Magazine pioneered Web-based Scholarly Communication  ( Michael Nelson  and  Herbert Van De Sompel ) Investigating Bloom Filters for Web Archives Holdings ( Martin Klein et al.) (WSDL alumni) StreamingHub: Interactive Stream Analysis Workflows ( Yasith Jayawardana et al.) Visual Descriptor Extraction from Patent Figure Captions: A Case Study of Data Efficiency Between BiLSTM and Transformer ( Xin Wei et al.) Memento Validator: A toolset for Memento compliance testing ( Bhanuka Mahanama et al.) Members of WSDL also presented papers and po

2022-07-24: ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media Trip Report

The  ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media  provided an opportunity for speakers and attendees to participate in an onsite-online hybrid model for the first time in history. The conference also ensured effective interaction between on-site participants and online participants. The conference was conducted for four days between June 28 – July 1, 2022. This year HT `22 was co-located with   ACM WebSci 2022 and  ACM UMAP 2022 . I mainly attended the paper presentations (technical sessions) on Thursday and Friday but missed the blue sky ideas session. I continuously monitored tweets related to the conference using #HT2022 , and  #hypertext hashtags. This year, our paper " Enabling Convenient Online Collaborative Writing for Low Vision Screen Magnifier Users " was accepted and the presentation was conducted on Friday. All the papers and videos submitted by the authors are available in  @ACMDL  and can be downloaded for free for a limited time. Workshops  The program for