Welcome to Tromsø!

poster_DOCAM'13DOCAM13 is the tenth annual meeting of the Document Academy, an international network of scholars, artists and professionals in various fields, who are interested in the exploration of the concept of the document as a resource for scholarly, artistic, and professional work.

The Document Academy originated as a co-sponsored effort by the Program of Documentation Studies, University of Tromsø, Norway, and the School of Information, University of California, Berkeley. The 2013 conference is hosted by the Institute of Culture and Literature at the University of Tromsø, Norway, from 19 to 22 June, 2013.

For short presentations of our keynote speakers, please click here.

For current weather conditions, go to this webcam on campus. For the weather forecast, you may have a look at yr.no.

You should also check out the pages of the Tromsø Tourist Office and the pages of Visit Norway.

2 Responses to Welcome to Tromsø!

  1. rsk000 says:

    Dear Céline,
    thank you very much for your interest in our conference. Unfortunately the deadline for submitting abstracts has already expired, but you are very welcome to our conference without a paper. You will find a preliminary program on these pages, and soon there will be information about registration and conference fees too. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
    Best from Tromsø!

  2. Céline Gendron says:

    I am interested to become s student member of DOCAM. I am working on the “medium of a document” being a document itself, using the original archives of 17th century found in Québec and Canadian repositories as an example. These documents were written on hand made paper with watermarks. The study of these metadata is part of my research on this topic.

    Thank you.

    Céline Gendron, Ph.D. Student
    École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l’information (EBSI)
    Université de Montréal
    CANADA

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