LangArc-2021 Submission Details

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Authors are invited to submit original contributions that are not previously published. The workshop submissions are expected to be short papers between 1500 and 2000 words and would typically include:
•    research question(s) and/or problem(s),
•    background and brief review of relevant literature, 
•    methods / design of research or practical implementation project, 
•    findings or results (could be preliminary for submissions reporting work-in-progress) and their discussion, 
•    a statement of significance, and
•    conclusions and future work (optional for the work-in-progress submissions). 

Submissions should be submitted by July 30th, 2021 through the EasyChair system following the submission link: To ensure quality, all submissions will be peer-reviewed. Authors are instructed not to include their identity, affiliation(s) or contact details in the initial submission, and to anonymize any references that would reveal the authorship. These details will be added in the final versions of accepted submissions that should be submitted by September 6, 2021, and formatted according to the IEEE Conference Proceedings template, located at:

Accepted submissions will be published in the workshop proceedings. At least one of the authors of each accepted submission must register using the JCDL registration page to have the paper published in the LangArc-2021 Proceedings and present at the virtual workshop held on September 30, 2021. 

After the workshop, authors of accepted LangArc-2021 submissions will be invited to develop full papers (6000-7500 words) for submission to the special issue of the refereed journal The Electronic Library. Journal paper submissions should follow The Electronic Library author formatting guidelines and templates available here and must be original contributions not previously published and not under review for publication elsewhere; they will be peer-reviewed by The Electronic Library editorial board and external reviewers.