Conference Policies

Peer Review Process

The following criteria are used in evaluating submissions:

Full Papers:

  • Whether the work represents an innovative approach to the matters addressed
  • Generalizability of the methods and results described
  • Quality of the contribution to the metadata community of the design and/or implementation described
  • Significance of the results presented
  • Clarity of presentation

Project Reports:

  • Conciseness and completeness of technical description
  • Usability of the technical description by other potential implementers
  • Clarity of presentation


  • Concise statement of research or project goals and milestones
  • Concise statement of approach and methodology
  • Significance of the research or project
  • Framing of key barriers and future research or work
  • Statement of any results and accomplishments


Archive Access Policy

The presentations that make up the current and archived conferences on this site have been made open access and are freely available for viewing, for the benefit of authors and interested readers.


Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice

The International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and takes all possible measures against any publication malpractices. All authors submitting their works to the proceedings for publication as original works attest that the submitted works represent their authors’ contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works. The authors acknowledge that they have disclosed all and any actual or potential conflicts of interest presented by their submitted work.

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