Thanks to everyone who submitted an abstract and for the programme committee for having set up this great programme!

Registration for online is now open. We proudly present you this year's line up of presentations and workshops:

@lukask We wish you all the best for your retirement! Thank you for being part of the SWIB community over all these years! You have been a regular SWIB participant from early on when we still had German presentations and we could always count on you for enriching the conversation with genuine interest and never missing the fun. Have some decent beers today (no Kölsch ;-).

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Planning for the next SWIB conference has started. We've already decided that – as last year's SWIB – SWIB21 will happen online-only.

Recordings, slides and workshop material from are now linked from the programme page:

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Thank you, @swib, for an inspiring with 740 registered participants from 57 countries, completely realized with open source web conferencing software solutions!

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You can still register for and join the discussions and professional exchange taking place on Mattermost:

The fourth day of will start in six hours, see the countdown to the livestream at

The slides and recording of the talks from the previous days as well as workshop material from day 2 are available online.

YouTube playlist:

Slides for the "Automated Subject Indexing" session at :

(For now, we are collecting the slides on GitHub and we'll then put them on the website in bulk.)

The really great & inspiring keynote by Audrey Tang is available via the SWIB20 YouTube playlist:

We plan to upload all the talks asap after every session, see also the FAQ:

will start today. See the programme (with start times in UTC!) at The stream will be running at

For the best conference experience you should be a registered participant & logged into the Mattermost instance. Registration is still open:

just reached 500 registered participants! Thanks for all the interest, we are looking forward to the conference.

Tada! The programme for this year's online SWIB is now published:

Registration is free of charge:

We just extended the submission deadline for to 27 July and are looking forward to your proposals:

In this year, the Semantic Web in Libraries conference (SWIB) will go online. We are looking forward to your submissions, see the call for proposals at

As our Twitter account is inactive and we don't know whether and when it will come back, we gladly take this opportunity to move to the fediverse.


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