Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL): Code of Conduct



The Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) holds dear the principle of equal access and opportunities for everyone, and welcomes all individuals irrespective of their nationalities, social roots, professional backgrounds, or personal experiences. We treat all individuals with the respect they deserve. JCDL strongly condemns all forms of harassment and discrimination.


JCDL’s Core Values:

  • Promotion of discussions focused on the work rather than the person.
  • Active listening and involvement
  • Recognition and attribution where deserved
  • Transparency and Openness
  • Striving for clear and simplified expression of ideas.


Behaviors Not Tolerated:

Discrimination and harassment include, but are not limited to any offensive verbal comments based on sex, gender, ethnicity, nationality, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, age, race, religion; sexual or discriminatory images, video, or text; stalking, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical and online contact, and unwelcome sexual attention.


International Participation:

Being an international conference, we are aware of the diverse social norms and languages of our participants. In view of this, we strive to accommodate all participants by communicating simply and clearly in English.


How To Report a Violation of this Code of Conduct:

If you encounter or witness any form of violation of this Code of Conduct during your participation in JCDL, whether in-person or online, please report it immediately. The quickest way to do this is to contact a member of the Code of Conduct Committee via email.