The Program Committee of the 25th International Symposium on Electronic Theses and Dissertations, ETD 2022, invites you to submit your proposals for papers.

ETD 2022, organized in Novi Sad, Serbia, will be a great opportunity for exchanging ETD experiences with professionals from different countries, as well as for connecting to the good practices around the world.

Proposals are welcome from library, graduate school and information technology professionals, graduate students and faculty as well as library and information systems / services representatives.

Important Dates

  • Dates of the conference: September 7th – 9th, 2022
  • Deadline for extended abstract submission: March 31st April 11th, 2022
  • Deadline for workshop/training proposal submission: March 31st April 11th, 2022
  • Notification of acceptance: May 26th, 2022
  • Deadline for early bird registration: June 20th, 2022
  • Deadline for full conference paper: August 26th, 2022

Submission Guidelines

We welcome submissions related to the themes listed below, however the conference Programme Committee will also consider submissions on any other aspect of ETDs. The language of the conference will be English.

The initial submissions must be in the form of an extended abstract. The evaluation of the extended abstracts will be double-blind, therefore authors’ names, addresses, emails and affiliations MUST NOT be included in the extended abstract (in the file). The extended abstract MUST be submitted in PDF format and MUST NOT exceed four A4 pages (including figures) and MUST NOT exceed 1500 words. 

The template for preparation of an extended abstract for Microsoft Office:

The template for preparation of an extended abstract for Latex:

The deadline for submitting extended abstracts is 31st March 2022.

The prepared extended abstract in accordance with instructions and template must be submitted by using the EasyChair platform (

Presenters will be notified of acceptance by 26th May 2022.

Accepted extended abstracts will be published in the conference proceedings of abstracts. At least one author or co-author for each accepted abstract MUST be registered for the ETD 2022 conference no later than 30th June 2022. Authors who have not registered by this date will have their paper removed from the programme.

The selected authors with accepted submissions will be invited to submit full papers for publishing in the Journal of Electronic Theses and Dissertations J-ETD.

List of Themes

The theme of ETD 2022 is FAIRness of ETDs and its implications. The Programme Committee proposes to explore each of the following themes through the programme, however it is also open to considering proposals that may not strictly seem to fit into any of the proposed themes:

  • FAIRness of ETDs and supplement materials;
  • ETD and eInfrastructures
  • ETD and Open Science
    • Plagiarism
  • Bibliometric analysis of FAIR ETDs
  • ETDs and research data
  • ETDs and source code


The conference will be held as a physical meeting at the University of Novi Sad, Serbia. You can find more information about venue at


All questions about submissions should be emailed to

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