Two different and separate types of publications will be produced, one for each of the two parts in which CLEF is structured.

Conference posters

The maximum size for posters is A0 portrait, or A1 if printed out landscape.

Conference papers

Conference proceedings are published by Springer in their Lecture Notes for Computer Science (LNCS) series. These are now available online (Volume 8685).


Papers should be submitted in PDF format in the LNCS style to the following address:


  • Submission of Papers: May 15 2014
  • Notification of Acceptance: June 20 2014
  • Camera Ready: July 4 2014

Copyright by Springer-Verlag

Together with the camera ready file authors are also required to upload (a signed version of) the Springer copyright form. Copyright forms can be downloaded on the Springer website.

Labs Working Notes

CLEF2014 CEUR-WS CEUR-WS Lab Proceedings for CLEF 2014 now available online

All the experiments carried out by systems during the CLEF 2014 evaluation campaigns are described in the Working Notes. The CLEF 2014 Labs Working Notes will be published in the proceedings. The electronic Working Notes will be organised according to the Labs. If one group participates in more than one Lab, separate reports are to be submitted. Moreover, for those Labs that are subdivided in several tasks, separate reports for different task(s) are to be provided.

Post-conference publications in suitable venues, such as journals, are welcome and under the responsibility of lab organizers.

Instructions for Authors are available here.

Instructions for Lab Overviews are available here.