VLDB 2019: Formatting Guidelines

Generation Information

All papers submitted to PVLDB and the VLDB Conference, irrespective of track, must adhere strictly to the PVLDB format detailed here. Any deviation will be liable to summary rejection of the paper. The paper should:

Important Notice

Copyright and Camera Ready Information

All papers accepted for the VLDB 2019 Conference will be published in the Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment (PVLDB) Volume 12. It is the authors' responsibility to ensure that their submissions adhere strictly to the VLDB format detailed above. Please follow the process below to submit the final camera-ready copy of your accepted paper. You must complete this process by the 5th of the month following the acceptance notification date.

  1. Prepare the final version of your paper using the current camera-ready style files (available for LaTex and Word formats). You must download and use the latest style files.
  2. Submit the final version of your paper as PDF using the VLDB 2019 conference management tool that is accessible at https://cmt3.research.microsoft.com/VLDB2019/.
  3. In CMT, please check carefully the paper's meta-data such as title, abstract, authors' names, affiliations, and their order, and correct those if necessary; note that this information, once processed, will be final and used for producing the conference booklet.
  4. Rename your file to pid-contact-author.lastname.pdf and upload it to CMT; for instance, if your submission was given the id 42 and your name is John Smith, you should name your file p42-smith.pdf.
  5. Finally, download the PVLDB Copyright License Form (available in .pdf format) and follow the instructions in the file to send the form to the Proceedings Chairs.

Publication Process

Accepted VLDB papers are continuously published in monthly issues. You can expect a couple of months (from the time you complete the camera-ready submission process) for your paper to appear in the Proceedings. PVLDB is an archival journal with monthly issues that is published online on vldb.org, in the ACM Digital Library, on DBLP and, since 2011, also in the Computing Research Repository (CoRR) on arxiv.org.