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Thursday, May 12, 2022
Save the Date

Dear IATUL Colleagues,

This year, thanks to a team of engaged conference organizers, we will soon convene for the 42nd IATUL Annual Conference 2022 in Miami. Due to the pandemic and related international travel difficulties for some, we are offering a hybrid conference, for those who are not able to attend in person.

Our IATUL General Assembly will be held as an online and/or in-person meeting on Tuesday 14th June, 11:00-12:00 EST via the online conference platform PheedLoop.

The General Assembly will allow the members of IATUL to get to know and review all of the great work done through the last year, in circumstances that continue to present challenges. We would also like to present plans for the upcoming year.

A link for the meeting will be provided to the members by e-mail.

We look forward to seeing you virtually on the 14th of June!

The IATUL Board of Directors

Monday, May 2, 2022
42nd Annual IATUL Conference 2022 – Miami, USA

The overarching theme of the 42nd IATUL Conference 2022 from 12 - 16 June 2022 in Miami is "Weaving our Future: Creativity, Innovation, and Transformation in Libraries."

Registration options for this very first IATUL annual conference held in hybrid format include options for both in-person and virtual attendees.

View the list of prominent keynote speakers and the program now available on the conference website. A selection of optional study tours are available to those registering for the in-person conference.

Register today for the 2022 IATUL Annual Conference in Miami!

We look forward to welcoming you to the 42nd Annual Conference in Miami!

Wednesday, April 20, 2022
42nd Annual IATUL Conference 2022 – Miami, USA

Registration is open for the 2022 IATUL Annual Conference in Miami “Weaving our Future: Creativity – Innovation – Transformation”.

Registration options for this very first IATUL annual conference held in hybrid format include options for both in-person and virtual attendees.

View the list of prominent keynote speakers and the program now available on the conference website. A selection of optional study tours are available to those registering for the in-person conference.

Register soon! The deadline to register under special discounted rates is approaching on April 29th! "Early-bird" rates are available to those who register anytime before April 30th.

We look forward to welcoming you to the 42nd...

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Tuesday, March 15, 2022
#SaveUkraine

IATUL joins IFLA and other international associations in deploring the military aggression by Russia currently underway in Ukraine.

This action has caused significant loss of life, including children, created a humanitarian crisis, and placed at risk the rich cultural heritage of Ukraine. IATUL members are joining the international library community efforts to protect unique Ukrainian research and knowledge, and we are reaching out to our member in Ukraine to offer support.

We encourage IATUL members to take similar action to support our Ukraine colleagues, assist Ukrainian refugees and share accurate information about the current situation in Ukraine.

Please see the Ukrainian Library Association appeal for ways to assist.

IATUL is an association that promotes the advancement of university libraries, access to knowledge and information literacy.

IATUL Board of Directors
15 March 2022

Friday, March 11, 2022
IATUL Annual Conference 2022

The International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) invites proposals for papers and posters for the 42nd Annual IATUL Conference, presented in a hybrid format from the University of Miami Libraries and the Florida International University Libraries in Miami, FL, USA.

IATUL offers an influential and inclusive community of university library directors from around the world. The Annual Conference is a unique opportunity to share views and develop new collaborations. Papers are invited on the following theme: Weaving our Future: Creativity, Innovation and Transformation in Libraries.

As higher education moves beyond the pandemic, libraries are positioned to lead in an environment in which teaching, learning, research and work practices are shifting. The IATUL 2022 conference will provide excellent opportunities to explore, learn and share diverse experiences. Proposals should consider:

• The changing landscape of research: open science; problem-based interdisciplinary research; community-based research; data governance.
• Trends in teaching and learning: virtual...

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Monday, February 28, 2022
IATUL Conference 2022

To encourage global participation the IATUL Travel Grant Programme provides financial assistance to library and/or information professionals from developing countries to attend the annual IATUL Conference.

IATUL Travel Grants will be awarded to first-time attendees of this conference. Applications are encouraged from librarians at any institution that is an IATUL member or would qualify for IATUL membership. When applying for a Travel Grant, please remember that English is the official language of the organization and its annual conference.

Read more and apply for a Travel Grant!

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