Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Five-day conference "Strategic Partnerships for Access and Discovery" on

strategy, management and practice in libraries takes place in Hannover from 5 to

9 July 2015

Strategic partnerships, Open Science, future challenges facing libraries, research data management and digital preservation – these and other topics about present and future developments in libraries will be addressed at the 36th Annual IATUL Conference. The German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB) will be hosting this year’s English-language conference of the International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) in Hannover from 5 to 9 July 2015.

Following a word of welcome by the Minister of Science and Culture of Lower Saxony,

Gabriele Heinen-Kljajić, the conference will kick off with two key notes:

  • "Innovative usage of unstructured information sources: From text- and datamining to model-driven decision-support" – Martin Hofmann-Apitius, Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing SCAI
  • "From open access to open science: a vision" – José Cotta, Head of Unit for Digital Science, DG CONNECT (Directorate-General for Communications

    Networks, Content & Technology), European Commission

In addition to the extensive programme comprising presentations, discussions and

workshops, IATUL also offers an accompanying company exhibition. More than 200

experts from the field of librarianship are expected to attend the conference.

Go to IATUL registration: www.iatulconference2015.org/registration/fees-registrationinformation

Go to programme: www.iatulconference2015.org/programme

For more information about the IATUL Conference, visit www.iatulconference2015.org