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Thursday, July 19, 2018
Libraries for the Future – from Inspiring Spaces to Open Science

Oslo, Norway – Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet)
June 17-21 2018

Conference report by Dr. Charles Eckman

The 39th annual conference of the International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) was held in Oslo (Norway) from 17 to 21 June 2019. This year’s conference was hosted by the Oslo Metropolitan University (OsloMet) University Library (former Oslo and Akershus University College, Library and Learning Center) and was entitled “Libraries for the Future – from Inspiring Spaces to Open Science”.

The conference for academic libraries gathered 209 participants from over thirty countries who discussed international collaboration and presented the latest solutions applied in library technology. The participants included librarians, information scientists and other higher education professionals representing several countries including Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Ghana, Hong Kong, Iceland, Italy, Kenya, Latvia, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad & Tobago, Uganda...

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