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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Shifting Sands and Rising Tides: Leading Libraries through Innovation
Call for Papers

The International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) invites proposals for papers and posters for the 40th Annual IATUL Conference in Perth, Western Australia, 23-27th June 2019.
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:

Shifting Sands and Rising Tides: Leading Libraries through Innovation

Technology has disrupted the role and the identity of the academic library, providing many opportunities and challenges requiring leadership and innovative solutions. These include digital and open sources of knowledge, online tools and services for students, teachers and researchers, and the increasingly important, but changed, role of the library’s physical place on campus. Proposals should consider:

  • Next Generation Information Discovery and Access
  • Best Practice in Information and Digital Literacy
  • Structures and Skills for Future Work
  • Library Spaces for Outstanding Student Experience and Research Excellence...
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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
40th IATUL Conference Perth 2019
University Club of Western Australia

The 40th Annual IATUL Conference will be held at The University of Western Australia and Curtin University in Perth, Australia from 23 June to 27 June 2019. This is an excellent opportunity to hear about the latest academic library initiatives, visit award-winning libraries, and network with colleagues and friends from all over the world.

The topics for the conference will be:
• Next Generation Information Discovery and Access
• Best Practice in Information and Digital Literacy
• Structures and Skills for Future Work
• Library Spaces for Outstanding Student Experience and Research Excellence
• Pathways to F.A.I.R. (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) Research
• Strategic Advocacy and Partnerships, Locally and Globally
• Value and Impact with Data Analytics and Business Intelligence

For more information and to register, visit the conference website.

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