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Tuesday, July 19, 2022
IATUL Fall Seminar 2022 Key visual

Breaking new ground: scholarly communication and libraries

The IATUL Fall Seminar will be proudly hosted by the ETH Library at ETH Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland. Please save the date: 13–15 December 2022.

We will present a programme around the topics:
- scholarly communication,
- metrics (bibliometrics and altmetrics),
- awareness in science.

We are pleased to offer you a perfect background and stage for the IATUL Fall Seminar in the surroundings of ETH Zurich and serve as an inspiring site for all participating members.

The following programme will be offered:
• Tuesday, 13 December 2022: presentations
• Tuesday evening, 13 December 2022: gala dinner
• Wednesday, 14 December 2022: presentations
• Thursday, 15 December 2022: study tours

More details about the IATUL Fall Seminar 2022 will be made available on the IATUL website and circulated widely in September 2022. We are looking forward to welcoming you to this inspiring event in Zurich!

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Friday, July 8, 2022
IATUL General Assembly June 14, 2022

At the 42nd Annual Conference of the International Association of University Libraries on June 14, 2022, in Miami, IATUL honoured Dr Reiner Kallenborn, University Librarian of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), with the honorary life-time membership.

The IATUL Board has the discretion to award an honorary life-time membership, to recognize an individual from an IATUL member institution who has served the association with marked distinction and has made significant contributions to IATUL through their leadership and engagement.

The award of the title took place during the General Assembly of IATUL, chaired by the President of IATUL, Dr. Anna Wałek. Dr. Reiner Kallenborn connected to Miami remotely.

The laureate is a longstanding member of IATUL, for which he served as Treasurer (2005-2011) and President (2013- 2018).

Among others, he introduced:

• the IATUL Office
• the IATUL Special Interest Groups
• the IATUL Directors’ Summit
• the IATUL Leadership Academy
• virtual regular IATUL Board meetings
• theme specific international IATUL workshops

In his...

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