III International Seminar on LIS Education and Research (LIS-ER)

III International Seminar on LIS Education and Research (LIS-ER) is organized from 4-5 June 2015 in Barcelona by the Faculty of Library and Information Science at the University of Barcelona  in colaboration with IFLA and EUCLID.

The topics/themes of the seminar include: Current European undergraduate and graduate LIS education; new career opportunities and their impact on degrees; translation of LIS research outcomes into practice; maximising the scientific, societal and economic impact of LIS research; and opportunities for international cooperation in LIS education and research. For more information please refer to Seminar Website:http://bd.ub.edu/liser/

SET 40th Anniversary Summit

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)’s Section on Education and Training (SET) has opened registration for the SET 40thAnniversary Summit, scheduled for 18 August, 2014. This Summit will take place off-site at École Nationale Supérieure des Sciences de l’Information et des Bibliothèques (ENSSIB) during the 2014 IFLA Conference in Lyon, France.

The theme of the Summit is Library and Information Education and Training: Confluence of Past and Present Toward a Strong Future. Details on the summit are available at: http://www.ifla.org/node/8243.

2015 ALISE Annual Conference

ALISE 2015 Annual Conference will be held in Chicago, Illinois from 27-30 January 2015. The main theme of the Conference is Mirrors & Windows: Reflections on Social Justice and  Re‐imagining LIS Education.  For more information please refer to ALISE’s Website: http://www.alise.org/