International Association of Scientific and Technological University Libraries

Welcome to IATUL

IATUL provides a forum for the exchange of ideas relevant to librarianship in universities across the world. It also provides library directors and senior managers with an opportunity to develop a collaborative approach to solving common problems.
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IATUL Board of Directors - Call for Applications


The International Association of University Libraries is calling for interested and qualified candidates to serve on its Board of Directors, the executive body of IATUL responsible for the further development of the association.

Candidates are expected to take an active part in the endeavours of the IATUL Board of Directors, especially by attending Board meetings and taking on responsibilities related to assigned tasks and roles on the Board.

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Using Data Visualization to Examine an Academic Library Collection.
The authors generated data visualizations to compare sectionsof the library book collection, expenditures in those areas, student enrollment in majors and minors, and number of courses. The visualizations resulting from the entered data provide an excellent starting point for conversations about possible imbalances in the collection and point to areas that are either more developed or less developed than is needed to support the major and minor areas of study at the university.  

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Beyond dinosaurs and Pokémon Go: how AR is being used to deliver enhanced education experiences.

For all the hype around Pokémon Go, the AR component in the game itself is actually a relatively simple construct, using GPS to layer graphics onto the real world. It’s a repeat of the plethora of AR dinosaur experiences we saw before it – interesting, but with little substance.

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