International Association of Scientific and Technological University Libraries

Welcome to IATUL

IATUL provides a forum for the exchange of ideas relevant to librarianship in technological universities throughout the world. It also provides library directors and senior managers an opportunity to develop a collaborative approach to solving common problems.
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New roles for the road ahead
In a series of twenty essays in three sections, "Framing the Road Ahead", 'Shifts in Positioning" and "Responding to Opportunity: Creating a New Library Landscape", Bell, Dempsy and Fister share their thoughts on the world in which academic libraries will thrive, ways libraries are responding to change and new roles for libraries and librarians.
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Unravelling the true cost of publishing in open access
Research Libraries UK (RLUK) estimates that the UK's universities now pay around £192m per year for access to academic journals and databases: that is nearly a tenth of the total QR (quality related funding) budget for research funding.

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REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the IATUL Conference in Hannover, Germany from 5-9 July 2015.

The theme of the conference is "Strategic Partnerships for Access and Discovery".