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 Seminar 2017, Windhoek, Namibia, 6 - 8 November

"The Impact of Emerging Technologies on Library Services in Developing Countries"
We look forward to welcoming you to the "One World Library Programme" event that aims at the development and implementation of initiatives for structural improvement in university and research libraries throughout the world.

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IATUL Conference 2017, Bozen, Italy, 18 -22 June

"Embedding Libraries – Service and Development in Context"
Make use of this opportunity to discover state of the art developments in librarianship and to catch up with colleagues from all over the world.




2017 Horizon Library Report

This report describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, a 15-year-old ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies poised to influence learning, teaching, and creative inquiry. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six important developments in educational technology are placed directly in the context of their likely impact on the core missions of academic and research libraries.

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