Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Submission deadline extended by 22nd December 2022

The International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) invites proposals for papers for the 43rd Annual IATUL Conference in the United Arab Emirates, 13-16 March 2023. Papers are invited on the following theme: "Libraries Pushing Boundaries"

The submission deadline has been extended by 22nd December 2022!

Proposals should align with the following tracks:

• Vision, Leadership and Professional Growth
   o Highlighting value and quality, strategic partnership and collaboration, leading and transforming, work environments -
      problems and solutions

• Digital and Service Delivery
   o Users as co-creators of services and spaces, spaces for discovery, AI and robots in the library, discovery services and
      systems, marketing for maximum returns

• Developing Capable Citizens
   o Information and digital literacies, student success pathways, employability and career support, sustainability initiatives

• Impact and Surfacing Research
  o Sharing and promoting research, managing openness, future-proofing/preservation, #Hashtag social media experiences, mapping Sustainable Development Goals

Proposals should reflect international perspectives and provide insight into regional issues, with the aim of engaging attendees in networking and relationship/capacity building. A written paper will be required for the conference proceedings, however a range of presentation formats (presentations, posters, or workshops) are possible.

Submit your paper here!

Presenters are expected to attend the conference in person and register as an attendee.

You are invited to register at the reduced early bird fee by January 31, 2023;
registration will close: February 21, 2023

Register now!

More information and submission process is available at and