Wednesday, October 5, 2022
«Breaking new ground: scholarly communication and libraries»
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IATUL Fall Seminar 2022, 13 to 15 December 2022

Over two days, international speakers representing libraries, publishers and the scientific community will shed light on current developments and challenges in the areas of scholarly communication, “metrics” and awareness in science. On day three, a study tour will provide a range of opportunities to learn more about Swiss libraries and the country in general.

Discover the full programme!

Check out our amazing study tours

Learn more about our registration fees and register now!

The ETH Library is hosting and organising this year’s Fall Seminar of the International Association of University Libraries (IATUL).

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Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Irmgard Lankenau Poster Prize 2022

During the 42nd Annual Conference of the International Association of University Libraries, that took place from 12 June to 16 June 2022, in Miami, USA, IATUL awarded the Irmgard Lankenau Poster Prize 2022 to:

Magdalena Szuflita-Żurawska and Piotr Krajewski from Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland, for their poster entitled:

"Creating Polish Working Group of the Data Stewardship Competence Centers Implementation Network (DSCC-IN PL) by the Gdansk University of Technology Library as an example of the community of practice building".

Congratulations for winning this prize!
Dr. Anna Wałek
IATUL President
- on behalf of the IATUL Board -


Tuesday, July 19, 2022
IATUL Fall Seminar 2022 Key visual

Breaking new ground: scholarly communication and libraries

The IATUL Fall Seminar will be proudly hosted by the ETH Library at ETH Zurich in Zurich, Switzerland. Please save the date: 13–15 December 2022.

We will present a programme around the topics:
- scholarly communication,
- metrics (bibliometrics and altmetrics),
- awareness in science.

We are pleased to offer you a perfect background and stage for the IATUL Fall Seminar in the surroundings of ETH Zurich and serve as an inspiring site for all participating members.

The following programme will be offered:
• Tuesday, 13 December 2022: presentations
• Tuesday evening, 13 December 2022: gala dinner
• Wednesday, 14 December 2022: presentations
• Thursday, 15 December 2022: study tours

More details about the IATUL Fall Seminar 2022 will be made available on the IATUL website and circulated widely in September 2022. We are looking forward to welcoming you to this inspiring event in Zurich!

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Friday, July 8, 2022
IATUL General Assembly June 14, 2022

At the 42nd Annual Conference of the International Association of University Libraries on June 14, 2022, in Miami, IATUL honoured Dr Reiner Kallenborn, University Librarian of the Technical University of Munich (TUM), with the honorary life-time membership.

The IATUL Board has the discretion to award an honorary life-time membership, to recognize an individual from an IATUL member institution who has served the association with marked distinction and has made significant contributions to IATUL through their leadership and engagement.

The award of the title took place during the General Assembly of IATUL, chaired by the President of IATUL, Dr. Anna Wałek. Dr. Reiner Kallenborn connected to Miami remotely.

The laureate is a longstanding member of IATUL, for which he served as Treasurer (2005-2011) and President (2013- 2018).

Among others, he introduced:

• the IATUL Office
• the IATUL Special Interest Groups
• the IATUL Directors’ Summit
• the IATUL Leadership Academy
• virtual regular IATUL Board meetings
• theme specific international IATUL workshops

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Thursday, May 12, 2022
Save the Date

Dear IATUL Colleagues,

This year, thanks to a team of engaged conference organizers, we will soon convene for the 42nd IATUL Annual Conference 2022 in Miami. Due to the pandemic and related international travel difficulties for some, we are offering a hybrid conference, for those who are not able to attend in person.

Our IATUL General Assembly will be held as an online and/or in-person meeting on Tuesday 14th June, 11:00-12:00 EST via the online conference platform PheedLoop.

The General Assembly will allow the members of IATUL to get to know and review all of the great work done through the last year, in circumstances that continue to present challenges. We would also like to present plans for the upcoming year.

A link for the meeting will be provided to the members by e-mail.

We look forward to seeing you virtually on the 14th of June!

The IATUL Board of Directors

Monday, May 2, 2022
42nd Annual IATUL Conference 2022 – Miami, USA

The overarching theme of the 42nd IATUL Conference 2022 from 12 - 16 June 2022 in Miami is "Weaving our Future: Creativity, Innovation, and Transformation in Libraries."

Registration options for this very first IATUL annual conference held in hybrid format include options for both in-person and virtual attendees.

View the list of prominent keynote speakers and the program now available on the conference website. A selection of optional study tours are available to those registering for the in-person conference.

Register today for the 2022 IATUL Annual Conference in Miami!

We look forward to welcoming you to the 42nd Annual Conference in Miami!