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Tuesday, March 15, 2022

IATUL joins IFLA and other international associations in deploring the military aggression by Russia currently underway in Ukraine.

This action has caused significant loss of life, including children, created a humanitarian crisis, and placed at risk the rich cultural heritage of Ukraine. IATUL members are joining the international library community efforts to protect unique Ukrainian research and knowledge, and we are reaching out to our member in Ukraine to offer support.

We encourage IATUL members to take similar action to support our Ukraine colleagues, assist Ukrainian refugees and share accurate information about the current situation in Ukraine.

Please see the Ukrainian Library Association appeal for ways to assist.

IATUL is an association that promotes the advancement of university libraries, access to knowledge and information literacy.

IATUL Board of Directors
15 March 2022

Friday, March 11, 2022
IATUL Annual Conference 2022

The International Association of University Libraries (IATUL) invites proposals for papers and posters for the 42nd Annual IATUL Conference, presented in a hybrid format from the University of Miami Libraries and the Florida International University Libraries in Miami, FL, USA.

IATUL offers an influential and inclusive community of university library directors from around the world. The Annual Conference is a unique opportunity to share views and develop new collaborations. Papers are invited on the following theme: Weaving our Future: Creativity, Innovation and Transformation in Libraries.

As higher education moves beyond the pandemic, libraries are positioned to lead in an environment in which teaching, learning, research and work practices are shifting. The IATUL 2022 conference will provide excellent opportunities to explore, learn and share diverse experiences. Proposals should consider:

• The changing landscape of research: open science; problem-based interdisciplinary research; community-based research; data governance.
• Trends in teaching and learning: virtual...

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