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The iSchools Welcome Three New Institutions; Now Numbers 31 Worldwide

The iSchools announce that three academic institutions have joined its collective of information schools dedicated to advancing the information field in the 21st century. With these additions, there are now 31 member-iSchools worldwide. The new iSchools are the School of Library, Archival & Information Studies at University of British Columbia, the College of Communications and Information Studies at University of Kentucky, and the Department of Information Studies [...]

One Upcoming iConference (2014) will be hosted by Berlin School for Library and Information Science

In a move that underscores the vibrancy and international nature of the information field, the iCaucus has announced the host institutions for its upcoming conferences. iConference 2012 will take place in Toronto, Canada, hosted by the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Information. iConference 2013 will return to the U.S., where it will be hosted by [...]

iConference 2011 program now life

We’re pleased to announce that the complete conference agenda for the iConference 2011 is now available at http://www.ischools.org/iConference11/program/ Topics for papers, workshops and posters at iConference 2011 include: Collaboration eGovernment Health information and informatics Human-Computer Interaction and User Experience Design (HCI/UX) Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) Information management Information security Information in society [...]

iConference 2011 Registration open

************************************************************* iConference 2011: Early-bird registration available through Dec. 14, 2010 8-11 February, 2011, Seattle, USA http://www.ischools.org/iConference11/2011index/ ************************************************************* Register today for the iConference: http://www.ischools.org/iConference11/registration/ iConference2011_RegisterToday


NSF TO FUND iCONFERENCE DOCTORAL COLLOQUIUM February 8-11, 2011 http://www.ischools.org/iConference11/doctoral/ The iConference 2011 planning committee is pleased to announce that the National Science Foundation has agreed to provide funding for the iConference Doctoral Student Colloquium. This means doctoral student participants will receive financial assistance to help defer their expenses. The application deadline for the iConference [...]

Less than Two Weeks Until iConference 2011 Submission Deadline

iConference 2011 An open conference sponsored by Information Schools of North America, Europe, and Asia. Seattle, Washington, USA February 8 – 11, 2011 http://www.ischools.org/iConference11/2011index/ ***SUBMISSION DEADLINE: August 30, 2010*** Greetings to everyone! We are now just two weeks from the August 30 submission deadline for iConference 2011. This is the date on which full papers [...]

iConference 2011 – Now accepting submissions

Seattle, Washington, USA, February 8 – 11, 2011 http://www.ischools.org/iConference11/2011index/ ***SUBMISSION DEADLINE: August 30, 2010*** Greetings to everyone! We are now accepting submissions for iConference 2011, our sixth annual gathering of researchers and professionals who share the goal of making a difference through the study of people, information, and technology. The event will showcase diversity in [...]

CFP der iConference 2011 draußen!

Call For Participation for iConference 2011, slated for Feb. 8-11 in Seattle. The goal of iConference 2011 is to create an unparalleled intellectual experience that focuses on information challenges and opportunities, while at the same time promoting excellence in research and building community. Our four-day format will include papers, posters, workshops and myriad alternative events. [...]

UNT to launch open access debate

by Mellina Stucky University of North Texas College of Information will become the first public university in the state to begin a focused discussion on an open access policy for faculty’s scholarly articles when it hosts its Open Access Symposium at 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. May 18 at the Gateway Center. The symposium is [...]


The School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and University College London invite you to attend the inaugural offering of a new summer seminar: British Libraries and Librarianship: Past, Present and Future. The seminar will be held between May 16th and 29th, 2010. This two-week summer seminar [...]

Frühe iConference Anmeldungen laufen noch bis 15.01.10

Die Anmeldungen für die iConference 2010 in Illinois (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) laufen. Hier noch einige Informationen über die keynote speaker: Stephen Wolfram, founder & CEO of Wolfram Research, creator of Mathematica and Wolfram|Alpha, and Marti Hearst, a professor at UC Berkeley currently working in the Obama administration, are the keynote speakers for the [...]

University of Toronto sucht neuen Assistant, Associate oder Full Professor

Die Universität in Toronto expandiert im Bereich New Media and Children’s Literature und sucht neue Mitglieder für den Lehrkörper. Anbei die offizielle Stellenanzeige. New_Media_and_Youth_Ad_On_Letterhead

SILS bietet internationales Sommerprogramm in Prag

The School of Information and Library Science (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) is pleased to announce its 2010 summer international program to Prague in the Czech Republic. Registration is open to anyone interested in being part of the seminar in Prague. This international summer seminar can either be taken for academic credit or [...]

Nicht vergessen: iConference Submission Deadline naht

DEADLINE for submissions: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2009. Please remember to use the ACM format for submissions. More details at http://www.ischools.org/iConference10/participation/ The Fifth Annual iConference brings together scholars, professionals and students who come from diverse backgrounds and share interests in working at the nexus of people, information and technology. The 2010 iConference theme addresses iMPACTS. As [...]

Call for Participation

Bis zur 5ten iConference in Illinois ist es nicht mehr lang (03.-06.02.2010)  und bis zum 18.11.2009 können noch Abstracts für Papers, Poster, “roundtable discussions” und “wildcards” (siehe Anhang) eingereicht werden. Das Thema für 2010 ist iMPACTS. Unter anderem spielen Fragen wie: “What are the broad impacts (actualized and potential) of  the iSchool movement? How can [...]

ALA’s Task Force’s Recommendations for LIS Accreditation Criticized

Ein interessanter Artikel der die momentane, amerikanische Diskussion über das Können von LIS-Studenten beleuchtet: http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6661278.html?nid=2673&source=title&rid=360667828


Bis 30. Mai werden Nominierungen für den Dran Award angenommen. Eine Auszeichnung in Erinnerung an Raymond F. Von Dran (früherer Direktor der School of Information Studies, Syracuse University) wurde von den iSchools ins Leben gerufen um besondere Leistungen im Bereich “Information” auszuzeichen. Weitere Informationen: The iSchools will present an award in memory of Ray von [...]

Jobangebot in Pittsburgh

Visiting Research Professor / Scientist School of Information Sciences University of Pittsburgh The School of Information Sciences (http://www.ischool.pitt.edu) at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking a one year visiting research scientist to engage in collaborative research projects with faculty members in the School, for all or part of the 2009-2010 academic year. The position could [...]

iConference 2009 Website online

Die Website mit allen Materialien zur iConference 2009 (hat Februar 2009 stattgefunden) ist komplett und online. Gezeigt werden alle papers, Videobeiträge der key note speaker, Poster und round table – Kurzreferate. Zu finden unter: http://www.ischools.org/iconferences/2009index/

Call for Papers / ACM CREATIVITY & COGNITION 2009

Everyday Creativity: Shared Languages and Collective Action October 27-30, 2009, Berkeley Art Museum, CA, USA http://www.creativityandcognition09.org/ :: KEYNOTE SPEAKERS :: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Professor of Psychology & Management, Claremont Graduate University, USA JoAnn Kuchera-Morin, Director, Allosphere Research Laboratory, California Nanosystems Institute, USA Jane Prophet, Professor of Interdisciplinary Computing, Goldsmiths University of London, UK :: CALL FOR [...]

Sommerkurse der University of North Carolina in Oxford und Prag

Hallo zusammen, es gibt noch freie Plätze für Sommerkurse der University of North Carolina in Oxford / England und Prag / Tschechien. Beschreibungen und Infos folgen unten auf englisch. Oxford, England Libraries and Librarianship: Past, Present and Future UNC at Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science has partnered with the University of Oxford [...]

Neuigkeiten aus dem iCaucus

Neuigkeiten von der School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (SILS): COMMUNICATING WITH THE FUTURE: AWARD-WINNING TPAP PROJECT PRESERVES FRAGILE DIGITAL DATA How will our grandchildren understand the dramatic events of the 2008 U.S. presidential election if they can’t access the rich digital information that documented and, [...]