Category Archives: Information Science

Information Science

E-prints for Library and Information Science (E-LIS)

E-prints for Library and Information Science (E-LIS) is an international open access archive for e-prints related to Librarianship, Information Science and Technology, and related application disciplines, in keeping with the objectives of the EPrints movement and the Free Online Scholarship (FOS) movement.The purpose of E-LIS archive is to make full text LIS documents visible, accessible, harvestable, searchable, and useable by any potential user with access to the Internet. Furthermore, this service aims to support individuals who wish to publish or otherwise make their papers available worldwide. Open access to LIS papers and their dissemination can also support the building of international LIS networks.

Council on Library and Information Resources

The Council on Library and Information Resources is an independent, nonprofit organization that forges strategies to enhance research, teaching, and learning environments in collaboration with libraries, cultural institutions, and communities of higher learning.

The American Library Association Institutional Repository (ALAIR)

The American Library Association Institutional Repository (ALAIR) is an open access repository, committed to collecting, permanently storing, and providing digital access to the publications and intellectual work of the American Library Association. It is organized into communities reflecting the Divisions, Offices, Committees, and Roundtables that make up ALA.

The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication

The Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication seeks to share useful innovations, both in thought and in practice, with the aim of encouraging scholarly exchange and the subsequent benefits that are borne of scrutiny, experimentation and debate. As modes of scholarly communication, the technologies and economics of publishing and the roles of libraries evolve, it is our hope that the work shared in the journal will inform practices that strengthen librarianship and that increase access to the “common Stock of Knowledge.”

The Informing Science Institute (ISI)

The Informing Science Institute (ISI), founded in 1998, is a global community of academics shaping the future of informing science. Submitting or publishing papers in any of ISI’s peer-reviewed online academic journals is free. With the help of sponsoring institutions, ISI now hosts the highly regarded InSITE conference in a variety of international locations twice a year. ISI electronic publications and e-books are available for free. Hard copies of ISI books and publications are available in the ISI Shop, where all proceeds enable ISI to continue sharing knowledge online free of charge.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

This free research database provides indexing and abstracting for key library and information science journals, books, research reports and more. It is EBSCO’s intention to provide access to this resource on a continual basis. Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 600 core journals and more than 120 selective and priority journals. Coverage in this free research database extends as far back as 1960. LISTA also includes author profiles and a robust thesaurus.

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL)

“The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) is a nonprofit organization of 124 research libraries at comprehensive, research institutions in the US and Canada that share similar research missions, aspirations, and achievements. The Association’s importance and distinction is born from its membership and the nature of the institutions represented.”

International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information profession.

The Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL)

The Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) is the higher education association for librarians. Representing more than 11,000 academic and research librarians and interested individuals, ACRL develops programs, products and services to help academic and research librarians learn, innovate and lead within the academic community. Founded in 1940, ACRL is committed to advancing learning and transforming scholarship.

The American Educational Research Association (AERA)

The American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.

American Library Association (ALA) – Conference

The American Library Association (ALA) is the oldest and largest library association in the world. Founded on October 6, 1876 during the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia, the mission of ALA is “to provide leadership for the development, promotion and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all.”

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA   
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) indexes more than 560 core journals, nearly 50 priority journals, and nearly 125 selective journals; plus books, research reports and proceedings. Subject coverage includes librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. Coverage in the database extends back as far as the mid-1960s.

The Researching Librarian  
Links to selected web resources useful for research: freely searchable citation and full-text databases, funding information, relevant journals, statistics and statistical methods, useful research tools, current awareness sources, and conference papers and proceedings.

University of Wisconsin : Library and Information Studies   
This collection includes School of Library and Information Studies teaching materials collected by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff; and unique or valuable items related to this field. It is hoped that the search features of the collection will be a convenient aid to scholarship, study and teaching of these disciplines.

Proquest: Library & Information Science Collection   
The Library & Information Science Collection combines Library & Information Science Abstracts (LISA), the leading index for library science, with full text for many titles. Subject coverage includes all aspects of librarianship, library users, information retrieval, and more. It covers titles from many different countries and offers content in more than 20 languages. LISA indexes titles relevant to researchers and professionals in the field of library science. It includes conference proceedings as well as scholarly journals and content in more than 20 languages. The Library and Information Science Database gives end users full-text access to many publications in library and information science and is designed to provide full-text support for the core titles included in LISA.

CLIR/Library of Congress Mellon Fellowship   
CLIR seeks proposals from applicants whose dissertation projects will benefit from the opportunity to examine original sources using the entire array of new technologies and equipment available at the Library of Congress. Applicants should explain how their research will reveal previously hidden content and properties of original sources, support new interpretations of those sources, and advance scholarship in their field. No prior technical experience or scientific background is required to apply for this fellowship.

Practical Academic Librarianship: The International Journal of the SLA Academic Division   
A peer-reviewed journal for all academic librarians and information professionals serving academic departments or affiliated institutions including centers, institutes, specialized collections, and special units within or related to academic units. Well-written manuscripts that are of interest to these communities will be considered, including: implementation of new initiatives and best practices; original and significant research findings with practical applications; analysis of issues and trends; descriptive narratives of successful and unsuccessful ventures; examination of the role of libraries in meeting specialized client needs.

Libres: Library and Information Science Research Electronic Journal   
LIBRES is an international refereed e-journal devoted to research and scholarly articles in Library and Information Science/Service (LIS). It has a particular focus on research in emerging areas of LIS, synthesis of LIS research areas, and on novel perspectives and conceptions that advance theory and practice.

Library and Information Research : Research into Practice for Information & Library Services  
LIR has the following objectives: – To publish research in such a way that it is accessible to, and usable by, the LIS community; – To encourage reporting of research (including informal or in-house research) by practitioners; – To encourage reflective and evidence-based practice; – To publish papers resulting from LIRG annual awards and prizes; – To promote the use and understanding of quality research methods; – To raise awareness of new tools, books and funding opportunities for research; – To provide an overview of research activity and developments in the UK and Ireland; – To comment, and provide a forum for comment, on the state of LIS research.

Liber Quarterly : The Journal of European Research Libraries   
LIBER Quarterly is the peer reviewed, open access journal of LIBER, the Association of European Research Libraries. The journal seeks to cover all aspects of modern research librarianship and scientific information delivery. It strives to form a bridge between the scholars of the Library and Information Sciences (LIS) and the practitioners in our university and research libraries by publishing not only theoretical contributions, but also examples of good practices.

Journal of the Medical Library Association JMLA (J Med Libr Assoc)   
The Journal of the Medical Library Association (JMLA) is an international, peer-reviewed journal published quarterly that aims to advance the practice and research knowledgebase of health sciences librarianship.

Journal of the European Association for Health Information and Libraries   
The European Association for Health Information and Libraries is an active association uniting librarians and information professionals working in medical and health science libraries in Europe. The Association counts over 1400 members from about 30 European countries. EAHIL supports professional development, improves cooperation and enables exchanges of experience amongst its members, through a yearly meeting in the form of a workshop or a conference, the Journal and through various groups on social media.

Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association  
The Journal of the Canadian Health Libraries Association / Journal de l’Association des bibliothèques de la santé du Canada (JCHLA / JABSC), formerly known as Bibliotheca Medica Canadiana (BMC), is a triannual publication dedicated to providing a voice for issues and interests shared by Canadian health science librarians and health libraries. Submissions on a wide range of topics will be considered.

Journal of the Association for History and Computing   
This journal is sponsored by the American Association for History and Computing (AAHC), organized at a conference held in Cincinnati in January 1996. The AAHC aspires to promote and develop interest in the use of computers in all types of historical study at every level, in both teaching and research. We believe that computers and computing are rapidly changing important elements of the work of historians and students of history, constituting a major transformation in the way knowledge is created and communicated. A major goal of this journal is to help define useful standards to maximize the utility of computers in historical studies.

Journal of southern academic and special librarianship   
E-JASL is an independent, professional, refereed electronic journal dedicated first and foremost to advancing knowledge and research in the areas of academic and special librarianship. We are committed to covering all aspects of academic and special librarianship without regard to region or country. We are also committed to the principles of open access for academic research.

Journal of Medical Internet Research  
is a leading health informatics and health services/health policy journal (ranked first by impact factor in these disciplines) focussing on emerging technologies in health, medicine, and biomedical research.

Journal of Library Innovation   
The Journal of Library Innovation (JOLI) is a peer reviewed open access journal. Its mission is to disseminate research and information on innovative practice in libraries of all types.A

The Journal of Information, Information Technology, and Organizations (JIITO)   
Journal of Information, Information Technology, and Organizations (JIITO). JIITO’s mission has been to encourage authors to develop and publish quality papers that address in a balanced manner all three entities signified in its title: information, information technology (IT), and the organizational context. Volume 8, 2013 was the last volume JIITO published. See URLs below to access all the articles published in JIITO.

Journal of Information Literacy   
JIL is an international, peer- reviewed journal that aims to investigate information literacy in all its forms to address the interests of diverse IL communities of practice. To this end it publishes articles from both established and new authors in this field. The journal is published under the Gold Open Access model, because the CILIP Information Literacy Group believes that knowledge should be shared. It is therefore free and requires no subscription. In addition authors are not required to pay a fee to be published in JIL.

Journal of Information and Organizational Sciences 
The journal JIOS: Journal of Information and Organizational Sciences of the Faculty of Organization and Informatics in Varazdin publishes original scientific papers, preliminary communications, review articles, conference papers and professional papers from the field of information and organizational sciences, as well as relevant contributions from related scientific disciplines.

Journal of Health Informatics in Developing Countries  
This journal publishes submissions on health informatics that relate to developing countries. The submissions have to be original articles. The objective of this journal is to share and promote academic knowledge in the field. One of its aims is also to encourage writers from developing countries to contribute their writings.

The Journal of Electronic Publishing (JEP)  
The Journal of Electronic Publishing (JEP) is an open access journal that publishes research and discussion about contemporary publishing practices, and the impact of those practices upon users. Our contributors and readers are publishers, scholars, librarians, journalists, students, technologists, attorneys, and others with an interest in the methods and means of contemporary publishing. At its inception in January 1995, JEP carved out an important niche by recognizing that print communication was in the throes of significant change, and that digital communication would become an important—and in some cases predominant—means for transmitting published information.

The Journal of Digital Information  
In addition to publishing general papers on the management, presentation and uses of information in digital environments, editorial development within JoDI is further organized into themes. Each theme has an editor. For the convenience of users, papers are published in regular and special issues but are also linked into themes to assist retrieval. Published papers can be categorized for inclusion in more than one theme.

Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship
Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship publishes substantive content of interest to science and technology librarians. It serves as a vehicle for sci-tech librarians to share successful initiatives and innovative ideas, and to publish peer-reviewed or board-accepted papers, including case studies, practical applications, theoretical essays, web/bibliographies, and research papers relevant to the functions and operations of science and technology libraries in all settings. Through its columns ISTL also publishes reviews, opinions, and best practices.

International Journal of Digital Curation   
The IJDC publishes peer-reviewed papers, articles and editorials on digital curation, research data management and related issues. Peer-reviewed papers cover original research supported by significant evidence.

Journal of Information Technology Education: Research (JITE:Research)   
The Journal of Information Technology Education: Research (JITE: Research) is a peer-reviewed journal that publishes scholarly articles on the use of information technology in education. This includes using technology to enhance learning, to support teaching and teaching administration. In addition, articles with a sound underpinning of pedagogical principles on the teaching of information technology are also welcome. The journal publishes conceptual, theoretical and empirical papers.

Information Technology and Libraries  
Information Technology and Libraries publishes material related to all aspects of information technology in all types of libraries. Topic areas include, but are not limited to, library automation, digital libraries, metadata, identity management, distributed systems and networks, computer security, intellectual property rights, technical standards, geographic information systems, desktop applications, information discovery tools, web-scale library services, cloud computing, digital preservation, data curation, virtualization, search-engine optimization, emerging technologies, social networking, open data, the semantic web, mobile services and applications, usability, universal access to technology, library consortia, vendor relations, and digital humanities.

Information Technology and Disabilities Journal – EASI 
The Information Technology and Disabilities e-journal was started in 1994 to disseminate articles about how information technology was being made accessible to people with disabilities. The ITD e-journal was started under the sponsorship of EASI: Equal Access to Software and Information. EASI believes that students and professionals with disabilities have the same right to information as anyone else, and the journal served as a dissemination tool to inform schools and universities on how they can provide a level learning space for their students with disabilities.

Information Research: an international electronic journal  
Information Research, is an open access, international, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal, dedicated to making accessible the results of research across a wide range of information-related disciplines. It is privately published and edited by Professor T.D. Wilson. It is hosted, and given technical support, by Lund University Libraries, Sweden and editorial support by the University of Borås, Sweden.

Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
EBLIP is an open access, peer reviewed journal that is published quarterly, hosted by the University of Alberta Learning Services, and supported by an international team of editorial advisors. The purpose of the journal is to provide a forum for librarians and other information professionals to discover research that may contribute to decision making in professional practice. EBLIP publishes original research and commentary on the topic of evidence based library and information practice, as well as reviews of previously published research (evidence summaries) on a wide number of topics.

Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management 
The Electronic Journal of Knowledge Management (EJKM) publishes research on topics relevant to the study, implementation and management of knowledge management and intellectual capital and other related fields of study. The journal contributes to the development of both theory and practice in the field of knowledge management. The journal accepts academically robust papers, topical articles, communications, book reviews and case studies that contribute to the area of research in, and practice of knowledge management. All papers are double blind reviewed.

E-JASL: The Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship  
E-JASL is an independent, professional, refereed electronic journal dedicated first and foremost to advancing knowledge and research in the areas of academic and special librarianship. We are committed to covering all aspects of academic and special librarianship without regard to region or country. We are also committed to the principles of open access for academic research.

D-Lib Magazine   
D-Lib Magazine is an electronic publication with a focus on digital library research and development, including new technologies, applications, and contextual social and economic issues. D-Lib Magazine appeals to a broad technical and professional audience. The primary goal of the magazine is timely and efficient information exchange for the digital library community to help digital libraries be a broad interdisciplinary field, and not a set of specialties that know little of each other.

Cybermetrics : International Journal of Scientometrics, Informetrics and Bibliometrics  
Cybermetrics is both an Electronic-only Journal and a Virtual Forum (The Journal) devoted to the study of the quantitative analysis of scholarly and scientific communications in the Internet. It is open to world-wide researchers to publish and discuss their findings. Internet offers them new and increased capabilities to distribute their results to a greater audience.

Communications in Information Literacy  
Communications in Information Literacy (CIL) is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to advancing research, theory, and practice in the area of information literacy in higher education. CIL is an independent, professional, and open access publication. The editors of CIL are committed to the exploration and investigation of the various models of information literacy throughout the world, and they are faithful to unpolluted principles of open access for academic research.

Collaborative Librarianship   
Increasingly, libraries are moved to seek partnerships with other libraries, with other organizations in the information and technology fields, with other entities in our institutions, and with other groups and enterprises in our communities. While partnerships of all sorts have had a long history in the field of librarianship, today, as never before, there is greater urgency to develop and exploit library partnerships, and to think widely and creatively on new types of, and potentials for, partnerships.

Code4Lib Journal   
code4lib isn’t entirely about code or libraries. It is a volunteer-driven collective of hackers, designers, architects, curators, catalogers, artists and instigators from around the world, who largely work for and with libraries, archives and museums on technology “stuff.” It started in the fall of 2003 as a mailing list when a group of library programmers decided to create an overarching community agnostic towards any particular language or technology.

Chinese Librarianship: an International Electronic Journal  
CLIEJ is a peer-reviewed open access e-journal. It focuses on both the practical and the theoretical aspects of the Chinese librarianship. It publishes research findings, theoretical explorations, and case studies by librarians, information scientists, library school faculty and students of Chinese heritage, as well as by librarians and information professionals of other nationalities on issues related to serving patrons with Chinese materials. It also reports any major development of the Chinese librarianship around the world.

Bulletin of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
ASIS&T brings together diverse streams of knowledge, focusing what might be disparate approaches into novel solutions to common problems. ASIS&T bridges the gaps not only between disciplines but also between the research that drives and the practices that sustain new developments.

Brazilian Journal of Information Science: Research Trends   
BRAJIS is published by the PostGraduate Program in Information Science – UNESP / Marilia – ISSN: 1981-1640 – DOI 10.5016/1981-1640. Qualis Capes – Applied Social Sciences I: B1 – Indexed in Library Literature & Information Science Index (EBSCO Publishing Inc.); Sistema Regional de Información en Línea para Revistas Científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal (Latindex); Dialnet (Spain); Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ); and Diadorim/IBICT.

B Sides :University of Iowa- School of Library and Information Science   
B Sides is an open access peer reviewed journal that showcases student and alumni work from The University of Iowa School of Library and Information Science, including writing, images, posters, presentation slides, audio recordings, and videos. It provides a space for current students and alumni to converse about their work and contribute to the scholarly literature of Library and Information Science.

Ariadne, Web Magazine for Information Professionals  
The Semantic Web may have issues with meaningful preservation, indexing and searching if the semantics behind terms drift over time. In Lost Words, Lost Worlds, Emma Tonkin examines this, and the allied problem of conversations within specific user communities disappearing as social media services close down.

Standards at The Library Of Congress   – Details

BIBFRAME (Bibliographic Framework Initiative) – serves as a general model for expressing and connecting bibliographic data EAD (Encoded Archival Description) – XML markup designed for encoding finding aids

Archival Science General

Digital Commons Network Open Access Digital Commons is the leading hosted institutional repository software for universities, colleges, law schools, and research centers.

Cataloging documentation, practices, and programs  
OCLC, a global library cooperative, supports thousands of libraries in making information more accessible and more useful to people around the world.

National Library of Medicine Classification  
A product of the National Library of Medicine for the arrangement of library materials in the field of medicine and related sciences used internationally.

The Library Service Center Baden-Württemberg (BSZ)  
The Library Service Center Baden-Württemberg (BSZ) is a service provider for scientific and public libraries, archives and museums and offers databases, portals, support, hosting and other services. The BSZ is an institution in the business area of ​​the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts of Baden-Württemberg in the legal form of a dependent institution under public law, based in Constance

Center for Research Libraries (CRL)  
The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is an international consortium of university, college, and independent research libraries. Founded in 1949, CRL supports original research and inspired teaching in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences by preserving and making available to scholars a wealth of rare and uncommon primary source materials from all world regions.

Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL)  
ASERL is the largest regional research library consortium in the United States. By working together, ASERL members continue to provide and maintain top quality resources and services for the students, faculty, and citizens of their respective communities.

Research Libraries UK (RLUK)  
Research Libraries UK (RLUK) represents 37 of the leading and most significant research libraries in the UK and Ireland. We aim to optimise the contribution that research libraries and collections make to the economic, technological and cultural success of the UK and Ireland.

Library Orientation Exchange (LOEX)  
LOEX is a self-supporting, non-profit educational clearinghouse for library instruction and information literacy information. Founded in 1971 after the “First Annual Conference on Library Orientation” at Eastern Michigan University, LOEX (Library Orientation Exchange) has grown from a lending repository of library instruction materials and host of an annual conference on the subject to an internationally known organization that serves as a conduit for those working in the field.

Society for Teaching and learning in Higher Education (STHLE)  
The Centre of Excellence for Teaching and Learning inspires and promotes innovation and excellence in curriculum, and all aspects of teaching and learning.

The Society for Economic Research on Copyright Issues (SERCI)  
was established during the year 2001, with the principal objective of providing a solid academic platform from which scientific debate concerning copyright, dealt with from an economic theory perspective, can be launched and defended. SERCI aims to actively promote and internationally distribute quality academic research relating economic theory to all aspects of copyright and intellectual property of a cultural nature. SERCI is a fully independent, international non-profit organisation that promotes all academic activities related to the study of the economic dimension of the general concept of copyright,

Patent Information Users Group (PIUG) – Conference  
The PIUG Northeast Conference brings together experts in the areas of chemistry, biology, other sciences, engineering, and legal topics relating to patent information. It is an excellent forum to learn and share best practices regarding a specific process in searching and retrieving patent information. Vendors will be available to discuss their expertise and products. The key objective of this meeting is to provide opportunities for learning, networking and professional development.

Library Assessment Conference   
The Association of Research Libraries and the University of Washington Libraries held the 2016 Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment in Arlington, Virginia October 31–November 2. The conference goal is to build and further a vibrant library assessment community by bringing together interested practitioners and researchers who have responsibility or interest in the broad field of library assessment.

Evidence-based Library Information Practice (EBLIP)  
The purpose of this course is to introduce the process of evidence based library and information practice to all LIS practitioners and to demonstrate tools and strategies for applying evidence in practice. The course will look beyond the formal evidence based practice (EBP) model and place LIS evidence within the context of real-world decision making. Participants will learn strategies to incorporate different types of evidence into their everyday decision making, and will have opportunities to work through their own practice questions in order to determine an approach that they can take back to their workplace.

Distance Teaching and Learning Conference   
The conference is organized and sponsored by UW-Madison Continuing Studies’ Distance Education Professional Development (DEPD), and affiliated with the UW-Extension’s Instructional Communications Systems. DEPD is dedicated to fostering effective teaching and learning, offering online certification programs and custom learning experiences that utilize the latest research, best practices, and strategies in distance education.

Distance Library Services Conference (formerly Off-Campus Library Services conference)   
the Distance Library Services Conference is a biennial event that has been in existence since 1982. This international conference brings together librarians, administrators, and educators to discuss, demonstrate, and champion the techniques and theories of providing library services to students and faculty

The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL)   
The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) has roots dating back to the late 1950’s when several Canadian law librarians informally began meeting at annual meetings of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) to discuss matters of mutual interest. On July 5, 1963, CALL became a formal association with its own Constitution and By-Laws. The first President of CALL was Marianne Scott, with Eunice Beeson acting as Vice-President and Rosemary McCormick acting as Secretary. CALL also became a chapter of AALL in 1963 and continued as a chapter of AALL until 1971. CALL is currently incorporated as a federal corporation under the Not-For-Profit Corporations Act.

Atlantic Provinces Libraries Association   
APLA is one of the most enduring library organizations in North America with a diverse membership representing all levels of interest and participation. The association’s mission is to promote the interests of libraries in the Atlantic provinces while fostering the development of librarians, library technicians and information professionals through cooperative efforts and the promotion of library interests.

Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA)  
ARLIS/NA is a dynamic organization of over 1,000 individuals devoted to fostering excellence in art and design librarianship and image management.

American Theological Libraries Association (ATLA)  
Established in 1946, the American Theological Library Association (ATLA) is a professional association of over 800 individual, institutional, and affiliate members providing programs, products, and services in support of theological and religious studies libraries and librarians. ATLA’s ecumenical membership represents many religious traditions and denominations.

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) (Engineering Libraries Division) Conference 
The Engineering Libraries Division of ASEE consists of librarians and information professionals concerned with the support of engineering education. We are involved in the provision of library services and the development of innovative approaches to networking information services. Our role within ASEE is to promote the role of the library as an integral part of engineering education. ELD serves as a forum for engineers who believe that information access lies at the heart of engineering education.

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) – Conference  
The AAAS Annual Meeting is interdisciplinary and inclusive. Each year, our community gathers together to discuss recent developments in science and technology. Below you’ll find stories from many of our attendees.

Access is Canada’s premier library technology conference bringing librarians, technicians, developers, programmers, and managers together to discuss cutting-edge library technologies. Access is a single stream conference featuring in-depth analyses, panel discussions, poster presentations, lightning talks, hackfest, and plenty of time for networking and social events.

International Center of Medieval Art  
The mission of the International Center of Medieval Art is to promote and support the study, understanding, and preservation of the visual and material culture of the Middle Ages produced in Europe, the Mediterranean region, and the Slavic world, during the period between ca. 300 and ca. 1500 C.E. To this end the ICMA facilitates scholarship and education and sponsors public lectures, conferences, publications, and exhibitions devoted to medieval art and culture.