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Information History: Perspectives and Prospects | CILIP Library & Information History Group Annual Conference 2016

The theme of the 2016 conference of CILIP's Library and Information History Group is "Information History: Perspectives and Prospects". The conference will be held on Friday, 6 May 2016 at CILIP, London. The informatisation of our culture has prompted a lively discussion across a range of academic disciplines on topics that can justifiably be marshalled under the term 'information history'. While accepting that different cultures and periods of history have understood information in different ways, this conference takes its cue from modern connotations attached to the word. Such connotations revolve around the nature of information as, firstly, something of immediate functional utility and value, and secondly, as discrete units of communicated knowledge, what Nunberg referred to as the 'corpuscular' or 'morselised' nature of information.

23 March 2016 | Library History, Library history, Preservation, Rare books and manuscripts, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, CILIP, Library and Information History Group, LIHG

LTR Information Sharing Service

IFLA Library Theory and Research (LTR) Section introduces Information Sharing Service to the global communities.

10 March 2016 | Library History, Library history, Library theory and research

Annals of Library and Information Studies (ALIS) released a special issue on "Philosophy and Teachings of S R Ranganathan"

Annals of Library and Information Studies (ALIS) released a special issue on "Philosophy and Teachings of S R Ranganathan".

20 February 2016 | Library History

A 2016 Introduction from the new Convenor of the IFLA Library History SIG

Welcome to the Library History community far and wide.

8 February 2016 | Library History

IFLA WLIC 2016 Call for Papers: Libraries and Immigrants: Historical Perspectives

The IFLA Library History Special Interest Group invites papers to be presented at its open session during IFLA WLIC 2016 in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

16 December 2015 | Library History

Call for Papers: Library History SIG in Cape Town

The IFLA Library History Special Interest Group invites papers to be presented at its open session during IFLA WLIC 2015 in Cape Town, South Africa. The IFLA Library History SIG seeks proposals for papers and presentations on the theme of the History of Libraries and Librarianship in Africa with an emphasis on the political and economic role of libraries in Africa.

29 January 2015

Call for Papers: Library History SIG

Theme: Building a global network: International librarianship at the confluence of cultures, practices, and standards

10 December 2013 | Library History, Conferences, Education and training, International cooperation, Library theory and research

Library History SIG sessions in Singapore

Please join the Library History SIG for papers and discussion of the development of libraries and librarianship in Asia.

13 August 2013 | Library History

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