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|Title:||Bobcatsss 2012 Conference report: Amsterdam, The Netherlands|
|Author(s):||Jennifer Thiele, (School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA), Jessica Moyer, (School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA)|
|Citation:||Jennifer Thiele, Jessica Moyer, (2012) "Bobcatsss 2012 Conference report: Amsterdam, The Netherlands", New Library World, Vol. 113 Iss: 5/6, pp.304 - 306|
|Keywords:||Bobcatsss Symposium, Conferences, Information professionals, Librarians, Libraries|
|DOI:||10.1108/03074801211226391 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the main contents of the 20th BOBCATSSS Symposium held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in January 2012, with the theme of “Information in e
Design/methodology/approach – The report provides a concise viewpoint of the overall impact of the conference.
Findings – The conference focused on the e-environment, and debated new challenges and roles for librarians and information professionals.
Originality/value – This symposium is one of the few conferences in the world where students are the main characters and participate as organisers, reviewers, and presenters of the contributions. Reports on such conferences are of interest to students, to teachers and to professionals.
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