We are very excited to be running LISDIS for a second year, and grateful to our sponsors for making it possible. Find out more about each of them here…
The UCL Department of Information Studies offers postgraduate qualifications and training in librarianship, archives management, digital humanities and much more.
They have kindly offered to provide the venue for this year’s conference, and we are very grateful to them for this generous offer. There is lots more information about the UCL Department of Information Studies on their website or via their Twitter account.
“BAILER includes all teaching and research staff in the Information and Library Schools and Departments in the UK and Ireland. It aims to reflect and focus the evolution of the field of information and library studies through the development and encouragement of its members.” (from http://www.bailer.ac.uk/)
BAILER have very generously given us funding towards the travel costs of our speakers, and have also funded six travel bursaries to enable attendees to reduce the costs of travelling from further afield. You can find out more about BAILER on their website or via their Twitter account.
UKeiG are one of the leading CILIP groups, “a respected and well-established forum for all information professionals, users and developers of electronic information resources” (from http://www.cilip.org.uk/about/special-interest-groups/uk-einformation-group). They support information professionals throughout the country through their seminars, workshops and e-journal eLucidate.
#citylis is an internationally renowned LIS school based at City University London. They offer a “vibrant, friendly and thought-provoking environment” for postgraduate study in Library Science and Information Science.
The Information Literacy Group is a CILIP Special Interest Group that encourages debate and the exchange of knowledge in all aspects of information literacy. They are the organisers of LILAC, publish the Journal of Information Literacy and fund information literacy research through bursaries.
Want to contribute?
We are still interested in hearing from groups or organisations who may be able to contribute to the costs of the conference, in the form of sponsorship. If you would like to discuss the ways your group would like to support LISDIS, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Conference Committee