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BOBCATSSS 2011

BOBCATSSS 2011 Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the main contents of the Nineteenth BOBCATSSS Symposium held in Szombathely, Hungary in January 2011, with the theme of “Finding new ways”. Design/methodology/approach – The report provides a concise viewpoint of the overall impact of the conference. Findings – The conference focused on finding new ways for libraries and those who love libraries to meet new challenges and create a better social environment, and debated the new role 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. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png New Library World Emerald Publishing

BOBCATSSS 2011

New Library World , Volume 112 (7/8): 2 – Jul 19, 2011

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2011 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0307-4803
DOI
10.1108/03074801111150503
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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of the main contents of the Nineteenth BOBCATSSS Symposium held in Szombathely, Hungary in January 2011, with the theme of “Finding new ways”. Design/methodology/approach – The report provides a concise viewpoint of the overall impact of the conference. Findings – The conference focused on finding new ways for libraries and those who love libraries to meet new challenges and create a better social environment, and debated the new role 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.

Journal

New Library WorldEmerald Publishing

Published: Jul 19, 2011

Keywords: BOBCATSSS Symposium; Conferences; Libraries; Librarians; Information professionals; Hungary

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