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BOBCATSSS 2011

Federica Marangio (IFLA – International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, The Hague, The Netherlands)

New Library World

ISSN: 0307-4803

Article publication date: 19 July 2011

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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.

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Citation

Marangio, F. (2011), "BOBCATSSS 2011", New Library World, Vol. 112 No. 7/8, pp. 382-383. https://doi.org/10.1108/03074801111150503

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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