Author Archives: lyn

About lyn

Dr Lyn Robinson is Reader in Library & Information Science, and Head of Department at City, University of London. She established and directs the Library School, and co-directs the Centre for Information Science alongside Prof David Bawden. Contact: lyn@city.ac.uk

Building Bridges: exploring interdisciplinary intersections between fandom, fan studies and library and information science.

Call for Presentations – all authors welcome! One day CityLIS symposium to explore the intersection between fandom, fan studies and library and information science. April 9th 2020 at City, University of London. Recently the fan studies community has become interested … Continue reading

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Welcome to CityLIS 19/20!

The new CityLIS academic year 19/20 starts with our Induction Class on Thursday 19th September, in advance of our taught programme which returns on Monday September 23rd. This year, perhaps more than ever, we all understand that library and information … Continue reading

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CityLIS Research Seminar led by Clare Thorpe: June 24th 12.00-14.00

CityLIS is delighted that Clare Thorpe, Associate Director (Library Experience), University of Southern Queensland, will visit us on June 24th. Clare will be giving a seminar around her work on evidence-based practice in A108 from 12.00-14.00. The timing will allow … Continue reading

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Student Perspectives: CILIP Wales Conference – Knowledge and Information Literacies. Cardiff, 16 May 2019

Student Perspectives is our series of posts written by current CityLIS students. This review of the CILIP Wales Conference: Knowledge and Information Literacies, held in Cardiff on May 16th 2019, is written by Catherine Jenkins. Catherine is currently a part-time … Continue reading

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CityLIS Research Seminar led by Tim Gorichanaz: May 10th 12.00-15.00

CityLIS is delighted to be hosting a seminar on May 10th, led by our colleague Tim Gorichanaz from Drexel University. This informal seminar will explore recent work around documents, document theory and ethics, and will be of relevance to everyone … Continue reading

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