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Visiting the Bibliothekartag/Bibliothekskongress

Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current CityLIS students. This post is written by Lauren Cummings, who recently visited the Bibliothekartag in Leipzig, Germany. Lauren attended the conference with support from the John Campbell Trust. A … Continue reading

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ISKO UK 2019 “The human position in an artificial world: creativity, ethics and AI in knowledge organization

CityLIS is delighted to host ISKO UK 2019. This well established conference attracts many key thinkers and practitioners throughout the information community, and we look forward to welcoming our speakers and attendees in July! This event is organized by the … Continue reading

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CityLIS Research Student Profile: Dominic Dixon

From Library and Information Science to Philosophy and Back. Dominic Dixon February 13th 2019 *** Dominic joined CityLIS as a research student in February 2019. This post, introducing his work, was first published on 13/02/19, on Dominic’s blog podusmonens.com. You … Continue reading

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How has the catalogue developed from the ancient world until the 21st Century? What current questions does cataloguing face?

***This essay was written by CityLIS student Monica Boria in January 2019. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes initiative.*** The writer and bibliophile Alberto Manguel maintains that “the subjects or categories into which a library is … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: An evaluation of Gorichanaz, T. (2018) ‘A first-person theory of documentation’

***This essay was written by CityLIS student Alexander Bell in January 2019. It is reproduced here with the author’s permission as part of our CityLIS Writes initiative.*** Mirror, mirror on the wall: introduction Ever enamoured by our own appearance, our ancestors created mirrors as … Continue reading

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