Our Association will be guided by a strategic and action plan covering the years 2020 to 2024 developed as follows:
Facilitate research, and publication and dissemination of research results on LIS education and curriculum.
Facilitate collaboration and networking: Organize events to create opportunities to bring members together to discuss developments, challenges, and solutions regarding LIS education.
Develop and foster cooperation and collaboration with members, partner institutions and other associations and organizations, such as iSchools, UNESCO, IFLA, EBLIDA, InLitAs, ALISE, national associations, etc.
Continue to support BOBCATSSS and organize other events
Sketch recommendations and guides for organizers
Suggest conference tools
Create a protocol for selecting the organizers
Organize an annual summer school
Improve data management
Develop a members’ database.
Create an e-archive for conference proceedings.
Increase visibility of our association by:
Publishing our Newsletter twice in a year and distributing it widely.
Increase number of members (incl. outside Europe)
Council Meeting minutes and Board Meeting minutes on the website for transparency
Develop effective communication strategies for members.
BOBCATSSS is an annual symposium in the field of library and information science. It is a tradition which has been passed on from one country to another since 1993. It is held under the auspices of EUCLID (European Association for Library and Information Education and Research) and is organized by students from at least two universities.
Bobcatsss is created for students, professors, employees and professionals of libraries and information field.
In the name ‘BOBCATSSS’, each letter stands for the first letter of the city that initiated a symposium in 1993:
Budapest Oslo Barcelona Copenhagen Amsterdam Tampere Stuttgart Szombathely Sheffield