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Early Bird Discount Flies away Very Soon!

If you are planning to come to INFORUM 2014, do please note that this is the last week for the Early Bird Discount. Payment and registration must be postmarked by April 28. Registration forms and related information can be found on our registration page. Workshop-only form is also available. We invite you to join us in Prague in May!

Registration open for INFORUM

Conference registration is open now and the preliminary programme is available! We invite you to join us in Prague in May!

Keynotes Announced!

Also this year you can meet at the conference prominent figures in the field of librarianship and information science – our invitation was accepted by Linda Vidlund and Cecilia Petersson from Uppsala University Library, Peter Gilliver from Oxford University Press and Dave Pattern from University of Huddersfield. In addition to lectures, you can enjoy our traditional accompanying workshops.


Guest speakers

Peter Gilliver

Peter Gilliver
Oxford University Press, United Kingdom

Peter Gilliver has been working on the Oxford English Dictionary since 1987. He is also writing a history of the project, to be published by OUP. He is the co-author (with fellow lexicographers Jeremy Marshall and Edmund Weiner) of The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary (2006), and he has written numerous articles and conference papers on the Dictionary and its history.

Dave Pattern

Dave Pattern
University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom

Dave Pattern is the Library Systems Manager at the University of Huddersfield, UK, which is the current Times Higher Education University of the Year. His background is in software and web development, and his responsibilities include library integration with vendor products, developing new services for the library and simplifying access to e-resources. A former Library Journal “Mover and Shaker”, he was the IWR Information Professional of the Year in 2010 and is proud to call himself a “shambrarian”. In his spare time, he maintains the Alfred Hitchcock Wiki.

Cecilia Petersson

Cecilia Petersson
Uppsala University Library, Sweden

Cecilia Petersson is Deputy head of division at the Uppsala University Library. She is responsible for areas within Communication, Information, and Skills Development. Cecilia has for many years driven development issues at Uppsala University Library and has lectured at several national and international conferences. She is the former Director for Library of Economic Sciences until last year.

Linda Vidlund

Linda Vidlund
Uppsala University Library, Sweden

Linda Vidlund is Section Director of the Library for Economic Sciences at Uppsala University Library. Previously, she has pursued future issues as a Project manager within the section for E-resources and implemented Discovery tool and driven innovation ideas in most areas of library development.


Linda Vidlund and Cecilia Petersson won the prize from Technology House as the innovator of the Year 2011. It was awarded to them for the work on the digital collections that have been integrated and visualized in the physical premises. They have used a variety of techniques; QR codes, AR, screens and expertise to create added value in the room. They brought digital resources in a context where the users are, and created commitment and competence for both users and staff.


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