The International Association of University Libraries invites you to attend the 42nd Annual IATUL Conference at the University of Miami and Florida International University in Miami, Florida, U.S.A., from June 12 through 16, 2022. This is an excellent opportunity to hear about the latest academic library initiatives, visit award- winning libraries, and network with colleagues and friends from all over the world.

The IATUL 2022 Conference will be both in-person and online.

Key Dates

  • Call for Papers and Posters Deadline: March 27, 2022
  • Registration Opens: March 28, 2022
  • Notifications of Acceptance: April 8, 2022
  • Early Bird Registration Closes: April 29, 2022
  • Registrations Close: June 16, 2022


As higher education moves beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, libraries are positioned to lead in an environment in which teaching, learning, research, and work practices are shifting. The IATUL 2022 conference will provide excellent opportunities to explore, learn, and share diverse experiences.

The overarching theme of the 42nd Annual IATUL Conference is Weaving Our Future: Creativity, Innovation, and Transformation in Libraries. Examples of topics that align with the theme include:

Changing landscape
of research
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open science, problem-based interdisciplinary research, community-based research, data governance

Trends in teaching
and learning
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virtual learning platforms, lifelong learning, education of librarians, digital fluency, critical information literacy

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permeable library facilities, incorporating outdoor spaces, healthy study and collaboration environments

Workplace and
organizational culture
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tele-work, workflow redesign, inclusive practices, new skillsets