Monthly Archives: April 2013

Digital Societies and Social Technologies (DSST) Summer Institute

[Asis-l] 2013 Digital Societies and Social Technologies (DSST) Summer Institute 2013
(a joint effort of the Consortium for Science of Sociotechnical Systems (CSST) and the Summer Social Webshop) July 28 – August 1, 2013 University of Maryland — College Park, Maryland USA
For more information about the Summer Institute, contact the Summer Institute co-coordinators, Brian Butler ( and Susan Winter (
For information about the broader community of researchers interested in design and study of sociotechnical systems, see:  CSST (, Social Webshop (, the “Researchers of the Socio-Technical” Facebook group, or the CSST listserv (

IFLA President’s Meeting 2013

3 April 2013

IFLA President’s Meeting 2013

By Filiberto Felipe Martínez-Arellano, Chair of Division V

The IFLA President’s Meeting was held on 6-7 March 2013 at the National Autonomous University of Mexico facilities.  It was sponsored by the UNAM Coordination of Humanities, the Institute of Research in Library and Information Science and the General Direction for Libraries.  This IFLA Presidential Meeting was organized by the IFLA Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean and the IFLA Section for Latin America and the Caribbean. Likewise, the Mexican Library Association and the National College of Librarians of Mexico collaborated in its organization.

The Keynote Speakers were the UNAM Coordinator of Humanities, Estela Morales Campos, Open access to information: a right or an aspiration?, (See More)