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Libraries Pushing Boundaries43rd ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2023

13-16 March 2023

Libraries Pushing Boundaries

Vision, leadership and Professional Development

Highlighting value and quality
Strategic partnership and collaboration, globally and locally
Leading and transforming / emerging leaders
Work environments – problems and solutions

Developing Capable Citizens

Information- and further- literacies (globally and locally)
Student success pathways
Employability and career support
Sustainability initiatives

Digital and Service Delivery

Users as co-creators of services and spaces
Spaces for discovery
AI and robots in the library
Discovery services and systems
Marketing for maximum returns

Impact and Surfacing Research

Sharing and promoting research
Managing openness
#Hashtag social media experiences
Mapping Sustainable Development Goals


Zayed University is a national and regional leader in educational innovation. Founded in 1998 and proudly bearing the name of the Founder of the Nation – the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, this flagship institution has met the President’s high expectations. Today, Zayed University has two modern campuses in Dubai and Abu Dhabi that welcome both national and international students.

American University of Sharjah (AUS) was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Sharjah. Sheikh Sultan articulated his vision of a distinctive institution against the backdrop of Islamic history and in the context of the aspirations and needs of contemporary society in the UAE and the Gulf region.