Department of Information & Library Science Events

Information & Library Science (ILS) Colloquium

ILS has an active schedule of colloquia that is open to all. Please check out our Colloquium Blog for current and past line-up of speakers.

Kaser Lecture Series

The Department of Information & Library Science David Kaser Endowed Lecture is a speaker series on topics relevant to the field of library and information science.  Established by colleagues and students to honor Distinguished Professor Emeritus David Kaser, the series regularly invites a scholar to campus to deliver a lecture (followed by an open reception) and meet with students and faculty.

Student Events

ILS currently has eight active student groups for MLS/MIS students and one active Ph.D. student group that regularly hold events. For more information on these events, see the SICE student organization page for the groups' individual events feeds via their websites or contact Michelle Dunbar-Sims at .

Alumni Events

We meet with our alumni or hold receptions at several conferences per year, namely the American Library Association Annual Meeting, the Indiana Library Federation Annual Conference, the American Association of Law Librarians Conference, the Association for Information Science & Technology and the Art Libraries Society of North America Annual Conference. For more information about the gatherings of ILS alumni at these events, please see our Alumni Events Page or contact Ree Palmer at palmeree@iu.edu.

Other Events

Other Department Events will be posted on the School of Informatics, Computing & Engineering Events Feed. You can also subscribe to our listserv or visit our social media (links below) for more happenings.  


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