Pratt's School of Information and Library Science in collaboration with University College London, School of Library, Archive and Information Studies, invites graduate students in Library and Information science to apply to the 2008 Summer School and 2nd Bloomsbury Conference on E-Publishing in London, June 16- 28, 2008.
About the Program
Located in the Heart of London in the Bloomsbury district recognized as a world cultural and publishing center, UCL, SLAIS offers the ideal environment in which to immerse yourself in the study of e-publishing in the digital age from a broad range of perspectives - from publishers, librarians, and scholars to general users.
Program costs are very affordable:
International fee: $200
Application fee: $50
Student may choose to stay at Astor College on the UCL campus at a cost of 30 pounds per night including English breakfast.
RT London airfare - arranged individually, about $700.
London 08 offers students the exciting opportunity to pursue their studies in LIS in London at UCL SLAIS where they will study with the school's faculty recognized internationally for their cutting-edge research and innovative Master's degree programs that prepare students to meet the challenges of the information professions in the digital age. During the course, students learn from lectures, demonstrations and site visits presented by UCL, SLAIS faculty and leaders in the publishing and library field. The program includes day trips to Oxford (OUP and the Bodleian) and Cambride and sessions at the British Library and Natinal Archives.
FOR DETAILED INFORMATION AND APPLICATION, VISIT THE PROGRAM WEB SITE http://pratt.edu/~infosils/london.html
We invite you to explore the summer 08 program.
Click on links for the course and conference with UCL SLAIS to view a detailed a description of the course and conference:
The program for the First Bloomsbury conference
Focus of Study: Today, electronic or digital publishing is at the heart of the information professions as it cuts across the full range of information contexts and environments.
The Faculty: The course is taught by UCL, SLAIS faculty, leaders in information science and associated with UCL's Centre for Publishing which focuses on research. Through faculty lectures, you gain insight into the emerging field of e-publishing through a UK and European lens. Some of the program's key faculty are professors: Anthony Watkinson, David Nicolas, Andy Dawson and Ian Rowlands.
*Plan to arrive by the Sunday (June 17)
before the program begins.
Week 1 begins Monday, June 18 at UCL -
June 18-22: Lectures sessions and visits J
Weekend - free time
Week 2 begins Monday, June 23.
June 25- June 27: Lectures sessions and visits
Plan on departing, Sunday, June 29.
THE CONFERENCE: Thursday, June 26 and Friday June 27.
Centre for Publishing University College London, 2nd Bloomsbury Conference on E-Publishing and E-Publications.
The 2nd Bloomsbury Conference, summer 08, will follow the format of summer 07.c
Apply for the London Program
The London summer program is open to students enrolled in graduate programs or holding graduate degrees in library and information science, the arts and humanities , interested in research in the Art and Culture of London. We encourage students to apply as early as possible as a maximum of 16 students will be accepted to the program.
Click for application form.
CONTACT: for further information or quesitons email Dr. Tula Giannini, Dean Pratt-SILS: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call the Pratt-SILS office: 212-647-7682.
Tula Giannini, Dean, Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science.
144 West 14th St. New York, NY 10011
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