The papers for the IFLA WLIC 2019 open session, Moving Beyond Traditional Collections and Services: Supporting Science in Innovative Ways, co-sponsored by the IFLA Science & Technology Section, Audio Visual & Multimedia Section and the Reference & Information Services Section have been selected and can be found below.

Thank you so much to everyone who submitted paper proposals and for those speakers coming to share their research, knowledge, and experiences at the congress!


The date and time for this session will be 08:30-10:30 on the morning of August 29. We look forward to seeing everyone in Athens August 24-30 at the 2019 IFLA World Library and Information Congress! (The early bird registration goes until May 15 – Register Here!)


‚ÄčNow or never: Innovative tools and services for scientists @ TIB
Margret Plank, Bastian Drees, Christian Hauschke, Angelina Kraft, Katrin Leinweber: German National Library of Science & Technology
Hanover, Germany

Integrating Access to Canadian Science Data: Building Data Reference Services, by Sharing Data Expertise Nationwide
Peter Webster: Saint Mary's University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Complementing Bibliometrics with Network Visualization to Support Scientific Spheres
Nirmal Singh: Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University
Ludhiana, Punjab, India 


Conservation science, local community and a library in the Galapagos
Edgardo Civallero: Charles Darwin Foundation Library
Galapagos Islands, Ecuador 

Researching Information in Engineering: Making and Reading as Two Sides of the Same Coin
Venetia Kogkou: Technical Chamber of Greece
Costas Bissas: University of the Aegean 


Building Scienctific Thinking through Inquiry-Designed Research and Practice in School Libraries
Jen Spisak and Karla Collins: Longwood University
Farmville, Virginia, USA