Virtual International Conference on Library and Information Science (VICLIS 2022)

We are proud to announce that the Hellenic Open University (HOU), BIBLIO partner in Greece, is an esteemed team member of the Virtual International Conference on Library and Information Science (VICLIS 2022). This year’s edition is titled “Libraries as Drivers for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 2030” and will take place on the 25th October 2022.

This International Conference offers a platform for sharing ideas, and research findings aimed at promoting and realising the United Nations’ SDGs. It will bring together renowned scholars and professionals in the field of library and information science. Several sub-themes will be addressed:

  • Building Resilience through People
  • Information, and Technology in Post-Pandemic
  • Library Programs Advancing the UN2030 Agenda
  • Digital Spaces, Digital Transformation & Digital Cultural Heritage in Libraries
  • Role of Libraries in Open Science Landscape and Data Curation
  • Inspiring Innovations and promoting social inclusion and access to information for people with special needs, etc.

The VICLIS 2022 is targeted to library professionals, library information systems’ students and any other interested organisations and professionals around the world, and it is organized by the SLTC Research University of Sri Lanka, in collaboration with IFLA Regional Division Committee for Asia and Oceana (IFLA RDC-AO), American Library Association-International Relations Office (ALA – IRO), Hellenic Open University, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Faculty of Economics and Business, Zagreb, and is supported by the Sri Lanka Library Association (SLLA), the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the National Library of Sri Lanka.

Besides the main event of the international conference, VICLIS 2022 involves a series of pre-event workshops and webinars on specific themes to ensure open dialogue, constructive critique, and self-reflection.

Library professionals that are participating in the BIBLIO project can enrich their knowledge about sustainability and the future role of libraries and discuss with global community about the issues that have been addressed during the blending learning stage. At the same time, they can submit their work to share the innovative ideas that they developed within the program. The deadline to submit abstracts and posters is approaching – 26th September!

Participation is FREE of charge for both presenters and listeners.

Registration is open at:

For more information about the conference, please refer to

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The DAISSy Research Group of the HOU is the Greek partner of the BIBLIO project and implements it, in cooperation with the Distance Library and Documentation Centre (DLIC) of the HOU, associate partner, which will be actively involved in the implementation of the VCLIS 2022 activities.