iConference 2018


Conference Website

Location: The Diamond conference building, University of Sheffield Campus, Sheffield, UK
Hosts: The Information School at Sheffield and The iSchool at Northumbria University
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I am looking forward to attending the iConference this year, at which I will take part in an interactive panel, Chaired by David Bawden.

‘Curators of the Infosphere: What’s the good of the philosophy of information for library & information science (and vice versa)?

Tuesday 27th March, 15.30-17.00

Panel Members:

Luciano Floridi (Oxford Internet Institute)

Jonathan Furner (UCLA)

Ken Herold (Adelphi University, New York)

Betsy van der Veer Martens (Oklahoma) (contributing remotely)

Lyn Robinson (City, University of London)

The panel will follow Luciano Floridi’s keynote presentation, and we will discuss the value and potential of Floridi’s Philosophy of Information as a foundation for library & information science.

See: Bawden D and Robinson L (2018). Curating the inforsphere: Luciano Floridi’s Philosophy of Information as the foundation for Library & Information Science. Journal of Documentation vol 74 (1), 2-17. https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-07-2017-0096