Opportunities for International Scholarship



5th International Conference on Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries will be held  4 - 7 June 2013 at "La Sapienza" University, Rome Italy -

This international conference is attended by librarians, LIS academics, and students from 60 different countries.  The presentations are in English and submissions for a presentation or poster will be accepted up until February 28th at: 

The best research papers will be considered for publication in the QQML Journal.   

For a complete report on QQML13, see


If you are an LIS master’s or doctoral student, you are invited to present your research in a special session for LIS student research.  You may send your abstract or complete paper to: [log in to unmask].



British Studies 2013

Southern Miss British Studies Program, one of the oldest and largest study-abroad programs in the U.S., offers an LIS study-abroad course on British Libraries and Information Centers from June 27 – July 28, 2013 in London and Edinburgh.  Earn 6 hours of credit while learning from distinguished British information specialists on-site in historic British libraries, archives, and museums.

Faculty and students stay in King's College hall of residence, located near Waterloo Station and the South Bank of the River Thames. Situated in the very heart of London, the residence hall provides unparalleled access to the principal attractions of the metropolis such as the theatre district, Covent Garden, the Royal Festival Hall, the National Theatre, the National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus.

In addition to visiting historic repositories in London and Edinburgh and day trips to Stratford-upon-Avon, Greenwich, and Oxford, students will have time to explore sites of interest on their own - to see a play at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, the National Theatre or the Old Vic Theatre, all within walking distance of King’s College residence hall or walk to nearby Waterloo Station, where you may catch the tube to Paddington Station, or King’s Cross Station, site of Harry Potter’s “Platform 9¾.”  Mid-program, students will have five days of independent travel.


Information about the British Studies Program application process is available online:


Class size is limited so students are encouraged to apply before the deadline in mid-April.

Course syllabus, with assignments and tentative schedule, is available at:


For more information, contact Dr. Teresa Welsh at [log in to unmask]


Teresa S. Welsh, Ph.D., Associate Professor
School of Library & Information Science
University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive #5146
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001

Co-Managing Editor, SLIS Connecting

Information Literacy in the Digital Age: An Evidence-Based Approach
by T.S. Welsh and M.S. Wright (Chandos, 2010)

British Summer Studies LIS Course, Summer 2013

Phone: 601.296.0528
Fax: 601.266.5774