What is it all about?

The BOBCATSSS conference is a unique forum that is organized by European students in Library and Information Science (LIS) and aims to promote scholarly communication, facilitate the exchange of best practices, support the development of innovative forms of university education and inspire future LIS professionals. The conference addresses trending topics for librarians, LIS researchers and information professionals in today's fast-changing and dynamic information environment.

The first BOBCATSSS symposium was held in 1993 in co-operation between the universities from Budapest, Oslo, Barcelona, Copenhagen,Amsterdam, Tampere, Stuttgart, Szombathely and Sheffield.

BOBCATSSS is held under the auspices of BOBCATSSS Association ( and is a tradition that has been passed on from one European country to another since 1993.