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Where to study? Information Science and Library Science across Europe

Date: Thursday, April 16, 4:00pm-5:00pm (GMT+1)

Start in London: 4 pm
Start in Berlin, Düsseldorf etc: 5 pm

There are lot of places across Europe for students to study Information Science and /or Library Science. This webinar is part of the series “Information Science and Library Science across Europe”, where representatives from schools and universities present themselves as study and research hub and give an overview of their activities. Students can get directly in touch with professors and researchers and ask questions about research activities and lectures. This time, we invited Ernesto Priego from the City University in London (UK) and Sergej Sizov from the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (D).

This webinar is also a good opportunity for researchers and professors to get in touch with each other.

Don´t miss this chance and register now for this webinar! Please write an
e-mail to with the subject “ESC Webinar” till Apr 12th. You will receive an e-mail on Apr 13th with the link to the webinar room (Adobe Connect) and the access password.

Presented by ASIS&T ESC:

Invited Speaker

Ernesto Priego

City University London, UK

Centre for Information Science
School of Mathematics,
Computer Science & Engineering

Ernesto Priego got a PhD in Information Studies (University College London) and his background is in cultural studies (UEA Norwich) and English literature (UNAM).He is a researcher affiliated to the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities. He co-founded and coordinates the editorial work of The Comics Grid Journal of Comics Scholarship, a pioneering open access academic rapid publication project. He is specialised in online publishing for impact and widening participation and in the qualitative analysis of scholarly networks and academic article-level metrics. He serves in various international digital humanities academic committees, including the ad hoc communications committee of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations’ (ADHO) and the executive council of the Association for Computers in the Humanities (ACH).


Sergej Sizov

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany

Web Science

Professor Sergej Sizov helds a professorship of Web Science at the Department of Information Science at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf (HHU) since 2013. Before joining HHU, Sergej Sizov worked as postdoc researcher and project coordinator at the Institute of Web Science and Technologies (WeST) in Koblenz, Germany. He received a PhD in Computer Science from Saarland University in Germany in 2005 and a PhD in Applied Mathematics from State Technical University in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2000. His research interests include information retrieval, web mining, semantic web, and multi-modal analysis of social media. Sergej Sizov is author of over 40 peer-reviewed conference and journal contributions in the mentioned fields.

In this webinar Sergej Sizov will speak about current research projects and lectures at the Department of Information Science at the HHU Düsseldorf in Germany.


Flyer for distribution: Webinar_ESC_Places_In_Europe2015