BOBCATSSS is an annual symposium in the field of library and information science. It is a tradition which has been passed on from one country to another since 1993. It is held under the auspices of EUCLID (European Association for Library and Information Education and Research) and is organized by students from at least two universities.

Bobcatsss is created for students, profesors, employees and professionals of libraries and information field.

In the name BOBCATSSS’, each letter stands for the first letter of the city that initiated a symposium in 1993:

Budapest
Oslo
Barcelona
Copenhagen
Amsterdam
Tampere
Stuttgart
Szombathely
Sheffield.

There have already been 25 BOBCATSSS conferences around Europe!

BOBCATSSS 2018

The 26th symposium will be held in January 2018 in Riga, Latvia, and it is organized by University of Latvia in cooperation with Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest. We are happy to welcome you once more to Riga – the capital of Latvia. Also this is a special year for us, since in 2018, our country celebrates it’s 100th birthday.