Bridging the Spectrum: A Symposium on Scholarship and Practice in Library and Information Science offers a knowledge-sharing forum and meeting place for practitioners, students, and faculty in Library and Information Sciences and Services.

  • 2019: 11th Annual Symposium

    Mark Sweeney will deliver the keynote address.

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  • 2018: Tenth Annual Symposium

    This year's keynote address was delivered by Alan Inouye, Director of Public Policy for the American Library Association.

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  • 2017: Ninth Annual Symposium

    Stephen Robertson, Professor and Director, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media, George Mason University, delivered the keynote address.

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  • 2016: Eighth Annual Symposium

    Valerie Gross, President and CEO, Howard County Library System, delivered the keynote address.

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  • 2015: Seventh Annual Symposium

    Mary Alice Baish, Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Publishing Office, delivered the keynote address.

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  • 2014: Sixth Annual Symposium

    Michael Edson, Director, Web & New Media Strategies, The Smithsonian Institution, delivered the keynote address.

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  • 2013: Fifth Annual Symposium

    Lee Rainie, Director, Pew Internet and American Life Project, delivered the keynote address.

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  • 2012: Fourth Annual Symposium

    Maureen Sullivan, President-elect, American Library Association, delivered the keynote address.

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  • 2011: Third Annual Symposium

    Ann M. Martin, Educational Specialist Library Information Services Henrico County Public Schools Past President, American Association of School Libraries, delivered the keynote address.

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  • 2010: Second Annual Symposium

    Roberta Stevens, President-elect of the American Library Association, delivered the keynote address.

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  • 2009: First Annual Symposium

    Jim Rettig, President, American Library Association, delivered the keynote address.

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