European Conference on Information Literacy

Hasta el 1 de febrero estará abierto el plazo de envío de resúmenes (último Call for papers) para la European Conference on Information Literacy (, que tendrá lugar del 22-25 de octubre 2013 en Estambul. Los textos completos se deberían remitir antes del 15 de mayo y una selección se publicarían en el libro de Actas a través Springer, en su serie CCIS, indexada en ISI Proceedings, Scopus, etc.

Datos complementarios de interés:
Serap Kurbanoğlu, Co-chair of the Standing Commitee and Chair of the Local Organizing Committee  O endereço de e-mail address está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa ativar o JavaScript enabled para vê-lo.
Sonja Špiranec, Co-chair of the Standing Committee and Chair of the Programme Committee  O endereço de e-mail address está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa ativar o JavaScript enabled para vê-lo.

ECIL is organized by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University and Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University. It is an international conference supported by UNESCO,
Turkish National Commission for UNESCO, Information Literacy Section of IFLA and many other prestigious universities, associations, and organizations actively involved in media and information literacy.

Principales conferenciantes:
Paul G. Zurkowski is the originator of the term "information literacy". He first used this term in 1974 in a proposal to the US National Commission on Libraries and Information Science. At the time he coined the term he was president of the Information Industry Association. His vision for information literacy skill development is not library centric, but advocates for a universal approach in its delivery across all trades, occupations and professions. Zurkowski views information literacy skills as a critical stepping stone in the creation of wealth, a key element for national economic development.
Dr Christine Bruce is Professor in the Information Systems School, Science and Engineering Faculty, QUT, Australia. She has an extensive research and publication profile in information literacy and higher education teaching and learning. Dr. Bruce has a special focus on information literacy and learning. She regularly facilitates workshops and delivers speeches on information literacy. In 2010 Dr. Bruce received the Library Board of Queensland Award for her contributions to information literacy research and education.
Dr. Indrajit Banerjee is Director of the Information Society Division of Communication and Information Sector of UNESCO. In 1994 he obtained Ph.D. in Communication and in Didactics from the Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris. He was the Chief of Information and Communication Technology in the Education, Science and Culture Section of the Communication and Information Sector. In this capacity, he has undertaken numerous projects and initiatives, He has authored several books and numerous articles in his field of competence.

Conferencias invitadas
Carla Basili, Dr. Albert Boekhorst, Dr. John Crawford, Dr. Natalia Gendina,
Dr. Jesus Lau, and Dr. Sirje Virkus.

• Information literacy and lifelong learning
• Information literacy in theoretical context (models, standards, indicators, etc.)
• Information literacy and related concepts (transversal competencies, media literacy, civic literacy, transliteracy, metaliteracy, e-literacy, digital literacy, computer literacy, scientific literacy, visual literacy, digital empowerment, etc.)
• Media and information literacy (MIL) as a new concept
• Information literacy research (methods and techniques)
• Information seeking and information behavior
• Information literacy good practices
• Information literacy networks and networking
• Information literacy policies and policy development
• Information literacy and libraries (college and university libraries, school libraries, public libraries, special libraries)
• Information literacy and LIS education
• Information literacy and knowledge management
• Information literacy across disciplines
• Information literacy in different cultures and countries
• Information literacy in different contexts (juristic, health, etc.)
• Information literacy and education (Bologna Process, etc.)
• Planning strategies for information literacy training (promotion and marketing, training the trainers, partnership, collaboration across professions, teacher education, integrating into curricula)
• Information literacy instruction (teaching techniques and methods, instructional design, curriculum development, measurement and evaluation, Web-based training, e-learning)
• Information literacy education in different sectors (K-12, higher education, vocational education)
• Information literacy in the workplace
• Information literacy for adults
• Information literacy for disadvantaged groups
• Information literacy for multicultural societies
• Information literacy and ethical and social issues
• Information literacy and democracy
• Information literacy and citizenship
• Information literacy and digital divide
• Information literacy and emerging technologies and tools (Web 2.0, Web 3.0, mobile technologies)
• Information literacy in the future

Datos de contacto
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Organization Office: ARBER Profesional Tourism and Congress Services,  O endereço de e-mail address está sendo protegido de spambots. Você precisa ativar o JavaScript enabled para vê-lo.