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Second Call for Papers: European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL)

posted 11 Feb 2014, 01:42 by ICO Education   [ updated 11 Feb 2014, 01:42 ]
We would like to invite you to the 2nd European Conference on Information Literacy (or ECIL)

organized by the Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University and
Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University, Turkey. 2nd European Conference
on Information Literacy (or ECIL) will be held on 20-23 October 2014 in Dubrovnik at the Valamar
Lacroma Hotel, Croatia. ECIL is an international conference and conference committees include over
hundred distinguished experts from over sixty countries. The language of the Conference is English.

Keynotes
David Bawden is Professor of Information Science at City University London. He is editor of Journal
of Documentation and co-author of Facet’s Introduction to Information Science. His research and
teaching activities focus on the history and philosophy of the information sciences, concepts and
theories of information, and aspects of information behaviour. He is interested in both the theory and
the practice of information and digital literacies, and the ways in which these ideas develop in new
information environments.

Dr. Michael B. Eisenberg, Dean Emeritus and Professor, The Information School of the University of
Washington. Dr. Mike Eisenberg is the founding dean of the Information School at the University of
Washington, serving from 1998 to 2006. Mike is co-author of the “Big6 approach to information
problem-solving” – the most widely used information literacy program in the world. Mike is a prolific
author (9 books and dozens of articles and papers) and has worked with thousands of students—pre-
K through higher education—as well as people in business, government, and communities to improve
individual and organizational information and technology access and use.

Aim & Scope
Information Literacy, Media Literacy and Lifelong Learning being the main theme, ECIL aims to bring
together researchers, information professionals, media specialists, educators, policy makers,
employers and all other related parties from around the world to exchange knowledge and experience
and discuss current issues, recent developments, challenges, theories, and good practices.

For more information go to web page:http://ecil2014.org/ 
or see the attachment below
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ICO Education,
11 Feb 2014, 01:42