Monday, August 20, 2012

call for papers

Call for papers for the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in Istanbul next year.

European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL)
October 22-25, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey

Organized by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University and Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University, European Conference on Information Literacy (or ECIL) will take place in Istanbul, Turkey, from 22-25 October 2013.

ECIL is an international conference supported by 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.

Paul G. Zurkowski is the Honorary Chair of the Conference. Conference committees include over hundred distinguished experts from over sixty countries. The language of the Conference is English.

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.


Main topics of the Conference include (but not limited with) the following:

* Information literacy and lifelong learning

* Information literacy in theoretical context (models, standards, indicators, etc.)

Information literacy and related concepts (transversal competencies, media literacy, transliteracy, metaliteracy, e-literacy

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