We are absolutely delighted to announce the date and venue for Icepops 2020. After their first year in Liverpool, this year they took the conference to Edinburgh, Scotland and next year’s conference will held in the beautiful capital city of Wales, Cardiff. The conference will take place on Tuesday 7th July 2020, with welcome events kicking off in the afternoon or evening […]



LOEX is pleased to announce LOEX 2019 Encore: live virtual “encore” sessions with a selection of breakouts from the LOEX 2019 Conference in Minneapolis, MN, which was held May 9-11. These live, 1-hour interactive sessions focused on library instruction & information literacy will be held in WebEx. The list of sessions (all start at 1PM Eastern): June 17 – Creativity and Wonderment: Applying Waldorf Education to Information Literacy Instruction June 18 – Into the Unknown Wilds: Fostering […]

JCS 2019 Conference


Early bird bookings are now open for the second JCS conference on digital literacy for schools taking place at Edgbaston Hotel and Conference Centre, Birmingham on Friday 29th – Saturday 30th November 2019. This year the theme focuses on building digital capabilities with keynote speakers Rosie Jones, ILG Deputy Chair and Director of Student and Library Services, Teesside University, Professor Julian […]

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We have two exciting playful learning news items for you! Firstly, a new Diamond Open Access journal has just been launched that welcomes contributions from playful IL people! The Journal of Play in Adulthood covers topics including the role of play in learning, work, our social and cultural lives, the benefits to individuals and society, and the interrelationship between play and other […]



PressEDconf19 is a WordPress conference which happens only on Twitter. This year the conference is happening from 10AM (UTC) to 10PM (UTC) on April the 18th. They are looking for as many people who would like to attend, but are also seeking submissions! Anyone (be it at any educational organisation – not just universities) using WordPress in teaching, pedagogy or […]

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“Alternative facts, Fake News, getting to the truth with Information Literacy” is the title of this year’s Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference, which is taking place in Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina from 21st – 22nd June. The key topics are: Information Literacy in the modern world Librarians as support to the lifelong learning process Media and Information Literacy – theoretical approaches […]

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This June, the 9th Creating Knowledge conference, Beyond Information Literacy: Navigating an Ever-Evolving Library Landscape, will be held in Vingsted, Denmark. The key theme running throughout the conference will be best practice, and the organisers are inviting papers that fall into one or more of the following topics: New Skills New Technologies New ways to interact with and engage our patrons […]

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The first call for papers for ECIL 2018 is open! Due to take place at the University of Oulu, Finland from 24th-27th September 2018 the organisers of ECIL have issued a call for papers. The main theme of the conference this year is information literacy in everyday life, The organisers of ECIL are looking for a wide variety of submissions […]

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The sixth annual Global Media and Information Literacy week gets underway this week, from Wednesday 25th October – Wednesday, 1 November.   The Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) week is led by UNESCO in cooperation with Global Alliance on Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy, UN Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) University Network. The […]

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The feature conference for this year’s Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week will take place in Jamaica from 24th to 27th October. The theme is “Media and Information Literacy in Critical Times: Re-imagining Ways of Learning and Information Environments”. The call for papers is now open, with a submission deadline of 15th July. Global MIL Week takes place from 25th October to 1st […]