Information Literacy in a Post-Truth Era being the main theme, ECIL aims to bring together researchers, information professionals, media specialists, educators, policy makers and all other related parties from around the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss recent developments and current challenges in both theory and practice. The Conference is composed of several types of contributions, such as […]


The European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) has issued a call for papers for its 7th annual conference, on the theme of Information Literacy in a Post-Truth Era. The conference will be co-organized and hosted by University of Bamberg from 21-24 September 2020, in Bamberg, Germany. ECIL is an annual conference organized by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University and Department […]

Next joint ILG and ILIG London Informal – – Wednesday, 14th November 2018 –  6:00pm to 7:45pm CILIP International Library & Information Group (ILIG) and the Information Literacy Group (ILG) extends an open invite to join us at our next informal! Date & Time:  Wednesday, 14th November – 6:00pm to 7:45pm Location: CILIP Head Office, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E […]


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 […]

This week sees the 2017 European Conference of Information Literacy (ECIL). Held in St Malo from today until Friday, this is the fifth year of the conference which has previously been held in Istanbul, Dubrovnik, Tallinn and Prague. A number of CILIP ILG committee members are attending this years’ conference including Jane Secker, Stephane Goldstein, Geoff Walton and Emma Coonan. Jane […]


Jane Secker (IL Group Chair), Stéphane Goldstein (Outreach and Advocacy Officer) and Geoff Walton (Library School Rep) reflect on their impressions of this year’s European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL). The 4th European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) took place in Prague on 10-13 October. The Czech capital was an inspired choice: an outstandingly beautiful city, full of baroque splendor, […]

Kirsten McCormick, a librarian at Glasgow Life public libraries, was the recipient of a CILIP Information Literacy Group bursary to attend the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL), which is taking place this week at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic. Kirsten has provided us with a short report reflecting on her experiences at this key event in the international IL calendar. A Powerful Scene: ECIL2016 Thanks […]

Would you benefit from attending the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in October 2016? Good news! The CILIP Information Literacy Group is offering a bursary to cover: the full conference fee £70 accommodation for 3 nights (£210) a flight up to the cost of £250 additional expenses of up to £100 to cover any additional travel and meals as required ECIL 2016 will be […]