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IFLA IL webinar – call for proposals

Information Literacy Section Call for Proposals: “Engaging library professionals in research and practice about critical pedagogy and social justice in librarianship” The IFLA Information Literacy Section invites interested professionals to submit proposals for papers to be presented during a 90-minute webinar in mid-June, before IFLA WLIC 2022. “Social justice design has much to offer to …

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IFLA WLIC event: Retooling Refocusing Rethinking: Promoting Online Information Literacy in the New Normal for Sustainable Development – 18th August 2021

Please join us in this wonderful IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) session with four outstanding speakers worldwide! This event is entirely online. IFLA Information Literacy Section Program Session at WLIC 2021 (Stream 3) When: 18 August 2021, 20:45 -21:30 BST (Click here to see the date/time of the session in your local time …

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Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2020

Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2020 – get involved!

Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week 2020 will this year take place from October 24th-31st. As part of the event, the Republic of Korea will host a conference on the theme Resisting Disinfodemic: Media and Information Literacy for Everyone and by Everyone. Beyond the conference, UNESCO and The Global Alliance for Partnerships on Media and Information Literacy …

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Webinar on Using Universal Design for Learning to Enhance Information Literacy Programs: Online and in the Library

IFLA Information Literacy and Library Services to People with Special Needs are hosting a joint webinar entitled ‘Using Universal Design for Learning to Enhance Information Literacy Programs: Online and in the Library’. To accommodate participants in different parts of the world, the webinar will be aired live twice in opposite time zones. Sponsored for school/teacher-librarians, academic, …

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IFLA journal – special issue on Information Literacy

The latest issue of the IFLA journal is now available as open access. This special issue, Information literacy: From practice to research and back again, is guest edited by Gaby Haddow and Min Chou, and features an article, “Playful learning for information literacy development”, by Andrew Walsh (ILG Training Officer).

Announcement

IFLA IL and Schools Call for Papers

The IFLA Information Literacy Section and the School Libraries Section invite interested professionals to submit proposals for papers to be presented at their co-sponsored open session on “Perspectives on the role of information literacy education in fostering a smooth transition throughout a learner’s formal education journey – from PK to 20 and beyond” during the IFLA World Library and …

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Open Education Practices in Academic Libraries Survey – Your Feedback Needed

IFLA, the European Open Education Librarians Network and SPARC EU are seeking to gain insights into Open Education (OE) practices within academic libraries in Europe, and invite European academic library communities to share their practices!   “The ultimate goal is to use what we learn to strengthen OE and Open Education Resources (OER) in higher …

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IFLA Information Literacy Section: Call for papers for open sessions

The call for papers is now out for open sessions for the Information Literacy Section at the IFLA World Congress which is being held in Athens, Greece between 24th and 30th August 2019. The theme this year is Information Literacy in Context: Research Informing Practice and Practice Informing Research. Suggested topics for papers are: – Frameworks, guidelines …

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IFLA Statement on Copyright Education and Copyright Literacy

Dr Jane Secker, Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group and Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at City, University of London, comments on interesting developments at the recent World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Kuala Lumpur, At WLIC a statement on Copyright Education and Copyright Literacy was released by IFLA – the International Federation of Library …

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WLIC 2018 – Call for Papers

IFLA have issued a call for papers for the World Library and Information Conference (WLIC) 2018 that is due to take place on 24th-30th August in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Library Theory and Research and Information Literacy sections are jointly looking for papers on the theme of ‘Information Literacy: From Practice to Theory and Back Again’. …

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