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’.

The suggested themes for papers are:

  • Construction of knowledge in information literacy
  • Critical approaches and challenges to build new theoretical contexts
  • Cross-cultural contexts in information literacy
  • Emancipatory pedagogy
  • Enabling technology to enhance information literacy theory and practice.
  • Exploring alternative routes to information literacy
  • Information literacies to transform society
  • Information literacy models – from theory to practice and back to theory
  • Informed learning theory
  • Methodological and analytical approaches for exploring information literacy.


The deadline for submissions is 5th March 2018. More information about the submission requirements can be found on the IFLA website.


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