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[InetBib] European conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) third call for papers

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European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) - http://ecil2014.org/

ECIL is organized by the Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University and Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University. It is an international conference supported by UNESCO (NC), IFLA, Goethe Institute and many other prestigious universities, associations, and organizations actively involved in media and information literacy.

Come and celebrate the 40th anniversary of information literacy with us!
(Paul Zurkowski has coined the phrase Information Literacy in the NCLIS Report which was published in November of 1974)


David Bawden is Professor of Information Science at City University London. He is editor of Journal of Documentation and co-author of Facet’s Introduction to Information Science. His research and teaching activities focus on the history and philosophy of the information sciences, concepts and theories of information, and aspects of information behaviour. He is interested in both the theory and the practice of information and digital literacies, and the ways in which these ideas develop in new information environments.

Dr. Michael B. Eisenberg, Dean Emeritus and Professor, The Information School of the University of Washington. Dr. Mike Eisenberg is the founding dean of the Information School at the University of Washington, serving from 1998 to 2006. Mike is co-author of the “Big6 approach to information problem-solving” – the most widely used information literacy program in the world. Mike is a prolific author (9 books and dozens of articles and papers) and has worked with thousands of students—pre- K through higher education—as well as people in business, government, and communities to improve individual and organizational information and technology access and use.

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.

Abstract & Paper Submission

The conference will be composed of several types of contributions, such as full papers, posters, PechaKucha, best practices, workshops, panels, invited talks, doctoral forum. Each has different requirements and restrictions regarding the length, time allocation and content. Submission of abstract should be prepared using the templates available through the Conference web site and submitted electronically via the conference management system by 16 March 2014. At least one of the authors should register online via Conference web site and take part at the conference to make the presentation. After the second cycle of peer-review, selected papers will be published in proceedings book. Conference Proceedings Book will be published by Springer in CCIS (Communications in Computer and Information Science) series. Papers that appear in Springer’s CCIS series are indexed in Thomson Reuter’s Conference Proceedings Citation Index, Scopus and other indexes.

Important Dates

First Call: 11 December 2013
Second Call: 26 January 2014
Third Call: 3 March 2014
Abstract submission: 16 March 2014
Notification of acceptance: 27 April 2014
Deadline for submitting final versions: 18 May 2014
Full paper: 15 June 2014
Notification of acceptance full paper: 27 July 2014
Full paper final version: 17 August 2014
Registration starts: 30 May 2014
Conference sessions: 20-23 October 2014

Looking forward to your contributions and participation in the Conference.


Conference Secretariat: ecil@xxxxxxx

Vivien Petras, PhD
Professor for Information Retrieval
Berlin School of Library and Information Science
Humboldt University Berlin
Dorotheenstr. 26, 10117 Berlin, Germany

Tel: +49 30 2093-4325
Fax: +49 30 2093-4335



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