Welcome to the ECIL 2016 Website

The European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) is initiated and organized by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University and Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University.

The fourth ECIL conference will be co-organized and hosted by the Association of Libraries of Czech Universities – ALCU (Asociace knihoven vysokých škol – AKVŠ) from 10-13 October 2016 at Orea Hotel Pyramida, Prague, Czech Republic.

Information Literacy in the Inclusive Society 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.

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Registration is now open!

To register for the Conference, please fill in the on-line

REGISTRATION FORM

First please fill in the Personal Data Form and continue to registration by choosing the registration fee. During the registration process a participant will receive a password and automatically generated summary to their email address. The password is the same for all on-line forms (registration, accommodation, tours).

Upon submitting the Registration Form, a participant will receive a confirmation from the Conference Secretariat within three working days.

The online registration will be closed from 3rd October 2016. Participants will have the possibility to register on-site in the Conference venue.

Registration Fees

 

Early Bird
Before June 15

Normal

Late & Onsite

Regular

350 €

450 €

500 €

Student

200 €

250 €

300 €

Accompanying person

150 €

175 €

200 €

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Third Call for Papers

INFORMATION LITERACY IN THE INCLUSIVE SOCIETY

European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL)

OCTOBER 10-13, 2016, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

Co-organized by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University, Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University and Association of Libraries of Czech Universities – ALCU, European Conference on Information Literacy (or ECIL) will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, from 10-13 October 2016.

ECIL is an international conference under the patronage of UNESCO and IFLA. Paul G. Zurkowski is the Honorary Chair of the Conference. Conference committees include over hundred distinguished experts from over sixty countries. The language of the Conference is English.

tara brabazonKeynote Speaker

The keynote speaker for ECIL 2016 is Tara Brabazon. Tara is the Dean of Graduate Research and the Professor of Cultural Studies at Flinders University in Adelaide, Australia.  She is the author of 17 books and over 200 refereed articles and book chapters.  She is also a columnist with the Times Higher Education.  Her best known books include Digital Dieting:  From Information Obesity to Digital Fitness (2013), Unique Urbanity (2014), Enabling Universities (2015) and Play: a theory for learning and change (2015).   Continue reading

Second Call for Papers

INFORMATION LITERACY IN THE INCLUSIVE SOCIETY

European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL)

OCTOBER 10-13, 2016, PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

Co-organized by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University, Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University and Association of Libraries of Czech Universities – ALCU, European Conference on Information Literacy (or ECIL) will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, from 10-13 October 2016.

ECIL is an international conference under the patronage of UNESCO and IFLA. Paul G. Zurkowski is the Honorary Chair of the Conference. Conference committees include over hundred distinguished experts from over sixty countries. The language of the Conference is English.

Prague, Czech Republic, is proudly expecting all the ECIL 2016 conference participants and ready to provide a complex conference experience: interesting and full conference program with the side of city tours, library excursions, comprehensive “Tour Prague as the locals” guide and many other possibilities to get as much as possible out of your ECIL 2016 participation.

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First Call for Papers

European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL)

October 10-13, 2016, Prague, Czech Republic

Co-organized by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University, Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University and Association of Libraries of Czech Universities – ALCU, European Conference on Information Literacy (or ECIL) will take place in Prague, Czech Republic, from 10-13 October 2016.

ECIL is an international conference under the patronage of UNESCO and IFLA. Paul G. Zurkowski is the Honorary Chair of the Conference. Conference committees include over hundred distinguished experts from over sixty countries. The language of the Conference is English. Continue reading