Thursday, March 01, 2018

Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference

There is a Call for Papers for the 2018 Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference which will take place 21 - 22 June 2018 in Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The deadline for abstracts is 4 May 2018 and the theme is Alternative facts, Fake News, getting to the truth with Information Literacy. The four main subthemes are: Information literacy in the modern world; Librarians as support to the lifelong learning process; Media and information literacy – theoretical approaches (standards, assessment, collaboration, etc.); New aspects of education/strategic planning, policy, and advocacy for information literacy in a digital age. Keynote speakers are Ismail Serageldin (Emeritus Librarian of Alexandria and the Founding Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina), Tefko Saracevic (Emeritus Professor at Rutgers University) and Jesús Lau (Professor at Universidad Veracruzana). More information on the conference website The call for papers is at
Photo by Sheila Webber: Weston Park, Sheffield, today, in snow

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