A new title on MIL available in open access

Dear colleagues,

we are happy to announce that our keynote speaker, prof. Olof Sundin, has published in coauthorship with Jutta Haider a book based on his keynote speech given at ECIL 2021.

The book titled “Paradoxes of Media and Information Literacy: The Crisis of Information” is available in open access here.

Best regards,

ECIL Board

Free Access to ECIL 2021 Proceedings

Dear colleagues and friends,

you can now access the full ECIL 2021 Proceedings free-of-charge by following the “Proceedings” link in the menu at the top of the ECIL 2021 website!

The Proceedings can be downloaded in pdf or epub and will be available for a limited time only (1 month).

Best regards,

ECIL Board

2nd International Conference on Information Literacy (ICIL 2022)

It is with great excitement that we inform you of the 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFORMATION LITERACY (ICIL 2022), to be hosted by the North-West University (South Africa). This will be a hybrid event. Please save the date and share with your colleagues.

Official website: https://library.nwu.ac.za/international-conference-information-literacy-icil-2022

Venue: Potchefstroom Campus

Theme: Information Literacy in the 4th Industrial Revolution

We are pleased to announce the first Call for Papers!

Final Programme and Instructions for Participants, Speakers & Chairs

Dear colleagues,

we are thrilled to announce that the final version of the programme for the 7th European Conference on Information Literacy is now live! There were several changes in the programme so please recheck the schedules. All times in the programme are in Central European Time.

In order to inform you about how to participate in the conference this year, we created detailed instructions for participants, speakers and chairs. Please read them because they contain very important information which will ensure that we have a good and seamless conference experience. The instructions are available on the link below.

The conference starts at 10AM CET on Monday, 20 September, with the Opening Session.

We are looking forward to seeing you all again!

Best regards,
ECIL Board

Invited speaker – Alexandra Becker

Dear colleagues,

we are pleased to announce our invited speaker – Alexandra Becker!

Alexandra Becker works as a research assistant at the Media University in Stuttgart, Germany. She has been researching the usage behavior of self-learning areas in a live laboratory since 2012. Since 2017 she has been leading the research project Lernwelt Hochschule, in which the development of the university is systematically surveyed from the perspective of student orientation. Some of her most recent publications are Lernwelt Hochschule – Dimensionen eines Bildungsbereichs im Umbruch and Zukunft Lernwelt Hochschule – Perspektiven und Optionen für eine Neuausrichtung.

Address title: Shift from teaching to learning?! How learning spaces enable information competencies of students and teachers. Status quo and challenges at German universities

Full-text Review Process Begins

The full-text submission deadline for ECIL 2021 has passed. Now, we would like
to invite Program Committee members to the review process. Assigned full-text papers can be found on the conference management system.

Conference management system: https://www.conftool.com/ecil2021

We appreciate receiving full-text evaluations by Monday, June 21, 2021. If any difficulties arise during the review process, please let us know.

ECIL 2021 Important Dates Update

Dear colleagues,

due to the deadline extension for full-text submissions we are extending other deadlines and important dates accordingly.

Visit our Important Dates page for more information here.

More information about the change in registration deadlines is available here.


ECIL team