We are excited to announce to our readers and the academic community the publication of the Book of Abstracts for the ECIL 2023 Conference. The ECIL, or European Conference on Information Literacy, is a renowned event that unites scholars, practitioners, and enthusiasts from across the globe. Held from October 9 to 12, 2023, at the […]
This book constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Information Literacy, ECIL 2021, held in online mode in September 2021. The 61 revised papers included in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 192 submissions. The European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) is organized by the Department of Information Management of
“Fake news is any false story that looks like news. It is designed to convince readers that it’s true. Some fake news is created and spread intentionally. A poorly researched story that contains errors might also be considered fake news. Fake news has boomed in recent years” 1 which is why the theme of the
Beyond the Surveys: Qualitative Analysis from the Academic Reading Format International Study (ARFIS)
The Academic Reading Format International Study (ARFIS) collected data from more than 21,000 university students in 33 countries regarding their reading format (print or electronic) preferences and behaviors when engaging with academic texts during a three-year period. Quantitative analysis shows a consistent preference for print reading among most students worldwide. This paper presents new findings
Introduction: The aim of this study is to understand how university researchers behave in the context of using and sharing research data in OA mode. Method. An online questionnaire survey was conducted amongst academics and researchers in three countries – UK, France and Turkey. There were 26 questions to collect data on: researcher information, e.g.
Ecil 2018 was organized by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University, the Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University, the Information Literacy Association, and the Department of Information and Communication Studies at the University of Oulu. The European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) took place in Oulu, Finland, from 24-27 September 2018.
Academic reading format preferences and behaviors among university students worldwide: A comparative survey analysis
This study reports the descriptive and inferential statistical findings of a survey of academic reading format preferences and behaviors of 10,293 tertiary students worldwide. The study hypothesized that country-based differences in schooling systems, socioeconomic development, culture or other factors might have an influence on preferred formats, print or electronic, for academic reading, as well as
Conference name: 12th International Technology, Education and Development ConferenceDates: 5-7 March, 2018Location: Valencia, Spain With today’s online technology and wireless connections, the average person is likely to engage in more electronic reading – emails, text messages, and social media – than print. It is easy to assume that college students, most of whom grew up
This book constitutes the refereed post-conference proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Information Literacy, ECIL 2017, held in Saint Malo, France, in September 2017. The 84 revised papers included in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 358 submissions. ECIL is an annual conference initiated by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University and