European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL)

ECIL is an interdisciplinary conference that focuses on the intersection of Information Literacy, Media Literacy, Digital Literacy, and Lifelong Learning. The conference aims to bring together researchers, information professionals, media specialists, educators, and policy makers from around the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current issues, recent developments, challenges, theories, and good practices in these areas. The conference has been successful in creating a platform for academics, practitioners, and policy makers to interact and engage with each other in a fruitful manner.

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The European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) is a prestigious international conference that has been organized since 2013 by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University in Turkey and the Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University in Croatia. In 2016, ECIL welcomed a new co-organizer, InLitAs.

ECIL is an interdisciplinary conference that focuses on the intersection of Information Literacy, Media Literacy, Digital Literacy, and Lifelong Learning. The conference aims to bring together researchers, information professionals, media specialists, educators, and policy makers from around the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current issues, recent developments, challenges, theories, and good practices in these areas. The conference has been successful in creating a platform for academics, practitioners, and policy makers to interact and engage with each other in a fruitful manner.

ECIL is known for its high-quality presentations, keynote speeches, and workshops that offer valuable insights into the latest research and innovations in the field. The conference covers a broad range of topics, including but not limited to: Information and digital literacy education, information retrieval, information seeking behavior, information policy, open access, information ethics, information behavior, information and media literacy, digital citizenship, critical thinking, and information literacy assessment. Proceedings books are published by Springer. The conference also provides opportunities for participants to network with colleagues, exchange ideas, and explore potential collaborations.

From 2013 to 2018, ECIL was an annual conference, and from 2020, it has become biannual. The conference is held in a different European country each year to provide an opportunity for attendees to learn about different cultures and to experience the diverse perspectives that exist in the field of information literacy. Since its inception, ECIL has been held in countries such as Turkey, Croatia, Estonia, Prague, France, and Germany. However, the 2020 conference in Bamberg, Germany, was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the 2021 conference was held online.

ECIL attracts a diverse audience from more than 50 countries, including academics, librarians, information professionals, policy makers, and educators. The conference proceedings are published by Springer, which is one of the most respected academic publishers in the world. The proceedings are widely read by scholars, researchers, and practitioners in the field, and they provide an important source of information for those who are interested in the latest developments in information literacy.

In conclusion, ECIL is an important international conference that provides an opportunity for scholars, researchers, and practitioners in the field of information literacy to share their knowledge, experience, and insights. The conference has become a significant platform for promoting the importance of information literacy and the role it plays in promoting lifelong learning and enhancing civic engagement. ECIL’s success can be attributed to its interdisciplinary nature, its commitment to innovation, and its dedication to creating a space for dialogue and collaboration among its participants.

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ECIL - European Conference on Information Literacy

Co-organized by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University, Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University and the Information Literacy Association (InLitAs).
ECIL - European Conference on Information Literacy
ECIL - European Conference on Information Literacy4 months ago
Dear Participants, Dear ECIL family, We hope everyone has returned home and to their duties happily. Thank you for your participation, thank you to our keynotes, presenters and committees. We are still very impressed with our event, delighted that we were able to meet everyone directly in Krakow, meet old friends and acquaintances and make new acquaintances, not necessarily only in science and research. Our ECIL tree, a lime tree, planted as part of this year's conference theme, the holistic experience of information. We hope to see it again in two years, in Bamberg. With lots of love, Krakow Team❤🍀🥰
ECIL - European Conference on Information Literacy
ECIL - European Conference on Information Literacy4 months ago
Tour of the Jagiellonian Library:

Thursday, 12/10/2023

Gathering: 5.45pm in the main lobby of the Library – entrance from OLEANDRY Street (this is on the other side of the building, not from Mickiewicza Avenue).
(Picture: source:https://krakow.travel/37174-krakow-biblioteka-jagiellonska)
ECIL - European Conference on Information Literacy
ECIL - European Conference on Information Literacy5 months ago
If you are packing for ECIL2023 in Krakow, take something warm with you too. On Monday, temps are expected to drop significantly, with 8 degrees Celsius during the day and as low as 3 at night. From Tuesday it will be slightly warmer, even up to 21 degrees on Wednesday. Take a look here:
ECIL - European Conference on Information Literacy
ECIL - European Conference on Information Literacy5 months ago
Dear Participants, we are pleased to announce that the official program of the European Conference on Information Literacy is now published🥰 Link to the program:
ECIL - European Conference on Information Literacy
ECIL - European Conference on Information Literacy6 months ago
Remember that you can still take part in the October edition of our international&scientific conference ECIL2023.
As a fully professional and key event in the field of social communication and media sciences, information, information literacy and information culture, we have the patronage of UNESCO, His Magnificence the Rector of the Jagiellonian University and the Mayor of the City of Krakow. All relevant registration information can be found at: https://ecil2023.ilconf.org/registration/
You can register via the system:
https://www.conftool.com/ecil2023/

P.S Yes, we even have a sculpture by Igor Mitoraj in Krakow ❤🥰
ECIL - European Conference on Information Literacy
ECIL - European Conference on Information Literacy6 months ago
Dear ECIL's Society, Dear Participants,

We are delighted to inform that the Director-General has decided to grant UNESCO's patronage to ECIL: European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL2023) that will take place in Krakow, Poland, from 9 to 12 October 2023 ❤

We are grateful that UNESCO has been supporting our work for many years in sponsoring our ECIL conference.🥰
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