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Webinar on Using Universal Design for Learning to Enhance Information Literacy Programs: Online and in the Library

The joint webinar from the IFLA Information Literacy (IL) Section and Library Services to People with Special Needs (LSN) Section on “Using Universal Design for Learning to Enhance Information Literacy Programs: Online and in the Library” will be aired live twice in opposite time zones to accommodate participants in different parts of the world. Three different world class speakers will be in each webinar so sign up for one or both.

1 September 2020 | Information literacy

Webinar on 'Information literacy: Knowing the right news in the digital age' on 8 May 2020, 3-4 pm (IST)

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) invite you to attend a live and interactive information literacy webinar focusing on present days misinformation on 8 May 2020, 3-4 pm (IST)

3 May 2020 | Information literacy

Call for Papers: Perspectives on the role of information literacy education in fostering a smooth transition throughout a learner’s formal education journey - from PK to 20 and beyond

The IFLA Information Literacy Section and the School Libraries Section invite interested professionals to submit proposals for papers to be presented at the co-sponsored open session during the IFLA World Library and Information Congress held in Dublin, Ireland, 15-22 August 2020.

27 February 2020 | Information literacy, Education

Call for Papers: LIS Education in Developing Countries joint with Information Literacy

The IFLA LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group and the Information Literacy Section invite interested professionals to submit proposals for the open session to be held in Dublin, Ireland, 15-22 August 2020.

5 January 2020 | Library and information science education

Two webinars for Global Media and Information Literacy Week

As part of the University of Sheffield Information School celebrations of Global MIL Week 24-31 October, they are holding two webinars, following this year's MIL week theme of "Media and Information Literate Citizens: Informed, Engaged, Empowered". They are both 30 minutes (20 minute presentation + 10 minutes discussion) and open to anyone to attend.

25 October 2019

Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019, Worldwide, 24-31 October

Global Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week, commemorated annually, is a major occasion for stakeholders to review and celebrate the progress achieved towards “MIL for All”. UNESCO and GAPMIL are calling partners all over the world to promote Global MIL Week. Together with its Feature Events (International MIL and Intercultural Dialogue Conference and Youth Agenda Forum), Global MIL Week calls for local events around the world to promote MIL connections across disciplines and professions.

14 October 2019

Call for papers: "Information Literacy in Context: Research Informing Practice and Practice Informing Research"

The Information Literacy Section in partnership with Library Theory and Research Section invites you to submit proposals for our session at the IFLA World Congress in Athens Greece, August 24 – 30th.

26 February 2019 | Communities of practice, Information Literacy, educational theory

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