Worldwide Commonalities and Challenges in Information Literacy Research and Practice

European Conference on Information Literacy, ECIL 2013 Istanbul, Turkey, October 22-25, 2013 Revised Selected Papers

  • Serap Kurbanoğlu
  • Esther Grassian
  • Diane Mizrachi
  • Ralph Catts
  • Sonja Špiranec
Conference proceedings ECIL 2013

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 397)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Keynotes

  3. Overview and Research

  4. Policies and Strategies

  5. Theoretical Framework

  6. Related Concepts

  7. Citizenship and Digital Divide

  8. Disadvantaged Groups

    1. Monika Weigand, Johannes Zylka, Wolfgang Müller
      Pages 190-197
    2. Makiko Miwa, Hideaki Takahashi, Emi Nishina, Yoko Hirose, Yoshitomo Yaginuma, Akemi Kawafuchi et al.
      Pages 205-211
  9. IL for the Workplace and Daily Life

  10. IL in Europe

  11. Different Approaches to IL

  12. Teaching and Learning IL

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the European Conference on Information Literacy, ECIL 2013, held in Istanbul Turkey, in October 2013. The 73 revised full papers presented together with two keynotes, 9 invited papers and four doctoral papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 236 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on overview and research; policies and strategies; theoretical framework; related concepts; citizenship and digital divide; disadvantaged groups; information literacy for the workplace and daily life; information literacy in Europe; different approaches to information literacy; teaching and learning information literacy; information literacy instruction; assessment of information literacy; information literacy and K-12; information literacy and higher education; information literacy skills of LIS students; librarians, libraries and ethics.


information management knowledge workers libraries lifelong learning open media education

Editors and affiliations

  • Serap Kurbanoğlu
    • 1
  • Esther Grassian
    • 2
  • Diane Mizrachi
    • 2
  • Ralph Catts
    • 3
  • Sonja Špiranec
    • 4
  1. 1.Hacettepe UniversityAnkaraTurkey
  2. 2.University of California Los AngelesUSA
  3. 3.University of StirlingUK
  4. 4.University of ZagrebCroatia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-03918-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-03919-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-0929
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-0937
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