CONFERENCE PROGRAM

WESTERN BALKAN INFORMATION & MEDIA LITERACY CONFERENCE – WBIMLC 2020“Information Literacy: know it, teach it, live it!

9TH INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT OF THE BOOK
“Beautiful soul weeps deep”
(quote of Ivo Andric, 1892-1975, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Nobel Prize in Literature 1961)

Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina 9-10 December 2020

Wednesday, December 09, 2020 (CET) Day One

09:00 – 09:10

Opening Speeches & Welcome (Ratko Knezevic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Jerald Cavanagh & Padraig Kirby, Ireland)

09:10 – 09:15

Conferences Opening – H.E. Myles Geiran (Ambassador of Ireland in Slovenia and Bosnia and Herzegovina)

09:15 – 09:20

Welcome from Professor Vincent Cunnane, President of Limerick Institute of Technology (Ireland)

09:20 – 09:45

Keynote Speaker: Christine MacKenzie, IFLA President (Australia) – Books and libraries enabling a sustainable, fairer world through universal literacy

09:50 – 10:15

Keynote Speaker: Ismail Serageldin (Egypt) – Libraries in support of research and learning

10:20 – 10:40

 

Guest Speaker: Melius Weideman (South Africa Republic) – Drawing paying clients: the visibility of university Information Literacy Courses

10:45 – 11:05

Tatiana Sanches et al. (Portugal) – Improving information literacy in HE in an unorthodox way: the literature potential for ACRL framework application

11:10 – 11:30

Joseph Yap (Kazakhstan) –Practice what we reach: strengthening the librarian’s referencing competencies in teaching information literacy

11:35 – 11:55

Mojca Rupar-Korosec (Slovenia) – Libraries and challenges for the future: data mining and its purpose, benefits and meaning

12:00 – 12:20

Nikica Gardijan (Croatia) – Information literacy and Academic Writing course: University of Zadar case

12:25 – 12:45

Tunc Medeni et al. (Turkey)– Development of a needs hierarchy for organizations to complement needs hierarchy for individuals in today’s digital world

12:50 – 13:10

Cindy Li (USA) – Book and AR/VR

13:15 – 13:35

L.E. Eames (USA) – Is that perception or investigation? Information behavior in a Dungeons & Dragons actual play podcast as a surrogate for student research

13:40 – 14:00

Keynote Speaker: Tefko Saracevic (USA) – The book is dead! Long live the book! Reflections on e-books – diversity, growth, use

Reflections on e-books – diversity, growth, use

14:10

END OF DAY ONE

WESTERN BALKAN INFORMATION & MEDIA LITERACY CONFERENCE – WBIMLC 2020 “Information Literacy: know it, teach it, live it!

9TH INTERNATIONAL SUMMIT OF THE BOOK
“Beautiful soul weeps deep”
(quote of Ivo Andric, 1892-1975, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Nobel Prize in Literature 1961)

Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina 9-10 December 2020

Thursday, December 10, 2020 (CET) Day Two

09:00 – 09:45

Keynote Speaker: Ismail Serageldin (Egypt) – Books, text and language

09:50 – 10:15

Keynote Speaker: Tamar Kintsurashvili (Georgia) – MIL for conscious media consumption

10:20 – 10:45

Guest Speaker: Dilara Begum (Bangladesh) – Media and Information Literacy movements in Bangladesh

10:50 – 11:10

Nikica Gardijan (Croatia) – Allevation of library anxiety through information literacy teaching

11:15 – 11:35

Demet Soylu et al. (Turkey) – The role of libraries and information centers in disaster management

11:40 – 12:00

Sara Pek et al. (Singapore) – Cross-sectorial and interdisciplinary collaboration and partnership for the advocacy of information literacy: The National Library Board, Singapore experience with the S.U.R.E.

12:05 – 12:25

Adekanmi Lawrence Adebiyi (Nigeria) – Information literacy and knowledge economy: the broad technical concepts for Nigerian libraries

12:30 – 12:50

Hanin Abueida et al. (UAE) – The role of the library in developing information literacy skills in Arabic language to Zayed university community

12:55 – 13:15

Alka Rai (India) – Library services during Covid-19: an attempt to bridging the learning gaps

13:20 – 14:05

Ismail Serageldin (Egypt), Frode A. Hegland (UK) & Vinton G. Cerf (USA)  – The future of the text - Panel discussion

14:10 – 14:30

Hunter Murphy (USA) – Generation Z self-assessments and perceptions of information literacy sessions in the business school

14:35 – 14:55

M. Jacob Mangum (USA) – Harris Kempner correspondence ledger: digital preservation through the Portal to Texas History

15:00 – 15:20

Megan C. McShane (USA) – Archival repositories and special collections as tools for designing global pedagogical experiences in information literacy through virtual exchange

15:30

CLOSURE OF THE CONFERENCES                                   

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