International Summit of the Book 2021

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Western Balkan Information and Media Literacy Conference

Main themes and topics

International Summit of the Book 2021

Of all things, I liked books best, Nikola Tesla (1856-1943).

Main themes and topics

 

  • Technology and Manuscripts

  • The future of reading: Paperback, hardback or augmented reality?

  • Digital Scholarship and the Future of the Book

  • Books & Cultural Exchange

  • eBooks Versus Print Books

  • Covid 19 and Book Industry Challenges in Europe

  • The Future of Publishing: Challenges and Opportunities for Publishers

  • Ecommerce, the eBook market and the Book industry

  • Self-publishing and novel forms of book production

  • Key trends in book readership, consumption, and demand

  • Books- Online Discoverability & Sales

  • Piracy, Fake News and the Book Industry

  • Books, Reading and the Society

  • History of the Book

  • Books Texts and Language

  • The crisis of the Book in developing countries

  • Role of the book in human knowledge and culture

  • Rare Books

  • Literacy

  • Preservation through digitization

  • Archival repositories and special collections

  • Preservation and the library as a sacred institution

  • Book manufacture in modern times

  • Etymology & history of the Book

  • Information Explosion and the Book

  • Libraries and challenges for the future

Western Balkan Information and Media Literacy conference

Epistemology: Opinion, Belief and the Reality

Main themes and topics

 

Information Literacy in the modern world

  • From Information Literacy to Digital Scholarship

  • Information Literacy and COVID 19

  • Fake News and Information Literacy

  • Information literacies (media literacy, Research Literacy, digital literacy, visual literacy, financial literacy, health literacy, cyber wellness, infographics, information behavior, trans-literacy, post-literacy)

  • Information Literacy and academic libraries

  • Information Literacy and adult education

  • Information Literacy and blended learning

  • Information Literacy and distance learning

  • Information Literacy and mobile devices

  • Information Literacy and Gamification

  • Information Literacy and public libraries

  • Information Literacy in Primary and Secondary Schools

  • Information Literacy and the Knowledge Economy

  • Information Literacy and Lifelong Learning

  • Information Literacy and the Information Society

  • Information Literacy and the Multimedia Society

  • Information Literacy and the Digital Society

  • Information Literacy in the modern world (e.g trends, emerging technologies and innovation, growth of digital resources, digital reference tools, reference services).

  • The future of Information Literacy

  • Workplace Information Literacy 

Librarians as support to the lifelong learning process

  • Digital literacy, Digital Citizenship

  • Digital pedagogy and Information Literacy

  • Information Literacy Needs in the Electronic Resource Environment

  • Integrating Information Literacy into the curriculum

  • Putting Information Literacy theory into practice

  • Information Literacy training and instruction

  • Instructional design and performance for Information Literacy (e.g. teaching practice, session design, lesson plans)

  • Information Literacy and online learning (e.g. self-paced IL modules, online courses, Library Guides)

  • Information Literacy and Virtual Learning Environments

  • Supporting users need through library 2.0 and beyond

  • Digital empowerment and reference work

  • Information Literacy across the disciplines

  • Information Literacy and digital preservation

  • Innovative IL approaches

  • Student engagement with Information Literacy

  • Action Literacy

  • Information Literacy, Copyright and Intellectual Property

  • Information Literacy and Academic Writing

Media and Information Literacy – theoretical approaches (standards, assessment, collaboration, etc.)

  • The Digital Competence Framework 2.0

  • Information Literacy theory (models, standards, indicators, Moscow Declaration etc.)

  • Information Literacy and Artificial intelligence

  • Information Literacy and information behavior

  • Information Literacy and reference services: cyber reference services, virtual reference services, mobile reference services

  • Information Literacy cultural and contextual approaches

  • Information Literacy and Threshold concepts

  • Information Literacy evaluation and assessment

  • Information Literacy in different cultures and countries including national studies

  • Information Literacy project management

  • Measuring in Information Literacy instruction assessment

 

New aspects of education/strategic planning, policy, and advocacy for Information Literacy in a digital age

  • Information Literacy and the Digital Divide

  • Policy and Planning for Information Literacy

  • Branding, promotion and marketing for Information Literacy

  • Cross –sectorial; and interdisciplinary collaboration and partnerships for Information Literacy

  • Leadership and Governance for Information Literacy

  • Strategic planning for IL

  • Strategies in e-learning to promote self-directed and sustainable learning in the area of Information Literacy skills.