Friday, June 15, 2012

cfp: Information Literacy - training models and best practices; Bulgaria

There is a call for papers for a Scientific Seminar Information Literacy - training models and best practices, to be held in Varna, Bulgaria, October 18-19, 2012. It is organised by the State University of Library Studies and Information Technologies (SULSIT) in collaboration with Association of University Libraries in Bulgaria (AUL), University of Economics – Varna and Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen. The Keynote Speaker is Dr Serap Kurbanoğlu on Planning for Information Literacy Instruction.
The theme is the role of Information Literacy in the knowledge based society of the 21st Century.
- Information literacy - research topics, issues and trends. Models of IL training programs and best practices in universities and libraries. Application of creative and innovative methods of teaching Information Literacy.
- The role of information literacy in the modern information and educational environment. PR and marketing programs in promotion of the importance of information literacy and IL programs.
Abstracts must be submitted by 1 July 2012 to or and full papers by 31 July 2012. Papers should be in English or Bulgarian, not more than 15 A4 pages, in Times New Roman, 12 pt and accompanied by an English abstract and a short (200 words) biography of the author(s). Registration opens on 5 July 2012.
The cost is 50 Euros for individuals and 160 Euros for firms, organizations etc., payment by October 1st by bank transfer to: Association of the university libraries, UniCredit Bulbank, Branch Sofia Aksakov; Address: 7, Sveta Nedelya sq.; 1000 Sofia, Bulgaria: IBAN: BG52 UNCR 7630 1475 9120 19 (EUR); BIC: UNCRBGSF
Registration, Accommodation and General enquiries: Assist. Prof. Rumelina Vasileva Department of Library Management (State University of Library Studies and Information Technologies, Sofia, Bulgaria) Email:
Submissions/Publication of Papers and for Posters, Sponsorship and PR: Assoc. Prof. Tania Todorova, Department of Library Management, Project Coordinator, (State University of Library Studies and Information Technologies, Sofia, Bulgaria) Email:
There is some information including a registration form at but at the moment I can only see it in Bulgarian.
Photo by Sheila Webber: A poster for an online site selling train tickets,with images of complex and simple searches, Doncaster station, June 2012

1 comment:

Unknown said...

Information literacy is very important in order to find, retrieve, analyze, and use the proper information. Thanks for sharing the details about information literature training models.

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