Thursday, November 08, 2012

Cfp Umbrella conference (Manchester, UK)

One of the themes for the library/information conference, Umbrella, is information literacy. Umbrella takes place in Manchester, UK, 2 - 3 July 2013.
There is a call for papers, deadline 30 November. The theme name is Information to best support society: Information and digital literacy in education, work, health and leisure. Suggested topics are: The positive impact of information literacy and the importance of innovation to secure its place in a learning society; The importance of maintaining information literacy development opportunities for people as they move between different settings e.g. school/FE/HE/research/ employment; How Library and Information Professionals are adapting an information literacy offer in a social media context; Developing the developers: explorations with employers and educators to ensure that information literacy practitioners are relevant and appropriate to the environment they operate in. More info at
Photo by Sheila Webber: Bicycles, autumn, Psychology building, November 2012

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