EnIL - European Network on Information Literacy

Focus on: IL Policies

Basili, C. A Framework for Analyzing and Comparing Information Literacy Policies in European Countries, pp. 395-418 in:
Library Trends, Volume 60, Number 2, Fall 2011 - Information Literacy Beyond the Academy, Part I: Towards Policy Formulation John Crawford, Issue Editor

EnIL overview

The European network on Information Literacy (EnIL) aims at opening a discourse on Information Literacy at European level, in order to promote the establishment of a Culture of Information in Europe.


Highlights

Exploratory workshop: Innovatory approach promoting open access to scientific information by information literacy
Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania
A workshop on ‘Innovative approaches concerning the promotion of open access to scientific information by information literacy’ will be held on 14 and 15 November at the Transilvania University, Brasov, Romania

 

International Conference “Media and Information Literacy for Knowledge Societies International Conference “Media and Information Literacy for Knowledge Societies”  took place on 24-28 June, 2012 in Moscow, Russian Federation. The conference was hold under the framework of the Russian chairmanship in the UNESCO Information for All Programme (IFAP) Intergovernmental Council and is Russia’s contribution to the implementation of the Programme’s Strategic Plan.

 

 


The EMPATIC Project

Empatic EnIL activities on Higher Education provide the sound scientific basis for EMPATIC (Empowering Autonomous Learnin Through Information Competencies Project) funded by Education and Culture DG - Lifelong Learning Programme. The Empatic website has been hosted and maintained within EnIL beyond the formal end of the project (March 2012). EMPATIC web site is available  HERE

 

The European Observatory on IL Policies and Research

The European Observatory on IL Policies and Research is an online portal to European initiatives –mainly policies and research projects - related to Information Literacy, with special focus on the Higher Education context.

To date (January 2012) the EnILObservatory has been developed for Austria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Spain, and consists of more than 600 web pages. Work is in progress to further upgrade and extend the Observatory to all European countries.To suggest a new initiative, please send an email.

for further information please contact Carla Basili