1st Call for Papers: European Conference on Information Literacy in Tallinn, Estonia, 19-22 October 2015

Tallinn University invites you to attend their 3rd European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL 2015), to be held between 19 and 22 October 2015, in Tallinn, Estonia.

Conference web page: http://ecil2015.ilconf.org

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European Conference on Information Literacy ECIL is an annual conference initiated by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University and the Department of Information and Communication Sciences of the University of Zagreb. It is organized and hosted by a different European partner each year.

ECIL 2015 conference will be organized by the Institute of Information Studies of Tallinn University and held from 19-22 October 2015, at Tallinn University, Estonia.

ECIL conference committees include over hundred distinguished experts from over sixty countries. The language of the Conference is English.

Aim & Scope

Information Literacy, Media Literacy, Smart Lifestyle and Environmental Sustainability being the Conference's main theme, ECIL aims to bring together researchers, information professionals, media specialists, educators, enviromentalists, sustainability experts, policy makers, employers and all other related parties from around the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss recent developments and current challenges in both theory and practice.

In the Conference, apart from all aspects of Information Literacy (please visit the Conference website for a detailed list of topics) the contribution of information literacy to the smart lifestyle and green society issues will be explored. All participants of the conference have an opportunity to participate and set an example in this process of smart and sustainable development for society.

Important Dates

First call: 10 December, 2014
Second call: 12 January 2015
Third call: 10 March 2015
Abstract submission deadline: 16 March 2015
Notification of acceptance for abstracts: 27 April 2015
Deadline for submitting final versions of abstracts: 15 May 2015
Registration starts: 2 June 2015
Full-text submission deadline: 15 June 2015
Notification of acceptance for full-texts: 1 July 2015
Deadline for submitting final versions of full-texts: 15 July 2015
Early registration deadline: 15 July 2015
Author registration deadline: 30 July 2015
Conference sessions: 19-22 October 2015

Paper Submission

The conference will be composed of several types of contributions, such as full papers, posters, PechaKucha (short presentations), best practices, workshops, panels, invited talks, doctoral forum, each has different requirements and restrictions regarding the length, time allocation and content. Contributions should be prepared using the templates available through the Conference website and submitted electronically via the conference management system. At least one of the authors should register online via Conference website and take part at the conference to make the presentation.

Contributions will be peer-reviewed and the authors will be notified of the outcome. Review process will be run in two cycles. First cycle is for abstracts and the second is for full-texts (only for the contributions in paper category). Final copies of the accepted contributions should be sent in by deadlines indicated above, in order for them to be included in both the book of abstracts and the proceedings book.


Conference Secretariat: ecil2015@tlu.ee

Sirje Virkus, Co-chair of ECIL 2015 and Chair of the Local Organizing Committee, sirje.virkus@tlu.ee
Serap Kurbanoğlu, General Co-chair and Co-chair of ECIL 2015, kurbanogluserap@gmail.com
Sonja Špiranec, General Co-chair and Co-chair of ECIL 2015, sspiran@ffzg.hr