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Conference on Learning Information Literacy across the Globe

Frankfurt am Main, Germany
10th of May 2019


The registration is handled by the EasyChair system.

  • Please go to easychair.org and login or register there. You may need to validate your email-address.
  • Visit the conference page and fill the registration form there (register yourself up right) by providing the necessary information. Submit and make sure it is validated... Voilà!
  • From now on, you are a registered participant and may be requested to actualize the registration. (e.g. to indicate which session will be visited when we shall have the programme)
  • Proceed with the travel arrangements, considering travelling tips.

The registration is offered at no cost thanks to our sponsor.
The first phase of the registration is open to anyone untill March 31st.
Later registrations will be accepted in the limit of the places.


The conference takes place: Friday 10th of May 2019. The programme structure is likely to be similar to the following:

  • Get together on Thursday evening
  •  9:00-10:00: keynote
  • 10:00-11:30: parallel sessions
  • 11:30-12:30: keynote
  • 12:30-13:30: lunch on-site
  • 13:30-14:30: keynote
  • 14:30-16:00: parallel sessions
  • 16:00-17:00: panel
  • 17:30-18:30: interactive workshop
  • Get together on Friday evening


The conference takes place at the DIPF | German Institute for Educational Research.
Rostocker Strasse 6, 60323 Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

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The ILO Conference on Learning Information Literacy across the Globe is brought to you by the ILO Erasmus. The conference papers will be revised by an international committee made of the following disciplines:

  • information-scientists
  • media-pedagogy
  • psychologists
  • media-scientists
  • scientific-libraries
  • learning-technologies

The conference is organized by Information Center for Education of the German Research Center for International Educational Research (DIPF).

Scientific chair: Marc Rittberger with the help of Alexander Botte.
Local chair: Paul Libbrecht with the help Rachel Ghebrehawariat and others.

Guest speakers

Jannica Heinstrom

on flow and stigma in everyday information mastering of youth

Jan Schneider

on supporting the learning process with interactive technologies

Stefan Dreisiebner

introducing the ILO-MOOC


The following full papers have been accepted for the conference. They shall be complemented by short papers and posters.

  • Trudi Jacobson, Thomas Mackey and Kelsey O'Brien, Developing Metaliterate Citizens: Designing and Delivering Enhanced Global Learning Opportunities
  • Andrew Whitworth and Lee Webster, Digital and information literacy as discursive mapping of an information landscape
  • Angela Fessl, Sabine Barthold, Ilija Simic and Viktoria Pammer-Schindler, Concept and development of an Information Literacy Curriculum Widget
  • Shirley Chiu-Wing Wong and Johnny Yuen The InfoLit Project (2015-18): A collaboration among eight university libraries in Hong Kong
  • Stefan Jongen, Jaro Pichel, Frederike Vernimmen-de Jong and Harm Hospers, Analysing Informed Learning at Maastricht University
  • Helena Keck and Tamara Heck, Improving tagging literacy to enhance metadata and retrieval for open educational resources
  • Dennis Kim-Prieto, Wither Information Literacy?
  • Paul Libbrecht, Stefan Dreisiebner, Björn Buchal and Anna Polzer, Creating a Multilingual MOOC Content for Information Literacy: A Workflow


Programme Committee

Manuel Area-MoreiraDavid BawdenÁngel BorregoAlexander BotteJuan Jose Bote VericadStefan DreisiebnerStefanie ElbeshausenJoachim GriesbaumMiguel Ángel Marzal García-QuismondJosé Antonio Gómez-HernándezJoachim GriesbaumCarolin HahnelTheo HugMate JuricMate KosorUlrike CressPaul LibbrechtAnne-Kathrin MeyerThomas MandlWolfgang MüllerAnela Nikčević-MilkovićJavier Onrubia GoñiFranjo PeharWolf RauchMarc RittbergerLyn RobinsonChristian SchlöglSonja ŠpiranecIvanka StričevićSanjica Faletar TanackovićCristóbal UrbanoZoran VelagićPolona VilarChrista Womser-HackerVlasta ZabukovecMichaela ZemanekMaja Žumer


The conference will cover the following topics.

Learning to swim...

Information literacy (IL) as a learning process

Resources to swim...

Digital learning resources for IL (e.g. MOOCs, scenarios, OERs)

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Cultural diversity of information literacy

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Information-literacy in connection to other literacy concepts

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Comparative studies of curricula with an IL lens


Do you want to submit a paper? Please see the Call for papers.

For scientific inquiries, please contact Marc Rittberger or Alexander Botte.
For practical inquiries, please contact Paul Libbrecht.

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