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European Information Literacy Conference

ECIL is an annual conference initiated by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University and the Department of Information and Communication Sciences of Zagreb University. 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 […]

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Banned Book Week Sept. 27-Oct. 3

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, it highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community –- librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all […]

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International School Library Month

International School Library Month is fast approaching and may be celebrated for the whole month of October or for any time span within that month that suits a school or library. The theme this year is: The school library rocks. International projects that are underway for 2015 are the ISLM […]

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2016 Picturebook Symposium CFP

1ST Bi-Annual Marantz Picturebook Research Symposium July 24-26, 2016 Kent State University, Kent, Ohio Keynote: Will Hillenbrand, Children’s Book Author and Illustrator CALL FOR PROPOSALS “The Picturebook as an Art Object:” Honoring the life and work of Dr. Kenneth A. Marantz According to Dr. Kenneth A. Marantz, professor of art […]

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2016 Multicultural literature for children conference CFP

The Virginia Hamilton Conference on Multicultural Literature for Children celebrates its 32nd year in 2016 by exploring the role of multicultural literature in celebrating diversity in poetry prose and pictures. Nearly 200 writers, illustrators, librarians, teachers, students and scholars will gather for this inspiring, informative event, scheduled for April 7-8th, […]

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Literacy Day Action

Call to Action: International Literacy Day “Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. It is a tool for daily life in modern society. It is a bulwark against poverty, and a building block of development, an essential complement to investments in roads, dams, clinics and factories. Literacy is a […]

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Literacy Day September 8

International Literacy Day is being celebrated across the world on 8 September, with this year’s theme being Literacy and Sustainable Societies.  School libraries play an important part in the development of literacy by through their services and access to resources. Please help promote the ILD, and the role of school […]

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