Welcome to the NIDA website

The Network for Information and Digital Access (NIDA) works to promote utilisation of information through library and information services.

NIDA partners with colleagues and organisations throughout the world to assist:

Our main focus is public access to information, especially through models embracing ICT4D (Information and Communication Technologies for Development) within a holistic approach.


eLearning Africa 2015, Enriching Tomorrow

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 20-22 May 2015 

15.12.14  The call for proposals is now approaching! The sub themes offered include: Investing in Skills,  Post 2015 Developing and Implementing Policy, Tomorrow's ICT, The Age of Openness, Local Cultures, Diversity and ICT, Developing ICT Competence offered as a guide. Call for Proposals deadline: January 15, 2015


Journal of Information Literacy: new issue now available

Volume 8, issue 2 (2014) has been now published. It includes the following (PDF's available from links):


Broadening the scope of information literacy in 2015: beyond libraries, Jane Secker


Fostering the integration of information literacy and journalism practice: a long-term study of journalism students, Margy Elizabeth MacMillan

Developing a new approach to information literacy learning design, Sarah McNicol, Emily Shields

Faculty-library collaboration: two pedagogical approaches, Karen Marie Øvern

Articles from LILAC

The value of collaboration: raising confidence and skills in information literacy with first year Initial Teacher Education students, Sarah Purcell, Rachel Barrell

Special Section: Information Literacy in Schools

Guest editorial: Information literacy in schools,  Ross J Todd

An examination of information literacy instruction on the information seeking skills of primary school children in Jamaica: an experiment using grade six students, Kerry-Ann Rodney-Wellington

Practices of ambiguity: becoming "information literate" in two Norwegian schools, Margrethe B. Søvik

Professional self-efficacy and role perception of school librarians and their impact on the development of students' information literacy: an evidence-based study, Ruth Ash-Argyle, Snunith Shoham