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:
- networking and sharing of good practice and relevant experience
- informed project and programme development and research
- dissemination of information, especially of local content
- assessment and evaluation of impact
Our main focus is public access to information, especially through models embracing ICT4D (Information and Communication Technologies for Development) within a holistic approach.
"Taxonomy of Literacies"
"Taxonomy of Literacies", Journal of Documentation, Vol. 71 Issue 3
20.04.15 Following a review of literature, Peter Howard Stordy of Sheffield University identified two significant dimensions of literacy. These were used to create a literacy framework to enable the classification of literacies and literacy types i.e. a taxonomy of literacies that are directly or indirectly related to digital technologies.
Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference
14.04.15: June 17-20th 2015, Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Under the broad theme ‘Information & media literacy for lifelong learning: digital citizenship for a digital age.
Final Program now available.
9th International Conference on e-Learning
04.04.15: 21 – 24 July 2015 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
- Organisational Strategy and Management Issues;
- Technological Issues
- e-Learning Curriculum Development Issues;
- Instructional Design Issues
- e-Learning Delivery Issues; e-Learning Research Methods and Approaches
- e-Skills and Information Literacy for Learning
ECIL (European Conference on Information Literacy) 2015
Information Literacy in the Green - Tallinn, Estonia, 19-22 October 2015
Organized by the Institute of Information Studies of Tallinn University the main themes will include: Information Literacy, Media Literacy, Smart Lifestyle and Environmental Sustainability.
01.04.15: The first issue of this year of Information Research has been published. View
eLearning Africa 2015, Enriching Tomorrow
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 20-22 May 2015
Keynote speakers include:
- Mark Surman, Executive Director of the Mozilla Foundation and campaigner for an open Internet
- Sophia Bekele, international entrepreneur, ICT and development policy advisor and philanthropist
- Shai Reshef, Founder & President of the University of the People