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.
ECIL (European Conference on Information Literacy) 2015
12.03.15: 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.
Third Call for papers issued; abstract submission deadline: 16 March 2015
9th International Conference on e-Learning
10.03.15: 21 – 24 July 2015 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
1st call extension: submissions until 10 April 2015. View details
LILAC2015 Conference 8 -10 April 2015
06.03.15: Full details of programme, with abstracts, now available including:
- Creative IL
- IL for under 18s
- IL and employability
- Delivering IL through new technologies
- Research based IL
- Outreach and collaboration
eLearning Africa 2015, Enriching Tomorrow
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 20-22 May 2015
Details of e-Learning Africa are being constantly added and updated. A video of an interview with Dr Aida Opoku Mensa, Special Advisor to the executive secretary on the post-2015 development agenda at the UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) is also now available.
Western Balkan Information Literacy Conference
Bihać, Bosnia and Herzegovina, June 17-20th 2015
01.03.15 Under the broad theme ‘Information & media literacy for lifelong learning: digital citizenship for a digital age. View details
Abstracts submission deadline April 17, 2015