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.


ECIL (European Conference on Information Literacy) 2015

12.03.15: Information Literacy in the GreenTallinn, 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:

Themes include:

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