Welcome to the NIDA website
The Network for Information and Digital Access (NIDA) works to promote effective utilization of information and knowledge.
NIDA partners with colleagues and organisations throughout the world to assist:
- networking and sharing of good practice and relevant experience to inform project development and research
- improved ‘literacies’ and digital skills among professional, volunteer and user populations
- dissemination of information, results and local content
- assessment and evaluation of impact
Our main focus is public access to information, communication and interaction with content within a holistic approach.
Genetic Literacy Project (GLP)
25.04.16: The Board of the GLP has issued a new Mission, Financial Transparency and Governorship statement. It confirms that the commitment of the GLP is to promote public awareness and constructive discussion of genetics, biotechnology, evolution and science literacy. Visit the GLP website.
BMJ Global Health
11.04.16 The BMJ Publishing Group Ltd has launched a new online journal BMJ Global Health. Dedicated to addressing the information problem in global health the journal plans to engage with policy makers, funders, researchers, clinicians and frontline healthcare workers in publishing relevant, high-quality peer-reviewed content.
Volume 1, issue 1 DOI: 10.1136/bmjgh-2015-900001 Published 6 April 2016
2nd European Media and Information Literacy Forum, 27 – 29 June 2016
01.04.16: Registration is now open for the 2nd European Media and Information Literacy Forum. Hosted by the National Library of Latvia with a central theme of Citizens’ critical competencies for a democratic, transparent, open, secure and inclusive Information Environment.
Click here for registration form and draft concept note.
Journal of Chemical Education “Special Issue: Chemical Information” J. Chem. Educ., 2016, 93 (3)
21.03.16: The most recent issue of the Journal of Chemical Education (vol. 93 issue 3) focuses on teaching information literacy to chemistry students. Includes 26 papers, grouped into three broad subject areas: Information Skills, Prototypes and Best Practices, and Discovery. They aim to be a resource for ideas and a catalyst for expanding communication and collaboration between chemists and information professionals.
The complete issue is now available.
NordINFOLIT Creating Knowledge conference (CKVIII) 2016
15.03.2016: The Preliminary Programme for the 8th NordINFOLIT (the Nordic collaboration forum for information literacy) conference Practices, Goals and Visions for Information Literacy in Higher Education is now available. View details
European Association for Health Information and Libraries (EAHIL) Conference, Seville
10.03.16: The 15th EAHIL Conference, hosted by the Andalusian eHealth Library, will take place in Seville from 6 -11 June 2016. Outline details for the twelve Continuing Education Courses are available.