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Tuesday, 12 April 2016
MmIT 2016 Conference - Digital Citizenship : What is the library's role?
Andy Tattersall is secretary of the Cilip MmIT Committee and this year they will be hosting their fourth conference in Sheffield at The Edge conference centre on the theme of Digital Citizen. Calls for papers are now taking place, details below. MmIT's remit is to promote the use of technologies within the library and information sector.
A conference which explores and discusses several digital citizenship themes and the role and responsibility of the library and the librarian in supporting citizenry in the digital world.
Keep your diary clear on 12th-13th September 2016 so you can come and join us for our annual conference!
Digital citizenship is a term often used to describe how people acquire and use their digital and online skills and experiences in order to further achieve and develop in their personal, professional and social roles. MmIT believe that libraries across all sectors play a significant role in supporting and developing digital citizenship with our user communities.
With four expert keynote speakers confirmed, the conference seeks to facilitate discussion and the sharing of good practice in answer to some of these questions plus more, with colleagues from across all sectors of the library and information world.
Call for papers
Have you got something to say about the library's role in digital citizenship? Respond to our call for papers now! Deadline 5:00pm Monday 16th May.