INFOLIB-Uzbekistan 2023 XII National Information Library Week
INFOLIB and Young librarians forum 2023
"Empowering Communities in the Digital Age: Advancing Digital Literacy Through Libraries"
October 24, 2023
Tashkent, Uzbekistan


TBEC_2022In a world where technology is becoming increasingly ubiquitous, the importance of digital literacy cannot be overstated. Libraries play a crucial role in promoting digital literacy, and this event provides an opportunity to explore and share best practices in this area. Annually, the National Library of Uzbekistan hosts a week dedicated to an information library that also includes the Forum of Young Librarians in its frames. The INFOLIB will take place from October 23 to 27, 2023. The INFOLIB aims to gather librarians and share knowledge and experience with colleagues working in the library field. The event celebrates libraries' pivotal role in advancing digital literacy and empowering collaboration and knowledge sharing among information professionals worldwide. The Learning Resource Centre (LRC) of WIU will be hosting a conference titled "Empowering Communities in the Digital Age: Advancing Digital Literacy Through Libraries." as part of the XII National Information Library Week INFOLIB on October 24, 2023. The event brings together experts, professionals, and enthusiasts from the library sector to discuss and share insights on digital literacy and its impact on communities. The conference aims to remind the rapid pace of technological change and its challenges to individuals and communities. Digital literacy is about mastering specific tools and technologies and, developing critical thinking skills, ethical awareness, and navigating complex digital ecosystems.

Key Objectives:

  • Student Engagement: The librarians will have a chance to learn directly from esteemed professionals how to engage students in active library usage, gaining valuable insights into the latest trends, technologies, and strategies for advancing digital literacy.
  • Enhancing Digital Literacy: Through informative presentations, interactive sessions, and discussions, the event aims to enhance participants' understanding of digital literacy and equip them with practical skills to promote academic support for library users.
  • Advancing library services: Participants will be introduced to the ways and techniques to benefit librarians and visitors.
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