According to EMMILE Programme, on Feb. 28, 2012, morning, Carla Basili will be introducing the session with the following speech:
“Information Literacy: Another Missed Opportunity for Libraries?”
Carla Basili is Senior Researcher at the Italian National Research Council and Associate Professor of Methodologies of Scientific Information at Sapienza University in Rome. She has been Associate Professor of Documentation at the Macerata University (1995-2007) and the Lumsa University in Rome (1998-2008), Vice-president of the Italian Association for Advanced Documentation (1998-2004) and Italian delegate in the European Council of Information Associations (ECIA) (1997-2004).
Carla Basili is Co-ordinator and initiator (since 2001) of the European network on Information Literacy (EnIL) and of the European Observatory on Information Literacy Policies and Research (since 2006). Her research interests focus on Scientific Information, Information Literacy and Scientific Information Policies.
Selected authored books: La biblioteca in rete: strategie e servizi nella Società dell’Informazione (1998), La biblioteca virtuale: accesso a risorse informative in rete (1994) (with C. Pettenati). Selected edited books: Information literacy in Europe. A first insight into the state of the art of information literacy in the European Union (2003), Information Literacy at the crossroad of Education and Information Policies in Europe (2008), The Observatory on Information Literacy Policies and Research in Europe (2009) and Sinergie invisibili. Ricerca e Informazione Scientifica nell’Economia della Conoscenza (2010).
Just published: Basili, C. A Framework for Analyzing and Comparing Information Literacy Policies in European Countries, Library Trends, 60(2), In: Information Literacy Beyond the Academy, Part I: Towards Policy Formulation /John Crawford, Issue Editor, pp.395-418
Carla will be also facilitating e coordinating facilitating the EMPATIC Workshop on: “Academic Sector” on Feb. 29, afternoon.