The leading theme of this year’s conference are information infrastructure and services and their usage in the era of evolving changes, both technological and social ones. These changes are of often defined as digital revolution. Conference themes cover a wide range of theoretical and practical aspects concerning: modern tools and methods of information activities, information and knowledge organization, shaping of information architecture, the analysis and evaluation of new technologies applied in the social transfer of information and knowledge and their reception among users. We also want to discuss the context of evolution of Information Science as a subfield of Media and Communication. The discussions will focus on the following themes:

  • digital revolution in science, culture, and education
  • digital revolution in libraries, archives, and museums
  • digital revolution in business and public administration
  • management and application of Big Data in science, business, politics, and culture
  • smart technologies in modern information services
  • Internet of Things, Internet of Services
  • smart cities, smart homes, smart devices
  • mobile information services
  • social media and online communities
  • organization of access to research data
  • visualization of information
  • security of information
  • open science, open publishing, open data
  • knowledge organization towards the challenges of the evolving digital revolution
  • information management towards the challenges of the evolving digital revolution
  • information policy towards the challenges of the evolving digital revolution
  • information ethics towards the challenges of the evolving digital revolution
  • ecology of information towards the challenges of the evolving digital revolution
  • users of modern information infrastructure and services
  • media and information literacy towards the challenges of the evolving digital revolution
  • Information Science as a subfield of Media and Communication
  • evolution of the subjects of research in Information Science
  • evolution of research methods in Information Science
  • new concepts of information professionals’ education
  • social and philosophical aspects of modern information technology and information services
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