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ILG New Professionals – exciting plans for 2022!

By Adrian Vaughan and the CILIP Information Literacy Group’s New Professionals Sub-committee Dunghills rise, and castles fall, for we are equal, one and all. That’s my toast to the new year, as we all still find ourselves living through unprecedented times, continuing to take care of ourselves and each other, and I hope, like me, …

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Bursary places: ILG’s Game-based Learning for Information Literacy Teaching

Tickets are now available for the CILIP Information Literacy Group’s forthcoming online event: Game-based Learning for Information Literacy Teaching (full event details and standard booking information). The Information Literacy Group is offering four bursary places for this event, which will take place on Monday, February 21st, 10am-1pm: Two for ILG members Two for BAME CILIP …

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Launch of new MOOC on MIL and disinformation

Monday, November 15th, 2021 will see the launch of a new, free MOOC – Disinformation Step by Step – that focuses on the topics of Media & Information Literacy and disinformation. Produced by the YouVerify project and funded by European Union, the MOOC is a four-week online course that is divided into six modules: critical …

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The Media and Information Literacy Alliance: a timely initiative

How might information literacy be better recognised as a vital contribution to society? This is a question which the Information Literacy Group, among others, has been pondering for years. We have been acutely aware that, though librarians have long recognised the importance of IL, in the UK (and particularly in England) it has been more …

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Events for UNESCO Global Media and Information Literacy Week

As part of UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy Week (24 – 31 October 2021), the CILIP Information Literacy Group is promoting three exciting free events with Library and Information departments at UK universities. The paths, nodes and edges of information literacy research Thursday 28th October, 10am-11am UK time This event will provide insight into …

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Shut Up and Write: writing retreat for Advance HE Fellowship applicants

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is pleased to host a “Shut Up and Write” session for HE or FE colleagues writing applications for Advance HE fellowships at Associate, Fellow and Senior Fellow level. Taking place on Monday, November 8th, this is a half-day online event providing time, space and guidance for HE or FE colleagues …

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ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals – introducing David Smith

Continuing with our series welcoming the new members of the ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals, we’d like to introduce David Smith. The purpose of this group is to bring together new library professionals and contribute towards the work of the Information Literacy Group. What is your role in the committee? I am a new member …

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Information Literacy Programme co-creation in the workplace: Information Scrutiny for Parliamentary Research (Part 4)

In this guest blog post, Anne-Lise Harding shares some of the practitioner research she has carried out during her first year working in the House of Commons library with Select Committees, and the specificities of their information literacy needs. Anne-Lise is Senior Liaison Librarian at the House of Commons and the Government Libraries Sector Representative …

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Information Literacy Group vacancy: Further Education Representative

The CILIP Information Literacy Group have an exciting opening to join our team. We are recruiting for a Further Education (FE) representative to share their professional knowledge of their sector. This is a perfect opportunity for an FE Learning Resources professional to make a significant contribution to the group. We are looking for applicants who will …

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CILIP & ILG respond to Government’s Media Literacy Strategy

In July 2021, the Department of Digital, Media, Culture and Sport (DCMS) published its long-awaited Online Media Literacy Strategy. This is a significant development, as it is the first time that the UK Government has set out a strategic framework that addresses the know-how that people need to make sense of the online media world. …

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