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The CILIP Information Literacy Group currently has a number of vacancies on its revamped Communications Team, and is recruiting now! We are looking for three dynamic and committed individuals to join our team of volunteers and help us make further exciting developments to our communications activity across a range of platforms, including this website, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube, and more. We have two different roles […]

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Claire Packham, Chair of the LILAC Committee, introduces FestivIL by LILAC, an exciting new online event taking place in July 2021. Back in December, the LILAC committee had to take the difficult decision to postpone LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference for the second year in a row. We considered whether moving LILAC online was an option but decided that, given […]

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The Annual General Meeting of the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) will take place online on Monday, April 26th using Zoom. Attendance at the AGM is free and is open to all ILG members. If you have not yet signed up and would like to join us for the online meeting, please complete this short online form so that we can arrange access for […]

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An exciting position has opened up at the Journal of Information Literacy for a Statistician/Bibliometrician. This voluntary position offers the opportunity to develop your skills and work with a great team at a diamond open-access journal. Post title: Journal of Information Literacy – Statistician / Bibliometrician To apply:  Please send a statement of interest/qualifications, of no more than 500 words, and a CV […]

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Dr Geoff Walton, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Languages, Information & Communication at Manchester Metropolitan University, considers the role of inoculation theory in tackling misinformation. The events on Capitol Hill in Washington DC demonstrated very graphically what happens when people are no longer able to discern fact from fiction. As information literacy specialists, we have work to do, but it […]

Information Literacy Group


The CILIP Information Literacy Group currently has a number of vacancies on its revamped Communications Team, and is recruiting now! We are looking for three dynamic and committed individuals to join our team of volunteers and help us make further exciting developments to our communications activity across a range of platforms, including this website, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube, and more. We have two different roles […]

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The Annual General Meeting of the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) will take place online on Monday, April 26th using Zoom. The group’s Annual Report for 2020/21 will be formally presented at the meeting. Date: Monday, April 26th Time: 12:00-13:00 (BST) Venue: Online Attendance at the AGM is free and is open to all ILG members. If you would like to […]

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We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Meg Westbury as the new Managing Editor for the Journal of Information Literacy. Meg will be taking on the role from Michelle O’Connell, who successfully undertook the role for the last four years. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Michelle for her warmth, professionalism and contribution to the journal. Meg will begin to act as […]

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Health Information Week (5th-11th July 2021) is a multi-sector, week-long, health information campaign: it’s about raising the profile of health literacy; offering a platform for collaborative working between different partners; and reminding us all what good, reliable, health information looks like. 2020’s Health Information Week was not without its challenges (notably, a pandemic), but past participants have given us six […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of an exciting new Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. Barbara Fister, the series’ Contributing Editor, has kindly contributed a guest blog post to explain more about the initiative and to introduce the premier essay in the series, “Lizard People […]