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The winners of bursary places at LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference in Nottingham in April 2019 have been announced. To have a truly engaging conference, the CILIP Information Literacy Group and the conference organising committee believe we need delegates who bring a variety of perspectives and backgrounds. We therefore offer conference places to applicants in certain under-represented sectors and communities. Bursaries […]

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Looking for an opportunity to become more involved with supporting information literacy? We’re recruiting to our committee! The CILIP Information Literacy Group have an exciting opportunity to join our team, in the role of Treasurer. We are looking for a dynamic and innovative individual to join our enthusiastic group, helping us to develop and build upon our successful work and […]

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Jacqueline Geekie, Public Library Representative for the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG), has kindly provided a report on the recent event on “Digital competencies for digital citizenship: an emerging agenda for students, academics and libraries in partnership”, which took place on October 31st in Aberdeen as part of UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy Week. Additional reports on the ILG’s other […]



Bookings are now being taken for the latest CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) event, Information Literacy Teaching for New(er) Professionals, which will take place at the University of the West of England’s Frenchay campus in Bristol on Monday, March 4th, 2019. Particularly suited to new professionals or those new to teaching information literacy and associated skills, this day will introduce […]

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Kate Grigsby, Senior Library Skills Advisor at the University of Sheffield, introduces the Fake News Game that she and colleagues use as part of their induction offer for new students.  New first year students at the University of Sheffield were invited to play our fake news game as part of library induction and the response was incredible. So much so […]

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Adam Edwards and Vanessa Hill of the Sheppard Library, Middlesex University, have kindly provided us with a guest post on the development of their teaching practice and the innovative approaches and resources they use when supporting the development of their students’ information literacy skills. Game On: Enhancing engagement, interaction and reflection in library workshops – Adam Edwards and Vanessa Hill (The […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group is delighted to announce that the call for presentations for LILAC 2019 is now open. LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference will take place from 24th to 26th April 2019 and will be hosted by the University of Nottingham. The LILAC committee and our local reps have been working hard to prepare what we are sure will […]

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Rosie Jones, LILAC Co-Chair, reports on the latest meeting of the conference committee as they make preparations for LILAC 2019, which will take place at the University of Nottingham on April 24-26, 2019. Friday, September 14 saw the LILAC committee all assemble at Nottingham to see our 2019 conference venue and to share how our plans are progressing. It is […]

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The organising committee of LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference, currently have an exciting opportunity to join the team, in the role of Sponsorship Development Manager. LILAC 2019 will take place at the University of Nottingham on 24-26 April 2019. We are looking for dynamic and innovative individuals to join our enthusiastic team, helping us develop and build upon our successful conference. […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group are pleased to announce a new workshop, “Weighed down by words”, which will take place at “The Circle” in Sheffield on 15th November, 2018. The workshop introduces an approach to help students develop their academic writing and information literacy skills, and will be led by Stewart Hilland of Sheffield Hallam University. Find out more and […]