Dan Pullinger

Jorum launches Information and Digital Literacy Skills Collection

Jorum, the established home of free open educational resources produced by the UK Further and Higher Education community, has launched its long-awaited Information and Digital Literacy Skills Collection. This follows the successful creation earlier this year of a collection for Research Data Management (RDM) resources, as a result of Jorum’s involvement in the Jisc-funded DaMSSI-ABC …

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European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL), 22-25 October, 2013, Istanbul

Several members of the CILIP Information Literacy Group Committee recently attended the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in Istanbul, Turkey. The conference’s main theme was Information Literacy, Media Literacy and Lifelong Learning, but a wide range of topics was covered during the four-day event. Nancy Graham (IL Group Committee Chair) and Jane Secker (JIL …

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IL Group Committee is recruiting for another Training Officer!

The CILIP Information Literacy Group Committee is looking to recruit a Training Officer, to work alongside our current Training Officer. If you would like to be considered for the role,  which is in a voluntary capacity, please write a brief personal statement (no more than 500 words) indicating your ability to undertake the activities listed in the …

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Research information literacy and digital scholarship good practice shortlist announced

A report published yesterday highlights good practice examples designed to enhance the information literacy skills and know-how of postgraduate students and early career researchers in UK higher education. On behalf of the Research Information and Digital Literacies Coalition (RIDLs), the Research Information Network (RIN) and Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL) have announced …

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Project CoPILOT is underway!

The University of Birmingham and London School of Economics and Political Science are working with the Communication and Information Sector of UNESCO on a short project funded by JISC and the Higher Education Academy under Phase 3 of their UK open educational resources (OER) programme. Project CoPILOT (Community of Practice for Information Literacy Online Teaching) …

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Building a community of practice for sharing information literacy resources as OERs

On 14th August 2012, the CILIP Information Literacy Group is sponsoring a free workshop (11am-3pm) at the University of Birmingham to discuss how the library community in UK can facilitate the sharing of information literacy resources as open educational resources. The workshop will involve producing a way forward for how we can work together to …

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Missing Link: Making the Connection Between IL and excellent student experience

by Rebecca Mogg – Membership Officer I was offered the opportunity to attend this one day conference at Birmingham City University on 19 March and help out on the CSG Information Literacy Group stand during lunch and coffee. A great deal for me as I got to sit on most of the presentations at this …

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Project on information literacy Open Educational Resources

The CILIP CSG-Information Literacy group are delighted to be partnering with UNESCO to collaborate on a new project to highlight information literacy open educational resources in the UK. Jane Secker (LSE) and Nancy Graham (University of Birmingham) are representing the group. With this aim we are conducting a short survey of librarians to gather information …

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