Research


In this blog post, Stéphane Goldstein, Executive Director of InformAll and Advocacy and Outreach Officer of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, describes the TeenTech Awards day at Buckingham Palace, which he attended at the end of February 2019. Spending an afternoon at Buckingham Palace isn’t a usual part of my working life, but that’s where I found myself on an unseasonably warm […]

Event


The Icepops 2019 (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars) draft programme is now available! Icepops 2019 will be held at the South Halls Venue, University of Edinburgh on Wednesday 26th June 2019. There are optional tours of  St Cecilia’s Hall, a Georgian Music Hall in Edinburgh, and the opportunity to attend the meeting of the international […]

News


In this guest blog post, Philip Russell, Convenor of the Library Association of Ireland Literacies Committee and member of Media Literacy Ireland, provides an overview of the Be Media Smart Campaign (18th March – 7th April 2019). The Library Association of Ireland was approached in December 2018 by Media Literacy Ireland (MLI), with a view to how the Association could partner […]



Each year the CILIP Information Literacy Group offers awards in Information Literacy : the Information Literacy Award and the Digital Award for Information Literacy. The former is open to all practitioners, researchers and academics working in any sector in the information literacy field within the United Kingdom. The winning individual or team will receive £500 for personal use and £500 for their nominated charity. The latter recognises […]

News


The Western Balkans Information and Media Literacy Conference (WBIMLC) 2019 will take place at the Hotel Opal, Bihać, Bosnia & Herzegovina on 20th and 21st June 2019. The call for papers is now open. Papers are being welcomed on the conference theme of Freedom, Accuracy and Truth. The closing date for submissions is 10th May 2019. The keynote speakers confirmed for […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am half of the Library & Information Schools Representative, job-sharing with Geoff Walton. When did you join and why? I joined the ILG when I was working as a teaching librarian in the United States because I was interested in the UK’s strong heritage of IL research and practice and wanted to […]

News


The call for papers is now out for open sessions for the Information Literacy Section at the IFLA World Congress which is being held in Athens, Greece between 24th and 30th August 2019. The theme this year is Information Literacy in Context: Research Informing Practice and Practice Informing Research. Suggested topics for papers are: – Frameworks, guidelines and standards for information literacy […]

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A reminder that bookings are currently being taken for LILAC 2019, with the early bird rate only available until 2nd February 2019. The bookings for LILAC will close on Wednesday 3rd April 2019. The Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference will be hosted at the University of Nottingham between 24th-26th April 2019. A draft programme for the event is now available, plus […]

Announcement


https://informationliteracy.eu/conference/ The international Conference on Learning Information Literacy across the Globe will be held on the 10th of May 2019 at the German Research Centre for International Educational Research (DIPF), Frankfurt Main, Germany. The Conference is a final part of the Erasmus+ Project Information Literacy Online, a European project to improve students’ competencies. In November 2016 the EU project Information Literacy Online […]

News


In this blog post, Catherine McManamon, the CILIP Information Literacy Group’s training officer, discusses the information literacy planning in higher education for the year ahead, and the benefits of taking a team based approach for inspiration and support. For most academic librarians with a teaching and learning remit, it’s that time of year when the work calendar starts looking ominously full. Bookings for “Library” sessions are […]