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 […]

LibraryCamp Camp


We’re pleased to announce that the Information Literacy Group is sponsoring #LibraryCampCamp, a new Library Learning Festival on 8th / 9th September 2018. Bookings are now open! It aims to be a family friendly, affordable, weekend Learning Festival for anyone associated with libraries and the information profession and will be held at Beaudesert Activity Centre in Staffordshire. LibraryCamp Camp will […]

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The Journal of Information Literacy is currently seeking two volunteers to review two new books. Both would probably suit practitioners rather than academics: *         https://www.alastore.ala.org/content/leveraging-wikipedia-connecting-communities-knowledge *         https://www.alastore.ala.org/content/framing-information-literacy-pil73-teaching-grounded-theory-pedagogy-and-practice-6-volume Book reviews are usually 750-1,000 words long and submission deadlines for these reviews will be the end of September this year. If you would like to volunteer […]

Coffee Meeting


The Information Literacy website editorial team recently invited Anne-Lise Harding to write a blog post for the website in her capacity as the Further Education representative on the CILIP Information Literacy Group Committee. In it she talks about information literacy in France and gives us a history lesson in the French education system and recent reforms. She invites us to consider some […]

Coffee Meeting


The Information Literacy website editorial team recently invited Dr. Jane Secker to write a blog post for the website in her capacity as chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group. In it she talks about the hard work that goes into running a special interest group; the new CILIP definition of information literacy; her new job at City, University of London; teaching […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group is sponsoring a one day workshop aimed at university copyright officers or specialists, hosted by Universities UK and GuildHE Copyright Working Group (CNAC). The day will include a keynote presentation from Dr Emily Hudson, Kings College London who will provide a global perspective on copyright exceptions in the library, education and cultural heritage sectors. The morning will […]

Announcement


A quick reminder that the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) have two new workshops still open for bookings. There is just a couple of weeks left to book onto the Information Literacy for New(er) Professionals in Sheffield! Information Literacy Teaching for New(er) Professionals, 16th April, Sheffield. https://ilnew.eventbrite.co.uk This full day workshop will introduce models of Information Literacy and some basic […]

Teaching


Sarah George is a subject librarian at the University of Bradford. In 2017 she gained National Teaching Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) for recognition of the information literacy work that she is carrying out in her workplace. Such information literacy work allows librarians working in Higher Education to apply to the HEA to seek accreditation for their teaching. Read […]

News


Launched on the 11th December 2017 through partnership between NHS England, Public Health England, Health Education England and the Community Health and Learning Foundation, a new health literacy toolkit is now available. This new resource offers a range of resources to help health care workers with tools and techniques which they can use in everyday practice. According to the Royal College of General […]