Emily Selvidge

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Call for abstracts – Diversifying, decentring and decolonising academic libraries

The New Review of Academic Librarianship is an international journal that publishes reviews, research, critiques and exemplar case studies on substantive topics relevant to those providing library and information services to academic communities. The themed issue for 2023 will be Diversifying, decentring and decolonising academic libraries in which we hope to cover the broad topic

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LILAC 2022: Reflections from the New Professionals subcommittee

In April, two members of the ILG New Professionals subcommittee attended the 3 day LILAC conference in Manchester. Katie Wise and Frankie Marsh discuss what they enjoyed, learned and will take away from the conference. What was your favourite thing about LILAC? Frankie: My favourite thing was meeting and talking to people in person! For

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Call for proposals: Information literacy and society

An interesting opportunity has arisen via the Media and Information Literacy Alliance (MILA) to undertake a comprehensive review of information literacy from 2005 onwards. Please read on for further details. This post has been republished with permission from MILA and the original post is available on the MILA website. The Media and Information Literacy Alliance

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Is this a genuine article…….and how would we know?

In our latest blog post, Sarah Pavey, the School Libraries representative for the CILIP Information Literacy Group, talks about current ways that are normally used to teach fake news and instead suggests that a flipped approach is best. We may settle down and watch the latest episode on television of members of the public delving

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How might literature-based studies work better for academics, students and librarians?

In this guest blog post, Darren Flynn, Academic Liaison Manager, Library and Learning Services at the University of Northampton, talks about assigned systematic reviews in a higher education and allied health setting. This post is an expansion of Darren’s thoughts that he first expressed in a Twitter thread. Over recent years it’s become increasing common

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Speaking our truths: honouring diverse learners within models of information literacy

In this blog post, Alison Hicks, the CILIP Information Literacy Group rep for Higher Education and LIS, talks about an article she inadvertently found that she related to both personally and professionally and her thoughts on how diverse learners are represented within models of information literacy. During my sabbatical this spring, I read an article

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Reflecting on my own information literacy as a health knowledge specialist

In this blog post, Pip Divall, CILIP Information Literacy Group’s Health Libraries rep, reflects on her own information literacy practice while working in the NHS in the role of Clinical Librarian Service Manager. Working in the NHS is an ever-changing environment and my original reasons for becoming a librarian were because I bore easily, so

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