We are bidding farewell to Rebecca Mogg, who after more than a decade on the committee is stepping down as Deputy Chair of the Information Literacy Group. A founder member of the ILG, Becky has worked hard for the committee and for the promotion of information literacy over the years. We would like to thank Becky for all her work, […]



LILAC CONFERENCE WEBINAR 4: LILAC Reflections: What I learnt at LILAC Monday, 11th April 2016 Online, 14.00 – 15.00 GMT This year, the CILIP Information Literacy Group is running a series of webinars to support our annual conference, LILAC. The fourth in this series will be presented by Jane Secker, Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, and Lisa Jeskins, Chair […]



The LILAC Conference 2016 took place at University College Dublin last week. At the conference the winners of various Information Literacy Awards were announced. The winners this year are: The Information Literacy Award recognises an outstanding UK or Ireland-based IL practitioner. This year the award was won by Yin Min Tun and the runner up was Elizabeth Hutchinson. For more […]



The Library and Information Research journal has put out a call for papers for a special issue of this journal focussing on strategic and policy making issues in information literacy, both in the UK and worldwide. It is due for publication in September – October 2016.  Please see the further details below.   CALL FOR PAPERS – SPECIAL ISSUE, LIBRARY […]



Registration is now open  for the 44th annual WILU (Workshop for Instruction in Library Use) conference, taking place in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, from June 15-17, 2015. The theme of this year’s conference is Sea Change: Transforming Learning.  The conference organisers are inspired by the ideas of change, growth, and transformation, and of teaching’s role in helping to transform others. The theme also relates […]



Digital Literacy – librarians, staff and students – where are we now? Are we supporting our own and the digital literacy of users as technology and education moves forward apace?   In the morning, Charlie Inskip (Department of Information Studies, UCL) will give us  an overview on evolving digital literacy competencies, and Sally Patalong (Coventry University) will talk us through making […]



Sarah Mcnicol will be running a free, half day workshop, 1300-1600, at Manchester Metropolitan University, on critical literacy for school librarians. Critical literacy has been described as a ‘new basic’. It is a set of skills, dispositions and strategies intended to enable students “to challenge text and life as we know it” (McLaughlin & DeVoogd). This half day session will […]



Developing Digital Literacy Skills A webinar with Iain Baird, Academic Librarian at Teesside University Thursday, 20th November 2014, 5:00-6:00 pm Free! Places limited to 25 On 20th November, ARLG North-East is sponsoring a free webinar hosted by Iain, in which he will share his experiences of leading a change management project to develop CPD materials for academic staff to enhance […]



The Workshop for Instruction in Library Use (WILU) Program Committee is pleased to invite proposals to be considered at WILU 2015, June 15-17, to be held at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. The theme for WILU 2015 is Sea Change: Transforming Learning. We invite proposals that are inspired in various ways by the ideas of growth, change, and […]



Megan Wiley, University of Bristol, has produced on behalf of the SCONUL Strategy Group on User Experience and Success, some documents  new information in the form of a literature review, analysing the contribution of information literacy and libraries to the development of graduate employability skills. The full literature review is available on the SCONUL website at http://www.sconul.ac.uk/page/employability