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Our friends at Project Information Literacy would like to let you know about the following free event. On Friday Oct 29, 10-11 am PDST/Arizona time (6-7 pm UK time), the School of Information at the University of Arizona will host “Learning to Teach in MLIS Programs: Research, Experiences, & Ways Forward,” and they have generously opened it up to the […]


Jacqueline Geekie is an Information Literacy and Learning Librarian and the Information Literacy Group’s public library rep. In this post, she talks about Scotland’s updated Public Library Strategy and how it addresses information literacy. This week the Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) published their updated Public Library Strategy called Forward which covers the period 2021 – 2025.  Back in […]

What is your role on the committee? I am one of the Training Officers. When did you join and why? I joined in August 2021. I’d attended the LILAC conference in 2019 and really gained a lot of professional knowledge and met some exceptionally talented people from it, so when this opportunity came up, I was excited to be able […]


A webinar discussing the newly released Jisc report ‘Technology-enabled teaching and learning at scale’ is taking place at 5pm on Friday 30th July 2021. The goal of the webinar is to have a collaborative discussion to help US and UK institutions think about what they can do now to plan to increase the quality of their online courses for this […]

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In this guest blog post, Anne-Lise Harding shares some of the practitioner research she has carried out during her first year working in the House of Commons library with Select Committees, and the specificities of their Information Literacy needs. Anne-Lise is Senior Liaison Librarian at the House of Commons and the Government Libraries Sector Representative for the Information Literacy Group. […]

Thank you to Sarah Pavey for this blog post about the recent TeenTech Awards Ceremony 2021. TeenTech is an award-winning charity, founded in 2008 by Maggie Philbin and Chris Dodson to help students see the wide range of career possibilities within science, technology and engineering. There is an annual awards scheme and until recently an award was given for information literacy […]

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Emma Burnett, a member of the ILG Comms team, has written the following report on the Creating Knowledge conference. Creating Knowledge is a Nordic information literacy conference that is held every 2 – 3 years. It was meant to take place at the UiT Arctic University of Norway in Tromsø last June but had to be postponed. They decided to […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am one of the newly appointed Comms Team Members of the ILG website. The ILG Comms team is a sub-group of the CILIP Information Literacy Group. When did you join and why? I joined the team in May 2021. I’ve been working as a school librarian since 2014, and have seen a gap […]

This blog post has been written by one of the Information Literacy Group’s School Representatives, Sarah Pavey. Secondary schools in England are naturally concerned about the levels of student literacy. One in five children left primary school in 2018 unable to read or write properly (DfE, 2019) and we now do not know what effect the COVID pandemic has had […]

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  What is your role on the committee? I’ve just taken on the role of Digital Platforms Editor for the Comms Team of the ILG. When did you join and why? I joined the ILG comms team in May 2021. I have recently developed a real interest in digital capabilities and improving digital skills for both myself and others. I […]