Emma Burnett

CILIP Update Interview with Jane Secker

Last month’s CILIP Update included a very interesting interview with Jane Secker on the challenges of developing and implementing Information Literacy strategies for the 21st century. CILIP have kindly given us permission to share this with you. Access via the link below. Helping students deal with the Wild West world of information (PDF) Jane Secker is …

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Response to the interim report ‘Digital Skills for Tomorrow’s World’

The UK Digital Skills Taskforce launched its interim report ‘Digital Skills for Tomorrow’s World’ in July 2014. The following response has been written by Jane Secker, from the CILIP Information Literacy Group, and Stéphane Goldstein from InformAll. We welcome the publication of this report that highlights the need to equip people with the abilities to …

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Seminars on information sharing in policy and practice

The ESRC (Economic & Social Research Council) is running a series of seminars about Information Sharing in Policy and Practice: What needs to be shared (and not shared) when we share information? The first seminar, Information Sharing and the Integration of Health and Social Care, is taking place in Newcastle on 25th November.

Meet the IL Group Committee: Emily Shields

What is your role on the committee? I’m the Treasurer of the ILG. When did you join and why? I joined ILG as Treasurer in January 2012. I’ve been a manager of Manchester Metropolitan University’s (MMU) InfoSkills (IL) programme for a number of years and I’d spoken at several conferences (including LILAC) on what we were …

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Meet the IL Group committee: Andrew Walsh

What is your role on the committee? I’m the Secretary of the ILG. When did you join and why? I was elected as Secretary in summer 2013. I’ve been interested in Information Literacy since starting my second professional post as a subject librarian (I was “weekend librarian” previously) and suddenly found the teaching of information …

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Library Instruction West conference

Guest post from JIL’s Editor, Jane Secker, on her recent attendance at the Library Instruction West conference. Reposted with permission from Jane’s blog http://janesecker.wordpress.com/2014/08/15/library-instruction-west-part-two/    I headed off for a few weeks to visit the Canadian Rockies in search of bears (four spotted), elk (20 plus spotted), lakes and mountains (too many to count but …

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Workshop: Writing research proposals and publications – CILIP ILG & LIRG

Writing research proposals and publications – CILIP ILG & LIRG Venue: Charter Room East, CILIP HQ, 7 Ridgmount Street, London Date: Friday 12th September, 2014 10:00 – 16:30 Workshop outline: This one day event will introduce participants to research, writing a research proposal and writing the research up for publication once it is complete. Led …

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