PressEDconf19 is a WordPress conference which happens only on Twitter. This year the conference is happening from 10AM (UTC) to 10PM (UTC) on April the 18th. They are looking for as many people who would like to attend, but are also seeking submissions! Anyone (be it at any educational organisation – not just universities) using WordPress in teaching, pedagogy or […]

Announcement


As we endure these drab dark days at the dawn of yet another year, behold! the CILIP Information Literacy Group and LILAC conference committee bring you a gift of light & joy – yep folks, it’s time for the 2019 Information Literacy awards! These prestigious awards will be presented at the fabulous LILAC conference in Nottingham on April 25th 2019. […]

Teaching materials from the Sheffield event


Andrew Walsh is a Training Officer for the CILIP Information Literacy Group. In this guest post, he writes about playful teaching and learning. My teaching has slowly developed over my years as a librarian, from quite a basic start, to something where I have quite a clear vision of myself as a “teacher” or “trainer”, that links to my wider […]



Bookings for this year’s LILAC conference in Nottingham are now open. LILAC will be taking place at the University of Nottingham, Wednesday 24th April to Friday 26th April. With inspirational keynote presentations and a packed programme of IL content, including the new Micro-teach, LILAC 2019 promises to be as innovative and thought provoking as ever. In order to book for […]

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Are you a new professional or new to teaching information literacy? Then the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) are hosting a perfect event for you – Information Literacy Teaching for New(er) Professionals, which will take place at the University of the West of England’s Frenchay campus in Bristol on Monday, March 4th, 2019. Particularly suited to new professionals or those new to […]

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Abi Ward, Subject Support Librarian at UWE and the ILG’s Member Relationship Officer, reports on an event run by Stewart Hilland, Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University, which took place on 15th November 2018. This event brought together librarians and learning developers from around the country for an afternoon of interactive learning. Chatting informally to people was fascinating as we seemed to come […]



Stéphane Goldstein, Advocacy and Outreach Officer for the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG), has kindly provided a report on the recent event on Emerging directions for IL research, which took place on October 29th in London as part of UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy Week.         Global MIL Week was marked in London with a seminar at UCL on 29 […]



Pip Divall is Clinical Librarian Service Manager at University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust, and the Health representative for the Information Literacy Group. Hannah Beckitt is the Patient Information Librarian at UHL NHS Trust, a relatively new role which we have established in order to allow patients better access to information about their health, and their interactions with the […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am the Information Literacy Group’s Deputy Chair and the LILAC conference Co-Chair When did you join and why? I have been on the LILAC committee since 2007 when the University I worked for hosted the conference, I have only just become the Deputy Chair for the IL Group. Information Literacy has always […]



The new issue of the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is now available. Along with the peer reviewed articles, project reports, conference updates and book reviews, you’ll find the revised CILIP definition of ‘Information Literacy’ with an explanation from Jane Secker as to why and how the Information Literacy Group worked on the revision. Access the whole issue on the JIL […]