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Announcement

Nominations for LILAC’s Information Literacy Award are now open

This post is from the LILAC Committee’s External Relationships Manager, Heather Lincoln, As we start 2022 it’s the perfect time to launch the Information Literacy Award ahead of the LILAC Conference in Manchester this April. The call for nominations for the award is now open! As you may know, in 2021 we held an online …

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JIL Digital Communications Officer vacancy

The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is looking to appoint a Digital Communications Officer to lead on planning, coordinating and measuring the online presence – particularly social media activities – of the journal. You can find the full announcement on JIL’s website and applications are due by 31 January. This is an exciting post with …

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Journal of Information Literacy Special Issue on Critical Information Literacy, June 2023: Call for papers, contributions and publication mentors

This post was originally an email sent to the lis-infoliteracy Jiscmail list from the Editors, Lauren Smith and Alison Hicks. Critical information literacy, with its emphasis on social justice in the instructional and educational work of librarians, have been part of the scholarly literature for over twenty years (Tewell 2018). Since then, the online information landscape …

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Reflecting on information literacy through the lens of the newly published Online Media Literacy Strategy

Alison Hicks, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Information Literacy, reflects on the UK Government’s newly-published Online Media Literacy Strategy. I recently came across the national Online Media Literacy Strategy, a document that I wouldn’t normally have paid much attention to given that I have mostly given up aspiring to agree with current governmental policy. What …

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New issue of the Journal of Information Literacy

The latest issue of the Journal of Information Literacy, the international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has been published today! In this issue, Alison Hicks’ Editorial talks about pushing the boundaries of information literacy publishing. The full contents of volume 15, issue 3 are listed below, with direct links to the …

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UNESCO Media and Information Literacy Curriculum

UNESCO have released the second edition of their Media and Information Literacy Curriculum, Media and information literate citizens: think critically, click wisely! The introduction highlights the fundamental importance of access to reliable information, particularly in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic. This comprehensive curriculum includes 14 modules and guidance on how to use it. It can …

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Project Information Literacy Provocation Series, Online Event: “Learning to Teach in MLIS Programs: Research, Experiences, & Ways Forward”

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 …

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Scotland’s public library strategy

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 …

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Webinar

Webinar – From Fixes to Foresight: Teaching, Learning and Library Considerations for the Fall, 30 July

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 …

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