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What is your role on the committee? I am one of two school representatives – the other being Rebecca Jones When did you join and why? I have attended most of the LILAC conferences over the years and have always enjoyed promoting the need for information literacy in schools through presentations there and networking. I wanted to do something more positive […]

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We have two exciting playful learning news items for you! Firstly, a new Diamond Open Access journal has just been launched that welcomes contributions from playful IL people! The Journal of Play in Adulthood covers topics including the role of play in learning, work, our social and cultural lives, the benefits to individuals and society, and the interrelationship between play and other […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group announces the Rowena Macrae-Gibson Student Award. The world of libraries lost a dedicated, hard-working and passionate librarian in October 2017, who served on the CILIP Information Literacy Group Committee for several years, most recently as our Deputy Chair. In recognition of Rowena’s commitment to the library profession and her championing of new professionals, the CILIP […]



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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]