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Call for Reviewers: LILAC – The Information Literacy Conference

Are you interested in shaping and supporting the development of information literacy and digital literacy? If so, apply to join the LILAC conference review panel. You don’t have to be an expert in information literacy, we want to expand the community and include a variety of voices from different sectors, professions and roles. So whatever stage …

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Digital Technology and the Resurrection of Trust: a report from the House of Lords

Stéphane Goldstein and Jane Secker discuss the ‘Digital Technology and the Resurrection of Trust’, June 2020 report from the House of Lords Select Committee on Democracy and Digital Technologies. “A country’s education system needs to prepare its people for their role as citizens. In the digital world, this means they need to be empowered to be …

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Case Study: Online Learning and Critical Reading – Eleanor Barker & Veronica Phillips

Eleanor Barker and Veronica Phillips work for the Medical Library at the University of Cambridge. In this case study they share their experience of translating their face-to-face critical appraisal teaching to an online learning environment.     Where are you both based and what are your roles? We both work for the Medical Library at …

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Updated: Public Libraries Sector Pages

We’re pleased to announce that there is new and improved content on our Public Libraries pages now available on our website here: Public Libraries The Information Literary website offers pages on a wide variety of libraries in different sectors, authored by those working across our varying profession. Browse all our information on different types of …

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Brainstorming

Guest Post: Choose your own lecture: an interactive approach to student engagement

Laura Woods is Subject Librarian for Computing & Engineering at the University of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, UK. The below is a case study Laura had intended to present at the LILAC conference this year, before it was unfortunately cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic..   In the autumn term of 2019, I decided to take …

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Teaching

Your help needed: Survey on IL Teaching

Our Chair, Jane Secker, along with one of our school library reps, Sarah Pavey, are carrying out some research into the shift to online teaching that has taken place in UK education in relation to information literacy teaching. We would be very grateful if you could complete this short survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1XRlZtoPKxqYLywCZhfJP_oOlQmLXRs4R0jAMx8bkAoA/edit We will write up …

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Icepops (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars)

Icepops: International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars

The Icepops conference will be held on Tuesday 7th July 2020 at the Park Inn Hotel, Cardiff and is being supported by the Welsh Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF). Bookings are now open.   Devised by Chris Morrison and Jane Secker (the UK Copyright Literacy team) and run in conjunction with the CILIP Information Literacy Group, the day will include keynote …

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Icepops (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars)

ICEPOPS 2020: Call for Speakers Closing Soon!

The International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars (Icepops) conference will be held on Tuesday 7th July 2020 at the Park Inn Hotel, Cardiff and is being supported by the Welsh Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF). Bookings are now open. If you are interested in presenting at Icepops, the call for speakers is open until Monday 24th February 2020. …

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Research

Guest Post: Translation of CILIP Definition of Information Literacy 2018 Into Spanish: Let’s Share!

Dora Sales is Senior Lecturer in the Information Studies area, Department of Translation and Communication, Jaume I University (Castellón, Spain). She holds a PhD in Translation Studies, with a dissertation on transcultural literatures and is a literary translator, specialised in the field of postcolonial literature. She has been the lead researcher of diverse projects on intercultural …

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Icepops (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars)

Icepops 2020: Bookings now open

Bookings are now open for Icepops 2020 which is taking place at the Park Inn Hotel in Cardiff from 6-8thJuly. Icepops is the International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars. Further details are available here Keynotes include: Dr Emily Hudson (Kings College London) and a joint keynote Dr Andrea Wallace (Exeter Law …

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