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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 the University of Cambridge. Our […]



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 libraries here: Sectors Happy reading!

Brainstorming


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 a new approach to some […]

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 the findings and share them […]

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 speakers, a world café, lightning […]

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


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. The conference is looking for […]

Research


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 mediation resources, and has participated […]

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


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 school) and Douglas McCarthy (Europeana). […]



Dr Alison Hicks, the newly-appointed Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Information Literacy and CILIP ILG Library & Information Schools Representative reports on the new bilateral agreement between CILIP and the African Library and Information Association (AfLIA) and an overview of IL research in Africa. The 30th January marked the signing of a new bilateral memorandum of agreement between CILIP and the […]

Schools


Darryl Toerien, Head of Library at Oakham School, reports on the shortlisting of the FOSIL Group for the Strategic Education Initiative of the Year. On Friday 15 November the shortlist for the Tes Independent School Awards 2020 was announced, and I was delighted to discover that Oakham School had been shortlisted for the Strategic Education Initiative of the Year for setting […]