There is a Librarian “TeachMeet” (idea from http://latnetwork.spruz.com/) in Huddersfield on 9th Feb 2011.  This will be a really informal opportunity for librarians who teach to get together to share tips and experiences. If you come, be prepared to give a short (5 min at most) talk to share an aspect of your teaching. There will be “speed dating” to […]



The Winter issue 2010 of the Journal of Information Literacy has been published.  Please see the Table of  Contents below, the articles  are available in full text at: http://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/ojs/index.php/JIL/index Editorial: Looking at the evidence: reflections on the need for, and impact of, Information Literacy Education (ILE)  by Susie Andretta.  pp.   1-5 Articles The awareness and use of electronic information […]



Voices for the Library is a place for everyone who loves libraries to share their stories and experiences of the value of public libraries. The CILIP CSG Information Literacy group believe that public libraries (like all libraries) have a huge role to play in developing an individual’s information literacy skills, so that they can make informed choices and be an […]



College Libraries & Research News new issue (Vol. 71 (10) has articles on information literacy, including: Introducing transliteracy: What does it mean to academic libraries? by Tom Ipri.  pp. 532-567 Information literacy and higher education: A toolkit for curricular integration by Jennifer Jarson. pp. 534-538



The information behaviour/ information literacy journal club continues in Second Life, the virtual world.  All are welcome to participate (you need a SL avatar and the SL software on your computer). These are both one hour sessions with a short introduction in voice, and main discussion in text chat. *** November Journal club meeting When: Wednesday November 24th 12 noon […]



LILAC is aimed at librarians and information professionals, who teach information literacy skills, are interested in digital literacies and want to improve the information seeking and evaluation skills of all our library users whoever they may be.  Librarians from across the UK and around the world attend LILAC.  Delegates come to the conference from over 30 different countries worldwide. Each year it attracts […]



The Academy JISC Academic Integrity Service has produced the publication Supporting academic integrity: approaches and resources for higher education, which will be of particular interest to lecturers, educational developers, student services managers or academic conduct officers who would like a better feel for the current issues relating to student plagiarism and associated concerns. This guide is designed to provide ‘a […]



Vol. 50. (no. 7/8) of the Journal of Library Administration contains some articles on information literacy that maybe of interest. Anything, Anywhere, Anytime: The Promise of the ANimated Tutorial Sharing Project for Online and Mobile Information Literacy by Kazakoff-Lane, C.  pp. 747-766.  http://zetoc.mimas.ac.uk/wzgw?db=etoc&terms=RN280542348&field=zid Library-Led Faculty Workshops: Helping Distance Educators Meet Information Literacy Goals in the Online Classroom by Miller, R.; […]



Avila, Spain, 10 to 12 March 2011  – http://www.mlearning-conf.org/ Conference background and goals The IADIS Mobile Learning 2011 International Conference seeks to provide a forum for the discussion and presentation of mobile learning research.  In particular, but not exclusively, we aim to explore the theme of mobile learning under the following: Pedagogical approaches and theories for mobile lifelong learning. For […]



The 6th International Evidence Based Library and Information Practice Conference – 2nd Call for Submissions The International Programme Committee for EBLIP6 invites the submission of abstracts for both papers and posters for the conference to be held at the University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom from 27-30th June 2011. Details of the conference can be found on the conference […]