This year’s information literacy award winners were announced at this year’s LILAC gala dinner celebration in April. The big winners this year came from Bolton and Lancashire! Information Literacy Award winner: Emily Hurt, Clinical Librarian  (Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) Emily won the award for her work on a high impact ILG-funded project to increase research capacity and capability […]

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Rosie Jones and Lisa Jeskins have been appointed to the role of Deputy Co-chairs of the CILIP Information Literacy Group. Rosie is the Director of Library Services and OpenLearn at The Open University and Lisa Jeskins is a freelance trainer, coach and consultant. They first worked together in 2003 at Manchester Metropolitan University Library and have been working together on […]


The deadline is approaching for nominations for the Information Literacy Award 2018 and the Digital Award for IL 2018. This is an exciting opportunity to shout about some of the fantastic information literacy work that either yourself or colleague(s) have been doing. The Information Literacy Award is open to individual practitioners, researchers and academics alike, and awards outstanding practice in […]

Submitted by Laura Woods, Subject Librarian, University of Huddersfield One Librarian, One Reference (or #1lib1ref) is an annual Wikipedia campaign that aims to encourage librarians all around the world to make Wikipedia better, one reference at a time. To celebrate this initiative, we decided to host a librarians’ editathon at the University of Huddersfield. Myself and Lindsay Ince, Assistant Records […]


Have you submitted your LILAC abstract yet? This year LILAC 2018 will be taking place from 4th-6th April 2018 in Liverpool and will be hosted jointly by librarians at The University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University. LILAC welcomes proposals which address information literacy from all sectors and contexts. This year we have a brand new paper format – […]


Join Sheila Webber, Bill Johnston, Eva Hornung, Lauren Smith and Emily Wheeler as they explore phenomenography as a research approach and identify how it can be useful to you and your organisation when planning for future service development, redesign or developing partnerships. There will be opportunity to exchange experience, learn about the approach and gain confidence in applying it. What […]


The CILIP Information Literacy Group are delighted to launch a series of 3 webinars and we are partnering with an expert team from the United States, from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) in this series of webinars exploring the Intersections between Scholarly Communications and Information Literacy. These webinars will be free to ILG members and are offered […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am currently the Marketing and Communications Officer on the Information Literacy Group Committee. When did you join and why? I joined as I have a wider interest in Marketing and Communications and wanted to get involved with an active and engaging committee who are very closely linked to my current job role. […]

Staffordshire University Library are hosting a free Library TeachMeet event on the theme of “Information Literacy and Making Judgements: from Brexit to The White House” on Thursday 4th May. The event will be held on Thursday 4th May from 1pm-4pm in Stoke-on-Trent and will start with a lunch sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group. Attendees are asked to consider delivering a […]

The shortlisted nominees for this year’s Information Literacy Award and the Credo Digital Information Literary Award have been announced. The Information Literacy Award recognises achievement in the field of information literacy and is open to practitioners, researchers and academics working in the IL field within the United Kingdom. The Credo Digital Award for Information Literacy recognises an individual or group who […]