SARAH PAVEY,  SEPTEMBER 2021 Teaching information literacy in English schools is a challenge for many school librarians because it is not incorporated as part of the statutory National Curriculum or even a feature in most examination board syllabi. However, we also know information literacy is perceived as an essential set of competencies by employers and higher education as life skills. […]

Libraries Connected invites information literacy professionals to submit proposals for training modules in information literacy, as defined by CILIP in 2018:  Information literacy is the ability to think critically and make balanced judgements about any information we find and use. It empowers us as citizens to reach and express informed views and to engage fully with society. This project is made […]

The Journal of Play in Adulthood is pleased to announce a call for papers that we think the Information Literacy community may be interested in. The call, “The Playful Library: Playful attitudes, approaches and activities in library settings”, for a special issue of the Journal of Play in Adulthood, a peer-reviewed Diamond OA journal (free to read and publish in). […]

Continuing with our series welcoming the new members of the ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals, we’d like to introduce Frances Marsh. The purpose of this group is to bring together new library professionals and contribute towards the work of the Information Literacy Group. What is your role in the committee? I am one of the new members of the ILG […]