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The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL), the peer-reviewed open access journal published by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, is looking to appoint a new copy editor to join our team of copy editors. The role is voluntary but very rewarding, working with a friendly, enthusiastic team. “Copyediting for the Journal of Information Literacy offers the opportunity to use my copy editing skills […]



Continuing with our series welcoming the new members of the ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals, we’d like to introduce Antonis Sideras. 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 a new member of the ILG New Professionals Sub-committee. […]

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The winners of this year’s FestivIL iSchool-sponsored student bursaries have written some excellent blog posts on their experiences of the event, which are available to read now on the iSchool blog: Chloe Bolsover, MA Library & Information Services Management Laura Barber, PhD student Rebecca Royston, MA Librarianship In addition, the FestivIL by LILAC event archive is now available on the LILAC […]



This is just a reminder about the call for papers for the special issue of the Journal of Information Literacy about IL and Covid-19. The full announcement is below and can also be found at Call for Papers: Special Issue on Information Literacy and COVID-19 | Journal of Information Literacy We’d really love to hear about any research you have done or […]

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In this blog post, the CILIP Information Literacy Group’s Comms Team member, Louise Minta, reviews FestivIL by LILAC 2021. This was an online event spread over three days in July, organised by the LILAC Committee. Back in December 2020, the LILAC committee had to take the difficult decision to postpone LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference for the second year in […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of the Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. I’m delighted to share the latest essay, “The iSchool Equation” by Dr. Kirsten Hostetler, a Project Information Literacy (PIL) Research Analyst and an assistant professor at Central Oregon Community College in Bend, who recently completed her Ph.D. […]

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The LILAC Committee are very pleased to announce the nominations for the Leading Light FestivIL 2021 award, sponsored by the University of Sheffield Information School. Congratulations to all the nominees! We invite you to read about the amazing information literacy work from all the nominees and vote for who you want to receive the Leading Light Award. Full details of the […]

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Deadline for applications extended until Monday, July 5th, 2021 An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the CILIP Information Literacy Group committee as our new Training Officer. Applicants should have experience of committee work (not necessarily with CILIP). Please consult the Training Officer role description for more details on what is involved. Please note that this is a voluntary position, and there is […]

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The last 12 months have been challenging and unprecedented; so we decided to run the information literacy awards a little differently this year too. It became apparent that an on-campus LILAC wouldn’t be possible for 2021, so the online event FestivIL by LILAC has been created to support the information literacy community this year. This online event, to be held over […]