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The CILIP Information Literacy Group was delighted to support two exciting online events organised by information literacy researchers to celebrate Global Media and Information Literacy Week (October 24th-31st). Recordings from these events are now available: A provocative discussion by members of FOIL (Forum on Information Literacy), to celebrate Global Media and Information Literacy Week. It will be of interest to researchers, practitioners and students who […]



There’s still time to submit a presentation proposal for LILAC 2021. LILAC 2021 will be taking place from 7-9 April 2021 at Manchester Metropolitan University. We are planning for the conference to go ahead in its usual format but are closely monitoring the current COVID situation. We are exploring an online option should things change and we will keep you informed. […]

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Jacqueline Geekie is the Public Libraries Representative on the Information Literacy Group and is the Information Literacy and Learning Librarian for Live Life Aberdeenshire. What do a pub landlord, a student and a librarian have in common?  No, this isn’t the start of a joke, they all attended the same workshop recently with Sense about Science.  A couple of months […]

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The LD@3 20/21 Programme is looking for new presenters: LD@3 are looking for 20-30 minute presentations on all and any aspects of learning development. This could be an opportunity to tell the community about new innovations in your teaching or practice, to test out new ideas with a receptive audience or present part of your work that you may go […]

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CILIP Conference is a highlight in the annual calendar and is an important opportunity to connect with your networks, share your work and build for the future. For 2020, the event has been reshaped and reimagined to be delivered virtually. CILIP Conference – Reimagined will be a series of satellite events through-out autumn, culminating in a one-day event on 19 November with all of […]

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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 two 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 while gaining experience working as part of […]

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Earlier this year, Full Fact, one of the UK’s leading fact-checking bodies, in association with international partners (Africa Check in South Africa and Chequeado in Argentina) published a short report showing that media and information literacy interventions can be very effective at fostering information discernment and helping people be better equipped in the face of disinformation. The report is based […]

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The latest issue of the IFLA journal is now available as open access. This special issue, Information literacy: From practice to research and back again, is guest edited by Gaby Haddow and Min Chou, and features an article, “Playful learning for information literacy development”, by Andrew Walsh (ILG Training Officer).

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David Bedford is an Academic Support Librarian at Universities at Medway, and is based at the Drill Hall Library. In this case study he reflects on his experiences of switching his usual teaching practice to synchronous and asynchronous modes of online delivery. What sort of information literacy sessions have you run during the last few months? A lot of my regular […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic continues to radically refine people’s information experiences. The study, Risk and Resilience in Redefined Information Environments, which is being carried out by Professor Annemaree Lloyd and Dr Alison Hicks at UCL’s Department of Information Science, investigates how information literacy practices and literacies of information help people to mitigate risk and develop resilience during a time of upheaval. […]