IFLA, the European Open Education Librarians Network and SPARC EU are seeking to gain insights into Open Education (OE) practices within academic libraries in Europe, and invite European academic library communities to share their practices!   “The ultimate goal is to use what we learn to strengthen OE and Open Education Resources (OER) in higher education institutions and their libraries […]

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The latest issue of the Journal of Information Literacy, the international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has just been published. This is the biggest issue ever, with nine peer-reviewed articles and seven project reports covering topics ranging from Social Living Labs to the Funds of Knowledge first-generation students bring with them to the academic setting. This […]



The LILAC Committee are pleased to announce that bookings for LILAC 2020 in Manchester are now open! LILAC will be taking place at Manchester Metropolitan University, Monday 6th April to Wednesday 8th April. With inspirational keynote presentations and a packed programme of IL content, LILAC 2020 promises to be as innovative and thought provoking as ever. In order to book […]



We are pleased to announce that details of this year’s LILAC bursaries, for conference places to applicants in certain under-represented sectors and communities, are now available. To have a truly engaging conference, we believe we need delegates who bring a variety of perspectives and backgrounds. The LILAC conference is therefore offering 5 free places for librarians working in the following under-represented […]

Icepops (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars)


We are absolutely delighted to announce the date and venue for Icepops 2020. After their first year in Liverpool, this year they took the conference to Edinburgh, Scotland and next year’s conference will held in the beautiful capital city of Wales, Cardiff. The conference will take place on Tuesday 7th July 2020, with welcome events kicking off in the afternoon or evening […]

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Information Literacy in a Post-Truth Era being the main theme, ECIL aims to bring together researchers, information professionals, media specialists, educators, policy makers and all other related parties from around the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss recent developments and current challenges in both theory and practice. The Conference is composed of several types of contributions, such as […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am one of the newly appointed web editors of the IL website. The website editorial team is a sub-group of the CILIP Information Literacy Group.   When did you join and why? I have been involved with the ILG website since March this year – and can’t believe how much time has flown by since […]

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  Our international representative Alan Carbery has stepped down from his role on the group. After 5 years working at Champlain College in Vermont in the US, he’s returned home to Ireland where he’s the Head of Academic Technology & Communication at University College Cork. As Alan said, he’s not quite as international as he once was. The group wanted to […]



Dr Lynsey Blandford is the Learning and Research Librarian for the School of Creative Arts and Industries at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU). She has worked in a variety of libraries including at the University for the Creative Arts, Lambeth Palace Library, London School of Economics and the University of Kent before joining CCCU.  She completed her MA in Information […]

Icepops (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars)


Lorna M. Campbell, Senior Service Manager – Learning Technology within Education Design and Engagement – at the University of Edinburgh, blogs about her experience at the International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars (Icepops) 2019 in this post. This was originally posted on her blog, and is available under CC-BY 3.0.  Ok, confession time; I’m useless at playing games.  Any […]