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Dr Jane Secker, Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group and Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at City, University of London, comments on interesting developments at the recent World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Kuala Lumpur, At WLIC a statement on Copyright Education and Copyright Literacy was released by IFLA – the International Federation of Library Associations. This is exciting news as […]



In this guest post blog, Emma Coonan, CILIP ILG committee member and Editor-in Chief of the Journal of Information Literacy, reflects on how changing her role has impacted on her IL research work. As an information literacy educator, I’m an enthusiastic supporter of the view that “learning should be everyone’s business in universities” (Hilsdon, 2011). However, having worked as an […]



Next joint ILG and ILIG London Informal – – Wednesday, 14th November 2018 –  6:00pm to 7:45pm CILIP International Library & Information Group (ILIG) and the Information Literacy Group (ILG) extends an open invite to join us at our next informal! Date & Time:  Wednesday, 14th November – 6:00pm to 7:45pm Location: CILIP Head Office, 7 Ridgmount Street, London WC1E […]



The IATUL Special Interest Group for Information Literacy (SIG IL) invites you to its webinar series. Academic Identity Management – 17th May 2018 How can I teach information literacy classes? I’m a librarian, not a teacher – 1st June 2018 “Lost in Antarctica” – a game-based approach on teaching information literacy – 26th July 2018 Library as partner in Curriculum […]



All interested in library and information science (LIS) research are invited to register free of charge for a community event on the theme of LIS research impact and value to held at Edinburgh Napier University on Wednesday 11th July 2018. Entitled Research Impact Value and LIS (RIVAL), this event will bring together members of three main groups – creators, users, and end-user beneficiaries of LIS research output – […]

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


On Tuesday 3rd April the first International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars (Icepops) was held at the University of Liverpool. This one-day event was the first satellite event run as part of the LILAC conference. Devised by Chris Morrison and Jane Secker (the UK Copyright Literacy team) and run in conjunction with the CILIP Information Literacy Group, the day included keynote […]

Teaching


Catherine McManamon, Liaison Librarian at the University of Liverpool, has kindly provided a report on a recent Library TeachMeet event, which was hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University and sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group. It was a pleasure to welcome around 30 enthusiastic librarians and information professionals to our Library TeachMeet on Research Support. A lot is happening in the world of […]

lilac


The LILAC committee are pleased to announce that bookings for LILAC 2018 are now open. The conference (to be held 4-6 April) is to be hosted at the University of Liverpool campus and a draft programme for the event is now available. Keynote speakers Ola Pilerot, senior lecturer at the Swedish School of Library and Information Science (SSLIS), University of Borås; […]

Research


Now we are a couple of months into the new Information Literacy website design, please take some time to check out some of our new content. The Researching section contains lots of useful information in relation to funding opportunities; research projects (funded through ILG); research opportunities in universities within the UK and Ireland that offer doctoral research degrees in information […]



An ILG funded research project, Facilitating Research amongst Radiographers through Information Literacy Workshops, has been completed and the resources created by Emily Hurt and Alison McLoughlin from Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are now ready to share. The project came about as Emily and Alison wanted a way to move research engagement forward in the Trust with specific groups […]