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The following post has been reposted with permission from Charlie Inskip’s Research Blog We were very happy to greet around 75 enthusiastic librarians and careers professionals from around the country to UCL on Friday 2nd Feb last week to the “On The Move: transitioning information skills into the workplace” event. We heard great talks by Marc Forster, Megan Wiley, Laura […]



The deadline is approaching for nominations for the Information Literacy Award 2018 and the Digital Award for IL 2018. This is an exciting opportunity to shout about some of the fantastic information literacy work that either yourself or colleague(s) have been doing. The Information Literacy Award is open to individual practitioners, researchers and academics alike, and awards outstanding practice in […]



Submitted by Laura Woods, Subject Librarian, University of Huddersfield One Librarian, One Reference (or #1lib1ref) is an annual Wikipedia campaign that aims to encourage librarians all around the world to make Wikipedia better, one reference at a time. To celebrate this initiative, we decided to host a librarians’ editathon at the University of Huddersfield. Myself and Lindsay Ince, Assistant Records […]



In January 2017, the UK government set up an inquiry into ‘fake news’, with the objective of investigating ways to combat ‘the growing phenomenon of widespread dissemination… and acceptance as fact of stories of uncertain provenance or accuracy’.[1] In this article, we argue that any solution to this issue must include a substantial educational element, and that universities are excellently […]

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Stéphane Goldstein, Advocacy and Outreach Officer for the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has kindly allowed us to reproduce his recent blog post, which was first published on the InformAll website. As previously reported here, the UK Parliament is running an inquiry into fake news. During 2017, the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee collected written submissions from interested […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group are pleased to announce that bookings are now open for two new workshops on information literacy and reflective practice topics. Information Literacy Teaching for New(er) Professionals, 16th April, 2018, Sheffield. This full day workshop will introduce models of information literacy and some basic teaching techniques that will help new professionals, plus those new to teaching […]

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A reminder that bookings are currently being taken for LILAC 2018, with the early bird rate only available until tomorrow, Friday, February 2nd. The Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference will be hosted at the University of Liverpool campus on April 4-6, 2018. A draft programme for the event is now available. Keynote speakers: Ola Pilerot, senior lecturer at the Swedish School […]

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Bookings are now being taken for Icepops: International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars, which will focus on creative approaches to copyright education, information literacy and scholarly communication. This one-day event will be held on Tuesday 3rd April 2018 at the University of Liverpool and will be the first satellite event run as part of the LILAC conference. Devised by Chris Morrison […]



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; […]

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Information literacy is a key life skill for students and graduates. Understanding the disconnect between Higher Education and the professional world will help university services when preparing students for the career path ahead. On The Move is a research project, funded by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, which aims to foster engagement between stakeholders (careers staff, librarians, academic staff, employers, job-hunters) and help […]