Global Media and Information Literacy Week


As part of UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy Week (24 – 31 October 2019), the CILIP Information Literacy Group is coordinating three exciting free events with Library and Information departments at UK universities. With events taking place in London, Manchester and Aberdeen, join us for networking, lively discussions of the CILIP Information Literacy 2018 definition (pdf), and a range […]

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IL in the arctic Did you ever want to see the midnight sun? Do you enjoy a good IL conference experience? If so, you may be interested to know that UiT The Arctic University of Tromsø, in collaboration with NordINFOLIT (a Nordic IL forum), will host the tenth Creating Knowledge conference in Tromsø, Norway on June 4th-5th 2020.  The Creating […]

Event


Tickets are now available for the Information Literacy Group’s forthcoming event: Exploring the intersections of information literacy and scholarly communication (full event details and standard booking information available here). ILG is pleased to offer a free bursary place for this event, in memory of friend and colleague Marion Kelt. Marion was well known and respected in the library sector particularly for her award […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group is pleased to announce a one-day event exploring the intersections of information literacy and scholarly communications. Event: Exploring the intersections of information literacy and scholarly communication Date: Monday, 2nd December 2019, 10am – 4.00pm Venue: Liverpool Central Library This event is aimed at information literacy practitioners and library staff working in scholarly communications. Event summary: […]

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CILIP’s annual Libraries Week celebrations (7-12 October 2019) will showcase how libraries have transformed their digital offer, featuring events and activities in more than 1,000 libraries across the UK. This October, communities and librarians across the country are taking part in a week-long celebration of the nation’s much-loved libraries. Libraries Week takes place between the 7th and 12th October 2019, and […]

Research


Dr Alison Hicks, the joint Library & Information Schools Representative for the CILIP Information Literacy Group, is a lecturer in the Department of Information Studies at University College, London (UCL), where she teaches courses and supervises PhD and MA research that focuses on information literacy, as well as maintaining her own IL research agenda. In this guest post, she reflects on […]

Global Media and Information Literacy Week


As part of UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy Week (24 – 31 October 2019), the CILIP Information Literacy Group is coordinating three exciting free events with Library and Information departments at UK universities. With events taking place in London, Manchester and Aberdeen, join us for networking, lively discussions of the CILIP Information Literacy 2018 definition (pdf), and a range […]

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The call for presentations for LILAC 2020 is now open! LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference will be taking place from 6th-8th April 2020 in Manchester and will be hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University. The LILAC committee welcomes proposals that address information literacy from all sectors and contexts. In 2020, we invite you to present on any aspect of information literacy; […]

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Last remaining tickets available for the PMLG & ILG National Conference! Taking place on Friday 4th October at Canada Water Library Theatre, London. The theme this year is: Information Literacy in Public Libraries. This conference explores: Health Information Literacy eSafety for Public Library Users Information Literacy Skills for Children and Young People The Architecture of Information Basic Digital Literacies for […]

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Bookings are now being taken for the Reading in a Digital Environment: Media Use, Functional Literacies and Future Challenges for Universities International Conference 2019. The conference will take place on November 8th-9th at Universität Regensburg, Germany. “Reading goes beyond a single literacy. Reading processes serve different functions and have radically different goals. These processes thus require different literacies and competencies. This picture […]