IFLA

IFLA IL webinar – call for proposals

Information Literacy Section Call for Proposals: “Engaging library professionals in research and practice about critical pedagogy and social justice in librarianship” The IFLA Information Literacy Section invites interested professionals to submit proposals for papers to be presented during a 90-minute webinar in mid-June, before IFLA WLIC 2022. “Social justice design has much to offer to …

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A wealth of knowledge? Debt collectors, prison sentences and the implications for how we conceptualise, teach for, and assess information literacy

This guest post has been written by Alison Hicks, JIL’s Editor in Chief. It was the title of the financial literacy piece that got me- “What can rich kids do that poor kids can’t?” The idea that wealth and poverty might have an impact on what people are able to do is such a simple …

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LILAC returns!

Eva Garcia Grau, an Information Consultant at Royal Holloway, University of London, has contributed this post about day one of LILAC 2022. LILAC 2022 is here! It is particularly exciting for me as it is the first time I attend the LILAC conference, but there is general buzz of excitement, tempered by some understandable anxiety …

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Improving information literacy in an algorithmic world

In this guest blog post, Christian Headley and Jesper Solheim Johansen, from  Keenious, the automatic online researcher tool, considers how to improve information literacy in an algorithmic world.  We’re grateful that Keenious are one of the sponsors of the LILAC 2022 conference. If you are attending the conference this year, do visit their stand in our …

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How can we help our students read effectively in a digital-first world? 

In this guest blog post, Matt East, Education Lead at Talis, introduces a project investigating how we can help our students read effectively in a digital-first world.  We’re delighted that Talis are one of our sponsors for the LILAC 2022 conference. If you are attending the conference this year, do visit their stand in our …

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Helping people find and use good quality, trusted health information

Helping organisations understand the importance of trusted, evidence-based information that people can access and understand has been at the core of my working life. I have been involved with health information for over a decade, working in the private sector, NHS England and now the Patient Information Forum (PIF). It is a great time to …

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Funeral for Paul George Zurkowski – founder of the Information Literacy Movement

It is with sadness that the Information Literacy Group announces the passing of Paul George Zurkowski, founder of the Information Literacy movement.  A well known figure in the Information Literacy Community, some of us had the chance to collaborate with him over the years. As founding president of the Information Industry Association, 1968-1989, Mr. Zurkowski …

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CILIP Information Literacy Group AGM Agenda, Annual Report 2021/22 and Accounts

The Annual General Meeting of the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) will take place online on  Zoom on Tuesday 29th March 1-2pm GMT. Attendance at the AGM is free and is open to all ILG members. If you have not yet signed up and would like to join us for the online meeting, please complete this …

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