The programme content, keynote speakers, and abstracts for LILAC 2011 which took place in April are available here. If you are tweeting or blogging about the conference please use tag #lilac11.
Research methods for business and management; 9th European Conference on Research Methodos for Business and Management; [electronic resource]; ECRM 2009 (2009) pp. 285 Millennial Students and Information Literacy: Educating for Employability by Rich, M.
Computers and Education, VOL 56; NUMBER 3 (2011) has an article on information literacy. Attention paid to feedback provided by a computer-based assessment for learning on information literacy by Timmers, C.; Veldkamp, B. pp. 923-930
LIBER 40th Annual General Conference, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona [29 June – 2 July 2011] – “Getting Europe ready for 2020: the library’s role in research, education and society” http://bibliotecnica.upc.edu/LIBER2011/ [this website currently seems to be down. The problem will be fixed asap. Their apologies for the inconvenience. For submission of abstracts, please go directly to https://www.conftool.net/liber2011/] CALL FOR […]
The new issue of the IFLA journal (VOL 36 NUMB 4, 2010) has an article on IL. Assessing information literacy competency of Information Science and Library Management graduate students of Dhaka University by Islam, M.A.; Tsuji, K. pp. 300-316
The Science and Technology Libraries journal, VOL 29 NUMBER 4 (2010) has two articles on information literacy. They are: Science Education and Information Literacy: A Grass-Roots Effort to Support Science Literacy in Schools by Griffin, K.; Ramachandran, H. pp. 325-349 The Physics of Designing an Integrated Physics Information Literacy Program by Gamsby, M. pp. 350-361
There is a growing trend amongst UK universities to situate learning development services within libraries and learning resource centres. This development acknowledges the holistic nature of developing students’ academic skills. Searching for high quality sources of information sits alongside effective reading and note taking skills; students writing at university need to understand referencing and plagiarism and the conventions which underpin […]
The CILIP CSG Information Literacy Group are offering an award for achievement in the field of IL in the United Kingdom. The award is open to an individual working in the IL arena, and in any sector, in the UK. Nominations: Nominations for this award are now open. We welcome nominations from all sectors. Individuals may self-nominate or colleagues […]
There is a Librarian “TeachMeet” (idea from http://latnetwork.spruz.com/) in Huddersfield on 9th Feb 2011. This will be a really informal opportunity for librarians who teach to get together to share tips and experiences. If you come, be prepared to give a short (5 min at most) talk to share an aspect of your teaching. There will be “speed dating” to […]
The Winter issue 2010 of the Journal of Information Literacy has been published. Please see the Table of Contents below, the articles are available in full text at: http://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/ojs/index.php/JIL/index Editorial: Looking at the evidence: reflections on the need for, and impact of, Information Literacy Education (ILE) by Susie Andretta. pp. 1-5 Articles The awareness and use of electronic information […]