CILIP is calling for comments on the draft Professional body of knowledge (PBK) they are developing.  The draft and opportunity to comment isI available at: .

The CILIP CSG-Information Literacy group are delighted to be partnering with UNESCO to collaborate on a new project to highlight information literacy open educational resources in the UK. Jane Secker (LSE) and Nancy Graham (University of Birmingham) are representing the group. With this aim we are conducting a short survey of librarians to gather information about the OER collections you […]

International conference on emerging technologies in academic libraries 2012 – 1-3 October 2012, Trondheim, Norway emtacl12  is an international conference for academic librarians, information professionals, academic staff, students, library system developers and suppliers, among others. The aim is to provide answers to the following questions: What can academic libraries do to address change? How can we adapt? Which technologies can/should/must we […]

The Independent Review of Digital Classroom teaching, which reported to the Welsh Government Minister for Education and Skills on 29 March, recommends that teachers in Wales are supported to develop their information literacy and other digital capabilities, and that it must be included in intial teacher training.  The report Find it, make it, use it, share it: learning in digital […]

The CILIP CSG Information Literacy group is actively seeking enthusiastic information literacy champions from the following library sectors to join the group: Commercial / Specialist Further Education Health   The role entails promoting information literacy and the group to colleagues in their sector, as well as keeping the group up-to-date with issues in the specific library sector.  A job role […]

Conference Objectives To raise public awareness of the significance, scale and topicality of the tasks of media and information literacy promotion among information, media and education professionals, government executives and public at large To outline policies and professional strategies for the promotion of media and information literacy and to identify key problem areas To contribute to improving international, regional and […]

Elearning Update 2012 – Wed 1 Aug to Fri 3 Aug at Caesar’s Palace, GAUTENG, ZA. Conference themes are: Analysis; Design; Development & implementation; and Evaluation. Find out more at the conference website.

ASKe (Assessment Standards Knowledge exchange) is delighted to announce its Sixth Plagiarism event will be held in conjunction with the Higher Education Academy (HEA). This one day event will explore current issues and strategies for managing student plagiarism in higher education. It will focus on developing institutional approaches, policies and practice. There will be opportunities to discuss current concerns, share […]

The Vitae Researcher Development Framework provides an overarching framework to support researchers in identifying the wide range of knowledge, behaviours and attributes of excellent researchers. Lenses on the Vitae Researcher Development have been developed to focus on the knowledge, behaviours and attributes that are developed by researchers and that can be acquired through or used in various contexts such as […]

Public libraries are helping those who feel digitally excluded online. In November 2010 the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) signed up to the government’s Race Online 2012 campaign which aims aims to help everyone in the UK access and use the Internet.  As part of this a pilot is being run to train Library staff so that they can help […]