The Editorial Team is pleased to announce that the Summer issue 2011 of the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) has been published.  It contains articles, conference and project reports and book reviews. 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 Information literacy: a term whose time has passed? by Susie Andretta […]



The winner of the UK Information Literacy Practitioner of the Year award was announced at LILAC in London, UK.  The awards were judged and presented by Liz Chapman, Director of Library Services at the LSE and Gaynor Eyre, Head of the Department of Information Studies at Aberystwyth University. Duncan Chappell from Glasgow School of Art Library was the winner for […]



The nominees for this year’s Information Literacy Practitioner of the Year Award have been announced.   They are: Duncan Chappell (Glasgow School of Art) Sonja Haerkonen (Cardiff University) Clare McCluskey (York St John University) Audrey Morton (Burrowmoor Primary School) Geoff Walton (Staffordshire University) The winner will be announced on the 19th April at the LILAC dinner.



Libri Vol. 61, No. 1, March 2011 has two articles on Information Literacy. Enhancing Information Literacy through the Application of Whole Brain Strategies by  Ann-Louise de Boer, Theo Bothma, and Pieter du Toit. Actors of Information Literacy Education in Latvia by Liga Krumina and Laila Parsova.



  The Journal of Information Technology Education has an article on information literacy. Stagg, A.; Lane, M.  (2010) Using Clickers to Support Information Literacy Skills Development and Instruction in First-Year Business Students.  The Journal of Information Technology Education. Vol. 9,  pp. 197-215



Research supervisors can play a crucial role in the effective imparting of relevant skills, knowledge and understanding. But in reality, they often are not able, well-equipped or even predisposed to play such a rolein realtion to information literacy.  RIN are pleased to announce that they have awarded a study into how supervisors support research students development of information literacy.  The […]



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 […]