Update from Siona Murray, Welsh Information Literacy Project Officer. This article is intended to provide an update on the Welsh Information Literacy Project (WILP)activities over the past year and highlight the objectives for 2013-2014. Phase IV of the project was awarded to the North Wales Library Partnership (NWLP) and Coleg Llandrillo Library in April 2014. The main aims and objectives […]

CLIC, Cardiff Libraries in Co-operation, held a summer ‘Teachmeet’ at Cardiff University on 11th July. It was held in the rather grand wood-panelled Glamorgan Building Committee Rooms. There were over 50 attendees from government, school, public libraries and HE and FE libraries which brought together a great mix of experience for discussion and networking. The afternoon began with a workshop […]

The Research Information and Digital Literacies Coalition (RIDLs) has formulated a set of criteria to help librarians in higher education describe, review and evaluate their training and development interventions and resources intended for researchers, but also for students and teaching staff – see https://www.researchinfonet.org/info-literacy/ for details. These criteria relate to all interventions aimed at developing information-handling knowledge, skills and competencies, […]

A report published yesterday highlights good practice examples designed to enhance the information literacy skills and know-how of postgraduate students and early career researchers in UK higher education. On behalf of the Research Information and Digital Literacies Coalition (RIDLs), the Research Information Network (RIN) and Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL) have announced the results of this research, […]

Location:  Manchester Metropolitan University New Business School: room 1.22. Near All Saints park   (off Oxford Rd) Date: Monday 13th May 2013   10.00 – 4pm (9.30 registration) Cost: Free; refreshments (including lunch sponsored by the CILIP IL group) will be provided. Event outline: The CILIP Information Literacy Group are pleased to announce a joint training session with the NoWAL consortium on […]

The CILIP Information Literacy Group are pleased to announce that the presentations from LILAC 2013 are now available.  We hope you have fun reading them. Let us know how they influence your work.

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is delighted to announce a sponsored place for the CILIP Umbrella Conference, (Hash tag: #UB13) taking place at Manchester University on 2-3 July 2013. CILIP is providing a bursary place for a CILIP IL Group member consisting of a complimentary place on both days of the conference, as well as one nights’ accommodation at George […]

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is proud to offer an award for achievement in the field of information literacy.  The award is open to individuals working in the information literacy arena, and in any sector, within the United Kingdom. The 2013 winner is Kim McGowan Kim was recognised for an impressive body of work which has raised the profile of IL […]

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is pleased to announce for the second year running an award for innovation in digital resources for information literacy, generously sponsored by Credo Reference.  This award recognises an individual or group who develop the best new digital resource for promoting information literacy.  The winner receives £500 for personal use and £500 for their nominated charity. […]

The purpose of the Student Sponsored Award is to enable two students to attend LILAC.  The award consists of full conference registration, travel and accommodation expenses. The 2013 winners were: Darren Flynn – Darren is a Senior Library Assistant at Manchester Metropolitan University and  is currently enrolled on a full-time 1-year Library and Information Management course at MMU. Roisin Cassidy – […]