The latest issue of the Journal of Information Literacy (the journal of the CILIP CSG Information Literacy group) has just been published! The contents of the Journal of Information Literacy vol 6(1) include: Articles The experiences of Chinese PhD students in Australia: Encountering information literacy challenges by Jinghe Han Business information literacy teaching at different academic levels: an exploration of […]



I introduced the controversial ‘Three spheres of information literacy’ theory at LILAC in 2010 and gave my own interpretation of their relative importance as observed from my research. This year at LILAC I asked delegates who attended my talk (20) to note how they viewed the three spheres see http://www.flickr.com/photos/humpydemon/ for pics. I then asked lis-infoliteracy subscribers the same question and […]



Conference Date: 16 to 18 July 2012 Location: Sage Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK The 2012 International Plagiarism Conference celebrates ten years of pioneering research in promoting approaches to authentic assessment which place the student at the heart of the learning process. The conference programme is now available,  including keynote presentations from Dr Tracey Bretag, Dr Virginia Barbour, Dr Tara Brabazon, Kirby […]



The Credo Reference Digital Award for Information Literacy was announced at the LILAC conference dinner.  The annual award aims to recognise an individual librarian or group of librarians who develop the best new digital resource for promoting information literacy. Skills@Library Team (University of Leeds) for the Skills@Library lecturer pages. This is an extensive online portfolio of teaching resources to support […]



The Information Literacy Practitioner Award was announced at the conference dinner at LILAC 2012. Andrew Walsh (Academic Librarian, University of Huddersfield), won the award in recognition of his high profile achievements in promoting the use of mobile learning technologies and active/game-based learning techniques in information literacy teaching. The runner-up was Judy Atkinson (LIS Manager, Royal College of Nursing), recognised for her outstanding […]



The winner of the 2012 LILAC student award (sponsored by the CILIP CSG Information Literacy Group) was Thasya Elliott.  Thaysa is a Learning Resource Centre Assistant at Haringey Sixth Form Centre and is studying on the MA Information Management course at London Metropolitan University. The award was judged this year by Susie Andretta (London Metropolitan University) and Ruth Stubbings (Loughborough University Library) […]



The CSG Information Literacy Group are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Information Literacy, Dr Jane Secker.  Jane was a founder member of the LILAC conference, and as conference officer for the group she was responsible for devising the academic programme for the past 8 years.  She has also been a member of […]



Thursday 24 May 2012, 10.45 – 15.15 Vision West Notts, Ransom Hall, Mansfield *Lunch will be supplied* iParadigm would like to invite you to attend a unique FREE event to learn more about Turnitin and how it can be used as an effective tool in addressing plagiarism. It is aimed at new and existing instructors within the further education sector […]



Theme: The “ADDIE Model” – alive and well Check out: https://sites.google.com/site/elearningatbase/ The 5th Elearning Update, will take place at the “Emperors Palace” near Johannesburg International Airport, South Africa on 1, 2 and 3 August 2012. It will contain a selection of formal refereed papers, informal papers and invited papers. There is still time to submit abstracts for non-refereed papers, workshops […]



Sorry for the short notice.  Have just noticed the exciting opportunity to join Second Life to listen to a report on LILAC 12 and discuss it. Hear first hand accounts of the UK’s information literacy conference:  for the 5th year running we will have an hour of reports and discussion in Second Life! All welcome! When: 12 noon SL time […]