How to be a critical but constructive friend: reviewing and refereeing for journal articles and conference papers

For library and faculty staff from LIS and cognate areas who are interested in becoming reviewers for JIL and LILAC. The course, facilitated by Susie Andretta, aims to explore the role of the reviewer in ascertaining the quality of a paper and to demonstrate the critical appraisal practices that a reviewer should employ to fulfil …

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ITALICS: Call for papers for February issue

The first issue of ITALICS for 2011 will be a general issue with a flexible learning strand.  Papers are welcome on all aspects of learning and teaching in the Information and Comptuer Sciences disciplines. If you are interested in submitting a paper to the next issue please follow this url; http://ww.ics.heacademy.ac.uk/italics/paperscall.htm Important Dates: – Deadline …

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Libri – new issue has articles on IL & searching behaviours

LIBRI is now available online. Subscribers to the printed edition enjoy immediate access to the current issues online.  Visit: http://www.reference-global.com/ Vol. 60, No. 3 has a several articles on IL.  They are: Information Literacy as a Human Right  by Paul Sturges and Almuth Gastinger.  pp. 195-202. http://www.reference-global.com/doi/abs/10.1515/libr.2010.017?ai=w8&ui=20w1&af=T Conceptions of Teaching and Learning in the Context …

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Communications in Information Literacy – new issue available

Communications in Information Literacy has just published its latest issue – Vol. 4 (no. 1) at http://www.comminfolit.org/. The papers are: Editorial – Teaching matters: Developing as a Teacher/Librarian Rules of Engagement: Best Practices for Connecting with Students by Janelle M Zauha. Perspectives Who’s in Charge Here? Authority, Authoritativeness, and the Undergraduate Researcher by MaryBeth Meszaros. …

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