New book – Information literacy: infiltrating the agenda, challenging minds

Alison Pope and Geoff Walton’s new book ‘Information literacy: infiltrating the agenda, challenging minds’  9781843346104 was published by Chandos Woodhead this month. There are chapters from well known authors in the field of information literacy – John Crawford, Bob Glass, Nancy Graham, Christine Irving, Gareth Johnson, and Drew Whitworth, new authors Kirsty Baker, Katharine Reedy […]

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Information: Interactions and Impact (i³) – starts Mon 20th June

i³ is concerned with the quality and effectiveness of the interaction between people and information and how this interaction can bring about change in individuals, organisations, communities and society. The conference will look beyond the issues of use and accessibility of technology to questions about the way people interact with the information and knowledge content

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Journal of Information Literacy – Summer issue has arrived

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

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Information Literacy Practitioner Award announced

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

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Information Literacy Award 2011 Nominees announced

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.

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Journal of Information Technology Education – new issue has an article on IL

  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

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RIN announce award of IL research project

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

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