IFLA: The Road to Information Literacy: Librarians as facilitators of learning – bookings now open

The Road to Information Literacy: Librarians as facilitators of learning Dates: 8-10 August 2012 Location: Tampere, Finland IFLA-satellite registration is now open: http://iflasatellitetampere2012.wordpress.com/ Sponsor: IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section and IFLA Information Literacy Section Contacts: Susan Schnuer, schnuer@illinois.edu ; Leena Toivonen, leena.t.toivonen@uta.fi

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Sixth CILIP CoFHE and UC&R Joint Conference, Newcastle 25 – 27 June 2012

Great Expectations: what do students want and how do we deliver? Bookings are now open for The Sixth CILIP CoFHE and UC&R Joint Conference at Newcastle University, 25-27 June 2012. The conference will examine the key role that academic libraries and their staff play in both the learning cycle of the student and the wider

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Information Literacy Research Survey

If you teach information literacy at an academic institution (in any format, such as a stand-alone course, a component of another course, or single sessions), I welcome your participation in a survey. The online survey is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/metaliteracy  The purpose of the survey is to learn more about the impact of the changing information

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ASKe – Sixth plagiarism event on Thursday 14 June 2012

ASKe (Assessment Standards Knowledge exchange) is delighted to announce its Sixth Plagiarism event will be held in conjunction with the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Date: Thursday 14 June 2012 Time: 9.45am – 4.30pm Venue: Wheatley Campus, Oxford Brookes University Fee: £65 early bird (before Easter); £85 thereafter This one day event will explore current issues

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‘Empowering, encouraging and engaging staff with learning technology as part of their CPD’

Bookings are now being taken for a free, online event entitled ‘Empowering, encouraging and engaging staff with learning technology as part of their CPD’ scheduled to take place at lunchtime on Friday 24th February 2012 (12:30 – 13:30)being run by the JISC Regional Support Centre for the West Midlands. Developing staff skills with technology and

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EMMILE in libraries (and beyond) – deadline for abstract submissions 15 January 2012

European Meeting on Media and Information Literacy Education Date: Feb. 27-29, 2012 Venue: Milan The EMMILE Programme Committee invites EMMILE Attendees to submit a poster proposal on a project, a study carried out or research findings etc., concerning Media and Information Literacy Education in different sectors. Call for posters: http://emmile.wordpress.com/emmile-poster-session/ The number of EMMILE registrations is increasing:

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SCONUL Seven Pillars of Information Literacy – new lens now available

On behalf of SCONUL, Alsion McKenzie and Helen Howard have produced two new lens to the SCONUL Seven Pillars of Information Literacy.  They are available from: The SCONUL Seven Pillars of Information Literacy through a Digital Literacy lens, updated January 2012 The SCONUL Seven Pillars of Information Literacy through an Open Content lens, 2011

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