Comment

Project Information Literacy logo

PIL Provocations: A New Series from Project Information Literacy – A Personal View

The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of an exciting new Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. Barbara Fister, the series’ Contributing Editor, has kindly contributed a guest blog post to explain more about the initiative and to introduce the premier essay …

PIL Provocations: A New Series from Project Information Literacy – A Personal View Read More »

Digital Wellbeing in the Pandemic

Jacqueline Geekie is the Public Libraries Representative on the Information Literacy Group and is the Information Literacy and Learning Librarian for Live Life Aberdeenshire. As we approach the year mark in the pandemic, and many are still using technology every day for work, school, and in our personal lives, it is important to consider our …

Digital Wellbeing in the Pandemic Read More »

Palace of Westminster

Introducing formal Information scrutiny to Parliamentary research

In this guest blog post, Anne-Lise Harding shares some of the practitioner research she has carried out during her first year working in the House of Commons library with Select Committees, and the specificities of their Information Literacy needs. Anne-Lise is Senior Liaison Librarian at the House of Commons and the Government Libraries Sector Representative …

Introducing formal Information scrutiny to Parliamentary research Read More »

Teaching

Delivering Library Induction online for Further Education students – at Buxton and Leek College

In this guest blog post, Liz White talks about the planning involved in moving Library Induction online for FE students during the current pandemic. Liz is Assistant Academic Librarian at the University of Derby and the Further Education Sector Representative for the Information Literacy Group. Introduction As Assistant Academic Librarian at Buxton and Leek College I …

Delivering Library Induction online for Further Education students – at Buxton and Leek College Read More »

Palace of Westminster

What is your understanding of Information Literacy and do you think it helps when reviewing evidence during the pandemic?

Jacqueline Geekie, the Public Libraries Representative on the CILIP Information Literacy Group, recently asked question (by proxy) about information literacy and the pandemic in Parliament. I was recently invited to attend an Evidence Week Event by Sense about Science who brought together members of the public to ask questions of their MP in a virtual …

What is your understanding of Information Literacy and do you think it helps when reviewing evidence during the pandemic? Read More »

Health literacy https://www.flickr.com/photos/jasonahowie/8585047526

NHS Librarians’ responses to COVID-19

In this guest blog post, Pip Divall talks about the responses of NHS Librarians to COVID-19. Pip is the Clinical Librarian Service Manager at UHL NHS Trust and the Health Sector Rep for the Information Literacy Group. Like the rest of the world, health librarians and information professionals have been dealing with huge unknowns. The …

NHS Librarians’ responses to COVID-19 Read More »

Laptop

Privacy and surveillance in the classroom: Responding to new information literacy challenges

In our latest guest blog post, Alison Hicks, Assistant Professor at University College London and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Information Literacy, explores the challenges surrounding privacy and surveillance in the classroom, and whether teaching librarians need to examine their own practices.    Teaching librarians have always been pretty good at warning others of the …

Privacy and surveillance in the classroom: Responding to new information literacy challenges Read More »

Sense About Science logo

Conspiracy Theories and Covid-19 with Sense about Science

Jacqueline Geekie is the Public Libraries Representative on the Information Literacy Group and is the Information Literacy and Learning Librarian for Live Life Aberdeenshire. What do a pub landlord, a student and a librarian have in common?  No, this isn’t the start of a joke, they all attended the same workshop recently with Sense about …

Conspiracy Theories and Covid-19 with Sense about Science Read More »