Vicki McGarvey, Learning and Information Services Manager at Staffordshire University, reports on a recent CILIP ILG sponsored TeachMeet. Photos by Sue Howlett. On 19th March the Academic Skills Know-how team within Information Services at Staffordshire University had the pleasure of hosting another Teachmeet event, sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group. This was the fourth of these events hosted by the ASK […]

Emma Woods, CILIP IL Group Marketing Officer and an Information Consultant at Royal Holloway, gives her thoughts on the Developing a Blended Learning Skills Programme workshop, held at CILIP on 26th March 2015. This workshop was organised by the CILIP IL Group and run by Jade Kelsall and Jennie Blake from the University of Manchester. I was delighted to be […]

Rebecca Mogg and Cathie Jackson offer their thoughts on the Welsh Information Literacy Project Closing Conference, which took place on Thursday, 26th March, 2015 at Glyndŵr University in Wrexham. This one-day event at Glyndwr University celebrated the achievements of the Welsh Information Literacy Project (WILP) as its funded work comes to a close. The importance of cross-sector collaboration Nancy Graham,  the outgoing Chair of […]

CILIP Debate: This House believes that the role of the librarian should be that of teacher On 10 February 2015, the CILIP Information Literacy Group hosted a lively debate at the Library of Birmingham, chaired by Jane Secker, Chair of the IL Group. The speakers for the motion, Emma Coonan and Geoff Walton, and speakers against the motion, Darren Smart and Alka Sehgal-Cuthbert, all delivered […]

With thanks to Allison Jones from the University of Wales, Trinity Saint David for this post. The inaugural joint Great Western Four (GW4) , WHELF  and Cardiff University Libraries event  was opened with the following statement from Janet Peters, Director at Cardiff University, “72% of students are engaged with library staff but with the researcher we are barely scratching the […]