Andrew Walsh, academic Librarian for Education and Professional Development at the University of Huddersfield and Training Officer of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has kindly provided a report on the recent #LibraryCampCamp event that he organised. Thanks to sponsorship from the CILIP Information Literacy Group, the very first #LibraryCampCamp, a library learning festival, was held over the weekend of 8-9th September […]

In this guest blog post, Emilia Brzozowska-Szczecina reports on the CILIP Conference which took place on 4th/5th July in Brighton. Emilia attended the conference as the winner of the CILIP Information Literacy bursary. This year I had an amazing opportunity to attend the CILIP Conference thanks to the Information Literacy Group Bursary Award. This event took place on the 4th and […]

In this guest post, Libby Tilley from the University of Cambridge outlines how her library colleagues are currently working in partnership across the library community to develop an Information Literacy Framework. It’s an exciting opportunity, both for libraries across an extremely devolved institutional structure, and for the wider University to explore how information literacy can impact teaching and learning. About […]


Dr Jane Secker, Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group and Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at City, University of London, recently attended two European conferences related to libraries and information literacy. At the end of May 2018, Jane was invited to run a workshop at the EBLIDA-NAPLE Conference in Strasbourg on Copyright the Card Game, the popular teaching resource she co-developed […]

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Representatives of the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) attended the TeenTech Awards ceremony on 25th June 2018 at the Royal Society in London. TeenTech is an award-winning, industry-led initiative, co-founded by Maggie Philbin OBE (BBC Tomorrow’s World) and Chris Dodson OBE. TeenTech runs initiatives across the UK for young people aged 8-18, focusing on science, technology, research and innovation. ILG […]


Kate Grigsby, Marketing and Communications Officer for the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG), has kindly provided a short report on the “Information Literacy (IL) Teaching for New(er) Professionals” workshop that took place in Sheffield on April 16th, 2018. On Monday 16th April in Sheffield, 21 information professionals attended a full day workshop on “IL for New(er) Professionals” facilitated by Jane […]

On Tuesday 3rd April the first International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars (Icepops) was held at the University of Liverpool. This one-day event was the first satellite event run as part of the LILAC conference. Devised by Chris Morrison and Jane Secker (the UK Copyright Literacy team) and run in conjunction with the CILIP Information Literacy Group, the day included keynote […]


Catherine McManamon, Liaison Librarian at the University of Liverpool, has kindly provided a report on a recent Library TeachMeet event, which was hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University and sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group. It was a pleasure to welcome around 30 enthusiastic librarians and information professionals to our Library TeachMeet on Research Support. A lot is happening in the world of […]

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The final day of the 14th Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC 2018) at the University of Liverpool saw delegates enjoy a fascinating and entertaining keynote by David White, Head of Digital Learning at the University of the Arts London, on “Posthuman literacies: reframing relationships between information, technology and identity”, David’s talk explored notions of the technoself and how we can respond to students […]

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LILAC 2018 continued yesterday at the University of Liverpool. In the morning, Ola Pilerot, senior lecturer at the Swedish School of Library and Information Science (SSLIS), University of Borås, delivered a stimulating keynote speech on ‘Putting theory to work in practice: Unpacking information literacy with a conceptual toolbox from library and information science’. Ola considered the relationship between information literacy practice […]