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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 […]

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The 14th Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC 2018) began yesterday at the University of Liverpool, with over 300 delegates in attendance. The morning’s parallel sessions set the scene for the conference, covering a wide range of topics from introducing a digital literacy framework at an HE institution to teaching referencing using Lego. LILAC co-chairs Rosie Jones and Lisa Jeskins […]

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The following post has been reposted with permission from Charlie Inskip’s Research Blog We were very happy to greet around 75 enthusiastic librarians and careers professionals from around the country to UCL on Friday 2nd Feb last week to the “On The Move: transitioning information skills into the workplace” event. We heard great talks by Marc Forster, Megan Wiley, Laura […]



Submitted by Laura Woods, Subject Librarian, University of Huddersfield One Librarian, One Reference (or #1lib1ref) is an annual Wikipedia campaign that aims to encourage librarians all around the world to make Wikipedia better, one reference at a time. To celebrate this initiative, we decided to host a librarians’ editathon at the University of Huddersfield. Myself and Lindsay Ince, Assistant Records […]