Publicity for UN's Pause campaign


The United Nations will mark World Social Media Day 2020 on June 30th by launching a new campaign to tackle misinformation and fake news called “Pause – Take care before you share”. The campaign’s pre-publicity emphasises the topical importance of addressing this issue: “We are in a moment of global reckoning, from the pandemic sweeping across the globe to worldwide […]



Cambridge University Libraries are running an Information Literacy Day on June 25th and as they are doing this virtually would like to extend a warm welcome to colleagues from other institutions to join them for the morning sessions which will be run via Zoom. “We are delighted to have Ruth Carlyle and Jane Secker join us for the morning sessions […]

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Like the rest of the world, the CILIP events team have been adapting to a new way of working, including adapting their planned events to different formats or revised dates, and adding new content such as online events. Originally due to take place in Sheffield, Approaches to Teaching Information Literacy in Practice will now be delivered via Zoom on Friday 1st May […]

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A series of weekly webinars hosted by the Association of Learning Technology (ALT) started on Friday 20th March in response to queries, largely from those working in Higher Education, related to  copyright and online learning following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and the shift to online learning. The webinars, hosted by Jane Secker and Chris Morrison, are free to […]

Announcement


The IFLA Information Literacy Section and the School Libraries Section invite interested professionals to submit proposals for papers to be presented at their co-sponsored open session on “Perspectives on the role of information literacy education in fostering a smooth transition throughout a learner’s formal education journey – from PK to 20 and beyond” during the IFLA World Library and Information Congress held in Dublin, […]

Icepops (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars)


The Icepops conference will be held on Tuesday 7th July 2020 at the Park Inn Hotel, Cardiff and is being supported by the Welsh Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF). Bookings are now open.   Devised by Chris Morrison and Jane Secker (the UK Copyright Literacy team) and run in conjunction with the CILIP Information Literacy Group, the day will include keynote speakers, a world café, lightning […]

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Bookings are now being taken for a workshop in Sheffield on Friday, May 1 on Approaches to Teaching Information Literacy in Practice. Led by experienced trainers (and Information Literacy Group Committee Members) Dr. Jane Secker and Sarah Pavey, this half-day, interactive workshop will enable attendees to understand the terminology of information literacy, critical literacy and digital literacy, and how they […]

Icepops (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars)


The International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars (Icepops) conference will be held on Tuesday 7th July 2020 at the Park Inn Hotel, Cardiff and is being supported by the Welsh Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF). Bookings are now open. If you are interested in presenting at Icepops, the call for speakers is open until Monday 24th February 2020. The conference is looking for […]

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Information Innovation @ UTS is a seminar series from the Information and Knowledge Management (IKM) group at University of Technology Sydney (UTS). Video and audio recordings from their recent event, Digital Literacy Reconsidered, are now available. To be ‘digitally literate’ is supposedly a good thing – but what does it actually mean? – What does it mean for us as both […]

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The IFLA LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group and the Information Literacy Section invite interested professionals to submit proposals for the open session to be held in Dublin, Ireland, on 15-22 August 2020. The theme of the session will be: “Information Literacy in LIS Programmes in Developing Countries”. There is an increasing awareness about the prospective and important role of Library and Information […]