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From 24 – 31st October 2021, UNESCO celebrate the 10th Global Media and Information Literacy week. It’s a major occasion for stakeholders to review and celebrate progress achieved towards Media and Information Literacy for All. In the UK, CILIP and the Information Literacy Group have been asking ourselves how might information literacy be better recognised as a vital contribution to […]

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We are pleased to let you know that the call for presentations for LILAC 2022 is now open. LILAC 2022 will be taking place from 11-13 April 2022 at Manchester Metropolitan University. We continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely. We are working with our venues to ensure that suitable safety measures are in place, and are adhering to the […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group is pleased to host a “Shut Up and Write” session for HE or FE colleagues writing applications for Advance HE fellowships at Associate, Fellow and Senior Fellow level. Taking place on Monday, November 8th, this is a half-day online event providing time, space and guidance for HE or FE colleagues writing their applications. Date: Monday […]



The Journal of Play in Adulthood is pleased to announce a call for papers that we think the Information Literacy community may be interested in. The call, “The Playful Library: Playful attitudes, approaches and activities in library settings”, for a special issue of the Journal of Play in Adulthood, a peer-reviewed Diamond OA journal (free to read and publish in). […]

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Please join us in this wonderful IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) session with four outstanding speakers worldwide! This event is entirely online. IFLA Information Literacy Section Program Session at WLIC 2021 (Stream 3) When: 18 August 2021, 20:45 -21:30 BST (Click here to see the date/time of the session in your local time zone) Meet the Speakers for […]

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A webinar discussing the newly released Jisc report ‘Technology-enabled teaching and learning at scale’ is taking place at 5pm on Friday 30th July 2021. The goal of the webinar is to have a collaborative discussion to help US and UK institutions think about what they can do now to plan to increase the quality of their online courses for this […]

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Media and Information Literacy in the Digital Age Digital information is how we consume information, but how do we know when information is false or that we know we need to improve our media and information literacy skills? The digital age has surfaced more information than ever before.  Today, individuals must be able to recognise when information is true or […]

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The LILAC Committee are very pleased to announce the nominations for the Leading Light FestivIL 2021 award, sponsored by the University of Sheffield Information School. Congratulations to all the nominees! We invite you to read about the amazing information literacy work from all the nominees and vote for who you want to receive the Leading Light Award. Full details of the […]

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


I Can’t Believe It’s Not Icepops! is a free online event taking place on Friday 25th June 2021 and registration is now open! This international copyright literacy event will be of interest to anyone with an interest in copyright at all levels of education. It has been co-organised by UK Copyright Literacy and the Information Literacy Group.

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The last 12 months have been challenging and unprecedented; so we decided to run the information literacy awards a little differently this year too. It became apparent that an on-campus LILAC wouldn’t be possible for 2021, so the online event FestivIL by LILAC has been created to support the information literacy community this year. This online event, to be held over […]