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LILAC 2022 will be taking place at Manchester Metropolitan University, Monday 11th April to Wednesday 13th April 2022. We’re really looking forward to finally being able to deliver the conference we didn’t get to hold in 2020! Whilst the committee enjoyed meeting some of you virtually at FestivIL in the summer, we are so excited to see everyone again in […]



This post was originally an email sent to the ILG from Greg Walters, University of Glasgow. Introduction The ALT Copyright and Online Learning Special Interest Group (CoOLSIG) are pleased to announce we will be coordinating a UK Fair Dealing week commencing 21st  of February – 25th  2022. This follows on from last year’s Fair Use/ Fair Dealing week which ran […]

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Our friends at Project Information Literacy would like to let you know about the following free event. On Friday Oct 29, 10-11 am PDST/Arizona time (6-7 pm UK time), the School of Information at the University of Arizona will host “Learning to Teach in MLIS Programs: Research, Experiences, & Ways Forward,” and they have generously opened it up to the […]

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Join the IFLA Information Literacy and School Libraries Sections for a co-sponsored webinar series on 27 and 28 October! This webinar series explores perspectives on the role of information literacy education in fostering a smooth transition throughout a learner’s formal education journey from pre-Kindergarten to 20 and beyond. They are being offered within the Unesco Global Media and Information Literacy […]

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As part of UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy Week (24 – 31 October 2021), the CILIP Information Literacy Group is promoting three exciting free events with Library and Information departments at UK universities. The paths, nodes and edges of information literacy research Thursday 28th October, 10am-11am UK time This event will provide insight into information literacy research that is […]

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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 […]