Guest post from JIL’s Editor, Jane Secker, on her recent attendance at the Library Instruction West conference. Reposted with permission from Jane’s blog http://janesecker.wordpress.com/2014/08/15/library-instruction-west-part-two/    I headed off for a few weeks to visit the Canadian Rockies in search of bears (four spotted), elk (20 plus spotted), lakes and mountains (too many to count but Lake Louise and Lake Maligne […]



Writing research proposals and publications – CILIP ILG & LIRG Venue: Charter Room East, CILIP HQ, 7 Ridgmount Street, London Date: Friday 12th September, 2014 10:00 – 16:30 Workshop outline: This one day event will introduce participants to research, writing a research proposal and writing the research up for publication once it is complete. Led by experts in the field, […]



NoWAL is running a free event for its members on “Collaborative approaches to Information Literacy” at Manchester Metropolitan University on Monday, 16th June 2014. The event aims to give participants an opportunity to learn from the good practice of presenters who have innovated and developed their practice by working collaboratively. The speakers for the event include staff from different HE […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group is sponsoring a free LibTeachMeet event at the University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, on Wednesday, 25th June 2014. The theme is ‘Information Literacy meets … Employability and Graduate Skills’. The  event will focus on how information literacy skills can be taught as part of a wider graduate attribute skills package, specifically to enhance the employability prospects of students. Attendees will […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group is sponsoring a free LibTeachMeet event that is being organised by Learning and Information Services at the University of Wolverhampton on Thursday, 10th July 2014. The theme is information literacy skills and the new student. The event will focus on innovative information literacy and skills practice in relation to new students, explore how best to measure its impact and look […]



The Health Information Specialist team of King’s College London Library will be hosting a free London Library TeachMeet event on Thursday, 12th June 2014. The theme of the event is: Enhancing the student experience through interactivity and engagement. The organisers are looking for willing presenters who would like to share aspects of their teaching practice with the LibTeachMeet attendees.  Presentations will be 5 minutes in […]



The Information Literacy Journal Club is an online discussion group focusing on information literacy and other aspects of user education. Everyone is welcome to participate, whether you are a current student of ILS, an established information professional or just generally interested in the subject area. The Club’s next online blog-comment meeting will take place at 8-9 pm UK time (times elsewhere in the […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group is sponsoring a free LibTeachMeet event that is being hosted at Aberystwyth University on Wednesday, 4th June 2014. A Library TeachMeet is an informal get-together for librarians to share ideas and experiences of teaching. Everyone will have the chance to give short, five minute presentation on what they’ve been doing, or are hoping to do, with regards to information […]



The Information Literacy Journal Club is an online discussion group focusing on information literacy and other aspects of user education. Everyone is welcome to participate, whether you are a current student of ILS, an established information professional or just generally interested in the subject area. The Club’s next online blog-comment meeting takes place at 8-9 pm UK time (times elsewhere in the world) […]



CoPILOT (Community of Practice for Information Literacy Online Teaching) are holding a free event at Glasgow Caledonian University on Wednesday, 12th February 2014. The workshop will provide a practical introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) for teaching information literacy. Though a mixture of presentation, group work and hands-on activity, participants will learn to find, evaluate and consider adopting OER for […]