Several members of the CILIP Information Literacy Group Committee recently attended the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in Istanbul, Turkey. The conference’s main theme was Information Literacy, Media Literacy and Lifelong Learning, but a wide range of topics was covered during the four-day event. Nancy Graham (IL Group Committee Chair) and Jane Secker (JIL editor) gave a presentation on […]



Location:  Manchester Metropolitan University New Business School: room 1.22. Near All Saints park   (off Oxford Rd) Date: Monday 13th May 2013   10.00 – 4pm (9.30 registration) Cost: Free; refreshments (including lunch sponsored by the CILIP IL group) will be provided. Event outline: The CILIP Information Literacy Group are pleased to announce a joint training session with the NoWAL consortium on […]



The CILIP Information Literacy group is holding its first AGM at LILAC 2013.  All members of the group are invited to attend it. CILIP Information Literacy Group: Annual General Meeting 2013 Date: Tuesday 26th March 2013 Time: 1.05 – 2 pm Venue: Eats Restaurant, University Place, Manchester University Agenda Welcome to first AGM of the Specialist Interest Group on Information […]



Back in the summer, many CILIP Information Literacy Group committee members took part in the one day IL executive briefing.  All the presentations are available on the CILIP website.  The introduction by the CILIP ILG Chair, Debbi Boden-Angell, can be accessed directly via CILIP IL Briefing.



On 14th August 2012, the CILIP Information Literacy Group is sponsoring a free workshop (11am-3pm) at the University of Birmingham to discuss how the library community in UK can facilitate the sharing of information literacy resources as open educational resources. The workshop will involve producing a way forward for how we can work together to achieve this goal, but the […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group is holding a workshop day on 23rd August 2012 on presentation skills for your IL teaching. In the morning, Emily Shields will facilitate a workshop on intermediate PowerPoint, that will give you tips and tricks on how to enhance existing PowerPoint knowledge. In the afternoon Ned Potter will give you an introduction to using Prezi […]



Conference Date: 16 to 18 July 2012 Location: Sage Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK The 2012 International Plagiarism Conference celebrates ten years of pioneering research in promoting approaches to authentic assessment which place the student at the heart of the learning process. The conference programme is now available,  including keynote presentations from Dr Tracey Bretag, Dr Virginia Barbour, Dr Tara Brabazon, Kirby […]



Thursday 24 May 2012, 10.45 – 15.15 Vision West Notts, Ransom Hall, Mansfield *Lunch will be supplied* iParadigm would like to invite you to attend a unique FREE event to learn more about Turnitin and how it can be used as an effective tool in addressing plagiarism. It is aimed at new and existing instructors within the further education sector […]



Theme: The “ADDIE Model” – alive and well Check out: https://sites.google.com/site/elearningatbase/ The 5th Elearning Update, will take place at the “Emperors Palace” near Johannesburg International Airport, South Africa on 1, 2 and 3 August 2012. It will contain a selection of formal refereed papers, informal papers and invited papers. There is still time to submit abstracts for non-refereed papers, workshops […]



by Rebecca Mogg – Membership Officer I was offered the opportunity to attend this one day conference at Birmingham City University on 19 March and help out on the CSG Information Literacy Group stand during lunch and coffee. A great deal for me as I got to sit on most of the presentations at this day dedicated to IL. The […]