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 […]



International conference on emerging technologies in academic libraries 2012 – 1-3 October 2012, Trondheim, Norway emtacl12  is an international conference for academic librarians, information professionals, academic staff, students, library system developers and suppliers, among others. The aim is to provide answers to the following questions: What can academic libraries do to address change? How can we adapt? Which technologies can/should/must we […]



Conference Objectives To raise public awareness of the significance, scale and topicality of the tasks of media and information literacy promotion among information, media and education professionals, government executives and public at large To outline policies and professional strategies for the promotion of media and information literacy and to identify key problem areas To contribute to improving international, regional and […]



Elearning Update 2012 – Wed 1 Aug to Fri 3 Aug at Caesar’s Palace, GAUTENG, ZA. Conference themes are: Analysis; Design; Development & implementation; and Evaluation. Find out more at the conference website.



ASKe (Assessment Standards Knowledge exchange) is delighted to announce its Sixth Plagiarism event will be held in conjunction with the Higher Education Academy (HEA). This one day event will explore current issues and strategies for managing student plagiarism in higher education. It will focus on developing institutional approaches, policies and practice. There will be opportunities to discuss current concerns, share […]



The Road to Information Literacy: Librarians as facilitators of learning Dates: 8-10 August 2012 Location: Tampere, Finland IFLA-satellite registration is now open: http://iflasatellitetampere2012.wordpress.com/ Sponsor: IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section and IFLA Information Literacy Section Contacts: Susan Schnuer, schnuer@illinois.edu ; Leena Toivonen, leena.t.toivonen@uta.fi



Great Expectations: what do students want and how do we deliver? Bookings are now open for The Sixth CILIP CoFHE and UC&R Joint Conference at Newcastle University, 25-27 June 2012. The conference will examine the key role that academic libraries and their staff play in both the learning cycle of the student and the wider demands of the institutions they […]



ASKe (Assessment Standards Knowledge exchange) is delighted to announce its Sixth Plagiarism event will be held in conjunction with the Higher Education Academy (HEA). Date: Thursday 14 June 2012 Time: 9.45am – 4.30pm Venue: Wheatley Campus, Oxford Brookes University Fee: £65 early bird (before Easter); £85 thereafter This one day event will explore current issues and strategies for managing student […]



Bookings are now being taken for a free, online event entitled ‘Empowering, encouraging and engaging staff with learning technology as part of their CPD’ scheduled to take place at lunchtime on Friday 24th February 2012 (12:30 – 13:30)being run by the JISC Regional Support Centre for the West Midlands. Developing staff skills with technology and new pedagogical approaches is very […]



European Meeting on Media and Information Literacy Education Date: Feb. 27-29, 2012 Venue: Milan The EMMILE Programme Committee invites EMMILE Attendees to submit a poster proposal on a project, a study carried out or research findings etc., concerning Media and Information Literacy Education in different sectors. Call for posters: http://emmile.wordpress.com/emmile-poster-session/ The number of EMMILE registrations is increasing: if you are interested in […]