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 […]



The full programme is now available for i2c2 – the Innovation, Inspiration and Creativity Conference – which is taking place on 6th-7th March, 2014 at the Studio, Manchester. Places at the conference are going fast so you are encouraged to book as early as possible. The conference aims to inspire the attendees to innovate and be more creative in their […]



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 […]



Manchester Metropolitan University Library is holding a Library TeachMeet on Wednesday 22nd January 2014. It is free and they hope it will provide a great learning, sharing and networking opportunity for library staff from across the region (people from elsewhere are, of course, very welcome!). Further details and booking information are available at http://goo.gl/25C83K  



Eleanor Johnston, Academic Skills Librarian at Staffordshire University, has written the following post about last month’s Teachmeet, which was sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group. On 20th November 2013, Staffordshire University hosted a Library Teachmeet in the Thompson Library, Stoke-on-Trent. Teachmeets are an opportunity for staff to share innovations, experience and knowledge and there were 23 ‘presenters’ and ‘enthusiastic […]



Bookings for the Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference 2014 (LILAC) are now open. LILAC is organised by the CILIP Information Literacy Group and aimed at librarians and information professionals who teach information literacy skills, are interested in digital literacies and want to improve the information seeking and evaluation skills of all library users, whoever they may be. LILAC will take […]



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 […]