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Continuing with our series welcoming the new members of the ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals, we’d like to introduce David Smith. The purpose of this group is to bring together new library professionals and contribute towards the work of the Information Literacy Group. What is your role in the committee? I am a new member of the ILG New Professionals […]



Continuing with our series welcoming the new members of the ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals, we’d like to introduce Antonis Sideras. The purpose of this group is to bring together new library professionals and contribute towards the work of the Information Literacy Group. What is your role in the committee? I a new member of the ILG New Professionals Sub-committee. […]



Continuing with our series welcoming the new members of the ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals, we’d like to introduce Frances Marsh. The purpose of this group is to bring together new library professionals and contribute towards the work of the Information Literacy Group. What is your role in the committee? I am one of the new members of the ILG […]



What is your role on the committee? I am one of the Training Officers. When did you join and why? I joined in August 2021. I’d attended the LILAC conference in 2019 and really gained a lot of professional knowledge and met some exceptionally talented people from it, so when this opportunity came up, I was excited to be able […]

Headshot of Adrian Vaugha


As part of our series welcoming the new members of the ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals, we’d like to introduce Adrian Vaughan. The purpose of this group is to bring together new library professionals and contribute towards the work of the Information Literacy Group. What is your role on the committee? I am one of the newly appointed members of […]

Head shot of Katie Wise


We will be introducing the new members of the ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals over a series of posts. The purpose of this group is to bring together new library professionals and contribute towards the work of the Information Literacy Group. First up is Katie Wise… What is your role on the committee? I am a member of the ILG […]

Coffee Meeting


What is your role on the committee? I am a Comms Team Member and support the work of the CILIP Information Literacy Group by contributing to its website and social media content. When did you join and why? I joined the team in May 2021 and was drawn to the role because it’s an opportunity to develop my communications skills […]

Coffee Meeting


What is your role on the committee? I am one of the newly appointed Comms Team Members of the ILG website. The ILG Comms team is a sub-group of the CILIP Information Literacy Group. When did you join and why? I joined the team in May 2021. I’ve been working as a school librarian since 2014, and have seen a gap […]

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  What is your role on the committee? I’ve just taken on the role of Digital Platforms Editor for the Comms Team of the ILG. When did you join and why? I joined the ILG comms team in May 2021. I have recently developed a real interest in digital capabilities and improving digital skills for both myself and others. I […]

Media Literacy


In this guest blog post, Gianfranco Polizzi, research fellow at the University of Birmingham, writes about digital and data literacy, focussing on children’s understanding of online privacy compared with experts and advocates and on what policymakers, schools and educators can do to educate children through formal education.   I recently gave a presentation on digital and data literacy at a […]