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Gianfranco Polizzi is a PhD researcher in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. In addition, besides finishing his PhD, he is working as a Research Associate in the School of Education and Lifelong Learning at the University of East Anglia, working on a project on digital resilience among pre-teens. That we […]

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Giles Lloyd-Brown (Swansea University) will be stepping down from his role as Marketing & Insights Manager on the LILAC committee after the 2020 conference in Manchester. We asked him to reflect on his LILAC experiences. How did you get involved with LILAC? I first became involved with LILAC as a local representative, when Swansea hosted the conference back in 2017. […]

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Nick Sheppard works across Research Support and Research Data services at the University of Leeds promoting open research to improve discoverability and transparency of research outputs including publications, data, software and code. In 2018 Nick was awarded a Data Management engagement award* to explore linking research data with the Wikimedia suite of tools. In this post Nick reports on the […]

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In our latest guest post, Claire Sewell, Research Support Skills Coordinator at the University of Cambridge, explores the relationship between scholarly communications and information literacy. Claire will be one of the speakers at the forthcoming CILIP Information Literacy Group event on “Exploring the intersections of information literacy and scholarly communication”, which will be hosted at Liverpool Central Library on Monday, 2nd […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am one of the newly appointed web editors of the IL website. The website editorial team is a sub-group of the CILIP Information Literacy Group.   When did you join and why? I have been involved with the ILG website since March this year – and can’t believe how much time has flown by since […]



In this guest post, Rebecca Jones, joint School Representative of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, blogs about teaching information literacy and how it relates to fake news As a School Librarian, one way that I have been able to enable pupils to think for themselves about the information they come into contact with is through providing Information Literacy skills sessions. […]

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In this guest post, Sarah Pavey, joint School Representative of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, blogs about teenage vocabulary levels and how in an increasingly digital world, these will need to be developed in order to be able to find and select relevant information. By 2025 the world’s data will have grown to 175 Zettabytes. One Zettabyte is the equivalent […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am one of the newly appointed web editors of the IL website. The website editorial  team is a sub-group of the CILIP Information Literacy Group. When did you join and why? I joined the team in April 2019, so am very much a newbie!  Having been in my current role of Liaison Librarian for almost a […]

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Darryl Toerien is Head of Library at Oakham School in Rutland. He serves on the National Committee of CILIP’s School Libraries Group (SLG) and the Board of the School Library Association (SLA), and has recently also been elected to the Section Standing Committee for School Libraries of IFLA. He was shortlisted for the Information Literacy Award in 2019 and was […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am half of the Library & Information Schools Representative, job-sharing with Geoff Walton. When did you join and why? I joined the ILG when I was working as a teaching librarian in the United States because I was interested in the UK’s strong heritage of IL research and practice and wanted to […]