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What is your role on the committee? I am the Health Sector Rep for the Information Literacy Group. When did you join and why? After attending LILAC for the first time in April 2017 (and following the conference via social media for some years previously), I felt I had found my people! When I heard that a representative from the […]

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What is your role on the committee? I’m the Editor-in Chief of the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL), which is the CILIP Information Literacy Group’s journal. My job is to keep the ILG committee updated about how the JIL Editorial Board is managing the journal. And I’m notorious for having used the word “rhizomatic” in a committee meeting about the […]

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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 just started a funded PhD at Loughborough University. My research area relates to information literacy and people’s information […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am one of the 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? Before I started at my current college we didn’t have any information literacy teaching so this is something that I’m keen to develop. […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am currently the Marketing and Communications Officer on the Information Literacy Group Committee. When did you join and why? I joined as I have a wider interest in Marketing and Communications and wanted to get involved with an active and engaging committee who are very closely linked to my current job role. […]



Nominations are now open for the Information Literacy Award 2017 (sponosored by CILIP ILG and the National Library of Wales).  Independent Library Consultant Gayner Eyre has been one of the many distinguished experts invited to judge this prestigious award during the past few years. We asked Gayner to offer some practical advice and tips to potential nominees. This is what […]



The 2017 information literacy awards are now open for nominations. The Student Award entitles 2 students to full places at the LILAC conference. Anna Theis (Teaching and Learning Assistant, University of Manchester) was one of last year’s winners. She describes the personal and professional benefits of attending this prestigious event. I was so delighted to find out that I was […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am the Further Education Representative for the CILIP Information Literacy Group. When did you join and why? I joined the group in October 2015. I had just completed my first year in post in South Essex College, where I lead the Learning Resources team. I developed an interest in information literacy whist at […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am the Secretary of the Information Literacy Group committee. When did you join and why? I joined the committee in August 2015, as Membership Secretary. I was new to the academic libraries sector at the time, and was exploring ILG as a way of improving my knowledge of information literacy. When I […]

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  What is your role on the committee? I am the Treasurer for the CILIP Information Literacy Group and the LILAC Conference. When did you join and why? I joined the committee in June 2015.  One of the reasons that I joined was to help contribute to the wider library and information management community and also to meet some new […]