What is your role on the committee? I am the Marketing Officer and am also an editor for www.informationliteracy.org.uk When did you join and why? I joined in summer 2010, when the IL Group was still a sub-group of the Community Services Group. I was looking for an opportunity to get involved in a professional committee and I saw this […]



What is your role on the committee? I’m the Training Officer. When did you join and why? I joined in December 2013. I’d attended the LILAC conference and benefitted from IL Group training events, so when the opportunity came up I recognised I’d have a lot to gain from being involved with the group. At the time of joining, I […]



What is your role? I am the School Library Representative When did you join and why? I joined the committee because I am passionate about Information Literacy skills – it’s as simple as that! I believe that it is vital that pupils from Year R, in Reception through to Year 13, in the Sixth Form, benefit from Information Skills training […]



What is your role on the committee? I am the Public Library Representative. When did you join and why? I joined in December 2014 so I am very new to the role. I joined because I have always had an interest in Information Literacy and I am lucky enough that it is now the main part of my job. It […]



What is your role on the committee? I am the LILAC Conference Officer and so I’m Chair of the LILAC Committee. When did you join and why? Information Literacy has always been my thing and I’d been the Sponsorship Officer on the LILAC committee since 2009. Being a part of LILAC meant that I was obviously very aware of the […]



What is your role on the committee? I’m the editor of the group’s open access journal, the Journal of Information Literacy. When did you join and why? I’ve been a member of ILG since 2004 when the group was formed. I was originally the LILAC conference officer and ran LlLAC for the first 8 years with a lot of help from […]



What is your role I am the ILG Membership Secretary When did you join and why I joined in summer 2013.  I put myself forward as I wanted to keep my knowledge of information literacy up to date, and to be able to learn from a group of inspiring colleagues. I believe passionately in the importance of information literacy and […]



What is your role on the committee? I’m the Deputy Chair of the ILG. When did you join and why? I joined the ILG when it was first established as a sub-group of the Community Services Special Interest Group in 2004. My role at Cardiff University included information literacy development and so I was keen to get involved in the […]



Last month’s CILIP Update included a very interesting interview with Jane Secker on the challenges of developing and implementing Information Literacy strategies for the 21st century. CILIP have kindly given us permission to share this with you. Access via the link below. Helping students deal with the Wild West world of information (PDF) Jane Secker is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal […]



What is your role on Committee? I am the sector rep for Further Education. When did you join and why? I joined the committee in summer 2013. I have been interested in information literacy for many years, firstly as subject librarian and then as a service manager. I was already a member of the CoLRic committee when I became FE […]