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The logo for the LILAC 2024 conference. The logo says 2024 Leeds but the number 0 is replaced with an image of an owl. A number of Leeds Beckett University’s constituent colleges at various times during their history featured the owl as their emblem, this included the City of Leeds Training College, the original occupants of Headingley Campus. Below 2024 Leeds it says LILAC: the information literacy conference. The logo is the colour lilac.

LILAC 2024: A View from Public Libraries

This post is by Ana Silva, Library Development Officer at Cambridgeshire Libraries, who was awarded a bursary to attend this year’s LILAC Conference in Leeds. I attended LILAC 2024, held at Leeds Beckett University, as one of the winners of the bursaries for under-represented groups, which include those of us working in public libraries. As […]

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EBSCO Information Services Defines Guiding Principles for the Responsible Use of Artificial Intelligence

As LILAC 2024 draws closer, we have asked all the event sponsors to write a guest post and tell us about their contribution to information literacy. Our full list of LILAC sponsors can be seen at this link.  Generative artificial intelligence (AI) stands poised to revolutionize various industries, including the library sector. As EBSCO explores

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Facet Publishing: Academic Publishing Supporting Information Literacy

As LILAC 2024 approaches, we have invited the event sponsors to write a guest post and tell us about their contribution to information literacy. Our full list of LILAC sponsors can be seen at this link. In 2018, CILIP provided a concise yet comprehensive definition of Information Literacy as “the ability to think critically and make

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Enhancing Information Literacy: Keenious’ Edge in Academic Exploration

As LILAC 2024 approaches, we are giving our event sponsors the opportunity to write a guest post and contribute to the current conversations in information literacy. Our full list of LILAC sponsors can be seen at this link. First up are Aislinn Marmion and Jakob Aure from Keenious, who have written about how Keenious can

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The logo for the LILAC 2024 conference. The logo says 2024 Leeds but the number 0 is replaced with an image of an owl. A number of Leeds Beckett University’s constituent colleges at various times during their history featured the owl as their emblem, this included the City of Leeds Training College, the original occupants of Headingley Campus. Below 2024 Leeds it says LILAC: the information literacy conference. The logo is the colour lilac.

Publishing opportunity: LILAC conference reports in the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL)

Submitted by Meg Westbury, the Managing Editor of the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL). Are you attending LILAC in April 2024?  If so, please consider submitting a conference report to the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL). JIL publishes conference reports for many different IL conferences, and LILAC is always an important one to cover! Conference

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2024 Information Literacy Award – Student Award

There’s still time to make a nomination for the 2024 Information Literacy Award and apply for the Student Award. Information Literacy Award The CILIP Information Literacy Group and the Information School at the University of Sheffield are proud to offer an award for achievement in the field of information literacy (IL). The award is open

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The logo for the LILAC 2024 conference. The logo says 2024 Leeds but the number 0 is replaced with an image of an owl. A number of Leeds Beckett University’s constituent colleges at various times during their history featured the owl as their emblem, this included the City of Leeds Training College, the original occupants of Headingley Campus. Below 2024 Leeds it says LILAC: the information literacy conference. The logo is the colour lilac.

Why you should be planning your nomination for the Information Literacy Award

Nominations for the 2024 Information Literacy Award open in the new year. The award is open to all practitioners, researchers and academics working in the information literacy field in the UK, both individuals and teams, and recognises excellent practice. You can nominate colleagues or self-nominate, so why not start thinking about which person, team, project

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