News

New issue of the Journal of Information Literacy!

The latest issue of the Journal of Information Literacy, the international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, is now available. The full contents of volume 16, issue 1 are listed below, with direct links to the articles: Editorial A difference that matters: Disability activism, scholarship and community Alison Hicks Research articles (peer-reviewed articles) …

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Call for proposals: Information literacy and society

An interesting opportunity has arisen via the Media and Information Literacy Alliance (MILA) to undertake a comprehensive review of information literacy from 2005 onwards. Please read on for further details. This post has been republished with permission from MILA and the original post is available on the MILA website. The Media and Information Literacy Alliance …

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Announcement

Information Literacy Group vacancy: Public Libraries Representative

The CILIP Information Literacy Group have an exciting opening to join our team. We are recruiting for a Public Libraries representative to share their professional knowledge of their sector. We are looking for applicants with experience of supporting the diverse information literacy needs of public library users. Knowledge of information literacy initiatives in the public …

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IFLA IL webinar – call for proposals

Information Literacy Section Call for Proposals: “Engaging library professionals in research and practice about critical pedagogy and social justice in librarianship” The IFLA Information Literacy Section invites interested professionals to submit proposals for papers to be presented during a 90-minute webinar in mid-June, before IFLA WLIC 2022. “Social justice design has much to offer to …

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Portrait of Paul George Zurkowski

Funeral for Paul George Zurkowski – founder of the Information Literacy Movement

It is with sadness that the Information Literacy Group announces the passing of Paul George Zurkowski, founder of the Information Literacy movement.  A well known figure in the Information Literacy Community, some of us had the chance to collaborate with him over the years. As founding president of the Information Industry Association, 1968-1989, Mr. Zurkowski …

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CILIP CONFERENCE + EXPO 2022 – Apply for a bursary with ILG

The CILIP Conference + Expo (7-8 July, Liverpool) is one of the largest and most eagerly anticipated events in the library and information sector and we can offer one full delegate place with one night’s accommodation as a bursary place. For the first time in three years, the event will be in person, and will …

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Combatting disinformation – the war in Ukraine

CILIP and the Media and Information Literacy Alliance have pulled together a guide and a short list of resources to help address the issue around disinformation and ‘fake news’ around the Russian invasion of Ukraine. This is available here on the CILIP website. The guide incorporates a useful and succinct infographic, reproduced and downloadable below, with …

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Information Literacy Group vacancy: Further Education Representative

The CILIP Information Literacy Group have an exciting opening to join our team. We are recruiting for a Further Education (FE) representative to share their professional knowledge of their sector. This is a perfect opportunity for an FE Learning Resources professional to make a significant contribution to the group. We are looking for applicants who will …

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Announcement

Academic Libraries North Conference 2022: Call for Papers

This post was originally an email sent to the lis-infoliteracy Jiscmail list from the Academic Libraries North 2022 Conference Committee. The Services & Workflows subtheme welcomes, among others, submissions which acknowledge and recognise achievements and challenges in inclusive approaches to information literacy teaching. Academic Libraries North Conference 2022: Call for Papers The time is now: …

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