Research supervisors can play a crucial role in the effective imparting of relevant skills, knowledge and understanding. But in reality, they often are not able, well-equipped or even predisposed to play such a rolein realtion to information literacy.  RIN are pleased to announce that they have awarded a study into how supervisors support research students development of information literacy.  The […]



The CILIP CSG Information Literacy Group are offering an award for achievement in the field of IL in the United Kingdom. The award is open to an individual working in the IL arena, and in any sector, in the UK. Nominations: Nominations for this award are now open.   We welcome nominations from all sectors.  Individuals may self-nominate or colleagues […]



Voices for the Library is a place for everyone who loves libraries to share their stories and experiences of the value of public libraries. The CILIP CSG Information Literacy group believe that public libraries (like all libraries) have a huge role to play in developing an individual’s information literacy skills, so that they can make informed choices and be an […]



The Academy JISC Academic Integrity Service has produced the publication Supporting academic integrity: approaches and resources for higher education, which will be of particular interest to lecturers, educational developers, student services managers or academic conduct officers who would like a better feel for the current issues relating to student plagiarism and associated concerns. This guide is designed to provide ‘a […]



The first issue of ITALICS for 2011 will be a general issue with a flexible learning strand.  Papers are welcome on all aspects of learning and teaching in the Information and Comptuer Sciences disciplines. If you are interested in submitting a paper to the next issue please follow this url; http://ww.ics.heacademy.ac.uk/italics/paperscall.htm Important Dates: – Deadline for submission of papers – […]