The CSG Information Literacy Group are pleased to announce the appointment of a new Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Information Literacy, Dr Jane Secker.  Jane was a founder member of the LILAC conference, and as conference officer for the group she was responsible for devising the academic programme for the past 8 years.  She has also been a member of […]



CILIP is calling for comments on the draft Professional body of knowledge (PBK) they are developing.  The draft and opportunity to comment isI available at: http://www.cilip.org.uk/about-us/future-skills-project/pages/bpks-consultation.aspx .



The CILIP CSG-Information Literacy group are delighted to be partnering with UNESCO to collaborate on a new project to highlight information literacy open educational resources in the UK. Jane Secker (LSE) and Nancy Graham (University of Birmingham) are representing the group. With this aim we are conducting a short survey of librarians to gather information about the OER collections you […]



The Independent Review of Digital Classroom teaching, which reported to the Welsh Government Minister for Education and Skills on 29 March, recommends that teachers in Wales are supported to develop their information literacy and other digital capabilities, and that it must be included in intial teacher training.  The report Find it, make it, use it, share it: learning in digital […]



The CILIP CSG Information Literacy group is actively seeking enthusiastic information literacy champions from the following library sectors to join the group: Commercial / Specialist Further Education Health   The role entails promoting information literacy and the group to colleagues in their sector, as well as keeping the group up-to-date with issues in the specific library sector.  A job role […]



The Vitae Researcher Development Framework provides an overarching framework to support researchers in identifying the wide range of knowledge, behaviours and attributes of excellent researchers. Lenses on the Vitae Researcher Development have been developed to focus on the knowledge, behaviours and attributes that are developed by researchers and that can be acquired through or used in various contexts such as […]



Public libraries are helping those who feel digitally excluded online. In November 2010 the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) signed up to the government’s Race Online 2012 campaign which aims aims to help everyone in the UK access and use the Internet.  As part of this a pilot is being run to train Library staff so that they can help […]



Discover news from the Library and Information Science (LIS) Research Coalition. In 2012 the LIS Research Coalition will issue regular newsletters to keep the LIS research community and practitioners informed of its work. The February newsletter can be found at http://lisresearch.org/news/coalition-newsletters/



We are sad to report that Dr Susie Andretta has indicated her intention to step down as Editor-in Chief of the Journal of Information Literacy, after three very successful years in the post. Her leadership, commitment and the way she has moved the journal forward has been greatly appreciated by the editorial team and by its readership. As a result, […]



If you teach information literacy at an academic institution (in any format, such as a stand-alone course, a component of another course, or single sessions), I welcome your participation in a survey. The online survey is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/metaliteracy  The purpose of the survey is to learn more about the impact of the changing information environment and social media on […]