The Editorial Board of the Journal of Information Literacy is currently conducting a questionnaire-based survey designed to gather information on our readership, assess the level of JIL’s impact on the IL community and establish areas for improvements and further development. This survey has been sent to multiple mailing lists, so apologies for any duplication. It […]
The winner of the UK Information Literacy Practitioner of the Year award was announced at LILAC in London, UK. The awards were judged and presented by Liz Chapman, Director of Library Services at the LSE and Gaynor Eyre, Head of the Department of Information Studies at Aberystwyth University. Duncan Chappell from Glasgow School of Art
The nominees for this year’s Information Literacy Practitioner of the Year Award have been announced. They are: Duncan Chappell (Glasgow School of Art) Sonja Haerkonen (Cardiff University) Clare McCluskey (York St John University) Audrey Morton (Burrowmoor Primary School) Geoff Walton (Staffordshire University) The winner will be announced on the 19th April at the LILAC dinner.
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
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.
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
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
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