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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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How can we help our students read effectively in a digital-first world? 

In this guest blog post, Matt East, Education Lead at Talis, introduces a project investigating how we can help our students read effectively in a digital-first world.  We’re delighted that Talis are one of our sponsors for the LILAC 2022 conference. If you are attending the conference this year, do visit their stand in our …

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PIL Provocation Series: “Information Literacy for Mortals”

The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of the Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. As a a valued Champion of the Project Information Literacy (PIL) Provocation Series, I’m delighted to send you a link to our latest essay, “Information Literacy for Mortals,” by Mike Caulfield, a …

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Webinar on new Media and Information Literacy Alliance

From 24 – 31st October 2021, UNESCO celebrate the 10th Global Media and Information Literacy week. It’s a major occasion for stakeholders to review and celebrate progress achieved towards Media and Information Literacy for All. In the UK, CILIP and the Information Literacy Group have been asking ourselves how might information literacy be better recognised …

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Information Literacy Programme co-creation in the workplace: Information Scrutiny for Parliamentary Research (Part 4)

In this guest blog post, Anne-Lise Harding shares some of the practitioner research she has carried out during her first year working in the House of Commons library with Select Committees, and the specificities of their information literacy needs. Anne-Lise is Senior Liaison Librarian at the House of Commons and the Government Libraries Sector Representative …

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PIL Provocations: Tell me sweet little lies: Racism as a form of persistent malinformation

The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of the Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. As a valued Champion of the “PIL Provocation Series,” I’m delighted to send our latest essay, “Tell Me Sweet Little Lies: Racism as a Form of Persistent Malinformation,” by Dr. Nicole A. Cooke, the …

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Information Literacy through an Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion lens: Information Scrutiny for Parliamentary Research (Information Scrutiny part 3)

In this guest blog post, Anne-Lise Harding shares some of the practitioner research she has carried out during her first year working in the House of Commons library with Select Committees, and the specificities of their Information Literacy needs. Anne-Lise is Senior Liaison Librarian at the House of Commons and the Government Libraries Sector Representative …

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PIL Provocations: The iSchool Equation

The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of the Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. I’m delighted to share the latest essay, “The iSchool Equation” by Dr. Kirsten Hostetler, a Project Information Literacy (PIL) Research Analyst and an assistant professor at Central Oregon Community College in Bend, …

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Injecting doubt into inoculation metaphors – Alison Hicks, University College London

Vaccination is, unsurprisingly, on all our minds right now. From Moderna and Sputnik to the newly coined idea of vaccine imperialism, jabs (or shots) are gumming up the airways as well as our conversations with friends and family. We can’t even escape the topic at work, as my colleague, Geoff Walton, demonstrated in his most …

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PIL Update: Discussion questions for “Reading in the Age of Distrust”

The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of the Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. As a PIL Provocation Series Champion, I’m delighted to stop by and share these “Discussion questions for “Reading in the Age of Distrust”, our latest PIL Provocation Series essay, written by none …

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