Announcement


The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) is undertaking a light-touch review of the school support resource which it developed jointly with TeenTech early last year. ILG is looking for assistance in identifying half a dozen schools that would be the subject of the review. Would any schools like to take part? For information, the resource takes the form of ten […]



The Information Literacy website editorial team is looking for case studies on how information literacy is developed and applied. We want examples from all sectors and we will accept a variety of formats. Full details can be found in our case study guidelines. Come and visit us on the ILG stand during LILAC to discuss your case study idea. You […]



Chris Morrison, Copyright and Licensing Compliance Officer at the University of Kent, and Jane Secker, Copyright and Digital Literacy Advisor at LSE and Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, introduce a game they have designed to help academics, researchers and PhD students understand the scholarly communication process. The Publishing Trap was a runner-up at LILAC 2016‘s popular Lagadothon event. […]



Kathryn Ballard, Information Librarian at Southampton Solent University, introduces a game that she has designed to encourage participants to evaluate information sources. The CRAP! Game was a runner-up at LILAC 2016‘s popular Lagadothon event. UPDATE 25/11/16: Professionally designed versions of the CRAP! Game cards are now available for you to download and use. LILAC 2016 brought with it the inaugural […]



Andrew Walsh, Academic Librarian at the University of Huddersfield and Training Officer for the CILIP Information Literacy Group, tells us about some exciting developments with his “Escape rooms for learning” idea, which was first unveiled at LILAC 2016‘s Lagadothon event. Since winning the Lagadothon with “Escaping the Induction”, I’ve been working on my prototype, which is now finished and being […]



New, updated information about information literacy in the health sector is now live on the CILIP IL website. Dr. Marc Forster, Health Sector representative on the CILIP Information Literacy Group, explains what information literacy means for health libraries. Marc explains the role of the information professional in supporting IL and there are examples of IL teaching resources for the health […]



The Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL) has developed a set of resources to support the community on the issues of employability and graduate skills. These resources include: Literature review This review examines the literature on current employability practice with a view to demonstrating the contribution of libraries to employability and the development of graduate attributes, situating libraries’ traditional […]



Want to use OERs but have no idea where to start? Our web team has been working in partnership with CoPILOT (Community of Practice for Information Literacy Online Teaching) to bring you our brand new OER section. We’ll be covering the whole OER lifecycle, giving you advice and examples of how to find, use, create and share open education resources […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group ran a prize draw at the recent CILIP Conference. Entrants were filmed giving their top information literacy teaching tip. Thank you to everyone who entered. Congratulations to Vicky Wilkie from the University of York, who wins an iPad mini. Vicky says “I had a wonderful time at the CILIP conference meeting and sharing ideas with […]



‘Web Science: How the Web is Changing the World’ starts on the 6th October 2014 through the FutureLearn platform. The Web has changed the World since its invention by Tim Berners-Lee 25 years ago. From education to the economy, everything has been changed by the digital revolution. As a result, the relationship we have with information and media has evolved and […]