CILIP ILG events for UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018



As part of UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018, CILIP ILG is coordinating three events with Library and Information departments at three UK universities.

With events taking place in London, Manchester and Aberdeen, join us for networking, lively discussions of the new CILIP Information Literacy definition and a range of talks, highlighting emerging directions for IL research and practice in a range of contexts. Click on the links below for event booking and further information.

Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018: Emerging directions for IL research and practice (UCL)
UCL Department of Information Studies
Monday October 29th 2018
6pm – 8pm
A range of talks from recent UCL Library and Information Studies Masters’ graduates, highlighting emerging directions for IL research and practice in a range of contexts.

MMU: Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018: Information literacy – an antidote to fake news? (MMU)
Manchester Metropolitan iSchool
Thursday October 25th 2018
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Geoff Walton and guests will discuss the latest research which addresses this question.

Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018: Digital competencies for digital citizenship: an emerging agenda for students, academics and libraries in partnership. (Aberdeen)
N204 (Meeting Room) in Sir Ian Wood Building of Robert Gordon University
Wednesday 31st October
4.30 – 6pm.
Dina Martzoukou will talk on Digital competencies for digital citizenship, Jacqueline Geekie will share the New Definition of Information Literacy and the work of the Information Literacy Group and there will be some time for networking with your fellow professionals before heading home and going out Trick or Treating!

For more information on UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2018 visit here, and follow on Twitter #GlobalMILWeek

 

 

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