About the team

Dan Pullinger (website manager)

Dan is Learning Services Team Leader at Leeds University Library.
He is particularly interested in information literacy in the wider context of academic skills development; blended learning; collaborations with academic staff; digital literacy; using social media for learning, teaching and research; and the development of librarians’ teaching skills.

Suzannah Bridge

Suzannah is the Library Manager at Plumpton College, a small FE college in Sussex. Her role involves a little bit of everything, but she has a particular interest in finding creative ways to teach information literacy skills.
Suzannah recently completed an MA in Librarianship through the University of Sheffield. Her MA dissertation looked at ways in which IL teaching practice and resources could best be shared between LIS professionals, and this is something that she’s keen to explore further.

Emma Burnett

Emma is an Information Consultant at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her role includes liaison with academic departments and teaching information literacy skills.
She became involved with the website as part of her Marketing Officer role with the CILIP Information Literacy Group. Having given up the marketing role in 2016, she enjoys still being involved with the ILG as a web editor.

Roisin Cassidy

Technology Enhanced Learning Advisor at York St John University. Her role there is to proactively support and develop staff in using technology to enhance the student learning experience. Her main focus is to advise staff on effective use of learning technologies to develop innovative learning resources, processes and practices.
As a member of the IL Group’s Web Team, her interests are chiefly in digital literacy, and the considered application of technology to enhanced individuals’ information literacy and to develop engaging and effective academic experiences.

Jade Kelsall

Jade is an independent e-learning consultant working primarily in higher education. She worked as a learning technologist in HE libraries for seven years before going solo.
Her specialisms are e-learning development and instructional design. She also does training in blended learning design, often for librarians.
She's been on the IL web team for a few years now, and tends to be responsible for the technical side of things like maintaining and updating the back-end and implementing new features.

Emily Selvidge

Emily is subject liaison librarian for various social sciences programmes at University College London.
She has been a member of the web editorial team for the CILIP Information Literacy Group’s website since 2013. She wanted to get involved with the group because she saw it as an opportunity to learn new skills and work with professionals from other universities.
She is interested in academic skills development and librarians’ teaching practices.

Sharon Wagg

Sharon is a full-time PhD researcher in the School of Business and Economics at Loughborough University, in the Centre of Information Management. The focus of her PhD relates to digital inclusion and information literacy and builds on her previous research developed through her MA in Librarianship at the University of Sheffield and through working as part of the research team at Good Things Foundation, (formerly Tinder Foundation).
As a member of the IL Group’s Web Team, Sharon is keen to learn and disseminate information literacy news and research to wider audiences.