New issue of Journal of Information Literacy

The latest issue of the Journal of Information Literacy, the international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has just been published.

As ever, it includes the latest in IL research, including a study on health literacy and two articles focusing on specific HE subject areas – Business and Education, and Nursing and Teaching Education. Also included are conference reports on CILIP Conference 2016 and the European Conference on Information Literacy 2016, plus a range of excellent book reviews.

The full contents of volume 10, issue 2 are listed below:


School libraries, political information and information literacy provision: findings from a Scottish study Lauren Nicol Smith

Health literacy: a cross-disciplinary study in American undergraduate college students Rachel Joseph, Samantha Fernandes, Lauri Hyers, Kerri O’Brien

Flipping the classroom in Business and Education one-shots: a research study Madeline E. Cohen, Jennifer Poggiali, Alison Lehner-Quam, Robin Wright, Rebecca K. West

An assessment of library instruction: its influence on search behaviour of first and third-year students Torunn Skofsrud Boger, Hanne Dybvik, Anne-Lise Eng, Else Helene Norheim

Rethinking the concept of ‘Information Literacy’: a German perspective Rares Piloiu

Conference Corner

CILIP Conference 2016: We’re all in this together Lisa Hutchins

ECIL 2016: Information literacy in the inclusive society Kirsten McCormick


McNicol, S. 2016. Critical literacy for information professionals. Claire Elizabeth Sewell

Downey, A. 2016. Critical information literacy: Foundations, inspiration, and ideas. Cindy Gruwell

Gilton, Donna L. 2016. Creating and promoting lifelong learning in public libraries: tools and tips for practitioners. Ann Hindson

Allan, B. Emerging strategies for supporting student learning. A practical guide for librarians and educators. Marta Cassaro

Secker, J. and Morrison, C. (eds). (2016). Copyright and E-learning: a guide for practitioners. 2nd ed. Andrew Eynon

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