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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 an investigation of information literacy as a measurable construct, and a project report that describes a collaborative effort between librarians, staff, local journalists and students discussing ‘fake news. Also included is a conference report on the European Conference on Information Literacy 2018, plus the latest reviews of books recently published on information literacy topics.

The full contents of volume 12, issue 2 are listed below:


Reading between the lines Emma Coonan

Peer reviewed articles

The seven voices of information literacy (IL) Veronica Cunningham, Dorothy Williams, Professor

Source evaluation behaviours of first-year university students Elise Silva, Jessica Green, Cole Walker

Articles from LILAC

Drawing on students’ funds of knowledge Amanda L. Folk

Comics, questions, action! Stephanie Margolin, Mason Brown, Sarah Ward

Information literacy as a measurable construct Helena Hollis

Project reports

Supporting open information literacy via hybridised design experiments Kristen Radsliff Rebmann

Beyond databases Dana Ingalls

Putting levity into literacy Bogdana A. Marchis

When the library steps in Joseph Marmol Yap, April Ramos Manabat

Examining student perceptions of their knowledge, roles, and power in the information cycle Lucinda Rush

Conference Updates

Does LILAC tone you up or calm you down? Tibor Koltay

ECIL 2018 Alison Hicks

Book reviews

Book review of Oberlies, M. K. and Mattson, J. (eds). 2018. Framing information literacy: Teaching grounded in theory, pedagogy, and practice. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries Anna Lavinia Barefoot

Book review of Veach, G. (ed.) 2018. Teaching information literacy and writing studies: Volume 1, first-year composition courses Evangelia Bougatzeli

Book review of Proffitt, M. (ed.) 2018. Leveraging Wikipedia: connecting communities of knowledge Sebastian Krutkowski

Book review of Brown, E. H. 2018. Learning through metaphor Kirsten Lamb

Book review of Walsh, A. 2018. The librarians’ book on teaching through games and play Amy Straker

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