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PIL Provocation Series: “Information Literacy for Mortals”

The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of the Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. As a a valued Champion of the Project Information Literacy (PIL) Provocation Series, I’m delighted to send you a link to our latest essay, “Information Literacy for Mortals,” by Mike Caulfield, a …

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PIL Provocations: Tell me sweet little lies: Racism as a form of persistent malinformation

The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of the Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. As a valued Champion of the “PIL Provocation Series,” I’m delighted to send our latest essay, “Tell Me Sweet Little Lies: Racism as a Form of Persistent Malinformation,” by Dr. Nicole A. Cooke, the …

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PIL Provocations: The iSchool Equation

The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of the Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. I’m delighted to share the latest essay, “The iSchool Equation” by Dr. Kirsten Hostetler, a Project Information Literacy (PIL) Research Analyst and an assistant professor at Central Oregon Community College in Bend, …

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PIL Update: Discussion questions for “Reading in the Age of Distrust”

The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of the Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. As a PIL Provocation Series Champion, I’m delighted to stop by and share these “Discussion questions for “Reading in the Age of Distrust”, our latest PIL Provocation Series essay, written by none …

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PIL Provocations: Reading in the Age of Distrust

The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of an exciting new Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. I am delighted to share the latest essay in the PIL Provocation Series: “Reading in the Age of Distrust.” In this timely essay, Alison Head, the Director of Project Information …

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PIL Provocations: A New Series from Project Information Literacy – A Personal View

The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of an exciting new Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. Barbara Fister, the series’ Contributing Editor, has kindly contributed a guest blog post to explain more about the initiative and to introduce the premier essay …

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Guest post: Why we need critical digital literacy to participate in democracy

Gianfranco Polizzi is a PhD researcher in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. In addition, besides finishing his PhD, he is working as a Research Associate in the School of Education and Lifelong Learning at the University of East Anglia, working on a project on digital …

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Guest post: recent articles on information literacy research and practice

Dr Alison Hicks, Lecturer in Library and Information Science at UCL, has written a guest post highlighting some recent articles in the field of information literacy research and practice. One of the greatest privileges of moving into a university lecturer position, alongside working with fabulous students, has been the opportunity (and requirement!) to keep up to …

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Library and Information Research Journal: Special issue on strategic and policy making issues in information literacy

The Library and Information Research Journal has recently published a special issue on strategic and policy making issues in information literacy. Papers include topics on information literacy and dyslexia and information literacy and political participation. See the table of contents and links to to the full-text of papers at http://www.lirgjournal.org.uk/lir/ojs/index.php/lir 

Information Literacy in the Workplace

The latest issue of GKIM Matters, the joint journal from CILIP’s Government Information Group and the Network of Government Library and Information Specialists, features an article by Stéphane Goldstein on the topic of “Information Literacy in the Workplace”. The article considers what information literacy (IL) signifies in the workplace, and highlights the key findings of a significant …

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