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 date with newly-published 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 



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 and growing body of literature […]



The Library and Information Research journal has put out a call for papers for a special issue of this journal focussing on strategic and policy making issues in information literacy, both in the UK and worldwide. It is due for publication in September – October 2016.  Please see the further details below.   CALL FOR PAPERS – SPECIAL ISSUE, LIBRARY […]



Libri Vol. 61, No. 1, March 2011 has two articles on Information Literacy. Enhancing Information Literacy through the Application of Whole Brain Strategies by  Ann-Louise de Boer, Theo Bothma, and Pieter du Toit. Actors of Information Literacy Education in Latvia by Liga Krumina and Laila Parsova.



  The Journal of Information Technology Education has an article on information literacy. Stagg, A.; Lane, M.  (2010) Using Clickers to Support Information Literacy Skills Development and Instruction in First-Year Business Students.  The Journal of Information Technology Education. Vol. 9,  pp. 197-215



Computers and Education, VOL 56; NUMBER 3 (2011) has an article on information literacy. Attention paid to feedback provided by a computer-based assessment for learning on information literacy by Timmers, C.; Veldkamp, B.  pp. 923-930



The new issue of the IFLA journal (VOL 36 NUMB 4, 2010) has an article on IL. Assessing information literacy competency of Information Science and Library Management graduate students of Dhaka University by Islam, M.A.; Tsuji, K.  pp. 300-316



The Science and Technology Libraries journal, VOL 29 NUMBER 4 (2010) has two articles on information literacy.  They are: Science Education and Information Literacy: A Grass-Roots Effort to Support Science Literacy in Schools by Griffin, K.; Ramachandran, H.  pp. 325-349 The Physics of Designing an Integrated Physics Information Literacy Program by Gamsby, M.  pp. 350-361



College Libraries & Research News new issue (Vol. 71 (10) has articles on information literacy, including: Introducing transliteracy: What does it mean to academic libraries? by Tom Ipri.  pp. 532-567 Information literacy and higher education: A toolkit for curricular integration by Jennifer Jarson. pp. 534-538