The CILIP Information Literacy group are pleased to announce that the Editor-in-Chief of JIL, Jane Secker, has been awarded the title of Mover & Shaker by the US journal – Library Journal – as an advocate for information literacy.



The Credo Reference Digital Award for Information Literacy was announced at the LILAC conference dinner.  The annual award aims to recognise an individual librarian or group of librarians who develop the best new digital resource for promoting information literacy. Skills@Library Team (University of Leeds) for the Skills@Library lecturer pages. This is an extensive online portfolio of teaching resources to support […]



The Information Literacy Practitioner Award was announced at the conference dinner at LILAC 2012. Andrew Walsh (Academic Librarian, University of Huddersfield), won the award in recognition of his high profile achievements in promoting the use of mobile learning technologies and active/game-based learning techniques in information literacy teaching. The runner-up was Judy Atkinson (LIS Manager, Royal College of Nursing), recognised for her outstanding […]



The winner of the 2012 LILAC student award (sponsored by the CILIP CSG Information Literacy Group) was Thasya Elliott.  Thaysa is a Learning Resource Centre Assistant at Haringey Sixth Form Centre and is studying on the MA Information Management course at London Metropolitan University. The award was judged this year by Susie Andretta (London Metropolitan University) and Ruth Stubbings (Loughborough University Library) […]



The Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) is delighted to announce the call for nominations for our 3 prestigious awards for 2012: Information Literacy Practitioner of the Year This long established award (sponsored by the CILIP CSG IL Group) recognises an outstanding individual contribution to information literacy.  The winner will receive £500 for personal use and £500 for their nominated […]



Well done to Andrew Walsh from Huddersfield University for becoming a National Teaching Fellow. The prestigous award is from the Higher Education Academy and is in recognition of Andrews innovative work in the area of information literacy and mobile libraries. Prevous winners from the library community are Moira Bent,  Chris Powis and Jo Webb. You can find out more about […]



The winner of the UK Information Literacy Practitioner of the Year award was announced at LILAC in London, UK.  The awards were judged and presented by Liz Chapman, Director of Library Services at the LSE and Gaynor Eyre, Head of the Department of Information Studies at Aberystwyth University. Duncan Chappell from Glasgow School of Art Library was the winner for […]



The nominees for this year’s Information Literacy Practitioner of the Year Award have been announced.   They are: Duncan Chappell (Glasgow School of Art) Sonja Haerkonen (Cardiff University) Clare McCluskey (York St John University) Audrey Morton (Burrowmoor Primary School) Geoff Walton (Staffordshire University) The winner will be announced on the 19th April at the LILAC dinner.



The CILIP CSG Information Literacy Group are offering an award for achievement in the field of IL in the United Kingdom. The award is open to an individual working in the IL arena, and in any sector, in the UK. Nominations: Nominations for this award are now open.   We welcome nominations from all sectors.  Individuals may self-nominate or colleagues […]