Tuesday, September 8th, is International Literacy Day 2015, the aim of which is to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and societies. On International Literacy Day each year, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) reminds the international community of the status of literacy and adult learning globally. The theme of International Literacy Day 2015 is Literacy and […]

The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) has launched the Blogger Challenge, a competition giving you the opportunity to talk about important library, knowledge and information issues. Can you bring your knowledge and experience to bear on one of the big topics of the day and offer a new perspective? Who can enter? Anyone who works or studies […]

Pioneering project receives funding to tackle digital exclusion in the North East The ‘Go Digital Newcastle: Connecting Our City’ project will work with government, local charities and community groups to allow digitally isolated residents to access online services and gain digital literacy skills. The  CILIP Information Literacy Group is giving £6,000 to fund a pioneering scheme bringing together public and commercial […]

This week is Learning at Work Week, set up by the Campaign for Learning (http://www.campaign-for-learning.org.uk/cfl/index.asp) and promoted by CILIP.  To read more about how information literacy can support learning in the workplace, please follow this link http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/news/social-learning-work