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The call for presentations for LILAC 2021 is now open! LILAC: The Information Literacy Conference will be taking place from 7-9 April 2021 at Manchester Metropolitan University. We are planning for the conference to go ahead in its usual format but are closely monitoring the current COVID situation. We are exploring an online option should things change and we will […]

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The LILAC Committee are offering two exciting opportunities to join our conference organising team. We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals to recruit into the roles of External Relationships Manager and Website & Brand Manager. For a full description and person specification for these roles, please see the following documents; External Relationships Manager specification Website & Brand Manager specification Applicants should be based […]

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We’ve recently been collating a series of case studies that outline different approaches taken to delivering information literacy teaching online, and are delighted to announce an accompanying TeachMeet event where you can both hear from several of the contributors and share your ideas with others.  Join the Information Literacy Group for a free online session where a range of practitioners will […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group currently has a number of vacancies on its revamped Communications Team, and is recruiting now! We are looking for three dynamic and committed individuals to join our team and help us make further exciting developments to our communications activity across a range of platforms, including this website, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube, and more. We would welcome applicants from all sectors, […]

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The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL), the peer-reviewed open access journal published by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, is looking to appoint two copy-editors. The role is voluntary but very rewarding, working with a friendly, enthusiastic team. “Copyediting for the Journal of Information Literacy offers the opportunity to use my copy editing skills while gaining experience working as part of […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group has today released a statement relating to the role of library and knowledge specialists in moving education and training online. Introduction by Dr Jane Secker, Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group Information literacy is a key part of the work of many library and information professionals and is defined as: “….the ability to think […]

Information Literacy Group


The CILIP Information Literacy Group currently has a number of vacancies on its revamped Communications Team, and is recruiting now! We are looking for three dynamic and committed individuals to join our team and help us make further exciting developments to our communications activity across a range of platforms, including this website, Twitter, Linkedin, YouTube, and more. We would welcome applicants from all sectors, […]

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BBC Bitesize have released new content for their Fact or Fake strand this week, including a fake news glossary, new animation highlighting tell-tale signs of fake accounts and fresh faces to take on the Fact or Fake quiz. New content highlights on the website include: 1) Have a go at the quiz – can you spot the facts from the […]

Icepops (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars)


Jane Secker, Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has announced the publication of a new edition of the Icepops Annual for 2020.  Icepops: the International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars, is devised by Chris Morrison and Jane Secker (the UK Copyright Literacy team) and is run in conjunction with the CILIP Information Literacy Group,  We were really disappointed to have […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am taking over the role of Further Education Sector Representative for the ILG. When did you join and why? I was accepted onto the committee in February 2020, shortly before the Covid-19 lockdown began – I haven’t met the committee in person at time of writing! I decided to apply for this […]