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In this blog post, the CILIP Information Literacy Group’s Comms Team member, Louise Minta, reviews FestivIL by LILAC 2021. This was an online event spread over three days in July, organised by the LILAC Committee. Back in December 2020, the LILAC committee had to take the difficult decision to postpone LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference for the second year in […]

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The LILAC Committee are very pleased to announce the nominations for the Leading Light FestivIL 2021 award, sponsored by the University of Sheffield Information School. Congratulations to all the nominees! We invite you to read about the amazing information literacy work from all the nominees and vote for who you want to receive the Leading Light Award. Full details of the […]

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Deadline for applications extended until Monday, July 5th, 2021 An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the CILIP Information Literacy Group committee as our new Training Officer. Applicants should have experience of committee work (not necessarily with CILIP). Please consult the Training Officer role description for more details on what is involved. Please note that this is a voluntary position, and there is […]



The latest issue of the Journal of Information Literacy, the international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has just been published. This issue delves into Information Literacy in the workplace, with a particular focus on the transition between academic and workplace settings The full contents of volume 15, issue 2 are listed below Editorial   Working it   by Alison […]

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Are you a new professional or student who is interested in information literacy? Would you like to become more involved with the work of the Information Literacy Group and meet other new professionals? If so, please consider applying for the ILG New Professional Committee! The purpose of this group is to bring together new professionals (defined as having less than […]

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the CILIP Information Literacy Group committee as our new Training Officer. Applicants should have experience of committee work (not necessarily with CILIP). Please consult the Training Officer role description for more details on what is involved. Please note that this is a voluntary position, and there is no remuneration related to the post. The appointee will […]

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The last 12 months have been challenging and unprecedented; so we decided to run the information literacy awards a little differently this year too. It became apparent that an on-campus LILAC wouldn’t be possible for 2021, so the online event FestivIL by LILAC has been created to support the information literacy community this year. This online event, to be held over […]

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The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is recruiting peer reviewers for research articles submitted to the journal. JIL is a diamond/platinum open access journal dedicated to publishing research across many areas of information literacy, including higher education, schools, health care, employment and government. It publishes the work of academics and practitioners and, as such, relies on experts across many sectors to provide […]

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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 of volunteers 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 have two different roles […]