The Health Information Specialist team of King’s College London Library will be hosting a free London Library TeachMeet event on Thursday, 12th June 2014. The theme of the event is: Enhancing the student experience through interactivity and engagement. The organisers are looking for willing presenters who would like to share aspects of their teaching practice with the LibTeachMeet attendees.  Presentations will be 5 minutes in […]

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is sponsoring a free LibTeachMeet event that is being hosted at Aberystwyth University on Wednesday, 4th June 2014. A Library TeachMeet is an informal get-together for librarians to share ideas and experiences of teaching. Everyone will have the chance to give short, five minute presentation on what they’ve been doing, or are hoping to do, with regards to information […]

The organisers of this CILIP IL Group-sponsored event have kindly provided the following report: Wednesday 22nd January was the inaugural CILIP ILG sponsored Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) LibTeachMeet. This saw a sold out gathering of 50 folks from around the country stuffing biscuits and snaffling the many freebies (kindly provided by numerous library suppliers) together in a room in the […]

Sarah Wolfenden, Subject Liaison Librarian at  Brunel University, has kindly provided a report on the free one-day conference held at the British Library Conference Centre on 31st January 2014. On 31st January, I made my way to the British Library to attend the free conference, From the road less travelled to the information super highway: information literacy in the 21st […]

The CILIP Information Literacy Group Committee is looking to recruit a Sector Representative for Health, to work alongside our other Sector Reps to represent the needs of librarians working in health/medical libraries. More information about the IL Group and its activities is available from its CILIP webpages. If you would like to be considered for the role, which is in […]

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is committed to supporting information literacy developments and events within all sectors of library and information science. Many sectors may not be able to access funding in a timely way to facilitate the provision of relevant IL training events required within their region. The IL Group welcomes applications for sponsorship and can potentially offer: Sponsorship […]

The Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) takes place at Sheffield Hallam University on 23rd-25th April 2014. A number of awards are now open for applications, including a sponsored student place at the conference.  Click on the links below for full details on how to apply or to nominate a colleague. Information Literacy Award – recognises an outstanding individual contribution to […]

Manchester Metropolitan University Library is holding a Library TeachMeet on Wednesday 22nd January 2014. It is free and they hope it will provide a great learning, sharing and networking opportunity for library staff from across the region (people from elsewhere are, of course, very welcome!). Further details and booking information are available at  

Eleanor Johnston, Academic Skills Librarian at Staffordshire University, has written the following post about last month’s Teachmeet, which was sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group. On 20th November 2013, Staffordshire University hosted a Library Teachmeet in the Thompson Library, Stoke-on-Trent. Teachmeets are an opportunity for staff to share innovations, experience and knowledge and there were 23 ‘presenters’ and ‘enthusiastic […]

Bookings for the Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference 2014 (LILAC) are now open. LILAC is organised by the CILIP Information Literacy Group and aimed at librarians and information professionals who teach information literacy skills, are interested in digital literacies and want to improve the information seeking and evaluation skills of all library users, whoever they may be. LILAC will take […]