Workshop: Developing a Blended Learning Skills Programme Venue: Alan Gilbert Learning Commons, University of Manchester Date: Monday 15th December, 2014 This event was run by Jennie Blake and Jade Kelsall from the University of Manchester Library, home of the award-winning My Learning Essentials programme. View the Storify from the day. We started with an overview of how the My Learning […]

What is your role on the committee? I’m the editor of the group’s open access journal, the Journal of Information Literacy. When did you join and why? I’ve been a member of ILG since 2004 when the group was formed. I was originally the LILAC conference officer and ran LlLAC for the first 8 years with a lot of help from […]

What is your role I am the ILG Membership Secretary When did you join and why I joined in summer 2013.  I put myself forward as I wanted to keep my knowledge of information literacy up to date, and to be able to learn from a group of inspiring colleagues. I believe passionately in the importance of information literacy and […]

The CILIP Information Literacy Group has formally endorsed the InformAll criteria to support development of information and data literacy teaching resources. The criteria, which are available in full and abbreviated versions, are aimed primarily at academic librarians but are useful for anyone developing teaching resources. They focus on relevance, learning outcomes and which aspects of information literacy are included in a resource. The criteria […]

What is your role on the committee? I’m the Deputy Chair of the ILG. When did you join and why? I joined the ILG when it was first established as a sub-group of the Community Services Special Interest Group in 2004. My role at Cardiff University included information literacy development and so I was keen to get involved in the […]

What is your role on Committee? I am the sector rep for Further Education. When did you join and why? I joined the committee in summer 2013. I have been interested in information literacy for many years, firstly as subject librarian and then as a service manager. I was already a member of the CoLRic committee when I became FE […]

The UK Digital Skills Taskforce launched its interim report ‘Digital Skills for Tomorrow’s World’ in July 2014. The following response has been written by Jane Secker, from the CILIP Information Literacy Group, and Stéphane Goldstein from InformAll. We welcome the publication of this report that highlights the need to equip people with the abilities to survive in the digital world. […]

CoPILOT (Community of Practice for Information Literacy Online Teaching) are now taking bookings for a free workshop on Open Educational Resources (OERs) in Cardiff on November 24th. Event: CoPILOT workshop on Open Educational Resources (OERs) When: Monday, November 24th, 2014, 09:00-16:00 Where: Cardiff University , Sir Martin Evans Building, Cathays Park Campus The aim of the day is to give the participants a practical […]

Staffordshire University is to host a free Library TeachMeet event, sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, with the aim of sharing how to incorporate digital literacy into teaching and learning. Event: Staffordshire University Digital Literacy Library TeachMeet – Sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group Where: Alfred Bolton Room, Thompson Library, Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs, ST4 2DE. When: Tuesday, November 25th, 2014, 1.15pm-4pm. […]

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is to provide a free training event for the sharing of good information and digital literacy practice for librarians and information professionals working in school and Further Education settings. Event: Active IL in the classroom: Info Lit workshop and TeachMeet for schools and FE Where: Library of Birmingham When: Monday, December 8th, 2014, 10am – […]