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 […]

The CILIP Information Literacy Group Committee is looking to recruit a Training Officer, to work alongside our current Training Officer. If you would like to be considered for the role,  which is in a voluntary capacity, please write a brief personal statement (no more than 500 words) indicating your ability to undertake the activities listed in the role description and how you […]

CLIC, Cardiff Libraries in Co-operation, held a summer ‘Teachmeet’ at Cardiff University on 11th July. It was held in the rather grand wood-panelled Glamorgan Building Committee Rooms. There were over 50 attendees from government, school, public libraries and HE and FE libraries which brought together a great mix of experience for discussion and networking. The afternoon began with a workshop […]

The CILIP Information Literacy group is holding its first AGM at LILAC 2013.  All members of the group are invited to attend it. CILIP Information Literacy Group: Annual General Meeting 2013 Date: Tuesday 26th March 2013 Time: 1.05 – 2 pm Venue: Eats Restaurant, University Place, Manchester University Agenda Welcome to first AGM of the Specialist Interest Group on Information […]

Back in the summer, many CILIP Information Literacy Group committee members took part in the one day IL executive briefing.  All the presentations are available on the CILIP website.  The introduction by the CILIP ILG Chair, Debbi Boden-Angell, can be accessed directly via CILIP IL Briefing.

The CILIP CSG Information Literacy group is actively seeking enthusiastic information literacy champions from the following library sectors to join the group: Commercial / Specialist Further Education Health   The role entails promoting information literacy and the group to colleagues in their sector, as well as keeping the group up-to-date with issues in the specific library sector.  A job role […]