CILIP Conference 2020


Alice Morrissey, newly-qualified librarian and recipient of the Information Literacy Group bursary to attend the CILIP Conference Reimagined 2020, has kindly provided a review of the event, which took place online for the first time. My name is Alice Morrissey and I’m a Library Assistant in Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology in Dublin, Ireland. I started in […]

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CILIP has released a statement on Covid-19. This statement emphasises the importance of information literacy in combatting disinformation on Covid-19 and helping people make informed choices during this difficult time. There is a call to create a national public programme to support this: “We urge the Government to work with CILIP to bring forward a public programme of support for […]

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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 […]

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CILIP: the library and information association has launched the COVID-19 Workforce Survey in order to understand how the disruption of COVID-19 and coronavirus is impacting the library, information and knowledge management workforce. The responses will be used both to improve CILIP’s support for the sector and to inform advocacy on behalf of the profession with Government and employers. All responses […]

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Like the rest of the world, the CILIP events team have been adapting to a new way of working, including adapting their planned events to different formats or revised dates, and adding new content such as online events. Originally due to take place in Sheffield, Approaches to Teaching Information Literacy in Practice will now be delivered via Zoom on Friday 1st May […]

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We in the Information Literacy Group committee are aware of the significant concerns raised by many members of our community around a recent article published in Information Professional. We know also that many of our members and supporters have been waiting for us to address these concerns. We chose not to make an official Group response on social media around this […]

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Dora Sales is Senior Lecturer in the Information Studies area, Department of Translation and Communication, Jaume I University (Castellón, Spain). She holds a PhD in Translation Studies, with a dissertation on transcultural literatures and is a literary translator, specialised in the field of postcolonial literature. She has been the lead researcher of diverse projects on intercultural mediation resources, and has participated […]

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Dr. Jane Secker and Sarah Pavey, respective chair and schools representative of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, will be leading a training session for library and information staff on Approaches to Teaching Information Literacy in Practice on Friday 6th March 2020 in London, repeated in May in Sheffield. This half-day workshop is aimed at library and information staff at all levels and is particularly suitable […]

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CILIP recently launched its consultation designed to find out what’s important to people working in libraries, information and knowledge management sectors. They are running the consultation because they want to discover more about the challenges workers in these sectors face, and understand how CILIP can best support them. Both CILIP members and non-members are welcome to fill in the survey. All […]

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CILIP’s annual Libraries Week celebrations (7-12 October 2019) will showcase how libraries have transformed their digital offer, featuring events and activities in more than 1,000 libraries across the UK. This October, communities and librarians across the country are taking part in a week-long celebration of the nation’s much-loved libraries. Libraries Week takes place between the 7th and 12th October 2019, and […]