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Looking for an opportunity to become more involved with supporting information literacy? We’re recruiting to our committee! The CILIP Information Literacy Group have an exciting opportunity to join our team, in the role of Treasurer. We are looking for a dynamic and innovative individual to join our enthusiastic group, helping us to develop and build upon our successful work and […]



It’s Libraries Week, and to celebrate the nation’s much-loved libraries, the focus this year will be on wellbeing. Libraries of all kinds – public libraries, schools, workplaces and universities – have amazing services that improve our wellbeing. Check out these useful Facts & figures on libraries and wellbeing. Libraries Week gives libraries from across the UK the opportunity to showcase […]



In this guest blog post, Emilia Brzozowska-Szczecina reports on the CILIP Conference which took place on 4th/5th July in Brighton. Emilia attended the conference as the winner of the CILIP Information Literacy bursary. This year I had an amazing opportunity to attend the CILIP Conference thanks to the Information Literacy Group Bursary Award. This event took place on the 4th and […]

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The new CILIP Definition of Information Literacy 2018 was launched earlier this year at LILAC 2018 in Liverpool, and the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) would like your help to share it as widely as possible. With this in mind, the ILG have now published promotional posters and a postcard that are available to download and share. Please share the files electronically and/or print […]

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The CILIP Conference is returning to Brighton on July 4th-5th 2018 with a fantastic line-up of keynote speakers, thought provoking seminars and essential workshops. Meet like-minded colleagues and make new connections for two days of knowledge sharing, discussion, debate and networking opportunities. The conference aims to leave you feeling inspired and passionate about the work that we do as professionals. […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) committee are delighted to have officially launched the new CILIP Definition of Information Literacy 2018 on Friday, April 6th at LILAC 2018 in Liverpool. ILG have been working closely with our parent organisation CILIP over the last two years to refresh the Information Literacy definition that was originally devised in 2004. It was recognised […]

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The UK General Election may now be several weeks behind us, but CILIP’s #FactsMatter campaign continues! Help us “take a stand” and promote information literacy for all. Nick Poole, Chief Executive of CILIP, and colleagues from the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) were on hand at the recent CILIP Conference 2017 in Manchester to promote the ongoing campaign and to […]



The CILIP Conference 2017 will take place in Manchester on July 5th and 6th, with information literacy a prominent theme at this year’s event. On day one of the conference, Jane Secker, Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG)< and Senior Lecturer at City University, London, and Chris Morrison, Copyright and Licensing Compliance Officer, University of Kent, will be running a workshop based […]

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With only two days to go until voting day in the UK General Election, here’s a timely reminder about CILIP’s #FactsMatter campaign! You can support the initiative in a number of ways, including sharing widely the infographic below on making informed political decisions, or why not post a picture of yourself with the Facts Matter banner on social media? CILIP’s […]

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The Copyright Cortex, a new online resource on copyright and digital cultural heritage, will be launched at a special event at the British Library from 5-7pm on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017. The resource has been produced through collaboration between Queen’s University Belfast and CREATe at the University of Glasgow, with the support of CILIP – the Library and Information Association, the Libraries and Archives […]