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As the first day of LILAC 2019 draws to an end, here’s a quick summary of the first keynote. The first keynote was by Sandeep Mahal, Director of UNESCO Nottingham City of Literature. Sandeep asked us to tweet a book we are currently reading or one that has had a profound influence on us (see #lilac19). She showed us the […]

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The European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) has issued a call for papers for its 7th annual conference, on the theme of Information Literacy in a Post-Truth Era. The conference will be co-organized and hosted by University of Bamberg from 21-24 September 2020, in Bamberg, Germany. ECIL is an annual conference organized by the Department of Information Management of Hacettepe University and Department […]

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The Icepops 2019 (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars) draft programme is now available! Icepops 2019 will be held at the South Halls Venue, University of Edinburgh on Wednesday 26th June 2019. There are optional tours of  St Cecilia’s Hall, a Georgian Music Hall in Edinburgh, and the opportunity to attend the meeting of the international […]



Each year the CILIP Information Literacy Group offers awards in Information Literacy : the Information Literacy Award and the Digital Award for Information Literacy. The former is open to all practitioners, researchers and academics working in any sector in the information literacy field within the United Kingdom. The winning individual or team will receive £500 for personal use and £500 for their nominated charity. The latter recognises […]

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JCS Online Resources has issued a call for lightning talk proposals for its forthcoming conference on “Digital Literacy in Schools: Building Capabilities”, which will take place in Birmingham on November 29th-30th, 2019. The organisation welcomes submissions from representatives from any sector or organisation with knowledge, expertise, advice, guidance on any aspect of the theme. The Lightning Talk sessions will last […]

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The CILIP Conference (3-4 July 2019, Manchester) is one of the largest and most eagerly anticipated events in the library and information sector, and the CILIP Information Literacy Group is able to offer one full delegate place with one night’s accommodation as a bursary place. The CILIP Conference brings together around 500 professionals from across the sector to share experiences, […]

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The Western Balkans Information and Media Literacy Conference (WBIMLC) 2019 will take place at the Hotel Opal, Bihać, Bosnia & Herzegovina on 20th and 21st June 2019. The call for papers is now open. Papers are being welcomed on the conference theme of Freedom, Accuracy and Truth. The closing date for submissions is 10th May 2019. The keynote speakers confirmed for […]

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The call for papers is now out for open sessions for the Information Literacy Section at the IFLA World Congress which is being held in Athens, Greece between 24th and 30th August 2019. The theme this year is Information Literacy in Context: Research Informing Practice and Practice Informing Research. Suggested topics for papers are: – Frameworks, guidelines and standards for information literacy […]

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A reminder that bookings are currently being taken for LILAC 2019, with the early bird rate only available until 2nd February 2019. The bookings for LILAC will close on Wednesday 3rd April 2019. The Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference will be hosted at the University of Nottingham between 24th-26th April 2019. A draft programme for the event is now available, plus […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group announces the Rowena Macrae-Gibson Student Award. The world of libraries lost a dedicated, hard-working and passionate librarian in October 2017, who served on the CILIP Information Literacy Group Committee for several years, most recently as our Deputy Chair. In recognition of Rowena’s commitment to the library profession and her championing of new professionals, the CILIP […]