News


Last month the Information Literacy Group‘s Chair, Dr Jane Secker, gave a keynote presentation at the Association for Learning Technology Conference (ALT-C). It was about copyright and e-learning, and covered themes such as information literacy, information privilege and the rights we have to use information and ideas from others. It drew much praise at the conference and it is happily available for all […]



Another call for entries for the George Pitcher Award 2017, sponsored by Ingenta and the Copyright Licensing Agency. Full details are in the original post on this website, re-posted below. If any Higher Education staff have done anything which meets the criteria below, Ingenta and the CLA would really love to hear from you! Ingenta have launched a new award, […]



Ingenta have launched a new award, named after George Pitcher, and supported by the Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA). George created the PackTracker service, which was used by many universities to manage their scanning and digitisation processes. Sadly, George passed away in December 2014 at the age of 61. Entry is open to staff in Higher Education libraries, who are asked […]

Event


The LIS-Copyseek community, with support from the CILIP Information Literacy Group, will be holding a Copyright Colloquium with a focus on copyright education on Wednesday 20th July at the University of Greenwich. The event is intended to be an opportunity to share experience and learn from each other on how best to provide the right message regarding copyright and recent changes to […]



Allison Jones, Subject Librarian at UWTSD Carmarthen, has kindly provided a report on the “Play, Games and Information Literacy” workshop, sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, that took place in Leeds on Monday, November 23rd, 2015. Always keen to learn new skills and spice up my information literacy sessions, I booked onto the “Play, Games and Information Literacy” workshop organised and […]



In case you missed it, a very interesting post was published on the CILIP website yesterday, about how copyright and information literacy overlap. It was written by the Information Literacy Group’s Chair, Dr Jane Secker, and Chris Morrison from the University of Kent. It has already received lots of buzz on Twitter! Jane comments: “It always surprises me that more […]



Dr Jane Secker takes up the position of Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group on April 1st, 2015,  and on that day she will be speaking at the CILIP Copyright Briefing on licensing developments and on her work on the Universities UK Copyright Working Group. Event: CILIP Copyright Executive Briefing: Latest Developments in Copyright: Legislation and Licensing Venue: CILIP, 7 Ridgmount Street, London. WC1E […]