BCS – the Chartered Institute for IT – have recently launched their Digital Literacy for Life programme with a remit to engage with government, schools, employers and other organisations to develop and deliver digital literacy education, policy and research. The BCS provide a definition of digital literacy as being: ‘Those capabilities that mean an individual is fit for living, learning […]

Jorum, the established home of free open educational resources produced by the UK Further and Higher Education community, has launched its long-awaited Information and Digital Literacy Skills Collection. This follows the successful creation earlier this year of a collection for Research Data Management (RDM) resources, as a result of Jorum’s involvement in the Jisc-funded DaMSSI-ABC project. The new collection is […]

A report published yesterday highlights good practice examples designed to enhance the information literacy skills and know-how of postgraduate students and early career researchers in UK higher education. On behalf of the Research Information and Digital Literacies Coalition (RIDLs), the Research Information Network (RIN) and Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL) have announced the results of this research, […]