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In our latest guest post, Amy Haworth, Service Development Manager at the University Library, University of Sheffield, introduces a project exploring the transition of students entering university with qualifications other than A levels, which led to the development of a suite of pre-entry Information Literacy and Digital Literacy tutorials. This blog post was originally featured on the University of Sheffield […]

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The winners of bursary places at LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference in Nottingham in April 2019 have been announced. To have a truly engaging conference, the CILIP Information Literacy Group and the conference organising committee believe we need delegates who bring a variety of perspectives and backgrounds. We therefore offer conference places to applicants in certain under-represented sectors and communities. Bursaries […]

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The Information Literacy website editorial team recently invited Anne-Lise Harding to write a blog post for the website in her capacity as the Further Education representative on the CILIP Information Literacy Group Committee. In it she talks about information literacy in France and gives us a history lesson in the French education system and recent reforms. She invites us to consider some […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group and LILAC committee are pleased to announce that we are offering 4 free LILAC 2018 conference places for librarians working in the following sectors in the UK: Schools Further Education Public Health (e.g. NHS – please note; librarians working in Higher Education who support health subjects are not eligible to apply) Your conference place includes 3 days’ attendance […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am the Further Education Representative for the CILIP Information Literacy Group. When did you join and why? I joined the group in October 2015. I had just completed my first year in post in South Essex College, where I lead the Learning Resources team. I developed an interest in information literacy whist at […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group is now offering a number of bursaries to attend the Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC), which will take place at Swansea University from April 10th-12th, 2017. The ever-popular bursaries to the LILAC Conference are on offer once more, so if you would like to join a few hundred of your Information Literacy allies in the beautiful surroundings of […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am the ILG Membership Secretary. When did you join and why? I joined the group committee back in May 2016. Having been involved with a number of CILIP groups in the past, it looked a really interesting opportunity to get involved with the group and keep professionally active. What do you do in your […]



Anne-Lise Harding, CILIP IL Group’s Further Education (FE) representative, writes below on the evolution of the FELTAG agenda.  The FELTAG Report and its resulting actions provide a national strategic impetus for developing FE students’ digital literacy and exploring online and blended delivery methods –  key priorities for IL colleagues in the FE sector. FELTAG stands for Further Education Learning Technology Group. The group was established […]



We need your help to promote the importance of information literacy across all sectors! As practitioners in your respective fields, you could make a real difference in helping to communicate the value of information literacy to particular sectors and to society as a whole. You are invited to submit a short video (max. one minute) on why information literacy is important in […]



A short report by Jacqueline Geekie, Public Library Representative for the CILIP IL Group committee, on the recent Digital inclusion TeachMeets held in London and Leeds, in partnership with the Tinder Foundation. Representatives of the CILIP Information Literacy Group and the Tinder Foundation met at the CILIP Conference in Liverpool last year and were keen to work together to promote digital […]