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Abi Ward, Subject Support Librarian at UWE and the ILG’s Member Relationship Officer, reports on an event run by Stewart Hilland, Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University, which took place on 15th November 2018. This event brought together librarians and learning developers from around the country for an afternoon of interactive learning. Chatting informally to people was fascinating as we seemed to come […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group are pleased to announce a new workshop, “Weighed down by words”, which will take place at “The Circle” in Sheffield on 15th November, 2018. The workshop introduces an approach to help students develop their academic writing and information literacy skills, and will be led by Stewart Hilland of Sheffield Hallam University. Find out more and […]

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To be in with a chance of winning some prosecco and chocolates tweet a picture of you using games in your teaching, using the hashtag #GlobalMILWeekGames. The last day for entry is tomorrow, 1st November 2017. Winners will be announced on Friday 3rd November. This is a great way to share your practice with others and of course win a little […]

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This ‘Games in Teaching’ blog post and Twitter competition is brought to you by our guest contributors: Nicola Dennis – Business & Law Information Specialist at Aston University. I am a member of the Library Induction Group and teach students from undergraduate, through to research level.  We primarily use online voting software and games within our Induction sessions and 1st year […]


Chris Morrison, Copyright and Licensing Compliance Officer at the University of Kent, is to present a webinar on Copyright the Card Game on Thursday, October 12th, 2016, as part of the Elsevier Library Connect webinar series. The session is entitled ‘Trends in Teaching Information Literacy’ and will also feature presentations by information literacy experts Katy Kavanagh Webb from East Carolina University and […]