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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 […]



Pip Divall is Clinical Librarian Service Manager at University Hospitals of Leicester (UHL) NHS Trust, and the Health representative for the Information Literacy Group. Hannah Beckitt is the Patient Information Librarian at UHL NHS Trust, a relatively new role which we have established in order to allow patients better access to information about their health, and their interactions with the […]

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Launched on the 11th December 2017 through partnership between NHS England, Public Health England, Health Education England and the Community Health and Learning Foundation, a new health literacy toolkit is now available. This new resource offers a range of resources to help health care workers with tools and techniques which they can use in everyday practice. According to the Royal College of General […]

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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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The Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) takes place at the University of Liverpool between 4th and 6th April 2018. 4 free conference places are being offered for librarians working in the following sectors: Schools Further Education Public Health (eg: NHS – please note; librarians working in Higher Education who support health subjects are not eligible to apply) Each conference place includes 3 […]

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Katie Nicholas, Knowledge Officer at Health Education England, has kindly provided a report and her personal reflections on the Health Information Study Day that took place in Leeds on July 10th, 2017, as part of Health Information Week. The free event was open to all library knowledge service staff working in healthcare and public library services across England. There were over 60 […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) Committee has two new vacancies, which offer a great opportunity to become more involved with the work of the Group, learn new skills, network, and help advocate for information literacy. All roles are voluntary and, if you’re not already a member of ILG, you would need to join in order to take up the post. Role 1: Health Sector Representative This […]

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The Public and Mobile Libraries Group (PMLG) and Health Libraries Group (HLG) have joined forces to organise a workshop on ‘Health Literacy Skills and Partnership Working for Public and Health Libraries’. The provision of access to health information has become a key to public libraries. This event will provide practical advice and hands-on sessions aimed at supporting health and public librarians in finding and […]

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The Scottish Library and Information Council (SLIC) and The Right Information, the Scottish Information Literacy Community of Practice, held a Digital and Information Literacy Symposium on Friday 18th November 2016 in Glasgow. The seminar examined the relevance of digital and information literacy in relation to health, education, housing, employability and welfare reform. Presentations from the day focused on: Information literacy […]

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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 […]