Health libraries

Call for papers: Special issue on Information Literacy: Library and Information Research

The Library and Information Research journal has put out a call for papers for a special issue of this journal focussing on strategic and policy making issues in information literacy, both in the UK and worldwide. It is due for publication in September – October 2016.  Please see the further details below.   CALL FOR […]

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Book now for Librarians as Teachers event in Birmingham

ARLG West Midlands and CILIP West Midlands Member Network invite you to attend their joint one-day conference, “Librarians as Teachers”,  on June 10, 2015 at Conference Aston in Birmingham. The event, sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, will feature are a range of speakers from across the sectors, including HE, FE, Schools and Health

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Seminars on information sharing in policy and practice

The ESRC (Economic & Social Research Council) is running a series of seminars about Information Sharing in Policy and Practice: What needs to be shared (and not shared) when we share information? The first seminar, Information Sharing and the Integration of Health and Social Care, is taking place in Newcastle on 25th November.

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Represent the Health Sector on the IL Group Committee!

The CILIP Information Literacy Group Committee is looking to recruit a Sector Representative for Health, to work alongside our other Sector Reps to represent the needs of librarians working in health/medical libraries. More information about the IL Group and its activities is available from its CILIP webpages. If you would like to be considered for

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LILAC bursaries now available

The Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) takes place at Sheffield Hallam University on 23rd-25th April 2014.  3 free conference places are being offered for librarians working in the following sectors: Schools/FE Public Health (eg NHS) Each conference place includes 3 days of attendance at all LILAC sessions and social events (networking evening and conference dinner).

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Call for papers for IFLA conference: Understanding health literacy from an information science perspective

The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is holding its World Library and Information Congress in Lyon, France on 16th-22nd August 2014. The IFLA Information Literacy and Health and Biosciences Libraries sections are holding a joint open session and have made a call for papers on the theme of “It’s public knowledge: understanding health

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