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Information professionals in the UK are playing an important role in helping universities to move to online teaching in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. Jane Secker (City, University of London) and Yvonne Nobis (University of Cambridge) have created an editable, shared document to support Higher Education colleagues identify and share useful digital resources to support online learning. Your contributions to this […]

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Dr. Jane Secker and Sarah Pavey, respective chair and schools representative of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, will be leading a training session for library and information staff on Approaches to Teaching Information Literacy in Practice on Friday 6th March 2020 in London, repeated in May in Sheffield. This half-day workshop is aimed at library and information staff at all levels and is particularly suitable […]

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Hannah Pyman is the Information Literacy Coordinator at University of Essex library, and attended the recent CILIP Information Literacy Group event on “Exploring intersections of scholarly communication and information literacy” in Liverpool. Hannah was the recipient of an ILG event bursary in honour of Marion Kelt and has kindly provided a review of the day. I attended this event at […]

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In our latest guest post, Claire Sewell, Research Support Skills Coordinator at the University of Cambridge, explores the relationship between scholarly communications and information literacy. Claire will be one of the speakers at the forthcoming CILIP Information Literacy Group event on “Exploring the intersections of information literacy and scholarly communication”, which will be hosted at Liverpool Central Library on Monday, 2nd […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group are facilitating a one-day event in December 2019 that will explore the intersections of information literacy and scholarly communications, and how they both relate to the concept of openness. Event: Exploring the intersections of information literacy and scholarly communication Date: Monday, 2nd December 2019, 10am – 4.00pm Venue: Liverpool Central Library Through presentations, workshops and group discussion, we will […]

Global Media and Information Literacy Week


As part of UNESCO’s Global Media and Information Literacy Week (24 – 31 October 2019), the CILIP Information Literacy Group is coordinating three exciting free events with Library and Information departments at UK universities. With events taking place in London, Manchester and Aberdeen, join us for networking, lively discussions of the CILIP Information Literacy 2018 definition (pdf), and a range […]

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IL in the arctic Did you ever want to see the midnight sun? Do you enjoy a good IL conference experience? If so, you may be interested to know that UiT The Arctic University of Tromsø, in collaboration with NordINFOLIT (a Nordic IL forum), will host the tenth Creating Knowledge conference in Tromsø, Norway on June 4th-5th 2020.  The Creating […]

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Tickets are now available for the Information Literacy Group’s forthcoming event: Exploring the intersections of information literacy and scholarly communication (full event details and standard booking information available here). ILG is pleased to offer a free bursary place for this event, in memory of friend and colleague Marion Kelt. Marion was well known and respected in the library sector particularly for her award […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group is pleased to announce a one-day event exploring the intersections of information literacy and scholarly communications. Event: Exploring the intersections of information literacy and scholarly communication Date: Monday, 2nd December 2019, 10am – 4.00pm Venue: Liverpool Central Library This event is aimed at information literacy practitioners and library staff working in scholarly communications. Event summary: […]

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Dr Alison Hicks, the joint Library & Information Schools Representative for the CILIP Information Literacy Group, is a lecturer in the Department of Information Studies at University College, London (UCL), where she teaches courses and supervises PhD and MA research that focuses on information literacy, as well as maintaining her own IL research agenda. In this guest post, she reflects on […]