IFLA, the European Open Education Librarians Network and SPARC EU are seeking to gain insights into Open Education (OE) practices within academic libraries in Europe, and invite European academic library communities to share their practices!   “The ultimate goal is to use what we learn to strengthen OE and Open Education Resources (OER) in higher education institutions and their libraries […]


The call for papers is now out for open sessions for the Information Literacy Section at the IFLA World Congress which is being held in Athens, Greece between 24th and 30th August 2019. The theme this year is Information Literacy in Context: Research Informing Practice and Practice Informing Research. Suggested topics for papers are: – Frameworks, guidelines and standards for information literacy […]

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Dr Jane Secker, Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group and Senior Lecturer in Educational Development at City, University of London, comments on interesting developments at the recent World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Kuala Lumpur, At WLIC a statement on Copyright Education and Copyright Literacy was released by IFLA – the International Federation of Library Associations. This is exciting news as […]


IFLA have issued a call for papers for the World Library and Information Conference (WLIC) 2018 that is due to take place on 24th-30th August in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The Library Theory and Research and Information Literacy sections are jointly looking for papers on the theme of ‘Information Literacy: From Practice to Theory and Back Again’. The suggested themes for papers […]


UUK / Guild HE Copyright Summer Event The Information Literacy Group is sponsoring a one day workshop aimed at university copyright officers or specialists, hosted by Universities UK and GuildHE Copyright Working Group. The day will consider the relationship between licences offered to the HE sector and copyright exceptions. Chaired by Professor Ronan Deazley, from the School of Law at Queens University Belfast, […]

Would you benefit from attending the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in October 2016? Good news! The CILIP Information Literacy Group is offering a bursary to cover: the full conference fee £70 accommodation for 3 nights (£210) a flight up to the cost of £250 additional expenses of up to £100 to cover any additional travel and meals as required ECIL 2016 will be […]

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is offering a bursary to attend the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) in October 2016 in Prague. All members of the CILIP IL Group are welcome to apply for the bursary to ECIL 2016, which will be held at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, from 10-13th October 2016. This is the fourth European Conference on Information […]