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What is your role on the committee? I am one of the web editors of the IL website. The website editorial team is a sub-group of the CILIP Information Literacy Group. When did you join and why? Before I started at my current college we didn’t have any information literacy teaching so this is something that I’m keen to develop. […]


The research projects page has been updated. One project, Information Literacy for Democratic Engagement (IL-DEM), is now completed. The focus of the project was information literacy amongst those involved in hyperlocal democracy in Scotland as community councillors (the equivalent of parish councillors in England). The work of community councillors relates to ascertaining, co-ordinating and expressing the views of their communities to local […]


The CILIP Information Literacy Group is pleased to share details of their upcoming Research Day. It will be held on 5th June, 2017 at CILIP Headquarters, London. The Information Literacy Group offers funds totalling £20,000 for high quality research through an annual bursary scheme. There are two rounds of funding given out in July and December and the Group are seeking […]


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, […]

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The CILIP ILG AGM took place at LILAC yesterday evening, and had a record attendance, perhaps due to the delicious cupcakes which were complete with the new logo.   Firstly, Deputy Chair Rowena Macrae-Gibson welcomed everyone to the AGM, before Treasurer Elaine Sykes gave a report on the ILG accounts. The ILG Chair, Jane Secker, then reported on the work […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group is delighted to welcome Kate Grigsby to the role of Marketing and Communications Officer on the IL Group Committee. Kate will be taking over the role from Emma Burnett who has been in this post since 2010. Kate will be having a handover from Emma in due course. The IL Group thanks Emma for all her […]

To maintain and develop an active, high-impact IL research community, the Information Literacy Group funds up to £10,000 for high quality research projects through an annual bursary scheme. One such project “Learning, lending, liberty? Can school libraries be engines for youth citizenship?” explored the role of school libraries in the wider school environment, including citizenship education. The project identified how Scottish school libraries supported young people’s […]

We are bidding farewell to Rebecca Mogg, who after more than a decade on the committee is stepping down as Deputy Chair of the Information Literacy Group. A founder member of the ILG, Becky has worked hard for the committee and for the promotion of information literacy over the years. We would like to thank Becky for all her work, […]

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We’re recruiting! The CILIP Information Literacy Group Committee currently has a vacancy for Membership Secretary. This is a great opportunity to become more involved with the work of the Group, learn new skills, network, and help advocate for information literacy. This role is voluntary and you must be a member of ILG to apply. The Membership Secretary liaises with the CILIP Membership […]

As mentioned in our previous post about the CILIP Conference, you will be able to visit the IL Group stand (number 5 in the SIG area) and be filmed giving your top IL teaching tip. All entrants will be entered into a prize draw for a iPad mini. Competition rules: To enter, visit the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) Stand […]