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Young people and political information: drawing parallels between three major events 2014-2016

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 …

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CILIP Information Literacy Group – Committee changes

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 …

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CILIP IL Group Vacancy

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 …

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Meet the IL Group Committee: Geoff Walton

What is your role on the committee? I am Library & Information Schools Representative. When did you join and why? Can’t remember when I joined. Research (some of it mine) clearly demonstrates that information literacy is a cornerstone of lifelong learning and engaged citizenship. It is for all, not just for students, and for all …

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Event summary: Information Literacy at the interface: learning from practice in the classroom and employment

In May, ILG teamed up with SLA Europe for two special events, a networking evening and half-day workshop, both focusing on Information Literacy in the workplace. An event review of the networking evening with Nancy Graham (LSE), Stéphane Goldstein (Research Information Network) and Ian Hunter (Shearman and Sterling) can be found over on the SLA …

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Joint ILG/SLA event: Information Literacy in the Workplace

The Information Literacy Group are joining forces with SLA Europe to present an evening event and a half-day workshop session with cross –sector appeal. Find out more about the evening event below. Event: Information Literacy in the Workplace When: 21st May 2015, 18.00-21.30 Where: University of Liverpool in London, 33 Finsbury Square, London SLA Europe …

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