Media Literacy


In our latest guest blog post, Stéphane Goldstein, Executive Director of InformAll and Advocacy and Outreach Officer of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, discusses the UK Government’s long-awaited White Paper on Online Harms, which is available in full here. Recognising libraries as one of the key stakeholders to be involved in the formulation of the strategy, the paper includes a […]

Palace of Westminster


An interim report on disinformation and fake news by the House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sports Committee was published on July 24th, 2018. Stéphane Goldstein, Advocacy and Outreach Officer of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has provided his initial reflections on the report’s relevance to the digital literacy agenda in an InformAll blog post, which he has kindly given […]

Palace of Westminster


Stéphane Goldstein, Advocacy and Outreach Officer of the CILIP Information Literacy Group and Executive Director of InformAll, outlines our recent submission to the inquiry into fake news that is being conducted by the House of Commons Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport. In January 2017, the House of Commons Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport launched an inquiry into fake news. […]

Announcement


InformAll is supporting the Ethics of Big Data research group at the University of Cambridge in hosting a free series of workshops exploring how Big Data is reshaping the worlds of work, production and employment. Big Data is a critical part of the information landscape, and is become increasingly ubiquitous. It represents opportunities, but also challenges, risks and sometimes even dangers; […]



The Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL) has developed a set of resources to support the community on the issues of employability and graduate skills. These resources include: Literature review This review examines the literature on current employability practice with a view to demonstrating the contribution of libraries to employability and the development of graduate attributes, situating libraries’ traditional […]



InformAll, are running a webinar on Digital Literacy for Online Collaborative Design on Monday 11 May, from 16:00 to 17:00 GMT.  The webinar will be led by Dr Mark Childs, from Coventry University. The event is free to join, and further details can be found here: http://www.researchinfonet.org/infolit/ridls/informall-webinars/collab-design/ . Description (from the InformAll Website): This webinar offers educators an opportunity to discover and discuss […]



The House of Lords Digital Skills Committee published its report “Make or Break: The UK’s Digital Future” in February.  On behalf of members, CILIP submitted evidence to the Committee last September. The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and InformALL have been taking a look at its recommendations and have found that, whilst it makes an important contribution to the debate about how […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group and InformAll submitted a joint response to the July 2014 UK Digital Skills Task Force’s interim report, Digital Skills for Tomorrow’s World, which was authored by Maggie Philbin. The joint response argued that information literacy (IL) provides a vital underpinning to the acquisition of digital skills, and to the reduction in digital inclusion issues, that are envisaged […]



InformAll is organising a free webinar on the theme of “Radical Information Literacy”, on Tuesday, 17th February, 2015, 16:30 to 18:00 GMT. This will be the first in a series on topical subjects of relevance to anyone, in the UK or internationally, who is interested in information literacy. The theme is drawn from Andrew Whitworth‘s book of the same name. […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group has formally endorsed the InformAll criteria to support development of information and data literacy teaching resources. The criteria, which are available in full and abbreviated versions, are aimed primarily at academic librarians but are useful for anyone developing teaching resources. They focus on relevance, learning outcomes and which aspects of information literacy are included in a resource. The criteria […]