information literacy

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Call for proposals: Information literacy and society

An interesting opportunity has arisen via the Media and Information Literacy Alliance (MILA) to undertake a comprehensive review of information literacy from 2005 onwards. Please read on for further details. This post has been republished with permission from MILA and the original post is available on the MILA website. The Media and Information Literacy Alliance …

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Games Based Learning Event: BAME Bursary Winner Review

Thanks to Mobeena Khan for this review of the Games Based Learning Event she attended as a BAME (Black and Minority Ethnic) bursary winner. Please note we currently have bursary places available for our Anti-Racist Pedagogy and Decolonising: An Information Literacy Perspective Event.  My name is Mobeena Khan and I am an Information Skills Librarian …

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Beyond the Horizon conference

Beyond the Horizon Conference – 16 May 2022

Registration is now open for ‘Beyond the Horizon,’ the CILIP North East annual conference which covers a broad range of issues from across the library, information and knowledge professions. This conference will seek to inspire our audience, share knowledge, raise debate and provide networking opportunities. Join online Monday 16th May 2022, 1pm-3:30pm to hear from …

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IFLA IL webinar – call for proposals

Information Literacy Section Call for Proposals: “Engaging library professionals in research and practice about critical pedagogy and social justice in librarianship” The IFLA Information Literacy Section invites interested professionals to submit proposals for papers to be presented during a 90-minute webinar in mid-June, before IFLA WLIC 2022. “Social justice design has much to offer to …

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Helping people find and use good quality, trusted health information

Helping organisations understand the importance of trusted, evidence-based information that people can access and understand has been at the core of my working life. I have been involved with health information for over a decade, working in the private sector, NHS England and now the Patient Information Forum (PIF). It is a great time to …

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Announcement

Academic Libraries North Conference 2022: Call for Papers

This post was originally an email sent to the lis-infoliteracy Jiscmail list from the Academic Libraries North 2022 Conference Committee. The Services & Workflows subtheme welcomes, among others, submissions which acknowledge and recognise achievements and challenges in inclusive approaches to information literacy teaching. Academic Libraries North Conference 2022: Call for Papers The time is now: …

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Guest post: Creating an information literacy teaching framework

Emma Burnett, an Information Consultant at Royal Holloway, University of London, and a member of the CILIP Information Literacy Group’s Comms team, has shared a post (with permission) that was originally published on the CLA HE blog in October 2021. In this post, Emma talks about how the Royal Holloway’s Academic Liaison team created an …

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Media and Information Literacy Alliance New Website

The Media and Information Literacy Alliance (MILA) is pleased to announce the launch of its brand-new website, at https://mila.org.uk/, where you will find useful information about the Alliance and the rationale underpinning it. In particular, the site incorporates a draft of MILA’s media and information literacy Framework (https://mila.org.uk/news/mila-framework/), whose purpose is to demonstrate what media and …

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ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals – Introducing Antonis Sideras

Continuing with our series welcoming the new members of the ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals, we’d like to introduce Antonis Sideras. The purpose of this group is to bring together new library professionals and contribute towards the work of the Information Literacy Group. What is your role in the committee? I a new member of …

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Playful Learning for Information Literacy

SARAH PAVEY,  SEPTEMBER 2021 Teaching information literacy in English schools is a challenge for many school librarians because it is not incorporated as part of the statutory National Curriculum or even a feature in most examination board syllabi. However, we also know information literacy is perceived as an essential set of competencies by employers and …

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