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The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL), the peer-reviewed open access journal published by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, is looking to appoint a new copy editor to join our team of copy editors. The role is voluntary but very rewarding, working with a friendly, enthusiastic team. “Copyediting for the Journal of Information Literacy offers the opportunity to use my copy editing skills […]



This is just a reminder about the call for papers for the special issue of the Journal of Information Literacy about IL and Covid-19. The full announcement is below and can also be found at Call for Papers: Special Issue on Information Literacy and COVID-19 | Journal of Information Literacy We’d really love to hear about any research you have done or […]

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The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is recruiting peer reviewers for research articles submitted to the journal. JIL is a diamond/platinum open access journal dedicated to publishing research across many areas of information literacy, including higher education, schools, health care, employment and government. It publishes the work of academics and practitioners and, as such, relies on experts across many sectors to provide […]



Re-posted from the Journal of Information Literacy. Original post was dated 28 March 2021. It has now been over a year since the world first started dealing with the immense challenges of the COVID-19 global pandemic. During this time, information literacy has helped communities to deal with disruption to everyday, workplace, health, and education contexts, including the shift to online […]



The latest issue of the Journal of Information Literacy, the international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has just been published. As ever, it includes the latest in IL research including articles on the use of the Philosophy for Children method in library programming in ‘Shaking up story time’; research into ‘What academics really think about information literacy’ from […]

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The Journal of Information Literacy is currently seeking two volunteers to review two new books. Both would probably suit practitioners rather than academics: *         https://www.alastore.ala.org/content/leveraging-wikipedia-connecting-communities-knowledge *         https://www.alastore.ala.org/content/framing-information-literacy-pil73-teaching-grounded-theory-pedagogy-and-practice-6-volume Book reviews are usually 750-1,000 words long and submission deadlines for these reviews will be the end of September this year. If you would like to volunteer […]



The new issue of the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is now available. Along with the peer reviewed articles, project reports, conference updates and book reviews, you’ll find the revised CILIP definition of ‘Information Literacy’ with an explanation from Jane Secker as to why and how the Information Literacy Group worked on the revision. Access the whole issue on the JIL […]

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The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL), the peer-reviewed open access journal published by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, is recruiting an enthusiastic addition to their editorial team to develop the role of Digital Communications Officer. About the role The Journal of Information Literacy publishes innovative and challenging research articles and project reports that push the boundaries of information literacy thinking in theory, […]

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A new issue of the Journal of Information Literacy, the open access journal of the CILIP IL Group, has just been published. As ever, it includes the latest in IL research, plus conference reports and book reviews. The full contents are listed below. Articles Instructor perceptions of student information literacy: comparing international IL models to reality Patricia Sandercock Student perspectives: […]