The special LILAC issue (15/1) of the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) has been published and is free to read and download at https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/JIL/. This issue includes the following articles and project reports: Editorial: JIL x LILAC by Alison Hicks https://doi.org/10.11645/15.1.2900 Critical discourse analysis as a reflection tool for information literacy instruction by Devina Dandar and Sajni Lacey https://doi.org/10.11645/15.1.2826 Librarians’ development as teachers […]

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The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is looking to appoint a new Managing Editor, as Michelle O’Connell is stepping down from the role after three successful years in post. The Managing Editor works closely with the Editor-in-Chief to ensure the continuing success of the journal by leading on the administration of the peer review process, co-ordinating publication schedules, and managing […]

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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. This issue delves into Information Literacy in the pandemic era with a guest editorial by Alison Wicks, and peer-reviewed articles on topics such as Information Literacy in public libraries and outreach between universities and schools. The […]

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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 two 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 while gaining experience working as part of […]

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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. The full contents of volume 14, issue 1 is listed below: Editorial Scaffolding change – Alison Hicks Peer reviewed articles Training the trainer to embed IL into curricula – Michael Flierl, Rachel Fundator, Jason Reed, Bethany McGowan, Chao […]

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An announcement by the Editorial Board of the Journal of Information Literacy We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Alison Hicks as the new Editor-In-Chief for the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL). Alison is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Information Studies at University College London. She received her PhD from the Swedish School of Library and Information Science, Borås, Sweden and her […]

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The Journal of Information Literacy seeks an Editor-in-Chief to manage the content, quality, and direction of the journal. Established in 2007, the journal aims to push the boundaries of information literacy thinking in theory, practice and method; and to develop deep and critical understandings of the role, contribution and impact of information literacies in everyday contexts, education and the workplace. […]

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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. This is the biggest issue ever, with nine peer-reviewed articles and seven project reports covering topics ranging from Social Living Labs to the Funds of Knowledge first-generation students bring with them to the academic setting. This […]



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 […]



The Journal of Information Literacy is looking for reviewers for the following books: Metaliteracy: Reinventing Information Literacy to Empower Learners Literacy Engagement through Peritextual Analysis– This would probably best suit reviewers working with teenagers Book reviews are usually 750-1,000 words long and the submission deadline will be Wednesday 17th April 2019. If you would like to volunteer, please send a one […]