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The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of the Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. As a a valued Champion of the Project Information Literacy (PIL) Provocation Series, I’m delighted to send you a link to our latest essay, “Information Literacy for Mortals,” by Mike Caulfield, a research scientist at the Center […]



This post was originally an email sent to the lis-infoliteracy Jiscmail list from the Editors, Lauren Smith and Alison Hicks. Critical information literacy, with its emphasis on social justice in the instructional and educational work of librarians, have been part of the scholarly literature for over twenty years (Tewell 2018). Since then, the online information landscape has become even more complex […]



The latest issue of the Journal of Information Literacy, the international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has been published today! In this issue, Alison Hicks’ Editorial talks about pushing the boundaries of information literacy publishing. The full contents of volume 15, issue 3 are listed below, with direct links to the articles: Editorial Pushing the boundaries […]

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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 […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of the Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. As a valued Champion of the “PIL Provocation Series,” I’m delighted to send our latest essay, “Tell Me Sweet Little Lies: Racism as a Form of Persistent Malinformation,” by Dr. Nicole A. Cooke, the Augusta Baker Endowed Chair and […]



This post has been written for us by Alison Hicks, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Information Literacy. I have to confess that I always thought the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) was doing pretty well on the open and inclusive scholarly publishing front; we have over ten years’ experience as a diamond open access journal, where articles are published freely […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of the Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. I’m delighted to share the latest essay, “The iSchool Equation” by Dr. Kirsten Hostetler, a Project Information Literacy (PIL) Research Analyst and an assistant professor at Central Oregon Community College in Bend, who recently completed her Ph.D. […]



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 workplace, with a particular focus on the transition between academic and workplace settings The full contents of volume 15, issue 2 are listed below Editorial   Working it   by Alison […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) and the LILAC Conference are delighted to have been enlisted as Champions of the Project Information Literacy initiative, “The PIL Provocation Series”. As a PIL Provocation Series Champion, I’m delighted to stop by and share these “Discussion questions for “Reading in the Age of Distrust”, our latest PIL Provocation Series essay, written by none other than myself. Please feel […]

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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 […]