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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. As ever, it includes the latest in IL research, including an investigation of information literacy as a measurable construct, and a project report that describes a collaborative effort between librarians, staff, local journalists and students discussing ‘fake […]



In this guest post blog, Emma Coonan, CILIP ILG committee member and Editor-in Chief of the Journal of Information Literacy, reflects on how changing her role has impacted on her IL research work. As an information literacy educator, I’m an enthusiastic supporter of the view that “learning should be everyone’s business in universities” (Hilsdon, 2011). However, having worked as an […]

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The Journal of Information Literacy editorial board are seeking volunteers to write a review of the following book: Teaching Information Literacy and Writing Studies: Volume 1, First-Year Composition Courses edited by Grace Veach. The title explores leading approaches to foregrounding information literacy in first-year college writing courses, giving Librarians and writing professors the ability to collaborate with students to give them […]

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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 […]



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 an investigation of school library staff perspectives on teacher information literacy and collaboration, and a study into how the mixing of campus based and distance students has been […]

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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. You can find out more about what it involves by reading the copy editor role description. “Copy-editing for the Journal of Information Literacy […]

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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, […]



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 a study on health literacy and two articles focusing on specific HE subject areas – Business and Education, and Nursing and Teaching Education. Also included […]



This webinar is one of a series provided by the CILIP Information Literacy Group in support of the Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC). These webinars are primarily aimed at LILAC 2016 conference speakers and delegates. The final webinar in this series – ‘Publication without tears: Tips for aspiring authors’ – was due to be presented by Emma Coonan, Editor of the […]