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Improving information literacy in an algorithmic world

In this guest blog post, Christian Headley and Jesper Solheim Johansen, from  Keenious, the automatic online researcher tool, considers how to improve information literacy in an algorithmic world.  We’re grateful that Keenious are one of the sponsors of the LILAC 2022 conference. If you are attending the conference this year, do visit their stand in our …

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LILAC 2022 Reminders: Early Bird Bookings and Information Literacy Award

This is a reminder that the deadline for early bird bookings for LILAC 2022 is Friday 11th February 2022. LILAC is an information literacy conference in the UK, organised by the CILIP Information Literacy Group. In 2022 the conference is being held at Manchester Metropolitan University, 11th-13th April 2022 inclusive. You can find out more about the …

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PIL Provocation Series: “Information Literacy for Mortals”

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 …

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Meet the ILG Committee: Anne-Lise Harding, Government representative and Deputy Chair

What is your role on the committee? I am the Government representative, providing liaison for ILG and GIG. I have also recently stepped up to fill the position of Deputy Chair for the Information Literacy Group until March 2022. When did you join and why? I joined the committee in December 2015, as FE Representative. …

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PIL Provocations: Tell me sweet little lies: Racism as a form of persistent malinformation

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 …

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Event Reports: FestivIL by LILAC 2021 iSchool-sponsored Student Bursary winners

The winners of this year’s FestivIL iSchool-sponsored student bursaries have written some excellent blog posts on their experiences of the event, which are available to read now on the iSchool blog: Chloe Bolsover, MA Library & Information Services Management Laura Barber, PhD student Rebecca Royston, MA Librarianship In addition, the FestivIL by LILAC event archive …

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Event review: FestivIL by LILAC 2021

In this blog post, the CILIP Information Literacy Group’s Comms Team member, Louise Minta, reviews FestivIL by LILAC 2021. This was an online event spread over three days in July, organised by the LILAC Committee. Back in December 2020, the LILAC committee had to take the difficult decision to postpone LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference …

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EBSCO sponsors today’s programme at FestivIL

Media and Information Literacy in the Digital Age Digital information is how we consume information, but how do we know when information is false or that we know we need to improve our media and information literacy skills? The digital age has surfaced more information than ever before.  Today, individuals must be able to recognise …

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