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The LILAC Committee currently have 3 exciting opportunities to join our conference organising team. We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals to recruit into the following roles: ·         Project Manager ·         Finance & Bookings Manager ·         External Relationships Manager For a full description and person specification for each role please see our website; https://www.lilacconference.com/join-the-committee. Applicants should be based in […]

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Nigel Morgan (Cardiff University) and Emily Shields (Manchester Metropolitan University) are retiring from the LILAC committee after the 2019  event. Together they have notched up an impressive 19 years of LILAC service. As they sail-off into a lilac-hued sunset, we asked them to reflect on their LILAC experiences.  How did you get involved with LILAC? Emily: I was first involved […]

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The winners of bursary places at LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference in Nottingham in April 2019 have been announced. To have a truly engaging conference, the CILIP Information Literacy Group and the conference organising committee believe we need delegates who bring a variety of perspectives and backgrounds. We therefore offer conference places to applicants in certain under-represented sectors and communities. Bursaries […]

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In this guest post blog, Rosie Jones, Deputy Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group and Director of Library Services at the Open University, writes about her reflections on information literacy and senior leadership. I have been involved with the information literacy (IL) community for much of my professional career. I have always enjoyed the teaching element of librarianship and […]

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The ever-popular bursaries to the LILAC Conference are on offer once more. LILAC 2019 promises to be as exciting, innovative and collaborative as ever. The conference is brimming with new ideas, innovative teaching techniques, inspiring speakers and exciting social events. It promises to be an absorbing 3 days. We’re pleased to offer 5 free places for librarians working in the […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group is delighted to announce that the call for presentations for LILAC 2019 is now open. LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference will take place from 24th to 26th April 2019 and will be hosted by the University of Nottingham. The LILAC committee and our local reps have been working hard to prepare what we are sure will […]

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Rosie Jones, LILAC Co-Chair, reports on the latest meeting of the conference committee as they make preparations for LILAC 2019, which will take place at the University of Nottingham on April 24-26, 2019. Friday, September 14 saw the LILAC committee all assemble at Nottingham to see our 2019 conference venue and to share how our plans are progressing. It is […]

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The organising committee of LILAC: the Information Literacy Conference, currently have an exciting opportunity to join the team, in the role of Sponsorship Development Manager. LILAC 2019 will take place at the University of Nottingham on 24-26 April 2019. We are looking for dynamic and innovative individuals to join our enthusiastic team, helping us develop and build upon our successful conference. […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am the Information Literacy Group’s Deputy Chair and the LILAC conference Co-Chair When did you join and why? I have been on the LILAC committee since 2007 when the University I worked for hosted the conference, I have only just become the Deputy Chair for the IL Group. Information Literacy has always […]



On Tuesday 3rd April the first International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars (Icepops) was held at the University of Liverpool. This one-day event was the first satellite event run as part of the LILAC conference. Devised by Chris Morrison and Jane Secker (the UK Copyright Literacy team) and run in conjunction with the CILIP Information Literacy Group, the day included keynote […]