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Continuing with our series welcoming the new members of the ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals, we’d like to introduce David Smith. The purpose of this group is to bring together new library professionals and contribute towards the work of the Information Literacy Group. What is your role in the committee? I am a new member of the ILG New Professionals […]



Continuing with our series welcoming the new members of the ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals, we’d like to introduce Antonis Sideras. The purpose of this group is to bring together new library professionals and contribute towards the work of the Information Literacy Group. What is your role in the committee? I a new member of the ILG New Professionals Sub-committee. […]



Continuing with our series welcoming the new members of the ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals, we’d like to introduce Frances Marsh. The purpose of this group is to bring together new library professionals and contribute towards the work of the Information Literacy Group. What is your role in the committee? I am one of the new members of the ILG […]



What is your role on the committee? I am one of the Training Officers. When did you join and why? I joined in August 2021. I’d attended the LILAC conference in 2019 and really gained a lot of professional knowledge and met some exceptionally talented people from it, so when this opportunity came up, I was excited to be able […]

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We will be introducing the new members of the ILG Sub-Committee for New Professionals over a series of posts. The purpose of this group is to bring together new library professionals and contribute towards the work of the Information Literacy Group. First up is Katie Wise… What is your role on the committee? I am a member of the ILG […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am taking over the role of Further Education Sector Representative for the ILG. When did you join and why? I was accepted onto the committee in February 2020, shortly before the Covid-19 lockdown began – I haven’t met the committee in person at time of writing! I decided to apply for this […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am half of the Library & Information Schools Representative, job-sharing with Geoff Walton. When did you join and why? I joined the ILG when I was working as a teaching librarian in the United States because I was interested in the UK’s strong heritage of IL research and practice and wanted to […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am taking over the role of Treasurer for the ILG and LILAC groups. When did you join and why? In 2016 I ended up winning the public library bursary to attend LILAC when it was held in Dublin, a conference which not only changed the way I thought about information literacy, but […]

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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 […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am the Information Literacy Group’s Advocacy and Outreach Officer. When did you join and why? The post was created at the end of 2015, and I became the first postholder. I feel strongly about the need to promote information literacy, and to engage with different communities beyond the library world to underline […]