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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 […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am currently the Member Relationship Officer on the Information Literacy Group Committee. When did you join and why? I joined in August 2017 to build on my interest in information literacy and information skills teaching across the LIS sector. Having recently returned to libraries after four years of being a mum and […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am the Health Sector Rep for the Information Literacy Group. When did you join and why? After attending LILAC for the first time in April 2017 (and following the conference via social media for some years previously), I felt I had found my people! When I heard that a representative from the […]

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What is your role on the committee? I’m the Editor-in Chief of the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL), which is the CILIP Information Literacy Group’s journal. My job is to keep the ILG committee updated about how the JIL Editorial Board is managing the journal. And I’m notorious for having used the word “rhizomatic” in a committee meeting about the […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am currently the Marketing and Communications Officer on the Information Literacy Group Committee. When did you join and why? I joined as I have a wider interest in Marketing and Communications and wanted to get involved with an active and engaging committee who are very closely linked to my current job role. […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am the Further Education Representative for the CILIP Information Literacy Group. When did you join and why? I joined the group in October 2015. I had just completed my first year in post in South Essex College, where I lead the Learning Resources team. I developed an interest in information literacy whist at […]

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What is your role on the committee? I am the Secretary of the Information Literacy Group committee. When did you join and why? I joined the committee in August 2015, as Membership Secretary. I was new to the academic libraries sector at the time, and was exploring ILG as a way of improving my knowledge of information literacy. When I […]