Icepops (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars)


Earlier this year the Copyright Literacy duo, Chris Morrison and Jane Secker took the difficult decision to postpone their annual copyright education event by yet another year to June 2022. Icepops is the International Copyright Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars. The conference was first held in 2018 at the University of Liverpool as a satellite event […]

Icepops (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars)


Jane Secker, Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has announced the publication of a new edition of the Icepops Annual for 2020.  Icepops: the International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars, is devised by Chris Morrison and Jane Secker (the UK Copyright Literacy team) and is run in conjunction with the CILIP Information Literacy Group,  We were really disappointed to have […]

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We have two exciting playful learning news items for you! Firstly, a new Diamond Open Access journal has just been launched that welcomes contributions from playful IL people! The Journal of Play in Adulthood covers topics including the role of play in learning, work, our social and cultural lives, the benefits to individuals and society, and the interrelationship between play and other […]

Teaching materials from the Sheffield event


Andrew Walsh is a Training Officer for the CILIP Information Literacy Group. In this guest post, he writes about playful teaching and learning. My teaching has slowly developed over my years as a librarian, from quite a basic start, to something where I have quite a clear vision of myself as a “teacher” or “trainer”, that links to my wider […]