Information professionals in the UK are playing an important role in helping universities to move to online teaching in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. Jane Secker (City, University of London) and Yvonne Nobis (University of Cambridge) have created an editable, shared document to support Higher Education colleagues identify and share useful digital resources to support online learning. Your contributions to this […]
Stéphane Goldstein, Advocacy and Outreach Officer of the CILIP Information Literacy Group and Executive Director of InformAll, outlines our recent submission to the inquiry into fake news that is being conducted by the House of Commons Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport. In January 2017, the House of Commons Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport launched an inquiry into fake news. […]
The Information Literacy website editorial team is looking for case studies on how information literacy is developed and applied. We want examples from all sectors and we will accept a variety of formats. Full details can be found in our case study guidelines. Come and visit us on the ILG stand during LILAC to discuss your case study idea. You […]
As librarians who teach information literacy, we all spend a considerable amount of time developing our learning resources. As a profession, we are brilliant at sharing good practice with others and learning from our colleagues when preparing teaching sessions. But have you ever considered getting inspiration from, or using outright, other teachers’ materials? Open educational resources (OERs) are a great […]
We need your help to promote the importance of information literacy across all sectors! As practitioners in your respective fields, you could make a real difference in helping to communicate the value of information literacy to particular sectors and to society as a whole. You are invited to submit a short video (max. one minute) on why information literacy is important in […]
Participants on CILIP’s pilot Leadership Programme are currently seeking the views of the organisation’s members on Continuing Professional Development. The online survey should take around 5 minutes to complete, and all participants will be entered into a prize draw to win a £20 Amazon voucher. The survey is available until Monday, March 14th, 2016. Your views about CPD matter Members of the […]
The ACRL’s proposed new Framework for IL for HE is now in its third draft. They have also been updating the FAQ page. You have until 12th December to submit comments on the latest draft via their online form.
CILIP is calling for comments on the draft Professional body of knowledge (PBK) they are developing. The draft and opportunity to comment isI available at: http://www.cilip.org.uk/about-us/future-skills-project/pages/bpks-consultation.aspx .
The Vitae Researcher Development Framework provides an overarching framework to support researchers in identifying the wide range of knowledge, behaviours and attributes of excellent researchers. Lenses on the Vitae Researcher Development have been developed to focus on the knowledge, behaviours and attributes that are developed by researchers and that can be acquired through or used in various contexts such as […]
If you teach information literacy at an academic institution (in any format, such as a stand-alone course, a component of another course, or single sessions), I welcome your participation in a survey. The online survey is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/metaliteracy The purpose of the survey is to learn more about the impact of the changing information environment and social media on […]