This post has been written by the Information Literacy Group’s Chair, Jane Secker. Many of us have struggled to read academic books and longer pieces of writing during the pandemic. But how are students currently studying for at university fairing when it comes to academic reading? Academic texts, perhaps never the most accessible at the best of times are really […]


Our Chair, Jane Secker, along with one of our school library reps, Sarah Pavey, are carrying out some research into the shift to online teaching that has taken place in UK education in relation to information literacy teaching. We would be very grateful if you could complete this short survey: We will write up the findings and share them […]

IFLA, the European Open Education Librarians Network and SPARC EU are seeking to gain insights into Open Education (OE) practices within academic libraries in Europe, and invite European academic library communities to share their practices!   “The ultimate goal is to use what we learn to strengthen OE and Open Education Resources (OER) in higher education institutions and their libraries […]


CILIP recently launched its consultation designed to find out what’s important to people working in libraries, information and knowledge management sectors. They are running the consultation because they want to discover more about the challenges workers in these sectors face, and understand how CILIP can best support them. Both CILIP members and non-members are welcome to fill in the survey. All […]


CILIP Information Literacy Group Chair, Jane Secker, together with LILAC Co-Chair Lisa Jeskins, and Chris Morrison are helping Learning On Screen (the new name for the British Universities Film and Video Council (BUFVC)) to carry out some research to better understand the needs of the education sector with regards to copyright and audiovisual material. The e-CHARM project is a 6 month […]