The CILIP Information Literacy Group has formally endorsed the InformAll criteria to support development of information and data literacy teaching resources. The criteria, which are available in full and abbreviated versions, are aimed primarily at academic librarians but are useful for anyone developing teaching resources. They focus on relevance, learning outcomes and which aspects of information literacy are included in a resource. The criteria […]

Sarah Mcnicol will be running a free, half day workshop, 1300-1600, at Manchester Metropolitan University, on critical literacy for school librarians. Critical literacy has been described as a ‘new basic’. It is a set of skills, dispositions and strategies intended to enable students “to challenge text and life as we know it” (McLaughlin & DeVoogd). This half day session will […]

Developing Digital Literacy Skills A webinar with Iain Baird, Academic Librarian at Teesside University Thursday, 20th November 2014, 5:00-6:00 pm Free! Places limited to 25 On 20th November, ARLG North-East is sponsoring a free webinar hosted by Iain, in which he will share his experiences of leading a change management project to develop CPD materials for academic staff to enhance […]

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is sponsoring a free one-day event on developing a blended learning skills programme. The event will be run by Jennie Blake and Jade Kelsall from the University of Manchester Library, home of the award-winning My Learning Essentials programme launched in September 2013. Workshop: Developing a Blended Learning Skills Programme Venue: Alan Gilbert Learning Commons, University […]

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is sponsoring a free LibTeachMeet event that is being organised by Learning and Information Services at the University of Wolverhampton on Thursday, 10th July 2014. The theme is information literacy skills and the new student. The event will focus on innovative information literacy and skills practice in relation to new students, explore how best to measure its impact and look […]

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is holding a workshop day on 23rd August 2012 on presentation skills for your IL teaching. In the morning, Emily Shields will facilitate a workshop on intermediate PowerPoint, that will give you tips and tricks on how to enhance existing PowerPoint knowledge. In the afternoon Ned Potter will give you an introduction to using Prezi […]

There is a growing trend amongst UK universities to situate learning development services within libraries and learning resource centres. This development acknowledges the holistic nature of developing students’ academic skills. Searching for high quality sources of information sits alongside effective reading and note taking skills; students writing at university need to understand referencing and plagiarism and the conventions which underpin […]