Chris Morrison, Copyright and Licensing Compliance Officer at the University of Kent, and Jane Secker, Copyright and Digital Literacy Advisor at LSE and Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, introduce a game they have designed to help academics, researchers and PhD students understand the scholarly communication process. The Publishing Trap was a runner-up at LILAC 2016‘s popular Lagadothon event. […]

Kathryn Ballard, Information Librarian at Southampton Solent University, introduces a game that she has designed to encourage participants to evaluate information sources. The CRAP! Game was a runner-up at LILAC 2016‘s popular Lagadothon event. UPDATE 25/11/16: Professionally designed versions of the CRAP! Game cards are now available for you to download and use. LILAC 2016 brought with it the inaugural […]

Andrew Walsh, Academic Librarian at the University of Huddersfield and Training Officer for the CILIP Information Literacy Group, tells us about some exciting developments with his “Escape rooms for learning” idea, which was first unveiled at LILAC 2016‘s Lagadothon event. Since winning the Lagadothon with “Escaping the Induction”, I’ve been working on my prototype, which is now finished and being […]

In support of the TeenTech initiative, the CILIP Information Literacy Group has produced a range of resource sheets that pupils taking part in the competition can use to help them with the research process and with gathering all the information (opinion, academic research and business perspectives) that they need to develop their own innovations. A total of ten resource sheets have […]

Event: Librarians developing digital literacies Venue: Hadyn Ellis Building, Cardiff University, Cathays Park, Cardiff. CF24 4HQ. Date: Friday, July 17th, 2015, 10:00-16:00 A free event (refreshments and lunch provided) kindly sponsored by CILIP Cymru Wales and the CILIP Information Literacy Group. We are pleased to invite you to attend this exciting event organised by librarians from Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF) and the Great […]

There’s still time to make a nomination for this year’s Credo Reference Digital Award for Information Literacy, but the deadline is fast approaching! The award, established in 2008 and sponsored by Credo Reference, rewards an innovative/high impact digital Information Literacy resource developed by a UK-based individual or group. The winner will receive £500 for personal use and £500 for their nominated […]