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Bookings are now being taken for a workshop in Sheffield on Friday, May 1 on Approaches to Teaching Information Literacy in Practice. Led by experienced trainers (and Information Literacy Group Committee Members) Dr. Jane Secker and Sarah Pavey, this half-day, interactive workshop will enable attendees to understand the terminology of information literacy, critical literacy and digital literacy, and how they […]

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Dr. Jane Secker and Sarah Pavey, respective chair and schools representative of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, will be leading a training session for library and information staff on Approaches to Teaching Information Literacy in Practice on Friday 6th March 2020 in London, repeated in May in Sheffield. This half-day workshop is aimed at library and information staff at all levels and is particularly suitable […]

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Hannah Pyman is the Information Literacy Coordinator at University of Essex library, and attended the recent CILIP Information Literacy Group event on “Exploring intersections of scholarly communication and information literacy” in Liverpool. Hannah was the recipient of an ILG event bursary in honour of Marion Kelt and has kindly provided a review of the day. I attended this event at […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group have two exciting opportunities to join our team. We are recruiting for a new Training Officer, and a Further Education sector representative. Applicants should have experience of committee work (not necessarily with CILIP), and be based in the UK. Applicants should be members of CILIP (or willing to join). We particularly welcome applications from under-represented communities and […]



Bookings are now being taken for the latest CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) event, Information Literacy Teaching for New(er) Professionals, which will take place at the University of the West of England’s Frenchay campus in Bristol on Monday, March 4th, 2019. Particularly suited to new professionals or those new to teaching information literacy and associated skills, this day will introduce […]

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The CILIP Information Literacy Group are pleased to announce a new workshop, “Weighed down by words”, which will take place at “The Circle” in Sheffield on 15th November, 2018. The workshop introduces an approach to help students develop their academic writing and information literacy skills, and will be led by Stewart Hilland of Sheffield Hallam University. Find out more and […]

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Andrew Walsh, academic Librarian for Education and Professional Development at the University of Huddersfield and Training Officer of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has kindly provided a report on the recent #LibraryCampCamp event that he organised. Thanks to sponsorship from the CILIP Information Literacy Group, the very first #LibraryCampCamp, a library learning festival, was held over the weekend of 8-9th September […]

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The Academic Liaison team at Royal Holloway, University of London are hosting a free Library TeachMeet on the theme of “Information literacy online” on Thursday 19th July 2018 at their new Library & Student Services Centre. The theme of “Information literacy online” has been chosen because of the increasing student expectation of a 24/7 service that fits around their study and work […]



All interested in library and information science (LIS) research are invited to register free of charge for a community event on the theme of LIS research impact and value to held at Edinburgh Napier University on Wednesday 11th July 2018. Entitled Research Impact Value and LIS (RIVAL), this event will bring together members of three main groups – creators, users, and end-user beneficiaries of LIS research output – […]

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Information literacy and academic study skills; an informal discussion of the crossover and benefits of collaboration. Wednesday 6th June 2018 1-4pm Teaching is increasingly a part of an academic librarian’s role and the crossover between information literacy and academic study skills can become blurred. The way in which this is organised in institutions differs greatly and one of the aims of […]