Training

Information Literacy Group

CILIP Training Sessions: Approaches to Teaching Information Literacy in Practice

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 …

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Event

Event review: Exploring the intersections of scholarly communication and information literacy

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. …

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CILIP Information Literacy Group committee vacancies

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 …

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Now booking: Information Literacy Teaching for New(er) Professionals workshop

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 …

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Book now for “Weighed down by words”: a new workshop on IL, gamification and more

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 …

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Brainstorming

Event report: #LibraryCampCamp – 8-9 September 2018

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 …

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IL TeachMeet at Royal Holloway – bookings now open

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 …

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Research Impact Value and LIS (RIVAL) #lis_rival

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 …

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Schools

Teachmeet at Aston University: Information literacy and academic study skills.

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 …

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Event review: Information Literacy Teaching for New(er) Professionals workshop

Kate Grigsby, Marketing and Communications Officer for the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG), has kindly provided a short report on the “Information Literacy (IL) Teaching for New(er) Professionals” workshop that took place in Sheffield on April 16th, 2018. On Monday 16th April in Sheffield, 21 information professionals attended a full day workshop on “IL for …

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