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The final keynote of LILAC 2019 was by Allison Littlejohn, who has recently moved from the Open University to become Dean (Learning & Teaching) of the College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow. Allison thinks of librarians as being a keystone species in Higher Education, meaning that without them Universities would be in serious trouble. Allison talked about MOOCs and […]

Submitted by Laura Woods, Subject Librarian, University of Huddersfield One Librarian, One Reference (or #1lib1ref) is an annual Wikipedia campaign that aims to encourage librarians all around the world to make Wikipedia better, one reference at a time. To celebrate this initiative, we decided to host a librarians’ editathon at the University of Huddersfield. Myself and Lindsay Ince, Assistant Records […]


For Wikipedia’s 17th birthday, John Lubbock (Communications Coordinator for Wikimedia UK) has kindly provided this post, which includes news about an exciting new initiative. Wikipedia turns 17 on January 15. As the 5th most visited website in the world is vitally important that we keep trying to make sure Wikipedia is as accurate as possible. Wikimedia UK is the independent […]

This has been reposted with permission from DigiLit Leicester. The original post can be found at We are really excited about our latest project, which will produce games based resources to enhance Year 9 learners (13-14 years old) engagement with, and understanding of, Wikipedia.01. The tender is open until 30 June 2015, and interested organisations and individuals should register […]