Workshops

“From the road less travelled to the information super highway: information literacy in the 21st Century” – 31/01/14

Sarah Wolfenden, Subject Liaison Librarian at  Brunel University, has kindly provided a report on the free one-day conference held at the British Library Conference Centre on 31st January 2014. On 31st January, I made my way to the British Library to attend the free conference, From the road less travelled to the information super highway: …

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Library TeachMeet wiki launched

A Library TeachMeet wiki has been launched as a place to advertise forthcoming events, gather together resources from those events and share tips on running TeachMeets. Links and materials for many recent TeachMeets have already been added to the wiki, including information literacy-related content. Details of forthcoming TeachMeets at Sheffield Hallam University on Monday, 3rd March …

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Free CoPILOT event at Glasgow Caledonian University – Wednesday, 12th February 2014

CoPILOT (Community of Practice for Information Literacy Online Teaching) are holding a free event at Glasgow Caledonian University on Wednesday, 12th February 2014. The workshop will provide a practical introduction to Open Educational Resources (OER) for teaching information literacy. Though a mixture of presentation, group work and hands-on activity, participants will learn to find, evaluate …

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Staffordshire University Library Teachmeet – 20/11/13

Eleanor Johnston, Academic Skills Librarian at Staffordshire University, has written the following post about last month’s Teachmeet, which was sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group. On 20th November 2013, Staffordshire University hosted a Library Teachmeet in the Thompson Library, Stoke-on-Trent. Teachmeets are an opportunity for staff to share innovations, experience and knowledge and there …

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LILAC Lite

Location:  Manchester Metropolitan University New Business School: room 1.22. Near All Saints park   (off Oxford Rd) Date: Monday 13th May 2013   10.00 – 4pm (9.30 registration) Cost: Free; refreshments (including lunch sponsored by the CILIP IL group) will be provided. Event outline: The CILIP Information Literacy Group are pleased to announce a joint training session …

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Presentation skills for your IL teaching – 23 August 2012

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 …

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Working together with other professionals to improve students’ academic skills

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 …

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How to be a critical but constructive friend: reviewing and refereeing for journal articles and conference papers

For library and faculty staff from LIS and cognate areas who are interested in becoming reviewers for JIL and LILAC. The course, facilitated by Susie Andretta, aims to explore the role of the reviewer in ascertaining the quality of a paper and to demonstrate the critical appraisal practices that a reviewer should employ to fulfil …

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