Bursary places for CILIP ILG event: Anti-Racist Pedagogy and Decolonising: an Information Literacy perspective

Date: Thursday 23rd June, 10am-4pm Location: University of Warwick Library, Coventry Tickets are now available for the Information Literacy Group’s forthcoming event: Anti-Racist Pedagogy and Decolonising: an Information Literacy perspective (see the Eventbrite page for this event for full event details and standard booking information). The CILIP Information Literacy Group is offering bursaries for this event: …

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Anti-Racist Pedagogy and Decolonising: an Information Literacy perspective

The CILIP Information Literacy Group is hosting a one day event exploring the role information literacy can play to support decolonisation of the library. This event is aimed at information literacy practitioners and library staff interested in anti-racist teaching, decolonisation and EDI activities and initiatives. Through presentations and discussion we will look at how information …

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Announcement

Information Literacy Group vacancy: Public Libraries Representative

The CILIP Information Literacy Group have an exciting opening to join our team. We are recruiting for a Public Libraries representative to share their professional knowledge of their sector. We are looking for applicants with experience of supporting the diverse information literacy needs of public library users. Knowledge of information literacy initiatives in the public …

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Icepops (International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars)

Icepops returns!

The Information Literacy Group are delighted to announce the International Copyright-Literacy Event with Playful Opportunities for Practitioners and Scholars (Icepops) is back. Devised by Chris Morrison and Jane Secker the event is run in conjunction with the ALT Copyright and Online Learning Special Interest Group (CoOL SIG). The event is scheduled to be held on …

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Media Literacy

Booking open for Storytelling for Social Media – How to create engaging health information

This free online event, taking place on Friday 10 June, 10:30 – 12:30, is promoted by CILIP Information Literacy Group and will be lead by Professor Anna Feigenbaum. Creating social media posts that aim to build health or information literacy is challenging. It is one thing to get likes on a video of a cute …

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Is this a genuine article…….and how would we know?

In our latest blog post, Sarah Pavey, the School Libraries representative for the CILIP Information Literacy Group, talks about current ways that are normally used to teach fake news and instead suggests that a flipped approach is best. We may settle down and watch the latest episode on television of members of the public delving …

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Beyond the Horizon conference

Beyond the Horizon Conference – 16 May 2022

Registration is now open for ‘Beyond the Horizon,’ the CILIP North East annual conference which covers a broad range of issues from across the library, information and knowledge professions. This conference will seek to inspire our audience, share knowledge, raise debate and provide networking opportunities. Join online Monday 16th May 2022, 1pm-3:30pm to hear from …

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IFLA

IFLA IL webinar – call for proposals

Information Literacy Section Call for Proposals: “Engaging library professionals in research and practice about critical pedagogy and social justice in librarianship” The IFLA Information Literacy Section invites interested professionals to submit proposals for papers to be presented during a 90-minute webinar in mid-June, before IFLA WLIC 2022. “Social justice design has much to offer to …

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Schools

A wealth of knowledge? Debt collectors, prison sentences and the implications for how we conceptualise, teach for, and assess information literacy

This guest post has been written by Alison Hicks, JIL’s Editor in Chief. It was the title of the financial literacy piece that got me- “What can rich kids do that poor kids can’t?” The idea that wealth and poverty might have an impact on what people are able to do is such a simple …

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