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 25th November 2014, Staffordshire University hosted a Library Teachmeet in the Thompson Library, Stoke-on-Trent. This was the latest in a series of Teachmeets that have been running for just over one year. This […]



Workshop: Developing a Blended Learning Skills Programme Venue: Alan Gilbert Learning Commons, University of Manchester Date: Monday 15th December, 2014 This event was run by Jennie Blake and Jade Kelsall from the University of Manchester Library, home of the award-winning My Learning Essentials programme. View the Storify from the day. We started with an overview of how the My Learning […]



By Richard Hopkins, Learning & Skills Librarian, University of Wolverhampton Our first Teachmeet was entitled ‘Information literacy skills and the new student. What is innovative information literacy and skills practice? And how best do we promote it?’ and was an attempt to encourage conversation on issues that were of interest to the Skills for Learning team at the University of […]



By Lisa Flint, Information Manager, University of Hertfordshire On Wednesday 25th June over 45 delegates including many Career and Information Professionals from academic institutions across the country were welcomed to the University of Hertfordshire (UH), De Havilland campus for an afternoon Library Teach Meet entitled ‘Information Literacy meets …Employability and Graduate Skills’. The event was sponsored by the Information Literacy […]



Ffion Bell (@bibliotekaargh) has kindly provided a report on the free LibTeachMeet event that took place at Aberystwyth University earlier this month. On Wednesday 4th June 2014, a LibTeachMeet was held here at Aberystwyth University – and it went very well! In this blog post I will describe how it came about, and what actually happened on the day. As a Graduate Trainee at […]



The organisers of this CILIP IL Group-sponsored event have kindly provided the following report: Wednesday 22nd January was the inaugural CILIP ILG sponsored Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) LibTeachMeet. This saw a sold out gathering of 50 folks from around the country stuffing biscuits and snaffling the many freebies (kindly provided by numerous library suppliers) together in a room in the […]



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: information literacy in the 21st […]



Julie Sutherland, Chair of CILIP in Scotland East Branch, has written the following blog post about last month’s CILIPS Information Literacy event, held on 30th January 2014 at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh. These are her reflections on the event. Information Literacy: Part One: 30th January 2014 I was greatly inspired by this afternoon’s session on Information Literacy at the […]