Rebecca Mogg, Deputy Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has kindly provided a report on the Innovative Learning: Driving Educational Change event that took place at the Manchester Conference Centre on Tuesday, December 8th, 2015. Being a librarian, the vast majority of events I attend are for librarians and these are usually focused on information literacy.  So I was really […]



Allison Jones, Subject Librarian at UWTSD Carmarthen, has kindly provided a report on the “Play, Games and Information Literacy” workshop, sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, that took place in Leeds on Monday, November 23rd, 2015. Always keen to learn new skills and spice up my information literacy sessions, I booked onto the “Play, Games and Information Literacy” workshop organised and […]



Chris Morrison, Copyright and Licensing Compliance Officer at the University of Kent, has very kindly allowed us to reproduce his excellent recent blog entry describing his reflections on this year’s European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL), which took place on 19-22 October, 2015, in Tallinn, Estonia. In thinking how I might sum up my experiences of attending the European Conference on Information Literacy […]



A report by Jane Secker, Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, on the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL), which took place on 19-22 October, 2015, in Tallinn, Estonia. Two weeks ago, I attended the European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL), the third I have been fortunate enough to attend. ECIL 2015 was held in Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, […]



A report by the Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, Jane Secker, on the Austrian National Libraries Conference (Österreichischen Bibliothekartag), held in Vienna on September 15-18, 2015. The conference was held at the University of Vienna, which is celebrating its 650th birthday, and attended by over 900 librarians. The theme of the conference roughly translated into ‘future libraries’ and explored […]



Further Education is a rapidly changing world and the events organised by the Council of Learning Resources in Colleges (CoLRiC) have an important part to play supporting service managers. This year’s events, hosted in London and Birmingham, were entitled “The Edge”, with a programme that reflected the “can do” attitude of presenters and delegates alike. Information literacy had a prominent […]



Sam Aston, LILAC committee member and Teaching and Learning Librarian at the University of Manchester, provides a short summary of this year’s conference. The Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) took place in Newcastle, or “The Toon” to those that live there, on April 8-10, 2015. Not only did we receive a very warm welcome from Newcastle University, but the sun shone […]



In May, ILG teamed up with SLA Europe for two special events, a networking evening and half-day workshop, both focusing on Information Literacy in the workplace. An event review of the networking evening with Nancy Graham (LSE), Stéphane Goldstein (Research Information Network) and Ian Hunter (Shearman and Sterling) can be found over on the SLA Europe blog. It was a […]



The CILIP Information Literacy Group’s sponsored Pedagogy for Librarians course took place last week. This report has been reposted with permission and thanks from Laura Woods’ blog. The original post can be found at https://woodsiegirl.wordpress.com/2015/06/09/pedagogy-for-librarians-course/ Last week (1-5 June) I was lucky enough to attend a week-long residential course at the Northern College, funded by the Information Literacy Group, on […]



Natasha Skeen, Community Liaison Librarian at the University of Worcester, has kindly provided a report on the “Supporting your Sixth Form” event she hosted at the Hive, Worcester, on 16th April 2015. This West Midlands-based event attracted mainly Worcestershire school librarians, and the theme of the event was looking at ways that sixth forms can be supported by their school libraries in terms […]