The Editorial Team:
Editor in Chief: Jane Secker, Lodon School of Economics and Political Science.
Jane is Copyright and Digital Literacy Advisor at the London School of Economics and Political Science where she provides advice and training for staff and researchers. She has considerable research experience and has published several books on information literacy, copyright and e-learning. She was a founder member of the LILAC Conference Committee, a keen user of social media and regularly presents at international and national conferences. Follow her on Twitter.
Managing Editor: Cathie Jackson, Cardiff University
Cathie co-ordinates the strategic development of information literacy within Information Services at Cardiff University. She is also subject librarian for the Centre for Professional Legal Studies in Cardiff Law School. Until April 2012, she was also project manager for the Welsh Information Literacy Project. Follow her on Twitter.
Book Review Editor: Martin Wolf, University of Liverpool.
Martin has worked in UK Higher Education for twelve years. He has held posts at Cardiff University, University of Warwick and University of Liverpool, where he is Humanities Faculty Librarian. He came second in the 1992 National Young Film Critic of the Year competition.
Sharon Lawler, University of Glasgow.
Sharon is a Library Assistant at the University of Glasgow, CDG Impact editor and CDG Scottish newsletter editor. Follow her on Twitter.
Elizabeth McCarthy, Oxford University
Liz is the Communications and Social Media Officer at the Bodleian Libraries as well as Library Assistant for the Bodleian’s Conservative Party Archive. Her research interests include digital literacy, digital humanities, 17th-century bookbindings and library history. Follow her on Twitter.
Vacancy: The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is looking to recruit a Digital Communications Officer to their editorial team. JIL is a successful peer reviewed journal that disseminates articles on practical, technological or philosophical issues in relation to information literacy. The editorial team wishes to reach a wider audience both within and external to librarianship and are seeking an enthusiastic person who will develop innovative strategies to further raise the profile of JIL. The role description is available JIL Digital Communications Officer JD. If you would like to be considered for this role, which is in a voluntary capacity, please send a brief personal statement (no more than 500 words) indicating your ability to undertake the activities listed in the job description. Please send this personal statement, together with a CV, to the Managing Editor, Cathie Jackson, at JacksonCM@ cardiff.ac.uk. The deadline for applications is Thursday 7 March.
The Editorial Board is made up of the Editorial Team and in addition:
Debbi Boden, York St John, York
Mark Hepworth, Loughborough University
Ruth Stubbings, Loughborough University
Ross Todd, Rutgers University, USA
Susie Andretta, London Metropolitan University (Vol. 3, No. 1 2009 to Vol. 5, No. 2 2011)
Ronan O’Beirne, Bradford College (Vol.1, No. 3 2007 to Vol. 2, No. 1 2008)
Sheila Webber, Sheffield University (Vol. 1, No. 1 2007)
Alison Ahearn (Vol. 1, No. 2 2007)
Jane Secker and Ruth Stubbings (Vol. 1, No. 2 2007)
Cathie Jackson (Vol. 2, No. 2 2008 and Vol. 6, No. 1 2012)
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