The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL), the peer-reviewed open access journal published by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, is looking to appoint two copy editors. The role is voluntary but very rewarding, working with a friendly, enthusiastic team. You can find out more about what it involves by reading the copy editor role description. “Copy-editing for the Journal of Information Literacy […]

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The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL), the peer-reviewed open access journal published by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, is recruiting an enthusiastic addition to their editorial team to develop the role of Digital Communications Officer. About the role The Journal of Information Literacy publishes innovative and challenging research articles and project reports that push the boundaries of information literacy thinking in theory, […]



The latest issue of the Journal of Information Literacy, the international, peer-reviewed, open access journal of the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has just been published. As ever, it includes the latest in IL research, including a study on health literacy and two articles focusing on specific HE subject areas – Business and Education, and Nursing and Teaching Education. Also included […]



This webinar is one of a series provided by the CILIP Information Literacy Group in support of the Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC). These webinars are primarily aimed at LILAC 2016 conference speakers and delegates. The final webinar in this series – ‘Publication without tears: Tips for aspiring authors’ – was due to be presented by Emma Coonan, Editor of the […]



Tuesday, 26th April Online, 14.00 – 15.00 GMT This year, the CILIP Information Literacy Group is running a series of webinars to support our annual conference, LILAC. The final webinar in this series will be presented Emma Coonan, Editor of the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL). Emma will be presenting best practice and advice for preparing your research for publication and potentially […]



The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL), the peer-reviewed open access journal published by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, is looking to appoint a new Managing Editor. This key role offers an excellent opportunity to support original information literacy research and to address the interests of diverse IL communities of practice. The role holder works closely with the Editor-in-Chief to ensure […]



Emma Coonan, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Information Literacy (JIL), is thrilled to let you know that volume 9(2) is now live. You’ll find a full list of contents below, followed by some reflections from Emma on the experience of editing her first issue. Articles Can playing Minecraft improve teenagers’ information literacy? Sandra Bebbington, Andre Vellino Using connectivism to guide […]



Dr Jane Secker, Chair of the CILIP Information Literacy Group and Copyright and Digital Literacy Advisor at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, for her exceptional contribution to advancing the field of information literacy over the past ten years. Jane is one of the […]



We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Emma Coonan as the new Editor-in-Chief for the Journal of Information Literacy from June 2015. Emma is the Information Skills Librarian at UEA (University of East Anglia), Norwich. She holds an MSt and a PhD in literary theory and an MSc in Information and Library Management, and her chief research interests are […]



1974 was a momentous year in many ways: The Tour de France visited the UK for the first time. However, things did not go smoothly. The World Cup was held in West Germany, who won the title. Eurovision was held in Brighton and ABBA won with Waterloo. President Nixon resigned following the Watergate scandal. Paul Zurkowski coined the term “information […]