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Individuals and organisations are deluged with information. Getting the most out of it, finding, interpreting and using it requires skills, know-how and judgement.

The ability to navigate effectively and confidently through the information maze is known as information literacy. InformAll exists to develop understanding of the importance and relevance of information literacy. We provide a range of services to raise awareness of its benefits for individuals, organisations and communities. InformAll brings together experts with distinctive perspectives and we work collaboratively with our partners and clients to offer practical research-based guidance and support.

InformAll is dedicated to getting information literacy better recognised and understood across society as an important contributor to education and learning at all stages, as well as to social inclusiveness, citizenship and economic effectiveness. Find out about who we are, what we have to offer and why information literacy is important.

 

Latest news

Helping school students develop IL competencies – new report

InformAll has undertaken evaluation of a resource intended to help develop secondary school students’ information literacy competencies. The evaluation report, undertaken on behalf of the CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) […]

New health literacy toolkit

43% of English working age adults do not have the health literacy skills to routinely understand health information. The percentage rises to 61% if this includes or involves numbers […]

InformAll report for Knowledge Exchange on FRDIs

InformAll has completed a report for Knowledge Exchange (KE) on the evolving landscape of Federated Research Data Infrastructures (FRDIs) in the six KE member countries: the UK, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Denmark and Finland. The report, including a series of conclusions, addresses questions such as, which are the main drivers for federating research data infrastructures […]

Facts Matter

CILIP and the Information Literacy Group have launched a neat and nifty infographic on making informed political decisions, as part of the #FactsMatter initiative. This is intended to help with making informed choices, combating misinformation and supporting evidence-based voting in the UK General Election, on 8 June 2017. To be shared widely!