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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

Workforce IL webinar

InformAll is contributing to a webinar, on 8 February 2017, on the relevance of information know-how in the context of employment and employability. Information literacy is inherent to many factors – ranging from teamworking to problem-solving to business awareness – that are critical to the success of enterprises, whether in the commercial, public or not-for-profit […]

Big data and the future of work

A series of workshops at the University of Cambridge, in October-November 2016, will explore how Big Data is reshaping the worlds of work, production and employment. Information and data literacy […]

Parliamentary report on UK digital skills crisis

The House of Commons Science & Technology Select Committee has recently published its report on the digital skills crisis in the UK. The opening lines of the summary set the scene: “The evidence is clear […]

New report on research data management training

On behalf of Knowledge Exchange (KE), InformAll has produced a report on approaches to research data management (RDM) training undertaken by universities and infrastructure providers.  This work has helped to reinforce InformAll’s interest in skills and competences associated with research data – an important component of information literacy. In today’s changing research environment, there is […]