Publications and resources

Listed below is a selection of the publications are resources produced (or co-produced, in partnership with others) by InformAll and by its predecessor initiative, RIDLs, since 2010.


Reports and articles

  • Study and report on the role of research supervisors in the imparting of IL skills and competencies to their students (2010) – details here.
  • Identification of good practice in information handling and data management, undertaken as part of the RILADS project (Research Information Literacy and Digital Scholarship project ), co-funded with SCONUL (2013) – details here.
  • Study and report on improving knowledge, capability and confidence in making research data more open (2013) – details here.
  • Study and report on transferring information know-how – IL at the interface between higher education and employment (2014) – details here.
  • Annotated bibliography on IL in the workplace (2014) – details here.
  • Study, report and toolkit on the value of IL for employers (2015) – details here.
  • Graduate employability report for SCONUL’s Seven Pillars of Information Literacy (2015) – details here.
  • Assessment of SCONUL’s Seven Pillars of Information Literacy (2015) – details here.
  • Research data management training: an international comparison of approaches (2016) – details here.
  • Chapter on Determining the value of information literacy for employers, in Information Literacy in the Workplace (edited by Marc Forster) (2017) – details here.
  • Study and report on the evolving landscape of federated research data infrastructures (2017) – details here.
  • Two case studies on the management and use of research data for the UK Open Research Data Taskforce (2017).
  • Evaluation and report on the work of the Knowledge Exchange partnership (2018).
  • Evaluation and report on the CILIP/TeenTech research support material for school students (2018) – details here.
  • Analysis of sources on the current condition of Kilburn, for the Kilburn Neighbourhood Planning Forum (2018).
  • Report from a workshop on the review of the CCSD (French National Centre for Direct Scientific Communication) roadmap (2018).

Tools

  • Information literacy ‘lens’ of Vitae’s Researcher Development Framework (RDF) – details here.
  • Mapping the RDF against SCONUL’s Seven Pillars of Information Literacy – details here.
  • Criteria (and a summarised version of these) to describe, review and evaluate IL training interventions – details here.
  • Toolkit on the value of IL for employers – details here.
  • Graduate employability lens for SCONUL’s Seven Pillars of Information Literacy – details here.

Guidance

  • Vitae booklet on The Informed Researcher – details here.

Responses to reports, inquiries, etc.

  • Response to Digital Skills for Tomorrow’s World – report from the UK Digital Skills Taskforce – details here.
  • Response to Make or Break: The UK’s Digital Future – report from the House of Lords Committee on Digital Skills – details here.
  • Submission to House of Commons DCMS Committee inquiry into fake news – details here.

Presentations

  • A selection of InformAll presentations at conferences and other events can be found on our SlideShare page.

Events

  • Roundtable on workplace information competences – details here.
  • Series of workshops on Big Data and the future of work – details here.