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 […]
In February 2016, the Tinder Foundation and CILIP’s Information Literacy Group organised two TeachMeet events to explore, with professionals from the public, academic and further education library sectors, how digital literacy contributes to address the challenge of digital inclusion. The report from the two meetings, which attracted around 40 participants each in London and Leeds, […]
TeenTech, in association with the CILIP Information Literacy Group, has produced a series of six nicely-designed leaflets aimed at encouraging school students to develop basic research skills. Importantly, all this material has some bearing on information literacy. The colourful flyers, available as pdf files […]
The CILIP Information Literacy Group – which encourages debate and the exchange of knowledge in all aspects of information literacy within and beyond the library and information sciences world – has just appointed two new members to its committee: Marc Foster, as Health Sector Representative; and Stéphane Goldstein, as Advocacy and Outreach Officer. This latter […]
The December 2015 edition of the Journal of Information Literacy is now available. This includes articles on students’ views of information literacy in the context of library and information science education, and whether gaming can improve teenagers’ information literacy, as well as a report from the recent European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL2015).