Information Literacy

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Blanchett, H.; Powis, C. and Webb, J. (2011) A guide to teaching information literacy: 101 practical tips. Facet Publishing 

Lots of practical ideas and advice for teaching information literacy. [Last checked: 19/02/20]


LILAC Conference

LILAC is aimed at librarians and information professionals who teach information literacy skills, are interested in digital literacy and who want to improve the information seeking and evaluation skills of all library users whoever they may be. [Last checked:19/02/20]


Community connections can help libraries do digital for all

An evaluation report of an action research project by the Good Things Foundation. Libraries’ community roots and community partnerships are key in helping to address digital and social exclusion – from the ground up. [Last checked: 19/02/20]

Global perspectives on information literacy: fostering a dialogue for international understanding white paper

The paper, written by the ACRL’s Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee (SLILC) includes chapters written by information literacy experts from around the world, including Africa, Canada, Europe, Oceania, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, and seeks to share individual international perspectives that demonstrate how information literacy is viewed, taught, and conceptualized internationally. [Last checked: 19/02/20]


ILG Launch New CILIP Information Literacy Definition

The Information Literacy Group worked closely with their parent organisation CILIP to refresh the Information Literacy definition that was originally devised in 2004. It was recognised that the theory and practice of information literacy has evolved considerably since then, and that the definition needed to reflect these changes. [Last checked: 19/02/20]

Information Literacy

Website on information literacy by CILIP Information Literacy Group, not restricted to the health sector [Last checked: 19/02/20]

Seven Pillars of Information Literacy (SCONUL)

For higher education sector but provides useful information on principles of IL [Last checked: 19/02/20]