Tag Archives: academic literacies

Social Justice: Information Literacy Training at UCL’s Institute of Education

This blog post was adapted by the Chartered Institute of Information Professionals (CILIP) and published on 11th February 2015 as ‘Why teach information literacy in an academic library?’ Founded in 1902 as a teacher training college in London, today’s UCL … Continue reading

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Information Literacy Training from the Newsam Library

In 2005, UNESCO proclaimed,  Information literacy and lifelong learning are the beacons of the Information Society, illuminating the courses to development, prosperity and freedom.Information Literacy lies at the core of lifelong learning. It empowers people in all walks of life … Continue reading

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Digital Literacies in Higher Education – a JISC funded project at the IOE

The ‘Digital Literacies as a Postgraduate Attribute’ project was run at the IOE between 2011 and 2013 and is one of twelve recent JISC projects in the broad area of academic literacies.  A newly published IOE LibGuide:  Digital Literacies in Higher … Continue reading

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RSS: Keeping up with research

I am often asked by students how to keep current with new research output and my advice is to set up alerts using some of the new (RSS) and not so new (Email) technologies available to us.  Before I begin … Continue reading

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Introducing the Research Support & Special Collections Librarian

This is my first blog post on Newsam News as Research Support and Special Collections Librarian since joining the IOE’s Newsam Library in August this year. Let me begin by introducing myself . . . . I was born in … Continue reading

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