Tag Archives: digital literacy

‘Information Literacy in the inclusive society’ at ECIL 2016

ECIL, the European Conference on Information Literacy, is in Prague from 10-13 October. In its fourth year, the conference is more international than European with almost 300 delegates coming from as far away as Japan, New Zealand, Brazil and the … Continue reading

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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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LILAC… not a plant but living and lively

LILAC (for those of you who believe librarians are grey creatures) stands for Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference and LILAC is celebrating its 10th anniversary at Shefffield Hallam University from 23-25 April. After two days of sessions and one to … Continue reading

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Alternatives to Google Reader

From 1st July 2013, Google Reader will no longer be available.  If you have been using Google Reader to save your RSS feeds (to keep current with research), you can export the feeds to other readers.  This post suggests a … Continue reading

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New guides for a new landscape

    ‘Information literacy is knowing when and why you need information, where to find it, and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner’ (CILIP 2004). The Alexandria Proclamation adds that information literacy is ‘a basic … Continue reading

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LibGuides & LibAnswers: a new approach

  At the IOE Learning & Teaching Conference last week Barbara Sakarya and I introduced our new information portal consisting of LibGuides (http://libguides.ioe.ac.uk) and LibAnswers (http://libanswers.ioe.ac.uk) (both of which are currently under development).  We began our presentation asking the following … 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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