European Conference on Information Literacy, St Malo, Sep 18-21 2017

I didn't come to St Malo just for the beautiful city, the great food, the marvellous company, the classic car show and the rock'n'roll music. Really. I'm very happy to be presenting at ECIL this year, my first time at the conference. I'll be talking about the On The Move project, and looking at some … Continue reading European Conference on Information Literacy, St Malo, Sep 18-21 2017

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What happens in Vegas…informs our research

Guest blog from Co-investigator in On The Move: Dr Sophia Donaldson, UCL Careers. Last week I  presented On The Move to higher education careers professionals, and a small number of employers, at the NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers) annual conference in Las Vegas, NV. Just like me before this project, most of them … Continue reading What happens in Vegas…informs our research

Practitioner and LIS student perspectives on information literacy for librarians

Next week I'm very happy to be speaking at the ACRL 2017 conference in Baltimore about my work on information literacy in the LIS curriculum. Here's the abstract for the paper, which will be in the conference proceedings: This paper considers recent findings of ongoing research exploring how Library and Information Studies education can most … Continue reading Practitioner and LIS student perspectives on information literacy for librarians

Practitioner perspectives on information literacy for librarians

This ongoing research aims to explore how LIS education can most effectively support library students in developing their information literacy instruction practices. It builds on my recent previous work examining LIS student perspectives (http://dx.doi.org/10.11645/9.2.1977) and widens the scope to include library practitioners’ views. A sample of practising librarians in the UK will be interviewed in order … Continue reading Practitioner perspectives on information literacy for librarians

On The Move: transitioning information skills into the workplace

Information literacy is a key life skill for students and graduates. Understanding the disconnect between Higher Education and the professional world will help university services when preparing students for the career path ahead. On The Move is a 12 month project, funded by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, which aims to foster engagement between stakeholders … Continue reading On The Move: transitioning information skills into the workplace

Information Literacy in LIS education: exploring the practitioner view

I'm at LILAC 2016, in Dublin. I gave my presentation yesterday morning and this involved me summarising my recent work looking at LIS students and how they view Information Literacy in LIS education. You can read about this work here: Inskip, C. (2015) Information literacy in LIS education: exploring the student view, Journal of Information Literacy, … Continue reading Information Literacy in LIS education: exploring the practitioner view