On The Move event report

We were very happy to greet around 75 enthusiastic librarians and careers professionals from around the country to UCL on Friday 2nd Feb last week to the "On The Move: transitioning information skills into the workplace" event. We heard great talks by Marc Forster, Megan Wiley, Laura Brammar and Rosalind Kemp about their perspectives on workplace … Continue reading On The Move event report

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On The Move: transitioning information skills into the workplace Friday Feb 2nd 2018

We've been setting up an event (https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/on-the-move-transitioning-information-skills-into-the-workplace-tickets-41380256461) and have been overwhelmed by the number of people who have signed up over the last few weeks. Luckily we were able to find a larger room than the one we had originally booked and we're really looking forward to meeting all the librarians and careers staff and … Continue reading On The Move: transitioning information skills into the workplace Friday Feb 2nd 2018

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

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