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

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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

Slides from LILAC 2015

The kind folks at LILAC 2015 have uploaded the slides from the conference to their slideshare account (http://www.lilacconference.com/WP/past-conferences/lilac-2015). Here are the slides to the workshop on 'Making IL relevant in employment settings' (http://www.slideshare.net/infolit_group/goldstein-inskip-seckerwalton) which was co-presented by Stéphane Goldstein, Charlie Inskip, Jane Secker & Geoff Walton and this link should take you to the slides on … Continue reading Slides from LILAC 2015

LILAC 2015

I'll be involved in 2 presentations this week at the LILAC 2015 conference in sunny Newcastle: FRIDAY MORNING: What is workplace information literacy? A comparison of views from the chalkface and the workplace Charles Inskip, University College London, c.inskip@ucl.ac.uk This presentation discusses a mapping of information literacy (IL) concepts drawn from the library and information … Continue reading LILAC 2015

Updated links to shortlisted resources

Things have moved on since I originally posted the shortlist of the evaluated resources, and hyperlinks have changed. I have updated the links (09 Oct 2014), below: Cardiff University, Embedded information literacy: Postgraduate students, integration of information and digital literacies into the University Graduate College skills development programme Cranfield University, Online information literacy tutorial: Undergraduate / postgraduate students, highly interactive … Continue reading Updated links to shortlisted resources

Information literacy is for life, not just for a good degree.

As a member of the CILIP Information Literacy Policy Board I have been working recently on a blog and literature review of texts relating to information literacy in the workplace. This will be published by CILIP on their website, available to all for download, on Monday 16th June via this link: [ http://www.cilip.org.uk/information-literacy-is-for-life ]. The text of … Continue reading Information literacy is for life, not just for a good degree.