On 15 May there is a free event in Sheffield, UK: Information Literacy & the university: digital, reflective, focused. It is organised by Sheffield University Information School's Centre for Information Literacy Research (CILR). It runs from 2.30-5pm. Please register for the free event at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/information-literacy-the-university-digital-reflective-focused-cilr-tickets-10405239351 where there are full details.
Bill Johnston (Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Strathclyde) will keynote with insights into the Digital University model that he has developed with Sheila MacNeill and which is being implemented in two Scottish universities. Pamela McKinney and Barbara Sen (Information School, University of Sheffield) will talk about their framework for reflective practice in information literacy teaching (Supporting information literacy educators: reflective pedagogic planning improving information literacy practice). Finally, Evi Tramantza (Academic Liaison Librarian, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Surrey, and PhD student, Sheffield University/ SEERC, City College Thessaloniki) will update us on the research she is doing into the Information literacy needs of mechanical engineering students: insights from research in the UK and Greece. This is a free event. Mid-afternoon refreshments are provided. Any queries should be directed to me, Sheila Webber (Director of the CILR), firstname.lastname@example.org