Monday, October 21, 2019

Three events for #GlobalMILweek

CILIP Information Literacy Group has organised three free events in London, Manchester and Aberdeen, to celebrate Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2019.
- Emerging directions for IL research and practice at University College London Department of Information Studies, London, UK, on October 28th 2019, 6pm – 7.30pm "A range of talks by recent UCL Masters graduates in Library and Information Studies, highlighting emerging directions for IL research and practice in a range of context." To book go to
- Perspectives on media and information literacy, issues in credibility and trust from politics to health, at Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK, on October 28th 2019, 5.00pm – 7.30pm. "Host Geoff Walton (MMU) and guests will discuss: Prof Rachel Gibson (University of Manchester) – ‘Addressing the Media and Information Literacy Challenges of the Digital Election Campaign’; Dr Frances Johnson (MMU) – ‘Information Literacy – when does credibility involve trust?’; Prof Jenny Rowley (MMU) – ‘Trusting information: reflections on health information seeking’. Book at
- Digital competencies for digital citizenship: an emerging agenda for students, academics and libraries in partnership, in the Central Library, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland (and also available as a webinar) on 24th October 2019, 3.30pm – 5pm. "Dina Martzoukou (Teaching Excellence Fellow, Robert Gordon University) will talk on children’s information and digital literacy, and Jacqueline Geekie (Public Libraries representative for the CILIP IL Group) will share case studies of how CILIP’s 2018 Definition of Information Literacy is being used in different contexts." Book at

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