Friday, April 09, 2010

Report from the LILAC conference: links etc.

Yesterday in the virtual world, Second Life, Marshall Dozier and Vicki Cormie talked about some of their favourite sessions at the LILAC (UK information literacy) conference that took place 29-31 March 2010 in Limerick, Ireland.

The transcript of the text chat from the session is at This includes text from Marshall and Vicki, and discussion from the rest of us. The full batch of pictures is at Robin Ashford (Robin Mochi) also produced a posterous post about the session at
I produced a list of some links of conference reports etc. as a handout. Here are the links I put in it (note that there are also some links in the transcript, given by Vicki and Marshall):

- The main LILAC website is at
- The Twitter stream is

Blog reports about the conference
- Christine Irving (Scottish Information Literacy Project) – post includes links to their presentations.
- Information Literacy: The Assistant Librarians’ Information Literacy Group (Huddersfield University). Several informative posts:
- Jane Secker on Social Software, libraries & e-learning blog:
- Lesley Thomson, Mind Bloggling,
- Sarah Faye Cohen: The Sheck Spot,
- Joeyanne Libraryanne “Resources Librarian at the University of Wolverhampton”

Additional Links (presentations etc.)
- University of California, Irvine, tutorial on writing a research paper

- University of Washington Information School. Lay Information Behaviour website:
- Telstar (Technology Enhanced Learning supporting Students to achieve Academic Rigour) project
- New Jersey Library Association, Information Literacy Progression Standards Task Force.
- Cardiff University, Information Literacy Resource Bank
- Nancy Graham, University of Birmingham: presentation Open up and share: finding and re-using information literacy learning material


Sheila Webber said...

I just noticed this additional report on the meeting from Jo Parker

Sheila Webber said...

And here's another good post about LILAC itself: