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    Jacqueline Geekie

    Public Libraries Representative

    CILIP Information Literacy Group

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    • Current membership approx. 1,500

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    • Why is it needed now?

    • Why did I want to be involved?

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    "Information literacy is knowing when and why you need information, where to find it, and how to evaluate, use and communicate it in an ethical manner."

  • TimelineTimelineTimelineTimeline

    March 2016 ILG Committee meeting

    June 2016 Consultation of ILG Members

    April 2017 Consultation at LILAC

    August 2017 Definition completed

    November 2017 CILIP Board approval

    April 2018 Launch at LILAC in Liverpool

  • Member Survey Member Survey Member Survey Member Survey

    feedback 2016feedback 2016feedback 2016feedback 2016

    • Positive feedback about moving beyond Higher Education

    • Clear simple language

    • Acknowledge the world has changed

    • Digital literacy

    • E-safety

    • Copyright awareness

    • Critical thinking

  • LILAC feedback 2017LILAC feedback 2017LILAC feedback 2017LILAC feedback 2017

    • Plain language

    • A definition for all, not just professionals

    • Informed citizens

    • "Having the ability to navigate information in an uncertain world"

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    • High level definition

    • Secondary statement

    • Contexts

    • The role of information professionals

  • Information Literacy

    and Everyday Life

    • Checking information online

    • Online transactions

    • Behave ethically online

    • Social media

    • Digital footprint

    • Privacy

  • Information Literacy

    and Citizenship

    • How to understand the world around us?

    • Recognise bias and misinformation

    • Fake news

    • Critical judgement

  • Information Literacy

    and Education

    • All stages of education

    • School, Further Education and Higher Education

    • Critical thinking skills

    • Transition from school to Higher Education

    • Equips learners with intellectual strategies

  • Information Literacy

    and the Workplace

    • Knowing when and how to use information

    • To help achieve organizational aims

    • To add value

    • Interpret work related information

    • Contributes to employability

    • Teamworking

    • Problem solving

    • Analytical skills

  • Information Literacy

    and Health

    • Finding reliable sources of health information

    • Making it easier (Scotland)

    • Different techniques to ensure understanding

  • CILIP Definition of Information CILIP Definition of Information CILIP Definition of Information CILIP Definition of Information

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    “Information literacy is the ability to think critically and make balanced judgements about any information we find and use. It empowers us as citizens to develop informed views and to engage fully with society.”

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    4 - 6 April 2018