LILAC 2018 saw the unveiling of a new definition of information literacy by CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG).
The new definition reads “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 reach and express informed views and to engage fully with society”.
Full details are available at https://infolit.org.uk/new-il-definition
Today (20 February) is World Social Justice Day . This is the United Nations website for the day http://www.un.org/en/events/socialjusticeday/ Their special event focuses on the theme Workers on the move: the quest for social justice. Information Literacy can be an enabler of social justice, as is reflected in core statements about information literacy, such as…
via World Day of Social Justice #socialjusticeday — Information Literacy Weblog
LILAC 2017 was hosted by Swansea University, and took place on 10th-12th April 2017.
The link to the archive, including Keynote Speakers, Conference Reports and Papers & Posters, is here
On Saturday, 23rd April 2016, Beyoncé surprised the music would (and everyone else), by releasing a visual album, Lemonade.
The album is loaded with pop culture and historical references as well as many collaborations. It is, therefore, very useful as an information literacy tool (as well as being a great piece of visual and musical art)!
Blog post and LibGuide both by Jenny Ferretti, Digital Initiatives Librarian at Decker Library, Maryland Institute College of Art.
LILAC 2016 was held in University College Dublin. The archive is available online at http://www.lilacconference.com/lilac-archive/lilac-2016-1
and includes the short paper by WIT Libraries’ very own Claire Kennedy and Delia Foley!
Excellent image explaining what an information literate person can do – identify, find, evaluate, apply and acknowledge information
Source: Seminole State Library, Florida, USA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ronp6Iue9w
LILAC 2015 (keynote speakers, conference reports, presentations) is now available online: