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CILIP Information Literacy Group and Journal of Information Literacy news

Some news items you may or may not have seen regarding the CILIP Information Literacy Group and its Journal.

It’s been all change on the CILIP Information Literacy Group committee, It's

Goodbye! to Debbi Boden-Angell, Ruth Stubbings, Lyn Parker, Cathie Jackson, Bob Glass and Louise Doolan and

Welcome! to new committee members who are:
Nancy Graham – Chair
Andrew Walsh – Secretary
Rowena Macrae-Gibson – Membership Secretary
Dan Pullinger – Website Manager
Nicola Scott – FE Representative
Claire Packham – National Library Representative
Geoff Walton – LIS Representative

Rebecca Mogg, former Membership Secretary, is their new Deputy Chair. Ruth and Cathie will continue their roles on the Journal of Information Literacy.

The committee have two vacancies that they would like to fill:

  • Sponsorship and Outreach Officer
  • Programme Officer

General information about working on the LILAC committee and the specific job descriptions can be found on the LILAC website:

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a personal statement, including relevant knowledge and experience, explaining why you are the best candidate to contribute to the organisation of the LILAC Conference. You must also provide a letter of support from your line manager.  The closing date for the application process will be the 26th August.

The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is looking to recruit a Book Review Editor to their editorial team. Cathie Jackson says

"JIL is a successful peer reviewed  journal, published under the Gold Open Access model, by the CILIP Information  Literacy Group. If you would like to be considered for the role, which is in a  voluntary capacity, please write a brief personal  statement (no more than  500 words) indicating your ability to undertake  the activities listed in the role description and how you meet the   person specification. These are available at Please send this personal statement, together with   a CV, to me, at  The deadline for applications is Monday 26 August 2013."

Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is also now a group on LinkedIn

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