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Entries by Scottish Information Literacy (38)

Sunday
Mar012015

Research 101 - new Libguide for teaching academic research

Sheila Webber reports University Libraries, University of Washington have produced a Libguide Research 101, based around the new ACRL Framework for Information Literacy. Although still a work in progress the guide includes tutorials, assignments and assesments focused on introducing students to academic research.  Read more and check out the guide here.

Paul Gray, Scottish Government Library

 

Sunday
Feb222015

ECIL 2015 - 19-22 October 2015, Tallinn, Estonia

The 2015 European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) is themed 'Information Literacy in the Green Society' and will be organized by the Institute of Information Studies of Tallinn University and held from 19-22 October 2015, at Tallinn University, Tallinn, Estonia.

The deadline for abstract submissions is 16th March and full text submissions 15th June.  Early bird registration closes on 15th July.

Follow the conversation on Twitter #ecil2015

Paul Gray, Scottish Government Library

Sunday
Feb082015

LILAC 2015 - Newcastle University 8th-10th April

Just a reminder that the full programme for LILAC 2015 is now available.  If you wish to book your place the early bird rate is available until Friday 13th February and all bookings will close on Friday 6th March.

Follow the conference @LILAC_conf and join the conversation at #lilac15

Paul Gray, Scottish Government Library

Tuesday
Nov112014

CILIPS Autumn Gathering 2014 notes and presentations

My summary of the CILIPS Autumn Gathering 2014:

Conference programme and presentations:
http://www.cilips.org.uk/autumn-gathering-2014/

The conference on Twitter:
https://storify.com/seanmac24/cilips-autumn-gathering-2014

Parallel session presentations:
10 Things
Jenny Foreman and Paul Gray, Scottish Government Library
https://prezi.com/egkn-u90ve50/10-things-presentation/

Why and how librarians should engage with Wikipedia
Brian Kelly, CETIS
http://www.slideshare.net/lisbk/why-andhowlibrariansshouldengagewithwikipedia

Digital Advocacy and Social Media
Duncan Wright. Senior School Librarian, Stewart’s Melville College
http://prezi.com/ostgnajms_vr/digital-advocacy-and-social-media/

Paul Gray
Scottish Government Library

Thursday
Sep042014

#lilac14 – notes from this year’s LILAC

Jenny Foreman & Paul Gray from the Scottish Government Library attended the 10th LILAC (Librarians' Information Literacy Annual Conference) hosted by Sheffield Hallam University from 23rd-25th April 2014.

Visit the Library's blog to read our summary of the action, followed by our pick of the presentations.