Category Archives: Information literacy

Toon Library TeachMeet, 28th October – the write-up

This was the second Toon Library TeachMeet (the first being waaaay back in 2011), this time kindly hosted by Newcastle University Library. A late afternoon gathering of 14 people, keen to make the most of the freebies and food provided by … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | Tagged , | 1 Comment

“Can you Dig Lit? Approaches to information and digital literacy” 10th Nov 2013

This full day event, attended by 30 participants from around the UK, was held in York St John University. It was organised by CILIP’s Academic Libraries & Research Group’s Yorkshire & Humberside branch. Sarah Hotchkin & Stevie Farrell, Leeds Metropolitan University,  “Social … Continue reading

Video | Posted on by | 2 Comments

Emerging themes from JISC Digital Literacy Projects

I recently sat in on two JISC Digital Literacy webinars run as part of the Developing Digital Literacies programme. I’ve written reports on them both (here and here) but in this post I’m trying to draw together emerging issues and … Continue reading

Posted in Digital literacy, Information literacy | Tagged , , | 4 Comments

Rising to the digital literacy challenge in FE: JISC webinar, 28th Feb 2013

This is the second in a series of webinars in 2013 run by JISC as part of the Developing Digital Literacies programme. I’ve written up the first webinar and also put together some thoughts on emerging issues and themes. The … Continue reading

Posted in Digital literacy, Information literacy, Reports | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Current issues & approaches in developing digital literacy – JISC webinar, 12th Feb 2013

I sat in on a couple of webinars recently as part of the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme. I’m really enjoying webinars – it’s a great way to keep up-to-date and network in your lunch hour! I’ve written blog reports … Continue reading

Posted in Digital literacy, Information literacy, Reports | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Experiments in using LibGuides for teaching

I’m experimenting this year with using LibGuides deliver teaching materials and activities, instead of printing handouts. This year we’ve rolled out our single Library Search (Primo) which makes searching a lot easier, so my rather detailed and prescriptive handouts from last … Continue reading

Posted in Information literacy, Teaching | Leave a comment