LILAC 2013

LILAC 2013 was hosted by The University of Manchester Library, 25th-27th March 2013. View a selection of photos from LILAC 2013.

The themes for LILAC 2013 were:

The Keynote speakers for 2013 were:

Steve Wheeler, Associate Professor of Learning Technologies, Plymouth University – Learning 2.0: Digital pedagogy (watch online)
JP Rangaswami, Chief Scientist, Salesforce.comLibrarians and the 21st century: a personal view (watch online)
Dr Irmgarda Kasinskaite-Buddeberg, Programme Specialist, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Communication and Information Sector, Knowledge Societies Division – Mainstreaming information literacy for the promotion of universal access to information (watch online)

LILAC 2013 Conference Reports:

LILAC 2013 Presentations:

Active learning and creative pedagogical approaches IL and the digital future Collaboration and partnerships
Creating time for learning: strategies for flipping your library classroom. Erin Davis & Kacy Lundstrom 

Transform your training the sequel: return of the interactive IL trainers. Emily Shields, Rosie Jones & Karen Peters

Publication without tears: tips for aspirational authors. Cathie Jackson & Jane Secker

Creative pedagogies and health information literacy: the Storying Sheffield Knowing as Healing Project. Vicky Grant and Liz Brewster

A room without walls: using problem based learning in a collaborative real-time virtual space to develop critical research skills in an FE college. Leanne Young & Christine Stevenson

‘Library language: words and their definitions’: supporting international students in information literacy. Kirsty Carver & Sophie North

The Information Literacy Toolkit project. Emma Butler

When the Graduate School came knocking at the library door: a tale of invitation, collaboration and innovation. Elizabeth Newall, Chris Gratton & Jane Maltby

Games and gamification for information literacy. Adam Edwards, Vanessa Hill & Andrew Walsh

21st century first years. Sheila Murphy & Lorna Clarke

The medium and the message: how cultural studies can improve information literacy instruction. Jessica Critten

Information literacy instruction for online graduate students: from class assignments to publishable work. Howard Carrier

Reflecting upon reflection. Lucy Collins

Easing the transition: threshold concepts and IL workshops for visiting Y13 students. Erin Nephin


On Cloud 9: using Google to make assessment a breeze. Shawn McCann & Rebeca Peacock 

Resistance is futile: how implementing next generation discovery systems changed the way information literacy is taught at Sheffield Hallam University. Matthew Borg


RIDLs: a collective approach to information literacy in Higher Education research. Stéphane Goldstein 

The Final Chapter: developing the academic skills of final year project students. Michelle Schneider

Collaboration and Partnership in developing Information Literacy Pedagogy in Zimbabwe. Darlington Musemburi, Aston Mushowani & Siobhan Duvigneau

Integrated instruction framework for information literacy. Pamela Kessinger (See also; accompanying document)

Supporting information literacy and study skills with Open Educational Resources (OER). Vivien Sieber & Miriam Tarron

Internal collaboration: Working together to deliver Library and Information Skills Training (LIST). Emma Stuart Edwards & Elly Cope

The Informed Researcher at Huddersfield. Nicola Howorth & Andrew Walsh

ANCIL: integrating information literacy into the curriculum through research, reflection and collaboration. Katy Wrathall & Jane Secker

What did I do wrong? Supporting independent learning practices to avoid plagiarism. Helen Hathaway

Sharing information literacy resources globally: the opportunities and challenges of open education. Nancy Graham

The information literacy challenge in public libraries in Wales. (See also candidate logbook, and candidate logbook level 2). Gina Maddison

Collaboration and partnership: developing the Academic Skills Centre at the University of Birmingham. Rachel Wood

Extending the academic library: social responsibility, information literacy and schools. Carol Hollier, Annike Dase & Neil Smyth

How do you do? Understanding the everyday life of researchers in order to support their research: Library collaboration and partnership with researchers at Lund University. Ann-Sofie Zettergren

Collaborating for deep, critical information behaviour. Sheila Webber & Nigel Ford

Not just a pretty face: putting the learning into the Learning Commons. Rosie Jones & Jennie Blake

Learning from the learners: the student voice in information literacy. Antony Osborne

Breaking the core programme barrier. Lorna Dodd & Susan Boyle

International Students: a collaborative approach to teaching IL skills. Amanda Southam & Julie Moody



Transliteracy IL and employability Future-proofing the IL practitioner
Towards a model of critical information literacy instruction for the development of political engagement and knowledge. Lauren Smith 

Embedding transliteracy values: staff development in the post digital age. Anne Pietsch & Julie Hall

Using visual literacy in teaching and learning. Gwenda Mynott & Catherine Bonser

Embedding digital literacy at Leeds Metropolitan University. Erin Nephin & Wendy Luker 

The application of IL to gain and undertake graduate employment: a collaboration between the library and the careers service at Sheffield Hallam University. Claire Abson & Alison Lahlafi

Is it possible to support workplace information literacy already at university? An opinion paper. Christina Brage & Kajsa Gustafsson Åman

Project DigitISE: Digital Information Skills for Employability. Emma Woods & Federica Oradini

Can information literacy support social enterprise? Geoff Walton

Huntingdonshire Regional College’s journey with information literacy and e-safety. Abigail Cuthbertson

When staff and researchers leave their host institution. Brian Kelly


Developing profiles for the information literacy professional. Sheila Webber 

“Time’s a factor here!” Exploring the information-seeking experiences of mature learners. Sarah Clark

Competence development with iPads: to meet the new technological challenges in the digital future. Ellen Fall & Linda Grandsjö

Information literacy curriculum integration: a professional development programme for University of Auckland subject librarians. Chris Moselen

Reorganising to succeed. Peter Hickey

Experienced, empowered, engaged: showcasing skills for the future. David Parkes & Alison Pope

The information literacy impact factor: how to measure value. Lorna Dodd

A gift given is a gift received: Improving instruction through design thinking. Rebeca Peacock & Shawn McCann

Murder in the library. Olivia Else

Bedding in with the geographers: a case study. Helen Westwood & Russell  Burke

Information literacy in the programmatic university accreditation standards of select professions in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Cara Bradley

Arming the teacher librarian: using experiential learning and reflective practice to guide pedagogy. Alan Carbery

HELP! An AL’s survival guide to developing online tutorials without time or skill. Gillian Siddall

A catalogue revolution and the information literate librarian. Louise Doolan

An exploration of the pedagogic benefits of e-learning and e-assessment as a way to make a more effective use of librarian time. Amanda Poulton