Leeds Beckett University, 25-27 March 2024

  • The Rose Bowl, Leeds Beckett University

LILAC 2024

LILAC 2024 was hosted by Leeds Beckett University, and took place on 25-27 March 2024.

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On this page you will find details of:

A selection of photos from the conference can be found on our flickr. You can also download a copy of our full programme complete with abstracts.

 


Keynote speakers:

Erin Nephin, Sam Thomas, Josh Rodda, Masud Khokhar and Martin Wheatley - Artificial intelligence and Information Literacy: Seismic Shift or Passing Fad?

Maha Bali (Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo) - Teaching Critical AI Literacy
Download Menti responses.
Watch the recording of a session on critical AI literacies Maha Bali delivered at Kingston University.

Andy Walsh (Development Manager for Academic Libraries North) - Playful and compassionate approaches for inclusive Information Literacy instruction. Download  keynote summary.


Conference Reports:

Jones, M. (2024). Thoughts from the LILAC Conference 2024 in Leeds [Online]. Available at: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/thoughts-from-lilac-conference-2024-leeds-mike-jones-bdode (accessed 18 April 2024).

Manabat, A. (2024) #ShamelessPromotion!? : My LILAC 2024 Experience [Online]. Available at: https://preview.mailerlite.io/preview/810814/emails/118388187062076445 (accessed 18 April 2024).

McKinney, P. (2024) #lilac24 Selling information literacy to the business school
[Online]. Available at: https://information-literacy.blogspot.com/2024/03/lilac24-selling-information-literacy-to.html (accessed: 3 April 2024).

McKinney, P. (2024) #LILAC24 Keynote: Artificial intelligence panel discussion [Online]. Available at: https://information-literacy.blogspot.com/2024/03/lilac24-keynote-artificial-intelligence.html (accessed: 3 April 2024).

McKinney, P. (2024) #lilac24 Plagiarism and AI tools: An example of linking information- and digital literacy in your teaching
[Online]. Available at: https://information-literacy.blogspot.com/2024/03/lilac24-plagiarism-and-ai-tools-example.html (accessed: 3 April 2024).

McKinney, P. (2024) #LILAC24 Generating understanding: opportunities for institution-wide development of information literacy in an age of AI
[Online]. Available at: https://information-literacy.blogspot.com/2024/03/lilac24-generating-understanding.html (accessed: 3 April 2024).

McKinney, P. (2024) #LILAC24 Serendipitous searching: taking art students on a visual research journey [Online]. Available at: https://information-literacy.blogspot.com/2024/03/lilac24-serendipitous-searching-taking.html (accessed: 3 April 2024).

McKinney, P. (2024) #LILAC24 Keynote 2 - Maha Bali - Teaching critical AI literacy
[Online]. Available at: https://information-literacy.blogspot.com/2024/03/lilac24-keynote-2-maha-bali-teaching.html (accessed: 3 April 2024).

McKinney, P. (2024) #LILAC24: Developing metaliteracy skills with art and design students: findings from an action research project [Online]. Available at: https://information-literacy.blogspot.com/2024/03/lilac24-developing-metaliteracy-skills.html (accessed: 3 April 2024).

McKinney, P. (2024) #LILAC24 Widening participation, information literacy and the transition to university: reflections and initial findings from Lancaster University’s Library Schools Engagement Project [Online]. Available at: https://information-literacy.blogspot.com/2024/03/lilac24-widening-participation.html (accessed: 3 April 2024).

McKinney, P. (2024) #LILAC24 I have no idea who I’d even ask": information literacy and dissemination amongst young recently arrived adult immigrants in Montreal, Canada [Online]. Available at: https://information-literacy.blogspot.com/2024/03/lilac24-i-have-no-idea-who-id-even-ask.html (accessed: 3 April 2024).

McKinney, P. (2024) #LILAC24 Playful and compassionate approaches for inclusive Information Literacy instruction [Online]. Available at: https://information-literacy.blogspot.com/2024/03/lilac24-playful-and-compassionate.html (accessed: 3 April 2024).

McKinney, P. (2024) #LILAC24 Cultivating quality: student-driven enhancement of digital learning materials [Online]. Available at: https://information-literacy.blogspot.com/2024/03/lilac24-cultivating-quality-student.html (accessed: 3 April 2024).

Preater, A. (2024) Information literacy: social class perspectives — at LILAC 2024 [Online]. Available at: https://www.preater.com/2024/04/19/information-literacy-social-class-perspectives-at-lilac-2024/ (accessed 25 April 2024).

Ryan, B. (2024) Everything’s coming up LILACs [Online]. Available at: https://bruceryan.info/2024/04/15/everythings-coming-up-lilacs/ (accessed: 16 April 2024).

Webber, S. (2024) #LILAC24 Award winners & 50 years in 50 seconds [Online]. Available at: https://information-literacy.blogspot.com/2024/03/lilac24-award-winners-50-years-in-50.html (accessed: 3 April 2024).

 


Presentations:

Abumeeiz, S. "What does research mean to you?": unpacking information hierarchies and creating context-specific research plans

Aylward, K. ‘Decoding Doctorspeak’: introduction to medical terminology

Black, E. Encouraging disposition of help-seeking with information-based transition challenges

Blocksidge, K. & Primeau, H. "Typically, I keep looking for a little bit longer": examining changes in students information behavior and emotional responses to research, pre- and post-COVID-19 shutdowns

Bloom, A. Performance students' perceptions of information literacy

Bochenek, A. & Huber, S. Libraries facilitating creativity and knowledge among students through podcasting

Bongiovanni, E. Taking stock: a scan of AI literacy instruction in academic libraries

Bowles-Terry, M. & Sobel, K. Intersections of information literacy work and faculty development

Broadbent, L. ‘Selling’ information literacy to the business school through alignment with the employability agenda in higher education

Brown, H. Comic strips as educational tools

Chiu-Lezeau, M. & Jeanne, M. "I have no idea who I’d even ask": information literacy and dissemination amongst young recently arrived adult immigrants in Montreal, Canada

Cooper, T. & McKay, A. How collaborative reading techniques can develop information literacy: the magic of perspective

Davies, R. & Larkin, J. "Never have I ever used Google Scholar": hypocrisy and authenticity in library and academic skills teaching

Demeter, M. Three men on a podium: employing visual literacy in first-year library instruction classes

Dott, E. & Charlton, T. Humans are still needed: developing Newcastle University’s approach to AI literacy

Enys, R. Research Refresh: from the sparks of creative practice to a future vision for IL?

Finney, E. Academic libraries and neurodiversity

Fisher, K. Serendipitous searching: taking art students on a visual research journey

Flynn, D., Hare, R., Crate, J-C., Naicker, R. & Preater, A. Information literacy : social class perspectives

Funnell, P. Developing an online module to support the use of AI for student learning and research

Garcia Grau, E. Accessibility 101: small steps, big rewards

Gibson, S. Block teaching and information literacy support at the University of Suffolk

Goldstein, S., Pavey, S. & Martzoukou, K. View from the BRIDGE: information and digital literacy for primary schools

Grant, V., Rocha-Lawrence, T. Whitehead-Wright, R. & Wood, C. Liberating the library through information creation: a ‘messy’ workshop

Halliday, K. & Harding, A-L. Using memes in information literacy instruction

Hammons, J., Folk, A. & Flierl, M. Faculty development and the future of informationliteracy: a panel discussion

Harding, A-L., Montague-Hellen, B. & Woods, L. LGBTQIA+ disinformation: information literacy for allyship

Haworth, A. Broad, G. & McNaughton, H. The information literacy behind information literacy: a (wild!) discussion. How do we communicate for maximum impact?

Hervieux, S. & Rogers-Butterworth, A. Talk that talk: creating a research support program for faculty members

Hoh, A-L. Plagiarism and AI tools: an example of linking information- and digital literacy in your teaching

Hvass, A. & Latham, M. How our library has radically and successfully altered the way we teach using curriculum mapping

Johnson, Z. How do we support students on their reading journey through school, college and university?

Manabat, A. Thriving overseas: finding the niche as an Instruction Librarian in a foreign land

Martzoukou, K. ‘Maddie is online’: The ethics of online safety and security. An innovative co-creation cartoon story-telling project with schools

Maybee, C., Fundator, R. & Flierl, M. Librarians and teachers co-designing for information literacy: creating informed learners in the classroom

Mckinney, P., Sbaffi, L., Cox, A. & Bath, P. Co-producing research priorities for health information literacy in marginalised communities

Mogg, R. & Howells, R. Cultivating quality: student-driven enhancement of digital learning materials

Nephin, E. Generating understanding: opportunities for institution-wide development of information literacy in an age of AI

Newnham, P. & Shaikh, C. Widening participation, information literacy and the transition to university: reflections and initial findings from Lancaster University’s Library Schools Engagement Project

Primeau, H. & Larson, A.  Empowering future-ready students: teaching AI ethics and information literacy through scaffolded assignments

Rees, V. Schwenk, K. & Jamal, A. Shiny and New? Library professionals stepping into new information literacy teaching roles: perspectives and analysis

Roome, H. & Bowers-Joseph, N. Develop with Derby: creating an online platform to support school students’ information skills

Ryan, B. Information literacy and society: a systematic literature review (Padlet)

Scott, R. The opportunity of narrative inquiry for information literacy research: narrative thinking and storying data

Secker, J., & Pereira, L. Understanding the impact of teaching digital literacies and open practices

Siddall, G. Moving beyond words – using photovoice to understand international students’ information literacy practices

Sobel, A. The new Teaching Librarian certificate course at the University of Vienna

Tilley, E. & Kendal, F. Reciprocity in learning. Co-creation with students creatingcontent for ‘a week in the life...’

Virgo, I. A collision of two worlds: a case study of the information behaviour of student-prisoners

Wood, L. & Appleton, L. Developing metaliteracy skills with art and design students: findings from an action research project

Woods, L. Information experience in the lifeworlds of female engineering undergraduates

Woods, L., Bell, V., Wise, K., McKinney, P. & Hicks, A. Demystifying research

Present @ LILAC

LILAC is great opportunity for our fellow professionals to present their ideas, share best practice and show case new thinking in our sector. If you have an idea then we'd love to hear about it. We have many options for the types of sessions you might run from a symposium to a workshop. Visit our Call for Presentations page to find out how to apply.

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Leeds Beckett University, 25-27 March 2024

Leeds Beckett University, 25-27 March 2024