Keeping on Keeping on

A keeping-in-touch day for Cambridge Librarians in a week of many, many other updates and information provision. A video of the afternoon will be forthcoming…. 2018-2019 A quick overview of ‘all the things’ CILN has achieved through the huge commitment by library staff across the University was provided to start with. We’ve completed BIG projects … Continue reading Keeping on Keeping on

Introducing Teaching and Learning for Librarians

Introducing Teaching and Learning for Librarians By Meg Westbury Adoption of the CILN Framework has started many wonderful conversations around Cambridge about the role of information literacy in teaching and learning at the university. As Cambridge libraries prepare to ramp up what we teach, we are also starting conversations about how we teach, recognising that … Continue reading Introducing Teaching and Learning for Librarians

CamGuides at the CCTL conference

This is the edited version of a short presentation given by Helen Murphy on CamGuides [the new name for the Master’s OER project] at the Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning’s Teaching Forum, held on 17 April 2018, at Murray Edwards College. The accompanying slidedeck can be seen online here.     CamGuides is a … Continue reading CamGuides at the CCTL conference

Interpreting, not measuring: mapping and the Cambridge Information Literacy Framework

The Master’s resource I’m creating is “mapped to” the new Cambridge Information Literacy Framework. I keep saying this, or writing this, and subsequently the phrase has lost practically all its meaning to me. So I thought I’d take a breath, and think about what I’m talking about when I talk about ‘mapping’. And this moment … Continue reading Interpreting, not measuring: mapping and the Cambridge Information Literacy Framework

Masters’ pre-arrival: three dilemmas (and a potentially rogue apostrophe)

Hello! Time for a Masters’ pre-arrival project update? Please, and comment below, or email me, or phone, or whatever. Soz that it ended up being a bit long. So far the project has mostly consisted of reading, thinking, wondering if there really is an apostrophe after the word Masters, and talking to people. I genuinely … Continue reading Masters’ pre-arrival: three dilemmas (and a potentially rogue apostrophe)

CILN is here!

The first official meeting of the Cambridge Information Literacy Network (CILN for short) took place in the first week of February. Over the next few months, more than fifty staff from across the entire Cambridge library community will be participating in a range of collaborative projects related to information literacy and, in particular, the new … Continue reading CILN is here!