Do fish ride bicycles? Reflections on the recent CILN workshops

Library staff from across the network met on 15th May for an update on current work, as well as a sneak preview of the brand new Undergraduate version of CamGuides, to be launched this summer. Workshops then looked at measuring the impact of UG CamGuides, developing a Critical Reading workshop, trialing a draft ‘lesson plan’ … Continue reading Do fish ride bicycles? Reflections on the recent CILN workshops

Snippets from our LILAC diaries

The Cambridge contingent at LILAC was HUGE this year – we had fun, we talked, we ate lots of cake and we learnt one or two things as well. Impressions of LILAC from attendees ranged widely: The profoundly situated, contextual and iterative nature of information literacy. Also how embodied the process is, posing interesting challenges … Continue reading Snippets from our LILAC diaries

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

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!