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Information Literacy OERs – tell us what you know

Posted in Uncategorized by Lia Sant on April 10, 2012
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Via Scoop.itNew-Tech Librarian

Survey to gather information on how librarians share Open Educational Resources (OER)

The CILIP CSG-Information Literacy group are delighted to be partnering with UNESCO to collaborate on a new project to highlight information literacy open educational resources in the UK.

With this aim they are conducting a short survey of librarians to gather information about the OER collections  currently used and to identify people interested in working on the project either in the UK or elsewhere in the world.



CILIP | Travelling Librarian Award to the United States

Posted in Uncategorized by Lia Sant on March 30, 2012
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Via Scoop.itNew-Tech Librarian

Apply now for £3,000 travelling award to the United States!
The Travelling Librarian Award is an opportunity to do a study tour in the United States for two weeks.
The English-Speaking Union (ESU) and CILIP invite applications for the Travelling Librarian Award, from UK library and information professionals who are personal members of CILIP.



Posted in Uncategorized by Lia Sant on March 28, 2012
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Via Scoop.itNew-Tech Librarian

New professionals who are CILIP members can now apply to win the Aspire Award.

The successful applicant will receive a place at the Career Development Conference 2012 at Austin Court, Birmingham on the 18 July.

The award is in memory of Bob McKee, which has been established to help new professionals develop through networking at UK and international events.  Read all about…


Public libraries – is the worst yet to come?

Posted in Uncategorized by Lia Sant on March 17, 2012
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CILIP News: 16 March 2012.

CILIP’s survey of public library authorities in England, Wales and Northern Ireland gives the most up to date picture of the state of public library services estimating that this financial year 2,159 posts will be deleted from a total of 20,924 staff, a 10% cut in staffing twenty-five per cent of which at a professional level.