Friday, 6 May 2011

Webber, Corrall and McKinney at the LILAC conference

There was strong participation from the iSchool at the LILAC (Information Literacy) conference that took place 18-20 April 2011 in London.
Sheila Webber
copresented a talk on Fostering health information literacy through use of a virtual world with US librarian Elizabeth Marripodi (it was also co-autored by Rossana Barrios, University of Puerto Rico), presented a poster on Developing concepts of Information Literacy and was a panel member in the discussion on Information literacy: a tick box, skills list or a set of holistic, objective, intersubjective and enriching values?
Sheila Corrall
contributed a pecha kucha on Information-Handling Training for Researchers: Towards a More Cohesive Environment, and presented papers on Data Literacy Conceptions and Pedagogies: Redefining Information Literacy Frameworks for the 21st Century and (with Norwegian-based librarian Maria Carme-Torras) Using Cross-Cutting Groups to Enact Information Literacy Strategy: A Comparative Case Study of Norway and the UK.
Pam McKinney
presented a paper on Information literacy and inquiry – what have we learnt? a meta-analysis of the information literacy activities of a Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

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