Thursday, 17 April 2014

Information School Staff to Speak at LILAC 2014 Conference

Dr Barbara Sen and Pamela McKinney of the Information School are among the speakers at LILAC 2014, which takes place at Sheffield Hallam University from 23 to 25 April 2014.    
On Wednesday 23 April Barbara and Pamela will be delivering a workshop entitled ‘Supporting information literacy educators: reflective pedagogic planning improving information literacy practice’, which draws on research in reflective practice which has been carried out at the University of Sheffield.

Barbara will also be speaking in two further sessions at LILAC 2014.  On Thursday 24 April she will presenting on ‘Innovation, creativity and change: utilising appreciative enquiry and reflective practice to achieve asset based information literacy’ in collaboration with Vicky Grant and Denise Harrison of the University of Sheffield Library; and on Friday 25 April she will speak with Hannah Spring of York St John University on ‘Supporting young people’s health information needs’.

LILAC attracts delegates from across the UK and overseas and is a key annual event in the information literacy profession. 

The Information School looks forward to seeing a number of alumni at the event, and also current MSc Digital Library Management student Penny Andrews who will be attending the event as a winner of the LILAC 2014 student awards.

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