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A selection of photos from the conference can be found on our flickr.
Megan Oakleaf (Assistant Professor in the iSchool, Syracuse University).
Lord Puttnam of Queensgate, C.B.E. (Chancellor of the Open University).
Tara Brabazon (Professor of Communication in the Faculty of Social Science and
Humanities, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)).
The themes for LILAC 2012 were:
Aston, S. & Johnston, L. (2012). Digital detoxing – librarians and information literacy. Information Today [Online]. Available at: http://www.infotoday.eu/Articles/Editorial/Featured-Articles/Digital-detoxing—librarians-and-information-literacy-81988.aspx (Accessed: 26 April 2012).
Blake, M. & Halford, S. (2012). LILAC 2012: Librarians’ Information Literacy Conference. SCONUL Focus, 55, pp. 37-42 [Online]. Available at: http://www.sconul.ac.uk/publications/newsletter/55/12.pdf (Accessed: 16 August 2012).
De Brun, C. (2012). LILAC: the view from a first-timer. Available at: http://www.slideshare.net/infolit_group/lilac2012-de-brun (Accessed: 8 November 2016).
Elliott, T. (2012). Student to LILAC Superhero. Journal of Information Literacy, 6(1), pp. 96-98 [Online]. Available at: http://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/ojs/index.php/JIL/article/view/CC-V6-I1-2012-1/1633 (Accessed: 25 June 2012).
Webber, S. (2012). Some links from the LILAC conference #lilac12. Information Literacy Weblog [Online]. Available at: http://information-literacy.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/some-links-from-lilac-conference.html (Accessed: 26 April 2012).
Webber, S. (2012). Some more LILAC links #lilac12. Information Literacy Weblog [Online]. Available at: http://information-literacy.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/some-more-lilac-links-lilac12.html (Accessed: 26 April 2012)
Abdulhadi, M., Clough, P. & Sen, B. Collaborative social tagging and information literacy (poster).
Adams, V., Llewellyn, C. & Oberlander, J. Entitlement: what does your title entitle you to?
Alderson-Rice, J. Library treasure hunts at the University of Kent (teachmeet).
Antonesa, M. & McAvinia, C. Information literacy and the case of the ‘natives’.
Aston, S. & Jeskins, L. To blog or not to blog that is the question for researchers.
Barr-Walker, J. & Russell, B. ‘Like’ing’ library instruction: reaching students using the library Facebook challenge (teachmeet).
Bergson-Michelson, T & Johnson, K. Predictive search: getting the most out of popular search engines.
Bytoft Nyaas, E. & Suld, K. Embedded IL in university programmes: the result of a collaboration model between faculty and librarians.
Chester, S. Assessing information literacy with PROFiler (teachmeet).
Coetzer, L. Taking my LMS for a spin on the mobile information highway (poster).
Coonan, E., Webster, H., Wrathall, K. & Secker, J. A new curriculum for information literacy: strategies for implementation.
Cormie, V., McNae, H., Proven, J. & Aucock, J. 600 years and not standing still: how one academic liaison team responds to the ever changing needs of the research community.
Corrall, S. & Dove, J. Web scale discovery and information literacy: competing visions or mutual support?
Corrall, S. & Stubbings, R. Exploring good practice for research supervisors in information literacy development.
Cottrell, J. & Cohen, S.F. Real deal information literacy: designing and implementing meaningful instruction and assessment.
Cottrell, J. & Miller, M. Theory into practice: translating research into program development and improvement.
Coulbeck, S., Hadfield, E. & Field, P. The information journey.
Crowley, C. & Gale, J. Teaching systematic reviews (poster).
De Brun, C., Bali, R.K., Naguib, R.N.G. & Marshall, I.M. ‘No decision about me without me’: collaborative opportunities to support shared decision-making in the NHS.
DeJoy, N., Miller, S., Amada, S. & Oberdick, B. Disciplinary literacy – a context for learning critical information literacy.
Dubicki, E., Gardner, S. & Gordon, L. LibGuides tips and tricks: thinking outside the box.
Dubicki, E. & Weetman DaCosta, J. Taking a peek under the academic kilt to see whether information literacy is revealed!
Dunne, S. Dear diary: the value of reflective journals in easing student transition (teachmeet).
Duvigneau, S., Goldstein, S. & Hepworth, M. A toolkit for monitoring and evaluating information literacy training interventions in Africa (poster).
Esposito, T. & Martinez, A. Sowing the seeds of IL in the mobile wilderness: using creative mobile DL tools to cultivate active learning in secondary schools (teachmeet).
Farmer, V., Corns, I. & MacLean, C. How can reading lists be effective information literacy tools? (See also: presentation of responses)
Foster, C. & Buchanan, S. Everyday life information seeking behaviour in adolescents (poster).
Frigo, E. & O'Kelly, M. Remodeling information literacy core competencies in the context of a general education curriculum.
Glass, B. & Walton, G. This house believes that librarians and their services are the barrier to information literacy.
Gullbekk, E. & Mikki, S. Libraries supporting research communities: partners in scientific communication.
Gwilt, R. & Widdicombe, K. The road map: an information literacy planning aid.
Harbour, C. & Isaac-Menard, R. Using current technologies to build relationships with academic staff: a series of workshops (teachmeet).
Hensley, M.K. Think like a librarian: best practices for offering open workshops (teachmeet).
Hepworth, M., Jackson, T. & Masuda, C. Information literacy in the workplace: identifying the information management capability needs of staff in a local government organisation.
Jackson, C. Benefits analysis of information literacy for employability (poster).
Jadefrid, M. From face-to-face to online to blended learning (poster).
Kail, A. & LaPlaca Ricords, J. E-resources and information literacy: the next step.
Kennedy, M. & Ure, C. Screencasting: delivering information literacy sessions online for distance learning students (poster).
Kinikin, J. & Hench, K. Improved student engagement in a library skills course using poster presentations.
Lambert, J. SCARLET (special collections using augmented reality to enhance learning and teaching) (poster).
Landgren, L., Wiberg, A., Akramy, S. & Holm, B. Does it make any difference? An impact evaluation of the libraries educational activities at Lund University, Sweden.
Luker, W. & Palmer, S. Embedding digital literacy as a graduate attribute at Leeds Metropolitan University.
MacLellan, F. Referencing and reading comprehension: research in progress.
Markgraf, J., Jennings, E. & Kishel, H. Lesson study: or, how we learned to stop lecturing and let the students learn.
Masson, A., O'Donnell, C. & Ross, V. Embedding information literacies into the curriculum design process: the Viewpoints experience.
McCluskey, C. Supporting research by being a researcher.
Minkin, R., Gardner, P. & Holcomb, B. Writing for real: creative contexts for information literacy teaching and learning.
Moody, J. & Russell, K. Encounters of the digital kind (teachmeet).
Moss, J. & Russell, A. From Nelson to frogs: creative solutions through student collaboration (poster).
Newton, A. & Pullinger, D. Acting on PhD student feedback to create new learning resources.
Nicholas, S. & Smith, S. Connecting Cardiff’s researchers: delivering and learning from a social media workshop for research students (poster).
Nicholls, J. & Head, J. Digidol – developing digital literacies.
Osif, B. Just-in-time tutorials for engineering students (teachmeet).
Parker, J. & Godwin, P. Information literacy – just an outdated buzzword?
Pullinger, D. Changing the focus of induction to improve the student experience (teachmeet).
Rose, H. & Siddall, G. Reading lists – time for a reality check?
Russell, P., Kerins, G. & Ryder, G. Developing reusable learning objects at ITT Dublin via the Irish National Digital Learning Repository (poster).
Savova, M., Canuel, R. & Crichton, C. Mobile technology and information literacy instruction: the McGill Library experience.
Schneider, M. From e-learning to e-teaching: using real-time online support to maximise our reach (teachmeet).
Seiler, V., Miil, K. & Lepik, K. Student centred active learning approach in an online information literacy credit course for doctoral students.
Sharman, A. The roving librarian: keep taking the tablets.
Smith, S. & Edwards, A. Embedding information literacy skills as employability attributes.
Street, P. & Hawksworth, L. Involve, inform, inspire: reaching researchers through targeted training.
Tattersall, A., Freeman, J., Beecroft, C. & Potgieter, U. Learn something new in 20 minutes: bite-size sessions for research, teaching and collaboration (poster).
Travers, K., Mitchell, E. & Johnson, C. Online information literacy: creative in-house collaborations.
Walton, E. & Tatham, S. The student journey: a collaborative approach at the University of Sussex (poster).
Westwood, H. Giving students a competitive edge: Cass Certification.
Wetzel Wilkinson, C. & Bruch, C. Courageous conversations: addressing underlying issues to advance information literacy.
Wright, J. Creating a song and a dance: creative induction for a creative faculty (teachmeet).
LILAC is great opportunity for our fellow professionals to present their ideas, share best practice and show case new thinking in our sector. If you have an idea then we'd love to hear about it. We have many options for the types of sessions you might run from a symposium to a workshop. Visit our Call for papers page to find out how to apply.
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