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The Journal of Information Literacy publishes innovative and challenging research articles and project reports which push the boundaries of information literacy thinking in theory, practice and method, and which aim to develop deep and critical understandings of the role, contribution and impact of information literacies in everyday contexts, education and the workplace.

The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) is the professional journal of the CILIP Information Literacy Group


Vacancy for the role of Editor-in-Chief


After four and a half years of wonderful work for JIL, our Editor-in-Chief, Emma Coonan, will be stepping down from the role this year. We are therefore seeking applications for the role of EIC - to manage the content, quality, and direction of the journal.

JIL is a thriving, peer reviewed Platinum Open Access journal, run by a very dedicated team. If you would like to know more about the role, please contact Emma Coonan or Michelle O'Connell via

Please see the Information Literacy website for full information

Vol 13 No 2 (2019): Journal of Information Literacy

Published: 2019-12-02

Personalised video instruction

Emily B Kean, Cayla Robinson


Contingent teaching through low-tech audience response systems

M. Sara Lowe, Katharine V. Macy, Sean M. Stone



Caroline Ball


Be Media Smart

Philip Russell


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