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The Journal of Information Literacy (JIL) 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, health, education and workplace contexts. Articles within JIL are from both internationally renowned authors and library professionals who teach or undertake research into information literacy.

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ISSN: 1750-5968

Publication Schedule: JIL is published twice a year in December and June. Additional special themed issues are also possible and the editor welcomes suggestions.

Peer Review: JIL uses a double-anonymous peer review process.

Publisher: JIL is the scholarly journal of the CILIP Information Literacy Group

Postal Address: CILIP ILG, 7 Ridgmount Street, London, WC1E 7AE

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Announcing the Ross Todd Award for Research - Voting open until 2 March 2023


The Journal of Information Literacy is pleased to announce the inaugural Ross Todd Award for Outstanding Research, a biennial award designed to recognise research that has been published in the Journal of Information Literacy. Dr Ross Todd, who passed away in 2022, was a founding member of the Journal of Information Literacy and served on its Editorial Board for over fifteen years. He was also one of the leading researchers in information literacy, being particularly interested in research with schools and young people. Please click through to read the complete announcement and how to vote... 

Vol 16 No 2 (2022): Journal of Information Literacy

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