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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




We are looking to appoint two copy-editors. The role is voluntary but very rewarding, working with a friendly, enthusiastic team.

Copyediting for the Journal of Information Literacy offers the opportunity to use my copy editing skills while gaining experience working as part of a great team focussed on the future of information literacy and having access to the latest research in the field.” Sharon Lawler, copy-editor.

Please consult the Copy Editor role description for more details on what is involved. If you would like to be considered for this role, which is unpaid, please send a brief personal statement (no more than 500 words) indicating your ability to undertake the activities listed in the job description. Please send this personal statement, together with a CV to The deadline for applications is Monday 21 September.

Feel free to get in touch with myself ( Interim Managing Editor or one of our copy-editors, Helen Bader, ( or Kirsten McCormick ( if you have any questions about the role.

Vol 14 No 1 (2020): Journal of Information Literacy

Published: 2020-06-05

Training the trainer to embed IL into curricula

Michael Flierl, Rachel Fundator, Jason Reed, Bethany McGowan, Chao Cai, Clarence Maybee


Advocacy engagement

Peggy Nzomo, PhD, Paul Fehrmann


The amazing library race

Joseph Marmol Yap, Janice Penaflor


Library SkillUP

Monica Jane Rivers-Latham, Helen Singer, Louise Conway


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