As we said in a previous post, we are very pleased that we successfully finished the IL-DEM project. We’re even more pleased that we have just started a follow-up project called LIL-DEM (longitudinal information literacy for democratic engagement). This will also investigate community councillors’ information literacy, but it will sharply focus on the interaction of SCONUL’s information literacy pillars and life-roles that are likely to affect development of information literacy. This model, developed from IL-DEM’s literature review and data, is our starting point:
We’re looking forward to getting lots of data, and working out what it all means!
Society of College, National and University Libraries. (2011). The SCONUL seven pillars of information literacy: core model for higher education. London. Retrieved from http://www.sconul.ac.uk/sites/default/files/documents/coremodel.pdf