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PMLG Conference is a biennial event showcasing and promoting sector excellence. The theme of this year's event was Information Literacy in Public Libraries and the event was supported by colleagues from the Information Literacy Group.

The Programme included:

  • Welcome and introductory address by Nick Poole, CEO of CILIP
  • Access to Research (A2R) - Exploring quality information resources in public libraries: by Robert Stein of PLS Ltd.
  • The Role of the Public Library as an enabler of accessible and inclusive Information literacy for diverse user communities: by Konstantina Martzoukou of Robert Gordon University.
  • Health Literacy for Public Libraries: by Rachel Gledhill of Public Health England
  • And Finally . . .   Paul Gravett, author of and renowned expert on Comics and Illustrated Novels explaining how this oft-dismissed medium is actually a major contributor to literacy and information literacy.


Workshops included:

  • Digital Literacy Skills for the Otherwise Disenfranchised - by Philippa Bryant of Lorensbergs.
  • Everyday Information Literacy - by Dr Pam McKinney of Sheffield University iSchool.
  • E-Safety for Library Users - by Kev John of Kirklees Libraries.
  • Information Literacy Skills for Children & Young People in Public Libraries - by Victoria Varley of Oldham Libraries.

Information and resources may be found in the file collection at the bottom of this page.


Information and resources from previous conferences can be found below:

PMLG Conference 2017: Chances for Life: Public Libraries for Social, Digital and Econimcal Inclusion

PMLG Conference 2015: Lighting the Way: Libraries and Wellbeing



Conference 2019 - Information Literacy

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Resources from speakers and workshop presenters at the PMLG Conference 2019.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Information Literacy for Children & Young People PPTX (5.42 MB)  more ] J. Davis 08/10/2019
Everyday Information Literacy PPTX (12.29 MB)  more ] J. Davis 08/10/2019
Robert Stein on A2R PPTX (2.09 MB)  more ] J. Davis 17/11/2019
Lorensbergs & Brent Workshop PDF (935.43 KB)  more ] J. Davis 17/11/2019
Health Resources PDF (148.4 KB)  more ] J. Davis 17/11/2019
Health Literacy for Public Libraries PPTX (15.56 MB)  more ] J. Davis 19/11/2019
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