Literacy in All its Forms: Digital, Academic, Information, Health, and More

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The Royal Society of Medicine

1 Wimpole Street

London

W1G 0AE

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Improving literacy has always been at the core of a librarian's role, but the definition of literacy is evolving all the time, not least with the new definition of Information Literacy ​released by CILIP in 2018. The 2019 UHMLG Spring Forum is about all things literacy - information, health, digital and more.

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  • Registration: 09:00
  • First presentation: 10:00
  • Finish: 16:15

Speakers:

Ruth Carlyle, PhD MCLIP: Head of Library & Knowledge Services and Technology Enhanced Learning, HEE Midlands and East Health Education England

Title: Health literacy: life support from library and knowledge specialists

Dawn Grundy and Graeme Prescott, Bolton University

Title: LEAP Online: the development of a healthy relationship.

Dr Kit Heyam

Title: Speaking our language: trans-related literacy for health and medical librarians

Lisa Jeskin, Deputy Chair, Information Literacy Group

and more.....

Lightning Talks

Do you have a story to tell about improving literacy? Why not sign-up for a five minute lightning talk when you register as a delegate.

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London

W1G 0AE

United Kingdom

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