Sheila Webber

Senior Lecturer

BA (Kent at Canterbury), Dip Lib (London Metropolitan University), FCLIP, FHEA

Sheila Webber 2014

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I have engaged professionally at the national and international level (I reflected on 28 years of professional engagement at, in particular serving on numerous committee for the Institute of Information Scientists and the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).

  • Fellow of CILIP.
  • Fellow of the UK’s Higher Education Academy.
  • Member of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.
  • Member of the International Federation of Librarian Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Information Literacy Special Interest Group Standing Committee.
  • Awarded the Information World Review award for Professional Excellence in 1999.
  • Since joining the iSchool in 2000 I have been invited to deliver keynotes, talks or workshops (mainly on information literacy) in 21 different countries, including Australia, Canada and Singapore.
  • Co-manage two virtual information literacy journal clubs: a blog-post journal club at and a journal club that meets in the virtual world Second Life.