Rosie Jones is Director of Library Services and Open Learn at the Open University, a University driven by its mission to be open to people, places, methods and ideas. She has worked in academic libraries since 2001 in a diverse range of institutions, taking a particular interest in games and learning, information literacy and learning space development. She is particularly involved in the UK academic library Information Literacy community, and co-authored the recently launched CILIP Information Literacy definition which explored what information literacy means in different contexts.
She currently co-chairs the Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference (LILAC) and is the Deputy Chair for CILIP Information Literacy Group. She is on the SCONUL Executive Board and is vice-chair of the workforce development task and finish group. She is also an active member of the Association for Learning Technology special interest group on Playful Learning and co-chair of the Playful Learning Conference.