Christine Irving is the Researcher / Project Officer of the Information Scottish Information Literacy Project at Glasgow Caledonian University where she is working on the development of a National Information Literacy Framework (Scotland). She holds a BA (Hons) in Information Management from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh and an MSc in Lifelong Learning and Development from Glasgow Caledonian University. She has a longstanding interest in information, peopleâ€™s interaction with information and lifelong learning. She has authored and co-authored several journal articles and conference papers. Previous projects she has been involved in include a Scottish cross sector project on Information Handling Skills where she was one of three authors of online interactive material for lifelong learners / post 16 year olds. As a result of this work, in 2004 she co-authored an Information Handling Skills national qualification at Intermediate 2 for SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority) and the accompanying assessment (NAB). She is a chartered member of the Information Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) and has recently become a LIRG (Library and Information Research Group) committee member.