NELIG Annual Program 2004

Creative Collaborations:
It Takes a Campus to Educate a Student

Friday, June 11, 2004 - 9:15 am to 3:30 pm

Barnum Hall, room 008
Tufts University
Medford, MA


The ACRL/New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) and Tufts University Library present a one day program which will examine the ways in which the instruction programs in our libraries have been enhanced by campus collaborations. 

Program Schedule
Abstracts and Speakers
Program Contacts

Directions to Tufts

Program Schedule
8:45  - 

Registration and Refreshments


 -  Introduction and Opening Remarks
     - Colin Orians, Associate Professor of Biology, Tufts University
     - Chris Cox, NELIG Chair, WPI
9:30  -  Academic Librarians in the Story Line Not Only in the Epilogue
     - Keynote Speaker: Keith Barker - Associate Vice Provost, Undergrad. Ed; Director of the Institute for Teaching & Learning at UConn
10:45  -  Break
11:00  -  How to Market the Library for Collaborations 

          Janice Wilbur - Head of Access Services, Assumption College
          Carole Myles - Electronics Resources Librarian, Assumption College
11:30  -  Information Literacy and Technology Across the Curriculum (faculty workshops for integrating info lit into courses)
          Thomas Brennan - Director of IT, Salve Regina University
          Kathleen Boyd - Director of Library Services, Salve Regina University
          Cathy Rowe - Reference and Instructional Services Coordinator, Salve Regina University
12:00  -  Lunch - Dewick-MacPhie Hall
1:15  -  Panel Discussions (select one of the following concurrent panels):
  • Those Ubiquitous English Composition Classes    (in Tisch Library, room 304)
       - A Linked Course Experience: Composition, Collections, Community, and the Web
                   handout 1 - handout 2

              Kathy Blessing - Serials/Reference Librarian, Community College of Rhode Island, Lincoln Campus
              Rosemary Prisco - Professor of English, Community College of Rhode Island, Lincoln Campus
       - A Common Sense Approach to Research: Integrating the Library into the Composition Classroom
                   summary - handout - historical research paper project

              Pamela McKay - Reference Librarian, Worcester State College
              Karen Woods Weierman - Assistant Professor of English, Worcester State College
  • Working with Administrative Departments    (in Tisch Library, room 314)
      - The RWIT Center: An Evolving Experiment in Creative Collaboration (Center for Research, Writing, and Information Technology)
              Laura Braunstein - English Language and Literature Librarian, Dartmouth College
              Karen Gocsik - Director of Composition, Dartmouth College
              Michael Beahan - Director of the Jones Media Center, Dartmouth College
      - The Library and Office of Career Services
              John Degon - Head of Reference & Instructional Services, Assumption College
              Carol McGuiggan - Co-Director, Office of Career Services, Assumption College
  • Integration into Department Curricula    (in Tisch Library, room 316)
      - Creating and Implementing a Nursing Information Literacy Program
                   presentation - abstract

              Mona Florea - Reference/Instruction Librarian, Three Rivers Community College
              Linda Perfetto - Interim Director, Nursing/AH, Three Rivers Community College
              Lillian Rafeldt - Faculty member, Three Rivers Community College
      - Collaborative Learning Programs and the Library: Challenges and Opportunities (librarians, writing faculty, and business faculty)
              Hope Houston - Head of Reference Services, Johnson & Wales University Library
              Terry Novak - Faculty member, Johnson & Wales University Library
2:15  -  Break
2:30  - 

Panel Discussions (select one of the following concurrent panels):

  • Orienting New Students    (in Tisch Library, room 304)
       - Student Construction Site: Collaboration Building at URI

              Mary MacDonald - Information Literacy Librarian, University of Rhode Island
              Brian Gallagher - Librarian/Lecturer, University of Rhode Island
              Mindy Drake - GSLIS student, University of Rhode Island
       - The First Year Experience Program at the University of Connecticut
                   presentation - handout 1 - handout 2

              Kathy Labadorf - Undergraduate Services Librarian, University of Connecticut
              Peter Stevens - Assistant to the Registrar and FYE Instructor, University of Connecticut

  • Working with Grants - Translating info lit projects into grants and grants into projects    (in Tisch Library, room 316)
       - Collaborations with Faculty in Upper Division, Discipline Specific Courses
                   presentation - summary

              Laura Robinson - Reference/Instructional Services Librarian, Nichols College
       - Information Literacy Embedded in the Curriculum

              Jack Dougherty - Educational Studies faculty, Trinity College
              Jenny Groome - Reference Librarian, Trinity College
              David Tatem - Academic Computing, Trinity College

  • Working with Information Technology Centers    (in Tisch Library, room 314)
      - A Collaborative Journey: From Gopher Training to EndNote Instruction
              Deborah Garson - Head of Research Services, Gutman Library, Harvard University Graduate School of Education
      - The Information Commons at the Annenberg Library Loft
              Marilyn Bregoli - Director, Annenberg Library, Pine Manor College
              Amy Stimac - Information Technology Librarian, Pine Manor College

3:30  - 

End of Program


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June 15, 2004

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