NELIG Annual Program 2006

Information Literacy Beyond the Diploma
Friday, June 9, 2006 - 10:00 am to 3:15 pm

Feinstein College of Arts and Sciences
Roger Williams University
Bristol, RI


The ACRL/New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) and Roger Williams University Library present a one day program which will explore the broad concept of what information literacy skills our students will need after graduation, going into higher level academia, the workplace, or every day life. 

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Hotel and Reception


Program Schedule
9:15  - 

Registration and Refreshments


 -  Introduction and Opening Remarks
     - Sandra Rothenberg, NELIG Chair
     - Kendall Hobbs and Susan Herzog, NELIG Co-Chairs Elect
     - Barbara Kenney, Local Host, RWU
     - Peter Deekle, Dean of University Library Services, RWU
10:15  -  Information Skills for the Real World: A Panel Discussion
     - Arlene Violet - Host of The Arlene Violet Show on radio station WHJJ in Providence, RI;
                               former Attorney General for the State of Rhode Island.
     - Janet Kolodzy - Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism, Emerson College.
     - Alex Caracuzzo - Associate Head Librarian at MIT’s Dewey Library for Management and Social Sciences
   Panel moderator:  Matt Sylvain, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth 
11:45  -  Lunch
All American BBQ (with vegetarian options) provided
1:15  -  Breakout Sessions (select one of the following concurrent sessions):

     Session 1 - Information Literacy in the Disciplines

     Session 2 - Information Literacy in Pre-Professional Programs

2:05  -  Break - return to large room
2:15  - 

All Learning is Local: Giving Students a Stake in Research
     - Carolyn White, University of New Hampshire at Manchester

3:00  - 

Conference Wrap-up


last updated:
June 13, 2006

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