Annual Program 2010

 Meeting Digital Natives Where They Are:
New Standards for the New Student

Friday, June 4, 2010
Yale University West Campus, Building W-B25
Orange, CT

The ACRL/New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) presents a one day program exploring ways that librarians are rethinking information literacy instruction in light of today’s student expectations, behaviors, and emerging technologies.

Program Schedule
Program Contacts

Registration (full)

Pre-event at Yale June 3rd

Campus Map


Program Schedule

10:00  -  Registration and Refreshments
In keeping with ALA’s environmental initiative Cup by Cup for a Greener ALA the meeting organizers encourage you to bring your own mug.


 -  Opening Remarks
10:45  - 

Born Digital
Keynote Speaker: John Palfrey, Henry N. Ess Professor of Law and Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources at Harvard Law School

12:00  - 

Breakout sessions (select one of the following concurrent sessions)

12:45  - 

Lunch (with optional discussion roundtable discussions)

     Discussion table topics:

  • Meaningful or Meaningless: ACRL’s Information Literacy Competency Standards in 2010
  • In through the back door: Harnessing back-door communication to enhance information literacy instruction
  • ‘BFFs:  Broaden Faculty Following’ by Using Emerging Technology to Strengthen Relationships
  • What Do I Write About? Approaches to Teaching Information Literacy Standard One
1:45  -  Breakout Sessions  (select one of the following concurrent sessions)
2:30  -  Break
2:45  - 

The Crossroads of Learning: Librarians and IT Professionals Banding Together to Embed Information and Technology Literacies into Undergraduate Courses
 - handout

Collaboration for Enhanced Learning Librarians: Clarence Maybee (presenter), Charlotte Droll (presenter), Debbie Krahmer, Francesca Livermore, Colgate University


3:30  - 

Program Wrap-up


Questions? Please contact NELIG Annual Program Co-chairs Laura O'Neill or  Elizabeth Dolinger.



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