New England Library Instruction Group
The New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) is a volunteer organization that sponsors events and an annual program, all of which provide a forum to showcase the innovations, talents, and lessons learned of librarians in New England and to discuss nation-wide trends in library instruction. Founded as NEBIC (New England Bibliographic Instruction Committee) in 1974, NELIG is the oldest of the ACRL | NEC interest groups.
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Call for Proposals: NELIG Fall Program 2019
Date: October 18, 2019
Location: Stonehill College, Easton, MA
This year’s program will explore teaching Gen Z students.
We seek proposals that cover any of the following topics:
- Demographics and characteristics of Generation Z
- Library programs and services tailored to Generation Z patrons
- Instructional strategies for engaging Generation Z in the classroom
- Instructional strategies for first year students
- K - 12 library instruction and what topics are covered
- Gen Z students and their learning styles
- Instruction that addresses social anxieties and empathy for students
- Student engagement in the classroom
- Strategies to connecting to new students
Presentations should run 45 minutes with 15 minutes for questions. We are looking for individual, group, or panel presentations by librarians and/or their collaborative colleagues. Interactive workshops involving computers/devices and hands-on activities are welcome.
NELIG encourages librarians with any amount of experience to submit a proposal, and we are dedicated to providing opportunities for librarians to learn practical ideas from one another. Please feel free to email us if you have any questions about presenting.
Presenters will receive a stipend and travel expenses will be reimbursed.
200-word proposals are due by Friday, September 20, 2019 and should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants will be notified of their acceptance status by Friday, September 27, 2019.
9:00am - 1:00pm
Stonehill College, Easton, MA
New England Institute of Technology East Greenwich, RI
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Online (via the Zoom platform)
9:30am - 12:30pm
Simmons University, Boston MA 02115
9:00am - 12:00pm
Howe Library, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405
9:00am - 12:00pm
Central Connecticut State University
Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH
11:00am - 12:00pm
8:45am - 2:30pm
University of Southern Maine, Glickman Library, Portland, ME