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Call for Speakers - RSS Discussion Forum in San Francisco

By sgodbey on April 7, 2015 11:20 AM | Permalink

Call for Speakers:

WHAT: 5-minute Lightning Round Presentations at the Reference Services Section (RSS) Discovery Services Committee Discussion Forum

THEME: Examining Discovery Platforms within the New Framework of Information Literacy

WHEN: 2015 ALA Conference in San Francisco on Sunday, June 28th, from 3-4 pm.

MORE INFO: For the forum 15-20 minutes will be reserved for the speakers followed by Q&A and roundtable discussions. Each table will discuss their ideas related to the talks and their experiences with information literacy and discovery platforms.

This discussion forum will explore the innovative ways that librarians have used Discovery Tools for information literacy and pose possibilities for the future. As the new Information Literacy Framework is unrolled, this forum will consider how instruction overviews of discovery tools have changed or may change in the future. Presenters will briefly explain how they have updated their instructional presentations of discovery tools over time. Participants are encouraged to discuss these topics further details and add their own insight.

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit the following information

Title of presentation

Name, position or title, and email address of the presenter.

Proposal description (250 words or less)

Please e-mail proposals to the Committee:

Anne Larrivee (Chair)- Larrivee@binghamton.edu

Tiffany Hebb- thebb@depauw.edu

Steve Brantley- jsbrantley@eiu.edu

Sue Dittmar- sdittmar@stchlibrary.org

Cindy Levine- crlevine@ncsu.edu

DEADLINE: Friday April 17th

Those submitting proposals will be notified of their status by May 1.