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Dec. 11 application deadline for Immersion ’10

December 4, 2009 Margot Conahan 0

Friday, December 11, 2009 is the application deadline for the ACRL Immersion ’10 Program.  Complete program details and application materials are online. The ACRL Immersion ’10 Program provides four-and-a-half days of intensive information literacy training and education for academic librarians.  Applications are being accepted for Immersion ’10 Teacher and Program […]

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Information Literacy Across the Curriculum

October 7, 2009 David Free 0

ACRL and the TLT Group are co-sponsoring the online workshop Information Literacy Across the Curriculum from 1:00 – 2:00 pm Eastern on Wednesdays, November 4, 11, 18, 2009.  As part of implementing an information literacy program, many librarians and faculty face the daunting task of integrating IL skills across an […]

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ACRL invites applications for Immersion ’10 Program

October 5, 2009 Margot Conahan 0

ACRL is accepting applications for its Immersion ’10 Program.  Complete program details and application materials are online. The application deadline is December 11, 2009. The ACRL Immersion ’10 Program provides four-and-a-half days of intensive information literacy training and education for academic librarians.  Applications are being accepted for Immersion ’10 Teacher […]

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National Information Literacy Awareness Month

October 2, 2009 David Free 1

In recognition of the 20th anniversary of the National Forum on Information Literacy, President Obama issued a proclamation declaring October 2009 as National Information Literacy Awareness Month. The proclamation states: This month, we dedicate ourselves to increasing information literacy awareness so that all citizens understand its vital importance. An informed […]

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National Forum on Information Literacy 20th anniversary

October 1, 2009 Margot Conahan 0

The National Forum on Information Literacy, Inc. will celebrate its 20th anniversary in Washington, D.C. on October 15 and 16 at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Conference Center in Washington, D.C., acknowledging twenty years of advocacy and achievement. Each year, the National Forum on Information Literacy works with libraries, […]

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ACRL honors Information Literacy innovators

January 21, 2009 David Free 0

In honor of the 10th anniversary of the popular Information Literacy Immersion Program, ACRL will present a Special Presidential Recognition Award to the founding members of the Institute for Information Literacy Steering Committee and Immersion faculty at the ACRL 14th National Conference in Seattle. Committee and faculty members will be […]

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IS Seeks Research for 2009 Annual Conference Program

October 31, 2008 David Free 0

The ACRL Instruction Section Conference Program Planning Committee is planning an exciting program for the 2009 ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, Illuminating New Instruction Research: Applying Research to Practice. The goals of this panel program are to spotlight recent instruction-related research and to show how research can be actively used […]

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Erika Linke On The Radio

July 23, 2008 David Free 0

On July 22, ACRL President Erika Linke appeared on the WAMU – American University Radio/ Public Radio International program The Kojo Nnamdi Show as a panelist in a segment titled “More Information, Less Knowledge?”. The hour-long discussion highlights the changes in research habits in the Internet Age and “how our […]

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ACRL Announces “Practical Pedagogy for Library Instructors”

July 11, 2008 Kathryn Deiss 0

ACRL is proud to announce the publication of a new book Practical Pedagogy for Library Instructors: 17 Innovative Strategies to Improve Student Learning edited by Douglas Cook and Ryan L. Sittler. This new volume gathers seventeen case-studies using unique instructional methodologies framed by sound pedagogical theory. This practical casebook is […]