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2016 Indiana University Libraries Information Literacy Colloquium--New Albany, Indiana: About the Colloquium

About the Colloquium


Date: Friday, August 5, 2016

Time: 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Sponsor: Indiana University Libraries Instruction Congress


Event Coordinators:

Maria T. Accardi, Coordinator of Instruction, IU Southeast

Latrice Booker, Coordinator of Library Instruction. IU Northwest

Nancy Wootton Colborn, Head of Information Literacy Services, IU South Bend

Mike Courtney, Outreach and Engagement Librarian, IU Bloomington

Yan He, Information Literacy Librarian, IU Kokomo

Tessa Withorn, MLS Student at IU Bloomington, Colloquium Intern


Location: Indiana University Southeast, New Albany, Indiana.  New Albany is located in southern Indiana, about 15 minutes across the Ohio River from Louisville, Kentucky.  


Audience: Academic librarians


Theme:  Critical Information Literacy: Empowering Learners for Social Change


Format 45-minute interactive breakout sessions; "table talk" guided conversations/breaks


Registration:  Registration, which will be limited to a maximum of 100 attendees, will open July 1, 2016.


Registration fee:   $60--includes lunch and snack breaks


Purpose:  The event is intended to raise awareness of emerging trends and salient issues surrounding the design, delivery, and assessment of information literacy by offering an affordable opportunity for librarians to share, learn, and reflect about their teaching in a collaborative, risk-free environment.


Hashtag: #IULILC2016