2014 Information Literacy Summit

2014 Information Literacy Summit

Into the Next Generation: The Future of Information Literacy

Presented by DePaul University Library and Moraine Valley Community College Library

Friday, April 25, 2014, 8:30am-3:30pm

Located at the Moraine Valley Community College campus

Keynote Address

Trudi Jacobson (University at Albany, SUNY; Chair of ACRL Information Literacy Competency Standards for Higher Education Task Force) and Tom Mackey (SUNY Empire State College) will deliver this year’s keynote, “Changing Models, Changing Emphases: The Evolution of Information Literacy.” Their presentation will explore metaliteracy, threshold concepts, empowerment, metacognition, and information literacy in the disciplines

Call for Proposals

We are seeking presenters to lead engaging and interactive discussions about information literacy and library instruction. We are especially interested in breakout sessions and panels which explore the evolving nature of information literacy and are related to this year’s theme, Into the Next Generation: The Future of Information Literacy. We hope to foster conversations across all types of libraries, schools and other organizations and encourage a diversity of perspectives in this proposal call.

The Summit is a regional conference which will be held at the Moraine Valley Community College campus. If you wish to propose more than one breakout session, please fill out a form for each topic. Breakout sessions and panels will be 45 minutes long and should include audience interaction or discussion. Panel discussions should have a three person maximum. Hands-on lessons and demonstrations (and/or practical takeaways) are encouraged. Sessions typically have 20-40 participants.

To propose a breakout session: http://bit.ly/ILSproposal

Deadline to submit proposals: Thursday, January 31

Some possible topics for sessions include:

Threshold concepts
Digital Literacy
Instructional design
Adult learners
Distance learners
Online learning
Visual literacy
Collaboration across departments and organizations
Information literacy and Common Core standards
Transitions: High School to College
Transferring: Community College to 4 year institutions
Challenges and possibilities for the future

Contact Information
Moraine Valley Community College Library

Tish Hayes



Troy Swanson



DePaul University Library

Heather Jagman



Jessica Alverson