Scholarships for Information Literacy Summit – Deadline Extended

The Information Literacy Advisory Group of Oregon (ILAGO) is pleased to announce that we are offering two scholarships of up to $100 for a library school student and an early career librarian to attend the annual Information Literacy Summit on May 12, 2018. Application is open to any Oregon resident who fits one of these categories:

  • Library school student: must currently be enrolled in library school
  • Early career librarian: librarian (from any type of library) with less than 4 years professional experience

Application deadline has been extended to April 30, 2018. For details and to apply please visit our webform.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Tracy Scharn: scharnt@wou.edu

OLA Preconference: Metacognition and Reading Strategies

Teaching librarians! See this great opportunity:

ACRL-Oregon and the OLA Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) are co-sponsoring a preconference session at this year’s Oregon Library Association Conference in Eugene, OR that will be of interest to teaching librarians across the state!  You can sign up for an OLA preconference even if you’re not planning to attend the full OLA Conference (and only pay the $55 for the preconference)!

Wednesday, April 18th 1pm-5pm

Portland Community College librarian (and ILAGO board member) Pam Kessinger will lead a panel along with faculty from PCC’s Developmental Education program to explore Metacognition and Reading Strategies to Bridge Students Toward Inquiry. Librarians will learn how to use the Reading Apprenticeship framework as well as our own ACRL Framework for Information Literacy to develop meaningful information literacy instruction and student reflection. This session is co-sponsored with the Library Instruction Round Table.

After the preconference session, join your ACRL colleagues from 5:00-7:00pm for the ACRL-Oregon Reception at the First National Taphouse. We hope to see you there!

Call for Proposals

If you’re excited to engage in thoughtful conversations about information literacy with your colleagues, start planning your proposals for the 12th annual ILAGO Information Literacy Summit on May 12, 2018 at the Yamhill Valley Campus of Chemeketa Community College in McMinnville, Oregon.

We invite a diverse range of presentations across library environments (e.g. academic, public, school), curriculum, and/or examples of successful collaboration between librarians and external stakeholders.

The IL Summit typically has 60-80 attendees who are eager to hear new ideas and ways to approach information literacy. We invite you to submit proposals for panels, presentations, discussions, and other program formats to run for a total of 45 minutes including Q&A. Longer programs/workshops will be considered on a case-by-case basis; if submitting a longer proposal, please include that in the Comments field.

Program proposals will be accepted until April 6, 2018.

Please submit your proposals here: ILAGO IL Summit Program Proposal

ILAGO Social this Friday

Time to get social, everyone! We hope you can join colleagues attending the Oregon IL Summit 2017 for some pre-Summit mingling:

Friday, May 12th from 5-8pm
McMenamins Kennedy School
https://goo.gl/maps/GzYzxwH8pDu
5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211
Some parking provided
Happy hour ends at 6pm

ALL are welcome! Please RSVP if you know you will be joining us. For those who are still working on schedules, we will have a group there and you can come by any time.

Ask for the ILAGO crew to find us inside the Courtyard Restaurant.
Hope to see you there!

Sara Robertson <sara.robertson@pcc.edu>
Lisa M Tegethoff <lisateg@uw.edu>

IL Summit Survey & Call for Proposals

 

Request for Input:
If you are considering attending the 2017 IL Summit, what types of workshops would you like to see? We are putting together a program that we hope will appeal to all library types, and your input will help us do that! Please complete the linked survey by clicking here.

Call for Proposals:

The IL Summit typically has 60-80 attendees who come from many areas of practice (higher ed, public, K-12) and are eager to hear new ideas and ways to approach information literacy. We invite you to submit proposals for panels, presentations, discussions on best practices, and other programs. While we will be highlighting assessment, all topics related to information literacy are welcome.

You can find the proposals submission form with more details here: http://tinyurl.com/zxvmuwz

Program proposals will be accepted until March 3rd, 2017

Sarah Ralston 
ILAGO Chair
Instruction Librarian
Pierce Library
Eastern Oregon University
sralston@eou.edu
(541) 962-3474

2017 IL Summit Call for Proposals

The 11th annual ILAGO Information Literacy Summit will be held Saturday, May 13, 2017 at Washington State University in Vancouver, WA.

Form to submit proposal: http://tinyurl.com/zxvmuwz

Assessment, the process by which we learn about the needs of our patrons in order to analyze how effective and useful library services are, provides us with the data to evaluate how well we are meeting that goal. It also provides us with the feedback we need to make purposeful adjustments to programs and services, and can even provide evidence of need to administration when proposing new programs and services. It encompasses a plethora of concepts such as: collaborative assessments, data management and visualization, metrics and indicators, methods and tools, organizational issues, teaching and learning, usability, user experience and more!

The IL Summit typically has 60-80 attendees who come from many areas of practice (higher ed, public, K-12) and are eager to hear new ideas and ways to approach information literacy. We invite you to submit proposals for panels, presentations, discussions on best practices, and other programs.

Programs should be designed to run for a total of 45 minutes including Q&A; longer programs/workshops will be considered on a case-by-case basis (if a longer program/workshop is desired, please include that in the Comments field).

Program proposals will be accepted until March 3rd, 2017

Form to submit proposal: http://tinyurl.com/zxvmuwz