ILAGO fall meeting at PCC Cascades

The ILAGO Board will kick off the fall term with a face to face meeting to discuss all of the wonderful and exciting things in our world of Information Literacy! The meeting is open to all so please join us.

When: Friday, October 18, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Where: Portland Community College, Cascade Campus, Terrell Hall Room 112

Lunch: Bring your own or find a place to eat near campus.


9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.    Welcome and Introductions

9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.  Information Literacy in K-12. Guest: Susan Stone

11 a.m. – Noon               Revisiting the IL Sequence. Includes a discussion about how exactly to reframe ILAGO’s  approach, taking into consideration a more comprehensive cooperation that extends before and beyond the first two years of college writing, i.e. a K-20 approach.

Noon – 1 p.m.                Lunch – Brown Bag. We’ll plan to lunch with OWEAC.

1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.         Tie-up any loose ends from conversation before lunch

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Assessment – Rick Stoddart of OSU and Brian Greene, formerly of Columbia Gorge CC, led a work group on this topic at the last Summit in spring 2013. We want to continue this conversation to keep abreast of the myriad of changes in K-12 education and Higher Ed. This conversation includes the Common Core Standards, Articulation Compacts, and potential changes in the governing boards of the OUS system. All of these changes will impact how we approach IL instruction. Guest: Rick Stoddart

2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.         Wrap-up and adjourn

ILAGO Membership Meeting, Monday, Nov. 19th (details and virtual option)

ILAGO’s Fall general membership meeting is this Monday, November 19th at Pacific University in Forest Grove, from 1:00-5:00pm in the Schauermann Conference Room within the Library. (see announcement with agenda below).

Jen, the ILAGO Technology Officer, is arranging an option to attend virtually using GoogleHangouts. We haven’t used GoogleHangouts for this before, so fingers crossed!


GoogleHangout Instructions from Jen

You will need:

1. access to audio (mic + speakers or headset) or audio and video

2. a google account

Before the Meeting (ASAP):

  1. send your google account address to my gmail: I will reply to your message from my gmail account
  2. Add my gmail account ( to a Google+ circle.

Day of the Meeting:
1. Login to your Google account. 2. Navigate to Google+. 3. Look for the “hangouts” icon on the left sidebar (may be under more). 4. You should see me, Jen,  “hanging out.” Join!
Email me (Jen) with any questions (; on behalf of; Jen Klaudinyi


ILAGO Meeting Announcement Hello ILAGO members,

I’d like to invite any interested members of the ILAGO list to our Fall meeting on November 19 in Forest Grove, sponsored by the Pacific University Library. We will be meeting from  1:00-5:00 in the Schauermann Conference Room within the Library. On the agenda:

– sharing of IL news and activities

– IL/Library advocacy

– review of the IL charter

– planning for the Spring IL Summit

Please feel free to share this invitation with others who you think might be interested.

While I’ve had a chance to chat over the phone and skype with some ILAGO folks over the past couple of weeks, it will be very nice to have some face-to-face conversation for once. I look forward to seeing you there!


Bryan Miyagishima, Linn-Benton Community College Library, ILAGO Chair


Call for ILAGO Board nominations

ILAGO Call for Board nominations

The Information Literacy Advisory Group of Oregon is looking for nominations to for the following positions on the board:

Chair – 1 year term as chair / 1 year term as past chair

It is preferable the Chair position alternate from year to year between university/college, two year college, and K-12 representation. 

The current Chair – Robert Monge is from a university/college. We encourage nominations for chair to be from a two year college or K-12 institution.

Vice Chair/Chair elect — 1 year term; acts as Chair the following 1 year term; acts as Past Chair for a 1 year term

K-12 representative – 2 year term

College/University Representative – 2 year term
Interested members should E-mail Robert Monge by May 25th.  Voting will take place from May 26th –June 8th.

Robert Monge


Position descriptions:

Chair organizes the fall meeting and relevant board meetings throughout the year.  The chair coordinates with the working groups throughout the year. The Chair will work as needed with outside groups in the articulation of information literacy. The chair coordinates financial responsibilities with the board.

Vice-Chair/Chair Elect assumes the office of Chair after one year as Vice Chair. The vice-chair assists the Chair; becomes familiar with the on-going conversation around IL in Oregon; facilitates the Oregon IL conversation and IL articulation among ILAGO members; attends meetings and chairs meetings in the absence of the Chair.

K-12 Representative represents the information literacy interests of the K-12 community.  Representatives will participate in board meetings when possible and provide feedback, commentary, and vote on ongoing issues presented by the board.  K-12 representatives are encouraged but not required to attend the fall meeting, Spring Summit, and participate in workgroups as their schedule allows.  

College/University Representative represents the information literacy interests of the college/university and will participate in board meetings when possible and feedback, commentary, and vote on ongoing issues presented by the board. College/University representatives are encouraged but not required to attend the fall meeting, Spring Summit, and participate in workgroups as their schedule allows.  


Membership Model – DRAFT open for comment


Pre-Defined positions:

  • Chair (responsible for finances)
  • Past Chair (plans IL Summit)
  • Technology/Communications
  • K-12 Representative (optional)
  • Community College Rep
  • University Rep


  • Facilitate Fall meeting & IL Summit Planning;
  • Act on IL related issues between meetings (i.e. letters, advocacy, etc.)



  • Open- membership defined by subscription to the ILAGO listserv
  • Join ILAGO listserv, participate in IL discussions
  • Vote in board elections – ballot distributed via listserv
  • Invited to Fall meeting
    • Report – what’s going on at your institution?
    • Bring materials to share/maybe post on ILAGO website
    • Discuss & set agenda for the year
  • Take information from ILAGO meetings back to home institution
  • Volunteer for ILAGO projects as needed and desired (including Summit planning)
  • Attend IL Summit, volunteer at IL Summit
  • Lead and/or facilitate discussions/work groups/presentations at spring Summit based on year’s agenda.

The Fall meeting could be centered around administration (open discussion of the state of IL in Oregon; budget report, if needed;  other items that people submit ahead of time to add to the agenda, etc.) and kick-off for planning the next IL Summit, where non-board folks have the opportunity to volunteer to help and/or host the summit.