We are still accepting program proposals!

“Frames in Action: Information Literacy Across the Curriculum”

Please submit your proposals here: ILAGO IL Summit Program Proposal

See ILAGO Summit 2019 Call for Proposals for more information.

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. Programs can be of various formats including, for example: interactive workshops, guided discussions, panels, or poster presentations. Presentations are 45 minutes each, 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.

Computer projection, PCs, wireless access, and VGA cables will be provided. Mac users will need to bring a connector cable and dongle.

Pam Kessinger — you can contact me directly at pkessing@pcc.edu
ILAGO Chair, 2018-2019

ILAGO Summit 2019 Call for Proposals

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The 13th annual ILAGO Information Literacy Summit is coming!

When: Saturday May 11, 2019

Where: Linn-Benton Community College Library (Willamette Hall building) in Albany, Oregon.

Theme

Whether you have a long history working in an IL program or are engaging with learning goals for the first time, we want to hear from you!
  • What is your experience of being a new or seasoned professional and an expert within the IL discipline?
  • How do you scaffold students towards understanding?
  • Challenge student learning and push them to engage in inquiry?
  • Do assessment?
We need everyone’s expertise as practitioners. Our theme, “Frames in Action: Information Literacy Across the Curriculum” is to focus attention on the myriad ways in which Librarians are supporting student practices to achieve the threshold concepts, at various levels (K-16), of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education.

The IL Summit typically has 50+ attendees who are eager to hear new ideas and ways to approach information literacy.

Share Your Ideas!

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.

Programs can be of various formats including, for example: interactive workshops, guided discussions, panels, or poster presentations.

Presentations are 45 minutes each, 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 March 31, 2019

Please submit your proposals here: https://goo.gl/forms/K9BhoOFLdvgafThC2

We look forward to hearing from you!

Pam Kessinger
ILAGO Chair, 2018-2019

 

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>