Information Literacy at ALA Midwinter

Posted by InfoLit Learning Community on 1/4/19 10:00 AM

ALAMW19, Information Literacy

SeattleThe new year is here and that means ALA Midwinter is almost upon us. This year it’s in Seattle, WA, from January 25-28.

While information literacy librarians may be interested in programs that are not specifically for our specialty—the very first program on ALA’s schedule looks interesting for us, to take just one example—the following are the events tagged as being relevant to IL. Please check the information at the links below before attending, as programs may be changed or cancelled.

Friday, Jan. 25

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM Intersections of Scholarly Communication & Information Literacy Location: Hyatt Regency Seattle, 302 Nooksack (608)

9:00 AM - 3:45 PM Financial Literacy: Free Resources for Librarians Location: Sheraton Seattle, Ravenna

Saturday, Jan. 26

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Education Committee Location: Washington State Convention Center, Room 214

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee Forum (ACRL) Location: Washington State Convention Center, Room 211

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Predatory Journals: How to Help Faculty and Students Navigate the Good from the Bad Location: Grand Hyatt Seattle, Leonesa I

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Algorithms, Implicit Bias, and Search Literacy: Exploring Beliefs Among Computer Science Students About Search Engine and Machine Learning Models Location: Washington State Convention Center, Room 608

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Financial Literacy Interest Group (RUSA) Location: Washington State Convention Center, Room 208

Sunday, January 27

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Framework Professional Development: Update Session (ACRL) Location: Grand Hyatt Seattle, Princessa I

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Immersion Program Committee Meeting (ACRL) Location: Grand Hyatt Seattle, Washington

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Standards Committee Meeting (ACRL) Location: Grand Hyatt Seattle, Portland A

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee Meeting (ACRL) Location: Grand Hyatt Seattle, Douglas Boardroom

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Undergraduate Librarians Discussion Group Location: Grand Hyatt Seattle, Menzies Suite

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Global Citizenship Education: Making Libraries Innovative for Learners of All Ages Location: Washington State Convention Center, Room 607

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM The Academic Library in an Open Access World: Threats and Opportunities Location: Washington State Convention Center, Room 607

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Where Journals and Journalism Collide: Does a Future for Libraries Lie in News Creation, Aggregation, and Dissemination? Location: Washington State Convention Center, Room 608

Monday, January 28

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM XR (Augmented, Virtual and Mixer Reality) programming in libraries: Integrating immersive media into library collections Location: Washington State Convention Center, Room 606

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Libraries and Open Enrollment Location: Washington State Convention Center, Room 615-617

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