Following the success of Mount Allison University’s first Information Literacy Institute last year, plans for the second are well underway, and this year will be open to librarians, library staff, faculty, and academic staff from across the region. The purpose of the Institute is to share knowledge and experiences with information literacy for undergraduate students, with a focus on faculty involvement.  So if you know of faculty members who may be interested, please pass this message along to them.

The day-long event will be held on May 18, at Mount Allison University.  At this year’s Institute, Mount Allison faculty members will present some of the interesting approaches to information literacy they are taking in their courses. There will be a summary of the results of a recent survey of faculty perceptions of information literacy skills, and a session on teaching and assessing IL skills with a focus on plagiarism.  Guest speaker Sharon Murphy will give a version of her upcoming WILU presentation on integrating information literacy into a departmental curriculum at Dalhousie University.

Cost for the Institute is $35 and includes refreshment breaks and lunch.  The deadline for registration is May 14.

All inquiries about Mount Allison's Information Literacy Institute 2004 may be directed to Shelley Gullikson, Information Literacy Coordinator at [log in to unmask] or (506) 364-2572.  More information, including registration form and accommodations information, may be found at
http://www.mta.ca/library/ili2004.html.

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Shelley Gullikson
Information Literacy Coordinator
R.P. Bell Library, Mount Allison University
49 York Street, Sackville, NB   E4L 1C6
Phone: (506) 364-2572
Fax: (506) 364-2617
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