Would you like to expand your skills, knowledge, and understanding of
information literacy? The Purdue University Libraries, in coordination
with Dr. Sharon Weiner, the W. Wayne Booker Endowed Chair in Information
Literacy at Purdue and Vice President of the National Forum on
Information Literacy (NFIL), is hosting programs in May for library
professionals, instructors, and students.

To download a flyer (PDF) with more information about these programs,

Visit to register for one or both programs.

May 13, 2010

"New Foundations:  Building an Inquiry-based Information Literacy

Presented by Dr. Ross Todd, associate professor at the Rutgers
University School of Communication, Information, & Library Studies and
Director of the Center for International Scholarship in School Libraries

Workshop designed for librarians in higher education who want to expand
their skills and understanding of pedagogy

Registration: $50 early bird rate (by March 31), $30 student early bird
rate (by March 31), $65 regular rate, $50 regular student rate.

Visit to register.

May 13-14, 2010 

National Forum on Information Literacy (NFIL) spring meeting 

Open to all who are interested in information literacy 

A networking dinner and tour of the LearnLab(tm) at the Management and
Economics Library at Purdue will be held May 13.

Presentations on May 14 will include:

*         The Role of Information Literacy in Agriculture by Elizabeth
Berman, University of Vermont Libraries

*         Report on the Health Literacy Journalism Fellowship at the
National Library of Medicine by Shari Rudafsky, Health Reporter,
Indianapolis Star and NLM Health Journalism Fellow

*         What is Lifelong Learning? by Michael Fosmire, Purdue
University Libraries

*         Health Literacy by Bart Collins, Jacob Jensen, Purdue
Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering 

*         Visit
for a full agenda.


Early bird registration (by March 31) is $35, and regular registration
is $40. The Networking Dinner on May 13 is an additional charge of $26.
Visit to register.


For additional information contact:  

Dr. Sharon Weiner

Professor and W. Wayne Booker Chair in Information Literacy

Purdue University Libraries

504 West State St.

West Lafayette, IN 47907



Nancy P. Zimmerman, PhD

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

The Graduate School

University of South Carolina

901 Sumter Street, 3rd Floor

Columbia, SC 29208

Voice: (803) 777-9086

FAX: (803) 777-8749

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