Monday, December 28, 2015

cfp Information and Artifactual Literacies: Engaging Minds in Libraries and Museums

There is a call for papers for the IFLA Information Literacy Section Satellite Preconference, Information and Artifactual Literacies: Engaging Minds in Libraries and Museums. It will be held at DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois, USA, August 11-12th, 2016. The event is co-sponsored by Association of College and Research Libraries and DePaul University Library. "This satellite conference will feature both practice and theory on the myriad ways in which primary sources and museum collections can be integrated into instructional programs. We welcome proposals from library and museum practitioners, educators, and researchers from around the world. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):
Instructional Design and Delivery; Active learning and class session design; Beyond the humanities: connecting with the sciences and social sciences; Visual literacy
Program Administration; Assessment and analytics; Mapping to learning outcomes and institutional mission; Programmatic, developmental approach vs. one size fits all
Resources; Traveling trunks and online teaching kits; Building online collections and using digital objects in instruction; Professional development/instructional design resources
Proposals must be submitted by February 1, 2016, using the Proposal Submission Form. There is more information at
Photo by Sheila Webber: door wreaths of Lewes series, December 2015

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