Thursday, May 03, 2018

IATUL Webinar series: starting 17 May 2018

A series of free webinars has been organised by the IATUL (International Association of University Libraries) Special Interest Group for Information Literacy. You can see from the list below that there is an international range of contributors. The first session is:
Academic Identity Management 17 May 2018 at 9am UTC, which is e.g. 10am UK time, 11am in Germany, 5am in US Eastern time. Leaders are: Caroline Leiss (Head of Information Services, University Library, Technical University of Munich, Germany) and Tina Hohmann (Subject Librarian Architecture, Information Services, University Library, Technical University of Munich, Germany). "How can you make sure that you get credit for all of your scientific publications? In this webinar we will explain the concept of academic identity management and present the main identity systems: ORCID, ResearcherID, Scopus Author Identifier and Google Citations. You will find out which system is useful for you and how to create and maintain your author profiles."
The remainder of the webinars are:
- How can I teach information literacy classes? I'm a librarian not a teacher 1 June 2018: Yuyun W. Ishak
- "Lost in Antarctica" - a game-based approach on teaching information literacy 26 July 2018: Simone Kibler
- Library as partner in Curriculum Design at La Trobe University 2 October 2018: Sharon Karasmanis & Caroline Ondracek
- Case study of an information literacy integration journey at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) 18 October 2018: Janine Lockhart
- User centred online learning design experiences at University of Auckland – usability testing and design thinking 16 November 2018: Dr. Li Wang
For more information and to register go to
For more info on the IATUL group:
Photo by Sheila Webber: pink cherry, May 2018

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