Sunday, August 02, 2009

Free event in Sheffield 6th August afternoon

Centre for Information Literacy Research event: IL in strategies; thesauri; inspiration; schools: project reports
I have organised this free afternoon with presentations on three information literacy projects completed earlier this year, and a report of ongoing doctoral work. (I almost forgot to advertise this on my own blog ;-(

When: Thursday 6 August 2009: 1.45pm-4.20pm (Registration from 1.15)
Where: Room 204, Regent Court, Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield (map at
How to register: This event is *free* but please EITHER notify us on, OR go to and join the Ning community to RSVP, if you want to attend

1.15pm Registration and tea/coffee
1.45 pm Sheila Webber. Introduction: Information Literacy, an evolving concept
2pm Kate Coleson and Chloe Furnival. Developing a thesaurus for information literacy
2.30pm Samantha Abrahams and Hannah Wood: Analysis of Departmental Learning Teaching and Assessment Strategies’ (DLTAS) treatment of information literacy
3pm Tea/coffee break
3.20 David Brown and George Davies: LILAC delegates’ influential books, articles & web resources
3.50 3.50 Shahd Salha: Information Literacy in school libraries in Syria
4.20 Close

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