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Spring 2009 Uptown Crawl & Social Event

March 19, 2009 at Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson and ImaginOn, Charlotte, NC

Toured Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson Law Library and ImaginOn. ImaginOn is a collaborative venture of the Public Library of Charlotte and Meckblenburg County (PLCMC) & Children's Theatre of Charlotte. Followed up with a social get-together at Brixx uptown.

4th Annual Information Literacy Conference

June 18, 2009 at Johnson & Wales University, Charlotte, NC

Keynote Speaker: Jill Gremmels, the Leland M. Park Director of the Davidson College Library, Davidson, NC - Powerpoint

Schedule of Events

 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Registration and Refreshments
 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker 
 10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Break with Beverages 
 10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions 
 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch and Poster Sessions 
1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.  Breakout Sessions 
 2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Break with Refreshments 
 2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions 
 3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Conference Wrap-up 

Tracks for Breakout Sessions:



Evidence-Based Librarianship in Assessment of Information Literacy Instruction ~ Amy Gustavson & Clark Nall, East Carolina University

"Clicking" with Students: Using Interactive Technology for Hands-On Information Literacy Classes ~ Abby Rovner & Erin Payton, Central Piedmont Community College

Library Instruction 2.0 ~ Joan Petit, American University in Cairo

Selecting Software for Tutorials and Screencasting ~ Nina Exner & Gwen Exner, North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University

Poster Sessions:
Accessing First-Year Library Instruction Through Blackboard ~ Randall Bowman, Elon University

Assigned Readings for Library Credit Courses ~ Rachel Radom, UNC Wilmington

Developing IL Credit Courses Across the Disciplines: Three Poster Sessions ~ Bobbie Collins, Sarah Jeong, Leslie McCall & Carolyn McCallum, Wake Forest University (LIB210: Social Science Research Sources and Strategies) (LIB220: Science Research Sources and Strategies)

Engaging the Undergraduate Audience: Tips & Techniques ~ Keeley Murray & Kathryn Shields, UNC Greensboro

Tools & Tips for Successful Library Blogging ~ Devin Singley, Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County

Fall 2009 Technology Tools Swap Meet and Networking Event

October 22, 2009 at CPCC Cato Campus, Charlotte, NC

Twitter - Edward M. McDonald, Librarian, Morrison Regional Library, Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County

Google Docs and Apps - Greta Wood, Reference/Instruction/Catalog Librarian, Wingate University

Blogs - Joe Eshleman, Librarian, Johnson & Wales University

Each panelists discussed how the technology was implemented in their library and what the benefits and pitfalls are to using them.

Winter 2009 Luncheon

December 2009 at The Art Institute of Charlotte, NC

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