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“I’m Information Literate…Are You??”

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in News Archives | Comments Off

“I’m Information Literate…Are You??”

September 30 – October 4, 2013 – The NBC  Today Show is hosting a week long series on information overload, misinformation, and deception .  The name of the series is “Fact or Fiction”…a fitting tribute to begin the October celebration of National Information Literacy Awareness Month!   Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the...

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Facebook Campaign – Information Literacy!

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in News Archives | Comments Off

Facebook Campaign – Information Literacy!

Join our Facebook Community. Also, don’t forget to join the NFIL Badge Brigade!

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Join Us at the U.S. Conference on Adult Literacy, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2013

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in News Archives | Comments Off

Join Us at the U.S. Conference on Adult Literacy, Oct 31-Nov 2, 2013

Have you made your travel plans to attend the U.S. Conference on Adult Literacy (USCAL) in our nation’s capitol on October 31-November 2, 2012? USCAL brings together adult literacy advocates and educators to share new ideas, learn from leading thinkers, and inspire one another. Perhaps that’s why so many attendees describe USCAL as the highlight of their year. This year, the closing session at USCAL will focus on new data from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), to be released in early...

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Google Inside Search – Power Searcher Workshop

Posted by on Jul 4, 2012 in News Archives | Comments Off

Google Inside Search – Power Searcher Workshop

Interested in becoming a Google power searcher?  A great, professional development opportunity to enhance your information literacy skills by using the latest iteration of Google’s Tips and Tricks. Beginning July 10 and ending on July 23, Google is offering a free, “power searcher” online workshop.  The deadline to register is July 16, 2012.  course offerings will become available on July 10, 2012. Who should attend these online sessions?  Anyone who works in today’s dynamic digital universe; definitely those who...

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Purdue University Libraries Hosting Dr. Christine S. Bruce

Posted by on Jun 19, 2012 in News Archives | Comments Off

Purdue University Libraries Hosting Dr. Christine S. Bruce

On Monday, August 13, 2012, at Purdue University, Dr. Christine S. Bruce, one of the world’s leading authorities on information literacy practice,  will be keynoting a  research symposium on informed learning – teaching undergraduates how to use information in subject-focused learning contexts. Hosted by Purdue University Libraries and Discovery Learning Research Center, participants will have the opportunity to engage in informed learning practice activities. The symposium is open to the public.  Seating is limited! Date and...

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