CFP: Georgia Conference on Information Literacy (4/3/06; 10/6/06-10/7/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Deborah Champion

Georgia Conference on Information Literacy
October 6-7, 2006
Savannah, GA
Proposals are currently being accepted for the Georgia Conference on
Information Literacy.
Proposals due no later than April 3, 2006
Submit On Line at
What is Information Literacy?
Information literacy is defined as the ability to know when there is a
need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and
effectively use that information for the issue or problem at hand.
The 2006 Conference on Information Literacy
invites proposals for workshops and presentations that will consider,
extend, or otherwise address information literacy, including but not
limited to:

EFFECTIVE MEANS of developing information literacy skills in learners.

PARTNERSHIPS between librarians and classroom teachers to teach
students research skills.

INFORMATION LITERACY across the disciplines.
ASSESSMENT of information literacy initiatives.

INTELLECTUAL property, copyright, an plagiarism in the digital age.
For More Information Contact:
Dr. Bede Mitchell at or Dr. Janice Walker
According to the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
an "information literate individual" is able to:
+ Determine the extent of information needed
+ Access the needed information effectively and efficiently
+ Evaluate information and its sources critically
+ Incorporate selected information into one's knowledge base
+ Use information effectively to accomplish a specific purpose
+ Understand the economic, legal, and social issues surrounding the use
of information, and access and use information ethically and legally

For Registration or Exhibitor Information Contact:
Jan Reynolds at
For more information regarding the conference visit
Deborah Champion
Program Management
Continuing Education Center
Georgia Southern University
PO Box 8124
Statesboro, GA 30460
FAX 912-681-0306 or 912-486-7760

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