2012 Information Fluency Conference

Orlando FL, United States

The 2012 Information Fluency Conference will be held March 14-16, 2012 and will feature a keynote address, plenary sessions, and concurrent sessions with presentations on the various aspects of Information Fluency. This year’s theme is “Information Fluency & the Digital Divides.”

This year we will examine the digital divides from various disciplines and perspectives. Possible topics for presentations include:

– User generated tagging vs. mechanized information retrieval
– Politics of information
– Physical, political, cultural, and social access to the Internet
– Information seeking behaviors
– Global Information
– Revisions of library space and function
– Meta thinking about technology
– Digital rhetoric
– Role of political institutions in diffusing technology
– Technology, resources and skills necessary for digital citizenship

Who Should Attend?

– Academic & Library Faculty
– Co-Curricular Professional Staff
– Graduate students preparing for careers in academia
– Administrators and staff in Information Technologies
– Community and Academic Researchers
– Medical Faculty teaching Evidence-based Practice
– Assessment specialists
– Legal experts specializing in copyright laws and Web based information
– Specialists in Information Management Systems
– Library and Academic Administrators interested in making large scale changes to information gathering on their campuses
– Undergraduate Research
– Career Advisors

Benefits of Attending
– Obtain best-practices for developing information literacy skills in students.
– Network with others who share an interest and expertise in Information Fluency.
– Practical applications you can apply on your campus.
– Present your research related to Information Fluency.

Register for the 2012 Information Fluency Conference

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