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