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2012 Information Fluency Conference



The "2012 Information Fluency Conference" will take place in Orlando,Florida, United States on 14 Mar 2012.


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