2019 Connecticut Information Literacy Conference

Friday, June 14, 2019
University of Hartford, Hartford, CT
8:30 – 3:00

What’s Grit Got to Do with It? New Approaches for IL Instruction.

Grit is defined as a mix of persistence and passion. It is a virtue often
attributed to academic and career success. Join us for a full exploration of
grit: its benefits, limitations, and applications for Information Literacy

About our Keynote:
Eamon Tewell is Head of Research Support and Outreach at Columbia University’s
Science, Engineering, & Social Science Libraries, where he identifies ways to
support the research and learning needs of students and faculty. Eamon has
published and presented on the topics of critical information literacy,
library instruction, critical reference practice, and questioning narratives
of grit and resilience in libraries, and was the recipient of the 2016 Jesse
H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research from ALA.

The Connecticut Information Literacy Conference Committee invites you and your colleagues to submit proposals for breakout workshops (45 – 50 minutes long with a 10 – 15 minute Q & A session).

Team presenters such as faculty – librarian are highly encouraged to submit a
proposal. We encourage proposals from out – of – state colleagues.

For consideration, please submit proposals by March 08, 2019. Benefits to the
presenters include eligibility for one – half conference registration fee for
up to two presenters and the opportunity to build your presentation experience
and receive valuable feedback from your colleagues.
Google form: https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fgoo.gl%2Fforms%2FUQkMvvaqcz1iaovi2&data=02%7C01%7Cdxf19%40psu.edu%7Cf076732696e94e53be8908d686d5b0b3%7C7cf48d453ddb4389a9c1c115526eb52e%7C0%7C0%7C636844649687344784&sdata=m6iT3qKmjjDcUYwPgME0LsbTxNqacdqMxLkBAaQfTpU%3D&reserved=0

Accepted proposals will be notified on or about March 25, 2019. Questions
regarding proposals should be directed to Pamela Graham at

Learn more about the CT IL Conference:
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