Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Call for Speakers: RSS Discussion Forum (ALA Annual - San Francisco 2015)

Call for Speakers:  DEADLINE EXTENDED
WHAT: 5-minute Lightning Round Presentations at the Reference Services Section (RSS) Discovery Services Committee Discussion Forum
THEME: Examining Discovery Platforms within the New Framework of Information Literacy
WHEN: 2015 ALA Conference in San Francisco on Sunday, June 28th, from 3-4 pm.
MORE INFO: For the forum 15-20 minutes will be reserved for the speakers followed by Q&A and roundtable discussions. Each table will discuss their ideas related to the talks and their experiences with information literacy and discovery platforms.

This discussion forum will explore the innovative ways that librarians have used Discovery Tools for information literacy and pose possibilities for the future. As the new Information Literacy Framework is unrolled, this forum will consider how instruction overviews of discovery tools have changed or may change in the future. Presenters will briefly explain how they have updated their instructional presentations of discovery tools over time. Participants are encouraged to discuss these topics further details and add their own insight.

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit the following information

Title of presentation

Name, position or title, and email address of the presenter.

Proposal description (250 words or less)

Please e-mail proposals to the Committee:

Anne Larrivee (Chair)-
Tiffany Hebb-
Steve Brantley-
Cindy Levine-

DEADLINE: Monday, April 27th
Those submitting proposals will be notified of their status by May 1.