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Information Literacy: Tomorrow at University of Sheffield (UK)

This is an event not only for Gen V(Generation V) but everyone interested in the flow of information nowadays.

This summer event will take place at Department of Information Studies, University of Sheffield, Regent Court building, Regent Street, Sheffield. Attendants should set up their schedules, between 1.30 to 4pm. The event is free and it will present a keynote from a visiting academic plus reports on research and activities in progress. With a focus on higher education, the talks will appeal to anyone interested in information literacy in different disciplines and contexts.

Information Literacy Weblog echoes this invitation, where one of its editors will be giving welcoming to the event and as they put it in their weblog "keynote from Dr Yazdan Mansourian, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Technology, Tarbiat Moallem University, Iran: Implications of the information visibility model in information literacy research and practice.

Dokphrom Information Literacy of undergraduate students in Silpakorn University Geography Department: emerging findings. Phussadee Dokphrom will report on findings from her doctoral research into information literacy at Silpakorn University (Thailand).

Helen Dobson, University of Manchester Library and MA Librarianship programme Evaluating Information Literacy at the University of Manchester.

Maryam Nazari Conceptions of GIS (Geographic Information Systems/Science) and implications for information literacy.

Pam McKinney, Learning Development and Research Associate (Information Literacy), Centre for Inquiry Based Learning in the Arts and Social Sciences. Inquiry Based Learning and Information Literacy: a report on CILASS experiences."

If you live nearby, please try to attend. Teas and coffes wil be served.

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