Best Practices in Information Literacy Invitational Conference

The Best Practices Project Team hosted a National Invitational Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on June 11-13, 2002. In a competitive selection process, the Team identified ten institutions with information literacy programs that exemplify successful implementation of some of the characteristics of Best Practices and invited representatives from these institutions to the conference.

The institutional participants were:

  1. Austin Community College
    Conference application and description of best practices (PDF format)
  2. California State University, Fullerton
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  3. Elmhurst College
    Conference application and description of best practices (PDF format)
  4. James Madison University
    Conference application and description of best practices (PDF format)
  5. Minneapolis Community & Technical College
  6. Ohio State University
    Conference application and description of best practices (PDF format)
  7. University at Albany, SUNY
    Conference application and description of best practices (PDF format)
  8. Wartburg College
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  9. Weber State University
  10. Zayed University
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The program for the conference is available. News about the conference is available.

A Webcast, which includes a free login, is also available on Best Practices Project: Preliminary Observations from the ACRL Information Literacy Initiative. This archive of a web cast includes audio, slides and chat room dialogue that focuses on some of the most important issues discussed at the Invitational Conference.

Questions and comments may be sent to Sheril Hook ( sheril.hook@utoronto.ca), 2007-2008 Information Literacy Best Practices Committee Chair.

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