LIRT Conference Program -- 1998

Teaching the Teaching Librarian


Plan now to attend and participate in the
Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) Program
during the ALA Annual Meeting, Washington, DC
on Sunday, June 28, 1998, at 9:30 a.m.
Washington Hilton and Towers -- International Ballroom East


The Library Instruction Round Table cordially invites you to attend its 1998 Program. LIRT members are dedicated to equipping librarians to teach in an increasingly electronic era. This program will present three cutting-edge representatives from the field to explore continuing education opportunities for library instructors working in all types of libraries. LIRT is pleased to announce the following speakers:

Cerise Oberman
Dean of Library and Information Services at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh
Cerise will address her contributions to the National Information Literacy Institute (NILI).

Lynn Westbrook
Assistant Professor, School of Library and Information Studies, Texas Woman's University
Lynn will discuss how library school curricula can prepare the next generation of library instructors.

Linnea Dudley
Reference Librarian, Marygrove College
Linnea will speak about PREMIER, a Michigan Library Association Information Literacy Round Table project that promotes statewide peer support for instruction librarians.

Be sure to mark your calendars and check this site later--additional information will be added as it becomes available. A summary of the program, prepared by Phillip Jones, is now available,


Cerise Oberman


Dean Library and Information Services
SUNY Plattsburgh
Plattsburgh, New York
Lynn Westbrook

Assistant Professor
School of Library and Information Studies
Texas Woman's University
Linnea Dudley

Reference Librarian
College Library
Marygrove College