NFIL Annual Meeting, 2009

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National Forum on Information Literacy's Annual Meeting/Town Hall, October 16, 2009

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NFIL Annual Meeting, 2009

  1. 1. 20 years 1989-2009
  2. 2. Dr. Christine Bruce, Dr. Nancy P. Zimmerman, Dr. Lana W. Jackman, NFIL Professor, Queensland Dr. Alease. J. "Christy" Wright, Dane Ward, M.L.S.,Associate Associate Dean for President, Principal, University of Technology Reference Librarian/Adjunct Dean for Public Services, Academic Affairs Mélange Information Professor, Prince George's Illinois State University The Graduate School Services, Inc. Community College University of South Carolina Kelly Denson, M.Ed. Senior Policy Analyst Francis J. Gallagher (Frank), M.A. Lorna D. Jones, M.Ed. & M.B.A. Dr. Sharon A. Weiner, NFIL- Dr.Marianne Ryan, and Manager of Public Dir. Education & Media Literacy, Executive Director V.P., Professor and W. Wayne AssociateLibrarian Affairs Cable in the Classroom Community Vocational Services, Booker Chair in Information Northwestern University ETS Inc. Literacy, Purdue University
  3. 3. For the 21st Century - “Mainstream information literacy practices and philosophy throughout every sector of American society.” society.”
  4. 4. Guadalupe Pacheco Dr. Milli Pierce Jim Rettig U.S. Department of Health and K-16 Education Consultant Past President, American Human Services Library Association Education and Information Healthcare and Information Literacy Citizenship and Literacy Information Literacy “The significant problems we face cannot be solved with the same level of thinking we used to create them.” Albert Einstein
  5. 5. • Information Literacy • Lifelong Learning Source: National Forum on Information Literacy. (2003). The Alexandria Proclamation http://www.infolit.org/2005.html Alexandria
  6. 6. Information Literacy - The term is grounded in the dilemma because we really do operate in a society in which information is power. Access to information is the context in which we can become empowered.

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