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The slides from the keynote and panel presentations are now available. Click on the presentation titles to download the slides. If you presented a poster and would like to make the digital file, presentation link and/or handouts available, please send to Kelsey O’Brien ( or Allison Hosier ( and we will add them to the Posters page. We hope you will continue the conversation, and please feel free to stay connected with the #engagingtheframework hashtag.


Call for poster sessions

The planning committee for the Engaging with the ACRL Information Literacy Framework Conference invites interested participants, including students, librarians, and non-library faculty to submit proposals for poster presentations related to the conference theme. Ideas for topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Integrating ideas from the Framework into online or face-to-face information literacy instruction
  • Implementing the Framework in non-library instruction
  • Planning library programs using concepts from the Framework
  • Using the Framework in library services
  • Introducing the Framework to non-library faculty
  • Engaging with the Framework’s main influences, including essential concepts (Williams & McTighe), threshold concepts (Meyer & Land), and metaliteracy (Jacobson & Mackey)

The conference will take place March 10, 2016 at the University at Albany. The deadline for submitting proposals is January 22, 2016 The submission form can be found here:

Questions about poster sessions can be directed to Allison Hosier, Information Literacy Librarian, at

This conference has been made possible in part by funding from the University at Albany’s University Auxiliary Services.

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Save the Date!

A one-day conference that will focus on the new ACRL Information Literacy Framework for Higher Education will be held at the University at Albany on Thursday, March 10, 2016. There will be opportunities to engage in discussions about the Framework, share your experiences with it, learn from colleagues, and engage with a panel of disciplinary faculty members.

All events will be located in the Standish Room on the third floor of the Science Library. See Campus Maps and Directions or Download a campus map.