Annual Networking Day - April 26, 2012
Featuring Megan Oakleaf, Assistant Professor in the iSchool at Syracuse University
"What's the Library's Impact Factor? Library Value & the Difference We Make for Students & Faculty"
The Boston Library Consortium invites all members to the BLC's Annual Networking Day to meet new colleagues and catch up with old ones. We are delighted to have Megan Oakleaf, Assistant Professor in the iSchool at Syracuse University and author of Value of Academic Libraries Comprehensive Review and Report, as our featured speaker this year. She will speak on, "What's the Library's Impact Factor? Library Value & the Difference We Make for Students & Faculty."
Location: Northeastern University, Curry Student Center Ballroom
346 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA
Campus Map & Directions: http://www.northeastern.edu/neuhome/aboutnortheastern/maps.html
Date: April 26, 2012, 10:15 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast start at 9:15 am
Please register for the Annual Networking Day at http://tinyurl.com/8yd8s3l
Last day to register is Friday, April 13 by 5:00 pm.
9:15 - 10:15 Registration & Continental Breakfast
10:15 - 10:30 Welcome & Introductions
10:30 - 11:45 Megan Oakleaf- "What's the Library's Impact Factor?
Library Value & the Difference We Make for Students & Faculty."
followed by a Q & A period
11:45 - 12:45 Discussion: Megan Oakleaf will facilitate a discussion
on how the library contributes to institutional goals
12:45 - 2:00 Lunch
2:00 - 4:00 COI / Committee Meetings (meeting rooms will be listed in
the program on the day of the event)
Megan Oakleaf is an Assistant Professor in the iSchool at Syracuse University where she teaches Reference and Information Literacy Services and Planning, Marketing, and Assessing Library Services. Her research interests include outcomes assessment, evidence-based decision making, information literacy instruction, information services, and digital librarianship. She is the author of the Value of Academic Libraries Comprehensive Review and Report and on the faculty of the ACRL Immersion Program.
Previously, Megan served as Librarian for Instruction and Undergraduate Research at North Carolina State University. In this role, she provided and assessed information literacy instruction; she also trained fellow reference librarians in instructional theory and methods. Megan earned her PhD in library and information science at UNC-Chapel Hill and her MLS at Kent State University. Prior to a career in librarianship, she taught advanced composition in Ohio public secondary schools.
For a full biography and other information, please visit Megan Oakleaf's official page at http://meganoakleaf.info