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Information Literacy Committee: 2023 Unconference

Information and Resources from the Information Literacy Committee of the Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI)

About ALI Informaton Literacy Commitee

This UnConference is hosted by the Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI) Information Literacy Committee (ILC). The Information Literacy Committee of ALI serves as a focal point for exploring information literacy issues, discussing new opportunities that would further facilitate collaboration and adoption of best practices among ALI members.

UnConference Planning Committee members:

  • Shane White, Librarian: Head of Research Services, University of Southern Indiana
  • Jim Shimkus, Research and Teaching Services Librarian, Ball State University
  • Steve Duecker, Information Services Librarian, Ball State University

About the Unconference

2023 ALI Information Literacy UnConference: The Role of Instructional Librarians in Campus OER Efforts

Using the unconference model, attendees will identify the topics to be discussed through the day and work together to share examples and discuss options. The Unconference will begin with Becca Neel's work with OER at the University of Southern Indiana. What the experience has been so far and how OER and information literacy programs intersect. The unconference breakout discussions will center around this topic and others.

Event Details

Date: Friday, July 21, 2023

Time: 8:45 am Registration – 3:30pm (Opening Session begins at 9:30am)

Location: Ball State University, Student Center 301-2

Cost: Free
(Registration paid by Academic Libraries of Indiana. Breakfast, hot lunch, snacks provided.)


Parking: Will be updated soon





8:45 - 9:30

Registration and Breakfast

9:30 - 9:40


9:40 - 10:40

Opening Session: Panel on topic

10:40 - 11:10

Preparing Unconference Discussion Topics

11:10 - 11:15


11:15 - 12:00

Breakout session 1

12:00 - 1:00


1:00 - 1:45

Breakout Session 2

1:45 - 1:50


1:50 - 2:35

Breakout Session 3

2:35 - 2:45


2:45 - 3:30

Closing Discussion