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Information about upcoming and recent conferences, meetings,webinars, workshops, and other events sponsored or run by ALI and/or an ALI committee.
Programs and Workshops
ALI RAC (Resource Advisory Committee) Annual Meeting
The Academic Libraries of Indiana’ Resource Advisory Committee (ALI RAC) is pleased to announce the program for its spring 2020 meeting scheduled for Friday, March 20 at Butler University’s Irwin Library. We ask that you please register by Friday, March 13.
ALI Information Literacy Conference
The ALI Information Literacy Committee invites presentation and workshop proposals by March 30 for the 2020 ALI Information Literacy Conference. The theme of this year’s conference is diversity, equity, and inclusion in information literacy instruction. The conference will be held May 22, 2020 at the State Library of Indiana in Indianapolis.
ALI Annual Meeting
The annual gathering of ALI member libraries' directors will take place on May 8, 2020 via Zoom. It includes programming and an organizational business meeting.
Webinars and Courses
ALI Webinar on Sept. 29: Let's Chat About OER Professional Development!
At this open chat on Tuesday, September 29 (3:00-4:00pm ET), we'll hear from committee member Justin Kani at IUPUI about his experience in the SPARC Open Education Leadership Program. There will also be time for open discussion about all things related to affordable learning.
This call is meant for anyone working in Indiana libraries interested in making learning materials more affordable, and meets the last Tuesday of each month (except August and December). No registration is required. Just email Amanda Hurford with your interest and she'll send you the meeting invite and login information.
Contact: Email email@example.com for login info
ALI Webinar on June 4, 2020: Let’s Chat about Affordable Learning!
The Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI) Affordable Learning Committee would like to invite you to our second Open Chat. Let’s Chat about Affordable Learning, on Thursday, June 4 @ 3 PM EST, is an opportunity to informally chat about affordable solutions for course materials such as open educational resources (OER) and other zero cost options, and get to know your Indiana colleagues working in this space.
Please register here: https://forms.gle/zsW58sKJccWBps1g9
Webinar: ALI Affordable Learning Committee Open Chat: Addressing Myths and Barriers to Further OER Adoption
The Affordable Learning Committee's first webinar chat, “Addressing Myths and Barriers to Further OER Adoption,” will name and address common misunderstandings instructors may have about OER. The session will provide attendees with talking points and data that proactively address these myths. The web-based session will also discuss barriers instructors face when attempting to adopt OER and responsive services/ resources librarians can provide. Attendees will have an opportunity to discuss their own experiences throughout the open chat. February 11, 2020 (2-3 PM EST)