Satellite Meeting in Tampere, Finland

The Road to Information Literacy: Librarians as Facilitators of Learning

When

8 – 10 August 2012

Where

Tampere, Finland

Description

Tampere, Finland

Further information: satellite meeting website

Sponsors:  IFLA's Continuing Professional Education and
Workplace Learning and Information Literacy Sections

General Themes

  • Strategies for designing and implementing a professional development information literacy program for librarians.
  • To help them become effective information literacy guides for their community
  • To foster their own conceptual understandings and practical applications of information literacy in their work
  • What works best in institutionalizing information literacy in workplace training programs?
  • How do we sell information literacy as a necessary practice to librarians and administrators?
  • What tools and resources are needed to support information literacy development for librarians?
  • What information literacy standards and competencies should be incorporated into a staff development program?
  • The role of library associations and library education programs in preparing librarians for information literacy and education roles.

Additional Details

Preconference, Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning, Finland

Last update: 4 October 2012