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36th Annual Conference - York University - Toronto ON - May 16-18, 2007

Location Codes

  • SSB: Schulich School of Business
  • ACW: Accolade West

WILU 2007 Program at a Glance

Wednesday, May 16th

11:00 a.m.
- 6:00 p.m.

Registration (SSB)

1:00 p.m.
- 4:00 p.m.


Teaching on the Edge of Chaos (SSB N105)

Bryan Miyagishima (Western Oregon University), Robert Hautala (Western Oregon University) | Convenor: Sophia Apostol (Seneca College)

Keeping Up! Web Feeds for Information Literate Librarians (ACW 203)

Lorie Kloda (McGill University), Genevieve Gore (McGill University) | Convenor: Carly Brake (York University)

Information Literacy in Institutional Assessment: A Case Study (SSB N106)

Francine Egger-Sider (LaGuardia Community College, CUNY), Cecilia Macheski (LaGuardia Community College, CUNY), Alexandra Rojas (LaGuardia Community College, CUNY), Charles Keyes (LaGuardia Community College, CUNY) | Convenor: Joy Muller (Seneca College)

4:30 p.m.
- 6:00 p.m.

Keynote Address: Rick Salutin (SSB W141)

6:30 p.m.
- 8:30 p.m.

Director's Reception Extraordinaire (Scott Library Atrium)

8:30 p.m.
- 10:00 p.m.

Thematic Roundtables (SSB Dining Hall)

Evaluating WWW Resources: Should We Chuck the Checklist?
Facilitator: Tanja Harrison (Acadia University)

Active Learning: Techniques You Have Used
Facilitator: Patti Ryan (York University)

Spotlight on Graduate Students: Best Practices
Facilitator: Robin Bergart (University of Guelph)

Curriculum Integration Strategies
Facilitator: Laura Banfield

Thursday, May 17th

7:30 a.m.
- 9:00 a.m.

Registration (SSB)

8:00 a.m.
- 8:45 a.m.

Breakfast (SSB MarketPlace)

8:45 a.m.
- 10:00 a.m.

Opening address: Lorna Marsden, President and Vice-Chancellor, York University (SSB W141)

Plenary: Patricia Iannuzzi

10:00 a.m.
- 10:30 a.m.

Coffee Break

10:30 a.m.
- 12:00 p.m.

Session 1A (SSB N105)

It's All Fun and Games Until Someone Loses an Avatar. Library Instruction in a 3D Virtual World - a Second Life Collaborative Project

Denyse Rodrigues (Mount Saint Vincent University)

Convenor: Sarah Coysh (University of Toronto)

Session 1B (SSB N106)

Critical Reading: Doing More

Richard Sims (Centennial College)

Connecting the Dots: An Inquiry-Based Approach to Information Literacy

Shauna Rutherford (University of Calgary), K. Alix Hayden (University of Calgary)

Convenor: Rajiv Nariani (York University)

Session 1C (SSB N107)

Teaching Open Access Resources for Faculty, Students and Public Research

Rea Devakos (University of Toronto), Elena Prigoda (University of Toronto)

Searcher's Bring Your Credit Card: An Exciting New Development in Information Literacy or The Beginning of the End?

James Buczynski (Seneca College), Saira Mall (Seneca College)

Convenor: Marcella Knibbe (University of Western Ontario)

Session 1D (SSB N108)

The Faculty Angle: What Our Faculty Think about the ACRL Information Literacy Standards

Shelley Gullikson (Mount Saint Allison University)

Convenor: Marjorie Mitchell (University of British Columbia Okanagan)

12:00 p.m.
-1:30 p.m.

Barbeque Lunch (SSB MarketPlace & Courtyard)

12:45 p.m.
- 1:30 p.m.

Lunchtime Video (Optional) (SSB N105)

It Changed the Way I do Research - Period: Augustana Talks Information Literacy

Nancy Goebel (University of Alberta)

Convenor: Heather Sanderson (Saint Mary's University)

1:30 p.m.
-3:00 p.m.

Session 2A (SSB N105)

Launching "InfoLit 2.0"? Considering Web 2.0's Potential to Support Critical Thinking and Higher-Level Learning in Information Literacy Practice

Cameron Hoffman (University of Lethbridge), Sarah Polkinghorne (University of Alberta)

Convenor: Ann Tenglund

Session 2B (SSB N106)

Google and Beyond: What Sources are Students Really Using?

Don MacMillan (University of Calgary)

The Information Seeking Habits of Students: Are They Really that Bad?

Joel Burkholder (York College of Pennsylvania)

Convenor: Mindy Thuna (University of Toronto Mississauga)

Session 2C (SSB N107)

How to Serve More than One Master: A Case-Study in Collaboration

Mark Bryant (Humber College), Janet Hollingsworth (University of Guelph - Humber)

Effective Partnerships & Seamless Integration: Case Studies from Two Academic Librarians

Kristina McDavid (University of British Columbia), Sylvia Roberts (Simon Fraser University)

Convenor: Karen Bordonaro (Brock University)

Session 2D (SSB N108)

North by Northwest

Laurie Prange (Yukon College), Janice Mutz (Lakehead University)

Library Instruction: Using the Public Relations Angle to Attract Faculty and Students

Ronald Edwards (Bemidji State University)

Convenor: Lisa Nowak (University of Toronto)

3:00 p.m.
-3:30 p.m.

Coffee Break

3:30 p.m.
-5:00 p.m.

Session 3A (SSB N105)

Visualizing Information Literacy: Site-Specific Art & Design Interventions at the Dorothy H. Hoover Library, OCAD

Daniel Payne (Ontario College of Art & Design), Robert Fabbro (Ontario College of Art & Design)

Crossing the Boundaries: A Case Study

Ganga Dakshinamurti (University of Manitoba), Lena Horne (University of Manitoba)

Convenor: Danielle Winn (University of Western Ontario)

Session 3B (SSB N106)

Making Coursework Matter

Rochelle Mazar (University of Toronto at Mississauga)

A Call to Arms: Academic Librarianship in the Age of the Engaged Campus

Deena Yanofsky (York University)

Convenor: Anita Streicher

Session 3C (SSB N107)

Interactivity in Library Presentations

Evelyne Corcos (York University), Vivienne Monty (York University)

The Use of Personal Response Systems in Promoting IL and Library Research

Maura Matesic (York University), Jean Adams (York University)

Convenor: Ashley Thomson (Laurentian University)

Session 3D (SSB N108)

Graduate Student Library Research Skills Workshop Series: A Needs Assessment

Kristin Hoffmann (University of Western Ontario), Vivian Feng (University of Western Ontario), Fred Antwi-Nsiah (University of Western Ontario), Meagan Stanley (University of Western Ontario)

Giving Graduate Students What They Want to Know Not What We Want Them to Know: A New Approach to Information Literacy Sessions Design

Dominic Hakim Silvio (Dalhousie University)

Convenor: Charlotte Innerd (Nipissing University)

6:00 p.m.

Shuttle Buses Downtown to Restaurants (Optional)

8:45 p.m. York University Observatory Tour (Optional)

9:30 p.m.

Buses return to York and Conference Hotels

Friday, May 18th

8:00 a.m.
-8:45 a.m.

Breakfast (SSB MarketPlace)

8:45 a.m.
-10:15 a.m.

Session 4A (SSB N105)

Information Literacy by Design: Librarians and E-Learning

Cory Laverty (Queen's University)

Convenor: Kristin Hoffmann (University of Western Ontario)

Session 4B (SSB N106)

Understanding International Student's Information Research Behaviour

Patrick R. Labelle (Concordia University)

Librarians' Understanding of First Generation Students Concerns and Needs

Karina Douglas (University of Western Ontario)

Convenor: John Dupuis (York University)

Session 4C (SSB N107)

RefWorks: Challenges and Opportunities Teaching Users to "Cite it Right"

Cecile Farnum (Ryerson University), Dana Thomas (Ryerson University)

Student-Driven TURNITIN as a Teaching-Learning Tool

Sue Coffey (York University), Charles Anyinam (York University), Mary Ellen Nicholson, Eva Peisachovich, Deb Wood (York University)

Convenor: Lisa Dauvin (University of Toronto)

Session 4D (SSB N108)

Information Literacy Competencies Integrated within a Nursing Curricula

Karen Halliday (Georgian College), Nina Koniuch (Georgian College)

Teaching Information Literacy Skills During Nursing Student Clinical Practicums

Rian Misfeldt (SIAST)

Convenor: Dwight Ian Glass (University of Western Ontario)

10:15 a.m.
-10:30 a.m.

Coffee Break

10:30 a.m.
-12:00 p.m.

Session 5A (SSB N105)

Practice Makes Perfect: Applying and Adapting Best Practices in Information Literacy

Sheril Hook (University of Toronto at Mississauga), Esther Atkinson (University of Toronto at Mississauga), Andrew Nicholson (University of Toronto at Mississauga)

Convenor: Mary Kandiuk (York University)

Session 5B (SSB N106)

Courseware and Collaboration: Teaming Up with Instruction Technology Liaisons

Jackie Stapleton (University of Waterloo), Anne Fullerton (University of Waterloo), Katherine Lithgow (University of Waterloo)

Create, Then Integrate: Teaching Undergraduate Research Skills Using WebCT

Heather Matheson (Carleton University), Sarah Fedko (Carleton University)

Convenor: Zita Murphy (Ryerson University)

Session 5C (SSB N107)

Sharing the Wealth: Online Repositories for Information Literacy and CORIL

Tom Adam (University of Western Ontario), Charlotte Innerd (Nipissing University)

A Journal Whose Time Has Come: Communications in Information Literacy (CIL)

Christopher Hollister (University at Buffalo), Stewart Brower (University at Buffalo)

Convenor: Loreli Harris (University of Western Ontario)

Session 5D (SSB N108)

Critical Inquiry: Students' Perception of the Relevance of Information Literacy

M.J. D'Elia (University of Guelph), Robin Bergart (University of Guelph)

Convenor: Rachel Chan (University of Western Ontario)

12:00 p.m.
-1:00 p.m.

Buffet Lunch (SSB MarketPlace)

1:00 p.m.
-2:30 p.m.

Plenary: Fay Durrant (SSB W141)

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