Call for Proposals
Georgia Conference on Information Literacy
Coastal Georgia Center, Savannah, GA
October 5-6, 2007
Information literacy is defined as the ability to know when there is a need for information, to be able to identify, locate, evaluate, and effectively use that information for the issue or problem at hand. The Georgia Conference on Information Literacy strives to promote greater understanding of information literacy among librarians, educators, and students, bringing together an international assortment of educators, librarians, and media specialists from K-12 schools and universities representing a variety of disciplines. This year’s conference will be kicked off with a pre-conference panel including James Neal, Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian, Columbia University; Robert Stein, Research Director, Institute for the Future of the Book; and Siva Vaidhyanathan, Assistant Professor of Culture and Communication, New York University. Keith Curry Lance, Director of Library Research Service, Colorado State Library, Denver Department of Education will be the keynote speaker at the Conference.