Wednesday April 24
8:30 Welcome - Ron Berry, NYU Library Director
8:40 Keynote - ( Introduced by Meggan Houlihan, NYUAD Library)
9:30 Teaching and Assessing for Information Literacy Learning. Reconsidering support through the lens of faculty practice.
Ms. Alanna Ross
10:20 Break & Poster: International Literacy Day 2018.
Miss Jana BouKarroum, Erwin Ojaldon, Richelle Ong Borja
10:40 ProQuest Vision to Enhance your research experiance.
Tawhid Alsharif, ProQuest
11:00 Use of URL as a quick guide to Authority.
Muneer Abu Baker
11:10 Introduction to teaching excellence for Information Literacy.
Mrs. Samantha Miles
1:00 ILN History and Mission.
Dr. Mary Sengati-Zimba
1:10 Information Literacy at Schools in Abu Dhabi.
Mireille El Najjar
1:30 Paths to Reference.
Ahmad Inchassi, Oxford University Press
2:00 Assessing Information Literacy through Annotated Corrections.
Vanessa Lawrence & Maurice Hines
2:20 Adapting to changing research environment: The changing role of librarians in the research and ranking intensive era.
Saide Sak, Elsevier
2:55 Write here, write now: Library, writing program, and writing center collaborations.
Meggan Houlihan, Christine Furno, Rhonda Stricklett
3:45 Wrap - UP.
6:00 Sponsored dinner at LARTE restaurant, Abu Dhabi
Thursday April 25
Shaikha Al Mehairi
9:30 Expanding Instruction Opportunities for Data and Digital Literacies in a Gulf Library.
Taylor Hixson, Beth Russell, Lonya Humphrey
10:20 Break & Poster: Living Libraries
10:40 Intermediate school librarian information literacy readiness in Kuwait.
11:10 Using Concept Mapping in Information Literacy (IL) Skills Sessions.
Ms. Abigail Cruz
1:00 Critical self-reflection as an Assessment Tool: Exploring Student Dispositions Using the ACRL Framework.
Christine Furno & Rhonda Stricklett
1:50 Connecting information literacy to islamic traditions.
2:20 Journey to UAE centennial 2071: Role of learning commons as incubators for AI generation.
Dr. Maryam Al Ali & Ms. Ranjini Syam
2:40 Sustainable Libraries in the UAE.
Melanie Wood and Mohammad Mazin
3:00 Information Literacy: Why isn't it a Household Name?
3:50 Wrap - UP.
Please note that the schedule or timing are subject to change