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Library Teaching Conferences

ACRL Immersion Program
This program "provides instruction librarians with the opportunity to work intensively for four-and-a-half days on all aspects of information literacy."

DCL attendees:

  • Program track: Laura Braunstein, Laura Barrett, Karen Odato
  • Teacher track: Noah Lowenstein, Pamela Bagley, Laura Barrett, Jane Quigley, Bill Fontaine, Amy Witzel
  • Intentional teacher track: Jane Quigley
  • Assessment track: Laura Barrett

LOEX: Library Orientation Exchange 
LOEX "has grown from a lending repository of library instruction materials and host of an annual conference on the subject to an internationally known organization that serves as a conduit for those working in the field."

DCL attendees: Pamela Bagley, Noah Lowenstein, Ann Perbohner

NELIG: New England Library Instruction Group
NELIG "sponsors quarterly meetings and an annual program, all of which provide a forum to showcase the innovations, talents, and lessons learned of librarians in New England and to discuss nation-wide trends in library instruction."

DCL attendees: Ann Perbohner, Pamela Bagley, Laura Braunstein, Laura Barrett

WILU: Workshop for Instruction in Library Use  
WILU "is an annual Canadian conference where delegates meet to discuss timely topics related to information literacy."

DCL attendees: Karen Odato, Heather Blunt, Amy Witzel, Laura Barrett

Other conferences and workshops

"EDUCAUSE is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology."

DCL attendees: Ridie Ghezzi, Laura Barrett, Susan Simon

EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI)
ELI " is a community of higher education institutions and organizations committed to advancing learning through information technology (IT) innovation."

DCL attendees: Susan Simon, Laura Braunstein

Lilly Conference on College and University Teaching
Lilly conferences promote "excellence in college and university teaching and learning."

DCL attendees: Laura Braunstein

New England Faculty Development Consortium (NEFDC)
NEFDC is "dedicated to enhancing the professional development of faculty and administrators committed to excellence in teaching and learning."

DCL attendees: Noah Lowenstein, Laura Braunstein, Sarah Scully, Pamela Bagley, Laura Barrett, Cindy Tobery (DCAL)

Northeast Regional Computing Program (NERCOMP)
NERCOMP is a regional affiliate of EDUCAUSE.

DCL attendees: Laura Braunstein, Laura Barrett, Susan Simon, Jay Satterfield, John Cocklin, Sarah Scully, Ridie Ghezzi, Helmut Baer

Simmons Graduate School of Library and Information Science-Continuing Education
This program program offers more than 70 workshops a year in several different formats: half-day or full-day, on-site or remote, and fully asynchronous online workshops.

DCL attendees: N/A

Library conferences with teaching components

"The premier library technology conference in Canada"

DCL attendees: Amy Witzel, David Seaman

American Library Association (ALA)
A national organization that offers two conferences annually that address issues pertinent to a broad range of libraries.

DCL attendees:

Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL)
ACRL is "a division of the American Library Association, is a professional association of academic librarians and other interested individuals."

DCL attendees: Laura Braunstein, Laura Barrett, Ridie Ghezzi, Pamela Bagley, Fran Oscadal, Amy Witzel

Columbia Reference Symposium
The Columbia University Libraries Reference Symposia seek to bring together reference librarians, heads of reference departments, and public service managers from large research libraries in the Northeast to share ideas, concerns and plans about reference services

DCL attendees: Laura Braunstein

New England Archivists
"New England Archivists is a regional organization of people who organize, describe, preserve, and provide access to historical records in a variety of formats."

DCL attendees: Peter Carini, Josh Lascell, Jay Satterfield

October Conference
A regional conference for New England Academic Librarians, sponsored by the Dartmouth Biomedical Libraries.

Organizers: Biomedical librarians

Rare Books and Manuscripts Section of ACRL (RBMS)
"RBMS strives to represent and promote the interests of librarians who work with rare books, manuscripts, and other types of special collections."

DCL attendees: Jay Satterfield

Discipline-specific conferences with teaching components

Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC)
CCCC "supports and promotes the teaching and study of college composition and communication."

DCL attendees: Laura Braunstein

Modern Language Association (MLA)
The MLA "provides opportunities for its members to share their scholarly findings and teaching experiences with colleagues and to discuss trends in the academy."

DCL attendees: Laura Braunstein

Music Library Association
"MLA is the professional organization in the United States devoted to music librarianship and all aspects of music materials in libraries."

DCL attendees: Pat Fisken

New England Chapter of the Music Library Assocation (NEMLA)
Regional chapter of the national organization.

DCL attendees: Pat Fisken

New Media Consortium (NMC)
NMC "is an international not-for-profit consortium of learning-focused organizations dedicated to the exploration and use of new media and new technologies."

DCL attendees: Sarah Scully, Helmut Baer, Susan Simon, Jeremy Seidling