Saturday, April 17, 2010

New England Library Instruction Group Annual Progam: New Haven, CT

The New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) is pleased to announce its annual program, which will be held Friday, June 4th, 2010 at Yale University's West Campus in Orange, CT. This year's program, "Meeting Digital Natives Where They Are: New Standards for the New Student," will explore the ways that librarians are rethinking information literacy instruction in light of today's student expectations, behaviors, and emerging technologies.
This year's program features a keynote presentation by John Palfrey, co-author of Born Digital: Understanding the First Generation of Digital Natives. John Palfrey is Henry N. Ess III Professor of Law and Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources at Harvard Law School. He is a faculty co-director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.
Program details are at:

The registration fee is $35 for ACRL/NEC members, $40 for non-members, and $30 for students. Register early as seats are limited. The registration form is at:

Lodging information can be found at:

Additionally, Yale University Libraries invites attendees to visit New Haven for several events on afternoon of June 3rd. Details about library tours, a lecture and reception are at:

Check the NELIG wiki ( for carpooling opportunities.

The New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) is the instruction interest group of the New England Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).