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Zar Symposium Registration Now Open

The John Crerar Library of the University of Chicago is pleased to announce that online registration for the 2nd biennial Kathleen A. Zar Symposium We’re Teaching, But How Do We Know If They’re Learning? is now open. The program is tentatively scheduled to from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm on Friday, June 3, 2011. Registration cost is $70 and includes continental breakfast, lunch buffet and conference materials.

We are thrilled to announce the keynote speaker for the symposium will be Megan Oakleaf. Megan is an Assistant Professor in the iSchool at Syracuse University where she teaches “Reference and Information Literacy Services” and “Planning, Marketing, and Assessing Library Services.” Her research interests include outcomes assessment, evidence-based decision making, information literacy instruction, information services, and digital librarianship. She is on the faculty of the ACRL Institute for Information Literacy Immersion Program.

The schedule of contributed presentations is being finalized and a list of speakers and presentation titles will be available on the symposium site no later than May 5, 2011.

For a link to the registration form, a list of presentations (forthcoming), hotel information, and transportation options, please visit the symposium website:

http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/crerar/kaz2011.html

Attendance for this event is limited, so register soon! Registration closes on Friday, May 20, 2011.

Andrea Twiss-Brooks
Co-Director, Science Libraries Division
John Crerar Library, University of Chicago
5730 S. Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637-1402

Crerar Science News: http://news.lib.uchicago.edu/science/

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