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PA Forward Information Literacy Summit — registration now open!

May 21, 2015

The 2015 PA Forward Information Literacy Summit Planning Committee is pleased to announce that registration for our July 29, 2015 Summit – “Framing the Value of Information Literacy” – is now open at

You do not need to be a member of PaLA to register and attend!
ACT 48 credits will be available for those who need them.

The event will be held at the Paterno Library, Penn State University, State College, PA and our two keynote presentations are:

ACRL Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education: “Understanding the ACRL Framework for Student Learning” Chair, ACRL Student Learning and Information Literacy Committee presented by Merinda Kaye Hensley Instructional Services Librarian, Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


PA Model Curriculum: “Making the Model Curriculum Work for You: It’s Not Just for the Runway Models,” presented by Allison Burrell Vice President, PA School Librarians Association District Librarian and Media Specialist, Southern Columbia Area School District and Cathi Fuhrman Hempfield School District Library Department Supervisor

Our thirteen breakout sessions have also been finalized, and you can find full details on the registration site under Breakout Session Descriptions & Presenter Information.

If you would like to book a room at the Nittany Lion Inn, we have secured a discounted Summit rate. Reservations must be made by June 28, 2015. More information about the program, hotel discount code, and parking at Penn State are available on the reservation website under Program Details, Description, Parking, & Hotel Information: Registration will remain open through July 29, or until capacity is reached.  Please visit for more information!

This project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor, through the College and  Research Division ( of PaLA. Show your appreciation by  becoming a member of PaLA! And if you are a member – thank you!

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