Save the date for the Fall CATLA Conference!
When: Friday, October 13, 2017
Where: Concordia University Chicago
Theme: Special Collections and Early Modern Religious Artifacts
For our fall meeting, Jeff Leininger will be sharing about the Reformation Exhibit at CUC. Keep an eye out for more information here on the CATLA website.
Congratulations to Evan Kuehn at TIU, the winner of the CATLA scholarship to attend the ATLA conference in Atlanta this summer!
CATLA Spring Conference
Friday, April 21st
Location: Moody Bible Institute
“Creating a Culture of Assessment”
“The role, purpose, and value of academic library assessment must be ‘anchored’ in an organization’s purpose.” –Joseph Matthews inLibrary Assessment in Higher Education (2007)
Our speaker will be Dr. Terry Huttenlock, Associate Professor of Library Science at Wheaton College. Dr. Huttenlock will be speaking about assessment, encouraging us to think holistically about library assessment. She will offer strategies for making effective assessment part of our library’s culture, something that we embrace as part of a typical workday, and that can help inform ongoing reflection and efforts aimed at improving our users’ learning experience.
9:30am – 10:00am Registration and refreshments
10:00am – 10:30am Business meeting/Elections
10:30am – 12:00pm Keynote speaker: Dr. Terry Huttenlock
Theme: Creating a Culture of Assessment
12:00pm – 1:30pm Lunch at Moody Commons
1:30pm – 2:30pm Roundtable discussions
2:30pm – 3:00pm Library Tour
Parking and Hotel suggestions: TBA.
Please RSVP to Bethany Goodwin at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 10th. We hope you can make it and tell your colleagues at your library about our conference.
Click to download the CATLA 2017 ATLA Scholarship Application to attend the ATLA Conference in Atlanta, GA.
CATLA Fall Conference
Friday, November 4th
Location: University of Saint Mary of the Lake, Mundelein, IL
Theme: Information Literacy in Theological Education:
Using the ACRL Framework for a More Integrative Approach
Our speaker will be Kate Ganski, Interim Assistant Director of Libraries for User Services at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, who will be discussing how to improve pedagogical practices for information literacy in theological education.
9:30am Registration and refreshments
10:00am Business meeting
10:15am Keynote speaker: Kate Ganski, Interim Assistant Director of Libraries for User Services, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee — “Information Literacy in Theological Education: Using the Framework for a more integrative approach.”
11:45am Lunch off campus
1:00pm Kate Ganski continued
2:15pm Library Tour
There are a limited number of guest rooms on Saint Mary’s campus. To check availability, call 847-566-8290 and mention the CATLA meeting. The rate is $58(+ tax) for a single and $48 (+ tax) per person for a double per night.
Hotel options near USML include the Candlewood Suites Chicago/Libertyville. and the Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-Libertyville, both just north of Saint Mary on 45/N Lake St.
Please RSVP to Bethany Goodwin at email@example.com. We hope you can make it and tell your colleagues at your library about our conference, especially those working with library instruction.
Access the presentation by Jenny Schmidtdiscovery_overview2016_schmidt from CATLA’s Spring 2016 meeting.
Click to download the CATLA 2016 ATLA Scholarship Application to attend the ATLA Conference in Long Beach, CA.