2018 VLACRL Spring Program

postcard with flowers, Register NOW for VLACRL Spring Program, Critical Librarianship in Higher Education, April 12, 2018 at Swem Library William and Mary, Registration open

Registration: https://www.vla.org/vlacrl-spring-program-2018  Deadline - April 1st.

Information Sheet

Keeping Up With...Critical Librarianship - from the ALA website

Critical Librarianship in Higher Education
Thursday, April 12, 2019     9:30am – 3:30pm
William & Mary, Swem Library, Williamsburg, VA

Highlights of the program, Critical Librarianship in Higher Education, will include:

  • Keynote speaker,  Eamon Tewell of the Long Island University Brooklyn.

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Eamon Tewell is Reference & Instruction Librarian at Long Island University Brooklyn, where he supports the teaching and learning activities of the campus community. He received his MLIS from Drexel University and his MA in Media Studies from LIU Brooklyn.

Eamon has published and presented on the topics of critical information literacy, popular media and active learning in library instruction, and televisual representations of libraries.

9:30 to 10:15
 – Registration, Light Refreshments, Networking
10:15 - 10:30 – VLACRL Business Meeting
10:30 to 12:00 – Keynote Speaker: Eamon Tewell

12:00 to 1:00 – Lunch (provided); Networking

1:15 to 2:00 – Affinity Groups (choose one):

      • Instruction and informaion literacy
      • Tech services and cataloging
      • Collection development
      • Library technology and systems
      • Hiring and management

2:15 to 3:00 – Share Takeaways from Affinity Group Discussions

3:00 - 3:30 – Tour of Swem Library

Costs and Directions

VLACRL or ACRL member rate:  $35

  • Registration fees include morning refreshments and lunch.  Options will be offered for special dietary considerations. 

Directions and Parking ($5/day)

From the South or East: From I-64, take Exit 242A, Route 199 West (towards
Williamsburg/Jamestown). Travel approximately 5 miles on Route 199 to the 4th traffic
light(Jamestown Road). Turn right onto Jamestown Road.

From the North or West: From I-64, take Exit 234, Route 199 East (Lightfoot). Travel
approximately 8 miles on Route 199 to the 2nd traffic light (Jamestown Road). Turn left onto
Jamestown Road.

Once on Jamestown Road: Go past the traffic light at Walsingham Academy and past the small
lake (Lake Matoaka). At the painted crosswalk across Jamestown Road, turn left onto Ukrop Way.
This puts you on the William & Mary campus.

Once on the William & Mary campus, travel .25 miles to the parking deck (201 Ukrop Way,
Williamsburg, VA). Park, then obtain a $5 visitor parking pass from Parking & Transportation
Services (1st Floor, attached to parking deck), and place the pass in your windshield.

Questions?  Contact any of the current VLACRL officers: