SILC October Community Conversation: Information Literacy ToolKit with Guest Speaker, Sarah Brandt

Please join the SUNYLA Information Literacy Committee’s monthly Community Conversation on Friday, October 22 at 1PM. We will be joined by Sarah Brandt from the University of Texas at Austin who will be discussing her Information Literacy Toolkit. Please email for the Zoom link.

Webinar for Video Creation and Editing

Looking to change up your videos for Information Literacy classes? Want to create a video for your Library but don’t know where to start? Check out We Here’s recorded webinar, Video Creation and Editing for Instruction in Libraries.


Image retrieved from We Here, to learn more about the pre-recorded event or We Here‘s Community School please click HERE.

*Please note: This webinar was pre-recorded and has a registration fee. For more information, please go to We Here’s registration page.

SILC Antiracist Workshop Part 1: The Spread of Disinformation and Implicit Bias

Did you miss our first antiracist workshop? SILC has got you covered! Recording of our first workshop along with resources can be found below. Our next antiracist workshop will be on Thursday April 15th at 2PM, please contact us for the Zoom link.

Click HERE for additional resources.


Proposed SUNY General Education Framework Survey

“The SUNY Office of the Provost has designed this cross-sectional survey to gather feedback from university stakeholders regarding the proposed SUNY General Education Framework developed by the General Education Advisory Committee (GEAC). The results of the survey will help to inform final recommendations for revising SUNY General Education policy.”

Please click HERE to read through the propsoed General Education framework:  (Please note, page 19 addresses Information Literacy)

We encourage you to share your feedback via the SUNY General Education Framework Survey by clicking HERE

Call for Posters: SUNYLA 2021

SUNYLA 2021: From Seeds to Services: Growing the New Academic Library will be held virtually hosted by SUNY Delhi from June 16-18, 2021. Deadline to submit: Friday, April 23, 2021

The Planning Committee for the SUNY Librarians Association annual conference is accepting proposals for pre-conference workshops, lightning talks, and breakout session presentations in the following tracks:

        • Accessibility
        • Archives and Special Collections
        • Cataloging and Technical Services
        • Collection Development
        • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion
        • Leadership and Management
        • Open Educational Resources or Other Textbook Affordability Efforts
        • Outreach and Marketing
        • Professional Development
        • Public Services and Interlibrary Loan
        • Reference and Instruction
        • Scholarly Communication
        • Systems and Technology

The proposal form will allow you to assign more than one track to your presentation. If you are not sure which track your presentation fits into, there is an option to suggest a track.

All sessions will be presented virtually via Zoom. Presenters will be responsible for ensuring they have adequate technology to support presenting online (e.g., internet connection, device, webcam, microphone).

If proposing multiple sessions, submit a separate form for each one. A separate call for poster session proposals will be sent in March.

Please submit your proposals here: Call for Poster Session Proposals

Poster proposals are welcome from librarians or library staff from both SUNY and non-SUNY affiliated institutions. Library students are also encouraged to submit poster proposals.