Friday, November 20, 2009

Reminder to Register: STEM Information Literacy Program 12/4

Following is a reminder to sign up for the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) information literacy program, in person at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), or for free, through Second Life. Please note that the program is co-sponsored by the Science and Engineering Libraries section of the California ACRL Chapter, and by LILi (Lifelong Information Literacy)

Esther Grassian
UCLA College Library

Don't forget to register for the SEAL/LILi Winter Program, Getting to the Root of STEM Education, Friday, December 4, 2009, at California State University - Northridge (CSUN)! Registrations will be accepted through Friday, Nov.20 and the day of the program. Looking forward to seeing all of you!


* 9:30am Check in with continental breakfast
* 10:00am STEM education: why is it important to librarians? Mitchell Brown, Research Librarian for Chemistry and Earth System Sciences, UC Irvine
* 10:30am Local, State and National STEM Education Policy, Dr. James L. Gentilucci, School of Education, Cal Poly State University San Luis Obispo
* 11:20am Break
* 11:30am Information Literacy for Science Educators, Karin Griffin, Education Librarian and Hema Ramachandran, Engineering Librarian, CSU Long Beach
* 12:00pm Lunch
* 1:00pm Science Education in Action: Learn by Doing Lab, Dr. Ed Himelblau, Biological Sciences, Cal Poly State University San Luis Obispo
* 1:30pm Scientist and Librarian STEM Education Collaborations, Melanie Sellar, Education Services and Reference Librarian. Marymount College

Cost: $20/SEAL Member, $30/Non-SEAL Member, $15/Student

Return the registration form with payment to by November 20th. You can also join us for free via Second Life (3D virtual world). The virtual registration form is at

Verify your real life registration and view a list of registrants at the SEALS website:

Real life questions? Contact Jeanine Scaramozzino, Program Chair, at

Second life questions? Contact Esther Grassian at

Mitchell C. Brown, MLIS
Research Librarian for Chemistry, Earth System Science and Russian Studies Unit Head, Science Reference Department University of California Irvine Libraries 230 Science Library P.O. Box 19557, Irvine, CA 92623-9557 ZOT Code 8200-40
Phone: 949-824-9732 Fax: 949-824-2059

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