Fostering Student Research & Information Literacy Skills for Teachers, Secondary School Librarians and College Librarians
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
8:30 am to 2:30 pm

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Erie 1 BOCES Educational Center


The Erie 1 BOCES, Orleans/ Niagara BOCES School Library Systems & WNYLRC would like to invite you to attend a Professional Development learning opportunity:

There will be 5.5 hours of CTLE hours available from WNYLRC

Librarians from academic, school and public libraries will introduce attendees to methods which will help their students understand the research process. Based on writing assignments submitted beforehand by attendees, the presenters will proceed to model tools and skills teachers can utilize with their librarians that would introduce students to the research process and increase their information literacy skills. This will include helping students create questions to narrow and refine research topics, navigating a variety of information systems and introducing advanced search techniques for efficiency and best results.  Participants will also explore ways to assist students in critically evaluating open-web and library sources for quality and relevance to their topic.

Please bring a fully charged internet ready device with you.

There will not be any to borrow.

***Substitute reimbursement will not be provided.***

*** There is NO cost to attend, lunch will be provided on location.***



Erie 1 BOCES Educational Center

355 Harlem Rd. West Seneca

Rooms B2A & B2B



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Molly Maloney, Maria Lowe, David Lewis, Andrew Johnston
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Intersect 2019: The Global Library - Early Bird Registration

On behalf of the Western New York Library Resources Council, we here at Intersect would like to thank everybody who made Intersect 2018: Where Ideas and People Meet! a success! Now we are ready for round two!

This year, our theme is The Global Library. We have a number of great sessions planned, with topics including international copyright, library jargon, universal design, and extended reality!

The purpose of INTERSECT is to facilitate a culture of co-learning among librarians and other interested professionals in the region by bringing people together to network and share ideas in an interactive, engaging, informal setting where participants determine the content.

Activities, including workshops and tours, will be held after lunch time. 

Early Bird Registration price is $35, so register now! After the early bird period ends on August 31, registration will go up to $45. 

Student Admission is $15. Students may call Pat Klaybor at 716-633-0705 to register and receive the student price.

A light breakfast, buffet lunch, tour, and snack are included.

Please fill out our form to select your preferred tour/activity and inform us of any dietary restrictions once you've registered:

Spaces for each session and lunch activities are limited -- so sign up soon!

If you need disability accommodations, please email Caitlin at

There is $5/day valet parking only for guests of our Unconference at the Hilton Garden Inn. The valet parking is not included in the price and it is optional.