Information & Democracy: Education, Access, Libraries, and Society (ID:EALS) Symposium
Free Virtual Event
April 12–13, 2023
All sessions in the afternoon, Eastern Time
The inaugural Information & Democracy: Education, Access, Libraries, and Society (ID:EALS) symposium is hosted by the Institute for Information Literacy at Purdue. This two-day event with in-person and online options to attend will showcase research talks from notable information literacy and disciplinary researchers whose scholarship investigates the role of information literacy in addressing information challenges facing society.
Keynote speaker Mike Caulfield from the University of Washington will share insights gathered from a “citizen fact checking” model suited to today’s social internet environment.
Keynote speaker Nicole Cooke from the University of South Carolina will discuss disinformation and the literacy landscape.
The event will also feature panels showcasing the accomplishments and projects of the Institute for Information Literacy at Purdue in its first year and invite attendees to get involved in the work of the Institute.
Director of the Institute for Information Literacy at Purdue