Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Special Collections Seminar Room
The Colloquium provides a forum for the library faculty and staff to share their research and service to the profession and Stony Brook community.
Please join us Thursday 11/16 at 1pm in the Special Collections Seminar Room for the following presentations:
Baseline assessment: Understanding WISE freshman students’ information literacy skills in a one-shot library session: Presented by Clara Tran
Objectives: To understand Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) freshman students’ information literacy skills, the authors surveyed students with a pre- and post-test in a one-shot library session in the fall of 2016 at Stony Brook University. The presentation will discuss some of the findings and areas for improvement in a one-shot library session setting.
Destroy libraries and make books out of metal! The Italian Futurists in Word and Deed: Presented by Chris Filstrup
In 1909 Filippo Marinetti wrote a call to action to modernize Italy by destroying its cultural institutions, including libraries. Marinetti and his many followers, known as Futurists, embraced industrial technologies, used anti-feminist rhetoric, and glorified war. This talk will situate them in the history of libraries and books.
Bookings are closed for this event.
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