ACRL DVC Fall Program Lightning Round: Call for Presenters

Have you developed a new campus partnership, program, or resource that addresses news literacy? The ACRL Delaware Valley Chapter is now accepting lightning round proposals for its Fall program: Fact, False, or Just Flawed.
The program will be held on Friday, November 17, 2017 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. (Fall program information available here)

The Lightning Round

Excited about a simple but powerful technique that you want to share with interested colleagues? Ready to report on a news literacy initiative? Submit a lightning round proposal and tell us about it. Topics may include…

  • Statistics in reporting
  • Scientific studies in the news
  • Bias in the news
  • Evaluating non-textual information (photos, video, infographics)
  • Government sources
  • Filter bubbles

There is no slide limit, but the round cannot exceed 10 minutes, so practice, practice, practice!

Submit your proposal online:

Submission Deadline: October 20, 2017
Notification of acceptance by: October 30, 2017

Questions? Email Nancy Bellafante at


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