LSU Center for Computation & Technology Theater- April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018

10:00 a.m.

LSU Center for Computation & Technology Theater

The presentation will also be live streamed

The School of Library & Information Science is pleased to host Trudi Jacobson (MLS, MA) and Thomas P. Mackey (Ph.D.) as speakers in the College of Human Sciences and Education Quality of Life lecture series. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required at

Jacobson and Mackey will discuss the role of metaliteracy in teaching and learning in a post-truth world, and explain how we can become more ethical and responsible consumers and producers of information in our daily lives.

Trudi Jacobson is Distinguished Librarian and Head of the Information Literacy Department at the University at Albany, SUNY. She co-chaired the Association of College & Research Libraries Task Force that created the Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education and is a member of the Editorial Board of Communications in Information Literacy.

Dr. Thomas P. Mackey is Professor of Humanities and The Arts in the Department of Literature, Communication and Cultural Studies at SUNY Empire State College. He is a member of the editorial team for Open Praxis, the open access peer-reviewed academic journal about open, distance and flexible education published by the International Council for Open and Distance Education (ICDE), and is a member of the Advisory Board for Progressio: South African Journal for Open and Distance Learning Practice. Jacobson and Mackey developed the innovative metaliteracy model which was first proposed in “Reframing Information Literacy as Metaliteracy” (C & RL, 2011).

Learn more and register at

Parking information: There will be limited free public parking for non-LSU attendees at the Center for Computational Technology. If you have a LSU parking tag, please park in the permitted spaces. Additional hourly paid public parking is available at the Barnes & Nobel on campus.

Streaming video information: The lecture will be streamed on the Viewme platform ( which is available for computers, tablets, and phones.  Viewme works best through downloading and installing its client software (available for Windows, Mac OS, Andriod, and Linux). See download instructions (alternatively, the app can be downloaded through the Apple store or Google Play).

When you are ready to join the lecture, open the ViewMe Client App. Use the following Meeting ID: LSUCCTConference

Please note you may be required to enter the Room ID (LSUCCTConference) again.

The streaming service may ask for permission to access your microphone and/or web camera. Please grant it access (even though we will not be using it).  Once you are connected, you will be able to communicate with Dr. Benoit via the chat feature.

If you are having difficulty connecting, please email