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Join us at the LIRT Summit!

The LIRT Summit is a virtual, one-day conference focused on topics related to library and information literacy instruction in academic, public, school or special libraries. Attendees will interact with other library instruction enthusiasts and learn from one another in a collaborative, intimate, low-stress environment.  All with an interest in library instruction and information literacy are welcome to attend and apply to present.  You do not have to be a member of TLA or LIRT.

This year’s summit will take place:

Friday, October 14 via Zoom. 8:45 a.m – 4:10 pm

Keynote speaker: Dr. Shanna Peeples. More information here.

Cost: $30.00 for members and $40.00 for non-members.



The Library Instruction Round Table (LIRT) provides a forum for discussion of activities, programs and problems of instruction in the use of libraries or information literacy; to contribute to the education and training of librarians for library instruction; to promote instruction in the use of libraries as an essential library service; and to serve as a channel of communication on instruction in the use of libraries.

LIRT Award applications are open now :
Devin Zimmerman Conference Stipend
Library Instruction Project of the Year Award
Outstanding Service in Library Instruction Award


LIRT Officers 2022-2023

Kelly Hoppe
West Texas A&M University
Box 60748
Canyon, TX 79016

Lorely Ambriz
El Paso Community College
Northwest Campus
6701 S. Desert Blvd.
El Paso, TX 79932

Ashley Crane
Past Chair
Sam Houston State University
Box 2179
Huntsville, TX 77341

Laurie Bruns
Frendship ISD
501 7th Street
Wolfforth, TX 79382

Joshua Wallace
Dick Smith Library
Tarleton State University
1333 W. Washington
Stephenville, TX 76402

Howard Marks
Alternate Councilor
Midlland College
3600 N. Garfield
Middland, TX 79705

Lorely Ambriz
El Paso Community College
Northwest Campus
6701 S. Desert Blvd.
El Paso, TX 79932

Awards Committee:

Kelly Hoppe
Joshua Salmans
Joshua Wallace



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