The presentation is prepped: slides, transitions, notes, handouts, terrible canned jokes, all ready to go. The suitcases are packed, the mix tape (uhh...playlist) has been carefully compiled to best facilitate car-dancing, librarian-professional outfits are chosen. We’re off to the Missouri Library Association conference 2013!

Friday morning. 8 a.m. We'll be the ones downing coffee at a continuous steady clip. Join us in Alpine 1 for our exciting! innovative! stellar! presentation about the project we've been working so hard on...and talking about non-stop.

Here's what [the conference program says] we'll be talking about:

Starting From Scratch: A New Recipe for Integrating Outcomes-Based Information Literacy into College Gen-Eds

What do you do when your institution completely revamps their general education curriculum and gives your library the opportunity to be involved? You get excited about creating a brand new, cutting edge information literacy component that will be taught to every student on campus! Using the framework of an Assessment Design Cycle, we’ll discuss how our task force moved through the design process, from beginning with our outcome goals to creating a set of modular lesson plans that include innovative classroom techniques, learning technologies, and online components. Get a behind the scenes look at how we managed the project, what tools we used, and how we turned big picture outcomes into a functioning, institutionally-integrated program. With a focus on combining learning activities and assessment, learn how to create a seamlessly interactive experience for your students.