Welcome to the Metronet Information Literacy Initiative (MILI), a school-year long professional development course designed to strengthen your information literacy skills and support your work in teaching the research process.

Introductory Session Agendas

MILI Introduction

What is MILI?

Introduction to MILI presentation

Creating Strong Passwords

Ultimate Guide to Creating Strong Passwords


Where you will write your blog and collaborate with the other participants in your MILI session

Assignments (for August)

  1. Create an account on the MILI Ning and upload a picture of yourself.
  2. Write your first two blog posts.
    1. The first post should introduce yourself and what you hope to get out of this course.
    2. The second post should be a reflection of your thoughts on the research process, and any upcoming projects you are planning for this year.


Academic Librarians Panel

Panelists from local colleges/universities, will be joining us to speak on information literacy and first-year student expectations. This is a fun and informational session, so please come with your questions. A big thank you to our panelists on both days for their time and expertise.

This year we welcome at the Elk River Intro:

Trent Brager, University of St. Thomas

Marcus Seraphine, Dunwoody College of Technology

Rhonda Huisman, St. Cloud State University

This year we welcome at the Minneapolis Intro:

Anne Rojas, Walden University

Jenny Turner, Minnesota State – Mankato

Claudia Peterson, Carleton College

Michelle Filkins, Metro State University

Cindy Gruwell, St. Cloud State University

Marcus Seraphine, Dunwoody College of Technology

Academic Librarian Panel Questions