Events Archive

ACRL/NY Events Archive

  • Save the Date: ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group Meeting – Friday, April 7, 2017 04/04/2017 Friday April 7, 2017 | 9:30am-10:45am | Mercy College, Manhattan Campus Mobile UX: Best Practices in Web Design and Content Management Professor Valerie Forrestal, Web Services Librarian at the College of Staten Island, CUNY, will lead a lively discussion about usability issues for mobile web site development. She will discuss various aspects of usability such as consistency, ...
  • Mobile UX: Best Practices in Web Design and Content Management – ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group Meeting 04/03/2017 Save the Date: ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group Meeting Friday April 7, 2017 | 9:30am-10:45am | Mercy College, Manhattan Campus Mobile UX: Best Practices in Web Design and Content Management Professor Valerie Forrestal, Web Services Librarian at the College of Staten Island, CUNY, will lead a lively discussion about usability issues for mobile web site development. She ...
  • ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group Greater NYC Meetup — March 31, 2017, 3-5pm — Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus 03/27/2017 ****Please excuse cross posting**** ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group Greater NYC Meetup Assessment for Marketing & Outreach Activities Spring 2017 meeting Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, room 603 Fri March 31, 2017- 3pm-5pm When: Friday March 31, 2017, 3:00pm-5:00pm Where: Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, 3 East 43rd Street, 6th floor, room 603, New York, NY (2 minute walk from Grand Central ...
  • Mobile UX: Best Practices in Web Design and Content Management — April 7, 2017 — Mercy College, NY 03/07/2017 *****Please excuse our cross-postings***** Save the Date: ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group Meeting Mobile UX: Best Practices in Web Design and Content Management Professor Valerie Forrestal, Web Services Librarian at the College of Staten Island, CUNY, will lead a lively discussion about usability issues for mobile web site development. She will discuss various aspects of usability such ...
  • ACRL/NY Webcast – Essentials of Usability Design for Library Research Guides – 3/8/17 03/06/2017 ACRL/NY Webcast Upcoming ACRL/NY Webcast Essentials of Usability Design for Library Research Guides will be held on two locations at CUNY and SUNY on March 8, 2017 at 2 PM (EST) Please RSVP to any of these locations to attend : CUNY Hostos Community College Library (For RSVP and contact details : Haruko Yamauchi at hyamauchi@hostos.cuny.edu) SUNY Purchase College ...
  • ACRL/NY’s Research & Writing Support Group – March 15, 2017 – CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY 03/03/2017 “Developing a Creative, Focused, and Accountable Writing Practice,” facilitated by Susanne Markgren and Linda Miles DESCRIPTION: Are you at a loss when it comes to understanding the ins and outs of writing and publishing? Do you struggle with finding ideas or developing them into practical projects? In this hands-on workshop, we will explore ways to enhance ...
  • Assessment for Marketing & Outreach Activities Spring 2017 Meeting – Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, room 603 Fri March 31, 2017- 3pm-5pm – New York, NY 03/03/2017 ****Please excuse cross posting**** Call for Lightning Round Presentations ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group Greater NYC Meetup Assessment for Marketing & Outreach Activities Spring 2017 meeting ****new date***** Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, room 603 Fri March 31, 2017– 3pm-5pm The ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group (Greater NYC) is inviting proposals for Lightning Round Presentations for our Spring ...
  • ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting- Friday March 17, 2017- 9:30am-10:45am – Mercy College – New York, NY 03/03/2017 ***Please Excuse Cross-Postings** ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting Librarians and New Student Orientation   Are you involved in your college’s New Student Orientation?  How does your library participate? What types of activities does your library plan? Do you partner with other campus departments when planning New Student Orientation? Perhaps you facilitate workshops just for faculty. Join us ...
  • ACRL 2017 Conference Buddy Program Looking for Mentors 02/23/2017 Dear ACRL members, We anticipate almost 1,000 people will be attending their first ACRL conference in Baltimore. We’d like to help our first-time attendees make the most of their conference experience. Experienced conference goers attending ACRL 2017 are invited to be a buddy for a first-time ACRL attendee by providing advice and guidance before or during the ...
  • ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting — Mercy College, Manhattan Campus — Friday March 17, 2017 02/15/2017 ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting Librarians and New Student Orientation Are you involved in your college’s New Student Orientation? How does your library participate? What types of activities does your library plan? Do you partner with other campus departments when planning New Student Orientation? Perhaps you facilitate workshops just for faculty. Join us for ...
  • New Date — Call for Lightning Round Presentations ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group Greater NYC Meetup 02/12/2017 Call for Lightning Round Presentations ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group Greater NYC Meetup Assessment for Marketing & Outreach Activities Spring 2017 meeting ****new date***** Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, room 603 Fri March 31, 2017- 3pm-5pm The ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group (Greater NYC) is inviting proposals for Lightning Round Presentations for our Spring 2017 meeting! We are looking ...
  • Beat Procrastination at ACRL/NY’s Feb 16 “Shut Up and Write” session 02/09/2017 ACRL/NY’s Feb 16 “Shut Up and Write” Event Do you have an article draft you need to work on? An outline to refine? A book proposal to begin? Even a totally half-baked research idea to flesh out on paper? Okay, so answer this: are you your own worst enemy when it comes to ...
  • Call for Lightning Round Presentations ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group Greater NYC Meetup 01/19/2017 Assessment Used for Marketing & Outreach Spring 2017 meeting Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, room 603 Fri March 24, 2017– 3pm-5pm The ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group (Greater NYC) is inviting proposals for Lightning Round Presentations for our Spring 2017 meeting! We are looking for librarians to share their assessment methods, tools, and strategies in how they measure ...
  • Event Photos – Get-It-Done and Accomplish Goals 12/15/2016 In November, ACRL/NY held an event entitled Get-It-Done and Accomplish Goals- Work/Life Balance and Effective Time Management. Here are some photos from the event
  • Upcoming ACRL/NY “Shut Up and Write” events – Monday, December 19, 2016, at New York City College of Technology (CUNY) and Friday, January 13, 2017, at Mercy College 12/01/2016 Do you have an article draft you need to work on? An outline to refine? A book proposal to begin? Even a totally half-baked research idea to flesh out on paper? Okay, so answer this: are you your own worst enemy when it comes to putting nose to the grindstone? Begun in San ...
  • Deadline extended to register for the ACRL / NY 2016 Symposium, “Money and Power”. Friday, December 2, 2016, at Baruch College, CUNY 11/23/2016 2016 ACRL/NY Annual Symposium: Money and Power Deadline Extended to noon, Monday 11/28 If there were ever any doubt, current events have reminded us that we can never lose sight of how economic, social, and political power affect our choices as individuals and institutions. Come join the conversation about Money and Power at the ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium ...
  • Register now for the ACRL / NY 2016 Symposium, “Money and Power”. Friday, December 2, 2016, at Baruch College, CUNY 11/02/2016 Register now for the ACRL / NY 2016 Symposium, “Money and Power”. The Symposium will take place on Friday, December 2, 2016, at Baruch College, CUNY—Vertical Campus. Economic, social, and political power affect the choices we all make as individuals and as institutions, and academic libraries and archives are far from exempt. Power and money determine ...
  • THIS FRIDAY! ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting: Assessment Ideas for First Year Library Instruction Classes – November 18, 2016 10/25/2016 Join us for an engaging discussion on exploring different types of assessment for First Year Library Instruction Classes. Whether you teach credit bearing Information Literacy classes or one-shot sessions, our meeting will focus on talking about different ways we can assess our students. Professor Jesus Sanabria (Bronx Community College, CUNY) will start the meeting by discussing ...
  • ACRL/NY anti-procrastination event: “Shut Up and Write” – November 10, 2016 10/25/2016 Do you have an article draft you need to work on? An outline to refine? A book proposal to begin? Even a totally half-baked research idea to flesh out on paper? Okay, so answer this: are you your own worst enemy when it comes to putting nose to the grindstone? Begun in San ...
  • Get-It-Done and Accomplish Goals: Work-Life Balance and Effective Time Management 10/25/2016 ACRL/NY and LACUNY Professional Development Committees invite you to Fall 2016 program Get- It- Done and Accomplish Goals: Work-Life Balance and Effective Time Management WHEN: Friday, November 18, 2016, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM WHERE: The CUNY Gradate Center, 365 5th Avenue, Skylight Room (9th Floor). To enter building, show your CUNY and /or State Id at the ...
  • Our “Shut Up and Write” Evening – 11/10/2016 10/25/2016 Our “Shut Up and Write” Evening Do you have an article draft you need to work on? An outline to refine? A book proposal to begin? Even a totally half-baked research idea to flesh out on paper? Okay, so answer this: are you your own worst enemy when it comes to putting nose ...
  • ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium Scholarships for Students & Librarians – Application Deadline Friday, October 21, 2016 10/18/2016 Apply now for a scholarship to the 2016 ACRL/NY Symposium, Money and Power. This year’s event, produced by the Greater New York Metropolitan Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL/NY), will feature speakers and poster sessions addressing the ways that economic, social, and political power affect the choices we all make as individuals and as ...
  • ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting: Assessment Ideas for First Year Library Instruction Classes – November 18, 2016 10/12/2016 Join us for an engaging discussion on exploring different types of assessment for First Year Library Instruction Classes. Whether you teach credit bearing Information Literacy classes or one-shot sessions, our meeting will focus on talking about different ways we can assess our students. Professor Jesus Sanabria (Bronx Community College, CUNY) will start the meeting by discussing ...
  • Register Now! 2016 ACRL / NY Annual Symposium, “Money and Power” – Friday, December 2, 2016 – Baruch College 10/07/2016 Register now for the 2016 ACRL / NY Annual Symposium, “Money and Power” at https://acrlnysymp2016.wordpress.com/registration/ The Symposium will take place on Friday, December 2, 2016, at the Baruch College’s Vertical Campus Building. Economic, social, and political power affect the choices we all make as individuals and as institutions, and academic libraries and archives are far from exempt. ...
  • Call for Lightning Round Presentations: ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group Greater NYC Meetup 10/04/2016 Putting the Fun In Marketing Your Library Fall 2016 meeting Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus Fri Oct 21, 2016– 3pm-5pm The ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group (Greater NYC) is inviting proposals for Lightning Round Presentations for our Fall 2016 meeting! We’re looking for librarians who would like to share their marketing initiatives that have been fun and ...
  • ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium Scholarships for Students & Librarians – Application Deadline: Friday, October 21, 2016 10/04/2016 Apply now for a scholarship to the 2016 ACRL/NY Symposium, Money and Power at https://acrlnysymp2016.wordpress.com. This year’s event, produced by the Greater New York Metropolitan Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL/NY), will feature speakers and poster sessions addressing the ways that economic, social, and political power affect the choices we all ...
  • ACRL/NY Distance Learning Discussion Group meeting: October 21, 2016 10/04/2016 ACRL/NY Distance Learning Discussion Group Meeting Guest Speaker: Kim Mullins, Instructional Design Librarian, LIU Post Adjunct Professor, Palmer School of Library and Information Science Are you curious about the intersection of librarianship, instructional design, and online learning??? Come to this FREE engaging discussion – Refreshments will be served! Join us as we speak with Kim Mullins, Instructional Design Librarian ...
  • ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium Scholarships for Students & Librarians 10/03/2016 ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium Scholarships for Students & Librarians Apply now for a scholarship to the 2016 ACRL/NY Symposium, Money and Power at https://acrlnysymp2016.wordpress.com. This year’s event, produced by the Greater New York Metropolitan Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL/NY), will feature speakers and poster sessions addressing the ways that economic, social, and ...
  • ACRL/NY Mentoring Program 2016-2017 – Call for Participants 08/30/2016 The Association of College and Research Libraries / Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter (ACRL/NY) is pleased to offer another round of mentoring partnerships for the 2016 – 2017 academic year. Please consider participating and forwarding this call to those you think might be interested. About: The ACRL/NY Mentoring Program contributes to the professional development of academic ...
  • Call for posters! ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium: Money and Power – Proposals Due September 2, 2016 07/11/2016 The ACRL/NY 2016 Annual Symposium: Money and Power is accepting proposals for posters.  Proposals must be received by Friday, September 2, 2016. The symposium will be held on Friday, December 2 at the Baruch College Vertical Campus, 55 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10010. Successful candidates will be notified by September 28. On the day of the ...
  • “Talking the talk: Persuasive communication for productive initiative and leadership in academic libraries” – 6/9/2016 05/25/2016 RSVP Now: “Talking the talk: Persuasive communication for productive initiative and leadership in academic libraries” Are you looking for ways to *think/talk about* leadership and management concepts in order to “lead from the middle,” move up the ladder, or take a higher-level position in a new organization?  How can we learn about and integrate concepts like vision, organizational ...
  • Slides from the Embedded Librarianship Presentations 05/23/2016 Please see the slides below from the recent ACRL/NY and METRO program on Embedded Librarianship Program Details and Speakers: Embedded and Evolving: Stages and Approaches to working as Embedded Librarian (Slides) By Kathryn Shaughnessy, Associate Professor and Librarian at St. John’s University (NY) The Many Faces of Embedded Librarianship: Interpretations of How We Integrate Ourselves into College Courses (Slides) By ...
  • “Accessibility in Action” – May 18th – On-site group viewing of the webcast 05/16/2016 ACRL/NY invites you to a group on-site viewing of the ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast: “Accessibility in Action” Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Note: This is an invitation for an ON-SITE GROUP VIEWING of the webcast. You need to be on-site at one of the locations below to be able to view the webcast. ...
  • ACRL/NY and METRO Presents Program on Embedded Librarianship – May 16, 2016 05/09/2016 ACRL/NY and METRO Presents Program on Embedded Librarianship -Please RSVP by May 14 ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee in collaboration with METRO invites you to our Spring 2016 program. WHEN: Monday, May 16, 2016, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM WHERE: 57 East 11th Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10003. To enter the building, hit the number 4 followed ...
  • Slideshow of ACRL/NY Visit to Metropolitan Museum of Art Library 05/05/2016 On April 29th, 2016, ACRL/NY members toured the Thomas J. Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Here is a slideshow prepared by Mayumi Miyaoka, a member of our Professional Development Committee: See the slideshow (.pdf)    
  • Privacy Toolkit for Librarians 04/25/2016 Missed our Privacy Toolkit for Librarians? The presentation was by Mariko Hirose, staff attorney for the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), and Alison Macrina, director of the Library Freedom Project. Read the Library Journal article and check out these program slides from the presenters: NYCLU – Privacy in the Digital Age Library Freedom Project – Privacy ...
  • ACRL/NY Spring 2016 Meet-n-Greet – May 24, 2016 04/19/2016 About the Event ACRL/NY invites librarians, archivists, library professionals and LIS students to join us for our spring social gathering and networking event on May 24, 2016. The free event will provide a great opportunity to network with colleagues, meet the ACRL/NY Executive Board members, and have some fun! Refreshments to be served. Please join us at what ...
  • Introducing the ACRL/NY Writing Accountability Partners Program! 04/06/2016 In need of some motivation and support to get your writing done? Want to brainstorm ideas for presentation or writing projects? Want to share research and productivity tips? Want someone to hold you accountable for your research and writing goals? Sign up for our newly established Writing Accountability Partners Program! This program connects people who are interested ...
  • The ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Presents: “Embedded Librarianship for the First Year Experience Librarian” – Mercy College, Manhattan – April 15 04/05/2016 Come participate in an enlightening conversation where we will exchange ideas on: 1. Outreach and Team-teaching pedagogies 2. Information Literacy Instruction Resources 3. The ACRL Framework When: Friday April 15, 2016, 9:00am to 10:45am Where: Mercy College – Manhattan 66 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10016 Room #721 (All attendees must bring a photo ID) Interested in attending? Please RSVP online by Wednesday April 13, 2016 ...
  • ACRL/NY Symposium 2015 from left to right 04/04/2016 Haruko Yamauchi, Jen Hoyer, Emily Drabinski, Shawn(ta) Cruz-Smith
  • ACRL Teaching at the Intersections: Aligning Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy in the One-Shot Library Instruction Session, Thursday, April 7, 2016 , 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m 03/30/2016 Teaching at the Intersections: Aligning Scholarly Communication and Information Literacy in the One-Shot Library Instruction Session ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast, co-hosted by ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee; Purchase College Library, SUNY; St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn Campus McEntegart Hall Library; & Queensborough Community College, CUNY, Kurt R. Schmeller Library Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 ...
  • ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee, Tour of the Thomas J. Watson Library at the Met, Friday, April 29th, 2016 3:50 pm – 5:30 pm 03/30/2016 ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee invites you to a tour of the Thomas J. Watson Library At the Metropolitan Museum of Art Friday, April 29th, 2016, 3:50 pm – 5:30 pm* *The library tour ends at 5:30 pm.  The participants are welcome to stay later with admission on MetFridays events (http://www.metmuseum.org/events/programs/met-fridays). Those attending should meet at the entrance at The Group Desk in the ...
  • LACUNY and ACRL/NY Spring 2016 Workshop, April 8: Productivity, Creativity, and Mindfulness 03/07/2016 ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee in collaboration with the LACUNY Junior Faculty Research Roundtable and Professional Development Committee invite you to our spring 2016 workshop: Productivity, Creativity, and Mindfulness: Create Your Own Path and Get Things Done, with Susanne Markgren, Digital Services Librarian at SUNY Purchase and Executive Board member for ACRL/NY WHEN: Friday, April 8, 2016, 2:00pm ...
  • Deadline extended to March 4, 2016 — Last Call for Lightning Round Presentations — Spring 2016 meeting- Greater NYC meet up — ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group 02/28/2016 Call for Lightning Round Presentations: Spring 2016 Meeting of the ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group-Greater NYC Area We’ve extended the submission date to be March 4, 2016! ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group – Greater NYC Area – is looking for lightning round presentations for our Spring 2016 meeting! Do you have an ...
  • March 11, ACRL/NY Joint Meeting — New Librarians Discussion Group + Mentoring Program + Research/Writing Support Group 02/24/2016 Research & Writing – Productivity & Accountability ACRL/NY Joint Meeting — New Librarians Discussion Group + Mentoring Program + Research/Writing Support Group It’s FREE! – Refreshments will be served. We are planning a lively discussion about: productive processes/routines/practices for research, writing, and publication; specific “tips and tricks”; and helpful tools. When you RSVP online, we’ll ask you to share one idea to ...
  • Call for proposals: ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium: Money and Power 02/18/2016 ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium: Money and Power Call for proposals Economic, social, and political power affect the choices we all make as individuals and as institutions. The world of academic and research libraries is not exempt. Power and money determine who and what is included or excluded, affect our conscious and unconscious agendas, and can be used to ...
  • Call for Lightning Round Presentations: Spring 2016 Meeting – Greater NYC Area- ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group 02/16/2016 ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group – Greater NYC Area – is looking for lightning round presentations for our Spring 2016 meeting! Do you have an interesting marketing project to share from your academic library? Did you create a great giveaway, social media campaign, or contest? We want to hear from you! The lightning ...
  • Call for Lightning Round Presentations: Spring 2016 meeting of the ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group -Greater NYC Area 01/29/2016 ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group – Greater NYC Area – is looking for lightning round presentations for our Spring 2016 meeting! Do you have an interesting marketing project to share from your academic library? Did you create a great giveaway, social media campaign, or contest? We want to hear from you! The lightning round ...
  • ACRL/NY and Queensborough Community College, CUNY, Kurt R. Schmeller Library Invite You to Two SPSS Workshops: February 26 & March 4 01/28/2016 Sponsored by ACRL/NY & Queensborough Community College, CUNY, Library. Open and free to QCC faculty, staff, and ACRL/NY members. Seats are limited. Please register online. Presenters: Dr. Ian Beckford, Learning Outcomes Assessment Manager at Queensborough Community College, CUNY Neera Mohess, Assistant Professor, Reference & Instruction Librarian at Queensborough Community College, CUNY Session I: February 26, 2016, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM in ...
  • ACRL/NY & LILRC invite you to a workshop on privacy for librarians! March 22, 2016 01/28/2016 Event Date, Location and Description: Privacy Tool Kit for Librarians Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Farmingdale Public Library 10:00AM – 1:00PM Join Mariko Hirose from the NYCLU and Alison Macrina of the Library Freedom Project for a workshop on safeguarding patrons’ intellectual freedom from privacy threats. Mariko will begin the workshop with a “Know Your Rights” training for librarians, detailing the contours ...
  • METRO Outreach & Advocacy SIG Meeting- Partnerships between Academic & Public Libraries- Monday Nov 30, 2015- 3pm-5pm 11/17/2015 Join us on Monday November 30, 2015 from 3:00pm-5:00pm for a lively discussion on Partnerships between Academic and Public Libraries. METRO’s Outreach & Advocacy SIG meeting will take place at METRO (57 East 11th Street, 4th floor, New York, NY 10003). How do we connect the resources of academic libraries with the life-long learning possibilities of ...
  • Library Journal Article on “Leveraging Open Educational Resources in the Classroom and Beyond” 11/13/2015 Didn’t make it to our Leveraging Open Ed Resources in the Classroom and Beyond: an OER Panel Discussion event, cosponsored with METRO, on November 12? Read Library Journal‘s excellent recap of the event by Lisa Peet.  
  • ACRL/NY Research & Writing as a New Librarian meeting, Friday, November 20, 4-6 P.M., New York City College of Technology (CUNY) 11/06/2015 Join us for a discussion and sharing session on tips and tools to get started with writing and research as an academic librarian. Topics we will cover include: what is expected of new librarians (both tenure and non-tenure track), alternatives to traditional publishing, different types of research and writing, collaboration, inspiration, time management, motivational tools ...
  • ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group meeting- Tuesday November 10, 2015- 5:00pm-6:30pm-Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Center 11/02/2015 Are you ever confused when you navigate a web site? Do you ever feel manipulated and tricked into completing a task? Sometimes these “tricks” are not just bad web design but a relatively new phenomenon known as Dark Patterns. According to UX designer Harry Brignull, Dark Patterns are user interfaces that are carefully designed to trick ...
  • ACRL/NY visits Google’s New York City Office 10/30/2015 Tour of 4th floor of the main Google building, the 2nd floor of Chelsea Market We will be entering the building promptly at 3:00 pm. Please arrive by 2:50 pm as you will NOT be able to enter the building by yourselves. If you require special assistance (e.g. use a wheel chair or has a guide dog), ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee present an OER Panel Discussion, November 2, 2015 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. 10/30/2015 Leveraging Open Ed Resources in the Classroom and Beyond: an OER Panel Discussion November 2, 2015 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Panelists Lisa Norberg, Steven Ovadia, and Megan Wacha with Davis Erin Anderson, Moderator Lisa Norberg is a Principal at K|N Consultants, providing strategic and operational guidance via a range of consultation services to academic and research libraries, ...
  • A brief update about the upcoming meeting of the ACRL/NY Management and Leadership Development Discussion Group next Friday November 6th at 9:30am: 10/30/2015 For our discussion on the challenges associated with leading from the middle, we will be joined by Robert Farrell of Lehman College CUNY, co-author of the ALA Publication Managing in the middle. If you’re interested in attending please register in advance. Registration for this event will close on Tuesday November 3rd. The meeting will run from 9:30 ...
  • ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group meeting- Tuesday November 10, 2015- 5:00pm-6:30pm-Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Center 10/21/2015 Are you ever confused when you navigate a web site?  Do you ever feel manipulated and tricked into completing a task?  Sometimes these “tricks” are not just bad web design but a relatively new phenomenon known as Dark Patterns. According to UX designer Harry Brignull, Dark Patterns are user interfaces that are carefully designed to trick ...
  • ARCL/NY Management and Leadership Development Discussion Group Meeting – Friday, November 6. 10/21/2015 Posted on behalf of Thomas Keenan, Slavic East European and Eurasian Studies Librarian at Princeton University: The ARCL/NY Management and Leadership Development Discussion Group will hold it’s next meeting at 9:30 on Friday November 6th at Mercy College in Midtown Manhattan, just off of Herald Square. At the group’s inaugural meeting last February 20 people from ...
  • ENY/ACRL & ACRL/NY Event: Common Reading Discussion – “Getting the Word Out: Tips and Tools for Marketing Your Services” 10/20/2015 Common Reading Discussion – “Getting the Word Out: Tips and Tools for Marketing Your Services” ACRL/NY is collaborating with Eastern New York ACRL Chapter’s Brown Bag Lunch series on “Getting the Word Out: Tips and Tools for Marketing Your Services”. ENY/ACRL’s brown bag lunches are an opportunity for librarians within the region to get together informally ...
  • ACRL/NY 2015 Symposium Scholarships for Students & Librarians 10/06/2015 Would you like to join a vibrant community of practice with academic-library colleagues from the Greater New York Metropolitan area? If so, we encourage you to apply for one of the three ACRL/NY Scholarship Programs offered by the Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries. Student Scholarship – For students ...
  • Leveraging Open Ed Resources in the Classroom and Beyond: an OER Panel Discussion, METRO, 57 East 11th Street, 4th Floor, Mon, Nov. 2, 2015, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. US/Eastern 09/21/2015 Leveraging Open Ed Resources in the Classroom and Beyond: an OER Panel Discussion Mon, Nov. 2, 2015, 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. US/Eastern METRO Training Center 57 East 11th Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10003 METRO Institutional Member Employee –  $10.00 (ends 11/02/2015) Member of Another NY3Rs Council –  $10.00 (ends 11/02/2015) ACRL/NY Member –  $10.00 (ends 11/02/2015) Individual myMETRO Member –  $10.00 (ends 11/02/2015) Non-Member – ...
  • Call for Posters: Social Responsibility, Democracy, Education, and Professionalism: Supporting Core Values in Academic and Research Librarianship (New York City – December 4, 2015) 08/15/2015 Social Responsibility, Democracy, Education, and Professionalism: Supporting Core Values in Academic and Research Librarianship The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries 2015 Symposium Friday, December 4, 2015 The 2015 ACRL/NY Annual Symposium will use four of ALA’s Core Values of Librarianship as a framework from which to pose questions. What does “social responsibility” ...
  • UN Library Tour Slideshow 06/12/2015 Missed our May 22, 2015 tour of the Dag Hammarskjöld Library? Attended and want to see our photos of the event? Here’s a slide show of this great event. As an alternative option, view or download the slideshow in .pdf format.
  • Engaging Teaching & Learning with Social Media, ACRL/NY, June 19, Mercy College, Manhattan Campus 06/11/2015 ACRL/NY First Year Experience (FYE) & Information Literacy/Instruction (IL) 6/19/2015 Meeting Please join us for the upcoming members-only joint meeting of the ACRL/NY FYE & IL Discussion Groups. Our topic will be: “Engaging Teaching & Learning with Social Media: Information Literacy Strategies for Librarians #Teaching #Learning #SocialMedia #InfoLit #Strategies4Librarians” Undergraduates engage with social media everyday. Building on the ...
  • Transferrable Skills and Landing a (New) Job, ACRL/NY, NYPL’s Mid-Manhattan Library Branch, Wednesday, June 17, 5:30 PM 06/07/2015 Transferrable Skills and Landing a (New) Job Looking for your first librarian position? Thinking about transitioning from one type of librarian position to another, from one institution to another, or from one kind of library to another? “Transferrable skills” could be your key to landing the job. The New Librarians Discussion Group and the ACRL/NY Mentoring ...
  • Finding Your Role: The Subject Specialist and Digital Humanities, ACRL/NY, McEntegart Hall Library, St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn Campus, Thursday, June 11, 2015 05/13/2015 Finding Your Role: The Subject Specialist and Digital Humanities ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast, co-hosted by ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee & St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn Campus McEntegart Hall Library Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015       Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Location: Tech Education Center (1F), McEntegart Hall Library, St. Joseph’s College Brooklyn Campus – 222 Clinton Avenue Brooklyn NY 11205 ...
  • The Search for Meaningful Metrics, ACRL/NY, Queensborough Community College, Wednesday, June 3, 2015 05/13/2015 The Search for Meaningful Metrics: Scholarly Impact & the Role of Academic Libraries ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast, co-hosted by ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee & Queensborough Community College, CUNY, Kurt R. Schmeller Library Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2015 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Location: Queensborough Community College, CUNY, Kurt R. Schmeller Library, Room: L-302, 222-05 56th Ave., Bayside, NY  11364 Directions ...
  • Academic Publishing Workshop, Queensborough Community College, Kurt R. Schmeller Library, Wednesday, May 27, 2015 05/07/2015 The Queensborough Community College Library, CUNY and ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee invite  you to an Academic Publishing Workshop Date:  Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Place:  Queensborough Community College, CUNY Kurt R. Schmeller Library 222-05 56th Ave., Room 302 Bayside, NY  11364 Are you new to the academic publishing world? Have you completed a conference presentation, research, or teaching ...
  • ACRL National Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group Spring Meeting, Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, Friday May 29, 2015 05/01/2015 We are pleased to announce our Spring meeting of the ACRL National Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group. When: Friday May 29, 2015 -3pm-5pm Where: Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, 3 East 43rd Street, 6th floor, room 602, New York, NY (2 minute walk from Grand Central Terminal) Link to Google map: https://www.google.com/maps/place/3+E+43rd+St,+New+York,+NY+10017/ Our guest speaker will be Dr. Mary ...
  • ACRL/NY Spring 2015 Meet-n-Greet Registration – May 26, 2015 04/28/2015 ACRL/NY invites librarians, archivists, library professionals and LIS students to join us for our spring social gathering and networking event on May 26, 2015. The free event will provide a great opportunity to network with colleagues, meet the ACRL/NY Executive Board members, and have some fun! Refreshments to be served. Please join us at what will certainly ...
  • ACRL/NY May Distance Learning meeting: May 15, 2015 – Mercy College, Manhattan campus 04/28/2015 The ACRL/NY Distance Learning Discussion Group is pleased to sponsor a meeting on Friday May 15, from 9:30-11:00 am at the Mercy College, Manhattan campus (66 W 35th St, New York, NY). Join us for coffee/noshes as we talk with our colleagues about library services to Distance Learners, share tips and tricks, catch-up on OLC/Merlot conference ...
  • James Neal Presenting at Mid Career Librarianship 04/27/2015 The LACUNY Professional Development Committee and ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee presented a half day event on MID CAREER LIBRARIANSHIP by Dr. James G.  Neal,  University Librarian Emeritus of Columbia University Libraries, followed by a presentation on MANAGING EFFECTIVE COMMITTEE WORK, by ACRL/NY President, Dr. Linda Miles, Librarian for Public Services & User Experience, Pollack Library, Yeshiva ...
  • ACRL/NY Tour of the Dag Hammarskjöld Library – Friday, May 22nd – Filled! 04/22/2015 ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee invites you to a tour of the Dag Hammarskjöld Library At the United Nations, New York City Friday, May 22nd 1:30pm-4:00pm Those attending should meet at the entrance at 46th Street and 1st Avenue at 1:30pm. For complete directions to the UN, visit http://visit.un.org/content/location RSVP for this event has closed (Sorry!)  Space is limited to 20 participants and has already reached ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee present “Assessment in Focus: Analyzing Data from Interviews and Focus Groups” Thursday, April 23, 2015 – 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM 04/14/2015 Speaker Mariana Regalado, Maura Smale, & Frans Albarillo You can read the speaker’s biographies on METRO’s web page for this event. This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of preliminary analysis and synthesis of qualitative data collected from interviews and focus groups. Basics and best practices of data analysis will be reviewed. Attendees will have ...
  • ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group-Friday April 17, 2015- 9:30am-10:45am, Mercy College Manhattan campus, room 723 04/08/2015 Join us on Friday April 17 from 9:30am-10:45am at Mercy College (66 W 35th St, corner 6th Avenue in Manhattan) for a lively discussion on Accessibility issues relating to User Experience. Libraries are designed to provide (user friendly) access to physical collections, electronic materials, services, and resources. In our discussion, we will address various access issues such ...
  • ACRL/NY spring meet & greet, Spaces @520, May 26, 2015 03/30/2015 Save the date! Upcoming ACRL/NY spring meet & greet! ACRL/NY invites librarians, archivists, library professionals and LIS students to join us for our spring social gathering and networking event on May 26, 2015. The free event will provide a great opportunity to network with colleagues, meet the ACRL/NY Executive Board members, and have some fun! Refreshments to be ...
  • User Experience Discussion Group, ACRL/NY, Mercy College, Friday April 17 03/25/2015 Greetings Colleagues, Join us on Friday April 17 from 9:30am-10:45am at Mercy College (66 W 35th St, corner 6th Avenue in Manhattan) for a lively discussion on Accessibility issues relating to User Experience. Libraries are designed to provide access to physical collections, electronic materials, services, and resources. However, there is growing literature on access issues such as:      ...
  • Research/Writing Support Group Meeting, ACRL/NY, Mercy College, Manhattan, Friday, March 20, 2015 03/09/2015 ACRL/NY invites all ACRL/NY members interested in the craft of writing and research are invited to attend a gathering of like-minded people on March 20. We see this as an opportunity to share ideas and to help one another achieve our goals in the challenging task of writing and getting published. Come join us on ...
  • Nisa Bakkalbasi presenting Analyzing User Feedback Surveys 03/04/2015 Re-Cap of Workshop on Analyzing User Feedback Surveys On February 3, 2015, METRO and ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee held the workshop, Analyzing User Feedback Surveys, the third in the series, Assessment in Focus, conducted by Nisa Bakkalbasi, the Assessment Coordinator of Columbia University Libraries.  Prior to this, on November 6, 2014 she presented the workshop, Designing ...
  • Mid Career Librarianship, LACUNY and ACRL/NY, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Friday April 24, 2015 03/03/2015 The LACUNY Professional Development Committee and ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee are pleased to offer a half day event, both on MID CAREER LIBRARIANSHIP by Dr. James G.  Neal,  University Librarian Emeritus of Columbia University Libraries, and followed by a presentation on MANAGING EFFECTIVE COMMITTEE WORK, by ACRL/NY President, Dr. Linda Miles, Librarian for Public Services ...
  • Assessment in Focus: Fieldwork and Observation — March 19, 2015 02/19/2015 METRO & ACRL/NY present: Assessment in Focus: Fieldwork and Observation, Nancy Fried Foster (Speaker) March 19, 2015 – 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Speaker: Nancy Fried Foster Nancy Fried Foster is Senior Anthropologist at Ithaka S+R, where she helps libraries and organizations understand their users and design better spaces, services, and technologies. For almost ten years, Nancy ...
  • Best Practices & Tips for Supporting FYE Subject Faculty — March 3, 2015 02/15/2015 *Printable version of this announcement ACRL/NY First Year Experience and ACRL/NY Information Literacy/Instruction Discussion Groups invite all to our upcoming joint roundtable discussion: “Best Practices & Tips for Supporting FYE Subject Faculty” We will share tips and ideas for collaborating with subject faculty to design effective and practical research assignments. For this discussion, attendees will be given ...
  • ACRL National Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group — February 20, 2015 02/15/2015 We are pleased to announce the inaugural meet-up of the Greater NYC “meet & greet” of the ACRL National Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group. When: next week—Friday February 20, 2015 -3:00pm-5:00pm Where: Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, 3 East 43rd Street, 6th floor, room 603, New York, NY (2 minute walk from Grand Central Terminal) Link to Google ...
  • ACRL/NY Membership and Upcoming Events 02/04/2015 Join ACRL/NY for 2015! The start of a new year is the perfect time to get involved in new activities, collaborations, and professional development opportunities. By joining your local academic librarian organization – The Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL/NY) – you can network with colleagues from ...
  • ACRL/NY Management and Leadership Development Discussion Group — February 20, 2015 02/04/2015 The inaugural meeting of the ACRL/NY Management and Leadership Development discussion group is scheduled for Friday February 20th from 9:30 to 10:45 at Mercy College. This is a group for people who currently find themselves in – or are interested in assuming – a management or leadership role in research libraries. The group will convene a ...
  • Assessment in Focus: Conducting Effective Interviews & Focus Groups – March 3, 2015 01/22/2015 Speakers:  Mariana Regalado, Maura Smale, & Frans Albarillo Mariana Regalado is associate professor and head of reference at the Brooklyn College Library. As such, she assists students to become smart, curious, and confident information seekers. Her areas of interest include information literacy, student research habits, research skills, European anthropology, and carnival. Click Here for a Full ...
  • ACRL/NY Symposium Committee 2014 01/21/2015 A group shot of the 2014 ACRL/NY Symposium planning committee after a very successful day!
  • METRO & ACRL/NY present, “Assessment in Focus: Analyzing User Feedback Surveys” – February 3, 2015 01/09/2015 Speaker: Nisa Bakkalbasi Nisa Bakkalbasi is the Assessment Coordinator at Columbia University Libraries. Prior to joining Columbia University, Nisa was the Director of Planning and Assessment at James Madison University, and held a series of positions at Yale University Libraries. She has also taught courses at the Information and Library Science Department at … Full Description You have ...
  • ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group & Mentoring Program – Jan. 14 2015 Meeting 01/06/2015 ***Please excuse cross-posting***   Please join us for our first meeting of the Mentoring Program and the New Librarians Discussion Group next week. We will discuss the needs/concerns of new librarians, the mentoring program, and upcoming events for the Spring semester. If you are currently in the mentoring program, this will be a good chance to meet your mentor/mentee, ask ...
  • ACRL/NY 2014 Symposium 01/01/2015 The Academic Librarian in the Open Access Future December 5, 2014 Baruch College As the movement toward open access (OA) begins to impact our users and our institutions in increasingly complex ways, academic librarians will be called upon to forge and maintain a variety of productive and enriching relationships across the library, across campus, and beyond. What roles ...
  • Librarians on the Threshold (Updated with Presentations) 11/21/2014 this is an earlier post updated with links to the presentations  ACRL/NY collaborated with LILAC (Library Information Literacy Advisory Committee) (CUNY) and Barnard College Library on the program Librarians on the Threshold: An Overview and Panel Discussion of ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education (full program). A record number attended the program that was held ...
  • Queensborough Community College Library, CUNY and ACRL/NY invite you to an Academic Publishing Workshop ! 11/13/2014 Date: Friday, November 21, 2014 Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Place: Queensborough Community College, CUNY Kurt R. Schmeller Library 222-05 56th Ave., Room 302 Bayside, NY 11364 · Are you new to the academic publishing world? · Have you completed a conference presentation, research, or teaching project that you would like to turn into a publishable article? · Are you just beginning your ...
  • Join us for the fall 2014 ACRL/NY Graduate Student Discussion Group meeting! 11/09/2014 Join us for our fall 2014 ACRL/NY Graduate Student Discussion Group meeting. The meetings provide an opportunity to discuss ways to serve the graduate student population through instruction, outreach, specialized services, library space design projects, digital initiatives, and more. We mix short lightning talks from service providers, longer form presentations, and plenty of time for ...
  • Librarians on the Threshold: An Overview and Panel Discussion of ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education 11/01/2014 co-sponsored by ACRL/NY and  LILAC (CUNY), this event was held on October 31, 2014 at Barnard College.  Front row (left to right): Dianne Gordon Conyers, Julia Furay, Trudi Jacobson, Barbara Bonous-Smit, Silvia Lu, and Nicole Brown. Back row (left to right): Natalia Tomlin, Linda Miles, Megan Wacha, Robert Farrell and Ian Beilin
  • It’s Open Access Week 2014! Be part of the conversation…. 10/22/2014 We at ACRL/NY are hoping to develop a fairly comprehensive list of topics, issues, questions & ideas (TIQI) related to academic librarians and open access. These concepts will fuel discussions to take place during the December 5th ACRL/NY Symposium, “The Academic Librarian in the Open Access Future.” You can help! Please take a moment to add to ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Assessment in Focus: Designing and Implementing an Effective User Feedback Survey – Thursday, November 6, 2014 – 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM 10/15/2014 Speaker: Nisa Bakkalbasi Nisa Bakkalbasi is the Assessment Coordinator at Columbia University Libraries. Prior to joining Columbia University, Nisa was the Director of Planning and Assessment at James Madison University, and held a series of positions at Yale University Libraries. She has also taught courses at the Information and Library Science Department at … Full Description This half-day ...
  • Registration Closed/Join us for an Overview and Panel Discussion of ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education at Barnard College on Friday, October 31st! 10/07/2014 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED ACRL/NY, LILAC (CUNY) and Barnard College Library invite you to: Librarians on the Threshold: An Overview and Panel Discussion of ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education Friday, October 31st, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Barnard College, James Room, 4th floor, Barnard Hall The co-chair of the ACRL Information Literacy Standards for ...
  • ACRL/NY Fall 2014 Meet-n-Greet: Tuesday, October 28 10/02/2014 *** Please excuse any cross-postings *** ACRL/NY members, please join us at the Fall 2014 Meet-n-Greet. This will be a great opportunity to network with colleagues, meet the ACRL/NY executive board, and have some fun. The event is free and open to all. October 28, 2014 6:00-7:30 pm Location: ART/NY – Spaces @520 520 Eighth Avenue (between 36th and 37th Streets) New York, NY ...
  • METRO Economics and Business Librarians Special Interest Group Meeting, St. John’s University’s Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Library, October 22, 2014 09/19/2014 The next meeting of the Economics and Business Librarians  Special Interest Group will take place on  October 22, from 10 A.M. to 12 noon at  St. John’s University’s Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Library, in its new location at 101 Astor Place. Established in 1901 by the Insurance Society of New York, the Davis Library ...
  • Designing a Research Study & Analyzing Data, METRO & ACRL/NY, METRO Training Center, Thursday, October 23 09/15/2014 METRO & ACRL/NY Present Library Assessment Overview – Designing a Research Study & Analyzing Data Thursday, October 23, 2014 – 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Speakers: Ian Beckford and Neera Mohess Full Description This course will be an introduction and overview of the research design process, including the components of a good research design, types of research strategies, a summary ...
  • Mapping Library Contributions of Campus Internationalization, LACUNY International Relations Roundtable, CUNY Graduate Center, Friday, September 26, 2014 09/15/2014 For its Fall 2014 meeting, the LACUNY International Relations Roundtable will host a program focusing on library support for campus internationalization initiatives. Our speakers are Steve Witt (University of Illinois), Laurie Kutner (University of Vermont), and Elizabeth Cooper (University of Colorado, Denver). Their research represents the first attempt to measure the intensity and scope of ...
  • ACRL/NY Mentoring Program – Call for Participants 08/26/2014 The Association of College and Research Libraries / Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter (ACRL/NY) is pleased to offer another round of mentoring partnerships for the 2014 – 2015 academic year. Please consider participating and forwarding this call to those you think might be interested. About: The ACRL/NY Mentoring Program contributes to the professional development of academic ...
  • Call for Poster Session Proposals for Symposium 2014 06/23/2014 Call for Poster Session Proposals: The Academic Librarian in the Open Access Future The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries 2014 Symposium Friday, December 5, 2014 The 2014 ACRL/NY Annual Symposium “The Academic Librarian in the Open Access Future” will consider new opportunities and real challenges for academic librarians as the movement toward ...
  • Tour of the New York Botanical Garden Library 06/12/2014 On May 27, 2014, ACRL/NY and ACRL members were treated to a free tour of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library of the New York Botanical Garden including the stacks, the Rare Book and Folio Collection and the Reading Room. Members viewed some of the earliest and most beautiful manuscripts and printed botanical and horticultural books ...
  • ACRL/NY Mentoring Program & NLDG Meeting – June 18th 06/11/2014 What: A wrap-up meeting for the mentoring program, combined with a meet-n-greet for the New Librarian’s Discussion Group (NLDG) When: Wednesday, June 18th, 5:30 – 7:30pm Where: Jefferson Market Library, 425 Avenue of the Americas (at 10th St.) directions This meeting is for current, past and future participants of the Mentoring Program, members of the New Librarian’s Discussion Group ...
  • ACRL/NY, NYTSL, and METRO Summer Copyright Event 05/08/2014 This June, ACRL/NY along with the New York Technical Services Librarians and Metropolitan New York Library Council will be hosting an event on HathiTrust and their Copyright Review Management System. This event is free for ACRL/NY members. HathiTrust’s Copyright Review Management System – From Theory to Practice Thursday, Jun. 5, 2014, 4 PM – 6 PM METRO Training Center (4th floor), 57 East 11th Street Register here or at http://www.metro.org/events/508/ This event ...
  • Take an ACRL/NY tour of the library in the Botanical Gardens on May 27, 2014! 04/29/2014 For complete directions to the New York Botanical Garden, see: http://www.nybg.org/visit/directions.php To become a member of ACRL/NY: http://acrlny.org/?page_id=7
  • ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group Meeting: “Supporting Our Graduate Programs” – April 23, 3-5PM 04/16/2014 Come meet other librarians who work with graduate students! This meeting of the Graduate Services Discussion Group (GSDG) begins with lightning talks from members about the services their libraries offer to graduate students. We also hear about the Rutgers University graduate survey. Join co-chairs Michael Handis and Scott Collard for discussion and snacks! Room 442 CUNY Graduate School ...
  • ACRLNY Distance Learning SIG “Meet-and-Great” – April 25, 2014 – Mercy, Manhattan Campus 04/16/2014 The ACRLNY Distance Learning SIG is pleased to host a “meet-and-greet”  on Friday April 25, from 9:30-11:00 am at the Mercy, Manhattan campus. Join us as we talk with our colleagues about library services to Distance Learners, share tips and tricks, and find potential partners for collaboration and conferences. This is an “Open,”  face-to-face meeting, allowing ...
  • You’re Doing it Wrong: Ten Rules to Break to Create Awesome Tutorials 04/11/2014 ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast, co-hosted by ACRL/NY & Queensborough Community College, CUNY, Kurt R. Schmeller Library Presenters: Yvonne Mery, Instructional Design Librarian, University of Arizona Libraries; Andrew See, Information Associate Senior, University of Arizona Libraries Date: April 22, 2014 Time: 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Location: Queensborough Community College, CUNY, Kurt R. Schmeller Library, Room: L-302, 222-05 56th Ave., ...
  • New Ideas for Mid-Career Librarians – Panel 04/08/2014 As part of the New Ideas for Mid-Career Librarians (a series of events co-sponsored by METRO and ACRL/NY), a panel of librarians who have successfully navigated the tenure process imparted their wisdom at a panel discussion on Monday, March 3, 2014. This event was designed and helped those who are about to engage in the ...
  • ACRL/NY 2013 Symposium Planning Committee 04/08/2014 The 2013 Symposium Planning Committee after a successful symposium. Read about the past symposium at the 2013 ACRL/NY Symposium website, or help us plan the 2014 ACRL/NY Symposium!
  • ACRL/NY Presents Demystifying the Hiring Process, April 24, 2014 03/25/2014 Demystifying the Hiring Process Back by popular demand! When: Thursday, April 24, 6-8pm Where: ART New York – 520 8th Avenue (between w. 36th and 37th St.), 3rd floor. (A/C/E or 1/2/3 to 34th St.) Registration is required. Description: What role does the traditional hiring committee play in the academic library hiring process? Who serves? How do they prepare? What happens ...
  • ACRL live e-learning webcast: The Publishing Rollercoaster: Writers Sound Off, QCC 3/25/15 03/17/2014 The Publishing Rollercoaster: Writers Sound Off ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast, co-hosted by ACRL/NY & Queensborough Community College, CUNY, Kurt R. Schmeller Library Presenters: Barbara Fister, Gustavus Adolphus College; Christopher Hollister, Associate Librarian, University of Buffalo Libraries; Angela Courtney, Head, Arts & Humanities Department/Head, Reference Services Department, Indiana University Libraries; Moderator: Melinda Dermody, Syracuse University Date: March 25, 2014 Time: ...
  • April 8, 2014: Measuring Success: Library Assessments, Outcomes, & Planning Strategy 02/11/2014 METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Measuring Success: Library Assessments, Outcomes, & Planning Strategy Speaker S. Beck, N. Mohess, I. Beckford, B. Bonous-Smit, and N. Bakkalbasi Full Description In the era of increased attention to user experience, libraries of all types must be prepared to gather and analyze data on a variety of services, from instruction to reference desk interaction. ...
  • New Ideas for Mid-Career Librarians: Three Events from METRO and ACRL/NY 02/03/2014 METRO and ACRL/NY have partnered for three events to address the unique needs of mid-career librarians. Perfect for academic librarians who have five or more years of experience, these workshops promise support, advice, and ideas to take with you as you work toward the next stage in your career. On Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 1pm, ...
  • Feb. 4, 2014: Success and the Mid-Career Librarian 01/10/2014 This February 4,  METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Success and the Mid-Career Librarian – Leading, Mentoring, & Staying Motivated – Featured Speaker: Jim Neal Jim Neal is the Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian at Columbia University, providing leadership for university academic computing and a system of twenty-two libraries. His responsibilities include the Columbia Center ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career – Part IV 12/05/2013 METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career – Part IV Friday, November 22, 2013 – 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM The Next Steps — Getting Started With Networking, Publishing, & Presenting: Networking, publishing, and presenting are activities that you can do, or may want to do, at any and every stage in your career. Whether you choose ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career – Part III 12/05/2013 Friday, November 22, 2013 – 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM The Interview — Putting Your Best Foot Forward: You’ve mastered the resume and cover letter, and have been invited to interview for your dream job. Now that you’ve been noticed, the challenge of wowing the hiring committee begins. Come dressed in your interview best for a hands-on ...
  • Greeting from the Symposium Chair Anice Mills 12/05/2013 Registration for the ACRL/NY Symposium, “The Library as Knowledge Laboratory,” is well underway. The Symposium takes place on Friday, December 6, 2013. Makerspaces, mashups and big data are bringing radical change to higher education. Academic libraries are meeting the challenge of this new landscape with a culture of participation, innovation and collaboration. As librarians’ roles shift ...
  • Greetings from the 2013 ACRL/NY President 12/05/2013 Wishing all of our members a happy, peaceful beginning to another busy academic year. Our annual symposium, “The Library as Knowledge Laboratory” will be held on Friday, December 6th, 2013 at Baruch College’s Vertical Campus. Anice Mills, the 2013 Symposium Committee Chair, has a terrific program planned with incredible speakers who will explore how libraries ...
  • March 3, 2014: Navigating a Successful Tenure Process 12/05/2013 Speakers: C. Fuchs, M. A. Polger, S. Walker, P. Thistlethwaite, K. Frazier, M. Spiegelman, & R. Humes Caroline Fuchs is Associate Professor and Outreach Librarian at St. John’s University, New York. She holds an M.A. in English and an M.A. in History from CUNY and an MLS from St. John’s University. She is the Immediate Past ...
  • Book Talk and Reception for Career Q & A – Thursday, November 7, 2013 10/31/2013 METRO is collaborating with ARLIS/NY, ACRL/NY and other local library organizations to host a book talk and reception with Susanne Markgren and Tiffany Eatman Allen, authors of Career Q & A:  A Librarian’s Real-Life Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career. More info about the book is available at: http://bit.ly/13ZiajC   This event will take place on Thursday, November ...
  • ACRL/NY 2013 Symposium 10/31/2013 The ACRL/NY 2013 Symposium, “The Library as Knowledge Laboratory” took place on Friday, December 6, 2013 at Baruch College. Makerspaces, mashups and big data are bringing radical change to higher education. Academic libraries are meeting the challenge of this new landscape with a culture of participation, innovation and collaboration. As librarians’ roles shift from a traditional ...
  • ACRL-NY Special Collections and Archives Group Meet-n-Greet – Friday, November 15 – Mercy College – 10/23/2013 The ACRL-NY Special Collections and Archives Group is having its 2013 meet-n-greet Friday, 15 November from 9:30-10:45 at the Mercy College Manhattan campus, Room 704. One need not be a member of ACRL-NY to attend. There was a great turnout for the Teaching with Archives workshop this past April. Now, we are meeting prior to the holidays to ...
  • ACRL/NY Presents: The Librarians’ Research/Writing Support Group: Friday, October 25th 9:30 – 10:45 am at Mercy College, Manhattan Campus 10/16/2013 Friday, October 25th 9:30 – 10:45 am Mercy College, Manhattan Campus Are you in (or hope to be in) a tenure-track position? Do you need to publish or present at conferences/panels for your job? Do you need to write specific types of articles for specific types of publications? Or do you just want to write or present for ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career – Part IV Friday, November 22, 2013 – 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM 10/16/2013 The Next Steps — Getting Started With Networking, Publishing, & Presenting: Networking, publishing, and presenting are activities that you can do, or may want to do, at any and every stage in your career. Whether you choose to do them, or are required to do them, this hands-on workshop will show you that they do not ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career – Part III Friday, November 22, 2013 – 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM 10/15/2013 The Interview — Putting Your Best Foot Forward: You’ve mastered the resume and cover letter, and have been invited to interview for your dream job. Now that you’ve been noticed, the challenge of wowing the hiring committee begins. Come dressed in your interview best for a hands-on workshop of mock interviews and interview coaching. During the ...
  • ACRLNY 2013 Symposium Student Scholarship Call for Applications! 10/08/2013 Are you pursuing a graduate degree in library and/or information science, with a strong interest in academic librarianship? Interested in joining a vibrant community of practice with academic library colleagues from the New York City region? Come learn with us! As an organization we are dedicated to nurturing the next generation of academic librarians, welcoming ...
  • ACRL/NY User Experience “Meet and Greet” Discussion- Monday October 21, 2013 from 5:30pm-7:00pm, Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Centre 10/08/2013 Join us on Monday October 21, 2013 from 5:30pm-7:00pm at the Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Centre, lower level conference room (C9605) for our “Meet and Greet” discussion on Implementing a Successful Web Site Redesign Project. Valerie Forrestal, Web Services Librarian, at the College of Staten Island (CUNY), will discuss the process of redesigning the CSI ...
  • Register now for the ACRL/NY Symposium on December 6, 2013: “The Library as Knowledge Laboratory” Registration Deadline is Monday, November 25th! 10/08/2013 Makerspaces, mashups and big data are bringing radical change to higher education. Academic libraries are meeting the challenge of this new landscape with a culture of participation, innovation and collaboration. As librarians’ roles shift from a traditional service-and-support model to that of active project participant in support of digital scholarship, a new ethos of experimentation, ...
  • Career Q & A: Book talk and reception with Susanne Markgren and Tiffany Eatman Allen on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at the CUNY Graduate Center. 10/04/2013 METRO is collaborating with ARLIS/NY, ACRL/NY and other local library organizations to host a book talk and reception with Susanne Markgren and Tiffany Eatman Allen, authors of Career Q & A:  A Librarian’s Real-Life Practical Guide to Managing a Successful Career. More info about the book is available at: http://bit.ly/13ZiajC   This event will take place on ...
  • You are invited to a joint meeting of ACRL/NY Resource Sharing Discussion Group and Waldo Technical Services Committee! Thursday Oct. 10, 2013 at St. John’s University. 10/03/2013 Collection Development has been radically transformed as academic libraries continue to move to an environment in which bibliographic tools and content are available digitally. The role of technical services has become increasingly complex as libraries adopt new methods of discovery such as unified search, and new methods of acquisition such as Demand Driven Acquisition, Short ...
  • ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group & ACRL/NY Mentoring Program Invite You to Their Fall Social! Tuesday, October 15, 5:30 – 7:30pm at The Graduate Center, CUNY 10/03/2013 A casual affair, with refreshments. We’ll discuss ongoing initiatives and hear from various individuals involved in the librarian mentoring project and the writing/research support group. We’ll also brainstorm about what we’d like to do this year, including how we might follow up our successful “Demystifying the…” series that we co-sponsored with METRO last year. Please ...
  • ACRL/NY Mentoring Program – Call for Participants 09/11/2013 The Association of College and Research Libraries / Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter (ACRL/NY) is pleased to offer another round of mentoring partnerships for the 2013 – 2014 academic year. Please consider participating and forwarding this call to those you think might be interested. About: The ACRL/NY Mentoring Program contributes to the professional development of academic ...
  • Joint meeting of ACRL/NY Resource Sharing Discussion Group and Waldo Technical Services Committee: 09/04/2013 You are invited to a joint meeting of ACRL/NY Resource Sharing Discussion Group and Waldo Technical Services Committee: Collection Development has been radically transformed as academic libraries continue to move to an environment in which bibliographic tools and content are available digitally. The role of technical services has become increasingly complex as libraries adopt new methods ...
  • Fall Social – New Librarians Discussion Group — Call for dates 08/27/2013 ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group is planning a casual affair, with refreshments. We’ll discuss ongoing initiatives and hear from various individuals involved: the librarian mentoring project, the writing/research support group. We’ll brainstorm about what we’d like to do this year, including how we might follow up our successful “Demystifying the…” series that we co-sponsored with ...
  • Joint meeting of ACRL/NY RSDG and Waldo TSC 08/27/2013 You are invited to a joint meeting of ACRL/NY Resource Sharing Discussion Group and Waldo Technical Services Committee, at St. John’s University in Manhattan on Oct. 10, 2013. Collection Development has been radically transformed as academic libraries continue to move to an environment in which bibliographic tools and content are available digitally. The role of technical ...
  • Call for Poster Session Proposals: “The Library as Knowledge Laboratory”, ACRL/NY Symposium 08/20/2013 The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries 2013 Symposium Friday, December 6, 2013  The 2013 ACRL/NY Annual Symposium “The Library as Knowledge Laboratory” will explore the opportunities and challenges facing academic librarians in light of scholars’ increased demands for new formats, open-source tools, digital repositories, and innovative research methods in the new ...
  • Save the Date! ACRL/NY Annual Symposium ­ “The Library as Knowledge Laboratory” ­ December 6, 2013 06/18/2013 When: Friday, December 6, 2013 Title: “The Library as Knowledge Laboratory” Makerspaces, mashups and big data are bringing radical change to higher education. Academic libraries are meeting the challenge of this new landscape with a culture of participation, innovation and collaboration. As librarians’ roles shift from a traditional service-and-support model to that of active project participant in ...
  • ACRL/NY Mentoring Program & New Librarians Discussion Group invites you to a meeting on the Mentoring Experience 06/12/2013 The ACRL/NY Mentoring Program and the New Librarians Discussion Group invite you to attend a meeting on the mentoring experience. If you were involved in the mentoring program, would like to be involved in the program, or are interested in the mentoring process, please consider attending this informal meeting/discussion. We will talk about mentoring relationships, ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY New Professionals Series Workshops on May 21, 2013- Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job 05/21/2013 METRO & ACRL/NY New Professionals Series Workshops on May 21, 2013- Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job http://acrlny.org/metro-acrlny-new-professionals-series-workshops-on-may-21-2013-launch-your-library-career-finding-and-getting-your-ideal-job/ When Tue May 21, 2013 Calendar acrlny@gmail.com Who • ACRLNY Events and Jobs
  • ACRL/NY Distance Learning SIG: “meet-and-greet” on Friday June 7, 2013 05/21/2013 The ACRL/NY Distance Learning Discussion Group is pleased to sponsor a “meet-and-greet” on Friday June 7, from 9:30-11:00 am at the Mercy, Manhattan campus. The topic of conversation will be  “Library Instruction in the Online Environment:  Designing for Use and Assessment.” When tackling library instruction for an online environment, a librarian needs to present information in ...
  • Upcoming METRO Professional Development Events 05/17/2013 May 2013: METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part I Tues, May 21  |  10:00am-1:00pm  |  $30 METRO, myMETRO & ACRL/NY Members; $40 Non-Members Part I: Preparing Yourself, and Your Materials, for the Challenge will help you feel more confident in your job search by giving you the tools to organize a search, find ...
  • Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part II Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. (EST) 05/17/2013 Speaker Carrie Netzer Wajda Carrie Netzer Wajda is the Global New Business Librarian for Y&R Advertising. After a career in academic libraries she transitioned to self-employment in 2010, then to a career in special libraries. She is the 2013 president of ACRL/NY. Carrie is a contributor to “Career Q&A with the Library Career People,” … Full Description Speaker ...
  • Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part I Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (EST) 05/17/2013 Speaker Carrie Netzer Wajda Carrie Netzer Wajda is the Global New Business Librarian for Y&R Advertising. After a career in academic libraries she transitioned to self-employment in 2010, then to a career in special libraries. She is the 2013 president of ACRL/NY. Carrie is a contributor to “Career Q&A with the Library Career People,” … Full Description Speaker ...
  • Reminder: ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group- Bard Graduate… @ Tue May 14, 2013 05/17/2013 ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group- Bard Graduate Center- May 14, 3PM http://acrlny.org/acrlny-graduate-services-discussion-group-bard-graduate-center-may-14-3pm/
  • Demystifying the Working Life of a New Academic Librarian – What to Expect in the 1st Days, 1st Weeks, 1st Months & 1st Years 05/17/2013 The ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group, the Academic Librarian Mentoring Project, and METRO present: Demystifying the Working Life of a New Academic Librarian – What to Expect in the 1st Days, 1st Weeks, 1st Months & 1st Years Thursday June 6, networking and refreshments at 5:30 pm, panel to follow. Register now: http://metro.org/events/351/ So you’ve accepted the offer. ...
  • ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group (GSDG) 05/10/2013 Save the date! The next ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group (GSDG) meeting will take place at the Bard Graduate Center on May 14 at3pm During this meeting we will discuss several reports that have been published on the research behavior of graduate students specifically and upper level researchers in general. As librarians who work ...
  • Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part II 05/03/2013 Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. (EST) Speaker Carrie Netzer Wajda Carrie Netzer Wajda is the Global New Business Librarian for Y&R Advertising. After a career in academic libraries she transitioned to self-employment in 2010, then to a career in special libraries. She is the 2013 president of ACRL/NY. Carrie is a contributor to “Career Q&A with the ...
  • Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part I 05/03/2013 Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part I Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (EST) Speaker Carrie Netzer Wajda Carrie Netzer Wajda is the Global New Business Librarian for Y&R Advertising. After a career in academic libraries she transitioned to self-employment in 2010, then to a career in special libraries. She is the ...
  • ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group “Meet and Greet:” Friday May 17, 2013 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM 05/01/2013 Please join us for the NEW ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group  “Meet and Greet” When: Friday May 17, 2013, 9:30 AM – 10:45 AM Where: Mercy College-Manhattan 66 West 35th street (corner 6th Avenue) Room 704 (7th Floor) Directions can be found at: https://www.mercy.edu/about-mercy-college/locations/manhattan/directions/ ID is required to enter the building. We will discuss topics relating to the role of the librarian in providing ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Demystifying the Working Life of a New Academic Librarian – What to Expect in the First Days, Weeks, Months & Years -Thursday, June 6 04/30/2013 So you’ve accepted the offer. Now what? What is it like “when the feet hit the ground” for a new academic librarian? Are there some experiences that are common to many institutional contexts, and how do expectations differ between specific libraries and types of institutions? As a follow-up to the February 2013 event, “Demystifying the ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part II – Tuesday, May 21 04/30/2013 Prospective employers and hiring committees will search for job candidates online, and what they find — or don’t find — may influence their hiring decisions. In this hands-on session, we will discuss the need for a professional online presence and ways to develop an effective social media strategy to market your professional qualifications. Attendees will ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part I -Tuesday, May 21 04/30/2013 The number one goal for many of us, whether we are fresh out of library school or not, is finding a job. And not just any job — a job that we like, a job that we enjoy doing, a job that we can grow in and learn from and feel proud of, a job ...
  • Thursday, June 6, 2013 – 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM: METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Demystifying the Working Life of a New Academic Librarian – What to Expect in the First Days, Weeks, Months, & Years 04/29/2013 So you’ve accepted the offer. Now what? What is it like “when the feet hit the ground” for a new academic librarian? Are there some experiences that are common to many institutional contexts, and how do expectations differ between specific libraries and types of institutions? As a follow-up to the February 2013 event, “Demystifying the ...
  • ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group- Bard Graduate Center- May 14, 3PM 04/17/2013 Save the date! The next ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group (GSDG) meeting will take place at the Bard Graduate Center on May 14 at 3pm During this meeting we will discuss several reports that have been published on the research behavior of graduate students specifically and upper level researchers in general. As librarians who work ...
  • Update: Seats Still Available for the ACRL/NY Co-sponsored Panel on Teaching with Archives- Reservations are Due this Friday, April 19th. 04/16/2013 View the original announcement here: http://acrlny.org/teaching-with-archives-april-30-2013-new-york-city-college-of-technology-cuny-brooklyn-ny/ Colleagues, we have a few seats still available for the panel discussion co-sponsored by ACRL/NY and the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. This program focuses on the rewards and challenges of using archival sources in the classroom. Panelists include: Elizabeth Call, Brooklyn Historical Society Special Collections Librarian responsible for the repository’s books, maps, newspapers, journals, ...
  • Embedded Librarians: Integrating Information Literacy Instruction at the Point of Need- Co-hosted by ACRL/NY & Kurt R. Schmeller Library, Queensborough Community College- April 30, 2013 04/15/2013 More and more libraries are adopting embedded librarianship as an approach to creating an integrated and sustained library instruction presence in classes across the curriculum. Want to learn more about successful embedded projects? Join ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast! Learning Outcomes: Learn about established best practices for embedding in order to adapt these practices to their own teaching ...
  • ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group April 25, 2013 6:00pm-7:30pm- Grad Center, CUNY Mina Rees Library 04/10/2013 Greetings ACRL/NY Members, Join us on Thursday April 25 from 6:00pm-7:30pm at the CUNY Grad Center, Mina Rees Library, Lower level conference room for a lively discussion on Usability Testing and other Assessment measures. Libraries are designed to serve the educational needs of our users but very often we don’t consult our users enough. When it comes to ...
  • METRO and ACRL/NY Present: The New Professionals Series 04/05/2013 METRO and ACRL/NY have united to cosponsor a series of webinars and workshops designed especially for new professionals and soon-to-be graduates. Click this link to read this article on METRO’s site: http://metro.org/articles/metro-and-acrlny-present-new-professionals-series/ The Future for Libraries: A guide for new professionals The New Professionals series begins next Thursday, April 11 at 1:00pm EST with a conversation between Eli ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY New Professionals Series Workshops on May 21, 2013- Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job 04/03/2013 Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part I Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (EST) Speaker Carrie Netzer Wajda Carrie Netzer Wajda is the Global New Business Librarian for Y&R Advertising. After a career in academic libraries she transitioned to self-employment in 2010, then to a career in ...
  • May 8, 2013- “Beyond the MLIS:” A New Professionals Series Webinar Organized by METRO/ACRLNY 04/03/2013 Beyond the MLIS: How to navigate your new career in Libraries, Archives, and Information Centers Wednesday, May 8, 2013 @ 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (EST) Speaker Elisabeth Doucett Elisabeth Doucett is director of the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick, Maine. She holds an MLS from Simmons College, where she was elected to the Beta Phi Mu Honor ...
  • ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group Meeting 4/19: “Getting Started with Writing and Presenting for the Profession” 03/27/2013 The ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group, and the ACRL/NY Mentoring Program would like to invite you to a discussion on Friday, April 19, from 9:30-11:00am: “Getting Started with Writing and Presenting for the Profession” Are you in (or intend to be in) a tenure-track position? Do you need to publish or present at conferences/panels for your job? ...
  • Webinar: Librarianship as an “Avocational Vocation” – Advice for new professionals 03/13/2013 Wednesday, April 24, 2013, 1:00pm – 2:00pm Speaker Char Booth Riser, devoted oceanite, and advocate of radical neutrality, Char Booth explores the integration of education, research, technology, and design in libraries. Char is the Instruction Services Manager and E-Learning Librarian at the Claremont Colleges, and is on the faculty of the ACRL Information Literacy Immersion Institute. An ALA ...
  • You’re invited to a free webinar: The Future for Libraries – A guide for new professionals 03/13/2013 Thursday, April 11, 2013, 1:00pm – 2:00pm Speaker Eli Neiburger Eli Neiburger joined the staff of the Ann Arbor District Library as a helpdesk technician in 1997 and has been responsible for AADL’s technology program since 2000. In his current role as Associate Director for IT & Production, Eli is responsible for technology planning, software development, digitization, ...
  • First Year Experience Discussion Group of ACRL/NY (FYEDG) 03/11/2013 ACRL/NY is pleased to announce the formation of a First Year Experience Discussion Group. The First Year Experience Discussion Group of ACRL/NY (FYEDG) aims to offer a platform for the discussion, presentations, workshops and exchange of ideas relating to the role of the librarian in providing service to first-year students in higher education. Topics that may be ...
  • ACRL Webcast, March 12, Oh, snap! Using popular culture to reach undergraduates in library instruction 03/01/2013 Oh, snap! Using popular culture to reach undergraduates in library instruction ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast Co-hosted by ACRL/NY & Kurt R. Schmeller Library, Queensborough Community College, CUNY Tired of boring, run-of-the-mill library instruction? Want to jazz up your information literacy program and connect with students? Join ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast! Learning Outcomes: Participants will understand the benefits of using popular ...
  • Teaching with Archives, April 30, 2013, New York City College of Technology (CUNY), Brooklyn, NY 02/22/2013 Colleagues, we invite you to attend an event co-sponsored by ACRL/NY and the Polytechnic Institute of New York University. This program focuses on the rewards and challenges of using archival sources in the classroom. Panelists include: Elizabeth Call, Brooklyn Historical Society librarian responsible for the repository’s books, maps, and special collections; Dr. Elaine Carey, Associate Professor and Chair ...
  • Join the 2013 ACRL/NY Symposium Committee 01/14/2013 Greetings and Happy New Year! I welcome current members of ACRL/NY to join the 2013 Symposium Planning Committee. ACRL/NY hosts an annual symposium each December that focuses on provocative issues in academic librarianship. The most recent symposium was on “Cultivating Entrepreneurship in Academic Libraries.” http://acrlnysymp2012.wordpress.com/ Our planning committee meets once a month on Fridays at the Mercy College Manhattan campus.  The first ...
  • METRO Reports on the 2012 ACRL/NY Symposium, “Cultivating Entrepreneurship in Academic Libraries” 01/03/2013 On Friday, December 7th, the ACRL/NY 2012 Symposium, “Cultivating Entrepreneurship in Academic Libraries,” was held at Baruch College’s vertical campus. Each of the day’s five speakers provided examples of entrepreneurship in their personal and professional projects, as well as advice on how staff and leaders can foster entrepreneurship in academic libraries throughout our region. Read the ...
  • New Librarians Discussion Group Meet-n’-Greet: “Demystifying the Hiring Process”, 2/7/2013 12/19/2012 RESCHEDULED! New Librarians Discussion Group Meet-n’-Greet: “Demystifying the Hiring Process” Thursday, February 7th, 2013 6:00 – 8:00pm METRO Training Center 57 E. 11th Street (4th floor) Please Register at http://metro.org/events/289/ What role does the traditional hiring committee play in the academic library hiring process? Who serves? How do they prepare? What happens during the day-long interview process? And what happens after the ...
  • Joint meeting of METRO ILL SIG and ACRL/NY RSDG 11/29/2012 This special joint meeting of the METRO Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Special Interest Group (SIG) and the ACRL/NY Resource Sharing Discussion Group (RSDG) will focus on common areas of interest to the participants. This may include the relationship between ILL and Demand Driven Acquisition, ILL of electronic resources, and other topics. Please come ready to share ...
  • ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group Meet N’ Greet, Dec. 11, 4-6 p.m. at the CUNY Graduate Center 11/27/2012 Are you a librarian for Graduate students? Are you interested in sharing and learning about programming and instruction ideas? If so, join the ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group for snacks and discussion on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 4-6 p.m. at the CUNY Graduate Center. It will be an open discussion, but topics will include: Scholarly Communication and ...
  • POSTPONED: New Librarians Discussion Group Meet-n’-Greet: “Demystifying the Hiring Process” Details to Follow 11/26/2012 UPDATE: Unfortunately, we have had to postpone the panel discussion “Demystifying the Hiring Process” until after the New Year. Our original location was put out of commission by the aftereffects of Hurricane Sandy. We are gratified by the unprecedented response our event notices precipitated. Even though we slowed our marketing efforts when we saw the ...
  • (postponed) ACRLNY New Librarians Discussion Group Meet-n’-Greet: “Demystifying the Hiring Process,” November 29 11/13/2012   POSTPONED: UPDATE: Unfortunately, we have had to postpone the panel discussion “Demystifying the Hiring Process” until after the New Year. Our original location was put out of commission by the aftereffects of Hurricane Sandy. We are gratified by the unprecedented response our event notices precipitated. Even though we slowed our marketing efforts when we saw ...
  • ACRLNY Fall Meet ‘N Greet: Serving Digital Natives at the Reference Desk, Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Center, November 20 11/07/2012 The ACRLNY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group will be hosting it’s fall “Meet N’ Greet” on Tuesday November 20, 2012 from 5:00pm-6:30pm in room C196.05, Concourse level of the Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Center for a discussion on the theme, “Serving Digital Natives at the Reference Desk”. This “Meet ‘n Greet” is open to everyone, ...
  • Tour of LaGuardia and Wagner Archives, an ACRLNY Event at LaGuardia Community College: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 4:00pm – 5:30 pm 10/18/2012 Attendees will get a general tour of the archives collections to take a rare look at primary materials documenting the social and political history of New York City. The Archives serves a broad array of researchers: journalists, students, scholars, exhibit planners and policy makers examining the history of Greater New York. The Archives also produces public ...
  • Librarians as Instructional Designers – ACRL/NY Joint Discussion Groups Online Meeting: Thursday, October 25th, 10 AM – 12 PM 10/16/2012
  • ACRL/NY 2012 Symposium 10/10/2012 Cultivating Entrepreneurship in Academic Libraries,” Friday, December 7, 2012, Baruch College Academic librarians are under tremendous pressure to adapt to changes in technology, declining budgets, “re-skilling,” and cultural or institutional expectations. Through necessity and ingenuity, some librarians are adapting by seeking out new opportunities for collaboration, innovation and creative service offerings that meet our users’ evolving ...
  • ACRL/NY Call for Poster Session Proposals: “Cultivating Entrepreneurship in Academic Libraries” 09/11/2012 The Call for Posters is closed–10-15-12. Call for Poster Session Proposals: “Cultivating Entrepreneurship in Academic Libraries” The 2012 ACRL/NY Annual Symposium “Cultivating Entrepreneurship in Academic Libraries” will focus on academic librarians who seek out new opportunities for collaboration, innovation and creative service offerings that meet our users’ evolving needs with limited resources. At ACRL/NY’s 32nd annual symposium, we ...
  • ACRL/NY Information Literacy/Instruction Discussion Group Meet & Greet Wednesday, June 13th 06/11/2012 ACRL/NY Information Literacy/Instruction Discussion Group Meet & Greet Wednesday, June 13th, 2012, 12 – 2 PM   This meeting is open to ACRL/NY members and non-members interested in finding out more about the organization. Come join us to get new ideas or share what you have been working on. To start the discussion, Clara Tran (Stony Brook ...
  • Starting a Mentoring Program for Academic Librarians: ACRL/NY 06/05/2012 Members of the executive board of The Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter of ACRL had been talking about starting a mentoring program for several years, and we finally did it. The New York City Area is home to four library schools and numerous academic institutions. Our chapter had already started up a New Librarians Discussion ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Catablogging – Leveraging Blogging Software to Present Your Collections on the Web from METRO on Vimeo. 05/14/2012 The following was posted on the METRO site on Monday, May 14, 2012. Follow all METRO articles in your RSS reader with this feed. Video Available from Last Week’s “Catablogging” Session Last week, METRO co-sponsored a session with ACRL/NY’s Special Collections and Archives Discussion Group. Video for this session is now available: METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Catablogging – Leveraging Blogging Software ...
  • The Mentoring Experience: ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group & Mentoring Program; Mina Rees Library; Wedneseday, May 16, 6-8pm 05/04/2012 Please join the ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group and the ACRL/NY Mentoring Program participants on Wednesday, May 16, from 6-8pm at The CUNY Graduate Center for a discussion on the mentoring experience. Hear advice from current mentors and seasoned librarians. We will also discuss the development and structure of ACRL/NY’s first mentoring program. We are ...
  • Presentation of “Using WordPress to Create Your Professional ePortfolio” 04/26/2012 Danielle Apfelbaum, (Reference and Instruction Librarian, NYIT, Old Westbury), was kind enough to share her presentation to the ACRL/NY Distance Learning Discussion Group on April 20, 2012. Prezi
  • ACRL/NY Distance Learning Discussion Group Meet and Greet, April 20 04/11/2012 update: Danielle Apfelbaum kindly shared her presentation with us. The ACRL/NY Distance Learning Discussion Group is pleased to sponsor a “meet-and-greet” on Friday April 20, from 9:30-11:00 am at the Mercy, Manhattan campus. The topic of conversation will be “E-Portfolios & the Academic Librarian.” E-portfolios are enjoying a renaissance, as students from various disciplines are encouraged to ...
  • ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group, April 26, 2012 04/10/2012 ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Groupand ARLIS/NY   Thursday, April 26, 2012 3-5 p.m. Topic:  “Outreach at the Met’s Watson Library”  Join the librarians from the Watson Library—Lisa Harms (Assistant Museum Librarian for Collections and Access), Erika Hauser (Collection Management), John Lindaman (Technical Services), and Andrea Puccio (Cataloging and Departmental Technical Services)—as they discuss how the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s ...
  • Missed “Libraries In Flux”? Video and Slides Now Online 03/22/2012 Missed “Libraries In Flux”? This METRO and ACRL/NY co-hosted event, held on March 19, 2012,  featured a talk with Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project? METRO has provided a recap, a Vimeo video and the slides for the talk.
  • ACRL/NY and METRO Catablogging program, May 10, 2012 03/20/2012 Colleagues, as chair of the ACRL/NY Special Collections and Archives Discussion Group it is my pleasure to invite you the upcoming catablogging program held in cooperation with the METRO New York Library Council. Our featured speaker is Chela Scott Weber, the Associate Head for Archival Collections at the Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Libraries in Flux – Mon. Mar 19, 2012 03/19/2012 METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Libraries in Flux program recap from METRO :: Video on Vimeo :: View the slides for this talk here. Speaker: Lee Rainie, Director, Pew Internet & American Life Project Date: Monday, March 19, 2012Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm. Location: METRO Training Center (4th floor) 57 E. 11th Street New York NY 10003 Phone: (212) 228-2320 Event Description: Lee Rainie, Director of the Pew Research Center’s Internet ...
  • ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group on Friday March 23, 2012 from 4:00pm-5:30pm 03/12/2012 Come to our next ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group on Friday March 23, 2012 from 4:00pm-5:30pm! The meeting will be held in room C196.05, Concourse level of the Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Center, on Friday March 23, 2012 from 4:00pm-5:30pm. To get to this room, please enter the library on the main floor. Please bring ...
  • ACRL/NY Resource Sharing Discussion Group “Meet and Greet” 3/23 03/06/2012 Please join us for the ACRL/NY Resource Sharing Discussion Group “Meet and Greet” When: Friday March 23, 2011, 9:30 – 10:30 am Where: Mercy College-Manhattan 66 W. 35 St., 7th floor Directions can be found at: https://www.mercy.edu/about-mercy-college/locations/manhattan/directions/ ID is required to enter the building. We will explore topics of interest to librarians and library students involved in acquisitions, cataloging, collection development, electronic ...
  • ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group Meeting, Tues. February 21 02/07/2012 Speaker:  Margaret Bausman Date:  Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Time:  6:00pm-8:00pm. Location:  C196.05 (Special Collections Reading Room), Mina Rees Library CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Ave. New York, NY  10016-4309 Light snacks will be served Event Description:  Margaret Bausman is a new academic librarian.  In 2010, she completed her MSLIS degree at Long Island University’s Palmer School in the Rare Books and Special Collections ...
  • METRO Event Videos Available Now Online 02/01/2012 METRO partnered with ACRL/NY to host professional development events beginning in the Fall, 2011. The videos for the first two events are now available on the METRO website: Fair Use is Not Civil Disobedience: Rethinking the Copyright Wars and the Role of the Academic Library, James Neal, Vice President of Information Services and University Librarian. Article ...
  • ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group, Meeting and Tour of NYU Research Commons, Thursday Feb. 9 02/01/2012 (blog: http://acrlnygsdg.wordpress.com/)   Thursday, February 9, 2012: 3 p.m.-5 p.m. Meeting and tour of the Research Commons at NYU’s Bobst Library The Graduate Services Discussion Group (GSDG) of ACRL/NY is a forum for librarians who work with graduate student populations to discuss how to customize and do outreach to graduate students in all disciplines. Join co-chairs Michael Handis and ...
  • ACRL/NY 2011 Symposium 11/30/2011 The Global Librarian: Information Without Borders, Friday, December 2, 2011, Baruch College. Academic librarians serve increasingly diverse populations, across a variety of platforms at home and around the world. As higher education becomes more global – and mobile – physical distance is no longer a barrier to teaching and learning. Through innovative use of progressive technologies, ...
  • ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group Joint Meeting with Metro Bibliographic Instruction SlG Nov. 9, 2011 11/09/2011 Please join ACRL/NY’s Graduate Services Discussion Group for the joint meeting with the Metro Bibliographic Instruction Special Interest Group at Metro from 10 am until noon on Wednesday, November 9. Scott Collard, Social Sciences Collections Coordinator and Librarian for Education and Linguistics at New York University’s Bobst Library, will give a presentation about graduate student services ...
  • Video from the METRO & ACRL/NY October 4, 2011 Lecture: Fair Use Is Not Civil Disobedience: Rethinking the Copyright Wars and the Role of the Academic Library; (James Neal, speaker) 11/05/2011 The video from the METRO & ACRL/NY October 4, 2011 Lecture: Fair Use Is Not Civil Disobedience: Rethinking the Copyright Wars and the Role of the Academic Library; (James Neal, speaker) is available at: http://vimeo.com/30398890
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Change in the Digital Age: Metadata Trends for Libraries (Weds., Nov. 16) 11/05/2011 Speaker: Rebecca Guenther Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Metadata has become a key piece in managing and discovering information resources in the digital environment. This event is intended for professionals and students who are interested in learning about the current and future metadata environment in libraries and other cultural heritage institutions. The presenter ...
  • ACRL/NY Special Collections and Archives and Meet-n-Greet, Nov. 4, 2011 11/04/2011 Are you an archivist or librarian working in an archive?  Are you involved in Special Collections within your library?  If so please join us at the Fall 2011 ACRL/NY Special Collections and Archives “Meet-n-Greet,” where you will meet colleagues from across the Greater New York area.  The meeting will be Friday, ...
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  • Emerging Librarians Meet & Mingle, Friday, September 25th, Levittown Public Library 08/21/2015 The NCLA Emerging Librarians Committee Presents: The Emerging Librarians Meet & Mingle: A Q&A Discussion and Networking Event. Join us on Friday, September 25th from 7:00pm-8:30pm at the Levittown Public Library for a roundtable discussion, during which we will be answering your questions about librarianship. Panelists will include professionals from various disciplines of librarianship, such as ...
  • METRO’s Outreach & Advocacy SIG meeting, METRO Training Center (4th floor) 57 E. 11th Street New York, NY, Thursday, June 11 from 10am-12pm 05/26/2015 METRO’s 2nd-ever Outreach & Advocacy SIG meeting will take place on Thursday, June 11 from 10am-12pm. Our focus will be newsletters across all media. We are looking for 3-5 volunteers to present five-minute show & tells about how they produce, use, and/or disseminate newsletters at their institution. Please fill out this form to volunteer: http://tinyurl.com/metro-OASIG-june2015 Whether or ...
  • The Art of Librarianship, SUNYLA 2015, Purchase College, Purchase, NY, June 3-5, 2015 05/07/2015 SUNYLA 2015: The Art of Librarianship Registration is Now Open! $165 for non-members $115 for members $50 for students $75 for single day registration Anyone who is engaged in librarianship, or who works and collaborates with librarians, knows that it’s not just a profession — it’s an art. Successful librarianship combines professional knowledge, skills, and experience with creativity, curiosity, passion, imagination, ...
  • SUNYLA 2015: The Art of Librarianship – Purchase College, SUNY – June 3-5, 2015 04/23/2015 Registration is Now Open! $165 for non-members $115 for members $50 for students $75 for single day registration Anyone who is engaged in librarianship, or who works and collaborates with librarians, knows that it’s not just a profession — it’s an art. Successful librarianship combines professional knowledge, skills, and experience with creativity, curiosity, passion, imagination, and vision. Each library, and ...
  • Registration for NELIG June 12, 2015 Annual Conference, ‘Crossing the Threshold’ now OPEN! 04/14/2015 The New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) is pleased to announce its annual conference, which will be held Friday, June 12, 2015 at Bryant University Smithfield, Rhode Island. This year’s annual event is inspired by the development and final publication of the ACRL Framework for Information Literacy. Please join us for an engaging day in which ...
  • Re-Imagining the Basics – 2015 Westchester Library Association Annual Conference – Friday, May 8 – Tarrytown, NY 04/14/2015 Keynote by Mary McDonagh Murphy, an independent film and television writer/producer whose current projects include a documentary about the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, called Hey Boo: Harper Lee and To Kill a Mockingbird. College Libraries section sessions are: Implementing a Culture of Creativity & Making: The Rutgers University Art Library LEGO Playing Station: In September of ...
  • Registration still open for Virtual ACRL/NEC Annual Conference – Friday May 8, 2015 – 8:30 am – 3:30 pm 04/08/2015 Seats are still available for the Virtual ACRL/NEC Annual Conference hosted at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, CT on Friday, May 8, 2015. The virtual conference will live stream the morning keynotes and a total of six breakouts during three sessions (one in the morning and two in the afternoon). In addition to the great ...
  • Baruch College’s 18th Annual Teaching & Technology Conference, Baruch College, April 17, 2015 03/19/2015 Baruch College will hold its Eighteenth Annual Conference on Teaching and Technology on Friday, April 17, 2015. Our keynote speaker will be Gary E. Miller, Executive Director Emeritus of the Penn State World Campus, the e-learning campus of The Pennsylvania State University. This year’s program will include presentations by faculty and students about: * Geospatial data resources * 3-D ...
  • LACUNY Institute 2015: Privacy and Surveillance, LACUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, May 8, 2015 03/19/2015 Privacy and Surveillance: Library Advocacy for the 21st Century Friday, May 8 from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM John Jay College of Criminal Justice The LACUNY Institute is an annual, one-day conference open to LIS professionals, students, and the general public. It is organized by the Library Association of the City University of New York (LACUNY), and although ...
  • Qatar National Library Job Fair, Zurich Marriott Hotel, 4-6 May 2015 03/09/2015 A unique library with breadth in its functions, bridging with knowledge Qatar’s Heritage and Future Qatar National Library (QNL) is supporting Qatar on its journey from a carbon-based economy to a knowledge-based economy by providing free information resources to students, researchers and the entire community in Qatar. Resources include a vast collection of exceptional online databases ...
  • ENY/ACRL 2015: Call for lightning round and poster sessions — May 19, 2015 02/27/2015 The Eastern New York Chapter of ACRL invites presenters for Lightning Round and Poster sessions at its Spring Conference which will be held Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at SUNY Binghamton in Binghamton, NY. This meeting will focus on the broad theme of Building Supportive Organization Cultures in Libraries. LIGHTNING ROUNDS Presentations are limited to 5 minutes! Share ...
  • SUNYLA 2015: The Art of Librarianship — Call for Proposals — DEADLINE EXTENDED 02/27/2015 SUNYLA 2015: The Art of Librarianship Purchase College, SUNY June 3-5, 2015 Call for Proposals Deadline for workshops and presentation proposals has been extended to: March 6, 2015 Anyone who is engaged in librarianship, or who works and collaborates with librarians, knows that it’s not just a profession — it’s an art. Successful librarianship combines professional knowledge, skills, and experience ...
  • Call for Proposals/Save the Date – SUNYLA 2015: The Art of Librarianship – Purchase College – June 3-5, 2015 01/20/2015 SUNYLA 2015: The Art of Librarianship Purchase College, SUNY June 3-5, 2015 Call for Proposals Deadline for workshops and presentation proposals: February 27, 2015 Anyone who is engaged in librarianship, or who works and collaborates with librarians, knows that it’s not just a profession — it’s an art. Successful librarianship combines professional knowledge, skills, and experience with creativity, curiosity, ...
  • To the Community and Beyond: New Media and Evolving Services in Libraries – St. Johns University 6th DLIS Symposium – November 15, 2014 10/29/2014 The Division of Library and Information Science (DLIS) semiannual symposia bring together students, alumni, faculty, and information professionals from across the nation. The Symposia are held on Saturdays in November and April during the academic year from 8:30am to 3:00pm. The 6th DLIS Symposium explores new media and evolving services in both public and academic libraries. ...
  • Ithaka S+R Workshop: Evidence-Driven Decisions on Library Space – December 10, 2014 – 151 East 61st Street, NYC 10/28/2014 Physical space, often at the heart of a campus, is one of the greatest assets of many academic and research libraries. In this age of expanding online and on-screen information use, libraries continue to provide places for storing and using legacy materials while offering new kinds of spaces for serving and consulting electronic resources and ...
  • OA Week: Screening and Discussion of The Internet’s Own Boy at BMCC on Friday, October 24th 3-5PM 10/07/2014 In honor of Open Access Week, the LACUNY Scholarly Communications Roundtable invites you to a screening and discussion of The Internet’s Own Boy. This documentary examines the life and contribution of internet and information activist Aaron Swartz. Swartz penned the Guerrilla Open Access Manifesto in 2008, two years after he freed the Library of Congress’s bibliographic ...
  • Women in Film: Research, Digital Preservation & Access, Theatre Library Association, New York Public Library’s Bruno Walter Theatre, October 17, 2014 09/19/2014 The Theatre Library Association Presents: Women in Film:  Research, Digital Preservation & Access Join us on October 17, 2014 for a discussion moderated by TLA President Nancy Friedland looking at women in film from three different perspectives. Mark Newton, Production Manager for Columbia University’s Center for Digital Research and Scholarship (CDRS), will discuss the Columbia University’s Women Film Pioneers Project (https://wfpp.cdrs.columbia.edu/), a ...
  • Registration and Session Proposals are now OPEN for the NYC Archives Unconference on Saturday, September 6, 2014! 07/18/2014 Registration and Session Proposals are now OPEN for the NYC Archives Unconference on Saturday, September 6, 2014! http://nycarchivesunconference.wordpress.com/ This free event, open to anyone interested in archives, will be held at Barnard College in New York City. Information about the unconference format, the schedule, travel, and accommodations can be found on the website listed above. Registration in advance ...
  • SLA NY 2014 Conference and Expo, Sept. 18, 2014 07/06/2014 The New York Chapter of the Special Libraries Association is proud to announce Registration is now open for the SLA NY 2014 Conference and Expo! Invest in yourself! Join SLA NY at Baruch College on Thursday, September 18th for a packed day of learning and networking. The program will kick off with a keynote address from SLA’s President-Elect ...
  • Program on Surveillance at ALA Sunday, June 29th at 1:00pm 06/24/2014 Title:                     Surveillance Date:                     Sunday, June 29th Time:                    1pm to 2:30pm Location:             LVCC-S232 Program Description: What implications do the latest disclosures about wide-spread government surveillance have for libraries, librarians, and patrons?  The purpose of this session is to provide librarians an update and refresher on the palpable impacts of surveillance.  The conversations will canvass recent NSA disclosures, digital surveillance, as well ...
  • Syracuse iSchool at ALA’s Annual Conference – Las Vegas 06/11/2014 Please join Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (iSchool) at this year’s ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas! The iSchool at Syracuse is thrilled to announce the continuation of our 25% Library Employee Tuition Award – an award aimed at assisting those working in a library setting to receive the professional ALA accredited LIS or LIS – School Media masters ...
  • Westchester Library Association Annual Conference–May 9, 2014 05/06/2014 The Westchester Library association is holding their annual conference on Friday, May 9th at the Tarrytown DoubleTree hotel. Our conference theme this year is: “The Inclusive Library: Accommodating Learning Differences” and our keynote speaker is Carla Harris. Please visit us online at www.westchesterlibraryassociation.org for more information and to register!
  • NYTSL 2014 Spring Reception – Butler Library -Columbia University NYC 04/24/2014 Registration is open on the NYTSL website (http://www.nytsl.org/nytsl) for the Spring 2014 New York Technical Services Librarians Annual Reception for Librarians, Information Professionals and Library School Students. Please register before space fills up! We cannot take walk-in registrations for this event. This reception is an opportunity for librarians, archivists, and information professionals from the metropolitan area ...
  • 2014 NELIG Annual Program “Teaching Across Difference” – June 6, 2014 – University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, MA 04/16/2014 The New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) is pleased to announce its annual conference, which will be held Friday, June 6, 2014 at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Massachusetts. During the program, “Teaching Across Difference,” we will share and explore how instruction librarians approach the many differences we encounter in our work, be they one-on-one, collaborative ...
  • You’re Invited to METRO for a Reception for Sari Feldman on March 24, 2014 03/17/2014 Join us for a wine reception at METRO on Monday, March 24, 2014. Candidate for ALA President Elect Sari Feldman will join us for a few brief remarks and to get to know the talented NYC library community. (And rumor has it that she’ll be joined by author Robert Lipsyte.) Monday, March 24, 2014 4:00 pm – ...
  • Baruch College’s 17 Annual Conference on Teaching and Technology 03/10/2014 Baruch College will hold its Seventeenth Annual Conference on Teaching and Technology on Friday, March 28, 2014. Our keynote speaker is Jim Groom, Director of the Division of Teaching and Learning Technologies and adjunct professor at the University of Mary Washington. This year’s program will include presentations by faculty and students about: * VOCAT 3.0 — The ...
  • Registration Open for Doing It Your Way: Approaches to Research Data Management for Libraries (Space is Limited) 03/05/2014 The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NN/LM MAR) is offering a 2-day symposium to help your library find its unique approach to research data management.  We have a great cast of speakers to talk about issues you may be facing in your library. When:  April 28 – 29, 2014 Where:  The Rockefeller University, ...
  • Technical Services Event at the Watson Library, The Metropolitan Museum 03/05/2014 It’s documentary, my dear Watson: documentation in technical services Date: Thursday, April 3, 2014 Time: 3:00-5:00 pm Have you ever wondered how other libraries manage to keep track of all those local decisions, workflows, cataloger’s judgments, and exceptions to every rule?  So have we which is why we asked 10 librarians to come and discuss the best and ...
  • Reminder: REGISTER for the 11th Columbia Library Symposium 02/25/2014 Many ACRL/NY Members will be interested in this Symposium; we hope you remember to register! REGISTER for the 11th Columbia Library Symposium! LEADERS EVERYWHERE: Fostering Leadership Across the Academic Library Organization Leadership development and mentoring are effective strategies that contribute to organizational success. Within academic library organizations, investing in leadership development and creating cultures of mentorship can positively influence ...
  • February 26, 2014: iSchool at Syracuse presents iSchool Trivia Night in NYC! 02/11/2014 The iSchool at Syracuse is pleased to announce 2 new tuition awards and would like to invite all ACRL-NY members to join us for iSchool Trivia Night in NYC.  Please join us at Stout, 133 W 33rd St, NYC, on Wednesday February 26 from 6:00 – 8:00pm for a night of networking and fun and ...
  • Empire State Digital Network + Digital Public Library of America: Mar. 11, 2014 02/05/2014 METRO DH+ SIG Meeting Empire State Digital Network + Digital Public Library of America Jason Kucsma, Executive Director, will give us a brief overview of METRO’s exciting new partnership with the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) in collaboration with the other NY3Rs organizations. METRO will lead the Empire State Digital Network, one of three new DPLA ...
  • Westchester Library Association Midwinter Conference: Distance Learning and Open Access, 1/6/2014 12/16/2013 Keynote Speaker: New York Times Op Ed Columnist Joe Nocera speaking on Digital Privacy Presenters: Linda W. Braun, Professor at Simmons College GSLIS and Educational Technology Consultant with LEO; and Thomas P. Mackey, Dean of the Center for Distance Learning at Empire State College Schedule: 8:30 – 9:15: Registration and Breakfast 9:30 – 10:30: Linda Braun: Learning by Hanging Out 10:30 -10:45: ...
  • 3Ts 2014: At the Core of Teaching, Technology and Transliteracy — SUNY Geneseo’s Milne Library — Friday, March 14, 2014 11/19/2013 The fourth annual 3Ts conference is on the way! Join librarians, faculty, instructional designers and K-12 educators in thoughtful and thorough conversations as we go back to the roots of 3Ts and move beyond the standard format of keynote speaker and concurrent presentations. Throughout this one-day conference, you’ll engage in workshops where presenters highlight their dynamic teaching collaborations and/or ...
  • ARCHIVES AND LIBRARY LEADERSHIP NETWORK OF NEW YORK CITY — Stepping Stones to Leadership — November 18, 2013 11/12/2013 ARCHIVES AND LIBRARY LEADERSHIP NETWORK OF NEW YORK CITY  (ALLN) Fall Event:       Stepping Stones to Leadership: Interpersonal, Business & Professional Challenges Date/Time:      Monday, November 18, 2013, 4:00 to 7:00 pm Location:         METRO, 57 East 11th Street, 4th floor Description:    The New York City archives and library communities contain many professionals with rich volunteer experience on organization boards.  At this ...
  • Using Anthropological Methods to Understand Student Work Practices – LaGuardia Community College – Novemeber 5, 2013 10/29/2013 Knowledge in the Digital Age PRESENTS Using Anthropological Methods to Understand Student Work Practices Dr. Nancy Fried Foster, PhD  Senior Anthropologist, Ithaka S+R For students,faculty, staff, and administrators interested in improving academic spaces and services Limited Seating! Get your free ticket NOW: https://knowledgeinthedigitalage2013-fa.eventbrite.com Cost: Free Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Time: 2:15 P.M. Where: Room E111  Refreshments: Most Definitely! What: In projects in the US and abroad, anthropologist ...
  • The 2014 LACUNY Institute – The Graduate Center – April 4, 2014 10/29/2013 The 2014 LACUNY Institute: Information Literacy to Empower: Theory and Practice April 4, 2014 The Graduate Center, City University of New York Keynote Speaker: Barbara Fister (Professor and Coordinator of Instruction, Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library, Gustavus Adolphus College, blogger and writer) Information Literacy has long been a key concept for information studies and it occupies a central place in the mission of libraries and ...
  • METRO’s Bibliographic Instructon SIG: Lesson Plan Lab – Wednesday, November 6 10/23/2013 Got a great activity idea for library instruction? Want to get it “on its feet” and gather feedback from other teaching librarians? Or are you simply interested in learning more about how your Bibliographic Instruction SIG colleagues are approaching lesson design and facilitation? Come join us! The plan is to break into small “fish bowl” groups ...
  • METRO DigitalHumanitiesPlus SIG inaugural meeting — Oct 22 — 4 PM-6 PM 10/17/2013 We are pleased to announce the inaugural meeting of the new METRO DigitalHumanitiesPlus (DH+) Special Interest Group (SIG) When: Tuesday October 22, 2013 4:00 PM Where: METRO Training Center 57 East 11th Street 4th Floor New York, NY Our guest speaker will be Rebecca Federman, Culinary Collections Librarian at NYPL Title and a brief description of her talk: “What’s on the Menu?: The story of a ...
  • Register Now for 2013 DANJ Fall Conference: Global Information, Local Access – Friday, November 1st at Princeton University 10/17/2013 Do you get reference questions involving international topics or events? Information from IGOs (UN, main body, and agencies), NGOs, (Amnesty International, Red Cross, etc.) and the official publications of other nations can provide the answers. Experts will explain the usefulness of these (mostly) free resources and teach strategies for finding them easily. Friday, November 1, 8:30 ...
  • Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Greenwich Village in the 60s – Saturday, November 2nd 10/16/2013 Join the Jefferson Market Library, Wikimedia NYC, and the Metropolitan New York Library Council for an all-day Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Saturday, November 2nd at the Jefferson Market Library in Greenwich Village. The Edit-a-Thon will help complete Wikipedia articles about the history of Greenwich Village, as well as the public art, community gardens, and library branches in ...
  • 2013 DANJ Fall Conference, Global Information, Local Access – Friday, November 1- Friend Center, Princeton University 10/04/2013 Do you get reference questions involving international topics or events? Information from IGOs (UN, main body, and agencies), NGOs, (Amnesty International, Red Cross, etc.) and the official publications of other nations can provide the answers. Experts will explain the usefulness of these (mostly) free resources and teach strategies for finding them easily. Friday, November 1, 8:30 ...
  • Event: Performing Arts Scholarship in the Digital Age: A Conversation with James Wilson and Polly Thistlethwaite – October 18, 2013 10/01/2013 The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts 111 Amsterdam Avenue Bruno Walter Auditorium October 18, 2013 Doors open at 6:45, event from 7:00-8:00 PM. No reservations required, first come first served. Event follows TLA Annual Business Meeting and recognition of Distinguished Service, which takes place from 5:30-6:30 PM. Join us on October 18, 2013 for a discussion on digital access ...
  • 2013 Documents Association of New Jersey (DANJ) Fall Conference 09/04/2013 Friday, November 1, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Continental Breakfast at 8:30 AM; Program at 9:15 AM, Optional Tours at 3 PM Global Information, Local Access @ Friend Center, Princeton University Keynote Speaker: Iain Watt, New Chief, Dag Hammarskjöld Library, United Nations Do you get reference questions involving international topics or events? Information from IGOs (UN, main body, and ...
  • Sports Themed Bedrooms – Football Bedroom Design Idea For Boys 08/27/2013 This will stretch your achilles tendon in preparation for riding a bicycle. Find really cool graphics in categories like life, glittery, hearts, holidays, icons, guy stuff, alcohol, grayscale white, friendship, love, playful, sexy, zodiacs, thanks for your add, pink, girl, and plenty other graphics as easily. Whether you’re on a cheap jerseys day at ...
  • Western New York/Ontario ACRL Chapter Fall Conference 2013 06/24/2013 Please save the date for WNY/O ACRL’s Fall Conference: The theme for this conference is “Publishing and Advancing Research. ” Date: Friday, Oct. 18th, 2013 Time: 8:30am-4:00pm Location: RIT Conference Center in West Henrietta, New York. Our speakers will include: Samantha Gust, Niagara University Library. “READY, SET, REVIEW!  Book reviewing and editing, Some Do’s and Don’ts and Maybes.” Christopher Hollister, University at Buffalo. “What ...
  • FREE Economics and Business Librarianship Talk at METRO June 19 06/07/2013 Hello All: Please mark your calendars for the METRO Economics/Business Librarianship SIG’s 2nd meeting (June 19th Wednesday at 10 AM) held at METRO: FREE, RSVP here: http://metro.org/events/356/ Program will feature Ms. Lucy Heckman, Associate Professor/Head of Reference at St. John’s University Library where she will talk about using non-business databases for business research and business databases for non-business research. Refreshments will ...
  • NELIG Annual Conference June 21 06/04/2013 Seats are still availalbe for the New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) Annual Conference, which will be held Friday, June 21, 2013 at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. The program, “Libraries, Librarians & Literacies: Information Literacy in Context,” will examine the multiple ways that information literacy and other literacies are informing instruction and collaboration across ...
  • METRO’s Spring Speakers Forum with Hilary Mason, June 4th 05/31/2013 METRO is pleased to welcome Hilary Mason to address the member community at our Spring Speakers Forum next Tuesday, June 4th. Mason, Chief Scientist at bitly, will speak about innovation, data-driven decision making, access and discovery, and other areas of opportunity for libraries at the intersection of data and technology. In addition to her work at ...
  • “Libraries, Librarians & Literacies: Information Literacy in Context” Friday, June 21, 2013 at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 05/24/2013 Workshops at NELIG Annual Program How can team-based learning change your library instruction? How can you incorporate emerging technologies into your library instruction? Nationally celebrated metaliteracy specialists Trudi Jacobson and Thomas Mackey will address these questions in small group workshops during the NELIG Annual Program “Libraries, Librarians & Literacies: Information Literacy in Context” Friday, June 21, ...
  • SIG Economics and Business Librarianship Talk at METRO June 19 05/24/2013 Please mark your calendars for our 2nd meeting (June 19th Wednesday at 10 AM) held at METRO: FREE, rsvp here: http://metro.org/events/356/\ Program will feature Ms. Lucy Heckman, Associate Professor/Head of Reference at St. John’s University Library where she will talk about using non-business databases for business research and business databases for non-business research. Refreshments will be provided ...
  • Upcoming METRO Professional Development Events 05/17/2013 May 2013: METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part I Tues, May 21  |  10:00am-1:00pm  |  $30 METRO, myMETRO & ACRL/NY Members; $40 Non-Members Part I: Preparing Yourself, and Your Materials, for the Challenge will help you feel more confident in your job search by giving you the tools to organize a search, find ...
  • Computers and Crowds: Unexpected Authors and Their Impact on Scholarly Research – CUNY Graduate School – New York, NY 05/10/2013 The Library Association of CUNY (LACUNY) Emerging Technologies Committee, the LACUNY Scholarly Communications Roundtable, CUNY Library Information Literacy Advisory Committee (LILAC), and the CUNY Office of Library Services are delighted to announce our Spring program: Computers and Crowds: Unexpected Authors and Their Impact on Scholarly Research Friday, May 17th; 9:30am – 12:30pm Graduate School of Journalism, Room ...
  • 2013 CLIR Participatory Design Seminar: Sharing Research, Ideas, and Methods June 5-7 University of Rochester – Rochester, NY 04/30/2013 DRAFT OF SCHEDULE Wednesday, June 5 6 – 8pm Welcome Reception Thursday, June 6 9am – noon Opening: Nancy Fried Foster Keynote: David Lindahl, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Planning, University of Missouri – Kansas City Project Presentations “A Recipe for Participatory Design of Course Pages” – Sue Cardinal (University  of Rochester) “Co-viewing: Creating Broader Participation in Ethnographic Library Research” –  Marilyn Pukkila and Ellen Freeman (Colby ...
  • Westchester Library Association Annual Conference- Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown, NY- May 10, 2013 04/15/2013 PROGRAMS AND SPEAKERS A. Tech Trends & Library Services in the Digital Age. (College and Reference) Our presenter, Kathryn Zickuhr, is a research analyst at the Pew Research Center. She will be sharing her key findings from the Pew Center’s multi-year study of public libraries as well as larger trends in how Americans use technology. She ...
  • METRO and ACRL/NY Present: The New Professionals Series 04/05/2013 METRO and ACRL/NY have united to cosponsor a series of webinars and workshops designed especially for new professionals and soon-to-be graduates. Click this link to read this article on METRO’s site: http://metro.org/articles/metro-and-acrlny-present-new-professionals-series/ The Future for Libraries: A guide for new professionals The New Professionals series begins next Thursday, April 11 at 1:00pm EST with a conversation between Eli ...
  • Webinar: The Future for Libraries – A guide for new professionals 03/15/2013 Thursday, April 11, 2013, 1:00pm – 2:00pm Speaker Eli Neiburger Eli Neiburger joined the staff of the Ann Arbor District Library as a helpdesk technician in 1997 and has been responsible for AADL’s technology program since 2000. In his current role as Associate Director for IT & Production, Eli is responsible for technology planning, software development, digitization, ...
  • Baruch College’s 16th Annual Teaching & Technology Conference 03/15/2013 Baruch College will hold its Sixteenth Annual Conference on Teaching and Technology on Friday, April 5th on the 14th floor of the Newman Vertical Campus (55 Lexington Avenue). This year’s program will include presentations on: * Using Twitter as a Social Listening and Research Tool in the Classroom * 3D Printing and Making Across the Curriculum * Instructional and ...
  • Baruch College’s 16th Annual Teaching & Technology Conference, April 5, 2013 03/11/2013 Baruch College will hold its Sixteenth Annual Conference on Teaching and Technology on Friday, April 5th on the 14th floor of the Newman Vertical Campus. This year’s program will include presentations on: * Using Twitter as a Social Listening and Research Tool in the Classroom * 3D Printing and Making Across the Curriculum * Instructional and Competitive Use of ...
  • 10th Columbia Libraries Symposium- March 22nd, 2013 01/22/2013 REGISTER for The 10th Columbia Libraries Symposium THEME: Trending… New Opportunities in the Evolving Academy DESCRIPTION: Higher education is changing and libraries are too. Libraries are being re-imagined not only to keep pace with evolving scholarly needs but also to provide leadership in addressing broader institutional challenges presented by the transforming academic enterprise. Libraries seeking to re-position ...
  • Westchester Library Association Mid-Winter Conference 12/13/2012 Gateway Center at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY January 7, 2013 (raindate: January 14) http://www.westchesterlibraryassociation.org/ Program: Registration, check-in and breakfast – 8:30 Keynote Speaker – 9:30 am Randy Cohen is the former author of The Ethicist Column in the New York Times. He has appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Anderson Cooper 360 and NPR where he is currently the ...
  • 2013 LACUNY Institute CFP – Libraries, Information, and the Right to the City 12/05/2012 The 2013 LACUNY Institute Libraries, Information, and the Right to the City April 5, 2013 John Jay College of Criminal Justice Keynote Speakers: Christine Pawley – Former director of the School of Library and Information Studies, University of Wisconsin – Madison and historian of print culture in America. Jessa Lingel – Doctoral student at Rutgers and author of “Occupy Wall Street ...
  • CENSUS: PAST, PRESENT– FUTURE? DANJ Fall Conference at Lewis Library, Princeton University, Rescheduled for Monday, December 17, 2012 11/14/2012 CENSUS: PAST, PRESENT–FUTURE? DANJ Fall Conference, Rescheduled for Monday, December 17, 2012 New registrations accepted Breakfast at 8:30 AM Lewis Library, Princeton University Washington Road and Ivy Lane, Princeton, NJ 08544 Continental Breakfast and Lunch Topics     Major Demographic Trends from Decennial Census     U. S. Census Records 1790 to 1940: A Genealogist’s Perspective     Census and the American Community Survey     The Disappearance of the ...
  • Supporting Translational and Team-based Science: Columbia University, Morningside Campus, November 12 11/07/2012 Supporting Translational and Team-based Science Monday, November 12 1:00 to 5:00 pm Columbia University, Morningside Campus Butler Library, Room 203 To register, please go to: http://tinyurl.com/ak9kll8 Traditionally, medical and science/technical libraries have provided information resources and technology to support educational and research objectives. Now, the complexity of translational and team-based science research and their multidisciplinary approaches offer prime opportunities for ...
  • METRO Professional Development Events in November 10/24/2012 Every month, METRO offers an exciting range of learning and networking opportunities – details and registration are just a click away! November 2012: What Accidental Library Marketers Need to Know Mon, Nov 5  |  1:00-4:00pm  |  $35 METRO; $25 myMETRO; $45 Non-Members This workshop – led by Kathy Dempsey, author of the book The Accidental Marketer – is ...
  • Call for Submissions: Peer Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (PRIMO) Committee of the ACRL Instruction Section, Submissions Deadline: November 14, 2012 10/22/2012 The Peer Reviewed Instructional Materials Online (PRIMO) Committee of the ACRL Instruction Section invites you to submit your online information literacy tutorial, virtual tour, or other online library instruction project for review and possible inclusion in PRIMO: Peer-Reviewed Instructional Materials Online. ***Deadlines for Fall 2012*** Nominations: October 31, 2012 Submissions: November 14, 2012 Additional information about PRIMO, as well ...
  • Registration Extended: Census: Past, Present— Future? Friday, Novemeber 2nd @ Lewis Library, co-sponsored by Documents Association of New Jersey (DANJ) and LibraryLinkNJ 10/19/2012 Wondering what you will do now that major statistical sources, like the Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics and the Consolidated Federal Funds Report, will no longer be published? Find out what to use in their place, as well as current and historical census information, and much more at the annual DANJ conference, on Friday, November 2 ...
  • Providing Instructional Services: Four Case Studies, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Friday, November 9, 2012: 3:00 – 4:30 pm 10/16/2012 Providing effective library instruction often relies on matching instructional methods and formats to specific groups of users with varying research needs. This panel session will include speakers from four different institutions. Each speaker will talk about how their instructional program addresses the distinctive needs of their respective constituencies. They will address topics such as the ...
  • METRO Professional Development Events in October 10/10/2012 Every month, METRO offers an exciting range of learning and networking opportunities – details and registration are just a click away! October 2012: Managing Digital Preservation Basics for Smaller Institutions Fri, Oct 12  |  10:00am-4:00pm  |  $25 METRO, myMETRO, & Non-Members This workshop introduces digital collection caretakers to utilities and processes that will help them perform routine archival tasks ...
  • DANJ Conference: Census: Past, Present— Future? November 2nd, Lewis Library, Princeton University, NJ 10/10/2012 Friday, November 2, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. Continental Breakfast at 8:30 am; Optional Tours at 3 p.m. (Choice of the University Historic Maps Exhibit, Lewis Library, or the international census collection at the Donald E. Stokes Library). Topics by expert presenters include: Opening address by Mary Alice Baish, Assistant Public Printer, Superintendent of Documents from GPO Major Demographic Trends ...
  • Government Documents and Smart Phones & Mobile Computing Special Interest Groups event 09/19/2012 Join the Government Documents and Smart Phones & Mobile Computing Special Interest Groups for a tasting menu of selected government apps. Featured resources will include ABC Eats-NYC Health app, which helps you locate inspection results for NYC restaurants; Science.gov, for science information on the go; and the NYC 311 app, which allows you to upload ...
  • 2012 New York Archives Week, Oct. 7-13 09/14/2012 The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc., along with hundreds of organizations in the archives community across New York State, will celebrate New York Archives Week, October 7-13, 2012, with special commemorative activities throughout New York City.  New York Archives Week is an annual celebration aimed at informing the general public of the ...
  • METRO Professional Development 09/11/2012 September – October 2012 Every month, METRO offers an exciting range of learning and networking opportunities – details and registration are just a click away! September 2012: Introduction to WordPress for Personal Site Design Fri, Sept 14  |  10:00am-1:00pm  |  $60 METRO; $35 myMETRO; $75 Non-Members This workshop will walk you through the basics of using WordPress as a content ...
  • Call for volunteers to contribute to Connections: The ACRL/NY Newsletter- Fall 2012 09/10/2012 Greetings ACRL/NY members, This is a call for all volunteers who wish to contribute articles for the Fall 2012 issue of Connections: The ACRL/NY Newsletter The theme for the Fall issue is “goals for the academic year ”. What types of activities and projects are you planning this academic year? Are you working on anything that is ...
  • RDA and Sound Recordings Workshop, Princeton University 09/10/2012 The Music Library Association (MLA)–Atlantic Chapter and the MLA Educational Outreach Program are pleased to announce a preconference on “RDA and Sound Recordings Cataloging.” The preconference will be held: Friday, October 19, 2012 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Woolworth Center of Musical Studies Princeton University–Princeton, NJ Early registration is $20, if postmarked by September 26, or $25 after September 26. The ...
  • METRO’S Annual Meeting: A Call for Proposals 08/31/2012 http://metro.org/articles/metros-annual-meeting-a-call-for-proposals/ In its new expanded format, METRO’s Annual Meeting takes place on Monday, October 29, 2012 from 9:30 AM till 4:30 PM at The Vertical Campus at Baruch College. This year’s meeting will feature distinguished keynote speakers, updates on innovative projects from METRO community members, and plenty of opportunity throughout the day to connect with colleagues familiar ...
  • Just a few places left: TICER Summer School on Digital Libraries, the Netherlands 08/02/2012 More than 90 people already registered for TICER’s International Summer School on Digital Libraries in Tilburg, the Netherlands, August 21-24, 2012. Registration is now formally closed, but we have a few places left! TICER is all about high quality courses, organized especially for you as a library professional to get an in depth overview in your ...
  • Registration Open for “New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations“ 07/12/2012 “New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations“ is a series of free quarterly webinars on issues of interest to new librarians, models of library associations and library schools working with new professionals, and groups by and for librarians. The free webinars are presented by IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning and IFLA ...
  • METRO Professional Development Update 07/12/2012 New Additions to Lynda.com New training videos are now available online to METRO members at lynda.com. You can see all of their latest releases at http://www.lynda.com/Member.aspx. To request free lynda.com access through METRO, simply email Laura Forshay at lforshay@metro.org, Subject: Lynda, with your name and member institution or myMETRO membership status. July: Webinar: Collaborative Digitization Showcase – Local ...
  • METRO and ACRL/NY Announce Call for Proposals for Global Librarian Project Due July 10, 2012 06/19/2012 We are pleased to announce a call for proposals for a joint publication of the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) and the Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries. Please read on for details. Book Concept: Twenty-first century librarians work in an increasingly global environment of diverse populations with ...
  • METRO Professional Development Update 06/13/2012 Every month, METRO offers an exciting range of learning and networking opportunities – details and registration are just a click away! New Additions to Lynda.com New training videos are now available online to METRO members at lynda.com.  A career development course on Building Professional Connections, how to use the new Adobe Creative Suite 6, and updated Facebook, ...
  • Upcoming METRO Events, June 2012 05/24/2012 Webinar: The New Serendipity – How Small Demons Can Help Patron Discovery Fri, June 1  |  4:00-5:00pm  |  There is no fee to attend, but registration is required. Join us online for this presentation of Small Demons, a website that identifies all the cultural references in fiction and narrative nonfiction and connects them, allowing us to create ...
  • Upcoming METRO Events, May 2012 05/16/2012 Vendor Demo: MakerBot Wed, May 23  |  6:00-7:30pm  |  There is no fee to attend, but registration is required In this presentation, Jon Santiago, education consultant for MakerBot  and co-founder of HTINK education cooperative, will give an overview of the Makerbot 3-D Printing process and the various free and open source software tools available.  In addition, there ...
  • Introduction to Photoshop and Digital Imaging; METRO; 57 E. 11th Street; Thursday and Friday, May 17-18, 2012 05/16/2012 Thurs and Fri,  May 17 & 18  |  10:00am-1:00pm; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm  | 57 E. 11th Street, 11th Floor | $100 METRO; $90 myMETRO; $150 Non-Members This workshop will introduce participants to an exemplary imaging workflow and the principles behind image capture and image editing.  Common image editing tools and techniques will be demonstrated ...
  • Webinar: Best Practices in Virtual Reference – Finding Your Virtual Reference Users Online; METRO; Thursday, May 17, 2012 05/16/2012 Thursday, May 17  |  1:00-2:00pm  |  There is no fee to attend, but registration is required. Continuing the Best Practices in Virtual Reference Series, Susan McGlamery of OCLC and other virtual reference users will lead a discussion on finding your users where they are and meeting them at the point of need.  Join us to share ...
  • Webinar: “You Want Fries With That?” Using the Reference Interview to Add Value; METRO; Wednesday, May 16, 2012 05/16/2012 Wed, May 16  |  6:00-7:30pm  |  $20 METRO, myMETRO & NY3Rs Members; $30 Non-Members In this webinar, Mary Ellen Bates will give you the tools to turn the reference interview and other client / patron / stakeholder interactions into a powerful tool for raising their expectations, learning what else you can offer, and becoming a strategic ...
  • Registration extended one week for the SUNYLA 2012 conference! 05/14/2012 The registration deadline for the SUNYLA Conference has been extended for one additional week. The last day you can register is now Friday May 18. The conference is June 6-8, at Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan! The conference this year will feature a full slate of  pre-conferences, presentations, and poster sessions. Distinguished Librarians, Constantia Constantinou and ...
  • Library Leadership in the 21st Century; Tilburg University, the Netherlands; Registration Deadline: May 15, 2012 05/11/2012 Ticer has the pleasure of announcing an exclusive 3-day course for library directors worldwide: “Library Leadership in the 21st Century”. The program is part of Ticer’s 15th International Summer School on Digital Libraries, and will be held from August 19 to 21, 2012 at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. The course offers library directors the chance to ...
  • Films from New York’s Vault III: Archives Go To the Movies! The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc.; 32 Second Avenue; Thursday, May 10, 2012 05/07/2012 The Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART) Programming Committee is pleased to announce the final program line-up for the May 2012 event, Co-Sponsored by Anthology Film Archives: Films from New York’s Vault III: Archives Go To the Movies! Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (ART) and Anthology Film Archives are excited to ...
  • Library Technology and the Future of Libraries, LACUNY Institute 2012, CUNY Graduate Center: June 1, 2012 05/02/2012 The goal of the 2012 Institute is to explore the ways technology has transformed how users discover, access, and ultimately use information in academic libraries. Changes in library technology mean not only a re-imagining of traditional objects such as a book or a journal, but also involves configuring a library’s physical space and how that ...
  • Ticer International Summer School–ONE WEEK LEFT FOR EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION 04/25/2012 Reminder: One Week Left for Early Bird Registration Ticer International Summer School Ticer 15th International Summer School on Digital Libraries will be held at Tilburg University, the Netherlands from August 21 to 24, 2012. The early bird registration discount is € 150.00 per registration until April 30, 2012. Please note that the registration fee depends on the ...
  • New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) Annual Program, June 1, 2012, Gardner, MA 04/18/2012 Don’t wait! Save the date! Join us for the 2012 Annual Program, “Connecting to Research through People and Process,” at Mount Wachusett Community College, Gardner, MA on Friday, June 1, 2012.  Our keynote speaker this year is Andrew Asher, Lead Research Anthropologist for the Ethnographic Research in Illinois Academic Libraries (ERIAL) project. We also welcome more than 20 New ...
  • Westchester Library Association Annual Conference, May 11, Tarrytown, NY 04/16/2012 Westchester Library Association Annual Conference Doubletree Hotel in Tarrytown, NY Friday, May 11, 2012 The theme of this year’s conference is “Traversing the Tightrope: Sustaining Libraries” Join us to examine and discuss the “high-wire act” that library professionals continuously perform to better serve our communities and ensure sustainability for the near future and beyond. The WLA board has planned ...
  • Registration is now open for the ENY/ACRL Spring 2012 conference 03/29/2012 Measure for Measure: Exploring Library Assessment Monday, May 21, 2012 Mohawk Valley Community College Utica, NY This full day of programming will explore a variety of approaches to effective library assessment. Please join us for engaging presentations, fast-paced lightning rounds and informal conversations with colleagues from our region and beyond. The keynote address will be given by Dr. Danuta ...
  • LACUNY Institute invite – June 1, 2012 03/27/2012 Library Technology and the Future of Libraries LACUNY Institute 2012 June 1, 2012 9:30 – 4:00 CUNY Graduate Center http://lacunyinstitute.wordpress.com/ http://lacuny.wordpress.com/ The goal of the 2012 Institute is to explore the ways technology has transformed how users discover, access, and ultimately use information in academic libraries. Changes in library technology mean not only a re-imagining of traditional objects such as a book ...
  • Columbia University Libraries Symposium-3/16/12- registration information 03/06/2012 Registration is now open for the 2012 Columbia Libraries Symposium which will be held in Uris Hall on March 16th. The registration fee is $45 ($50 after March 12). Registration and program details can be found on the Symposium website at: https://library.columbia.edu/bts/symposia/cul-symposia/2012.html The theme for this year’s Sumposuim is: New Models of Academic Collaboration “New Models of Academic Collaboration” will ...
  • METRO’S Mobile Computing SIG: Augmented Reality: German Traces NYC, March 21 02/24/2012 Speaker:  Professor Anthony Cocciolo, Pratt Institute School of Library and Information Science Date:  Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Time:  3:00pm-4:30pm Location: METRO Training Center (4th floor) 57 E. 11th Street New York, NY 10003 Event Description: German Traces NYC is a walking tour available over the mobile web and through the Layar augmented reality browser. The tour focuses on German cultural heritage ...
  • Freedom of Information Day 2012 at the New York Public Library, March 15 02/23/2012 Speaker:  Robert Weissman Date:  Thursday, March 15, 2012. Time:  10:30am-12:00pm Location:  Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL) of The New York Public Library (188 Madison Ave., at 34th Street). Event Description: This year’s guest speaker is Robert Weissman, President of Public Citizen, a nonprofit organization which advocates for citizens’ interests before Congress, the executive branch agencies and the courts. He ...
  • SUNYLA 2012: Fashioning the Library of the Future June 6-8, 2012 02/01/2012 Academic libraries are responding to a whirlwind of challenges and disruptions – from distance education to demonstrating value, from new technologies to new services. Staying “en vogue” means responding to these challenges in interesting and creative ways. Are you trying a new, user centered service or experimenting with patron driven technology at your library? Are ...
  • Social Media Week in NYC is February 11-17, 2012 02/01/2012 “February 2012 will mark the fourth year Social Media Week returns to New York. Reflecting on the global impact of social media and its role as a catalyst in driving cultural, political, economic and social change, this year’s theme will focus on Empowering Change through Collaboration.” Their website is here: http://socialmediaweek.org/newyork/ You can find the schedule of ...
  • Open Invitation to the Annual, Holiday Dinner of the New York Library Club, Dec. 15, 2011 12/07/2011 The New York Library Club Holiday Dinner Thursday Dec. 15th. Thursday, December 15, 2011, 6:30pm Les Sans Culottes Les Sans Culottes 1085 2nd Avenue (at 57th Street), New York, N.Y. Please RSVP to Larry Kroah (LarryKroah@yahoo.com) Hope to see you there!
  • Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York (ART) Event, Nov. 30, 2011 11/22/2011 Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan New York (ART) Event Co-Sponsored with New York University Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives “Fellow Travelers: Processing Across Professions” Wednesday, 30 November 2011 – ONLINE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: www.nycarchivists.org 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm $5.00 for ART Members $10.00 for Non-Members Free for NYU Students, Faculty, Staff (I.D. required at door) NYU Tamiment Library 6:00 pm ...
  • New York Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL-NYMA) Fall 2011 Conference: December 5th (New York, NY) 11/17/2011 The New York Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL-NYMA) will hold its Fall 2011 Conference on Monday morning, December 5th, 9 am-1 pm, at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, 1 West 4th Street, New York City. The theme of the conference is “Emergency Preparedness in Libraries: Concepts and Experiences.” PROGRAM: 9:00 am ...
  • I Love My Librarian Award Ceremony – Thursday, December 8, 2011 11/13/2011 On behalf of the Carnegie Corporation of New York, American Library Association, and The New York Times, METRO members are invited to the 2011 “I Love My Librarian” Award Ceremony. Ten winners from around the country will arrive in New York for the ceremony. I hope you’ll join METRO staff in congratulating them and connecting with the ...
  • METRO Library 2.0 SIG Meeting: Using Social Web tools for Library Statistics and Assessment 10/21/2011 METRO Library 2.0 SIG Meeting: Using Social Web tools for Library Statistics and Assessment Please join the METRO lib2.0 SIG on Tuesday November 1, 2011 from 10:00 AM to noon-12. The discussion theme for the upcoming meeting is “Using Social Web tools for Library Statistics and Assessment” The social web offers a number of ways to gather ...