Mid Career Librarianship, LACUNY and ACRL/NY, CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Friday April 24, 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 & User Experience, Pollack Library, Yeshiva University.

WHEN:                  Friday April 24, 2015, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

WHERE:                CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Room 308,

219 West 40th Street, 3rd Floor

New York, NY 10018

(A light breakfast will be served, courtesy of LACUNY and ACRL/NY)

Jim Neal is University Librarian Emeritus at Columbia University.  From 2001-2014, he served as Vice President for Information Services and University Librarian at Columbia, providing leadership for university academic computing and a system of 22 libraries. Previously, he served as the Dean of University Libraries at Indiana University and Johns Hopkins University, and held administrative positions in the libraries at Penn State, Notre Dame, and the City University of New York. In addition to his service as a member of the OCLC Board of Trustees, Jim serves on the Council and Executive Board of the American Library Association, and recently completed a three-year term as ALA Treasurer.  He has served on the Board and as President of the Association of Research Libraries, on the Board and as Chair of the Research Libraries Group (RLG), on the Board and as Chair of the National Information Standards Organization (NISO).  He is on the Board of the Freedom to Read Foundation and the Board of the Digital Preservation Network.  He has also participated on numerous international, national, and state professional committees, and is an active member of the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA).

Linda Miles is the Librarian for Public Services and User Experience at Yeshiva University, where she directs development, implementation, and evaluation of initiatives related to the quality of user experience; leads information literacy efforts; oversees electronic reserves; and contributes to technology and outreach initiatives. Linda currently serves as President of the Greater New York Chapter of ACRL and co-chairs the ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group. She is co-convener of the METRO New York Library Council’s Bibliographic Instruction SIG and is a member of the Theatre Library Association’s Book Awards Committee. Previously, Linda held multiple positions in the library of the Lincoln Center Institute for the Arts in Education, eventually serving as Assistant Director.

Please rsvp your attendance by April 10 by filling out the registration form.

This program is open to LACUNY and ACRL/NY members only.

If you are not a CUNY librarian: please use the following link to join or renew your membership to ACRL/NY(http://acrlny.org/join-us/) . If you became a member, or renewed after October 1 of 2014, then your membership should be good through 2015. Contact Werner Sbaschnik, ACRL/NY Membership Secretary, at sbaschnikw@oldwestbury.edu to confirm current membership.

For LACUNY membership, please use the following link to join or renew your membership (applicable to the staffs of CUNY libraries only, please see details)

Alexandra (QC) and Kanu (BMCC) Co-chairs LACUNY PDC

Barbara (QCC) and Mayumi (St. Joseph’s College) Co-chairs, ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee

Prof. Alexandra de Luise, Coordinator, Instructional Services, Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367

Dr. Kanu A. Nagra, Assistant Professor & Electronic Resources Librarian Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY, 199 Chambers Street, New York, NY 10007

Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit, Head of Reference & Serials, Queensborough Community College Library, 222-05 56th Avenue, Bayside, NY 11364-1432

Prof. Mayumi Miyaoka, Assistant Professor/Librarian, St. Joseph’s College, 222 Clinton Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11205

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