2017 Symposium

  • 2017 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Tera Renae Kent 07/18/2018 By Tera Kent On December 1st, I had the pleasure of attending the 2017 ACRL/NY Symposium as a student scholarship recipient. As a current MLIS student, preparing for a career as an academic librarian, I was excited to attend my first professional conference. Attending this symposium gave me the opportunity to hear the different perspectives of current ...
  • 2017 Symposium Recap 01/19/2018 From Connections Editor: I have done a disservice to Miranda McDermott because I described her excellent blog as a “recap” but I couldn’t think of a better title. Ms. McDermott’s blog for NYPL both described what went on during the 2017 symposium and distilled the information in an interesting, cohesive manner. Here is a link to to her blog: https://www.nypl.org/blog/2017/12/18/acrlny-annual-symposium    
  • 2017 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Maria Shellman 01/19/2018 By Maria Shellman In December, I was given the opportunity to attend the ACRL/NY Symposium as a student scholarship recipient. The Symposium was my first professional development event since starting my M.S. in Library and Information Science program in August, and I was pleasantly surprised how well the Symposium aligned with the lectures, discussions, and assignments in ...
  • 2017 Early Career Librarian Awardee – Leah Airt-Atkinson 01/19/2018 By Leah Airt-Atkinson I began my career as a librarian in October of 2014 following an 8-year adventure in the United States Army. I have often felt paralyzing insecurity of being a new librarian as I negotiate spaces paved by the librarians who came before me and move into uncharted territory in a new career. My ...
  • 2017 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Dan Delmonaco 01/19/2018   By Dan Delmonaco All of the panels, speakers, and attendees at the 2017 ACRL/NY Symposium affirmed my choice to pursue academic librarianship and receive my graduate degree in library science. I think I was most inspired by the engagement of every single person in attendance. From the questions asked, the discussions during the breakout sessions, and the ...