Update: Seats Still Available for the ACRL/NY Co-sponsored Panel on Teaching with Archives- Reservations are Due this Friday, April 19th.

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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 repositorya��s
books, maps, newspapers, journals, and other printed materials along with the management and
oversight of Reference Services
Presentation title: “If These Walls Could Talk: Teaching archival research through house histories.”

Dr. Elaine Carey, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of History, St. John’s College of Liberal
Arts and Sciences
Presentation title: “The Trials and Tribulations of Doing History.”

Robin M. Katz, Brooklyn Historical Society Outreach and Public Services Archivist, Co-coordinator of BHS
Students and Faculty in the Archives (SAFA) project
Presentation title: a�?Using Primary Sources in College Courses: Lessons from Students and Faculty in the
Archives (SAFA) at Brooklyn Historical Society.a�?

Dr. Christopher Leslie, Instructor of Media, Science, and Technology Studies at Polytechnic Institute of
New York University (NYU-POLY)
Presentation title: “If You Don’t Like the Soup, Get into the Kitchen: Why Archival Research Should Be a
Part of Engineering Education.”

Registration is free.

New York City College of Technology (CUNY)
Ursula C. Schwerin Library (Atrium, 4th Floor)
300 Jay Street
Brooklyn NY, 11201
(2, 3, 4, 5, A, C, F, N, R subway lines)

30 April 2013
2:30-4:00 pm

April 19 to:

Keith Muchowski
Instruction/Reference Librarian, New York City College of Technology (CUNY)
Chair, ACRL/NY Special Collections and Archives Discussion Group
Co-Chair, Teaching with Archives planning committee

Lindsay Anderberg
Archivist and User Services Librarian, NYU/POLY
Co-Chair, Teaching with Archives planning committee


About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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