Welcome to ACRL/NY

ACRL/NY Symposium 2017In accordance with the Bylaws of the Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter/Association of College and Research Libraries, Inc., ACRL/NY is dedicated to improving library services, encouraging the exchange of ideas and information, providing networking opportunities for librarians and seeking greater cooperation among academic and research libraries. ACRL/NY promotes professional standards, mentors librarians, and enhances professional development through a variety of educational programs. The Chapter encourages local participation in national issues relating to academic and research libraries.

Announcements

  • 2019 Fashion: Now & Then (November 1 & 2) 10/22/2019 LIM College Ninth Annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference   When: Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2, 2019 Where: LIM College’s Maxwell Hall (216 East 45th Street in Manhattan). 2019 theme is Identity.  Contact: For more information call 646-218-4126 or email library@limcollege.edu
  • Brooklyn Newsstand Online Collection (October 25) 10/18/2019 Come learn about the Brooklyn Newsstand online collection. Brooklyn Public Library’s Manager of Special Collections, Natiba Guy-Clement, will highlight how the online collection was digitized and best strategies to search it. The Collection includes The Brooklyn Daily Eagle and Brooklyn Life. Where: LaGuardia Community College, room E-501 When: Friday, October 25, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Refreshments available. Seating is limited. Email dstadler@lagcc.cuny.edu ...
  • OER and Accessibility: What You Need to Know (October 22) 10/15/2019 In this workshop, CUNY’s Accessibility Librarian, Amy Wolfe, will instruct faculty in how to create and select Open Educational Resources (OER) that are accessible to all users. Where: LaGuardia Community College, room E-501 When: Tuesday, October 22, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Refreshments available. Seating is limited. Email dstadler@lagcc.cuny.edu to reserve a seat.  
  • Register Now! ACRL/NY 2019 Annual Symposium, Fri Dec 6, 2019, Vertical Campus, Baruch College, CUNY 10/02/2019 Register Now! ACRL/NY 2019 Annual Symposium Outside the Box: Redefining Ethical Innovation in the Academic Library Friday Dec 6, 2019, Vertical Campus, Baruch College, CUNY Registration for this year’s Symposium is now open: https://acrlny2019symposium.wordpress.com/registration/ As academic libraries evolve in the 21st century, ACRL/NY continues to be dedicated to discovering new approaches that enhance and foster our scholarly community. In ...
  • Call for applicants: Three Scholarship Opportunities to Attend the 2019 ACRL/NY Annual Symposium 10/02/2019 Outside the Box: Redefining Ethical Innovation in the Academic Library In what ways can libraries redefine instruction, services, and collection development in a manner that is thought-provoking, ethical, and innovative? This ongoing shift calls for change agents to curate, acquire, and build upon competencies, while establishing fresh and transparent benchmarks. Produced annually by the Greater New York Metropolitan ...

Upcoming ACRL/NY Events

  • Research Data Management Symposium, NYC – December 5, 2019 You are cordially invited to attend a Research Data Management Symposium in NYC to be held on December 5, 2019. This symposium will highlight practical solutions to data management challenges from the perspectives of physician scientists and a NYC based CTSA, as well as two approaches to data catalogs by two NYC libraries who participate ...
  • RSVP- Fall 2019 meeting – ACRL Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group- Nov 21, Berkely College, Manhattan Campus ACRL National | Library Marketing & Outreach (LMOIG) Interest Group | Greater NYC Fall 2019 meeting: Promoting Libraries to Non-Traditional Students RSVP Now! https://tinyurl.com/acrl-lmoig-nyc-F2019 Thurs. Nov. 21, 2019 – 2:30pm-4:00pm Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus 3 East 43rd street,  room 305 2:30pm-4:00pm Light refreshments will be served! Lightning Round Presenters – (15-20 mins) 1.       Reaching out to tired, busy, adult students: Rigorous Roundtables and Personal Librarians Kate Adler, ...
  • Remaining Shut Up and Write sessions for calendar year 2019 ACRL/NY members, the Research & Writing Support Group will be meeting for these Shut Up and Write sessions one Wednesday per month over the Fall 2019 semester. The focus always is for attendees to write in a structured, focused environment. Each evening has three writing sessions of twenty minutes each, followed by a five minute ...
  • Call for Lightning Round Talks- deadline: Fri Nov 1, 2019- Fall 2019 ACRL LMOIG Meeting (NYC meetup)- Promoting Libraries to Non-Traditional Students Call for Lightning Round Talks:  Promoting Libraries to Non-Traditional students. ACRL (National) Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group (LMOIG) Greater NYC Meetup *deadline: Fri Nov 1, 2019* How do you promote your library to non-traditional students?  How do you engage and target students who may not fit the profile of a typical undergraduate student?   How do you promote libraries ...
  • What’s Your Story? Using Narrative for Self-Promotion (October 29) Perhaps the most important story you need to develop and tell is your own story—something that both defines you and helps others understand you. This means not only your professional biography—who you are and how you “came to be,” in a professional sense—but also stories about how you work and the ways you handle responsibilities ...
  • Copyright and Course Reserves: A Two-Part Webcast Series (November 6 & 13, 2019) ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee Presents ACRL Webcasts on Copyright and Course Reserves: A Two-Part Webcast Series When: Thursday, 11/6/2019 from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (EST) Where: ACRL National and ACRL/NY members can register for free at St. John’s University, Queens Campus QUEENS viewing Host:  Kathryn Shaughnessy, Phone: 718-990-1454 LOCATION: St John’s University Libraries, 8000 Utopia Parkway, St. Augustine Hall, Room ...
  • Innovative Library Instruction and Outreach Practices (October 25, 2019) WHEN: Friday, October 25, 2019, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM WHERE: Mercy College- Manhattan Campus, 66 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10016 Room -403B. To enter building, show your college and /or State Id at the entrance. PROGRAM MODERATOR: Dr. Kanu A. Nagra, Borough of Manhattan Community College Please RSVP by Oct 23 on the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfgjBhBczJmW84cwaIZZ-FSklNvkoFdEcnwsUB1AjQXNYag4A/viewform?usp=sf_link Teaching ...
  • Maintenance Needed: Tools and Strategies for Ongoing E-resource Management (November 5, 2019) METRO and the ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee present a workshop on caring for your e-resources Maintenance Needed: Tools and Strategies for Ongoing E-resource Management By Angela Sidman, Director of E-Resources & Serials Management at Yale University Library Event Moderators:  Dr. Kanu A. Nagra and Davis Erin Anderson When: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST Where: ...
  • Making the Best of the One-Shot Instruction Session (Friday, November 1) The Association of College & Research Libraries New York Chapter Presents: Making the Best of the One-Shot Instruction Session Come and join ACRL/NY members for an engaging and informative session about library instruction. We’re asking that attendees come prepared to share their strategies for implementing impactful one-shot instruction sessions. The discussion will be guided around the following ...
  • Register Now! ACRL/NY 2019 Annual Symposium, Fri Dec 6, 2019, Vertical Campus, Baruch College, CUNY Register Now! ACRL/NY 2019 Annual Symposium Outside the Box: Redefining Ethical Innovation in the Academic Library Friday Dec 6, 2019, Vertical Campus, Baruch College, CUNY Registration for this year’s Symposium is now open: https://acrlny2019symposium.wordpress.com/registration/ As academic libraries evolve in the 21st century, ACRL/NY continues to be dedicated to discovering new approaches that enhance and foster our scholarly community. In ...
  • ACRL/NY “Shut Up and Write” Fall 2019 sessions ACRL/NY members, the Research & Writing Support Group will be meeting for these Shut Up and Write sessions one Wednesday per month over the Fall 2019 semester. The focus always is for attendees to write in a structured, focused environment. Each evening has three writing sessions of twenty minutes each, followed by a five minute ...
  • ACRL/NY 2019 Symposium – Outside the Box: Redefining Ethical Innovation in the Academic Library In what ways can libraries redefine instruction, services, and collection development in a manner that is thought-provoking, ethical, and innovative? This ongoing shift calls for change agents to curate, acquire, and build upon competencies, while establishing fresh and transparent benchmarks. Produced annually by the Greater New York Metropolitan Chapter of the Association of College and Research ...
  • ACRL/NY PDC invites you to an event on Work-life Balance and Mindfulness ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee invites you to Fall 2019 program Get- It- Done and Accomplish Goals: Work-Life Balance and Mindfulness WHEN: Friday, October 18, 2019, 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM WHERE: Mercy College- Manhattan Campus, 66 West 35th  Street, New York, NY 10016 Room -403B. To enter building, show your college and /or State Id at the ...
  • ACRL/NY Fall 2019 “Shut Up and Write” sessions ACRL/NY members, the Research & Writing Support Group will be meeting for these Shut Up and Write sessions one Wednesday per month over the Fall 2019 semester. The focus always is for attendees to write in a structured, focused environment. Each evening has three writing sessions of twenty minutes each, followed by a five minute ...
  • Last call! Registration for Thursday, June 27 for ACRL/NY’s Shut Up and Write Session Last call! Registration is happening now through noon on Thursday, June 27 for ACRL/NY Shut Up and Write Session. ACRL members come and interact with other writers on the journey, start a new project or add to what you have started. When, and where: Thursday, June 27, 2019, 6:00 to 7:30pm Mercy College, Manhattan campus, Room 725 66 ...
  • Call for Posters: ACRL/NY 2019 Annual Symposium Call for Posters: ACRL/NY 2019 Annual Symposium Outside of the Box: Redefining Ethical Innovation in the Academic Library December 6, 2019 Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY) (Baruch Vertical Campus) For this year’s ACRL/NY Symposium, we are seeking posters about new and ethically informed practices in the academic library. Proposals from persons of diverse identities and professional backgrounds are ...
  • ACRL/NY “Shut Up and Write” session, Thursday 27 June, 6:00-7:30 pm ACRL/NY members, please join the Research & Writing Support Group for a Shut Up and Write session on the evening of Thursday June 27. We will be meeting from 6:00-7:15 in an organized but casual environment to discuss the challenges of the creative and writing processes. Most importantly we intend to have three writing session ...