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

  • ACRL e-Learning webcast login: OER Part One (2/24) 02/23/2021
    Open Educational Resources and Affordability: Part One An ACRL e-Learning webcast Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Thanks again for registering for the ACRL e-Learning Webcast, “Open Educational Resources and Affordability: Part One,” to be held Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Central time (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Pacific/12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Mountain/1:00 – 2:00 Central/2:00 ...
  • 2020 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Shu Wan (University of Iowa) 02/16/2021
    My name is Shu Wan. I am currently enrolled in the School of Library and Information Science at the University of Iowa. Thanks to the generous financial support provided by the ACRL/NY scholarship program, I was afforded the rare opportunity to further my knowledge of how library professionals struggle with social injustice in their everyday ...
  • 2020 Symposium Early-Career Scholarship Winner – Kaneisha Gaston-Arhin (Columbia University) 02/16/2021
    As I come to the end of my first full year as an academic librarian, I am constantly reminded of how my previous experiences as a teacher shape my current attitudes towards librarianship. I firmly believe that librarians are teachers and community leaders with servant’s hearts rather than servants at the mercy of other teachers ...
  • 2020 Winner, Barbara Bonous-Smit Scholarship for a Veteran Librarian – Gary Marks (William Paterson University of New Jersey) 02/16/2021
    Like many other professional conferences and professional development activities this year the 2020 ACRL/NY Symposium went virtual. From an attendee’s perspective the Symposium planning committee organized the Symposium to mirror an in-person event in a virtual medium. The presentations ran on time, had little to no technical challenges, provided opportunities for questions and discussions, and ...
  • 2020 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Daniel Woulfin (Queens College) 02/16/2021
    I attended my first, of hopefully many, ACRL/NY Symposiums in December 2020 via Zoom. The theme was Civic Engagement: Democracy and the Library. As a graduating MLS student at Queens College, this symposium was perfectly timed. The panels helped me rethink what it means to be a librarian and how academic librarians can have an ...

Upcoming ACRL/NY Events

  • Unexpected Opportunities: A Conversation and Virtual Happy Hour
    Tuesday March 16, from 4:00pm-5:30pm (EST) Come join us. Decompress. Connect with colleagues and future colleagues. We are: the New Librarians’ Discussion Group and the Mentoring Program of ACRL/NY. We regularly hold workshops and events for library students, job seekers, and new and seasoned librarians who are looking to recharge. You don’t need to be a mentor ...
  • ACRL/NY Research & Writing Support Group Thursday Evening Writing Sessions, Spring 2021
    ACRL/NY members, the Research & Writing Support Group will be meeting virtually for Shut Up and Write sessions every Thursday evening this semester from February through May. The objective as always is to build community and write in a structured, focused environment. Each event has three writing sessions lasting twenty minutes, followed by a five ...
  • ACRL/NY Open Access Discussion Group Event: Data Librarianship in Support of Open and Reproducible Scholarship, Jan. 15
    ACRL/NY members, please join the Open Access Discussion Group for an event on data librarianship. Our speaker is Vicky Steeves When: January 15, 2021, 2-3:30 PM What: Data Librarianship in Support of Open and Reproducible Scholarship In this session, Vicky Steeves, Librarian for Research Data Management and Reproducibility at New York University Division of Libraries, will discuss her work ...
  • Save the Dates! LACUNY Institute 2020/2021 – May 5-6, 2021
    **** Please excuse the cross-posts***** Save the Dates! What: LACUNY Institute 2020/2021 When: May 5-6, 2021 Where: Virtually @ Bronx Community College, City University of New York More details will be provided in the coming weeks, such as: Call for Papers Registration information Thank you, Nelson Santana, Chair LACUNY Institute 2020/2021 nelson.santana02@bcc.cuny.edu
  • Registration Open for ACRL/NY 2020 Annual Symposium
    Registration Now Open! ACRL/NY 2020 Annual Symposium Civic Engagement: Democracy and the Library December 4, 2020 Virtual Symposium Register now https://acrlny2020symposium.wordpress.com Registration is now open for the ACRL/NY 2020 Virtual Symposium. This year’s symposium is about the intersection of libraries and research institutions with civics, governance, and democracy. How are civic issues impacting collections and services? How do libraries foster engagement with civic ...
  • Call for Proposals: Poster Lightning Round- ACRL/NY 2020 Annual Symposium
    ACRL/NY 2020 Annual Symposium Civic Engagement: Democracy and the Library December 4, 2020 Virtual Symposium Call for Proposals: Poster Lighting Round Submit here —-> https://acrlny2020symposium.wordpress.com/posters/ For this year’s ACRL/NY Symposium, we are seeking proposals for a Poster Lightning Round about the intersection of libraries and research institutions with civics, governance, and democracy. How are civic issues impacting collections and services? How do libraries ...
  • Finding a Work-Life Balance During a Pandemic (Oct 30 at 2PM)
    ACRL/NY and LACUNY Professional Development Committees invite you to a Fall 2020 program Finding a Work-Life Balance During a Pandemic WHEN: Friday, October 30, 2020, 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. WHERE: ZOOM details will be sent to you once you register at the registration form below PROGRAM MODERATOR: Dr. Kanu A. Nagra, Derek Stadler and Michelle Ehrenpreis Please register by ...
  • Call for proposals: ACRL/NY 2020 Annual Symposium – submit by October 31, 2020
    Civic Engagement: Democracy and the Library Virtual Symposium Format: The ACRL/NY 2020 Symposium will be held completely virtually. We are seeking 5-7 minute poster presentations. We are open to a mixture of presentation types and formats. Call for Proposals: Poster Lightning Round Poster proposals can be submitted at https://acrlny2020symposium.wordpress.com/posters/ For this year’s ACRL/NY Symposium, we are seeking proposals for a ...
  • ACRL/NY Presents: “Should I get out of this rat race?” Resiliency Narratives, Crises, and LIS Job Seeking
    Please join the Mentoring Program and the New Librarians Discussion Group for a presentation and discussion on the current status of LIS job seeking. Our guest presenters are the authors of “All I did was get this golden ticket”: Negative Emotions, Cruel Optimisms, and the Library Job Search . This event is free and open to ...