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

  • Call for Proposals: ACRL/NY Symposium 2020 (DEADLINE EXTENDED) 06/08/2020
    December 4, 2020 Virtual Symposium: Civic Engagement: Democracy and the Library For this year’s ACRL/NY Symposium, we are seeking proposals for presentations, panels, and posters 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 issues and the democratic ...
  • Message to Membership 06/03/2020
    The Greater Metropolitan New York City Chapter of ACRL/NY continues to stand against racism, and we stand in support with everyone seeking justice at this time -especially our friends, colleagues, and neighbors who are protesting night after night in New York City in support of black lives and against police brutality. As an organization that ...
  • CFP: Urban Library Journal Special Issue 05/26/2020
    The editors of Urban Library Journal invite short (1,000- to 4,000-words), scholarly submissions for a special themed issue on Urban Libraries in a Pandemic. Submissions may consider any aspect of how urban libraries have been affected by and responded to the pandemic, including but not limited to: the transition to fully remote services decisions on closing and ...
  • 2019 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Katy Sullivan (University of Maryland, Baltimore County) 05/22/2020
    I was thrilled to have the opportunity to attend the 2019 ACRL/NY Symposium and grateful to the committee for awarding me the Barbara Bonous-Smit Scholarship. As a Maryland resident, I rarely travel out of state for non-national professional development, but this Symposium was absolutely worth it. As a manager, teacher, subject librarian and researcher, the ...
  • 2019 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Karina Hagelin (Cornell University) 05/22/2020
    Thanks to ACRL/NY’s Early-Career Librarian Scholarship, I was able to attend ACRL/NY this year. The theme was “Redefining Ethical Innovation in the Academic Library,” which asks us to think about how libraries can redefine services, instruction, and collection development in a way that is thought-provoking, innovative, and ethical. As ACRL/NY so succinctly writes, “This ongoing ...

Upcoming ACRL/NY Events

  • 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 ...