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/NY Shut Up and Write Spring Sessions 02/26/2020 ACRL/NY members, the Research & Writing Support Group will be meeting for Shut Up and Write sessions on these Thursdays this spring. The focus always is to write in a structured, focused environment. Each evening has three writing sessions of twenty minutes each, followed by a five minute interlude in between. Bring your best ideas and prepare to ...
  • Registration now open for St. John’s University Libraries’ Town Hall Event on April 23, 2020 featuring guest speaker Steven Bell 02/24/2020 (Posted on behalf of the St. John’s University Libraries & METRO. Please pardon cross-postings.) Registration is now open for the  annual St. John’s University Libraries’ Town Hall Event on April 23, 2020 featuring guest speaker Steven Bell. This event is co-sponsored by the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO). Topic: “Let’s Work Together for Change: Using Design Thinking for Better Libraries” Description: Why do library ...
  • Fire Destroys most of Museum of Chinese in America’s collection (MOCA) 01/31/2020 Dear ACRL/NY Chapter Members, Last week a devastating fire destroyed much of 70 Mulberry Street in Chinatown, NY. Located alongside homes and non-profit businesses that were affected by this tragedy was the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA). The Executive Board of the Greater Metropolitan New York City Chapter of ACRL would like to show our support ...
  • Re-Imagined Spaces and Services tour: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & ASK NYPL! February 6th 3:00-5:00pm 01/28/2020 Join us for the next Re-Imagined Spaces and Services tour put together by the METRO Reference & Instruction Meet-Up group! We’ll be learning about the remarkable reference program at NYPL’s flagship Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, as well as the AskNYPL reference service. More about the afternoon: The New York Public Library provides reference and instruction services to an ...
  • Westchester Library Association’s Midwinter Conference (Wednesday, January 29, 2020) 01/23/2020 Westchester Library Association’s Midwinter Conference will be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 from 9 AM to 12 PM at the Ossining Public Library, 53 Croton Avenue, Ossining, NY 10562. Their theme is Library Careers: Growth, Transition & Future. Librarian authors Susanne Markgren and Linda Miles will be sharing insights from their new book: “How ...

Upcoming ACRL/NY Events

  • ACRL/NY Shut Up and Write Spring Sessions ACRL/NY members, the Research & Writing Support Group will be meeting for Shut Up and Write sessions on these Thursdays this spring. The focus always is to write in a structured, focused environment. Each evening has three writing sessions of twenty minutes each, followed by a five minute interlude in between. Bring your best ideas and prepare to ...
  • ACRL/NY Discussion: Open Pedagogy and Academic Libraries (February 21) ** Please excuse the cross-posting** Please join your ACRLNY OPEN-DG colleagues for a discussion of Open Pedagogy and Academic Libraries at our meeting on Friday February 21, 3-4pm, at the Manhattan Campus of Mercy College. We welcome Jean Amaral, Associate Professor and Open Knowledge Librarian at BMCC, who will kick-off our gathering, and offers the following discussion ...
  • 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 ...