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

  • Case Studies in Critical Pedagogy (The METRO Reference & Instruction Special Interest Group) 11/11/2020
    Monday November 16, 2020 Introduction and Case Study Presentations – 12:30pm-1:30pm Optional Follow-up Discussion of Concepts and Ideas – 1:30pm-2:00pm Register in advance for this event Whether critical pedagogy has been the focus of your reference/instruction practice and scholarship for years or you are wholly new to the subject, we invite you to join us as we begin the ...
  • CALL for Proposals: Case Studies in Critical Pedagogy 10/27/2020
    In May 2021, METRO’s Reference & Instruction Special Interest Group (SIG) will collaborate with CUNY’s Library and Information Literacy Committee (LILAC), ACRLY/NY’s Information Literacy/Instruction Discussion Group, and METRO for A Working Symposium: Critical Practices in Reference and Instruction in the Remote Environment. In the months leading up to the Symposium the Reference & Instruction SIG ...
  • 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 ...

Upcoming ACRL/NY Events

  • 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 ...