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

  • Last call! Registration for Thursday, June 27 for ACRL/NY’s Shut Up and Write Session 06/26/2019 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 06/25/2019 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 ...
  • Registration is now open for LMCC19 06/20/2019 LMCC19 Registration is Open! Registration for the 2019 Library Marketing and Communications Conference is now open! If you’re involved in marketing, communications, public relations, social media, and outreach in academic, public, and special libraries, this is the conference for you. Whether this is your first time at the conference or if you’ve attended every year, you’ll have the ...
  • Inaugural Session of the Open Access Discussion Group 05/22/2019 The inaugural session of the Open Access Discussion Group was held at Mercy College on Friday May 17, 2019.  Professor Cailean Cooney from City Tech Library gave a presentation, “Taking Your OER Program to the Next Level,” in which she discussed her library’s Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative, which supports professors as they create open ...
  • 2018 Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit Experienced Librarian Awardee – Laurel Scheinfeld 05/14/2019 By Laurel Scheinfeld I thoroughly enjoyed my experience at the symposium and I am grateful for the scholarship I was awarded.  I was so impressed with the program that I joined ACRL/NY as soon as I got back to my desk on Monday.  I was blown away by Rachelle Monteau, Layla Ralekhetho and Khadij Tanja ...

Upcoming ACRL/NY Events

  • 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 ...
  • Professional Insights from Bullet Journaling As librarians, we are often working on several committees and projects, and being asked to do “more with less,” and in many cases, our work ties us to a computer. This session will focus on using some of the analog techniques found in “bullet journaling” to keep organized, to prioritize, and to reflect on how ...
  • Taking Your OER Program to the Next Level ACRL/NY members, please join the Open Access Discussion Group for an event on OERs May 17, 2019 from 3 to 4 pm at Mercy Manhattan. Five years ago City Tech Library launched our OER initiative to provide faculty with the opportunity to replace traditional textbooks with curated cost-free / OER course materials publicly accessible via ...