Professional Development Committee

The ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee develops programs and events (in person, online or both) that would be of interest to ACRL/NY members in all of the geographic areas (New York City, Long Island, Westchester/Lower Hudson Valley). This includes collaborative initiatives with the ACRL/NY Discussion Groups, library organizations in the greater metropolitan New York area and outreach to MLIS students. The Committee assists in promoting and implementing the Chapter’s goals. For upcoming events, please see: http://acrlny.org/

Questions? Contact Kanu Nagra.

Announcements

  • Call for Proposals – LACUNY Institute 2020: “Ending the Library Stereotype” 11/20/2019 Librarianship and libraries, through the eyes of the public, have consistently been viewed as a house of books and documents where librarians help their patrons with readers’ advisory and directions. Though these elements of being a librarian exist, the stereotype of this is far from accurate. Today in 2020, Librarians perform a myriad of tasks ...
  • Research Data Management Symposium, NYC – December 5, 2019 11/13/2019 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 ...
  • RSVP- Fall 2019 meeting – ACRL Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group- Nov 21, Berkely College, Manhattan Campus 11/04/2019 ACRL National | Library Marketing & Outreach (LMOIG) Interest Group | Greater NYC Fall 2019 meeting: Promoting Libraries to Non-Traditional Students RSVP Now! https://tinyurl.com/acrl-lmoig-nyc-F2019 Thurs. Nov. 21, 2019 – 2:30pm-4:00pm Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus 3 East 43rd street,  room 305 2:30pm-4:00pm Light refreshments will be served! Lightning Round Presenters – (15-20 mins) 1.       Reaching out to tired, busy, adult students: Rigorous Roundtables and Personal Librarians Kate Adler, ...
  • Save the Date – St. John’s University Libraries & METRO Present a Town Hall Event with Steven Bell on 4/23/2020 10/29/2019 Please save the date 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 workers engage in a change process? ...
  • What’s Your Story? Using Narrative for Self-Promotion (October 29) 10/22/2019 Perhaps the most important story you need to develop and tell is your own story—something that both defines you and helps others understand you. This means not only your professional biography—who you are and how you “came to be,” in a professional sense—but also stories about how you work and the ways you handle responsibilities ...
  • Brooklyn Newsstand Online Collection (October 25) 10/18/2019 Come learn about the Brooklyn Newsstand online collection. Brooklyn Public Library’s Manager of Special Collections, Natiba Guy-Clement, will highlight how the online collection was digitized and best strategies to search it. The Collection includes The Brooklyn Daily Eagle and Brooklyn Life. Where: LaGuardia Community College, room E-501 When: Friday, October 25, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Refreshments available. Seating is limited. Email dstadler@lagcc.cuny.edu ...
  • OER and Accessibility: What You Need to Know (October 22) 10/15/2019 In this workshop, CUNY’s Accessibility Librarian, Amy Wolfe, will instruct faculty in how to create and select Open Educational Resources (OER) that are accessible to all users. Where: LaGuardia Community College, room E-501 When: Tuesday, October 22, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Refreshments available. Seating is limited. Email dstadler@lagcc.cuny.edu to reserve a seat.  
  • Seton Hall University Internships in Academic Librarianship – Seton Hall University – New Jersey 10/02/2019 Seton Hall University Libraries offers Internships in Academic Librarianship for the following areas: Reference Services – provide in-person and online (email, chat) reference assistance Library Instruction – assist with classes Access Services – Circulation – Interlibrary loan Technical Services – assist with cataloging, metadata or special projects Collaboration with Subject Librarians – online tutorials – research guides – collection development – data projects – scholarly communications Archives & Special Collections Walsh Gallery Internships are ...
  • Seton Hall University Internships in Academic Librarianship – Seton Hall University – New Jersey 07/19/2019 Seton Hall University Libraries offers Internships in Academic Librarianship for the following areas: Reference Services – provide in-person and online (email, chat) reference assistance Library Instruction – assist with classes Access Services – Circulation – Interlibrary loan Technical Services – assist with cataloging/special projects Collaboration with Subject Librarians – online tutorials – research guides – collection development – data projects – scholarly communications Archives & Special Collections Walsh Gallery Internships are unpaid. You must ...
  • Call for Presentations: ACRL/NY 2019 Annual Symposium 04/01/2019 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 presentations and panels about new and ethically informed practices in the academic library. Potential topics include (but are not limited to): Diverse voices in our profession: enhancing diversity and advocating for underrepresented groups ...