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

  • NMRT Resume Review at 2019 ALA Annual Conference – June 22 & June 23 05/20/2019 The NMRT Resume Review Service Committee is recruiting volunteer resume reviewers and booth greeters as well as taking resume review appointments for the 2019 ALA Annual Conference! Reviewers should have at least five years of experience working in libraries (participating in search committees is a plus). This is a free in-person service that will be ...
  • Professional Insights from Bullet Journaling 05/20/2019 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 ...
  • Archives Connect: Developing an Educational Outreach Initiative for Your Archive – METRO New York Library Council – Monday, June 17, 2019 05/16/2019 Archives and special collections are poised to play a more significant and instrumental role in student achievement since the implementation of the Common Core standards. With a particular emphasis on 21st Century learning skills, including the ability to think critically, communicate clearly, and collaborate with peers to create high quality, scholarly work, these standards present ...
  • Introduction to Python and ArchivesSnake for Archivists – METRO New York Library Council – May 30, 2019 05/10/2019 Ever need to make mass changes to your archival description? Need a list of accessions for the last year? Python is a powerful way to read and manipulate your ArchivesSpace data at scale, and ArchivesSnake manages the API calls for you, so you can read, sort, and edit your titles, dates, and notes with only ...
  • If We Build It…: Sustainable Funding in Libraries and Archives (Friday, June 14th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM) 05/09/2019 Description It’s a familiar story. Institution identifies a need. Institution applies for grant funding. Institution receives funding (or fronts the money themselves), on-boards staff, works for months toward a viable outcome. Funding ends. The project sunsets, and workers find themselves on the job market once more. While many initiatives find their footing, this cycle is all too real ...
  • WLA DIY Unconference: Make it Yourself, Do it Yourself, Serve Yourself At Westchester Community College Gateway Center (Monday, May 20, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) 05/07/2019 Keynote Speaker: Storyteller Rory Scholl “Truth in Storytelling: Unifying through the Tales that Bind Us” . Traditional conferences have pre-determined topics, panels, and workshops. The 2019 WLA Annual Conference will be a Do-it-Yourself “Unconference” with topics for discussion and exploration determined by the participants–you! We need your input now! When you register, please choose three topics ...
  • Registration Open for NELIG Annual Conference: Designing Student-Centered Learning Experiences – June 21, 2019 – East Greenwich, RI 05/03/2019 The New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its annual conference which will be held Friday, June 21, 2019 at New England Institute of Technology in East Greenwich, RI. The program, “Designing Student-Centered Learning Experiences,” will include a keynote presentation from Carrie Salazar and will focus ...
  • Eastern New York Chapter of ACRL’s Spring Conference & ACRL Roadshow 04/23/2019 Here are some updates in regards to the Eastern New York chapter of ACRL’s Spring Conference & ACRL Roadshow, which will be held on May 22 and 23 at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, NY. The schedule for the ENY/ACRL Spring Conference has been updated with an excellent list of presenters and topics. Be sure ...
  • Taking Your OER Program to the Next Level 04/23/2019 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 ...
  • ACRL New England Annual Conference–Portland, Maine–May 6, 2019 04/10/2019 2019 ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference Opening Doors for Each Other: Collaborations for Shared Success Register now through April 29 Monday, May 6, 2019 Holiday Inn by the Bay Portland, Maine https://acrlnec.org/annual-conference/ Attend the premier annual conference for academic librarians in New England! The theme of the ACRLNEC 2019 Annual Conference, Opening Doors for Each Other, emphasizes support that goes in more ...
  • 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 ...