Events

Upcoming ACRL/NY Events

  • Developing Student-Centered Curricula for First Year Students
    ACRL/NY’s First Year Experience Discussion Group co-chairs Carl Andrews (Bronx Community College) and Derek Stadler (LaGuardia Community College), invite members to attend our Spring 2021 meeting. Come and join ACRL/NY members for an enlightening morning, where we will exchange ideas on how to develop student-centered curricula and methods for aligning learning outcomes with the ACRL Framework. ...
  • Leadership and Community Building in Academic Libraries
    ACRL/NY New Librarians’ Discussion Group & ACRL/NY Mentoring Program Tuesday 4/6 3:30-5:00pm Register here The ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group and Mentoring Program are committed to fostering and promoting a sense of community and support among experienced academic librarians, LIS students, and those new to the profession. We understand and appreciate the importance of our professional ...
  • ACRL/NY Research & Writing Support Group Thursday Evening Writing Sessions, Spring 2021
    ACRL/NY members, the Research & Writing Support Group will be meeting virtually for Shut Up and Write sessions every Thursday evening this semester from February through May. The objective as always is to build community and write in a structured, focused environment. Each event has three writing sessions lasting twenty minutes, followed by a five ...
  • Save the Dates! LACUNY Institute 2020/2021 – May 5-6, 2021
    **** Please excuse the cross-posts***** Save the Dates! What: LACUNY Institute 2020/2021 When: May 5-6, 2021 Where: Virtually @ Bronx Community College, City University of New York More details will be provided in the coming weeks, such as: Call for Papers Registration information Thank you, Nelson Santana, Chair LACUNY Institute 2020/2021 nelson.santana02@bcc.cuny.edu

Other Upcoming Academic and Research Library-Related Events

  • Call for proposals: ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium: Money and Power
    ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium: Money and Power Call for proposals Economic, social, and political power affect the choices we all make as individuals and as institutions. The world of academic and research libraries is not exempt. Power and money determine who and what is included or excluded, affect our conscious and unconscious agendas, and can be used to ...
  • T.S. Eliot & Emily Hale Letters: Re-examined – Online Panel Discussion – Sunday, April 18 at 3pm
    On Jan. 2, 2020, a collection of 1,131 letters from Nobel laureate and renowned writer Thomas Stearns (T.S.) Eliot to his lifelong friend Emily Hale were unsealed at Princeton University Library. A Boston native, Hale was a speech and drama teacher whose career included positions at Simmons College and Smith College. She and Eliot initially ...
  • Deputy Chief Librarian – Watson Library, Metropolitan Museum of Art – NYC
    GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES The Deputy Chief Librarian serves a key leadership role in the administration and management of library operations and the delivery of services. Working in close collaboration with the Chief Librarian, this position ensures the effective coordination of library activities, including: reader and technical services; systems and information technology; financial management ...
  • Geospatial Data Services Librarian (Assistant Professor) – Baruch College – NYC
    The Newman Library of Baruch College seeks an Assistant Professor to serve as Geospatial Data Services Librarian as part of a team of information specialists who support an active data services program. The successful candidate will: Lead the development of library programming and infrastructure for use of geospatial data and GIS in research and teaching. Manage the ...
  • Public and International Affairs Librarian (Assistant Professor) – Baruch College – NYC
    The Newman Library of Baruch College seeks an Assistant Professor to serve as the liaison to the Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, which offers undergraduate and graduate-level degrees in public policy and administration, as well as Master of Science in Education and Master of International Affairs degrees. The successful candidate will: Engage in ...
  • Librarian/Head – Donald E. Stokes Library – Princeton University Library, Princeton, NJ
    Details or Description Librarian/Head – Donald E. Stokes Library Requisition No: D-21-LIB-00006 Position Description Princeton University Library seeks a dynamic, service-oriented, and highly collaborative library professional to lead the Donald E. Stokes Library for Public & International Affairs. The Stokes Library houses two main collections, the Ansley J. Coale Population Research Collection and the School of Public and International ...
  • Developing Student-Centered Curricula for First Year Students
    ACRL/NY’s First Year Experience Discussion Group co-chairs Carl Andrews (Bronx Community College) and Derek Stadler (LaGuardia Community College), invite members to attend our Spring 2021 meeting. Come and join ACRL/NY members for an enlightening morning, where we will exchange ideas on how to develop student-centered curricula and methods for aligning learning outcomes with the ACRL Framework. ...
  • Processing Archivist (Two Openings) – Princeton University – Princeton, NJ
    Position Summary: The Princeton University Library seeks two enthusiastic, collaborative, and innovative archival professionals to join Special Collections’ Archival Description and Processing Team. Reporting to the Assistant University Librarian for Special Collections, Technical Services, the Processing Archivists will create, enhance, and manage descriptive data for archival collections, including contributing to the team’s efforts to implement a ...
  • Director, Albert R. Mann Library and Sciences Cluster – Cornell University – Ithaca, NY
    Cornell University Library invites applications for our academic position as Director, Albert R. Mann Library and Sciences Cluster. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian, the Director provides vision, leadership and administration for Mann Library, which serves the agriculture, biological/life sciences and applied social sciences/human ecology communities at Cornell. The Mann Library director also oversees 3 other ...
  • SUNYLA 2021: Call for Posters
    SUNYLA 2021: From Seeds to Services: Growing the New Academic Library June 16-18, 2021 Virtual conference hosted by SUNY Delhi Call for Virtual Poster Session Proposals Deadline to submit: Friday, April 23, 2021 It’s time to submit your virtual poster proposals for the 2021 SUNYLA Annual Conference! Please note that due to the virtual format, posters presentations will be asynchronous. ...
  • Leadership and Community Building in Academic Libraries
    ACRL/NY New Librarians’ Discussion Group & ACRL/NY Mentoring Program Tuesday 4/6 3:30-5:00pm Register here The ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group and Mentoring Program are committed to fostering and promoting a sense of community and support among experienced academic librarians, LIS students, and those new to the profession. We understand and appreciate the importance of our professional ...
  • Technical Services Librarian – The Loomis Chaffee School – Windsor, CT
    The Katharine Brush Library at The Loomis Chaffee School in Windsor, Connecticut is searching for a collaborative, dynamic, progressive, and tech-savvy librarian. One of three professional librarians, the librarian will assume the primary responsibility of managing technical services and the library’s integrated library system. The Technical Services Librarian will also have major involvement in the ...
  • Acquisitions and Metadata Librarian- Seton Hall University – South Orange, NJ
    Seton Hall University is committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the principles of affirmative action. Acquisitions and Metadata Librarian Apply nowJob no: 494511 Full time/Part time: Full-time Location: South Orange Categories: Faculty Seton Hall University Libraries seeks a forward-thinking, collaborative and data savvy librarian to serve as our Acquisitions and Metadata Librarian, providing oversight for acquisitions, collection development, ...
  • Registration Now Open: LACUNY Institute 2020/2011- “Ending the Library Stereotype: Non-traditional Practices for the 21st-century”
    Registration Now Open:  LACUNY Institute 2020/2011 “Ending the Library Stereotype: Non-traditional Practices for the 21st-century.” Virtually, on Wednesday, May 5th and Thursday, May 6th, 2021 Register now:  https://lacuny.org/event-4217159 This year we are waving the standard registration fee, lowering the registration fee to $5.00. Proceeds from this year’s registration fee will support the LACUNY Institute Mutual Aid Network, which you can learn ...
  • ACRL e-Learning webcast login: OER Part Three (3/10)
      Open Educational Resources and Affordability: Part Three An ACRL e-Learning webcast Wednesday, March 10, 2021 The archived webcast recording is available at: URL: https://acrllive.learningtimesevents.org/open-educational-resources-and-affordability-part-iii/ Password: oer Thanks again for registering for the ACRL e-Learning Webcast, “Open Educational Resources and Affordability: Part Three,” to be held Wednesday, March 10, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Central time (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ...
  • Natural Language Processing Specialist (AI), University of Florida Libraries
    Natural Language Processing Specialist (AI) Assistant University Librarian or Associate University Librarian University of Florida George A Smathers Libraries The University of Florida’s, George A. Smathers Libraries seek a creative, collaborative, and services-oriented candidate to enhance research support in the areas of Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Digital Sciences. As part of UF’s partnership with Nvidia and the university’s ...
  • Librarian for Modern and Contemporary Special Collections – Princeton University – Princeton, NJ
    Position Title: Librarian for Modern and Contemporary Special Collections Department: Library- Special Collections Requisition Number: D-21-LIB-00003 Public Application Link: Librarian for Modern and Contemporary Special Collections URL: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/19502 Position Summary Princeton University Library seeks an innovative and collaborative Librarian for Modern & Contemporary Special Collections to transform Princeton’s engagement with contemporary collecting and stewardship practice. The Librarian will steward Princeton’s outstanding ...
  • Records Manager – Princeton University Library – Princeton, NJ
    Position Title: Records Manager Department: Library- Special Collections Requisition Number: D-21-LIB-00002 Public Application Link: Records Manager URL: https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/19501 Position Summary The Princeton University Library seeks to fill the position of Records Manager (RM). The RM will report to the Assistant University Librarian for Archives & Records Management and will be responsible for contributing to the development and delivery of a comprehensive, ...
  • ACRL e-Learning webcast login: OER Part Two (3/2)
    Open Educational Resources and Affordability: Part Two An ACRL e-Learning webcast Wednesday, March 3, 2021 The archived webcast recording is available at: URL: https://acrllive.learningtimesevents.org/open-educational-resources-and-affordability-part-ii/ Password: initiatives Thanks again for registering for the ACRL e-Learning Webcast, “Open Educational Resources and Affordability: Part Two,” to be held Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Central time (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ...
  • Emerging Data Practices Librarian – Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
    The Olin & Uris Libraries Research and Learning Services Department at Cornell University is seeking an Emerging Data Practices Librarian. We are looking for someone who will help students and scholars become more confident users of data in the humanities and social sciences – particularly with emerging types of research data, including text. We want you ...
  • ACRL e-Learning webcast login: OER Part One (2/24)
    Open Educational Resources and Affordability: Part One An ACRL e-Learning webcast Wednesday, February 24, 2021 The archived webcast recording is available at: URL: https://acrllive.learningtimesevents.org/oer-affordability-pt1/ Password: affordability Thanks again for registering for the ACRL e-Learning Webcast, “Open Educational Resources and Affordability: Part One,” to be held Wednesday, February 24, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Central time (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ...
  • Unexpected Opportunities: A Conversation and Virtual Happy Hour
    Tuesday March 16, from 4:00pm-5:30pm (EST) Come join us. Decompress. Connect with colleagues and future colleagues. We are: the New Librarians’ Discussion Group and the Mentoring Program of ACRL/NY. We regularly hold workshops and events for library students, job seekers, and new and seasoned librarians who are looking to recharge. You don’t need to be a mentor ...
  • Deadline fast approaching (March 5, 2021) : Call for Proposals: LACUNY Institute 2020/2021
    LACUNY Institute 2020/2021 May 5 & 6, 2021 (virtually)​ Call for Proposals Ending the Library Stereotype: Non-traditional practices for the 21st-century Proposal Deadline: March 5, 2021 Submit your proposal here: https://form.jotform.com/92775406152156 Our web site: https://2021lacunyinst.commons.gc.cuny.edu Note: Last year’s LACUNY Institute 2020 was postponed due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. We have reopened the call-for-papers and panel proposals and encourage potential panelists to ...
  • Metadata Strategist – New York University, NY, NY
    The New York University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of Metadata Strategist. In response to strategic priorities such as next-generation system migration, linked data (e.g. BIBFRAME), digital scholarship as well as RDA 3R, the Metadata Strategist is responsible for assessing, developing, and documenting internal policies for metadata creation, application, and maintenance; and ...
  • 2020 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Shu Wan (University of Iowa)
    My name is Shu Wan. I am currently enrolled in the School of Library and Information Science at the University of Iowa. Thanks to the generous financial support provided by the ACRL/NY scholarship program, I was afforded the rare opportunity to further my knowledge of how library professionals struggle with social injustice in their everyday ...
  • 2020 Symposium Early-Career Scholarship Winner – Kaneisha Gaston-Arhin (Columbia University)
    As I come to the end of my first full year as an academic librarian, I am constantly reminded of how my previous experiences as a teacher shape my current attitudes towards librarianship. I firmly believe that librarians are teachers and community leaders with servant’s hearts rather than servants at the mercy of other teachers ...
  • 2020 Winner, Barbara Bonous-Smit Scholarship for a Veteran Librarian – Gary Marks (William Paterson University of New Jersey)
    Like many other professional conferences and professional development activities this year the 2020 ACRL/NY Symposium went virtual. From an attendee’s perspective the Symposium planning committee organized the Symposium to mirror an in-person event in a virtual medium. The presentations ran on time, had little to no technical challenges, provided opportunities for questions and discussions, and ...
  • 2020 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Daniel Woulfin (Queens College)
    I attended my first, of hopefully many, ACRL/NY Symposiums in December 2020 via Zoom. The theme was Civic Engagement: Democracy and the Library. As a graduating MLS student at Queens College, this symposium was perfectly timed. The panels helped me rethink what it means to be a librarian and how academic librarians can have an ...
  • 2020 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Hannah Herrlich (Queens College)
    Attending the ACRL/NY 2020 Symposium was a wonderful opportunity to discover all of the unique ways in which library professionals around the country are introducing their users and peers to a myriad of resources and ideas surrounding civic engagement. Though the conference took on a new virtual platform this year, it was carefully divided into ...
  • Associate Dean for Research and Health Sciences – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    The George A. Smathers Libraries seek an innovative and collaborative candidate to apply for its Associate Dean for Research and Health Sciences (Associate Dean) position. This tenure-track position provides vision and leadership for research services across the larger UF community, as well as strategic support of the multi-faceted mission of UF’s Health Science Center. The Smathers ...
  • CRITICAL PEDAGOGY SYMPOSIUM: Call for Proposals
    May 17-19, 2021 CFP Deadline: March 1, 2021 More info: https://mnylc.org/cps/ A “working symposium” intends to give professionals within the library and information field, with or without the MLS, including students, the space to learn, collaborate, and engage with critical pedagogies. Our working definition of critical pedagogy includes: teaching and learning in the library that interrogates power structures, distributions ...
  • Pipeline Problem, Discrimination, Or Something Else? Addressing Real-World Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries and Schools- Wednesday, February 24
    Seton Hall Libraries Speakers Series hosts a free online event addressing diversity issues in schools and libraries. Visit the Seton Hall Libraries Blog to learn more about the speakers and register for this event.
  • ACRL/NY Research & Writing Support Group Thursday Evening Writing Sessions, Spring 2021
    ACRL/NY members, the Research & Writing Support Group will be meeting virtually for Shut Up and Write sessions every Thursday evening this semester from February through May. The objective as always is to build community and write in a structured, focused environment. Each event has three writing sessions lasting twenty minutes, followed by a five ...
  • Map Library Access Specialist, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    The University of Florida’s, George A. Smathers Libraries seek an Map Library Access Specialist to support initiatives within the Map & Imagery Library that leverage its unique collections, expertise, and role within the University of Florida (UF) to connect with the UF community and strategic partnerships with external intuitions (such as in the Maps of ...
  • Lead, Education and Curriculum Integration – NYU Langone – NYC
    NYU Health Sciences Library welcomes applicants for the position of Lead, Education and Curriculum Integration, a faculty librarian appointment in the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. The  Lead, Education and Curriculum Integration will have primary responsibility for bridging the continuum from undergraduate (UME) to graduate medical education (GME) programs by leading and actively participating with medical education faculty ...
  • Call for Proposals: SUNY Librarians Association 2021 (Virtual) Annual Conference
    SUNYLA 2021 From Seeds to Services: Growing the New Academic Library Virtual conference hosted by SUNY Delhi June 16-18, 2021 Call for Proposals Deadline for workshop and presentation proposals: February 26, 2021 The Planning Committee for the SUNY Librarians Association annual conference is accepting proposals for pre-conference workshops, lightning talks, and breakout session presentations in the following tracks: Accessibility Archives and Special ...
  • Latin American & Caribbean Collection Librarian – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida seek a collaborative, curious and knowledgeable colleague to lead the Latin American & Caribbean Collection. The Latin American & Caribbean Collection (LACC) Librarian is a year-round (12-month) tenure-track library faculty position. The LACC is one of the finest such collections in the world. It contains ...
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  • Ending the Library Stereotype: Non-traditional practices for the 21st-century – Proposals Due March 5, 2021
    Note: Last year’s LACUNY Institute 2020 was postponed due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. We have reopened the call-for-papers and panel proposals and encourage potential panelists to submit proposals that relate to the current conference theme as well as those related to the coronavirus. Librarianship and libraries, through the eyes of the public, have consistently been ...
  • Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services – Stony Brook University – Stony Brook, NY
    Description Under the direction of the Director of Collection and Resource Management, the Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services is a full-time, tenure-track position providing leadership, guidance, and expertise to the department, including supervision of faculty librarians and professional staff. The Head of Cataloging and Metadata Services will be expected to conduct research and scholarship, and ...
  • Digital Library Application Programmer – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL
    The University of Florida’s, George A. Smathers Libraries seek a Digital Library Application Programmer to perform duties related to the creation and support of software applications for the Libraries’ Digital Support Services Department and develops applications and services with an emphasis on the digital library system. Under general direction of the unit head, works ...
  • Critical Pedagogy Librarian – NYU – NYC
    The NYU Division of Libraries seeks a Critical Pedagogy Librarian for a new tenure-track position located in the Undergraduate and Instructional Services (UIS) Department of the Libraries’ Teaching, Learning and Engagement Division who will report to the Head of UIS. The Critical Pedagogy Librarian will lead efforts to align the Division’s pedagogical approaches with queer, ...
  • Metadata Specialist – Getty Institute – Los Angeles, CA
    Overview The Getty Research Institute is dedicated to developing leading ways to access and discover collections, develop knowledge, and disseminate research. Our digital initiatives provide crucial support to these endeavors and the practice of art history in the digital age. We are looking for a full-time Metadata Specialist to join our Digital Initiatives team and to work ...
  • Director of Library Services – YIVO Institute – NYC
    About YIVO The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research was founded in Vilna, Poland, in 1925. It relocated to New York City in 1940 with the mission to study the history of Jewish life in Eastern Europe in all its aspects: language, history, religion, folkways, and material culture. Today YIVO’s Archive and Library make up one of ...
  • Conservator for Rare and Distinctive Collections – Cornell University – Ithaca, NY
    The Cornell University Library invites applications for the academic position as Conservator for Rare and Distinctive Collections. This position will be available on July 1, 2021. Reporting to the Head Conservator, the Conservator for Rare and Distinctive Collections, focusing on bound materials, will contribute to the preventive care and conservation treatment of the special, rare, and ...
  • Collections Fiscal Assistant – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL
    The University of Florida’s, George A. Smathers Libraries seek a Collections Fiscal Assistant (Fiscal Assistant 2). This position is a member of the Accounting & Serials (A&S) Unit of the Acquisitions & Collections Services Department of the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida. This position reports to the A&S Unit ...
  • Archives Librarian – The Cooper Union – NYC
    Summary The Archives Librarian will strategically lead the continued growth and ongoing preservation of the Cooper Union Archives and Special Collections. Reporting to the Director of the Library, they will take an active role in collecting, preserving, and providing access to the historical records of The Cooper Union and related special collections, promoting the use of ...
  • Business Librarian- Cornell University Library – Ithaca, NY
    The Management Library at Cornell University is seeking candidates for Business Librarian to join their team. Duties of this position focus on instruction, reference, and outreach for business researchers including university-wide entrepreneurship initiatives. This position serves a diverse student body and several international programs. It cultivates and maintains good relationships with programs in order to ...
  • Curator, Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL
    The University of Florida’s, George A. Smathers Libraries seek a collaborative, curious and knowledgeable colleague to lead the Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature. The Curator of the Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature is a year-round (12 month), tenure-track library faculty position, which will lead a preeminent collection known for its exceptional breadth and ...
  • Assistant Director– Catherwood Library, Cornell University–Ithaca, NY
    Cornell University’s Catherwood Library invites diverse applications for the position of Assistant Director. We are seeking a collaborative, flexible, and innovative individual to lead and develop services primarily geared toward Cornell’s ILR School focused on broad, interdisciplinary fields centered around the study of labor and employment in the US and abroad. Reporting to the Oxman Director ...
  • ACRL/NY Open Access Discussion Group Event: Data Librarianship in Support of Open and Reproducible Scholarship, Jan. 15
    ACRL/NY members, please join the Open Access Discussion Group for an event on data librarianship. Our speaker is Vicky Steeves When: January 15, 2021, 2-3:30 PM What: Data Librarianship in Support of Open and Reproducible Scholarship In this session, Vicky Steeves, Librarian for Research Data Management and Reproducibility at New York University Division of Libraries, will discuss her work ...
  • Assistant User Services Manager–University of Florida–Gainesville, FL
    POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Assistant User Services Manager (Night & Weekend Operations) Library Associate 2 University of Florida George A Smathers Libraries The University of Florida’s, George A. Smathers Libraries seek an Assistant User Services Manager to provide broad public services assistance to members of the University community. This position holds specific responsibility for training of support staff who comprise the ...
  • Electronic Resources Specialist –University of Florida–Gainesville, FL
    POSITION VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Electronic Resources Specialist Library Associate 1 University of Florida George A Smathers Libraries As a member of the E-Resources Unit, the Electronic Resources Specialist acquires, administers and maintains, and ensures continuity of access and discoverability for the Libraries licensed and open access electronic resources in support of the University of Florida’s vibrant user community. This position reports ...
  • Save the Dates! LACUNY Institute 2020/2021 – May 5-6, 2021
    **** Please excuse the cross-posts***** Save the Dates! What: LACUNY Institute 2020/2021 When: May 5-6, 2021 Where: Virtually @ Bronx Community College, City University of New York More details will be provided in the coming weeks, such as: Call for Papers Registration information Thank you, Nelson Santana, Chair LACUNY Institute 2020/2021 nelson.santana02@bcc.cuny.edu
  • Call for Chapters: Exploring Inclusive & Equitable Pedagogies: Creating Space for All Learners Published by ACRL Press
    CFP link: http://bit.ly/CFP_ACRLinclusivepedbook Chapter Proposals due: January 15, 2021 ** We invite chapter proposals for this edited collection to be published by ACRL Press. About the Book We seek to deepen our understanding of equitable and inclusive theories and practices in order to provide instructors with new grounding for both their individual teaching and their instruction program. Some ...
  • 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 ...
  • CFP: SUNYLA Midwinter Virtual Conference, 2/12/21
    Call for Proposals SUNYLA Midwinter Virtual Conference Looking Forward: Creative Library Responses to Crises February 12, 2021 As information professionals, we’re always learning and innovating to provide exemplary service. Even so, the past year has been a shock for libraries. The challenges we faced sparked creative responses and solutions among our colleagues, some implemented suddenly and others evolving ...
  • Case Studies in Critical Pedagogy (The METRO Reference & Instruction Special Interest Group)
    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 ...
  • Associate University Librarian for Antiracism – Harvard University – Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Harvard University Associate University Librarian for Antiracism Harvard Library 52852BR Job Summary The Harvard Library seeks a collaborative, strategic, and results-oriented leader for the newly created position of Associate University Librarian for Antiracism. The ideal candidate for this position will have a broad vision for the role of antiracism in shaping the future of research libraries and achieving institutional excellence, as ...
  • Research Resources and Inclusivity Initiatives Librarian – Cornell University Law Library – Ithaca, NY
    The Cornell University Law Library seeks a Research Resources and Inclusivity Initiatives Librarian to join our dedicated team as a visionary and collaborative member of the Cornell Law Library, Cornell Law School, and Cornell University Library communities. We value qualified candidates who can bring to our community a diversity of backgrounds and experiences. The research and ...
  • CALL for Proposals: Case Studies in Critical Pedagogy
    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: 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 ...
  • Metadata Librarian – University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press – Delaware
    Deadline: November 15, 2020 Pay Grade: 29E The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press seeks a dynamic early career librarian to participate in the entire metadata lifecycle from creation through discovery, management and digital preservation of the works acquired by the University of Delaware community and perform original and complex copy cataloging and authority work for ...
  • Data Analyst – University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press – Delaware
    Deadline: Open until filled; Review of applications begins 11/6/20 The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press seeks a creative and dynamic individual to work collaboratively with colleagues throughout the organization to foster a culture of continuous improvement and data-informed decision-making. This position has a primary role in demonstrating the value and impact of the Library ...
  • Graphic Designer – University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press – Delaware
    Deadline: Open until filled; Review of applications begins 11/6/20 The Communication and Space Planning team at the University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press (Library) seeks a creative, motivated and organized individual for the position of Communications Specialist I to design and produce print and digital communication pieces that drive engagement and advance the goals of ...
  • Program Director, Borland Health Sciences Library – University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL
    The Borland Health Sciences Library Program Director position is open at a dynamic and exciting time with new and heightened interest in building research capacity and educational programs at the Health Science Center Jacksonville campus. Planned renovations of the Borland Library will center it as a campus hub for learning and knowledge sharing. This year-round ...
  • Metadata & Research Support Associate, Open Society Research Services, New York
    Do you want to help make the world a better place with your descriptive metadata and research skills? We’re seeking a Metadata & Research Support Associate based in New York to facilitate efficient discovery and access to information. The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and inclusive democracies whose governments are accountable and open to ...
  • 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 ...
  • Collections & Metrics Facilitator – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL
    The University of Florida’s, George A. Smathers Libraries seek a Collections & Metrics Facilitator to perform a variety of public service, project management and analytical roles in the Marston Science Library (MSL). In partnership with UF/IFAS Office of the Dean for Research, this position coordinates the creation of the UF/IFAS Annual Report of Peer-reviewed ...
  • E-Resources and Systems Librarian – Mount Sinai’s Levy Library – NYC
    Role Summary Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Levy Library is seeking candidates for its E-Resources Librarian position. Reporting to the Assistant Director, License & Procurement, this position ensures continuous access to library resources, troubleshoots access issues in a timely fashion and serves as the system administrator for core library systems including Ex Libris’ Alma/Primo ...
  • Online Learning Librarian – University of Delaware – Newark, DE
    Position: Online Learning Librarian (Search #496155) Deadline: Open until filled; review of applications begins October 7, 2020 Pay Grade: 30E to 31E The University of Delaware Library seeks a motivated, creative, and service-oriented professional to serve as Online Learning Librarian to forge connections between a diverse and seasoned team of librarians and new and established campus partners who ...
  • ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting (September 18, 2020)
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  • ACRL/NY Presents: Mapping Your Way to Job or Career Success (Tuesday July 14, from 3:00pm-4:30pm (EST)
    Please join the Mentoring Program and the New Librarians Discussion Group for this presentation and discussion. This event is free and open to all current members of ACRL/NY only. Become a member ! ***Not sure if you are a current member? Contact sbaschnikw@oldwestbury.edu. NOTE: You do not have to be a national member to join ACRL/NY. ...
  • Call for Proposals: ACRL/NY Symposium 2020 (DEADLINE EXTENDED)
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  • Message to Membership
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  • CFP: Urban Library Journal Special Issue
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  • 2019 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Katy Sullivan (University of Maryland, Baltimore County)
    I was thrilled to have the opportunity to attend the 2019 ACRL/NY Symposium and grateful to the committee for awarding me the Barbara Bonous-Smit Scholarship. As a Maryland resident, I rarely travel out of state for non-national professional development, but this Symposium was absolutely worth it. As a manager, teacher, subject librarian and researcher, the ...
  • 2019 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Karina Hagelin (Cornell University)
    Thanks to ACRL/NY’s Early-Career Librarian Scholarship, I was able to attend ACRL/NY this year. The theme was “Redefining Ethical Innovation in the Academic Library,” which asks us to think about how libraries can redefine services, instruction, and collection development in a way that is thought-provoking, innovative, and ethical. As ACRL/NY so succinctly writes, “This ongoing ...
  • 2019 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Joanna Thompson (Pratt Institute)
    In December 2019, I attended my second ACRL/NY Symposium: “Outside the Box: Redefining Ethical Innovation,” a day-long gathering of librarians from the five boroughs and beyond. Workshop topics included Asian American voices in academic library leadership, LIS student labor, open pedagogy, and zine librarian ethics. I left the symposium feeling prepared and excited about contributing ...
  • 2019 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Ryan King (Queens College)
    Attending the 2019 ACRL/NY Symposium was a valuable opportunity for me as an aspiring academic librarian. From the very beginning of the day I was welcomed by members of the Symposium Planning Committee and ready to engage in the program of events. The various presentations, discussions, and posters on the Symposium topic, “Outside the Box: ...
  • 2019 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Sabine Calleja (University of Toronto)
    It was a privilege and an honour to attend the ACRL/NY Symposium in December 2019, well-worth the trek from Toronto to Manhattan. The day-long symposium was packed full of bright ideas and thought-provoking conversations. resentations and posters, presented by a range of information professionals, touched on critical topics in the field of academic librarianship relating ...
  • 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 ...
  • Virtual Happy Hour with the ACRL/NY’s New Librarians’ Discussion Group and Mentoring Program
    Thursday, May 7th 4:30pm – 6:00pm Come join us. Decompress. Let us know the challenges you’re facing in a COVID-19 world, and share your experiences and advice. Connect with colleagues and future colleagues. We are: the New Librarians’ Discussion Group and the Mentoring Program of ACRL/NY. We regularly hold workshops and events for library students, job seekers, new ...
  • Coronavirus – Information and Emotions Survey
    (sending on behalf of a colleague from St. John’s University) *** Apologies for the cross postings**** Coronavirus – Information and Emotions Survey We invite you to participate in a brief survey that seeks to understand the public attitude about information during a public health emergency. You can help us in this research by participating in the following brief ...
  • ACRL/NY Shut Up and Write events going online
    ACRL/NY members, after some discussion, have decided to maintain the remaining two Shut Up and Write sessions. Instead of meeting in person, we will hold the events virtually. It is all somewhat experimental but we would like to hold the sessions on the same days and times and touching base via email. We will work ...
  • Call for Submissions: 2020 PR Xchange Awards Competition
    ****Please excuse the cross-posts**** ***deadline extended to April 20,2020*** Call for Submissions: 2020 PR Xchange Awards Competition ​sponsored by the Marketing and Communications Community of Practice, Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) Due to the cancellation of ALA Annual, we are only accepting electronic submissions. All previously submitted submissions (in print) ...
  • 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 ...
  • Registration now open for St. John’s University Libraries’ Town Hall Event on April 23, 2020 featuring guest speaker Steven Bell
    (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 ...
  • LACUNY Institute 2020 – Call for Proposals – Ending the Library Stereotype: Non-Traditional Practices for the 21st-century
    LACUNY Institute 2020 Friday., May 8, 2020, Bronx Community College, City University of New York (CUNY) Call for Proposals Ending the Library Stereotype: Non-Traditional Practices for the 21st-century  (deadline: February 25, 2020)  *****Submit your proposal now ***** 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’ ...
  • LACUNY Institute 2020: Registration Open & Keynote Address by Dr. Lorgia García Peña
    Register Now LACUNY Institute 2020 “Ending the Library Stereotype: Non-traditional practices for the 21st-century.” The LACUNY Institute 2020 conference is scheduled to take place on Friday, May 8, 2020 at Bronx Community College, CUNY.  The members of the LACUNY Institute 2020 Planning Committee write to share with you that registration for the conference is now open! Register online now: ...
  • 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 ...
  • Fire Destroys most of Museum of Chinese in America’s collection (MOCA)
    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 ...
  • Call for Submissions: 2020 PR Xchange Awards Competition
    sponsored by the Marketing and Communications Community of Practice, Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) ​We’re thrilled to announce the call for the 2020 PR Xchange Awards Competition!!! Libraries everywhere are creating exciting promotional materials: newsletters, program announcements, annual reports, advocacy materials, fundraising messages, reading celebrations, and much ...
  • Original Cataloger – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL
    The University of Florida’s, George A. Smathers Libraries seek an Original Cataloger whose primary role and responsibilities of this position are original and shared cataloging of library materials according to accepted national standards. This includes describing the content of items and conducting subject analysis as well as assigning appropriate access points and classification numbers. ...
  • Re-Imagined Spaces and Services tour: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building & ASK NYPL! February 6th 3:00-5:00pm
    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)
    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 ...
  • Scholarship Opportunity for the Rare Books and Manuscript Conference 2020
    Power, Resistance, and Leadership RBMS 2020 June 23-26, 2020 Indiana University, Bloomington, IN The Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) offers scholarships to subsidize conference attendance by professional librarians, paraprofessionals, and students.  RBMS is currently accepting scholarship applications for RBMS 2020: Power, Resistance, and Leadership to be held at Indiana ...
  • Call for Proposals – LACUNY Institute 2020: “Ending the Library Stereotype”
    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
    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
    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, ...
  • Remaining Shut Up and Write sessions for calendar year 2019
    ACRL/NY members, the Research & Writing Support Group will be meeting for these Shut Up and Write sessions one Wednesday per month over the Fall 2019 semester. The focus always is for attendees to write in a structured, focused environment. Each evening has three writing sessions of twenty minutes each, followed by a five minute ...
  • Call for Lightning Round Talks- deadline: Fri Nov 1, 2019- Fall 2019 ACRL LMOIG Meeting (NYC meetup)- Promoting Libraries to Non-Traditional Students
    Call for Lightning Round Talks:  Promoting Libraries to Non-Traditional students. ACRL (National) Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group (LMOIG) Greater NYC Meetup *deadline: Fri Nov 1, 2019* How do you promote your library to non-traditional students?  How do you engage and target students who may not fit the profile of a typical undergraduate student?   How do you promote libraries ...
  • Save the Date – St. John’s University Libraries & METRO Present a Town Hall Event with Steven Bell on 4/23/2020
    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? ...
  • 2019 Fashion: Now & Then (November 1 & 2)
    LIM College Ninth Annual Fashion: Now & Then Conference   When: Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2, 2019 Where: LIM College’s Maxwell Hall (216 East 45th Street in Manhattan). 2019 theme is Identity.  Contact: For more information call 646-218-4126 or email library@limcollege.edu
  • What’s Your Story? Using Narrative for Self-Promotion (October 29)
    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)
    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 ...
  • Copyright and Course Reserves: A Two-Part Webcast Series (November 6 & 13, 2019)
    ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee Presents ACRL Webcasts on Copyright and Course Reserves: A Two-Part Webcast Series When: Thursday, 11/6/2019 from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (EST) Where: ACRL National and ACRL/NY members can register for free at St. John’s University, Queens Campus QUEENS viewing Host:  Kathryn Shaughnessy, Phone: 718-990-1454 LOCATION: St John’s University Libraries, 8000 Utopia Parkway, St. Augustine Hall, Room ...
  • Call for Lightning Round Talks: Promoting Libraries to Non-Traditional students – ACRL (National) Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group (LMOIG) Greater NYC Meetup
    How do you promote your library to non-traditional students? How do you engage and target students who may not fit the profile of a typical undergraduate student? How do you promote libraries to students who may be parents or grandparents, who take courses 100% online, and who may work full time while studying ? We ...
  • OER and Accessibility: What You Need to Know (October 22)
    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.  
  • Innovative Library Instruction and Outreach Practices (October 25, 2019)
    WHEN: Friday, October 25, 2019, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM WHERE: Mercy College- Manhattan Campus, 66 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10016 Room -403B. To enter building, show your college and /or State Id at the entrance. PROGRAM MODERATOR: Dr. Kanu A. Nagra, Borough of Manhattan Community College Please RSVP by Oct 23 on the following link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfgjBhBczJmW84cwaIZZ-FSklNvkoFdEcnwsUB1AjQXNYag4A/viewform?usp=sf_link Teaching ...
  • Maintenance Needed: Tools and Strategies for Ongoing E-resource Management (November 5, 2019)
    METRO and the ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee present a workshop on caring for your e-resources Maintenance Needed: Tools and Strategies for Ongoing E-resource Management By Angela Sidman, Director of E-Resources & Serials Management at Yale University Library Event Moderators:  Dr. Kanu A. Nagra and Davis Erin Anderson When: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM EST Where: ...
  • Making the Best of the One-Shot Instruction Session (Friday, November 1)
    The Association of College & Research Libraries New York Chapter Presents: Making the Best of the One-Shot Instruction Session Come and join ACRL/NY members for an engaging and informative session about library instruction. We’re asking that attendees come prepared to share their strategies for implementing impactful one-shot instruction sessions. The discussion will be guided around the following ...
  • Register Now! ACRL/NY 2019 Annual Symposium, Fri Dec 6, 2019, Vertical Campus, Baruch College, CUNY
    Register Now! ACRL/NY 2019 Annual Symposium Outside the Box: Redefining Ethical Innovation in the Academic Library Friday Dec 6, 2019, Vertical Campus, Baruch College, CUNY Registration for this year’s Symposium is now open: https://acrlny2019symposium.wordpress.com/registration/ As academic libraries evolve in the 21st century, ACRL/NY continues to be dedicated to discovering new approaches that enhance and foster our scholarly community. In ...
  • Call for applicants: Three Scholarship Opportunities to Attend the 2019 ACRL/NY Annual Symposium
    Outside the Box: Redefining Ethical Innovation in the Academic Library In what ways can libraries redefine instruction, services, and collection development in a manner that is thought-provoking, ethical, and innovative? This ongoing shift calls for change agents to curate, acquire, and build upon competencies, while establishing fresh and transparent benchmarks. Produced annually by the Greater New York Metropolitan ...
  • ACRL/NY “Shut Up and Write” Fall 2019 sessions
    ACRL/NY members, the Research & Writing Support Group will be meeting for these Shut Up and Write sessions one Wednesday per month over the Fall 2019 semester. The focus always is for attendees to write in a structured, focused environment. Each evening has three writing sessions of twenty minutes each, followed by a five minute ...
  • ACRL/NY Symposium 2019
    In what ways can libraries redefine instruction, services, and collection development in a manner that is thought-provoking, ethical, and innovative? This ongoing shift calls for change agents to curate, acquire, and build upon competencies, while establishing fresh and transparent benchmarks. Produced annually by the Greater New York Metropolitan Chapter of the Association of College and Research ...
  • Call for Proposals: Rare Books and Manuscripts 2020: Power, Resistance, and Leadership
    June 23 – 26, 2020 Indiana University Bloomington Bloomington, Indiana The call for proposals is now live on the RBMS 2020 Conference website (http://conference.rbms.info/2020)! Proposals for workshops, seminars, papers, and participant-driven sessions are due Sunday, November 3rd. There will be an additional call put out for Posters and “People’s Choice” sessions in January 2020. New for the RBMS 2020 conference, sessions ...
  • ACRL/NY 2019 Symposium Scholarships for Students & Librarians
    Outside the Box: Redefining Ethical Innovation in the Academic Library In what ways can libraries redefine instruction, services, and collection development in a manner that is thought-provoking, ethical, and innovative? This ongoing shift calls for change agents to curate, acquire, and build upon competencies, while establishing fresh and transparent benchmarks. Produced annually by the Greater New York ...
  • ACRL/NY PDC invites you to an event on Work-life Balance and Mindfulness
    ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee invites you to Fall 2019 program Get- It- Done and Accomplish Goals: Work-Life Balance and Mindfulness WHEN: Friday, October 18, 2019, 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM WHERE: Mercy College- Manhattan Campus, 66 West 35th  Street, New York, NY 10016 Room -403B. To enter building, show your college and /or State Id at the ...
  • ACRL/NY Fall 2019 “Shut Up and Write” sessions
    ACRL/NY members, the Research & Writing Support Group will be meeting for these Shut Up and Write sessions one Wednesday per month over the Fall 2019 semester. The focus always is for attendees to write in a structured, focused environment. Each evening has three writing sessions of twenty minutes each, followed by a five minute ...
  • FULL-TIME LIBRARIAN/ARCHIVIST – East Hampton Library – East Hampton, NY
    FULL-TIME LIBRARIAN/ARCHIVIST The East Hampton Library is seeking a full-time Librarian/Archivist or trainee to work in the Long Island Collection, a special collection and archive dedicated to the history and people of Long Island. The Long Island Collection is committed to digitizing our large manuscript collections and providing exceptional reference service to our patrons. RESPONSIBILITIES Primary responsibilities are ...
  • 2019 Library Marketing and Communications Conference–St. Louis, Missouri
    ***Please excuse the cross-postings*** Registration for the 2019 Library Marketing and Communications Conference is still open, but not for long! And if you aren’t sure whether to attend, we know the schedule we have lined up will convince you 😊. This year’s schedule includes great presentations and posters on community and user engagement, internal ...
  • Call for Poster Submissions: ACRL/NY 2019 Annual Symposium
    Call for Poster Submissions: 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Inaugural Session of the Open Access Discussion Group
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Archives Connect: Developing an Educational Outreach Initiative for Your Archive – METRO New York Library Council – Monday, June 17, 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 ...
  • 2018 Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit Experienced Librarian Awardee – Laurel Scheinfeld
    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 ...
  • 2018 Early Career Librarian Awardee – Samuel Simas
    By Samuel Simas Two weeks have passed since I was afforded the opportunity to attend the ACRL/NY 2018 Symposium: Libraries in Direct Action, and I am still energized by the work of our tenacious colleagues—particularly by the work of Nancy Godoy and Lorrie McAllister from Arizona State University, whose archival project models a sophisticated integration ...
  • 2018 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Michelle Nitto
    By Michelle Nitto The ACRL/NY 2018 Symposium was my first time attending an ACRL affiliated event and I found the connections I formed with fellow library workers through conversation and many wonderful presentations to be immensely meaningful. I am very grateful to have learned from library workers from a variety of institutions around the country ...
  • 2018 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Sarah Nguyen
    By Sarah Nguyen I attended my first ACRL/NY 2018 Symposium: Libraries in Direct Action for a day-long gathering of academic librarians in the greater New York Metropolitan area. The hike through midtown Manhattan’s hustle-bustle and into Baruch College’s conference space left me with validating practices, visionary tools, and an empathic network. The highlight reel:       Presentations offered ...
  • 2018 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Miranda Montez
    By Miranda Montez Attending the 2018 ACRL/NY Symposium held a special significance for me as an online student. I valued the opportunity to meet many professionals in my field in person, connecting and discussing with them during the break times. The energy in the room was palpable and contagious as panelist discussed topics related to Libraries ...
  • 2018 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Alvina Lai
    By Alvina Lai It is my pleasure to say that my first symposium was such a positive experience. From the topics discussed to the people I met, I was time and time again impressed and inspired by the knowledge and motivation in the room. The day, organized clearly by theme, was broad in topic and ...
  • Eastern New York Chapter of ACRL’s Spring Conference & ACRL Roadshow
    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
    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/NY FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE DISCUSSION GROUP MEETING “Utilizing the Credo First Year Experience Guide” Friday, May 17, 2019
    Utilizing the Credo First Year Experience Guide ACRL/NY’s First Year Experience Discussion Group co-chairs Carl Andrews (Bronx Community College) and Derek Stadler (LaGuardia Community College), invite members to attend our Spring 2019 discussion. Come join us for what will be an engaging and informative session where attendees will share ideas on how they envision using the Credo ...
  • Research & Writing Support Group for a Shut Up and Write–Thursday 16 May 2019–New York, NY
    *** Please excuse any cross-postings *** ACRL/NY members, please join the Research & Writing Support Group for a Shut Up and Write program on the evening of May 16. 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. Specifically we intend to have ...
  • Encouraging Experimentation and Creativity through Professional Development: Transforming our Failures into Best Practices (March 22, 2018)
    The Professional Development Committee of ACRL/NY is pleased to present: Encouraging Experimentation and Creativity through Professional Development: Transforming our Failures into Best Practices Presenters: Jessica Kiebler, jessica-kiebler@berkeleycollege.edu, Bonnie Lafazan, Berkeley College, bla@berkeleycollege.edu, Amanda Piekart, Berkeley College, adp@berkeleycollege.edu Description: In order to thrive in the profession, 21st Century librarians must keep up with trends, try new things and improve their job performance. ...
  • Statement of Support & Concern from ACRL/NY
    The Greater Metropolitan New York City Chapter of ACRL/NY  voices our serious concern about the reported verbal abuse of one of our chapter members, at the Council Forum at ALA midwinter. ACRL/NY reasserts our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion at all meetings and events.  We have a zero-tolerance policy towards harassment or intimidating and aggressive ...
  • ACRL/NY Event: 10 Best Tips for New Librarians – Thursday, January 31, 2019
    As a library student, job seeker, or someone new to a library position, what advice or information would you find most useful or necessary? As a mentor what advice would you share? Let’s roll up our sleeves and work together to determine the 10 key things to have in mind. We’ll also share insights from ...
  • Electronic Resources Metadata Management Librarian – Yale University – New Haven, CT
    Yale University offers exciting opportunities for achievement and growth in New Haven, Connecticut. Conveniently located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the creative capital of Connecticut with cultural resources that include three major museums, a critically-acclaimed repertory theater, state-of-the-art concert hall, and world-renowned schools of Architecture, Art, Drama, and Music. General Purpose Yale University seeks ...
  • ACRL/NY 2018 Election Results
    The Executive Board of the Greater Metropolitan New York Area Chapter of ACRL is very pleased to announce the results of our 2018 election, which ran from October 15th to November 5th. The Chapter membership has elected Joan Jocson-Singh as Vice-President/President-Elect of the Chapter, and Angela Washington as Treasurer-Elect. We would like to congratulate Joan and Angela ...
  • Electronic Records Analyst – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL
    The Electronic Records Analyst works with the University Records Manager to establish and maintain a digital information environment which supports the University’s regulatory and compliance obligations for records and information management and long-term preservation of digital assets. Provides expertise and leadership on the management of the digital information of the University to ensure compliance with ...
  • First Year Experience Discussion Group: Launching a Personal Librarian Program
    On Friday November 9, 2018, Professors Carl R. Andrews (Bronx Community College) and Derek Stadler (LaGuardia Community College), co-conveners of the First Year Experience Discussion Group, facilitated a follow up meeting to its Spring event, entitled “Launching a Personal Librarian Program at Your Campus: A discussion on collaboration, outreach, teaching, and programming.”  Prior to the ...
  • ACRL/NY 2018 Symposium: Libraries in Direct Action REGISTRATION IS OPEN
    Call for Presentations: Libraries in Direct Action In 2018, the core values of librarianship, including social responsibility, education, democracy, and intellectual freedom, have faced one challenge after another. This year’s ACRL/NY Symposium will address ways in which academic and research libraries have taken action to confront these challenges and uphold these core values. The ACRL/NY 2018 Symposium will be held on December ...
  • Program Slides and Photos from the Program “Emerging Roles & Positions in the Libraries and Cultivating Career Relationships for Success”, October 26, 2018
    Please see the program slides and photos below from the recent ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee program: Emerging Roles & Positions in the Libraries and Cultivating Career Relationships for Success WHEN: Friday, October 26, 2018, 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM WHERE: Mercy College, Manhattan Campus 66 W 35th St, New York, NY 10016. Room# 723 (7th Floor). Full Program Details Program ...
  • ACRL/NY Invites Members to a Webcast on November 13 from 2:00 p.m – 3:30 p.m.
    ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee Presents an ACRL Webcast on Undergraduate Research and the Academic Librarian: Developing Programs for Undergraduate Researchers When: Tuesday, 11/13/2018 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (EST) ACRL National and ACRL/NY members can register for free by Nov 11 QUEENS Webinar viewing: Host: Prof. Kathryn Shaughnessy Phone : 718-990-1454 LOCATION: St John’s University Libraries, 8000 Utopia Parkway, St. Augustine Hall, Room ...
  • New York Library Club Annual Pre-Holiday Dinner & Scholarship Presentation
    Please join the New York Library Club at Le Midi NYC for our Annual Pre-Holiday Dinner & Gloria Dinerman Scholarship Award Presentation. WHEN: Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 6:00 PM-8:00 PM WHERE: Le Midi NYC,11 E 13th St, New York, NY 10003, New York, NY 10003 DETAILS: The Dinner includes a three-course Prix Fixe meal. Selections are to be made at the ...
  • Digital Scholarship Librarian – University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press, Delaware
    Digital Scholarship Librarian (Search #105967) Deadline: November 15, 2018 Pay Grade: 29E – 30E PDF of job description: https://library.udel.edu/about/wp-content/uploads/sites/31/2018/06/105967DigitalScholarshipLibrarian2018.pdf The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press seeks two motivated, creative, and service-oriented professionals to be a part of a new Digital Scholarship and Research Services unit, which will be led by a Digital Publishing and Copyright Librarian that ...
  • Digital Publishing and Copyright Librarian – University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press, Delaware
    Digital Publishing and Copyright Librarian (Search #105969) Deadline: November 15, 2018 Pay Grade: 30E – 31E The University of Delaware Library seeks a motivated, creative, and service-oriented professional to lead a new unit, Digital Scholarship and Research Services, which includes two vacant Digital Scholarship Librarian positions that are also being recruited at this time. The new unit will ...
  • Program Slides and Photos from the Program “Examining Misconceptions about Library Instruction and Developing Library Courses”, October 19, 2018
    Please see the program slides and photos below from the recent ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee program: Examining Misconceptions about Library Instruction and Developing Library Courses WHEN: Thursday, October 19, 2018, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM WHERE: Mercy College, Manhattan Campus 66 W 35th St, New York, NY 10016. Room# 723 (7th Floor). Full Program Details Program Slides Program Content Program Pictures
  • Gordon and Marjorie Osborne Textile Industry Curator – Cornell University Library, Ithaca, NY
    ACADEMIC POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: Cornell University Library’s Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives seeks qualified candidates for the position of Gordon and Marjorie Osborne Textile Industry Curator. The successful candidate will provide collection arrangement and description, instruction and outreach, and reference for collections documenting the textile industry in the United States. With the closing of the ...
  • Subject Librarian for Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, Cybersecurity, and Criminal Justice – University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY
    https://albany.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=103863 Job Description: The University at Albany Libraries seek an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, creative librarian to serve as the Subject Librarian for Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, Cybersecurity, and Criminal Justice. This position supports several programs within the School of Criminal Justice and the new College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity. Other subject responsibilities may be assigned ...
  • Call for Lightning Round Proposals: Promoting Libraries in the “Fake News” Era- ACRL National- Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group (Greater NYC) – Fall 2018 meeting- Tues Nov 20, 2018 (3pm-5pm
    Call for Lightning Round Proposals ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach (LMaO) Interest Group  (Greater NYC Meetup) Fall 2018 meeting Tues November 20, 2018 Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus,  12 East 41st street,  room B202 3:00pm-5:00pm Promoting Libraries in the “Fake News” Era. The ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group (Greater NYC) is inviting proposals for Lightning Round presentations for our Fall 2018 meeting! We’re looking ...
  • ACRL/NY Management and Leadership Development Discussion Group Meeting – Friday, November 9, 2018
    ACRL/NY Management and Leadership Development – Discussion Group Meeting: Responding to Resilience in Academic Libraries – November 9 Resilience is a major buzzword across many fields, and it is increasingly sought after as a personal and organizational quality to develop. What does resilience mean when it’s applied to libraries and our workplaces? Is resilience a desirable ...
  • Program Slides and Photos from the Program “Innovative Practices in Academic Libraries”, September 28, 2018
    Please see the program slides and photos below from the recent ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee program: Innovative Practices in Academic Libraries WHEN: Thursday, September 28, 2018, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM WHERE: Mercy College, Manhattan Campus 66 W 35th St, New York, NY 10016. Room# 723 (7th Floor). Full Program Details Program Slides Program Pictures
  • Call for Lightning Round Proposals: Promoting Libraries in the “Fake News” Era- ACRL National- Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group (Greater NYC) – Fall 2018 meeting- Tues Nov 20, 2018 (3pm-5pm)
    Call for Lightning Round Proposals ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach (LMaO) Interest Group  (Greater NYC Meetup) Fall 2018 meeting Tues November 20, 2018 Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus,  12 East 41st street,  room B202 3:00pm-5:00pm Promoting Libraries in the “Fake News” Era. The ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group (Greater NYC) is inviting proposals for Lightning Round presentations for our Fall 2018 meeting! We’re looking ...
  • ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting – Friday, November 9, 2018
    “Launching a Personal Librarian Program at Your Campus: A discussion on collaboration, outreach, teaching, and programming” This meeting is a follow up from the Spring 2018 ACRL/NY FYE Discussion Group event.  Personal Librarianship encompasses the many ways in which academic librarians connect with freshman students, subject faculty, and the various service areas on the campuses in ...
  • Examining Misconceptions about Library Instruction and Developing Library Courses 10-19-2018
    ACRL/NY Professional Development Committees invite you to Fall 2018 Workshop on Examining Misconceptions about Library Instruction and Developing Library Courses WHEN: Friday, October 19, 2018, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM WHERE: Mercy College, Manhattan Campus — 66 W 35th St, New York, NY 10016. Room# 723 (7th Floor). To enter building, show your State Id at the entrance. Directions: https://www.mercy.edu/visit/manhattan-campus/directions-manhattan-campus Please ...
  • Emerging Roles & Positions in the Libraries and Cultivating Career Relationships for Success 10-26-2018
    ACRL/NY Professional Development Committees invite you to Fall 2018 program on Emerging Roles & Positions in the Libraries and Cultivating Career Relationships for Success WHEN: Friday, October 26, 2018, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM WHERE: Mercy College, Manhattan Campus — 66 W 35th St, New York, NY 10016. Room #723 (7th Floor). To enter building, show your State ...
  • ACRL/NY Information Literacy/Instruction Discussion Group Meeting October 12, 2018
    Media literacy in the 21st century: What are effective approaches for library instruction? What are some of the best practices to approach teaching media literacy in the 21st century? What strategies can be implemented that will help students dissect and access information effectively? In recent times, mass media have sometimes blurred the lines reporting news information perceived to be ...
  • ACRL/NY Fall 2018 Meet-n-Greet – Thursday, October 11
    ACRL/NY invites librarians, archivists, library professionals and LIS students to join us for our fall social gathering and networking event on October 11, 2018. Come meet ACRL/NY Executive Board members, discuss the library profession, socialize, and enjoy a drink and refreshments on us. Members and non-members are encouraged to attend. Please join us for a relaxing time ...
  • ACRL/NY Special Collections & Archives – Discussion Group Meeting – October 4
    Please join the ACRL/NY Special Collections and Archives Discussion Group for a meeting at New York City College of Technology (CUNY) in downtown Brooklyn on 4 October 2018 from 10:00am -12:00 pm. We will begin with an approximately thirty minute meeting followed by a tour of the library archives, including a look at the new ...
  • Innovative Practices in Academic Libraries
    ACRL/NY Professional Development Committees invite you to Fall 2018 program on Innovative Practices in Academic Libraries WHEN: Friday, September 28, 2018, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM WHERE: Mercy College, Manhattan Campus — 66 W 35th St, New York, NY 10016. Room# 723 (7th Floor). To enter building, show your State Id at the entrance. Directions: https://www.mercy.edu/visit/manhattan-campus/directions-manhattan-campus Please RSVP by September ...
  • E-Resources and User Access Librarian
    E-Resources and User Access Librarian Website http://rider.peopleadmin.com/postings/5176 Rider University’s Franklin F. Moore Library is seeking an innovative and visionary E-Resources and User Access Librarian to lead us in providing and improving access to print and electronic resources within a team-oriented, teaching library environment. This full time, tenure-track position, to start in the Fall 2018 Semester, requires an ALA-accredited ...
  • ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee Call for Sessions – Fall 2018 and Spring 2019
    ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee is currently seeking 25/45-minutes session and 60/90 –minutes workshop proposals for Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 Professional development events. All topics related to libraries and professional development of library community are welcome! Some suggestions include, but are not limited to: Fostering staff morale and engagement Emerging technologies & trends Media platforms and intensifying cost business models—challenges ...
  • Photos from “A Tour of the Dag Hammarskjold Library at the United Nations”
    Check out the photos below from the recent ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee trip: A Tour of the Dag Hammarskjold Library at the United Nations on Thursday, July 19, 2018, 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
  • 2017 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Tera Renae Kent
    By Tera Kent On December 1st, I had the pleasure of attending the 2017 ACRL/NY Symposium as a student scholarship recipient. As a current MLIS student, preparing for a career as an academic librarian, I was excited to attend my first professional conference. Attending this symposium gave me the opportunity to hear the different perspectives of current ...
  • Developing a Vision & Cultivating a Career Path – May 3, 2018
    Developing a Vision & Cultivating a Career Path: An Event Co-Sponsored by the ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group and the Mentoring Program By Eliana Fenyes As a young professional, I often think about my career. Am I on the right path? How do I get where I want to go? When I arrived at the event “Developing ...
  • ACRL/NY 2018 Symposium: Libraries in Direct Action – Call for Posters
    ACRL/NY 2018 Symposium: Libraries in Direct Action – Call for Posters ACRL/NY is seeking poster proposals for our upcoming symposium: Libraries in Direct Action. We are specifically looking for poster proposals that showcase micro-actions libraries are taking to mitigate and alleviate barriers to patron success. Sample themes and topics include, but are not limited to: Student wellness and ...
  • ACRL/NY Distance Learning Discussion Group
    Date: June 8, 2018 Time: 9:30-10:45 Where: Mercy College Manhattan, Room 723 Contact: Kathryn Shaughnessy, shaughnk@stjohns.edu Incorporating to Global Research Materials in Library Support and Collaboration Our students are globally-dispersed researchers, the research materials they use should be too! As librarians supporting online learning programs, we are in a position to help students/faculty find and use resources from traditionally underrepresented ...
  • Meeting of the ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group: June 8, 2018
    Please join the Graduate Services Discussion Group of ACRL-NY on June 8th, 2018 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Mercy College Campus in Manhattan, room 723. We will be discussing: Meeting students’ information needs in different phases of the graduate lifecycle. How can we enhance our approach? We will also be discussing the following topics:What graduate outreach services ...
  • CALL: Deadline extended to May 11, 2018– Call for Proposals: ACRL/NY 2018 Symposium : Libraries in Direct Action
    Call for Proposals ACRL/NY 2018 Annual Symposium :  Libraries in Direct Action **deadline extended to May 11, 2018** December 7, 2018 Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY) (Baruch Vertical Campus) In 2018, the core values of librarianship, including social responsibility, education, democracy, and intellectual freedom, have faced one challenge after another. How have academic and research libraries taken action ...
  • Professional Practice Series: Developing a Vision & Cultivating a Career Path
    What do you know about yourself as a professional or professional-to-be? What work is most meaningful for you? It is important to visualize a destination: Who will you work with? What will you help them accomplish? Whether you’re a library student — just beginning to think through what your life as a working professional might ...
  • ACRL/NY 2018 Symposium–December 7, 2018 — Baruch College–NY, NY
    **Please excuse the cross-posts*** Call for Presentations ACRL/NY 2018 Symposium : Libraries in Direct Action December 7, 2018 Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY) Baruch Vertical Campus In 2018, the core values of librarianship, including social responsibility, education, democracy, and intellectual freedom, have faced one challenge after another. How have academic and research libraries taken action to confront ...
  • ACRL 2018 Recasting the Narrative–April 10-13, 2019– Cleveland, OH
  • ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting Spring 2018–Fri May 18, 2018–Mercy College, NY, NY
    *** Please excuse any cross-postings *** ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting Spring 2018 Fri May 18, 2018, 9:30am-10:45am Jump Start A Personal Librarian Program at Your College! Many Personal Librarian Programs are designed to help First Year Students succeed as they enter college. “Personal Librarians” are the points of contact with incoming students and they can help students navigate their ...
  • LLAMA Journal Seeks Associate Editor
    LLAMA Newsletter LLAMA is encouraging applications for Associate Editor of the division journal LL&M (Library Leadership & Management). The position requires a four-year commitment: two years as Associate Editor (2018-20) and two as Editor (2020-22). The term will begin this fall with Volume 32, no. 4. Position Description: The role of the Associate Editor has varied some ...
  • Webcast: Data-Driven Library Budgeting
    ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee Presents ACRL Webcast on Data-Driven Library Budgeting When: Thursday, April 5, 2018, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Where: ACRL National and ACRL/NY members can register for free at one of these sites. Manhattan College Viewing: Manhattan College, O’Malley Library, Room 404C. Please register for the event using this URL: https://bit.ly/2IpN01g Directions to Manhattan College: https://manhattan.edu/admissions/visit/maps-directions.php For more information, contact ...
  • A Tour of the Dag Hammarskjold Library at the United Nations
    ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee invites you to a tour of the: Dag Hammarskjold Library At the United Nations, New York City When: Thursday, July 19, 2018, 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM Program Organizer and Moderator: Prof. Kanu A. Nagra, Chair ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee Those attending should meet at the entrance at 46th Street and 1st Avenue at 1:20 PM. For ...
  • ACRL/NY Symposium 2018
    ACRL/NY 2018 Symposium December 7, 2018 Baruch Vertical Campus, Baruch College, CUNY Call for Presentations : Libraries in Direct Action In 2018, the core values of librarianship, including social responsibility, education, democracy, and intellectual freedom, have faced one challenge after another. How have academic and research libraries taken action to confront these challenges? What are we doing to uphold ...
  • Program Slides and Photos from the Program “Enhancing Impact of Library Instruction on Student Learning and Success”, March 15, 2018
    Please see the program slides and photos below from the recent ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee program: Enhancing Impact of Library Instruction on Student Learning and Success WHEN: Thursday, March 15, 2018, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM WHERE: Mercy College, Manhattan Campus 66 W 35th St, New York, NY 10016. Room# 729 (7th Floor). Full Program Details Program Slides Learning Communities and ...
  • Program Slides and Photos from Workshop on Data Visualization and Bringing Mindfulness to the Desk, Classroom and in the Stacks, March 8, 2018
    Please see the program slides and photos below from the recent ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee workshop: Data Visualization and Bringing Mindfulness to the Desk, Classroom and in the Stacks WHEN: Thursday, March 8, 2018, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM WHERE: Mercy College, Manhattan Campus 66 W 35th St, New York, NY 10016. Room# 729 (7th Floor). Full Program Details Program ...
  • ACRL National- Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group (NYC) – “Beyond Book Displays: Leveraging Special and Archival Collections” – Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, 3/23
    ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach (LMaO) Interest Group (Greater NYC Meetup) Spring 2018 meeting Fri March 23, 2018   3pm-5pm– Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus Register Now: Beyond Book Displays: Leveraging Special and Archival Collections to Up Your Library’s Marketing Game Presenters: Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz, Head of Reference, CUNY Graduate Center Archival Curation at the Graduate Center Library: From Display to Collaborative Exhibition Thomas Lannon, Assistant Director for Manuscripts, ...
  • First Year Experience Discussion Group: New Student Orientation – March 17, 2017
    Carl Andrews (Bronx Community College, CUNY) and Mark Aaron Polger (College of Staten Island, CUNY) hosted the ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting on Friday March 17th at Mercy College’s Manhattan Campus. Attendees engaged in an enlightening discussion that touched on a variety of topics related to new student orientation.  Student centered teaching, embedded librarianship, ...
  • Spring 2018 ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group Meeting
    Spring 2018 ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group Meeting Friday March 16, 2018 3:00pm-4:30pm at Mercy College Manhattan Campus Please join the ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group for a discussion on free and low-cost UX tools for improving your library web sites! Billie Cotterman, new co-chair of our UX discussion group, and Instruction and Digital Services Librarian at ...
  • Spring 2018 ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group Meeting
    Spring 2018 ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group Meeting Friday March 16, 2018 3:00pm-4:30pm at Mercy College Manhattan Campus Please join the ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group for a discussion on free and low-cost UX tools for improving your library web sites! Billie Cotterman, new co-chair of our UX discussion group, and Instruction and Digital Services Librarian at Metropolitan College ...
  • CFP: “Beyond Book Displays: Leveraging Special and Archival Collections to Up Your Library’s Marketing Game”
    ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach (LMaO) Interest Group (Greater NYCA Meetup) Spring 2018 meeting Call for Presenters: “Beyond Book Displays: Leveraging Special and Archival Collections to Up Your Library’s Marketing Game”  Are you an information professional who has creatively leveraged archival materials or special collections to market your library’s services, resources, collections or expertise? Or are you an archives or special collections ...
  • ACRL/NY Special Collection and Archives Discussion Group – Meeting, 3/13/18
    ACRL/NY Special Collections & Archives Please join the ACRL/NY Special Collection and Archives Discussion Group for a meeting at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. We will begin with an approximately one hour meeting followed by a special tour of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Music Division led by curator Bob Kosovsky. Location: The ...
  • ACRL/NY Symposium 2017
    The 2017 ACRL/NY Symposium, “The Mission,” took place at Baruch College on December 1, 2017. The description read: The 2017 ACRL/NY Symposium will be a day to take stock of the history of our profession and its contemporary challenges and opportunities, and to revisit the academic and research library core mission of mediator between student, faculty and ...
  • ACRL/NY Symposium Committee at ACRL/NY Symposium 2017 – “The Mission”
    December 1, 2017
  • Get involved with the 2018 Symposium!
      By Maria Schlanger I have been a member of the symposium planning committee for the last two symposia. I learned as much during the meetings as I did at the events. The discussions were lively. We had our first meeting today (1/19) and Gina Levitan, our chair, posed some prospective themes and they are fascinating. I won’t ...
  • 2017 Symposium Recap
    From Connections Editor: I have done a disservice to Miranda McDermott because I described her excellent blog as a “recap” but I couldn’t think of a better title. Ms. McDermott’s blog for NYPL both described what went on during the 2017 symposium and distilled the information in an interesting, cohesive manner. Here is a link to to her blog: https://www.nypl.org/blog/2017/12/18/acrlny-annual-symposium    
  • 2017 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Maria Shellman
    By Maria Shellman In December, I was given the opportunity to attend the ACRL/NY Symposium as a student scholarship recipient. The Symposium was my first professional development event since starting my M.S. in Library and Information Science program in August, and I was pleasantly surprised how well the Symposium aligned with the lectures, discussions, and assignments in ...
  • 2017 Early Career Librarian Awardee – Leah Airt-Atkinson
    By Leah Airt-Atkinson I began my career as a librarian in October of 2014 following an 8-year adventure in the United States Army. I have often felt paralyzing insecurity of being a new librarian as I negotiate spaces paved by the librarians who came before me and move into uncharted territory in a new career. My ...
  • 2017 Symposium Student Scholarship Winner – Dan Delmonaco
      By Dan Delmonaco All of the panels, speakers, and attendees at the 2017 ACRL/NY Symposium affirmed my choice to pursue academic librarianship and receive my graduate degree in library science. I think I was most inspired by the engagement of every single person in attendance. From the questions asked, the discussions during the breakout sessions, and the ...
  • Developing Credit-Bearing Information Literacy Courses – 11/29/17
    Professional Development Committee Presents Fall 2017 Program: Developing Credit-Bearing Information Literacy Courses WHEN: Wednesday Nov 29, 2017 From 9:45AM -NOON WHERE: 199 Chambers Street, Borough of Manhattan Community College Library S410M – Smart Classroom at 4th Floor (Attendees will need to bring their CUNY or State ID to enter the building) PROGRAM MODERATOR: Dr. Kanu Nagra, Borough of Manhattan Community ...
  • ACRL National viewing of ‘Zotero- Using and Supporting the Bibliographic Power Tool’ – 11/9/17
    ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee presents a viewing of: Zotero: Using and Supporting the Bibliographic Power Tool When: Thursday, 11/9/2017 from 2:00 PM-3:00 PM (EST) Where: ACRL National and ACRL/NY Members can register for free at one of these three sites by Nov 7 Manhattan College Viewing: Manhattan College – O’Malley Library, Room 410 4513 Manhattan College Parkway, Bronx Contact: Laurin Paradise, lparadise01@manhattan.edu Registration: ...
  • The LIS Scholarship Archive is open for submissions!
          We are thrilled to announce that the Library and Information Science A�Scholarship Archive (LISSA) is open for submissions. The LIS Scholarship Archive, in partnership with the Center for Open Science, is a free, open, and community-led archive for scholarship in library and information science and allied fields. LISSA is a repository where anyone can have ...
  • ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee call for sessions – Fall 2017 and Spring 2018
    ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee is currently seeking 45-minute session and 25-minute short-talk proposals for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 Professional development events. All topics related to libraries and professional development of library community are welcome! Some suggestions include, but are not limited to: Fostering staff morale and engagement Emerging technologies & trends Developing credit bearing courses in libraries Information literacy ...
  • Call for Proposals: 2017 ACRL/NY Annual Symposium Scholarships for Students & Librarians (deadline: October 6, 2017)
    Are you interested in where academic libraries are headed? The 2017 ACRL/NY Annual Symposium will be a day to take stock of the history of our profession and its contemporary challenges and opportunities. We hope to revisit the academic and research library core mission of mediator between student, faculty and researcher populations and the wider ...
  • Advocating for Credit Bearing Information Literacy Courses – ACRL/NY Discussion Group Meeting, 10/6/17
    Advocating for Credit Bearing Information Literacy Courses Joint Meeting – First Year Experience & Information Literacy Instruction Discussion Groups Are you interested in developing credit-bearing Information Literacy courses at your college? Are you interested in creating classes specifically for First Year Students, or for specific majors? Come to our meeting on Friday October 6, 2017 and learn ...
  • ACRL/NY 2017 Symposium Scholarships for Students & Librarians
    Are you interested in where academic libraries are headed? The 2017 ACRL/NY Symposium will be a day to take stock of the history of our profession and its contemporary challenges and opportunities, and to revisit the academic and research library core mission of mediator between student, faculty and researcher populations and the wider information world. ...
  • ACRL Mentoring Program Call
    Do you want to share your professional library instruction experience? Lead and build a relationship with a new colleague? Did you answer a yes to one or both of these questions? If so, then please consider becoming a mentor for the ACRL Instruction Section Mentoring Program! The purpose of the ACRL IS Mentoring Program is to ...
  • ACRL/NY Mentoring Program and New Librarians Discussion Group End-of-Year Meeting
    RSVP: https://acrlnyforms.wufoo.com/forms/acrlny-mentoring-and-new-librarians-meeting/ Join us to celebrate the end of the academic year and to discuss the benefits of mentoring and support for new academic librarians. We will network, reflect on the past, plan for the future, and have a focused discussion on diversity and inclusion in the job search, and in the workplace. Your input will ...
  • ACRL/NY Shut Up & Write! Event + Discussion and Networking — May 31, 5:30 PM
    5/31 ACRL/NY Shut Up & Write! Event + Discussion and Networking DESCRIPTION: Do you have an article draft you need to work on? An outline to refine? A book proposal to begin? Even a totally half-baked research idea to flesh out on paper? Okay, so answer this: are you your own worst enemy ...
  • Publishing Opportunity: Call for Submissions: Marketing Libraries Journal
    Marketing Libraries Journal (MLJ) is a new peer-reviewed, independently published, open access journal that focuses on innovative marketing activities that libraries are engaged in. Our aim is to publish research and practical examples of library marketing campaigns, library marketing research, public relations campaigns, SWOT analysis, segmentation research, assessment of marketing activities, and tools used ...
  • ACRL/NY and LACUNY sponsored event The LIU Libraries Ethnographic Study
    ACRL/NY and LACUNY sponsored event: The LIU Libraries Ethnographic Study: Librarians-turned-Ethnographers Share their Experiences The event slides are available here: LACUNY & ACRL-NY presentation (slides in PDF format) Here are some photos from the event:
  • Developing a Creative, Focused, and Accountable Writing Practice – March 15th, 2017
    By Keith Muchowski A dozen or so librarians from around the New York City area met at the CUNY Graduate Center on March 15th, the day after the snowstorm, to discuss the rewards and challenges of the writing craft. Susanne Markgren and Linda Miles created and facilitated the event as members of the ACRL/NY Research and ...
  • Call for Chapter Proposals – Social Media: An Academic Library Perspective (working title) – deadline: June 1, 2017
    Editor a�� Nina Verishagen; Publisher – Elsevier Please submit proposals by filling out this form: https://goo.gl/forms/k7y1TqEz94uZHDji2 Are you a library professional immersed in social media management? Have you experienced great successes and/or failures with a social media campaign? If you have, please consider submitting a chapter proposal! Social Media: An Academic Library Perspective will be a practical, concise ...
  • Call for Papers: MARKETING LIBRARIES JOURNAL – Deadline for Submissions: June 1, 2017
    Aim and Scope Marketing Libraries Journal (MLJ) is a new peer-reviewed, independently published, open access journal that focuses on innovative marketing activities that libraries engage in. Our aim is to publish research and practical examples of library marketing campaigns, library marketing research, public relations campaigns, SWOT analysis, segmentation research, assessment of marketing activities, and tools used ...
  • Shut Up & Write! + Discussion and Networking – April 20th 2017
    Do you have an article draft you need to work on? An outline to refine? A book proposal to begin? Even a totally half-baked research idea to flesh out on paper? Okay, so answer this: are you your own worst enemy when it comes to putting nose to the grindstone? This event ...
  • 2016 Power, Standards, and Library Instruction: Panel Discussion with Jill Conte, Andrew Battista, Shannon Simpson, and Emily Drabinski (Moderated by Gina Levitan)
    By Winifred King The first panel discussion at the ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium was entitled “Power, Standards, and Library Instruction”  and was moderated by Gina Levitan. In their presentation, “Teaching with Data: Visualization and Information as a Critical Process”, Jill Conte and Andrew Battista (New York University) addressed data literacy.  Their LibGuide lesson created for first year undergrads, ...
  • 2016 Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit Scholarship Winner – Elizabeth Jardine
    By Elizabeth Jardine I thank ACRL/NY for the privilege of attending its Annual Symposium,  Money & Power,  as a recipient of the Barbara Bonous-Smit Scholarship. This was my first ACRL/NY Symposium, and I hope to attend many more. There I saw librarians I only knew from social media. I listened to the engaging roster of speakers who ...
  • 2016 Early Career Librarian Scholarship Winner – Mandy Babirad
    By Mandy Babirad I attended the ACRL/NY Symposium in 2015 when I was visiting faculty.  Since then, I took a new tenure track position at an agricultural/tech institution. I was so ready to talk about money and power.  Some highlights for me were Gr Keer and Lana Mariko Wood’s presentation on peer review and its myriad ...
  • 2016 Peer Review: Problems of Power – Gr Keer and Lana Mariko Wood (California State University – East Bay)
    By Elaine Provenzano Online Learning and Outreach Librarian Gr Keer and Health Sciences and Scholarly Communication Librarian, Lana Mariko Wood, (California State University, East Bay) kicked off their symposium presentation with a nod to the 2016 theme, Money and Power, saying it directly inspired their research topic, Peer Review:  Problems of Power.   The tenure track colleagues, ...
  • 2016 Money, Power, and Vendor-Library Relationships: Panel Discussion with Angela Galvan, Eileen Clancy, and Nat Gustafson Sundell (Moderated by Joan Jocson-Singh)
    By Patricia Keogh The panel contained three speakers: Angela Galvan, Digital Resources and Systems Librarian at SUNY Geneseo; Eileen Clancy, Beyond Citation; and, Nat Gustafson-Sundell, Collections Librarian at Minnesota State University, Mankato.  Each speaker took a different tack on how relations with vendors impact or influence academic libraries’ practices, holdings, and acquisition decisions. Angela Galvin:   “The ...
  • Greetings from the 2017 President!
    Greetings from ACRL/NY! In December, we held our annual symposium, this year on the theme of “Money and Power”. Our speakers addressed a broad spectrum of issues from archival labor to professional standards , inclusive instruction , vendor-library relationships , and more. Please see the related reports and essays from our scholarship winners for more perspectives on the day. As chair ...
  • 2016 Power, Labor, and Archives: Panel Discussion with Stacie Williams, Aliqae Geraci, and Jim DelRosso (Moderated by Miranda McDermott)
    By Tamara Townsend The panel discussion “Power, Labor, and Archives,” featured Stacie Williams (Case Western Reserve University), Aliqae Geraci (Cornell) and Jim DelRosso (Cornell). The presenters each discussed the challenges of collection development when powers outside the archive are in control. Williams’ presentation, “Money, Power, Respect: Archival Labor as a Reflection of Neoliberal Values,” was uniquely framed ...
  • Save the Date: ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group Meeting – Friday, April 7, 2017
    Friday April 7, 2017 | 9:30am-10:45am | Mercy College, Manhattan Campus Mobile UX: Best Practices in Web Design and Content Management Professor Valerie Forrestal, Web Services Librarian at the College of Staten Island, CUNY, will lead a lively discussion about usability issues for mobile web site development. She will discuss various aspects of usability such as consistency, ...
  • Mobile UX: Best Practices in Web Design and Content Management – ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group Meeting
    Save the Date: ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group Meeting Friday April 7, 2017 | 9:30am-10:45am | Mercy College, Manhattan Campus Mobile UX: Best Practices in Web Design and Content Management Professor Valerie Forrestal, Web Services Librarian at the College of Staten Island, CUNY, will lead a lively discussion about usability issues for mobile web site development. She ...
  • ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group Greater NYC Meetup — March 31, 2017, 3-5pm — Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus
    ****Please excuse cross posting**** ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group Greater NYC Meetup Assessment for Marketing & Outreach Activities Spring 2017 meeting Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, room 603 Fri March 31, 2017- 3pm-5pm When: Friday March 31, 2017, 3:00pm-5:00pm Where: Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, 3 East 43rd Street, 6th floor, room 603, New York, NY (2 minute walk from Grand Central ...
  • ACRL/NY Symposium 2016
    2016 ACRL/NY Symposium – Panel Discussion with Gina Levitan (moderator), Shannon Simpson, Emily Drabinski, Andrew Battista, and Jill Conte The 2016 ACRL/NY Symposium, “Money and Power,” took place at Baruch College on December 2nd, 2016. The description read: Economic, social, and politicalA�powerA�affect the choices we all make as individuals and as institutions, and academic libraries and archives are ...
  • Mobile UX: Best Practices in Web Design and Content Management — April 7, 2017 — Mercy College, NY
    *****Please excuse our cross-postings***** Save the Date: ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group Meeting Mobile UX: Best Practices in Web Design and Content Management Professor Valerie Forrestal, Web Services Librarian at the College of Staten Island, CUNY, will lead a lively discussion about usability issues for mobile web site development. She will discuss various aspects of usability such ...
  • The Long Island University Libraries Ethnographic Study (presentation) – April 21, 2017
    LACUNY & ACRL/NY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEES, PRESENTATION for ACRL/NY and LACUNY members: The LIU Libraries Ethnographic Study: Librarians-turned-Ethnographers Share their Experiences From 2012-2016 Long Island University Libraries conducted a large scale ethnographic study to better understand how students study in the library, conduct their research, and use different sources. The research team analyzed over 1000 survey responses, ...
  • ACRL/NY Webcast – Essentials of Usability Design for Library Research Guides – 3/8/17
    ACRL/NY Webcast Upcoming ACRL/NY Webcast Essentials of Usability Design for Library Research Guides will be held on two locations at CUNY and SUNY on March 8, 2017 at 2 PM (EST) Please RSVP to any of these locations to attend : CUNY Hostos Community College Library (For RSVP and contact details : Haruko Yamauchi at hyamauchi@hostos.cuny.edu) SUNY Purchase College ...
  • ACRL/NY’s Research & Writing Support Group – March 15, 2017 – CUNY Graduate Center, New York, NY
    Developing a Creative, Focused, and Accountable Writing Practice, facilitated by Susanne Markgren and Linda Miles DESCRIPTION: Are you at a loss when it comes to understanding the ins and outs of writing and publishing? Do you struggle with finding ideas or developing them into practical projects? In this hands-on workshop, we will explore ways to enhance ...
  • Assessment for Marketing & Outreach Activities Spring 2017 Meeting – Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, room 603 Fri March 31, 2017- 3pm-5pm – New York, NY
    ****Please excuse cross posting**** Call for Lightning Round Presentations ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group Greater NYC Meetup Assessment for Marketing & Outreach Activities Spring 2017 meeting ****new date***** Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, room 603 Fri March 31, 2017– 3pm-5pm The ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group (Greater NYC) is inviting proposals for Lightning Round Presentations for our Spring ...
  • ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting — Mercy College, Manhattan Campus — Friday March 17, 2017
    ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting Librarians and New Student Orientation Are you involved in your college’s New Student Orientation? How does your library participate? What types of activities does your library plan? Do you partner with other campus departments when planning New Student Orientation? Perhaps you facilitate workshops just for faculty. Join us for a ...
  • New Date — Call for Lightning Round Presentations ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group Greater NYC Meetup
    Call for Lightning Round Presentations ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group Greater NYC Meetup Assessment for Marketing & Outreach Activities Spring 2017 meeting ****new date***** Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, room 603 Fri March 31, 2017- 3pm-5pm The ACRL National Library Marketing & Outreach Interest Group (Greater NYC) is inviting proposals for Lightning Round Presentations for our Spring 2017 meeting! We are looking ...
  • 2016 Student Scholarship Winner – Renee Walsh
    By Renee Walsh In early December I attended the ACRL/NY Symposium as a student scholarship recipient.  I graduated from Simmons College in Boston in December 2016 with my M.S. in Library and Information Science and am interested in working as an academic librarian.  Attending this event allowed me to better understand the discussions and issues of ...
  • Call for presentations – IOLUG Spring 2017 Conference – May 19, 2017
    Cloudy with a Chance of Technology The forecast for the future of libraries is constantly changing, just as it does in our day-to-day work. The IOLUG Program Committee is sending out this call for proposals to hear about your technology projects. We know that not every project ends up being a sunny day and here is ...
  • Call for Proposals – 2017 LACUNY Institute – Submission Deadline is February 1, 2017
    The Future of Librarianship: Exploring whata��s next for the Academic Librarian Date:A�May 19, 2017 Location: LaGuardia Community College, City University of New York Keynote Speaker:A�Barbara Rockenbach, Associate University Librarian for Collections and Services (interim), at Columbia University Libraries Submission Deadline:A�February 1, 2017 Submission Form :A�http://tinyurl.com/LACUNY-2017-CFP Librarians cannot predict the future but they can speculate about it. . . The 2017 LACUNY Institute ...
  • Call for Peer Reviewers and Columnists – Marketing Libraries Journal
    Marketing LibrariesA�JournalA�(MLJ) is a new, online, peer reviewed journal that is international in scope and devoted to advancing research in library marketing and its components (public relations, publicity, outreach, advocacy, and marketing communications). A�A�TheA�JournalA�is open to all libraries; public, academic, and special. A� Marketing Libraries Journal (MLJ)A�is independently published, open access (gold & green), ...
  • Call for Proposals: Beta Phi Mu/LRRT Research Paper Award for 2017
    This award is being jointly presented by the Beta Phi Mu International Honor Society (http://beta-phi-mu.org/) and the American Library Associationa’s Library Research Round Table (http://www.ala.org/lrrt/) to recognize excellent research in progress into problems related to the profession of librarianship. Any ALA member is eligible for this $500 award, and all methodologies and research topics/questions are ...
  • Get- It- Done and Accomplish Goals: Work-Life Balance and Effective Time Management – Nov. 18, 2016
              Organized by Professional Development Committee of ACRL/NY and LACUNY Notes from the event, by Susanne Markgren  Dr. Roberta Brody, Professor GSLIS, Queens College, shared advice and tips on strategies and tactics for productivity and becoming “unstuck.” She emphasized the importance of finding a mentor and accountability partner, and carving time out of our schedules in order ...
  • Event Photos – Get-It-Done and Accomplish Goals
    In November, ACRL/NY held an event entitled Get-It-Done and Accomplish Goals- Work/Life Balance and Effective Time Management. Here are some photos from the event
  • THIS FRIDAY! ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting: Assessment Ideas for First Year Library Instruction Classes – November 18, 2016
    Join us for an engaging discussion on exploring different types of assessment for First Year Library Instruction Classes. Whether you teach credit bearing Information Literacy classes or one-shot sessions, our meeting will focus on talking about different ways we can assess our students. Professor Jesus Sanabria (Bronx Community College, CUNY) will start the meeting by discussing ...
  • Get-It-Done and Accomplish Goals: Work-Life Balance and Effective Time Management
    ACRL/NY and LACUNY Professional Development Committees invite you to Fall 2016 program Get- It- Done and Accomplish Goals: Work-Life Balance and Effective Time Management WHEN: Friday, November 18, 2016, 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM WHERE: The CUNY Gradate Center, 365 5th Avenue, Skylight Room (9th Floor). To enter building, show your CUNY and /or State Id at the ...
  • “Talking the Talk: Persuasive Communication for Productive Initiative and Leadership in Academic Libraries” – June 9, 2016
    By Linda Miles On June 9th, an informal discussion forum was convened on the topic “Talking the talk: Persuasive communication for productive initiative and leadership in academic libraries.” Fifteen ACRL/NY members met for discussion, networking, and refreshments. Before the free-ranging discussion, each of four panelists spoke briefly about their research or experience on the topic. Robert ...
  • ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting: Assessment Ideas for First Year Library Instruction Classes – November 18, 2016
    Join us for an engaging discussion on exploring different types of assessment for First Year Library Instruction Classes. Whether you teach credit bearing Information Literacy classes or one-shot sessions, our meeting will focus on talking about different ways we can assess our students. Professor Jesus Sanabria (Bronx Community College, CUNY) will start the meeting by discussing ...
  • ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium Scholarships for Students & Librarians – Application Deadline: Friday, October 21, 2016
    Apply now for a scholarship to the 2016 ACRL/NY Symposium, Money and Power at https://acrlnysymp2016.wordpress.com. This year’s event, produced by the Greater New York Metropolitan Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL/NY), will feature speakers and poster sessions addressing the ways that economic, social, and political power affect the choices we all ...
  • ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium Scholarships for Students & Librarians
    ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium Scholarships for Students & Librarians Apply now for a scholarship to the 2016 ACRL/NY Symposium, Money and Power at https://acrlnysymp2016.wordpress.com. This year’s event, produced by the Greater New York Metropolitan Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL/NY), will feature speakers and poster sessions addressing the ways that economic, social, and ...
  • Slides from the Embedded Librarianship Presentations
    Please see the slides below from the recent ACRL/NY and METRO program on Embedded Librarianship Program Details and Speakers: Embedded and Evolving: Stages and Approaches to working as Embedded Librarian (Slides) By Kathryn Shaughnessy, Associate Professor and Librarian at St. John’s University (NY) The Many Faces of Embedded Librarianship: Interpretations of How We Integrate Ourselves into College Courses (Slides) By ...
  • ACRL/NY and METRO Presents Program on Embedded Librarianship – May 16, 2016
    ACRL/NY and METRO Presents Program on Embedded Librarianship -Please RSVP by May 14 ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee in collaboration with METRO invites you to our Spring 2016 program. WHEN: Monday, May 16, 2016, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM WHERE: 57 East 11th Street, Fourth Floor, New York, NY 10003. To enter the building, hit the number 4 followed ...
  • Integrating Information Literacy into Assignments – February 20, 2016
    By Linda Miles Organized by ACRL/NY Instruction/Information Literacy Discussion Group On Friday, February 19, 2016, Dianne Gordon Conyers and Alexandra Rojas from CUNY’s LaGuardia Community College gave a presentation on a grant-funded seminar they facilitated for classroom faculty who wanted to integrate information literacy instruction into a research assignment. The Institute of Museum and Library Services grant was initiated ...
  • 2015 The Radicalism is Coming from Inside the Library: Chris Bourg & Lareese Hall
    By Albert Tablante The 2015 ACRL/NY symposium began with a progressive talk from Chris Bourg, the Director of MIT Libraries, and Lareese Hall, the Architecture and Art Librarian for the MIT Libraries.  The discourse builds on the premise that radical changes within academic librarianship have developed in recent years.  The presenters acknowledge that this type of activism ...
  • 2015 Diversity as Democracy? Panel Discussion: Shawn Smith, Emily Drabinski, and Jen Hoyer (moderated by Haruko Yamauchi)
     Miranda McDermott and Paul Sager The panel discussion “Diversity as Democracy?” featured moderator Haruko Yamauchi and participants Jen Hoyer (Interference Archive), Emily Drabinski (Long Island University-Brooklyn), and Shawn(ta) Smith (Graduate Center, CUNY). Yamauchi asked the panelists to define diversity and to include specific examples of what they have done to increase diversity in their organizations. Emily Drabinski, Coordinator of Instruction at LIU-Brooklyn, ...
  • ACRL/NY Research and Writing as a New Librarian – November 20, 2015
    By Anne Deutsch Fifteen ACRL/NY members from the five boroughs and beyond made their way to New York City College of Technology (CUNY) late in the afternoon on Friday, November 20 to attend an ACRL/NY event to discuss “Research & Writing as a New Librarian.” The event was jointly sponsored by ACRL/NY’s Mentoring Program, and its New Librarians ...
  • 2015 Ione Damasco and Isabel Espinal (Panel Discussion Moderated by Starr Hoffman)
    By Elaine Provenzano The afternoon of the ACRLNY 2015 Symposium commenced with the shared perspectives of two academic librarians. In her presentation, “The Practice of Core Values: Academic Library Diversity Plans and the ACRL Diversity Standards,” Ione T. Damasco, Cataloger Librarian at the University of Dayton, presented the findings of her research on ACRL diversity standards and ...
  • 2015 Student Scholarship Winner – Paul Sager
    —By Paul Sager It was an honor to accept a student scholarship to attend the ACRL/NY’s annual symposium, held at Baruch College on December 4, 2015. The symposium’s goal was to examine the ALA’s Core Values in relation to academic librarianship. The organizers chose to highlight the values of social responsibility, democracy, education, and professionalism.  I found this ...
  • 2015 Student Scholarship Winner – Hannah Sistrunk
    By Hannah Sistrunk I am very grateful to have had the opportunity to attend the ACRL/NY Symposium in 2015. Its engagement with ALA’s core values of social responsibility, democracy, education, and professionalism was invigorating. Throughout the program, participants inspired me to think beyond the hegemonic structures that govern institutions toward radical action through professional practice. A ...
  • 2015 Student Scholarship Winner – Christina Broomfield
    By Christina Broomfield Attending the 2015 Symposium was a valuable and informative experience — I am confident that I will carry forward what I learned into all of my professional endeavors from this point forward.  The theme of the Symposium, “Social Responsibility, Democracy, Education, and Professionalism,” initially appealed to me because I have not often had ...
  • 2015 “Go, Grow… or Stay? The Imperative of Professional Development” A Talk by Jerilyn Veldof of the University of Minnesota Libraries at ACRL/NY’s 2015 Symposium
    by Paul Sager Jerilyn Veldof struck a unique profile at the ACRL/NY’s 2015 symposium on ALA core values as the sole speaker to address the values of education and professionalism. A series of earlier panelists had grappled with the question of diversity in academic libraries, so the day changed key dramatically when Veldof took the podium ...
  • 2015 Veteran Librarian Scholarship Winner – Antonia Olivas
    By Antonia Olivas The presentations and poster sessions at the ACRL/NY’s 2015 Symposium focused on “social responsibility” and what it means for academic librarians to be activists. They looked at how diversity in our libraries affects how democratic we can be (or are not) to our patrons and to each other.  Each session focused on diversity, equity, ...
  • 2015 Early Career Librarian Scholarship Winner – Adam Mizelle
    By Adam Mizelle I came because of #critlib. Here in the early stages of my reference and instruction career, I am still teaching myself to teach. After graduate school, I joined Twitter, following a long break from social media that began during the Myspace era.  Discovering the #critlib community was like a welcome-back gift. Their social justice emphasis helped ...
  • ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group -November 10, 2015
    By Lily Sacharow A cozy group of college librarians met Tuesday at the CUNY Graduate Center to discuss issues related to “dark patterns” found in academic libraries, both on-site and online. Dark patterns are usually defined as user interfaces purposely designed to mislead. Though our group felt confident that most libraries are not intentionally tricky, we ...
  • Help Us Plan the 2016 Symposium! ACRL/NY Symposium 2016
    Mark your calendars now for the 2016 ACRL/NY Symposium, which will take place on December 2nd. If you’d like to participate in the planning of the Symposium, you can join the Symposium Planning Committee. The Committee meets once a month, from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., in midtown Manhattan. Spring meeting dates are (all Fridays) January 22, February ...
  • 2015 Student Scholarship Winner – Amanda Gantchev
    By Amanda Gantchev At the ACRL/NY 2015 Symposium I was exposed to mind-opening and lively (to put it lightly) discussion about inclusivity in the library and archive.  From the moment I arrived to the event’s conclusion, I felt an enormous sense of inclusion in a conversation, and support within a profession that, as I write, I have only ...
  • Privacy Toolkit for Librarians
    Missed our Privacy Toolkit for Librarians? The presentation was by Mariko Hirose, staff attorney for the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU), and Alison Macrina, director of the Library Freedom Project. Read the Library Journal article and check out these program slides from the presenters: NYCLU – Privacy in the Digital Age Library Freedom Project – Privacy ...
  • Introducing the ACRL/NY Writing Accountability Partners Program!
    In need of some motivation and support to get your writing done? Want to brainstorm ideas for presentation or writing projects? Want to share research and productivity tips? Want someone to hold you accountable for your research and writing goals? Sign up for our newly established Writing Accountability Partners Program! This program connects people who are interested ...
  • The ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Presents: “Embedded Librarianship for the First Year Experience Librarian” – Mercy College, Manhattan – April 15
    Come participate in an enlightening conversation where we will exchange ideas on: 1. Outreach and Team-teaching pedagogies 2. Information Literacy Instruction Resources 3. The ACRL Framework When: Friday April 15, 2016, 9:00am to 10:45am Where: Mercy College – Manhattan 66 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10016 Room #721 (All attendees must bring a photo ID) Interested in attending? Please RSVP online by Wednesday April 13, 2016 ...
  • ACRL/NY Symposium 2015 from left to right
    Haruko Yamauchi, Jen Hoyer, Emily Drabinski, Shawn(ta) Cruz-Smith
  • ACRL/NY Symposium 2015 from left to right
    Chris Bourg, Starr Hoffman, Isabel Espinal, Jerilyn Veldof, Ione T. Damasco, Lareese Hall, Haruko Yamauchi, Emily Drabinski, Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz
  • LACUNY and ACRL/NY Spring 2016 Workshop, April 8: Productivity, Creativity, and Mindfulness
    ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee in collaboration with the LACUNY Junior Faculty Research Roundtable and Professional Development Committee invite you to our spring 2016 workshop: Productivity, Creativity, and Mindfulness: Create Your Own Path and Get Things Done, with Susanne Markgren, Digital Services Librarian at SUNY Purchase and Executive Board member for ACRL/NY WHEN: Friday, April 8, 2016, 2:00pm ...
  • March 11, ACRL/NY Joint Meeting — New Librarians Discussion Group + Mentoring Program + Research/Writing Support Group
    Research & Writing – Productivity & Accountability ACRL/NY Joint Meeting — New Librarians Discussion Group + Mentoring Program + Research/Writing Support Group It’s FREE! – Refreshments will be served. We are planning a lively discussion about: productive processes/routines/practices for research, writing, and publication; specific “tips and tricks”; and helpful tools. When you RSVP online, we’ll ask you to share one idea to ...
  • ACRL/NY 2015 Symposium
    Social Responsibility,A�Democracy, Education, andA�Professionalism:A�Supporting Core Values in AcademicA�and Research Librarianship Dec. 4, 2015 This symposium will use four of ALAa��s Core Values of Librarianship as a framework from which to pose questions. What does a�?social responsibilitya�? mean for academic librarians? How diverse are our libraries and archives, and how democratic do we want them to be? How ...
  • Library Journal Article on a Leveraging Open Educational Resources in the Classroom and Beyond”
    Didn’t make it to our Leveraging Open Ed Resources in the Classroom and Beyond: an OER Panel Discussion event, cosponsored with METRO, on November 12? Read Library Journal‘s excellent recap of the event by Lisa Peet.
  • ACRL/NY Research & Writing as a New Librarian meeting, Friday, November 20, 4-6 P.M., New York City College of Technology (CUNY)
    Join us for a discussion and sharing session on tips and tools to get started with writing and research as an academic librarian. Topics we will cover include: what is expected of new librarians (both tenure and non-tenure track), alternatives to traditional publishing, different types of research and writing, collaboration, inspiration, time management, motivational tools ...
  • ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group meeting- Tuesday November 10, 2015- 5:00pm-6:30pm-Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Center
    Are you ever confused when you navigate a web site? Do you ever feel manipulated and tricked into completing a task? Sometimes these “tricks” are not just bad web design but a relatively new phenomenon known as Dark Patterns. According to UX designer Harry Brignull, Dark Patterns are user interfaces that are carefully designed to trick ...
  • ACRL/NY visits Google’s New York City Office
    Tour of 4th floor of the main Google building, the 2nd floor of Chelsea Market We will be entering the building promptly at 3:00 pm. Please arrive by 2:50 pm as you will NOT be able to enter the building by yourselves. If you require special assistance (e.g. use a wheel chair or has a guide dog), ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee present an OER Panel Discussion, November 2, 2015 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
    Leveraging Open Ed Resources in the Classroom and Beyond: an OER Panel Discussion November 2, 2015 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. Panelists Lisa Norberg, Steven Ovadia, and Megan Wacha with Davis Erin Anderson, Moderator Lisa Norberg is a Principal at K|N Consultants, providing strategic and operational guidance via a range of consultation services to academic and research libraries, ...
  • A brief update about the upcoming meeting of the ACRL/NY Management and Leadership Development Discussion Group next Friday November 6th at 9:30am:
    For our discussion on the challenges associated with leading from the middle, we will be joined by Robert Farrell of Lehman College CUNY, co-author of the ALA Publication Managing in the middle. If you’re interested in attending please register in advance. Registration for this event will close on Tuesday November 3rd. The meeting will run from 9:30 ...
  • Urgent (Immediate) Call to Action – help stop CISA now!
    Click here to take immediate action against threats to personal privacy: http://www.decidethefuture.org/ CISA, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, has been a hot topic for librarians and others concerned with personal security for some time. While activists were successful in preventing the passage of an even less acceptable version of CISA earlier this year, and while killing ...
  • ARCL/NY Management and Leadership Development Discussion Group Meeting – Friday, November 6.
    Posted on behalf of Thomas Keenan, Slavic East European and Eurasian Studies Librarian at Princeton University: The ARCL/NY Management and Leadership Development Discussion Group will hold it’s next meeting at 9:30 on Friday November 6th at Mercy College in Midtown Manhattan, just off of Herald Square. At the group’s inaugural meeting last February 20 people from ...
  • Legislative Update October 2015
    Against a backdrop of criticism against the Library, James BillingtonA�stepped down from his role as Librarian of Congress after 28 years of service. On October 7th, days after his September 30th departure, the Senate unanimously approved the “Librarian of Congress Succession Modernization Act of 2015”. The act will instate a 10-year limit on the post, ...
  • ACRL’s Member of the Week, Eamon Tewell
    ACRL/NY Symposium Committee MemberEamon Tewell(Long Island University) is the current ACRL Member of the Week! Read the interview here.
  • Legislative Updates, September 2015
    from Kelly Johnson, ACRL/NY Legislative Liaison FASTR: Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act of 2015 (If passed FASTR would require federal agencies to develop a policy ensuring products of funded research would be freely available to the public online no later than 12 months after publication) July 29: FASTR approved unanimously by the Senate Committee ...
  • Call for Posters: Social Responsibility, Democracy, Education, and Professionalism: Supporting Core Values in Academic and Research Librarianship (New York City – December 4, 2015)
    Social Responsibility, Democracy, Education, and Professionalism: Supporting Core Values in Academic and Research Librarianship The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries 2015 Symposium Friday, December 4, 2015 The 2015 ACRL/NY Annual Symposium will use four of ALA’s Core Values of Librarianship as a framework from which to pose questions. What does “social responsibility” ...
  • Engaging Teaching & Learning with Social Media, ACRL/NY, June 19, Mercy College, Manhattan Campus
    ACRL/NY First Year Experience (FYE) & Information Literacy/Instruction (IL) 6/19/2015 Meeting Please join us for the upcoming members-only joint meeting of the ACRL/NY FYE & IL Discussion Groups. Our topic will be: “Engaging Teaching & Learning with Social Media: Information Literacy Strategies for Librarians #Teaching #Learning #SocialMedia #InfoLit #Strategies4Librarians” Undergraduates engage with social media everyday. Building on the ...
  • Transferrable Skills and Landing a (New) Job, ACRL/NY, NYPL’s Mid-Manhattan Library Branch, Wednesday, June 17, 5:30 PM
    Transferrable Skills and Landing a (New) Job Looking for your first librarian position? Thinking about transitioning from one type of librarian position to another, from one institution to another, or from one kind of library to another? “Transferrable skills” could be your key to landing the job. The New Librarians Discussion Group and the ACRL/NY Mentoring ...
  • 2015 National Libraries Legislative Day
    by Kelly Johnson, ACRL/NY Legislative Liaison The 2015 National Libraries Legislative Day (the 41st annual NLLD) brought over 400 library supporters together on May 5th to advocate for libraries on Capitol Hill. Robert Hubsher, Executive Director of the Ramapo Catskill Library System, led New York’s advocates who collectively represented public, school, and (me!) academic libraries as ...
  • 2014 Micah Vandegrift: Scholarly Communication is People
    By Melissa Goertzen, Columbia University Libraries Micah Vandegrift, Scholarly Communication Librarian at Florida State University, delivered a lecture that highlighted the ways libraries can support the Open Access (OA) movement taking place in the academic community. The central thesis was that librarians need to take action and do Open Access instead of simply discussing it. He ...
  • 2014 Scholarship Winner Essay: Freya Yost
    By Freya Yost, 2014 ACRL-NY Symposium Scholarship Recipient The Open Access Symposium, held at Baruch College on December 5th 2014, was an inspiring forum with open-access enthusiasts from both in and outside the library. The lineup of speakers was particularly well curated, professionally diverse, and the presentations covered themes and challenges of implementing,doing, and teaching open ...
  • 2014 Birds of a Feather Session
    by Kathryn Shaughnessy, St. John’s University Libraries In keeping with “Open principles” of participation and community-building, this year’s symposium featured a “Birds of a Feather” session. This BOF approach asked symposium participants to suggest discussion topics throughout the day; after the keynote speech and panel presentations, the final topics were voted on, and subsequently topics were ...
  • 2014 Scholarship Winner Essay: Arden Kirkland
    By Arden Kirkland, 2014 ACRL-NY Symposium Scholarship Recipient The ACRL-NY symposium left me feeling invigorated, part of a warm and welcoming community ready to fight the good fight for open access. I was very pleased that Brett Bobley began our day with projects that share material culture, visual resources, and a range of research data beyond ...
  • Notes from an 2014 Emerging Leader: My Project and Experience
    by Kai Alexis Smith, MSILS I was a part of the American Library Association’s 2014 Emerging Leaders class. My group worked for six months on a template for the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS). Our report is a compilation of recommendations for the creation of two types of virtual orientations: A webinar offered twice a ...
  • 2014 Brett Bobley: Some Thoughts on Libraries and the Digital Humanities in an Open Access Context
    by Albert Tablante, Information Literacy Instructor at ASA Institute of Business & Computer Technology. The first speaker of the day was Brett Bobley, the Chief Information Officer for the National Endowment for the Humanities. The title of the talk was Some Thoughts on Libraries and the Digital Humanities in an Open Access Context. Brett Bobley has ...
  • Greetings from the 2015 President!
    Welcome to the ACRL/NY community! Last December 5th, librarians from across the region and beyond gathered for the 2014 Annual ACRL/NY Symposium, “The Academic Librarian in the Open Access Future.” In this special edition of the Chapter newsletter, you will find reports on the speakers, poster presentations, and other events of the day.  We are happy ...
  • 2014 Scholarship Winner Essay: Dominique Bortmas
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  • Help Us Plan the 2015 Symposium!
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  • 2015 National Library Legislation Day
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  • ACRL National Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group Spring Meeting, Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, Friday May 29, 2015
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  • ACRL/NY Spring 2015 Meet-n-Greet Registration – May 26, 2015
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  • ACRL/NY May Distance Learning meeting: May 15, 2015 – Mercy College, Manhattan campus
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  • ACRL/NY Tour of the Dag Hammarskjold Library – Friday, May 22nd – Filled!
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  • METRO & ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee present “Assessment in Focus: Analyzing Data from Interviews and Focus Groups” Thursday, April 23, 2015 – 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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  • ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group-Friday April 17, 2015- 9:30am-10:45am, Mercy College Manhattan campus, room 723
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  • ACRL/NY spring meet & greet, Spaces @520, May 26, 2015
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  • Research/Writing Support Group Meeting, ACRL/NY, Mercy College, Manhattan, Friday, March 20, 2015
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  • Assessment in Focus: Fieldwork and Observation — March 19, 2015
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  • ACRL National Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group — February 20, 2015
    We are pleased to announce the inaugural meet-up of the Greater NYC “meet & greet” of the ACRL National Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group. When: next week—Friday February 20, 2015 -3:00pm-5:00pm Where: Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, 3 East 43rd Street, 6th floor, room 603, New York, NY (2 minute walk from Grand Central Terminal) Link to Google ...
  • ACRL/NY Management and Leadership Development Discussion Group — February 20, 2015
    The inaugural meeting of the ACRL/NY Management and Leadership Development discussion group is scheduled for Friday February 20th from 9:30 to 10:45 at Mercy College. This is a group for people who currently find themselves in – or are interested in assuming – a management or leadership role in research libraries. The group will convene a ...
  • ACRL/NY Symposium Committee 2014
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  • METRO & ACRL/NY present, “Assessment in Focus: Analyzing User Feedback Surveys” – February 3, 2015
    Speaker: Nisa Bakkalbasi Nisa Bakkalbasi is the Assessment Coordinator at Columbia University Libraries. Prior to joining Columbia University, Nisa was the Director of Planning and Assessment at James Madison University, and held a series of positions at Yale University Libraries. She has also taught courses at the Information and Library Science Department at … Full Description You have ...
  • ACRL/NY 2014 Symposium
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  • Join us for the fall 2014 ACRL/NY Graduate Student Discussion Group meeting!
    Join us for our fall 2014 ACRL/NY Graduate Student Discussion Group meeting. The meetings provide an opportunity to discuss ways to serve the graduate student population through instruction, outreach, specialized services, library space design projects, digital initiatives, and more. We mix short lightning talks from service providers, longer form presentations, and plenty of time for ...
  • It’s Open Access Week 2014! Be part of the conversation….
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  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Assessment in Focus: Designing and Implementing an Effective User Feedback Survey – Thursday, November 6, 2014 – 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    Speaker: Nisa Bakkalbasi Nisa Bakkalbasi is the Assessment Coordinator at Columbia University Libraries. Prior to joining Columbia University, Nisa was the Director of Planning and Assessment at James Madison University, and held a series of positions at Yale University Libraries. She has also taught courses at the Information and Library Science Department at … Full Description This half-day ...
  • Registration Closed/Join us for an Overview and Panel Discussion of ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education at Barnard College on Friday, October 31st!
    REGISTRATION IS CLOSED ACRL/NY, LILAC (CUNY) and Barnard College Library invite you to: Librarians on the Threshold: An Overview and Panel Discussion of ACRL’s Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education Friday, October 31st, 2014 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Barnard College, James Room, 4th floor, Barnard Hall The co-chair of the ACRL Information Literacy Standards for ...
  • Designing a Research Study & Analyzing Data, METRO & ACRL/NY, METRO Training Center, Thursday, October 23
    METRO & ACRL/NY Present Library Assessment Overview – Designing a Research Study & Analyzing Data Thursday, October 23, 2014 – 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Speakers: Ian Beckford and Neera Mohess Full Description This course will be an introduction and overview of the research design process, including the components of a good research design, types of research strategies, a summary ...
  • Mapping Library Contributions of Campus Internationalization, LACUNY International Relations Roundtable, CUNY Graduate Center, Friday, September 26, 2014
    For its Fall 2014 meeting, the LACUNY International Relations Roundtable will host a program focusing on library support for campus internationalization initiatives. Our speakers are Steve Witt (University of Illinois), Laurie Kutner (University of Vermont), and Elizabeth Cooper (University of Colorado, Denver). Their research represents the first attempt to measure the intensity and scope of ...
  • Tour of the New York Botanical Garden Library
    On May 27, 2014, ACRL/NY and ACRL members were treated to a free tour of the LuEsther T. Mertz Library of the New York Botanical Garden including the stacks, the Rare Book and Folio Collection and the Reading Room. Members viewed some of the earliest and most beautiful manuscripts and printed botanical and horticultural books ...
  • ACRL/NY Connections Spring 2014 – and new website!
    The Spring 2014 issue of ACRL/NY Connections is now out! There are some great articles on recent discussion groups activities and the National Library Legislative Day. The Spring 2014 issue is the first to be presented on the new ACRL/NY Connections website, available at http://connections.acrlny.org/. Check it out!
  • Take an ACRL/NY tour of the library in the Botanical Gardens on May 27, 2014!
    For complete directions to the New York Botanical Garden, see: http://www.nybg.org/visit/directions.php To become a member of ACRL/NY: http://acrlny.org/?page_id=7
  • ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group Meeting: “Supporting Our Graduate Programs” – April 23, 3-5PM
    Come meet other librarians who work with graduate students! This meeting of the Graduate Services Discussion Group (GSDG) begins with lightning talks from members about the services their libraries offer to graduate students. We also hear about the Rutgers University graduate survey. Join co-chairs Michael Handis and Scott Collard for discussion and snacks! Room 442 CUNY Graduate School ...
  • New Ideas for Mid-Career Librarians – Panel
    As part of the New Ideas for Mid-Career Librarians (a series of events co-sponsored by METRO and ACRL/NY), a panel of librarians who have successfully navigated the tenure process imparted their wisdom at a panel discussion on Monday, March 3, 2014. This event was designed and helped those who are about to engage in the ...
  • ACRL/NY 2013 Symposium Planning Committee
    The 2013 Symposium Planning Committee after a successful symposium. Read about the past symposium at the 2013 ACRL/NY Symposium website, or help us plan the 2014 ACRL/NY Symposium!
  • ACRL/NY Presents Demystifying the Hiring Process, April 24, 2014
    Demystifying the Hiring Process Back by popular demand! When: Thursday, April 24, 6-8pm Where: ART New York – 520 8th Avenue (between w. 36th and 37th St.), 3rd floor. (A/C/E or 1/2/3 to 34th St.) Registration is required. Description: What role does the traditional hiring committee play in the academic library hiring process? Who serves? How do they prepare? What happens ...
  • ACRL live e-learning webcast: The Publishing Rollercoaster: Writers Sound Off, QCC 3/25/15
    The Publishing Rollercoaster: Writers Sound Off ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast, co-hosted by ACRL/NY & Queensborough Community College, CUNY, Kurt R. Schmeller Library Presenters: Barbara Fister, Gustavus Adolphus College; Christopher Hollister, Associate Librarian, University of Buffalo Libraries; Angela Courtney, Head, Arts & Humanities Department/Head, Reference Services Department, Indiana University Libraries; Moderator: Melinda Dermody, Syracuse University Date: March 25, 2014 Time: ...
  • Flipping the Script with Instructional Videos
    Redesigning a library web site is a major undertaking, with specific considerations for librarians and library users. This is not an article about delivery, access or usability but about content and embedding learning outcomes in our digital assets. With a redesign, any old content, whether it be a screencast, videos or captured images of the ...
  • What Stand-up Comedians Teach Us About Library Instruction
    ACRL-NY Symposium Planning Committee member Eamon Tewell has an article in the January 2014 issue of College & Research Libraries News titled, “What Stand-up Comedians Teach Us About Library Instruction.” In the piece, he deftly observes that comedian techniques for reading an audience and adjusting on-the-fly to audience feedback can be used to revitalize how ...
  • April 8, 2014: Measuring Success: Library Assessments, Outcomes, & Planning Strategy
    METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Measuring Success: Library Assessments, Outcomes, & Planning Strategy Speaker S. Beck, N. Mohess, I. Beckford, B. Bonous-Smit, and N. Bakkalbasi Full Description In the era of increased attention to user experience, libraries of all types must be prepared to gather and analyze data on a variety of services, from instruction to reference desk interaction. ...
  • ACRL/NY Mentoring Program : Experiences from a Mentee
    I participated in the ACRL/NY mentoring program from 2012-2013 when I was in the last year of my graduate studies in Library and Information Science with an interest in art libraries at Pratt Institute. I was paired with the accomplished Constantia Constantinou, library director of the SUNY Maritime Stephen B. Luce Library and SUNY Distinguished ...
  • New Ideas for Mid-Career Librarians: Three Events from METRO and ACRL/NY
    METRO and ACRL/NY have partnered for three events to address the unique needs of mid-career librarians. Perfect for academic librarians who have five or more years of experience, these workshops promise support, advice, and ideas to take with you as you work toward the next stage in your career. On Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 1pm, ...
  • ACRL/NY and METRO Collaborate on Mid-Career Professional Series
    The ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee is collaborating with METRO (via their Community Engagement Manager, Davis Erin Anderson) on a series of events at METRO for mid-career librarians. It will address some issues facing these librarians such as mid-career burnout, staying motivated, climbing up the ladder, becoming leaders, navigating the tenure and promotion process, and measuring ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career – Part IV
    METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career – Part IV Friday, November 22, 2013 – 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM The Next Steps — Getting Started With Networking, Publishing, & Presenting: Networking, publishing, and presenting are activities that you can do, or may want to do, at any and every stage in your career. Whether you choose ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career – Part III
    Friday, November 22, 2013 – 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM The Interview — Putting Your Best Foot Forward: You’ve mastered the resume and cover letter, and have been invited to interview for your dream job. Now that you’ve been noticed, the challenge of wowing the hiring committee begins. Come dressed in your interview best for a hands-on ...
  • ACRL/NY Member Kai Alexis Smith 2014 ALA Emerging Leader!
    Congratulations to ACRL/NY member Kai Alexis Smith on her appointment as an American Library Association 2014 Emerging Leader. Kai was sponsored by ACRL and she was a mentee in ACRL/NY’s mentoring program. She recently was appointed as an adjunct reference librarian at the CUNY Graduate Center. Here’s a recent bio of Kai announcing her appointment at ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career – Part IV Friday, November 22, 2013 – 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    The Next Steps — Getting Started With Networking, Publishing, & Presenting: Networking, publishing, and presenting are activities that you can do, or may want to do, at any and every stage in your career. Whether you choose to do them, or are required to do them, this hands-on workshop will show you that they do not ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career – Part III Friday, November 22, 2013 – 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    The Interview — Putting Your Best Foot Forward: You’ve mastered the resume and cover letter, and have been invited to interview for your dream job. Now that you’ve been noticed, the challenge of wowing the hiring committee begins. Come dressed in your interview best for a hands-on workshop of mock interviews and interview coaching. During the ...
  • ACRLNY 2013 Symposium Student Scholarship Call for Applications!
    Are you pursuing a graduate degree in library and/or information science, with a strong interest in academic librarianship? Interested in joining a vibrant community of practice with academic library colleagues from the New York City region? Come learn with us! As an organization we are dedicated to nurturing the next generation of academic librarians, welcoming ...
  • ACRL/NY User Experience “Meet and Greet” Discussion- Monday October 21, 2013 from 5:30pm-7:00pm, Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Centre
    Join us on Monday October 21, 2013 from 5:30pm-7:00pm at the Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Centre, lower level conference room (C9605) for our “Meet and Greet” discussion on Implementing a Successful Web Site Redesign Project. Valerie Forrestal, Web Services Librarian, at the College of Staten Island (CUNY), will discuss the process of redesigning the CSI ...
  • You are invited to a joint meeting of ACRL/NY Resource Sharing Discussion Group and Waldo Technical Services Committee! Thursday Oct. 10, 2013 at St. John’s University.
    Collection Development has been radically transformed as academic libraries continue to move to an environment in which bibliographic tools and content are available digitally. The role of technical services has become increasingly complex as libraries adopt new methods of discovery such as unified search, and new methods of acquisition such as Demand Driven Acquisition, Short ...
  • METRO and ACRL/NY Announce Publication of The Global Librarian
    In the US and around the world, talented librarians are asserting themselves anew in the digital age, proving that they continue to be invaluable resources in the 21st century. An exciting new book, The Global Librarian, sets out this new vision of librarians across the globe. Produced by the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO) and ...
  • Joint meeting of ACRL/NY Resource Sharing Discussion Group and Waldo Technical Services Committee:
    You are invited to a joint meeting of ACRL/NY Resource Sharing Discussion Group and Waldo Technical Services Committee: Collection Development has been radically transformed as academic libraries continue to move to an environment in which bibliographic tools and content are available digitally. The role of technical services has become increasingly complex as libraries adopt new methods ...
  • Joint meeting of ACRL/NY RSDG and Waldo TSC
    You are invited to a joint meeting of ACRL/NY Resource Sharing Discussion Group and Waldo Technical Services Committee, at St. John’s University in Manhattan on Oct. 10, 2013. Collection Development has been radically transformed as academic libraries continue to move to an environment in which bibliographic tools and content are available digitally. The role of technical ...
  • New Article on the Global Librarian in The Information Daily
    Excerpt from the article, “Innovation and Inspiration on Display in the Global Librarian:” In December 2011, the Association of College & Research Libraries, Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter, held its 30th annual symposium at Baruch College in New York City. The chair of the symposium, Caroline Fuchs, Associate Professor and Outreach Librarian at St John’s ...
  • 5 Ways to Reinvent Librarians
    In a recent article published by The Guardian, Caroline Fuchs- co-editor of the recently published book, The Global Librarian- shares five tips on reinventing librarianship taken from the experiences of librarians around the world. The tips include suggestions about embracing creativity and getting out from behind the service desk. Read the full article at: http://www.guardian.co.uk/public-leaders-network/2013/jul/18/five-practical-tips-uk-librarians
  • Business and Economics Librarianship: Inside the Conveners Perspectives at METRO
    This article was simultaneously published in The B&F Bulletin by SLA: Business and Finance Division. On Monday, April 8th, METRO New York Library Council hosted the first meeting of the newly created Special Interest Group (SIG) focusing on Business and Economics Librarianship. The purpose of this SIG is to share, collaborate and explore ideas, best practices, ...
  • ACRL/NY Mentoring Program & New Librarians Discussion Group invites you to a meeting on the Mentoring Experience
    The ACRL/NY Mentoring Program and the New Librarians Discussion Group invite you to attend a meeting on the mentoring experience. If you were involved in the mentoring program, would like to be involved in the program, or are interested in the mentoring process, please consider attending this informal meeting/discussion. We will talk about mentoring relationships, ...
  • Webinar Archive: Beyond the MLIS: How to Navigate Your New Career in Libraries, Archives, and Information Centers
    METRO & ACRL/NY New Professionals Series: Webinar: Beyond the MLIS: How to Navigate Your New Career in Libraries, Archives, and Information Centers, May 8, 2013 , 1:00pm-2:00pm (Elisabeth Doucett & Ellen Mehling). An archived copy of the webinar is available at: http://bit.ly/11nTtU1
  • ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group
    ACRL/NY is pleased to announce the formation of a First Year Experience Discussion Group. The First Year Experience Discussion Group of ACRL/NY (FYEDG) aims to offer platforms for discussion, presentations, workshops and exchange of ideas relating to the role of the librarian in providing service to first-year students in higher education. Topics that may be considered ...
  • Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part II Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. (EST)
    Speaker Carrie Netzer Wajda Carrie Netzer Wajda is the Global New Business Librarian for Y&R Advertising. After a career in academic libraries she transitioned to self-employment in 2010, then to a career in special libraries. She is the 2013 president of ACRL/NY. Carrie is a contributor to “Career Q&A with the Library Career People,” … Full Description Speaker ...
  • Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part I Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (EST)
    Speaker Carrie Netzer Wajda Carrie Netzer Wajda is the Global New Business Librarian for Y&R Advertising. After a career in academic libraries she transitioned to self-employment in 2010, then to a career in special libraries. She is the 2013 president of ACRL/NY. Carrie is a contributor to “Career Q&A with the Library Career People,” … Full Description Speaker ...
  • Reminder: ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group- Bard Graduate… @ Tue May 14, 2013
    ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group- Bard Graduate Center- May 14, 3PM http://acrlny.org/acrlny-graduate-services-discussion-group-bard-graduate-center-may-14-3pm/
  • Demystifying the Working Life of a New Academic Librarian – What to Expect in the 1st Days, 1st Weeks, 1st Months & 1st Years
    The ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group, the Academic Librarian Mentoring Project, and METRO present: Demystifying the Working Life of a New Academic Librarian – What to Expect in the 1st Days, 1st Weeks, 1st Months & 1st Years Thursday June 6, networking and refreshments at 5:30 pm, panel to follow. Register now: http://metro.org/events/351/ So you’ve accepted the offer. ...
  • ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group (GSDG)
    Save the date! The next ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group (GSDG) meeting will take place at the Bard Graduate Center on May 14 at3pm During this meeting we will discuss several reports that have been published on the research behavior of graduate students specifically and upper level researchers in general. As librarians who work ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Demystifying the Working Life of a New Academic Librarian – What to Expect in the First Days, Weeks, Months & Years -Thursday, June 6
    So you’ve accepted the offer. Now what? What is it like “when the feet hit the ground” for a new academic librarian? Are there some experiences that are common to many institutional contexts, and how do expectations differ between specific libraries and types of institutions? As a follow-up to the February 2013 event, “Demystifying the ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part II – Tuesday, May 21
    Prospective employers and hiring committees will search for job candidates online, and what they find — or don’t find — may influence their hiring decisions. In this hands-on session, we will discuss the need for a professional online presence and ways to develop an effective social media strategy to market your professional qualifications. Attendees will ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part I -Tuesday, May 21
    The number one goal for many of us, whether we are fresh out of library school or not, is finding a job. And not just any job — a job that we like, a job that we enjoy doing, a job that we can grow in and learn from and feel proud of, a job ...
  • Thursday, June 6, 2013 – 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM: METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Demystifying the Working Life of a New Academic Librarian – What to Expect in the First Days, Weeks, Months, & Years
    So you’ve accepted the offer. Now what? What is it like “when the feet hit the ground” for a new academic librarian? Are there some experiences that are common to many institutional contexts, and how do expectations differ between specific libraries and types of institutions? As a follow-up to the February 2013 event, “Demystifying the ...
  • ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group- Bard Graduate Center- May 14, 3PM
    Save the date! The next ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group (GSDG) meeting will take place at the Bard Graduate Center on May 14 at 3pm During this meeting we will discuss several reports that have been published on the research behavior of graduate students specifically and upper level researchers in general. As librarians who work ...
  • Embedded Librarians: Integrating Information Literacy Instruction at the Point of Need- Co-hosted by ACRL/NY & Kurt R. Schmeller Library, Queensborough Community College- April 30, 2013
    More and more libraries are adopting embedded librarianship as an approach to creating an integrated and sustained library instruction presence in classes across the curriculum. Want to learn more about successful embedded projects? Join ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast! Learning Outcomes: Learn about established best practices for embedding in order to adapt these practices to their own teaching ...
  • ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group April 25, 2013 6:00pm-7:30pm- Grad Center, CUNY Mina Rees Library
    Greetings ACRL/NY Members, Join us on Thursday April 25 from 6:00pm-7:30pm at the CUNY Grad Center, Mina Rees Library, Lower level conference room for a lively discussion on Usability Testing and other Assessment measures. Libraries are designed to serve the educational needs of our users but very often we don’t consult our users enough. When it comes to ...
  • METRO & ACRL/NY New Professionals Series Workshops on May 21, 2013- Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job
    Launch Your Library Career: Finding, and Getting, Your Ideal Job – Part I Tuesday, May 21, 2013 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (EST) Speaker Carrie Netzer Wajda Carrie Netzer Wajda is the Global New Business Librarian for Y&R Advertising. After a career in academic libraries she transitioned to self-employment in 2010, then to a career in ...
  • May 8, 2013- “Beyond the MLIS:” A New Professionals Series Webinar Organized by METRO/ACRLNY
    Beyond the MLIS: How to navigate your new career in Libraries, Archives, and Information Centers Wednesday, May 8, 2013 @ 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. (EST) Speaker Elisabeth Doucett Elisabeth Doucett is director of the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick, Maine. She holds an MLS from Simmons College, where she was elected to the Beta Phi Mu Honor ...
  • ACRL Webcast, March 12, Oh, snap! Using popular culture to reach undergraduates in library instruction
    Oh, snap! Using popular culture to reach undergraduates in library instruction ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast Co-hosted by ACRL/NY & Kurt R. Schmeller Library, Queensborough Community College, CUNY Tired of boring, run-of-the-mill library instruction? Want to jazz up your information literacy program and connect with students? Join ACRL Live e-Learning Webcast! Learning Outcomes: Participants will understand the benefits of using popular ...
  • New RSS to email service
    For those of you using Feed My Inbox to get our feed as email, you’ve been receiving notifications that this service is ending soon. We’ve switched over to Blogtrottr as a replacement. To set up your subscription with Blogtrottr, just go to our homepage and look for the Email Subscription form. You need to input ...
  • Joint meeting of METRO ILL SIG and ACRL/NY RSDG
    This special joint meeting of the METRO Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Special Interest Group (SIG) and the ACRL/NY Resource Sharing Discussion Group (RSDG) will focus on common areas of interest to the participants. This may include the relationship between ILL and Demand Driven Acquisition, ILL of electronic resources, and other topics. Please come ready to share ...
  • ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group Meet N’ Greet, Dec. 11, 4-6 p.m. at the CUNY Graduate Center
    Are you a librarian for Graduate students? Are you interested in sharing and learning about programming and instruction ideas? If so, join the ACRL/NY Graduate Services Discussion Group for snacks and discussion on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 4-6 p.m. at the CUNY Graduate Center. It will be an open discussion, but topics will include: Scholarly Communication and ...
  • ACRLNY Fall Meet ‘N Greet: Serving Digital Natives at the Reference Desk, Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Center, November 20
    The ACRLNY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group will be hosting it’s fall “Meet N’ Greet” on Tuesday November 20, 2012 from 5:00pm-6:30pm in room C196.05, Concourse level of the Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Center for a discussion on the theme, “Serving Digital Natives at the Reference Desk”. This “Meet ‘n Greet” is open to everyone, ...
  • Tour of LaGuardia and Wagner Archives, an ACRLNY Event at LaGuardia Community College: Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 4:00pm – 5:30 pm
    Attendees will get a general tour of the archives collections to take a rare look at primary materials documenting the social and political history of New York City. The Archives serves a broad array of researchers: journalists, students, scholars, exhibit planners and policy makers examining the history of Greater New York. The Archives also produces public ...
  • Starting a Mentoring Program for Academic Librarians: ACRL/NY
    Members of the executive board of The Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter of ACRL had been talking about starting a mentoring program for several years, and we finally did it. The New York City Area is home to four library schools and numerous academic institutions. Our chapter had already started up a New Librarians Discussion ...
  • The Mentoring Experience: ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group & Mentoring Program; Mina Rees Library; Wedneseday, May 16, 6-8pm
    Please join the ACRL/NY New Librarians Discussion Group and the ACRL/NY Mentoring Program participants on Wednesday, May 16, from 6-8pm at The CUNY Graduate Center for a discussion on the mentoring experience. Hear advice from current mentors and seasoned librarians. We will also discuss the development and structure of ACRL/NY’s first mentoring program. We are ...
  • Presentation of “Using WordPress to Create Your Professional ePortfolio”
    Danielle Apfelbaum, (Reference and Instruction Librarian, NYIT, Old Westbury), was kind enough to share her presentation to the ACRL/NY Distance Learning Discussion Group on April 20, 2012. Prezi
  • New! Spring 2012 Issue of ACRL/NY Newsletter
    The Spring 2012 issue of Connections: The ACRL/NY Newsletter has just been published.
  • 2011 Legislative Score Cards from ALA
    See below to find out how your elected officials have been graded in their efforts to support libraries: National Library Advocacy Day (NLLD) is right around the corner, and to help prepare for your advocacy efforts, we’ve created the 2011 ALA scorecards. Did your representative support school libraries in the Senate or the House? Did your ...
  • ACRL/NY Distance Learning Discussion Group Meet and Greet, April 20
    update: Danielle Apfelbaum kindly shared her presentation with us. The ACRL/NY Distance Learning Discussion Group is pleased to sponsor a meet-and-greet on Friday April 20, from 9:30-11:00 am at the Mercy, Manhattan campus. The topic of conversation will be ?E-Portfolios & the Academic Librarian.? E-portfolios are enjoying a renaissance, as students from various disciplines are encouraged to ...
  • ACRL/NY and METRO Catablogging program, May 10, 2012
    Colleagues, as chair of the ACRL/NY Special Collections and Archives Discussion Group it is my pleasure to invite you the upcoming catablogging program held in cooperation with the METRO New York Library Council. Our featured speaker is Chela Scott Weber, the Associate Head for Archival Collections at the Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor ...
  • ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group on Friday March 23, 2012 from 4:00pm-5:30pm
    Come to our next ACRL/NY User Experience (UX) Discussion Group on Friday March 23, 2012 from 4:00pm-5:30pm! The meeting will be held in room C196.05, Concourse level of the Mina Rees Library, CUNY Graduate Center, on Friday March 23, 2012 from 4:00pm-5:30pm. To get to this room, please enter the library on the main floor. Please bring ...
  • METRO Event Videos Available Now Online
    METRO partnered with ACRL/NY to host professional development events beginning in the Fall, 2011. The videos for the first two events are now available on the METRO website: Fair Use is Not Civil Disobedience: Rethinking the Copyright Wars and the Role of the Academic Library, James Neal, Vice President of Information Services and University Librarian. Article ...
  • Video from the METRO & ACRL/NY October 4, 2011 Lecture: Fair Use Is Not Civil Disobedience: Rethinking the Copyright Wars and the Role of the Academic Library; (James Neal, speaker)
    The video from the METRO & ACRL/NY October 4, 2011 Lecture: Fair Use Is Not Civil Disobedience: Rethinking the Copyright Wars and the Role of the Academic Library; (James Neal, speaker) is available at: http://vimeo.com/30398890
  • METRO & ACRL/NY Present: Change in the Digital Age: Metadata Trends for Libraries (Weds., Nov. 16)
    Speaker: Rebecca Guenther Wednesday, November 16, 2011, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Metadata has become a key piece in managing and discovering information resources in the digital environment. This event is intended for professionals and students who are interested in learning about the current and future metadata environment in libraries and other cultural heritage institutions. The presenter ...
  • ACRL/NY User Experience Meet + Greet: Friday, Nov. 12, 2010
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  • ACRL/NY 2006 Symposium
    Commercialization and the Academic Library: Mission Statement or Market Share December 1, 2006, Baruch College As the business model increasingly pervades the academy, librarians find themselves responding to a mentality that embraces the “bottom line.” The 2006 ACRL/NY annual Symposium “Commercialization and the Academic Library: Mission Statement or Market Share” explores the commercialization of higher education, ...
  • ACRL/NY 2005 Symposium
    Connecting with the Net Generation: Access and Environment Dec. 2, 2005. Baruch College The Internet and search engines have had a profound influence on students in higher education today. How can the library best position itself to work within the Google environment while at the same time expanding the information environment to include more academic access ...
  • ACRL/NY NYC and Westchester Sections, Fall 2005 Program, Building Digital Partnerships at Columbia University, Sept. 9, 2005
    co-sponsors: ACRL/NY NYC and Westchester Sections David Millman Building Digital Partnerships at Columbia University September 9, 2005, 9:30 – 12:00 Mercy College Manhattan, 66 West 35th St. (5th – 6th Aves.) Rm. 704A nike 360 air max For more information, contact: NYC SECTION MEMBERS: Vincent Munch ( President) 212-343-1234 x2009 or Monica Berger ( President-Elect/VP) 718-260-5488 WESTCHESTER SECTION MEMBERS: Kris Wycisk ...
  • ACRL/NY 2001 Symposium
    Learning Outcomes Assessment: A Step Forward December 7, 2001. NYPL Bartos Forum This exciting conference focuses on Information Literacy. It deals with: 1. developing the tools for outcomes assessment, as well as 2. how librarians can form partnerships with faculty to integrate Information Literacy into all curriculum areas. cheap nike air max Visit the full Symposium website for the program, ...

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