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  • Call for proposals: ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium: Money and Power 02/18/2016 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 ...
  • Inaugural Session of the Open Access Discussion Group 05/22/2019 The inaugural session of the Open Access Discussion Group was held at Mercy College on Friday May 17, 2019.  Professor Cailean Cooney from City Tech Library gave a presentation, “Taking Your OER Program to the Next Level,” in which she discussed her library’s Open Educational Resources (OER) initiative, which supports professors as they create open ...
  • Call for Proposals: Library Marketing and Communications Conference – due May 24th! 05/21/2019 The 2019 Library Marketing and Communications Conference (LMCC) Planning Committee invites you to submit presentation proposals for consideration to our 5th Annual LMCC Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. The conference will be held November 13-14, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch. Successful proposals will showcase the tried and true, the latest trends, ...
  • Associate Processing Archivist – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL 05/20/2019 The Associate Processing Archivist is part of the Special and Area Studies department of the George A. Smathers Libraries reporting directly to the Processing Archivist. Principal duties include reviewing, arranging, and describing archival materials for the Latin American and Caribbean Collection and to a lesser extent for other Spanish-English collections in the department, such ...
  • ILR Research and Data Librarian – Cornell University – Ithaca, NY 05/20/2019 Catherwood Library at Cornell University invites diverse applications for the position of ILR Research and Data Librarian. We are seeking a curious, proactive, and collaborative individual to join the Research and Learning Services department. Reporting to the Assistant Director, the ILR Research and Data Librarian will provide targeted research support and instruction to the ILR ...
  • Systems Librarian – William Paterson University – Wayne, NJ 05/20/2019 William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as a Systems Librarian. Under the direct supervision of the Head of Library Information Systems, the Systems Librarian is primarily responsible for the administration of all components and delivery of technical support for the library’s library services platform/integrated library system. The successful candidate participates ...
  • NMRT Resume Review at 2019 ALA Annual Conference – June 22 & June 23 05/20/2019 The NMRT Resume Review Service Committee is recruiting volunteer resume reviewers and booth greeters as well as taking resume review appointments for the 2019 ALA Annual Conference! Reviewers should have at least five years of experience working in libraries (participating in search committees is a plus). This is a free in-person service that will be ...
  • Professional Insights from Bullet Journaling 05/20/2019 As librarians, we are often working on several committees and projects, and being asked to do “more with less,” and in many cases, our work ties us to a computer. This session will focus on using some of the analog techniques found in “bullet journaling” to keep organized, to prioritize, and to reflect on how ...
  • Archives Connect: Developing an Educational Outreach Initiative for Your Archive – METRO New York Library Council – Monday, June 17, 2019 05/16/2019 Archives and special collections are poised to play a more significant and instrumental role in student achievement since the implementation of the Common Core standards. With a particular emphasis on 21st Century learning skills, including the ability to think critically, communicate clearly, and collaborate with peers to create high quality, scholarly work, these standards present ...
  • Head, Cataloging and Metadata Department – University of Delaware – Newark, DE 05/16/2019 The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press seeks a collaborative, innovative and thoughtful leader to serve as Head, Cataloging and Metadata Department. The incumbent will provide leadership and vision for access to and description of all Library, Museums and Press materials including digital resources and data through a variety of platforms (e.g., catalog, institutional ...
  • Instruction and Digital Services Librarian – Metropolitan College of New York 05/16/2019 Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY), an innovative, non-profit college that provides a unique educational model, driven by its social justice mission, seeks an Instruction & Digital Services Librarian whose passions align with the college’s core mission. MCNY’s academic program aims to prepare students for professional success and empower them to deliver positive change to ...
  • 2018 Dr. Barbara Bonous-Smit Experienced Librarian Awardee – Laurel Scheinfeld 05/14/2019 By Laurel Scheinfeld I thoroughly enjoyed my experience at the symposium and I am grateful for the scholarship I was awarded.  I was so impressed with the program that I joined ACRL/NY as soon as I got back to my desk on Monday.  I was blown away by Rachelle Monteau, Layla Ralekhetho and Khadij Tanja ...
  • 2018 Early Career Librarian Awardee – Samuel Simas 05/14/2019 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 05/14/2019 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 05/14/2019 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 05/14/2019 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 05/14/2019 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 ...
  • Call for Proposals: 2019 Library Marketing and Communications Conference – Submit by May 24, 2019 05/10/2019 Showcase your best work at the 2019 Library Marketing and Communications Conference. The Call for Proposals is now open! The 2019 Library Marketing and Communications Conference (LMCC) Planning Committee invites you to submit presentation proposals for consideration to our 5th Annual LMCC Conference in St. Louis, Missouri. The conference will be held November 13-14, 2019, at ...
  • Systematic Review Librarian – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL 05/10/2019 Be part of a team with a mission to accelerate the translation of scientific discoveries and the implementation of evidence-based best practice for the purpose of improving human health. The Systematic Review Librarian is a team-oriented position engaged in interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary transformative collaboration. The position works closely with the Systematic Review Service Director in ...
  • Introduction to Python and ArchivesSnake for Archivists – METRO New York Library Council – May 30, 2019 05/10/2019 Ever need to make mass changes to your archival description? Need a list of accessions for the last year? Python is a powerful way to read and manipulate your ArchivesSpace data at scale, and ArchivesSnake manages the API calls for you, so you can read, sort, and edit your titles, dates, and notes with only ...
  • If We Build It…: Sustainable Funding in Libraries and Archives (Friday, June 14th from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM) 05/09/2019 Description It’s a familiar story. Institution identifies a need. Institution applies for grant funding. Institution receives funding (or fronts the money themselves), on-boards staff, works for months toward a viable outcome. Funding ends. The project sunsets, and workers find themselves on the job market once more. While many initiatives find their footing, this cycle is all too real ...
  • WLA DIY Unconference: Make it Yourself, Do it Yourself, Serve Yourself At Westchester Community College Gateway Center (Monday, May 20, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.) 05/07/2019 Keynote Speaker: Storyteller Rory Scholl “Truth in Storytelling: Unifying through the Tales that Bind Us” . Traditional conferences have pre-determined topics, panels, and workshops. The 2019 WLA Annual Conference will be a Do-it-Yourself “Unconference” with topics for discussion and exploration determined by the participants–you! We need your input now! When you register, please choose three topics ...
  • Library Coordinator – Relay Graduate School of Education – New York, NY 05/06/2019 The Relay Library Coordinator, managed by the Library Director, will play an integral role in supporting the learning, teaching, research, and information needs of the Relay community by providing exemplary services to faculty and students in campuses across the country. The Library Coordinator will organize a physical and online information collection and assist and instruct ...
  • Application Administrator/Developer – SUNY – Albany, NY 05/06/2019 The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek an energetic, creative, and knowledgeable Application Administrator/Developer for Library Systems. The successful candidate will be a domain expert for the management of multiple proprietary and open source/community-developed library applications, including systems that support interlibrary loan, electronic reserves, proxy, archives, special collections, and ...
  • Education and Curriculum Materials Librarian – William Paterson University – Wayne, NJ 05/06/2019 William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as Education and Curriculum Materials Librarian at the rank of Librarian III. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Access and Information Services, the Education and Curriculum Materials Librarian oversees and maintains the Library’s Curriculum Materials Center, a resource collection for education students, faculty, ...
  • Library Assistant II (cataloging) – Yeshiva University – New York, NY 05/06/2019 Job No: 493301 Work Type: Staff 1199 Union Department: University Libraries Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Administrative Support, Clerical, Student Services Position Summary Perform basic and advanced cataloging tasks under supervision of a librarian. Uses bibliographic utilities and authority records to compose accurate descriptive data. Position Responsibilities Perform basic and advanced cataloging of materials in the Hebrew language ...
  • Library Assistant II (Interlibrary loan) – Yeshiva University – New York, NY 05/06/2019 Job No: 493300 Work Type: Staff 1199 Union, Staff Full-time Department: University Libraries Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY Categories: Administrative Support, Clerical, Student Services Position Summary Manages all interlibrary loan transactions. Fulfills requests for loans to other institutions as well as requests to borrow on behalf of university constituents from other institutions. Position Responsibilities Coordinate all interlibrary loan requests Fulfill ...
  • Registration Open for NELIG Annual Conference: Designing Student-Centered Learning Experiences – June 21, 2019 – East Greenwich, RI 05/03/2019 The New England Library Instruction Group (NELIG) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for its annual conference which will be held Friday, June 21, 2019 at New England Institute of Technology in East Greenwich, RI. The program, “Designing Student-Centered Learning Experiences,” will include a keynote presentation from Carrie Salazar and will focus ...
  • Preventive Conservator – Princeton University Libraries – Princeton, NJ 05/03/2019 Princeton University Library (PUL) seeks a skilled, knowledgeable, and innovative Preventive Conservator to administer and manage preventive conservation of PUL’s extraordinary collections. PUL is one of the world’s leading research libraries, serving a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,600 graduate students, 853 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its holdings include more than 7 million ...
  • Knowledge Management and Digital Assets Librarian/Senior Assistant Librarian – Stony Brook University Libraries – Stony Brook, NY 05/03/2019 Required Qualifications Graduate degree in library science from an ALA accredited degree program. Experience in developing, preserving, and managing digital resources in a library and/or archives environment. Knowledge of digital resource management standards and best practices, such as digital capture, scanning, metadata creation, description, access, storage and preservation, and software and copyright laws. Experience with multiple metadata schema, including: ...
  • Undergraduate Success Librarian/Senior Assistant Librarian – Stony Brook University Libraries – Stony Brook, NY 05/03/2019 Required Qualifications Master’s Degree in Library/Information Science from an ALA-accredited program. One or more years of relevant professional experience. Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills. Understanding of best practices in instruction and pedagogical theories. Preferred Qualifications Second advanced degree. Knowledge of best practices, issues, and trends in teaching and learning in higher education, such as online learning and information tools and resources, ...
  • Cataloging and Metadata Librarian – William Paterson University – Wayne, NJ 05/02/2019 Posting Date: April 24, 2019 Closing Date: Open until filled William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as Cataloging and Metadata Librarian at the rank of Librarian III. Under the supervision of the Head of Cataloging and Bibliographic Services, the Cataloging and Metadata Librarian ensures access to the Library’s various collections by performing work ...
  • Project Conservator– Princeton University–Princeton, NJ 04/26/2019 Project Conservator Princeton University Library (PUL) seeks an enthusiastic and collaborative Project Conservator to support digitization and collection move projects within the Library’s Preservation & Conservation Department. PUL is one of the world’s leading research libraries, serving a diverse community of 5,200 undergraduates, 2,600 graduate students, 853 faculty members, and many visiting scholars. Its holdings include ...
  • Emerging Multimedia Technologies Librarian –University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press–Newark, Delaware 04/24/2019 Accepting applications through May 10, 2019 Website http://careers.udel.edu Emerging Multimedia Technologies Librarian, Multimedia Collections and Services Department Job no: 493878 Deadline: May 10, 2019 Pay Grade: 29E – 30E The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press seeks a student-focused, innovative and creative individual to engage and teach undergraduate students. Recent graduates from ALA-accredited Master’s programs are encouraged to apply. Reporting ...
  • Accessions Librarian–Yale University–New Haven, CT 04/24/2019 Accessions Librarian Website http://bit.ly/YaleCareers-54988BR 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 ...
  • Eastern New York Chapter of ACRL’s Spring Conference & ACRL Roadshow 04/23/2019 Here are some updates in regards to the Eastern New York chapter of ACRL’s Spring Conference & ACRL Roadshow, which will be held on May 22 and 23 at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, NY. The schedule for the ENY/ACRL Spring Conference has been updated with an excellent list of presenters and topics. Be sure ...
  • Taking Your OER Program to the Next Level 04/23/2019 ACRL/NY members, please join the Open Access Discussion Group for an event on OERs May 17, 2019 from 3 to 4 pm at Mercy Manhattan. Five years ago City Tech Library launched our OER initiative to provide faculty with the opportunity to replace traditional textbooks with curated cost-free / OER course materials publicly accessible via ...
  • Reference and Instruction Librarian–Gustave L. and Janet W. Levy Library, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai–New York, NY 04/17/2019 Reference and Instruction Librarian Gustave L. and Janet W. Levy Library, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai https://libguides.mssm.edu/opportunities Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai’s Levy Library is seeking dynamic candidates for its Reference and Instruction Librarian position. Reporting to the Manager of Information and Education Services, this position supports the reference and instruction needs of the ...
  • Research Services Lead–Cornell University Library–Ithaca, NY 04/17/2019 https://cornell.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CornellCareerPage/job/Ithaca-Main-Campus/Research-Services-Lead–Olin—Uris-Libraries_WDR-00018547-1 Cornell University Library’s department of Research and Learning Services (R&LS), Olin & Uris Libraries, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Research Services Lead. The Research Services Lead has primary responsibility for developing forward-looking strategies and services to support research in the humanities and social sciences. The incumbent contributes to planning, providing and assessing a ...
  • User Services Supervisor (P/T Multiple positions)–Stony Brook University–Stony Brook, NY 04/17/2019 https://stonybrooku.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900975&tz=GMT-04%3A00 User Services Supervisor (P/T – Multiple positions) – 1900975 Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor’s Degree (foreign equivalent or higher). In lieu of degree, four (4) years of directly related full time experience, or a combination of higher education and experience totaling four (4) full-time years may be considered. Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ...
  • ACRL/NY FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE DISCUSSION GROUP MEETING “Utilizing the Credo First Year Experience Guide” Friday, May 17, 2019 04/15/2019 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 ...
  • Non-Roman Script Languages Team Leader–Princeton University–Princeton, NJ 04/10/2019 http://library.princeton.edu/ Non-Roman Script Languages Team Leader D-19-LIB-00009 | Library The East Asian and Near Eastern library holdings at Princeton are long-established and world-class collections which include print, digital, video and other formats along with extensive rare book and manuscript materials. The collections cover a broad range of subjects with an overall emphasis on history, literature, art and religion. Princeton University ...
  • Research & Writing Support Group for a Shut Up and Write–Thursday 16 May 2019–New York, NY 04/10/2019 *** 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 ...
  • Science and Technology Librarian–Fordham University, Rose Hill Campus–New York, NY 04/10/2019 Position : A05610 Date Posted : 4.5.19 ADMINISTRATIVE POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Science and Technology Librarian DEPARTMENT: Walsh Library, Rose Hill RESPONSIBILITIES: • Under the direction of the Head of Reference and Information Services, the Science and Technology librarian provides critical user support through research consultations, teaching, workshops, collection development and initiatives such as data services and repository outreach ...
  • Director of Learning and Teaching Services–Harvard University–Cambridge, Massachusetts 04/10/2019 The Director of Learning and Teaching Services will lead the learning and teaching services supporting Harvard College and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS). The Director will work across the libraries’ culture of collaboration and user-focused innovation to further develop teaching and learning programs that span the disciplines and academic departments in the ...
  • ACRL New England Annual Conference–Portland, Maine–May 6, 2019 04/10/2019 2019 ACRL New England Chapter Annual Conference Opening Doors for Each Other: Collaborations for Shared Success Register now through April 29 Monday, May 6, 2019 Holiday Inn by the Bay Portland, Maine https://acrlnec.org/annual-conference/ Attend the premier annual conference for academic librarians in New England! The theme of the ACRLNEC 2019 Annual Conference, Opening Doors for Each Other, emphasizes support that goes in more ...
  • Instruction and Assessment Librarian–Caldwell University–Caldwell, NJ 04/10/2019 Caldwell University invites applications for a full-time Instruction and Assessment Librarian. Reporting to the Director, Library the Instruction and Assessment Librarian will coordinate the Information Literacy Program, foster student learning and promote information literacy across the curriculum. The Instruction and Assessment Librarian will also use assessment procedures to ensure a consistent and effective Information Literacy ...
  • Data Services Librarian –NYU Health Sciences Library Location– New York, NY 04/03/2019 Data Services Librarian NYU Health Sciences Library welcomes applicants for the position of Data Services Librarian, a faculty appointment in the NYU School of Medicine. The Data Services Librarian will develop new curricula and provide classroom-based, small group, and individual data management training, with a focus on the clinical research population. In addition, the position would include ...
  • Data Services Specialist–Princeton University–Princeton, NJ 04/02/2019 Princeton University Library Scholarly Collections and Research Services D-19-LIB-00008 Data Services Specialists play a critical role in academic research and instruction at Princeton University. We are looking for a Data Services Specialist to help our world class researchers. Princeton juniors and seniors are required to conduct substantive independent research including a senior thesis. While faculty and graduate research ...
  • Education and Research Librarian–NYU School of Medicine–New York, NY 04/02/2019 Hello, NYU Health Sciences Library welcomes applicants for the position of Education and Research Librarian, a faculty appointment in the NYU School of Medicine. See the full job description and apply online at: https://apply.interfolio.com/61824 The Education and Research Librarian will have primary responsibility for providing evidence-based medicine and related information skills training for health professions learners, including ...
  • Call for Presentations: ACRL/NY 2019 Annual Symposium 04/01/2019 Outside of the Box: Redefining Ethical Innovation in the Academic Library December 6, 2019  Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY) (Baruch Vertical Campus) For this year’s ACRL/NY Symposium, we are seeking presentations and panels about new and ethically informed practices in the academic library. Potential topics include (but are not limited to): Diverse voices in our profession: enhancing diversity and advocating for underrepresented groups ...
  • Metadata Librarian – University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press – Newark, DE 03/29/2019 Department: Cataloging and Metadata Department Deadline: April 22, 2019 Pay Grade: 29E or 30E The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press seeks a dynamic librarian to consult on and implement workflows across the entire metadata lifecycle, from creation through discovery, management, and digital preservation of the works acquired and created by the University of Delaware community. The ...
  • Assistant/Associate Professor (Research and Instruction Librarian: Health Sciences and Data Services) Tenure Track – Adelphi University – Garden City, NY 03/26/2019 Assistant/Associate Professor (Research and Instruction Librarian: Health Sciences and Data Services) – Tenure Track ABOUT ADELPHI: Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal ...
  • Assistant/Associate Professor (Research and Instruction Librarian: First Year Experience and Social Sciences) Tenure Track – Adelphi University – Garden City, NY 03/26/2019 Assistant/Associate Professor (Research and Instruction Librarian: First Year Experience and Social Sciences) Tenure Track ABOUT ADELPHI: Adelphi University, New York, is a highly awarded, nationally ranked, powerfully connected doctoral research university dedicated to transforming students’ lives through small classes with world-class faculty, hands-on learning and innovative ways to support academic and career success. Adelphi offers exceptional liberal ...
  • The Virginia Thoren Archivist – Pratt Institute Libraries – Brooklyn, NY 03/26/2019 The Pratt Institute Libraries are seeking an innovative, collaborative, and service-oriented leader to serve as The Virginia Thoren Archivist, a new full-time position dedicated to the curation, preservation, maintenance, and outreach of the history of Pratt Institute. The Archives are dedicated to preserving and contextualizing the institutional history of Pratt Institute through its growing body ...
  • Call for Presentation Proposals: Fashion: Now & Then – LIM College – New York, NY 03/26/2019 Call for Presentation Proposals: Fashion: Now & Then Theme: “Identity” When: Friday, November 1, 2019 – Saturday, November 2, 2019 Where: LIM College, Maxwell Hall, 216 East 45th Street, New York, NY Proposal Submission Due Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Date of Notification: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College invites participation in the ninth annual ...
  • Technical Services Archivist, Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives – Cornell University – Ithaca, NY 03/25/2019 Technical Services Archivist, Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives Cornell University Library’s Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation & Archives seeks qualified candidates for the position of Technical Services Archivist. Reporting to the Director of the Kheel Center, the Technical Services Archivist administers the intake of accessions, in all formats, and manages processing, preservation, and description ...
  • Content Access and Discovery Librarian – Stony Brook University Libraries – Stony Brook, NY 03/25/2019 Required Qualifications • Graduate degree in library science from an ALA Accredited degree program. • Knowledge of providing and maintaining access to electronic resources through metadata and software. • Knowledge of electronic content discovery and best practices in improving the discoverability of electronic resources through workflows. • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others and groups to find solutions. • ...
  • Digital Initiatives and Special Collections Librarian – William Paterson University – Wayne, NJ 03/18/2019 Digital Initiatives and Special Collections Librarian Posting Date: March 18, 2019 Closing Date: Open until filled William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as Digital Initiatives and Special Collections Librarian at the rank of Librarian III. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Resource Management, the Digital Initiatives and Special Collections Librarian leads and ...
  • Information Literacy and Student Engagement Librarian – Westchester Community College – Valhalla, NY 03/18/2019 The following position requires familiarity with the community college philosophy and the ability to work within a culturally diverse college population. TITLE OF POSITION/RANK: Information Literacy and Student Engagement Librarian (Tenure Track) DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media, and Instructional Technology, Westchester Community College, Valhalla, NY RESPONSIBILITIES: The Center for Learning Resources, Library, Media & Instructional Technology ...
  • Electronic Resources Librarian – Stony Brook University – Stony Brook, NY 03/18/2019 Required Qualifications • Graduate degree in library science from an ALA-accredited degree program. • Knowledge of trends and practices in e-resource and serials management. • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other individuals and groups to find solutions. • Evidence of flexibility, innovative thinking, professional growth, and a vision for the future of academic libraries. • Effective oral and written ...
  • Call for Proposals – MAPPING (IN)JUSTICE SYMPOSIUM DIGITAL THEORY + PRAXIS FOR CRITICAL SCHOLARSHIP – Proposals Due: Monday, April 15th 03/18/2019 CALL FOR PROPOSALS MAPPING (IN)JUSTICE SYMPOSIUM : DIGITAL THEORY + PRAXIS FOR CRITICAL SCHOLARSHIP Proposals Due: Monday, April 15th Symposium Dates: November 7th – 8th, 2019 Mapping (In)Justice is hosted by Fordham University’s Digital Scholarship Consortium and Office of Research in partnership with New York University and Columbia University. The symposium will take place at Fordham University’s Lincoln Center Campus ...
  • Librarian I – Emerging Technology – New York Institute of Technology – New York, NY 03/18/2019 Overview NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 9,000 students at campuses ...
  • Pauline A. Young Resident, Manuscripts and Archives Unit, Special Collections Department – University of Delaware Library 03/05/2019 Position: Pauline A. Young Resident, Manuscripts and Archives Unit, Special Collections Department Search #: 106288 Deadline: March 29, 2019 Pay Grade: 29E The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press seeks a dynamic early career librarian to process manuscript and archival collections. Reporting to the Coordinator, Manuscript and Archival Processing, the Resident will be involved in all aspects of ...
  • Information Commons Administrative Specialist – Guttman Community College – New York, NY 03/05/2019 Under the direction of the Chief Librarian, and with latitude for independent initiative and judgment, the Administrative Specialist will maintain operations and activities in the Information Commons. This position will be responsible for implementing established Library and Information Commons policies and procedures, and will uphold rapport with students to demonstrate best practices for use in ...
  • Subject Librarian for Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Criminal Justice – University at Albany – Albany, NY 03/04/2019 About University at Albany: Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,300 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses. Located ...
  • Encouraging Experimentation and Creativity through Professional Development: Transforming our Failures into Best Practices (March 22, 2018) 03/01/2019 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. ...
  • Librarian for the Fine Arts – New York University, New York, NY 02/27/2019 Librarian for the Fine Arts New York University: NYU – Domestic: Division of Libraries Location: New York, New York Open Date: Feb 26, 2019 Description New York University Libraries seeks a liaison librarian supporting the departments of Art History; Museum Studies; Art Therapy and Art Education; Arts Administration; and other affiliated programs. The position also collaborates closely with the Librarian ...
  • Digital Archivist – New York Historical Society, NY, NY 02/21/2019 Job Title: Digital Archivist Organization: New-York Historical Society. Library Reports to: Head of Archival Processing Job Summary: The New-York Historical Society seeks to hire a Digital Archivist for a three-year project funded by the Leon Levy Foundation to develop a repository of born-digital archival materials. The position is responsible for developing a sustainable infrastructure for collecting, processing, preserving, and ...
  • Digital Scholarship Center Training Specialist – University at Albany (SUNY), Albany, NY 02/21/2019 The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek a dynamic and technology-savvy professional to provide instruction and customer service to the University at Albany academic community in the Digital Scholarship Center, presently known as the Innovate Make Create Center (IMC). The Innovate Make Create Center (IMC) of the University Libraries ...
  • Anthropology Librarian – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 02/21/2019 The Anthropology Librarian is a year-round (12 month) tenure track library faculty position responsible for the overall development, management and coordination of the George A. Smathers Libraries resources in all formats for archaeology, and biological, cultural and linguistic anthropology. The position supports the University’s academic programs including the Department of Anthropology as well as interdisciplinary ...
  • Call for Proposals: Fashion: Now & Then 2019 – Nov. 1st and 2nd — New York, NY 02/21/2019 Call for Proposals: Fashion: Now & Then Theme: “Identity” When: Friday, November 1, 2019 – Saturday, November 2, 2019 Where: LIM College, Maxwell Hall, 216 East 45th Street, New York, NY Proposal Submission Due Date: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Date of Notification: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 Submission link: https://goo.gl/forms/IWk4IMXFmbG0fIuz1 The Adrian G. Marcuse Library at LIM College invites participation in the ninth ...
  • Reproducibility Librarian – University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 02/06/2019 Reproducibility Librarian Assistant or Associate University Librarian The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida seek a Reproducibility Librarian to develop a transdisciplinary research reproducibility and open science education and support strategy for the institution. This position will be located in the Health Science Center Library (HSCL) in Gainesville. The Reproducibility Librarian is a year-round ...
  • Library Director, Purchase College Library, SUNY – Purchase, NY 02/05/2019 Purchase College, State University of New York welcomes applications for the position of Director of the Library. Purchase College offers an atmosphere which blends traditional academic studies in Letters and Sciences with conservatories in Visual and Performing Arts. The Library holds a well-established, high-traffic role as the center of scholarly life on campus. Reporting directly to ...
  • Statement of Support & Concern from ACRL/NY 01/31/2019 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 ...
  • Instruction and Reference Librarian, Instructor or Assistant Professor – NYC College of Technology, CUNY – Brooklyn, NY 01/31/2019 The Ursula C. Schwerin Library, New York City College of Technology, CUNY, seeks a tenure-track library faculty member at the Instructor or Assistant Professor rank to serve as Instruction and Reference Librarian. The successful candidate will work with colleagues to develop and offer information literacy and library instruction, including collaborative efforts with faculty in all ...
  • Discovery/Web Services Librarian III – Stockton University – Pomona, NJ 01/31/2019 The Richard E. Bjork Library at Stockton University is looking for a Discovery / Web Services Librarian familiar with usability design, web analytics and assessment tools to manage the library’s discovery and web services. Applicants should have knowledge of web technologies and standards related to effective e-resource access and discovery. The Librarian also will serve ...
  • Ship’s Librarian for the Summer Sea Term 2019 – SUNY Maritime College – Throggs Neck, NY 01/25/2019 About SUNY Maritime College SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view ...
  • Teaching and Learning Librarian – Cornell University Library – Ithaca, NY 01/22/2019 Cornell University Library is seeking an innovative and technically skilled Teaching and Learning Librarian to provide leadership in building online learning capacity for the library’s information literacy program. Candidates should have an interest in e-learning initiatives in higher education and a demonstrated knowledge of, or experience with, the design and delivery of engaging instruction. Working with ...
  • Electronic Resources Librarian – Princeton University – Princeton, NJ 01/22/2019 Princeton University seeks an experienced, innovative, and service-oriented professional as Electronic Resources Librarian. Provides vision & expertise in the management & organization of Princeton’s extensive ER collections and has a leadership role in their life-cycle. Assists the Assistant UL for Collection Development in negotiating licenses and working with vendors & consortia to provide the highest ...
  • Web Services and Data Librarian – Stony Brook University – Stony Brook, NY 01/22/2019 Required Qualifications Master’s degree in Library Information Science/Studies from an ALA-accredited institution. Experience with web design and development. experience working with web authoring tools and content management systems. Graphical design ability, including knowledge of software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, or GIMP. Knowledge of current web accessibility standards and how these standards affect web design and patron access, including responsive web ...
  • Head of Content Acquisitions and Services – Stony Brook University – Stony Brook, NY 01/22/2019 Required Qualifications Master’s in library science from an ALA accredited institution or equivalent combination of education and experience. At least three years of significant experience in serials and electronic resources management. Experience with facilitating access to serials and resources through library catalogs and discovery tools. Evidence of successful and creative management of staff and operations, including ...
  • Dean of University Libraries – Stony Brook University – Stony Brook, NY 01/18/2019 Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Masters (foreign equivalent or higher) in Library Science or a Masters of Library and Information Science, or equivalent terminal degree from an American Library Association accredited institution or equivalent; a distinguished national and international reputation for sustained scholarly accomplishments, and a record of excellence in teaching, research, and service ...
  • Systems Librarian – William Paterson University of New Jersey – Wayne, NJ 01/18/2019 Posting Date: January 4, 2019 Closing Date: Open until filled William Paterson University invites applications for a twelve month tenure-track position as a Systems Librarian. Under the direct supervision of the Head of Library Information Systems, the Systems Librarian is primarily responsible for the administration of all components and delivery of technical support for the library’s library ...
  • Director of Library Technology – Hudson County Community College – Union City, NJ 01/15/2019 Hudson County Community College is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college with two campuses located just minutes from Manhattan in Jersey City and Union City, NJ. The Journal Square library sits at the center of Journal Square in the center of Jersey City, next to a major PATH station and transportation hub, while the Union City ...
  • Supervisor of Southampton Library – Stony Brook University – Stony Brook, NY 01/15/2019 Required Qualifications (as evidenced by an attached resume): Bachelor’s Degree (foreign equivalent or higher). In lieu of degree, four full-time years may be considered. One full year of full-time supervisory experience and customer service. Proficiency utilizing Google apps ...
  • ACRL/NY Event: 10 Best Tips for New Librarians – Thursday, January 31, 2019 01/15/2019 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 ...
  • Call for papers: Marketing Libraries Journal – Volume 3, Issue 2 (Summer 2019) – Rolling deadline 01/11/2019 Aim and Scope Marketing Libraries Journal (MLJ) is a peer-reviewed, independently published, open-access scholarly 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 ...
  • Electronic Resources Metadata Management Librarian – Yale University – New Haven, CT 01/11/2019 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 ...
  • Subject Librarian for Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Computer Science and Engineering – SUNY at Albany 01/11/2019 Subject Librarian for Physical Sciences, Mathematics & Statistics, Computer Science and Engineering The University at Albany Libraries (State University of New York, Albany, NY) seek an enthusiastic, knowledgeable, creative librarian to serve as the subject librarian for chemistry, physics, mathematics and statistics, computer science, and engineering. This position supports several programs within the College of Arts ...
  • Content Access and Discovery Librarian – Stony Brook University – Stony Brook, NY 01/11/2019 Required Qualifications Graduate degree in library science from an ALA Accredited degree program. Knowledge of providing and maintaining access to electronic resources through metadata and software. Knowledge of electronic content discovery and best practices in improving the discoverability of electronic resources through workflows. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with others and groups to find solutions. Evidence of flexibility, innovative thinking, ...
  • Assistant Director, Metadata Production – Cornell University Library – Ithaca, NY 01/11/2019 Cornell University Library is seeking an academic librarian for the position of Assistant Director, Metadata Production. Under the general oversight of the Director of Cataloging & Metadata Services (CMS), the Assistant Director for Metadata Production (AD) provides guidance, expertise and encouragement to a unit whose mission is to enable and enhance discovery and access to library ...
  • Oral Historian – Center for Jewish History – New York, NY 01/07/2019 The Center for Jewish History (NYC | cjh.org) is the collaborative home to five in-house partners – American Jewish Historical society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. When the Center opened its doors eighteen years ago, it made a commitment to preserve the collections housed ...
  • Reader Services Librarian–Suffolk County Community College–Brentwood, NY 12/17/2018 Reader Services Librarian Suffolk County Community College – Brentwood, NY https://www3.sunysuffolk.edu/About/Employment.asp?id=811 Instructor/Assistant Professor – Reader Services Librarian Announcement is hereby made for a full-time, tenure track, 10-month appointment, beginning the fall 2019 semester on the Michel J. Grant Campus in Brentwood. Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a ...
  • Research and Instruction Librarian–Sarah Lawrence College–Bronxville, NY 12/17/2018 Research and Instruction Librarian Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY https://slc.peopleadmin.com/postings/1144 Research and Instruction Librarian at Sarah Lawrence College (Full-time) Job Description: The Sarah Lawrence College Library invites applications for a Research and Instruction Librarian. Reporting to the Head of Research Services, the candidate must have a strong commitment to public service and act as a highly motivated research support and ...
  • Coordinator of Archives and Special Collections–The State University of New York at Fredonia–Fredonia, NY 12/12/2018 Coordinator of Archives and Special Collections The State University of New York at Fredonia https://fredonia.interviewexchange.com The State University of New York at Fredonia seeks qualified applicants for a Coordinator of Archives and Special Collections. The Library’s University Archives contain publications, papers, and memorabilia related to the history of the University. Special Collections include collections on the renowned Austrian ...
  • Technical Services Librarian–Suffolk County Community College–Selden, NY 12/12/2018 Technical Services Librarian Suffolk County Community College https://www3.sunysuffolk.edu/About/Employment.asp?id=810 Technical Services Librarian Announcement is hereby made for a full-time, tenure track appointment beginning the spring 2019 semester on the Ammerman Campus in Selden. Suffolk County Community College is an open admissions institution committed to serving a diverse student population in a variety of degree and career programs. This is a Unit ...
  • Digital Scholarship Program Manager–Harvard University–Cambridge, MA 12/10/2018 Digital Scholarship Program Manager Cambridge, Massachusetts EEO Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. Harvard University seeks a creative, forward-thinking, and ...
  • Technical Services Manager–SUNY College of Environmental Science — Syracuse, NY 12/10/2018 Technical Services Manager Position SUNY College of Environmental Science – Syracuse New York https://esf.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=104591 Technical Services Manager, College Libraries (Senior Staff Assistant) About College of Environmental Science and Forestry: Founded in 1911, the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) is the nation’s oldest and most respected school dedicated to the study of the environment, ...
  • Adjunct Reference and Instruction Librarian–Borough of Manhattan Community College–New York, NY 12/06/2018 Adjunct Reference and Instruction Librarian Borough of Manhattan Community College, A. Philip Randolph Memorial Library BMCC Library seeks qualified applicants for the Spring 2019 semester to provide instruction and serve at the reference desk. The hours will include Fridays, 10am to 6pm or 11am to 7pm. Other hours during week – primarily during the day – are ...
  • Technology Specialist–New York University–New York, NY 12/03/2018 Technology Specialist New York University New York, NY Website https://library.nyu.edu/ Position Summary Reporting to the Sr. Technology Specialist, the Technology Specialist for Public Services will serve as a primary contact and technical lead for routine enhancement, troubleshooting, training, and documentation for access-related systems including circulation, reserves, stacks maintenance, resource sharing, space management, and entry systems. The Technology Specialist will provide ...
  • Technical Services Archivist/Librarian–Seton Hall University–South Orange, NJ 12/03/2018 Technical Services Archivist/Librarian The Monsignor William Noé Field Archives and Special Collections at Seton Hall University Website http://jobs.shu.edu/cw/en-us/job/493657/librarianarchivist Technical Services Archivist/Librarian: The Monsignor William Noé Field Archives and Special Collections at Seton Hall University invites applications for a full-time, renewable library faculty/lecturer position. We seek an active and efficient processing archivist who can process and oversee processing of collections ...
  • Head of Teaching and Learning–Harvard University–Cambridge, Massachusetts 12/03/2018 Head of Teaching and Learning Harvard University Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States 02138 http://www.Click2apply.net/zgqs3mnmq6jq6xg9 Duties & Responsibilities Houghton Library, the primary repository for Harvard’s rare books and manuscripts, seeks an innovative, collaborative, and motivated Head of Teaching and Learning. Reporting to the Associate Librarian for Public Services, this position coordinates Houghton Library’s teaching and learning initiatives, including classroom instruction, Houghton Library’s ...
  • Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – Harvard University – Cambridge, MA 11/27/2018 The Harvard Library seeks a strategic, collaborative innovator to join its organization in a newly created role as the Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. The Director will join leadership, staff, constituents, stakeholders, and others committed to successful and progressive change that requires full organizational participation, responsibility, and support. Reporting to the Vice President for the ...
  • Director, Access Services – Cornell University Library – Ithaca, NY 11/27/2018 Cornell University Library (CUL) seeks a dynamic and forward-thinking Director, Access Services. Reporting to the Associate University Librarian, the Director will be responsible for system-wide leadership of Access Services. Responsibilities: The Director sets priorities, policies and direction for access to physical collections and access services (circulation, reserves, equipment lending, interlibrary services, offsite storage) and plans appropriate ...
  • ACRL/NY 2018 Election Results 11/27/2018 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 ...
  • Librarian – Naugatuck Valley Community College – Danbury, CT 11/20/2018 The Max R. Traurig Library at Naugatuck Valley Community College is seeking a motivated, independent, and customer-service focused librarian for our branch campus in Danbury, CT (right on the NY border). This newly created 12-month tenure track position will be accountable for providing library services to the students, staff, and faculty of the Danbury Campus. Reporting ...
  • Library Support Staff, Level 5 – Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus – New York, NY 11/19/2018 RESPONSIBILITIES: Reports to Head of Access, Information and Collection Services & Operations. Responsible for providing courteous and efficient customer service to all library patrons regarding all facets of library operations. Trains, mentors, assists, and encourages library student assistants to perform a variety of tasks and uphold high customer service standards. Responsible for planning training sessions, content development, and ...
  • Electronic Records Analyst – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL 11/19/2018 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 11/15/2018 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 ...
  • Research Services Librarian – Cornell University Library – Ithaca, NY 11/13/2018 Research Services Librarian – Cornell University Library Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections (RMC) Reporting to the Head of Research Services in the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, the Research Services Librarian has primary responsibility for managing and coordinating the provision of remote reference services, as well as providing in-person research assistance in a user-focused environment. ...
  • ACRL/NY 2018 Symposium: Libraries in Direct Action REGISTRATION IS OPEN 11/13/2018 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 11/07/2018 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. 11/07/2018 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 ...
  • Dean of University Libraries – Kent State University – Kent, OH 11/06/2018 Dean, University Libraries University Libraries Kent Campus – Kent, OH Opportunity: Kent State University seeks a collaborative and visionary academic leader to serve as Dean of University Libraries. The dean serves as principal administrator of the University Libraries system and the Kent State University Press. A nationally recognized academic library among the best in the world, University ...
  • New York Library Club Annual Pre-Holiday Dinner & Scholarship Presentation 11/06/2018 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 ...
  • Research & Education Librarian – SUNY New Paltz – New Paltz, NY 11/06/2018 The Sojourner Truth Library at the State University of New York at New Paltz is seeking a Research and Education Librarian (full time, tenure track, Assistant or Senior Assistant Librarian rank.) Details and instructions to apply online are available at: https://www.newpaltz.edu/hr/displayjobdetails.php?id=2176
  • Emerging Technology Librarian I – New York Institute of Technology – New York, NY 11/06/2018 Overview NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 9,000 students at campuses ...
  • Scholarly Repository Librarian – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL 11/06/2018 The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries seeks an innovative and user-focused professional to serve in a position of Scholarly Repository Librarian, a 12-month tenure track Library Faculty position in the Digital Partnerships & Strategies Department in the Technology and Support Services tenure home. The Scholarly Repository Librarian will provide leadership for the full range ...
  • Collection Development Coordinator – Princeton University – Princeton, NJ 11/06/2018 Collection Development Coordinator Requisition #: 2018-8234 Job Code: 3238 Department: Library – Scholarly Collections & Research Services Category: Library Full-Tim/Part-Time: Full Time Salary Grade: ADM 020 To apply: https://careers.princeton.edu/ Overview The Library seeks a self-motivated, energetic and collaborative individual with strong collections and public services orientation, excellent communication skills, and strong technical and problem solving skills to work in the Collection Development at Princeton University ...
  • Digital Scholarship Librarian – University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press, Delaware 10/26/2018 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 10/26/2018 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 ...
  • Associate Dean of Libraries, Research and Academic Services – Adelphi University, Garden City NY 10/26/2018 The Associate Dean of Libraries, Research and Academic Services, is a member of the Adelphi University Libraries senior leadership team responsible for the planning and delivery of strategic priorities across all its libraries, services, and functions. The Associate Dean will lead strategic planning, implementation, and continuous development of the Libraries’ new integrated service model designed ...
  • Program Slides and Photos from the Program “Examining Misconceptions about Library Instruction and Developing Library Courses”, October 19, 2018 10/25/2018 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 10/25/2018 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 10/25/2018 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 ...
  • Director, Library Services – Vaughn College, Flushing, New York 10/25/2018 Position purpose: The Director of Library Services provides innovative and effective leadership in the provision of high-quality library services and resources to the Vaughn community. Vaughn College’s recently renovated library is a modern state of the art facility containing a substantial collection including thousands of books, periodicals, videos, computerized aircraft manuals, e-books and software. Faculty, staff and ...
  • 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 10/25/2018 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 10/24/2018 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 10/23/2018 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
  • Library Assistant – UConn School of Law Library, Hartford, CT 10/19/2018 The University of Connecticut School Law Library seeks candidates for a full time, permanent University Library Assistant 2-Law (UCP 4). Responsibilities include staffing the main desk, collection maintenance, processing materials for the library, opening and closing the library, and other duties related to the provision of library services. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Assisting library patrons by performing circulation ...
  • Metadata and Dataloads Librarian – Harvard University Library, Cambridge, Massachusetts 10/11/2018 As a member of the Metadata Management section, under the supervision of the Head of Metadata Management, the incumbent facilitates timely access to Harvard Library collections by fulfilling a variety of roles that support discovery through improving the Harvard Library’s use of batch processing and automation; specific focus areas include acquisitions and e-resources dataloads, metadata ...
  • Research Librarian – Harvard University Library, Cambridge, Massachusetts 10/11/2018 The position of Research Librarian provides essential support to teaching and learning activities in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) Libraries. The Research Librarian conducts instruction, one-on-one and small-group consultations and workshops, and develops relevant online materials. The Research Librarian connects directly with faculty and students in specific departments through a formal liaison program, ...
  • Associate University Librarian – Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 10/09/2018 Associate University Librarian – Cornell University Library The Cornell University Library (CUL) stands at the center of intellectual life at the university, fostering connections and knowledge that help faculty, students, and researchers from around the world excel in research, scholarship, and creative expression. It supports and enhances faculty and student productivity through its extensive collections, cutting-edge ...
  • Senior Manager for Public Services – Center for Jewish History, New York, NY 10/09/2018 The Center for Jewish History (NYC | cjh.org) is one of the world’s great sites of research into the Jewish past. It is the collaborative home to five in-house partners—American Jewish Historical Society, American Sephardi Federation, Leo Baeck Institute, Yeshiva University Museum, and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research. When the Center opened its doors eighteen ...
  • 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) 10/09/2018 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 10/04/2018 “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 10/01/2018 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 10/01/2018 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 09/29/2018 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 ...
  • Data and Research Support Specialist, Strategy Unit – Open Society Foundations – New York, NY 09/27/2018 Data and Research Support Specialist, Strategy Unit, New York, Deadline: 10/08/2018 The Strategy Unit helps Open Society staff create, implement, and assess “living strategies” that can be used to signal plans, share new ideas, align actions, delegate authority, budget resources, and hold themselves accountable. We add value by bridging various perspectives throughout the strategy and budget ...
  • Emerging Technology Librarian – New York Institute of Technology – New York, NY 09/27/2018 Overview NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 9,000 students at campuses ...
  • ACRL/NY Fall 2018 Meet-n-Greet – Thursday, October 11 09/27/2018 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 ...
  • Head Curator, Latin American and Caribbean Collection – University of Florida – Gainesville, FL 09/27/2018 The Special and Area Studies Collections Department seeks an experienced leader to provide strategic vision and overall management of a preeminent collection in a dynamic, engaging environment at the University of Florida. The Head Curator of the LACC will contribute to scholarship at the Smathers Libraries in this full-time, tenure-track faculty position. A successful ...
  • ACRL/NY Special Collections & Archives – Discussion Group Meeting – October 4 09/26/2018 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 ...
  • Research Librarian – Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) Libraries – Cambridge, MA 09/26/2018 EEO Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. Duties & Responsibilities The position of Research Librarian provides essential support to ...
  • Data Services Specialist – Princeton University Library – Princeton, NJ 09/26/2018 Data Services Specialist PRINCETON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Requisition # D-19-LIB-0002 Princeton University Library seeks a Data Services Specialist to assist our world class researchers and play a critical role in academic research and instruction. The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities: Provide statistical and software consulting services for undergraduates, graduate students and faculty engaged in quantitative analysis ...
  • Medical Librarian, Associate/Full Professor – CUNY School of Medicine – New York, NY 09/26/2018 The City College Library and CUNY School of Medicine (CSOM) invite applications for a 12-month tenure-track Medical Library faculty position at the Associate Professor or Full Professor Rank to develop library services to meet the mission and strategic plan of CSOM, including education, research, clinical care, and outreach. The experienced candidate is expected to integrate ...
  • Judaica Digital Humanities Coordinator – Penn Libraries – Philadelphia, PA 09/26/2018 Reporting to the Director for Digital Scholarship, the Judaica Digital Humanities Project Coordinator will join a collaborative team of colleagues in the Digital Scholarship Department at the Penn Libraries, and will work closely with the Judaica Bibliographer and colleagues in the Kislak Center for Special Collections. The incumbent will serve as project manager and developer ...
  • Coordinator of Instruction — Seton Hall University Libraries 09/25/2018 Coordinator of Instruction: Seton Hall University Libraries invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track library faculty position. We seek an enterprising, enthusiastic, service-oriented individual who will work collaboratively with the library faculty to provide leadership and operational management of our busy Instruction Program. Working closely with the Assistant Dean for Public Services, the Coordinator of Instruction ...
  • Web and Systems Librarian — Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), the City University of New York 09/17/2018 Web and Systems Librarian (Instructor, Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor) – Starting Spring 2019 in Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), the City University of New York Web and Systems Librarian (Instructor, Assistant/Associate Professor or Professor) Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) is a vibrant, pluralistic learning community committed to the intellectual and personal growth of students.  ...
  • Director of Library Technology – Hudson County Community College – Jersey City, NJ 09/12/2018 Hudson County Community College is an award-winning, comprehensive urban college with two campuses located just minutes from Manhattan in Jersey City and Union City, NJ. The Journal Square library sits at the center of Journal Square in the center of Jersey City, next to a major PATH station and transportation hub, while the Union City ...
  • Reference Librarian for Printed Collections – New-York Historical Society – New York, NY 09/10/2018 he New-York Historical Society is seeking an experienced reference librarian with a strong public service orientation to join the Library’s department of printed collections, an interrelated set of rare and historical resources—books and pamphlets, newspapers, maps and atlases, broadsides, dining menus and other ephemera collections—that spans from the 16th century to the present. Researchers frequently use ...
  • User Engagement Specialist – Health Sciences Library at Columbia University Medical Center – New York, NY 09/10/2018 Reporting to the Access Services Manager, the User Engagement Specialist will play a critical role in connecting the CUIMC community with the Health Sciences Library’s services, resources, and spaces to ensure a high-quality user experience. The position will contribute to Library-wide efforts to better understand our users’ needs and to develop sustainable, meaningful interactions between ...
  • Assistant University Librarian for Content Strategies – Harvard Library – Cambridge, MA 09/10/2018 EEO Statement We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law. As we approach our fifth century of inspiring and serving the ...
  • Head Librarian, Pollack Library – Yeshiva University – New York, NY 09/10/2018 The Head Librarian is responsible for supporting the educational enterprise of the University by envisioning and overseeing a broad range of mission-driven and operational areas, including research services, instruction, access services, course reserves, and interlibrary loan. Developing and maintaining collections in all fields except Jewish Studies, the Head Librarian supervises professional and support staff members ...
  • History and Social Sciences Librarians, Two Positions! University of Delaware – Newark, Delaware – Apply by October 5, 2018 09/10/2018 The University of Delaware Library, Museums and Press seeks two creative and dynamic individuals with social science expertise to join a team of colleagues in the delivery of excellent and responsive research, information and instructional services. Each position will serve as the Library’s liaison to two or more of the following programs: history, political science and ...
  • Innovative Practices in Academic Libraries 09/06/2018 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 08/09/2018 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 07/31/2018 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” 07/23/2018 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 07/18/2018 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 07/18/2018 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 06/15/2018 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 05/29/2018 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 05/12/2018 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 05/03/2018 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 04/19/2018 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 04/16/2018 **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 04/13/2018
  • ACRL/NY First Year Experience Discussion Group Meeting Spring 2018–Fri May 18, 2018–Mercy College, NY, NY 04/09/2018 *** 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 04/05/2018 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 04/03/2018 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 04/03/2018 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 ...
  • Call for Presentations : Libraries in Direct Action – ACRL/NY 2018 Symposium – Baruch College, CUNY 03/26/2018 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 03/20/2018 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 03/15/2018 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 03/08/2018 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 03/02/2018 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 02/28/2018 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 02/16/2018 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” 02/16/2018 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 02/02/2018 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 01/23/2018 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” 01/23/2018 December 1, 2017
  • Get involved with the 2018 Symposium! 01/19/2018   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 01/19/2018 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 01/19/2018 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 01/19/2018 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 01/19/2018   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 11/02/2017 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 11/02/2017 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! 10/24/2017       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 10/06/2017 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) 10/05/2017 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 09/29/2017 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 09/18/2017 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 08/23/2017 Do you want to share your professional library instruction experience? Lead and build a relationship with a new colleague? Did you answer a�?yesa�? 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 contribute ...
  • ACRL/NY Mentoring Program and New Librarians Discussion Group End-of-Year Meeting 05/26/2017 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 05/24/2017 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 05/17/2017 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 04/28/2017 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 04/26/2017 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 04/25/2017 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 04/14/2017 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 04/12/2017 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) 04/07/2017 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 04/07/2017 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 04/07/2017 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) 04/07/2017 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) 04/07/2017 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! 04/07/2017 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) 04/07/2017 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 04/04/2017 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 04/03/2017 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 03/27/2017 ****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 03/07/2017 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 03/07/2017 *****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 03/06/2017 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 03/06/2017 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 03/03/2017 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 03/03/2017 ****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 02/15/2017 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 02/12/2017 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 02/08/2017 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 01/30/2017 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 01/27/2017 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 01/24/2017 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 01/18/2017 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 01/12/2017           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 12/15/2016 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 10/25/2016 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 10/25/2016 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 10/19/2016 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 10/12/2016 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 10/04/2016 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 Distance Learning Discussion Group meeting: October 21, 2016 10/04/2016 ACRL/NY Distance Learning Discussion Group Meeting Guest Speaker: Kim Mullins, Instructional Design Librarian, LIU Post Adjunct Professor, Palmer School of Library and Information Science Are you curious about the intersection of librarianship, instructional design, and online learning??? Come to this FREE engaging discussion – Refreshments will be served! Join us as we speak with Kim Mullins, Instructional Design Librarian ...
  • ACRL/NY 2016 Symposium Scholarships for Students & Librarians 10/03/2016 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 05/23/2016 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 05/09/2016 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 04/28/2016 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 04/28/2016 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) 04/28/2016  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 04/28/2016 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 Student Scholarship Winner – Paul Sager 04/28/2016 —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 Ione Damasco and Isabel Espinal (Panel Discussion Moderated by Starr Hoffman) 04/28/2016 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 – Hannah Sistrunk 04/28/2016 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 04/28/2016 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 04/28/2016 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 04/28/2016 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 04/28/2016 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 04/28/2016 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 04/28/2016 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 04/28/2016 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 04/25/2016 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! 04/06/2016 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 04/05/2016 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 04/04/2016 Haruko Yamauchi, Jen Hoyer, Emily Drabinski, Shawn(ta) Cruz-Smith
  • ACRL/NY Symposium 2015 from left to right 04/04/2016 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 03/07/2016 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 02/24/2016 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 11/20/2015 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” 11/13/2015 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) 11/06/2015 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 11/02/2015 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 10/30/2015 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. 10/30/2015 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: 10/30/2015 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! 10/26/2015 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. 10/21/2015 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 10/18/2015 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 09/22/2015 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 09/17/2015 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) 08/15/2015 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 06/11/2015 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 06/07/2015 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 06/03/2015 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 06/01/2015 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 06/01/2015 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 06/01/2015 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 06/01/2015 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 06/01/2015 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 06/01/2015 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! 06/01/2015 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 06/01/2015 By Dominique Bortmas, 2014 ACRL/NY Symposium Scholarship Recipient This past December, I was fortunate enough to receive one of four scholarships for the ACRL/NY Symposium. As a current MLIS student and staff member of the Florida State University Libraries, I was excited to attend my first professional librarian conference. Based on my prior knowledge of ACRL/NY ...
  • Help Us Plan the 2015 Symposium! 06/01/2015 ACRL/NY Symposium 2015 Mark your calendars now for the 2015 ACRL/NY Symposium, which will take place on December 4th. As your Symposium Committee Co-chairs, we’re excited to get started with the planning process, and would like to invite your participation for the upcoming year. The Committee meets 11:00 am – 12:30 pm at Mercy College-Manhattan, room ...
  • 2015 National Library Legislation Day 06/01/2015 New York Library delegates attend a day of legislative briefing as they prepare to approach congressmen on National Library Legislation Day. The 2015 National Libraries Legislation 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 ...
  • ACRL National Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group Spring Meeting, Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, Friday May 29, 2015 05/01/2015 We are pleased to announce our Spring meeting of the ACRL National Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group. When: Friday May 29, 2015 -3pm-5pm Where: Berkeley College, Manhattan Campus, 3 East 43rd Street, 6th floor, room 602, New York, NY (2 minute walk from Grand Central Terminal) Link to Google map: https://www.google.com/maps/place/3+E+43rd+St,+New+York,+NY+10017/ Our guest speaker will be Dr. Mary ...
  • ACRL/NY Spring 2015 Meet-n-Greet Registration – May 26, 2015 04/28/2015 ACRL/NY invites librarians, archivists, library professionals and LIS students to join us for our spring social gathering and networking event on May 26, 2015. The free event will provide a great opportunity to network with colleagues, meet the ACRL/NY Executive Board members, and have some fun! Refreshments to be served. Please join us at what will certainly ...
  • ACRL/NY May Distance Learning meeting: May 15, 2015 – Mercy College, Manhattan campus 04/28/2015 The ACRL/NY Distance Learning Discussion Group is pleased to sponsor a meeting on Friday May 15, from 9:30-11:00 am at the Mercy College, Manhattan campus (66 W 35th St, New York, NY). Join us for coffee/noshes as we talk with our colleagues about library services to Distance Learners, share tips and tricks, catch-up on OLC/Merlot conference ...
  • ACRL/NY Tour of the Dag Hammarskjold Library – Friday, May 22nd – Filled! 04/22/2015 ACRL/NY Professional Development Committee invites you to a tour of the Dag Hammarskjold Library At the United Nations, New York City Friday, May 22nd 1:30pm-4:00pm Those attending should meet at the entrance at 46th Street and 1st Avenue at 1:30pm. For complete directions to the UN, visit http://visit.un.org/content/location RSVP for this event has closed (Sorry!) Space is limited to 20 participants and has already reached capacity. This ...
  • 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 04/14/2015 Speaker Mariana Regalado, Maura Smale, & Frans Albarillo You can read the speaker’s biographies on METRO’s web page for this event. This workshop will introduce participants to the basics of preliminary analysis and synthesis of qualitative data collected from interviews and focus groups. Basics and best practices of data analysis will be reviewed. Attendees will have ...
  • ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group-Friday April 17, 2015- 9:30am-10:45am, Mercy College Manhattan campus, room 723 04/08/2015 Join us on Friday April 17 from 9:30am-10:45am at Mercy College (66 W 35th St, corner 6th Avenue in Manhattan) for a lively discussion on Accessibility issues relating to User Experience. Libraries are designed to provide (user friendly) access to physical collections, electronic materials, services, and resources. In our discussion, we will address various access issues such ...
  • ACRL/NY spring meet & greet, Spaces @520, May 26, 2015 03/30/2015 Save the date! Upcoming ACRL/NY spring meet & greet! ACRL/NY invites librarians, archivists, library professionals and LIS students to join us for our spring social gathering and networking event on May 26, 2015. The free event will provide a great opportunity to network with colleagues, meet the ACRL/NY Executive Board members, and have some fun! Refreshments to be ...
  • Research/Writing Support Group Meeting, ACRL/NY, Mercy College, Manhattan, Friday, March 20, 2015 03/09/2015 ACRL/NY invites all ACRL/NY members interested in the craft of writing and research are invited to attend a gathering of like-minded people on March 20. We see this as an opportunity to share ideas and to help one another achieve our goals in the challenging task of writing and getting published. Come join us on ...
  • Assessment in Focus: Fieldwork and Observation — March 19, 2015 02/19/2015 METRO & ACRL/NY present: Assessment in Focus: Fieldwork and Observation, Nancy Fried Foster (Speaker) March 19, 2015 – 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Speaker: Nancy Fried Foster Nancy Fried Foster is Senior Anthropologist at Ithaka S+R, where she helps libraries and organizations understand their users and design better spaces, services, and technologies. For almost ten years, Nancy ...
  • ACRL National Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group — February 20, 2015 02/15/2015 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 02/04/2015 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 01/21/2015 A group shot of the 2014 ACRL/NY Symposium planning committee after a very successful day!
  • METRO & ACRL/NY present, “Assessment in Focus: Analyzing User Feedback Surveys” – February 3, 2015 01/09/2015 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 01/01/2015 The Academic Librarian in the Open Access Future December 5, 2014 Baruch College As the movement toward open access (OA) begins to impact our users and our institutions in increasingly complex ways, academic librarians will be called upon to forge and maintain a variety of productive and enriching relationships across the library, across campus, and beyond. What roles ...
  • Join us for the fall 2014 ACRL/NY Graduate Student Discussion Group meeting! 11/09/2014 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…. 10/22/2014 We at ACRL/NY are hoping to develop a fairly comprehensive list of topics, issues, questions & ideas (TIQI) related to academic librarians and open access. These concepts will fuel discussions to take place during the December 5th ACRL/NY Symposium, “The Academic Librarian in the Open Access Future.” You can help! Please take a moment to add to ...
  • 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 10/15/2014 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! 10/07/2014 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 09/15/2014 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 09/15/2014 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 06/12/2014 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 ...
  • Announcement: ACRL/NY Connections Spring 2014 – and new website! 05/30/2014 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! 04/29/2014 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 04/16/2014 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 04/08/2014 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 04/08/2014 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 03/25/2014 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 03/17/2014 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 02/15/2014 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 02/12/2014 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 02/11/2014 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 02/05/2014 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 02/03/2014 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 02/02/2014 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 12/05/2013 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 12/05/2013 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! 11/07/2013 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 10/16/2013 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 10/15/2013 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! 10/08/2013 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 10/08/2013 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. 10/03/2013 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 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 09/23/2013 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: 09/04/2013 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 08/27/2013 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 07/22/2013 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 ...
  • Sticky: 5 Ways to Reinvent Librarians 07/22/2013 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 07/10/2013 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 06/12/2013 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 06/10/2013 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 05/22/2013 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) 05/17/2013 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) 05/17/2013 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 05/17/2013 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 05/17/2013 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) 05/10/2013 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 04/30/2013 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 04/30/2013 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 04/30/2013 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 04/29/2013 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 04/17/2013 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 04/15/2013 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 04/10/2013 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 04/03/2013 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 04/03/2013 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 03/01/2013 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 12/20/2012 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 11/29/2012 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 11/27/2012 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 11/07/2012 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 10/18/2012 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 06/05/2012 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 ...
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  • Presentation of “Using WordPress to Create Your Professional ePortfolio” 04/26/2012 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
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  • METRO Event Videos Available Now Online 02/01/2012 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 ...
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