Professional Development

  • Call for Lightning Round Proposals: ACRL LMOIG- (Greater NYC) – Spring 2022 virtual meeting 03/29/2022
    Call for Lightning Round Talks Promoting Digital Scholarship Projects ACRL National Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group Greater NYC Meetup Spring 2022 Virtual Meeting Friday April 29, 2022 via Zoom (3:00pm-4:30pm eastern time) https://acrl-lmoig-nyc.org/     *Our meeting will be held via Zoom and we encourage individuals (far and wide) to submit lightning round proposals and attend Submission form —– >   https://form.jotform.com/220584589715164 (deadline: April 8, 2022) The University of Washington ...
  • LACUNY Institute 2022- CFP and Save the Date Reminder 03/29/2022
    On behalf of the Library Association of CUNY, we are pleased to share information about and invite proposals for the LACUNY Institute 2022. The theme for this year’s institute is “Built to Exclude: Confronting Issues of Equity and Otherness in Libraries.” The institute will be held virtually on Thursday May 12th & Friday May 13th and hosted by the New York City College of Technology, City University of New York ...
  • Pre-register now! ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group- Web Usability 101: Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks for Library Web Sites and Beyond 10/01/2021
    ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group Fall 2021 virtual meeting Web Usability 101: Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks for Library Web Sites and Beyond special guest speaker: Professor Rebecca Hyams, Web and Systems Services Librarian, Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY Friday Nov 19, 2021 10:00am-11:30am (via Zoom) Pre-register here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrc-2uqjMjEt0bNlJuLTaZZVz_ciufep7i  Please join the ACRL/NY User Experience Discussion Group for a discussion on Usability ...
  • Call for Lightning Round Proposals: ACRL LMOIG- (Greater NYC) Library Marketing Initiatives in the Time of COVID 09/28/2021
    Call for Lightning Round Talks Library Marketing Initiatives in the Time of COVID ACRL National Library Marketing and Outreach Interest Group  – Greater NYC Meetup Fall 2021 Virtual Meeting Friday November 19, 2021 via Zoom (3:00pm-4:30pm eastern time) https://acrl-lmoig-nyc.org/   Submission form: https://form.jotform.com/212643812860151  (deadline: Nov 1, 2021) Since March 2020, libraries have had to quickly adapt in how we engage ...
  • ACRLY/NY Fall 2021 Writing Sessions 09/28/2021
    ACRL/NY members, the Research & Writing Support Group will again be meeting virtually for Shut Up and Write sessions this fall. The objective as always is to build community and write in a structured, focused environment. With the days getting shorter and soon to get cooler, it is an opportune time to be productive and ...
  • T.S. Eliot & Emily Hale Letters: Re-examined – Online Panel Discussion – Sunday, April 18 at 3pm 04/09/2021
    On Jan. 2, 2020, a collection of 1,131 letters from Nobel laureate and renowned writer Thomas Stearns (T.S.) Eliot to his lifelong friend Emily Hale were unsealed at Princeton University Library. A Boston native, Hale was a speech and drama teacher whose career included positions at Simmons College and Smith College. She and Eliot initially ...
  • Registration Now Open: LACUNY Institute 2020/2011- “Ending the Library Stereotype: Non-traditional Practices for the 21st-century” 03/20/2021
    Registration Now Open:  LACUNY Institute 2020/2011 “Ending the Library Stereotype: Non-traditional Practices for the 21st-century.” Virtually, on Wednesday, May 5th and Thursday, May 6th, 2021 Register now:  https://lacuny.org/event-4217159 This year we are waving the standard registration fee, lowering the registration fee to $5.00. Proceeds from this year’s registration fee will support the LACUNY Institute Mutual Aid Network, which you can learn ...
  • Pipeline Problem, Discrimination, Or Something Else? Addressing Real-World Diversity and Inclusion in Libraries and Schools- Wednesday, February 24 02/10/2021
    Seton Hall Libraries Speakers Series hosts a free online event addressing diversity issues in schools and libraries. Visit the Seton Hall Libraries Blog to learn more about the speakers and register for this event.
  • Registration Open for ACRL/NY 2020 Annual Symposium 11/19/2020
    Registration Now Open! ACRL/NY 2020 Annual Symposium Civic Engagement: Democracy and the Library December 4, 2020 Virtual Symposium Register now https://acrlny2020symposium.wordpress.com Registration is now open for the ACRL/NY 2020 Virtual Symposium. This year’s symposium is about the intersection of libraries and research institutions with civics, governance, and democracy. How are civic issues impacting collections and services? How do libraries foster engagement with civic ...
  • CFP: SUNYLA Midwinter Virtual Conference, 2/12/21 11/16/2020
    Call for Proposals SUNYLA Midwinter Virtual Conference Looking Forward: Creative Library Responses to Crises February 12, 2021 As information professionals, we’re always learning and innovating to provide exemplary service. Even so, the past year has been a shock for libraries. The challenges we faced sparked creative responses and solutions among our colleagues, some implemented suddenly and others evolving ...
  • Scholarship Opportunity for the Rare Books and Manuscript Conference 2020 12/14/2019
    Power, Resistance, and Leadership RBMS 2020 June 23-26, 2020 Indiana University, Bloomington, IN The Rare Books and Manuscripts Section (RBMS) of the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) offers scholarships to subsidize conference attendance by professional librarians, paraprofessionals, and students.  RBMS is currently accepting scholarship applications for RBMS 2020: Power, Resistance, and Leadership to be held at Indiana ...
  • Call for Proposals – LACUNY Institute 2020: “Ending the Library Stereotype” 11/20/2019
    Librarianship and libraries, through the eyes of the public, have consistently been viewed as a house of books and documents where librarians help their patrons with readers’ advisory and directions. Though these elements of being a librarian exist, the stereotype of this is far from accurate. Today in 2020, Librarians perform a myriad of tasks ...
  • Research Data Management Symposium, NYC – December 5, 2019 11/13/2019
    You are cordially invited to attend a Research Data Management Symposium in NYC to be held on December 5, 2019. This symposium will highlight practical solutions to data management challenges from the perspectives of physician scientists and a NYC based CTSA, as well as two approaches to data catalogs by two NYC libraries who participate ...
  • Save the Date – St. John’s University Libraries & METRO Present a Town Hall Event with Steven Bell on 4/23/2020 10/29/2019
    Please save the date for the annual St. John’s University Libraries’ Town Hall Event on April 23, 2020 featuring guest speaker Steven Bell. This event is co-sponsored by the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO). Topic: “Let’s Work Together for Change: Using Design Thinking for Better Libraries” Description: Why do library workers engage in a change process? ...