Call for newsletter articles!

We are starting to gather content for the fall newsletter! If you are interested in writing an article, contact Kathryn Frederick, Communications Chair, by September 1st. Articles can be brief write-ups or longer explorations of a topic. For examples, see previous issues in our newsletter archive.

Please consider sharing what you’ve been working on or thinking about with your ENY/ACRL colleagues!

Registration is open for the Spring 2014 conference!

Setting Out on the Right Path: Academic Libraries and the First Year Experience
Monday, May 19, 2014
State University of New York at Oswego
Oswego, NY

This year’s conference will explore the First Year Experience (FYE) and its evolving relationship with academic libraries.

Please join us for engaging presentations, a varied choice of break-out sessions, fast-paced lightning rounds and informal conversations with colleagues. The keynote address will be given by one of the leading experts of FYE, Colleen Boff, Professor and Associate Dean of University Libraries at Bowling Green State University.

Click here for additional information about the conference.

ENY/ACRL Spring Newsletter

The ENY/ACRL newsletter is now available! This issue includes information about the Spring Conference (Monday, May 19th at SUNY Oswego), calls for presenters and nominations, and the slate of candidates for our upcoming election.

  • ENY/ACRL 2014 Board Candidates – p.2
  • Call for Nominations: ENY/ACRL Library Innovation Award – p.4
  • Empire State Digital Network and the DPLA – p.6
  • Infographics + Annotated Bibliography = Adding Fun to the Equation – p.9
  • Call for Lightning Round and Poster Session Presenters – p.12
  • Update from the New York State Higher Education Initiative – p.13
  • ENY/ACRL Brown Bag Discussion: Libraries and MOOCs – p.14
  • Notes from the Field – p.16

Click here to download.


Library Innovation Award Deadline: March 15th

Surely you are aware of an ENY/ACRL librarian who has worked on an innovative project? Please consider recognizing that innovation by nominating him/her/a group for the ENY/ACRL Library Innovation Award. The individual or team receives a plaque and a $500 honorarium at the ENY/ACRL spring conference. Individuals and at least one team member must be members of ENY/ACRL.

Full information about the award, including the nomination form, is available here.

The nomination deadline is March 15, 2014. Please think about who has come up with a great idea in your organization! Self-nominations are also welcome.

CDBL Program on Infographics, March 21st

The Capital District Business Librarians Present:

Download a flyer for Infographics: Where Information Literacy and Visual Literacy Meet