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

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Call for Lightning Round and Poster Session Presenters

The Eastern New York Chapter of ACRL invites presenters for Lightning Rounds and Poster Sessions at its Spring Conference, “Setting Out on the Right Path: Academic Libraries and the First Year Transition,” which will be held Monday, May 19, 2014, at SUNY Oswego in Oswego, NY.  This meeting will focus on the first year transition experience, including connecting with first year students, integrating information literacy into first year curricula, technical services in support of the first year transition, etc.


LIGHTNING ROUNDS

* Presentations are limited to 5 minutes!!   Share a quick overview of your ideas, experience, and programs related to any and all forms of supporting the first year transition: for collections, public services, internal work, IT, cataloging, outreach, metrics, what works, what doesn’t, etc.   Presenters must be available to discuss their topics between 11:00–11:50am.


POSTER SESSIONS

Poster sessions are an excellent opportunity to share your ideas, research findings, projects, solutions to problems, or best practices.  Posters should relate to the conference theme of the first year transition.  Posters will be on display throughout the day.  Presenters must be available to discuss their topics from 2:00–2:30pm.


Proposals should include:

  • Presenter’s name (If there is more than one presenter, choose one person to be the contact.)
  • Institution
  • Contact information including phone number, fax number, e-mail, and mailing address
  • Title of presentation
  • Technology, electricity and space needs
  • Summary description of less than 250 words

                                                                                                                                                                    

Send Lightning Round proposals to:

Anne Larrivee, larrivee@binghamton.edu
607-777-2181
Binghamton University Libraries
P.O. Box 6012
Binghamton, NY 13902

 

Send Poster Session proposals to:

Tarida Anantachai, tanantac@syr.edu
315-443-9780
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210


Deadline for proposals is March 10, 2014. Proposals received after this date may be considered if there is still space available for participation. Candidates will be notified of acceptance by March 31, 2014.

We look forward to seeing you in May at SUNY Oswego!

Spring Conference – Save the Date!

The 2014 ENY/ACRL Spring Conference will be held on Monday, May 19th, 2014 at SUNY Oswego. The theme for the conference will be “Setting Out on the Right Path: Academic Libraries and the First Year Experience.” Colleen Boff, Professor and Associate Dean of Libraries at Bowling Green State University, will present the keynote. The day will also include a panel discussion, breakout sessions, lightning rounds and posters. Check this site for additional details, including registration and lodging information. Hope to see you in Oswego!

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Download the ENY/ACRL 2014 Conference flyer in PDF format.

ENY/ACRL Library Innovation Award

Are you aware of an ENY/ACRL librarian who has worked on an innovative project? Or a member library that has done something innovative?   Nominations for the ENY/ACRL Library Innovation Award are welcome.  If you know of someone or a team deserving of the award, please consider a nomination. 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 consider nominating an individual or team. Self-nominations are also welcome.

Thanks to those who agreed to serve on the selection committee:

If you need additional information, please feel free to contact ENY/ACRL Past-President Tasha Cooper (nacoop01@syr.edu), or any member of the Library Innovation Award Selection Committee.