Two Weeks Left to Register for ENY/ACRL’s Digital Scholarship Conference

Registration for our Digital Scholarship Conference will be open until Friday, May 13th!

Highlights include:

  • A keynote from Marisa Parham, Professor of English at Amherst College and Director of the Five College Digital Humanities Project.
  • Amber Billey, Metadata Librarian at Columbia University Libraries, will discuss linked data.
  • Robin Camille Davis, Emerging Technologies & Distance Services Librarian at John Jay College of Criminal Justice will give closing remarks.
  • Breakout sessions will focus on: Digital humanities; Open access; BIBFRAME and linked data; Incorporating digital scholarship into instruction; and Marketing your digital collection.
  • Plus poster sessions and lightning rounds!

Poster Sessions and Lightning Rounds Announced

Descriptions of the poster and lightning round presentations for our Spring Conference on Digital Scholarship are now available. Check out the conference website for more information. Registration will be open until May 13th. Hope to see you there!

Digital Scholarship Conference – Registration is Open!

Registration is now open for the ENY/ACRL Spring Conference! This year’s conference, focusing on Digital Scholarship, includes a number of engaging speakers, breakout sessions, posters, time to visit with our vendor sponsors, and lunch – all for $55 or less ($40 for current ENY/ACRL members).

We hope you’ll join us at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY on Monday, May 23rd for what promises to be a lively day.

The conference schedule, local accommodations (please note hotel reservations must be made before May 1 to receive conference rate), and more can be found on the conference website.

Registration closes on Friday, May 13th. Hope to see you here!



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ENY/ACRL Spring 2016 Newsletter

The ENY/ACRL Spring 2016 newsletter is now available! This issue includes information about board candidates, local events, a letter from the Executive Director of NYLA, and articles on ENY/ACRL brown bags, First Year Experience (FYE) programs, and events attended thanks in part to ENY/ACRL Professional Development Awards.  Enjoy!

Thank you to all who contributed!

Call for Lightning Round & Poster Session Presenters

The Eastern New York Chapter of ACRL invites presenters for Lightning Rounds and Poster Sessions at its Spring Conference which will be held Monday, May 23, 2016 at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY.  This year’s conference theme is Digital Scholarship.


Presentations are limited to 5 minutes!  Share a quick overview of your ideas, experiences, and programs related to digital scholarship or other library-related topics: research support, services, projects, relationships with other departments, outreach, what works, what doesn’t, etc.


Poster sessions are an excellent opportunity to share your ideas, research findings, projects, solutions to problems, or best practices.  Posters will be on display throughout the day and presenters must be available to discuss their topics for at least one thirty-minute time slot.


Proposals should include:

·         Presenter’s name and position title (if more than one presenter, choose one person to be the contact);

·         Institution;

·         Contact information (phone number, email, and mailing address);

·         Presentation title;

·         Technology, electricity, and space needs;

·         Posters: summary description of 250 words or less;

·         Lightning rounds: video clip of presentation or presentation summary (if presentation is not complete), summary description of 250 words or less will also be considered.


Send Lightning Round proposals to:

Lindsay Van Berkom


Send Poster Session proposals to:

Kabel Stanwicks


Deadline for proposals is Thursday, March 24, 2016./span>. Proposals received after this date may be considered if there is still space available for participation. Presenters will be notified of acceptance by Wednesday, March 30, 2016.

We look forward to seeing you in Saratoga Springs!