Archive for September, 2012

QCC and CSI Libraries Host New York Archives Week, October 7-13, 2012

September 20, 2012 | News

The libraries of Queensborough Community College and the College of Staten Island College will be among the institutions in the city’s archivist community to host New York Archives Week, October 7-13, 2012. The Archivist Round Table of Metropolitan New York (ART), a group of more than 550 members, will coordinate a series of free historical and genealogical activities, including open houses, exhibitions, lectures, workshops and behind-the-scenes tours of archives in New York City. New York Archives Week is annual celebration aimed at informing New Yorkers about the diversity of information resources available in the city’s trove of archival materials.

“Cultivating Entrepreneurship in Academic Libraries”: Call for Poster Session Proposals

September 6, 2012 | News

The Greater New York Chapter of the Association of College and Research Libraries is pleased to announce its annual call for poster session proposals for the 2012 ACRL/NY Symposium, “Cultivating Entrepreneurship in Academic Libraries.” The symposium will focus on academic librarians who seek out new opportunities for collaboration, innovation and creative service offerings that meet our users’ evolving needs with limited resources. We will explore how academic librarians can actively promote risk-taking and develop an entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial approach to service.