Archive for 2012

Brooklyn College Library Unveils Zine Collection

July 12, 2012 | News

Brooklyn College Library Unveils Zine Collection

Opening Celebration With Zine Readings and Exhibition: July 31, 2012 7-9pm

Kurt R. Schmeller Library Receives Senator Frank Padavan’s Archive

June 22, 2012 | News

Padavan, who served District 11 in northeastern Queens, donated Queensborough Community College his legislative documents, Senate bills, photographs and other memorabilia that span his 38-year career. For the dedication ceremony, the library displayed photographs and memorabilia of the senator’s career, including images of senator in the New York State Senate, where groundbreaking 1978 legislation was established that made it easier to open community-based group homes for the mentally ill.

A Guide to Online Educational Resources

June 14, 2012 | News

In their document, “Open Educational Resources in Higher Education: A Guide to Online Resources,” Delaware County Community College librarians Eleanor Goldberg and Michael LaMagna provide a guide to help navigate the staggering volume of educational content on the Internet.

IDS: A New Way of Making Interlibrary Loans

June 14, 2012 | News

A new way of making interlibrary loans has just come to CUNY. Information Delivery Systems (IDS) is a robust search tool and lending cooperative that integrates discovery and resource sharing to help library users find the materials they need right away. Unlike conventional interlibrary loan, which gives the borrower no promise of when an item will be delivered, the IDS Project’s goal is to meet 48-hour turnaround times for articles and 72-hour turnaround time for books, free of charge.

Queens Borough Community College

May 31, 2012 | News

Library Scene Spring 2012 issue http://lgdata.s3-website-us-east-1.amazonaws.com/docs/1736/458848/library_scene_spring2012__2_.pdf

LaGuardia Community College Library

May 31, 2012 | News

Library Notes. Spring 2012. Vol. 23, Issue 2 http://library.laguardia.edu/files/pdf/libnotes/lnspring2012.pdf

Launch of Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication

May 17, 2012 | News

“We welcome original research and practitioner experience papers, as well as submissions in alternative formats,” said co-editor Isaac Gilman. “As the roles of libraries and librarians evolve, the Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication will be the place to learn about developments in scholarly communication.”

Workplace Readiness: Connecting Information Literacy with Jobs

May 15, 2012 | News

April 27—To address the issue of job preparedness, the Office of Library Services held a Workplace Readiness seminar at John Jay College, bringing together library faculty and job counselors to hear employers from various industries identify the skills and mindset they prize in graduates.

Campus News and Newsletters

February 9, 2012 | News

There are libraries at each campus. Some of them publish news.