ACRL/NY 2017 Symposium, December 1 2017

The Mission: The Academic and Research Library in the Twenty-First Century Information Environment


8:30 – 9:00 – Breakfast, Registration, Poster Sessions

9:00 – 9:15 – President’s address and ACRL/NY business meeting

Haruko Yamauchi, President, ACRL/NY

9:15 – 9:20 – Opening remarks

Thomas Keenan, ACRL/NY Symposium Chair

9:20 – 10:15 –  Keynote

David Magier, Associate University Librarian for Collection Development, Princeton University

10:15 – 10:30 – Break and poster sessions

10:30 – 11:50  – Moderated panel: The Distributed Execution of the Twenty-First Century    Academic Library Mission

Galadirel Chilton, Director of Collections Initiatives, Ivy Plus Libraries

Pamela Jones, Executive Director, ConnectNY

Julia Glauberman, Instructional Outreach Librarian, Binghamton Univeristy Libraries

Beth Posner, Head of Library Resource Sharing, The Graduate Center, CUNY

11:50-1:00 – Lunch, Poster Sessions

1:00-2:00 – Breakout sessions

  1. The Academic and Research Librarian as Content Expert and Research Advisor
  2. Undergraduate Education, Information Literacy Instruction, and Crises of Authority in the Contemporary Information World
  3. The Twenty-First Century Academic/Research Library Mission and Professional Library and Information Education

2:00-2:15 – Break, Poster sessions

2:15-3:25 – Moderated panel: Rescue Mission – Adapting to Preserve Endangered Content in the Twenty-First Century Information World

Kate Wittenberg, Managing Director, Portico (ITHAKA)

Debora Cheney, Assistant CIO for Assessment and User Engagement, The University at Albany

Rachel King, Media Librarian, LIU Brooklyn

Christina Bell, Bates College

3:25-3:45 – Closing remarks, raffle and door prizes