The other day, as my two-year-old attempted to put on her tennis shoe, I said in my most encouraging mom tone, “You can do it!” She dropped the shoe, threw her head back on the stairs, closed her eyes, and proclaimed in utter frustration, “No I CAN’T do it!” Oh, the humanity! The drama involved […]
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Late last year I had the good fortune to be selected for the 2016-17 ARL Leadership Fellows Program and joined nearly thirty other Fellows from research libraries across the United States and Canada. As part of the Program, I recently attended the quinquennial joint ARL/CARL meeting in Vancouver. Advancing long-term, large-scale, and transformative goals not […]
The Digital Humanities Faculty Working Group at Syracuse University hosted approximately forty attendees for the Digital Humanities Mini-Conference on January 22, 2016. The event, held in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons at Bird Library, featured thirteen lightning talks given by fifteen SU faculty members, graduate students, and librarians. The afternoon opened with a brief welcome […]
Writing this blog entry on a lovely, but cold, day in January, it is pleasant to reflect on a conference I attended in November, in Charleston, South Carolina – the Charleston Conference. Now in its 34th year, this conference has annually brought together librarians, publishers, and vendors, to engage in conversations about the publishing world. […]
The 2014 ALA Annual Conference was held in sunny Las Vegas this year. Several Syracuse University librarians actively participated in the conference in the following ways: Adina Mulliken led meetings for ACRL Universal Accessibility Interest Group and for ASCLA Library Services for People with Visual or Physical Disabilities that Prevent them from Reading Standard Print […]
As the new academic year begins and kicks off a new season of academic and professional conference-presenting, it might be a good time to consider a brief cautionary tale about predatory publishers and how to avoid the various tricks of their nasty trade. Two years ago, a librarian colleague of mine received an email from […]
Anne Rauh attended the American Society for Engineering Education annual conference in Indianapolis, IN from June 15 through June 19. At the conference she presented a lightning talk entitled “STEM Faculty Perceptions of Open Access Author Fees.” She also concluded her term as Secretary/treasurer and began her term as the Program Chair and Chair Elect […]
John Olson delivered an invited presentation entitled “Visualizing Your Research with Geographic Information Systems” to the SU Future Professoriate Program Conference on May 16th at the White Eagle Conference Center in Hamilton, NY.
Patrick Williams was elected to the ENY/ACRL Board of Directors as Membership Chair. Also, at ENY/ACRL Spring 2014 Conference on May 19, he presented a poster (with Writing Instructor Jana Rosinski) entitled “Local, Historical, Print: Situating New Student Writers on Campus,” which reported on a print-collections based assignment they designed for first-year students.
Tasha Cooper, Yuan Li, and Jian Qin (iSchool) attended the Sixth Annual University of Massachusetts and New England Area Librarian e-Science Symposium held on April 9, in Worcester, Massachusetts. The theme of the Symposium was, “Librarians working with scientific research data.” It was organized and supported by UMass Medical School, National Network of Libraries of […]