Save the Date!

Save the date! Mark your calendars! You won’t want to miss the 2014 ASLD/DASL Joint Annual Conference!

Title: “Emerging Technologies in the Modern Academic Library”
When: Friday, October 17, 2014, 9:30am-2:30pm
Where: Suffolk County Community College, Grant Campus, 1001 Crooked Hill Road, Brentwood, NY  11717
Description: A joint conference between the academic library associations of Nassau and Suffolk.  The conference will feature three speakers who will address many of the issues and benefits of implementing technology within the academic library environment.

Stay tuned for upcoming details and registration information!

Publish or Perish is a hit!

Many thanks to our presenters, Natalia Tomlin and Amy Catalano, for a great event! Natalia’s presentation can be found here and Amy’s can be found here.

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Publish or Perish: Research Methods for Information Professionals

Due to a number of requests we received after last year’s annual conference on academic publishing, this workshop will focus on specific research methods and the logistics of producing a scholarly work.  It will feature two speakers, Dr. Amy Catalano of Hofstra University and Prof. Natalia Tomlin of LIU Post.  Here are some of the details:

Date:  Friday, March 21, 2014
Time:  10:00am – 1:00pm
Place:  LIU Post Library
Cost:  $10 for NCLA members, $20 for non-members (fees can be paid at the door)

For more  information, see our flyer available here.

ASLD @ LILC 2013

On Thursday, May 2, 2013, ASLD presented the program “Two Birds, One Stone: ePortfolios as Professional Development and Patron Programming”. In this presentation, Derek Stadler (Past President of ASLD) and Danielle Apfelbaum (President or ASLD) discussed the benefits of creating an electronic portfolio for both employed and job-seeking information professionals. Attendees received guidance on planning for the eportfolio, selecting materials, structuring content, and choosing a web-based platform. The presenters also discussed how librarians can translate their newly-acquired eportfolio skills into valuable patron programming. All materials from the presentation are available at the following online toolkit: http://eportfoliotoolkit.weebly.com/.

Publish or Perish

On Friday, April 26, 2013, the Academic & Special Libraries Division held its 42nd Annual Continuing Education Conference, Publish or Perish. Below, we’ve provided materials from our presenters. Enjoy!

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Susanne Markgren,Starting Small and Partnering Up: Collaboration and Mentoring in Publishing
Presentation: http://tinyurl.com/markgren-asld

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Dr. Selany Aytac, “Research Boot Camp for Librarians”
Presentation: Research Boot Camp for LibrariansPDF
Handouts: Strategic Plan to Publish a Scholarly Journal ArticlePDF
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Charles Harmon, “From Idea of Print: How to Get a Book Published”
Presentation: How to get published R&LPDF

ASLD @ LILC, 5/2

Going to the Long Island Library Conference?  Don’t miss “Two Birds, One Stone: ePortfolios as Professional Development and Patron Programming” from 3:00pm-4:00pm presented by the Academic & Special Libraries Division! Derek Stadler (IT Academic Technology Specialist for Library Web Services, CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College) and Danielle Apfelbaum (Reference & Instruction Librarian, New York Institute of Technology) will be discussing the benefits of creating an electronic portfolio for both employed and job-seeking information professionals. Attendees will receive guidance on planning for the eportfolio, selecting materials, structuring content, and choosing a web-based platform. The presenters will also discuss how librarians can translate their newly-acquired eportfolio skills into valuable patron programming.

We hope to see you there!

Announcing: Publish or Perish – ASLD’s 42nd Annual Continuing Education Conference!

You are cordially invited to attend the Academic & Special Libraries Division’s 42nd Annual Continuing Education Conference, Publish or Perish!

Date: Friday, April 26, 2013

Time: Registration begins at 9:15am.

Location: Tilles Patrons Lounge, Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd., Brookville, NY 11548

Agenda:

9:15am-10:00am:
Breakfast & Registration

10:00am-11:00am: Session I
Starting Small and Partnering Up: Collaboration and Mentoring in Publishing
Susanne Markgren, Digital Services Librarian at Purchase College, SUNY
Writing for the profession (and trying to get published) can be an intimidating and stressful venture for both new librarians and seasoned librarians alike. This presentation will offer tips on how to start small and think about alternative publishing venues, while emphasizing the importance of collaboration and mentoring in the writing and publishing processes.

11:00am-11:15am:
Break

11:15am-12:15pm: Session II
Research Boot Camp for Librarians
Dr. Selany Aytac, Associate Professor, Long Island University
This research boot camp is designed to help librarians who would like to publish an article in a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal. This will be an interactive session; participants are asked to bring research ideas and interests to the event.

12:15pm-1:15pm:
Lunch

1:15pm-2:15pm: Session III
From Idea to Print: How to Get a Book Published
Charles Harmon, Executive Editor at Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
This presentation will provide a basic overview of the book publishing process and will focus on library and information studies books programs. Both books aimed at working librarians as well as textbooks for LIS programs will be covered. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

2:15pm-3:00pm:
Closing Remarks, Raffle, & Distribution of CEUs.

For the full conference brochure (including registration instructions), please click the registration link below. Please direct all questions to asld.ncla@gmail.com. Registration is limited to 50 people, so reserve your spot today!

Publish Or Perish – Registration Form

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