Ellis Mount Scholarship Award

Complete the 2015 Ellis Mount Scholarship application form here: http://bit.ly/slanyscholarship

The Board of the New York Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (SLA NY) is pleased to once again offer the Ellis Mount Scholarship to SLA Members enrolled in one of the four New York area Library and Information Management Schools:  Long Island University (The Palmer School), Pratt Institute, Queens College, and St. John’s University.  The winner(s) of the scholarship will receive an award equal to the cost of one course related to the pursuit of his/her degree.

For full details on application: 2015 Ellis Mount Scholarship Award

 

Suffolk School Library Media Association Awards Palmer Alumnae

Congratulations,  Bonnie Bredes and Sheila Cavooris Palmer School,
School Library Media Specialist Alumni!

The Suffolk School Library Media Association Presents to following awards:

SSLMA Librarian of the Year:

Bonnie Bredes, Center Moriches Secondary Library, Center Moriches UFSD

SSLMA Technology Grant Award:

Sheila Tobin Cavooris, Great Hollow Middle School, Smithtown CSD

 

 

 

 

Palmer Alumnae (now academic librarians) at ACRL

Palmer Alums at ACRL

Palmer was well represented at the recent ACRL conference in Oregon! You make us very proud! In attendance were (from left to right):
Meghan Dowell (’11), Consulting Librarian, Beloit College; Kelly Blanchat (’12), Electronic Resources Librarian, Queens College (CUNY); Christi Bell (’11), Humanities Librarian, Bates College; Lydia Willoughby (’11), Visiting Assistant Librarian, SUNY Plattsburgh; Gina Levitan (’11), Reference Librarian, Sarah Lawrence College.

 

Thinking summer! Classes for all tastes!

Summer registration is open and we have something for everyone, including visiting students. Check out the offerings — from core requirements to Web Design, Digital Libraries, Storytelling, Consumer Health, Great Collections of NYC, Film and Media Collections, School Media classes and others– online and in person. Check out the schedule and don’t forget that it’s not too soon to register for the fall!

Palmer Manhattan Information Sessions

Interested in learning about LIU’s Palmer School and its program offered at NYU’s Bobst Library? Join us at one of our spring information sessions scheduled for:

Wednesday, May 13th
Tuesday, June 16th

All sessions take place from 6-7 p.m. in the Avery Fisher Center on the 2nd floor of Bobst Library. Bring a friend!

Learn more about our concentration in Rare Books and Special Collections, our advanced certificate in Archives and Records Management, our dual degree with NYU’s Graduate School of Arts and Science and the NYU Steinhardt School’s Costume Studies or Media, Culture and Communication programs, our School Media certificate, and the fascinating world of information management in general.

You can RSVP to alice.flynn@liu.edu. Walk-ins are also welcome!

Palmer Grads Present at CUNY Gamesfest

Two recent Palmer grads, Kelly Blanchat (’12) and Lydia Willoughby (’11), reference librarians, have developed a Twitter infolit game which they recently presented at the 2nd Annual CUNY Gamesfest. Check out their posts and their presentation here:

Kelly is working at Queens College and will be speaking in Clay Williams’s class, LIS 606, Information Literacy and Library Instruction next Monday. Lydia is at SUNY Plattsburgh. Great going, Kelly and Lydia!