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
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
Nila Bernstengel (’14) is the Sr. Digital Asset Manager at Sesame Workshop, better known to most as Sesame Street. Read her story and hear from her about how she wound up in her dream job.
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.
We’re proud to announce that Siobahn A. Reardon (M.L.S. Palmer School of Library Science ’05) has been named Library Journal’s 2015 Librarian of the Year. Read on! Siobhan A. Reardon Named Librarian of the Year
And for more LIU news:Your LIU Post
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!
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 email@example.com. Walk-ins are also welcome!
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!
Please read carefully the information related to the new public librarian certification requirements found here: Public Librarian Certificate as of 2015
Learn more about Palmer at one of our information sessions.
Feel free to contact us for an individual meeting: