Palmer School Information Sessions

Interested in learning more about Palmer’s exciting programs? Here are the dates for upcoming information sessions:

At Post, Tilles Center:

o   June 9, 2015 – 6:30 – 8:30

o   August 11, 2015 – 6:30 -8:30

In Manhattan, NYU Bobst Library:

o June 16, 2015– 6 – 7 p.m.

To RSVP or for more details, contact at Post or in Manhattan.

We hope to see you at one of our events!

Ellis Mount Scholarship Award

Complete the 2015 Ellis Mount Scholarship application form here:

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.


Palmer Manhattan Information Sessions

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

Tuesday, June 16th

The session will 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 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!