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.
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:
- Lydia’s post: http://willoughbrarian.tumblr.com/post/109783547979/social-media-as-game-strategy-twitter-in-the
- Kelly’s post: https://librariankelly.wordpress.com/2015/02/03/game-of-infolit/
- Presentation slides (also linked in Kelly’s post): https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1XccA8bvXHag98So6D2L
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!
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