Barbara Bonous-Smit and Sandra Marcus (Queensborough) co-moderated “Teaching the Holocaust and Tolerance: Resources and Services,” an ACRL/NY seminar.
Janey Chao (Baruch) presented a lecture on Chinese genealogical records at the Utah Genealogical Conference at the LDS (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) Family History Library in Salt Lake City on September 12-13.
Sandrea DeMinco (Lehman) presented “Aesthetic Education in Coursework: Notice, Describe, Connect, and Discover” as a panelist at the 33rd International Conference: Improving University Teaching in Glasgow in July.
Paraskeva Dimova-Angelov (Brooklyn) gave a poster session, “Building Sister Libraries Partnerships” at seven conferences during 2008: ALA Annual Conference in Anaheim; Sister Cities International in Kansas City; Eastern, Central, and Southern Africa Library and Information Associations in Lusaka, Zambia; World Library and Information Congress in Quebec City; National Congress for Public Libraries in LaCaruna, Spain; Globalization and the Management of Information Resources in Sofia, Bulgaria; and Guadalajara International Book Fair.
Stephen Francoeur (Baruch) presented “Social Discovery, Social Access” as the keynote address at the NFAIS Humanities Roundtable at the Graduate Center on October 20.
Caroline Fuchs (Graduate Center) presented “Reasons to Celebrate New York and the Opening of the Erie Canal in 1825” at the New York State History Conference in Saratoga Springs on June 6.
Janet Butler Munch (Lehman) led a discussion of How the Irish Invented Slang (AK Press, 2007) for the Irish-American Book Club at the Graduate Center in October.
Kanu Nagra (Borough of Manhattan) gave a presentation about RefWorks to the Metro Bibliographic Instruction Special Interest Group at the Graduate Center on November 18: .
Michael Shannon (Lehman) delivered a lecture on “Transference in Celtic Art: Ancient to Modern” for the CUNY Institute for Irish-American Studies in November at Lehman.
Maura Smale (City Tech) presented “Active Learning in One-Shot Instruction Sessions” to the Metro Bibliographic Instruction Special Interest Group at the Graduate Center on November 18.
Three CUNY librarians presented papers at the Researching New York Conference in Albany on November 20: “Concourse Dreams: A Bronx Neighborhood and its Future” by William Casari (Hostos), “The Spuyten Duyvil Homeowners’ Association, 1908-1983: A Case Study in the Evolution of a New York City Neighborhood” by Tabitha Kirin (Lehman), and “At Home in the Bronx: Children at the New York Catholic Protectory, 1865-1938” by Janet Butler Munch (Lehman). The papers were part of a “Living in the Bronx: Qualities of Life” panel moderated by Ivan Steen, University of Albany history professor.