Sarah Aponte (City) presented “Dominicans in New York: Their Presence at the beginning of the 20th Century” at the New York Library Association 2011 Annual Conference in Saratoga Springs in November. Sarah also presented “Colecciones bibliográficas en la biblioteca y archivo del Instituto de Estudios Dominicanos” at the 5ta. Feria del Libro Dominicano Nueva York in October and “Recursos Bibliográficos Dominicanos en los Estados Unidos: Biblioteca y Archivo del Instituto de Estudios Dominicanos” at “The Spanish Caribbean: Toward a Field of Its Own” in Santo Domingo in July.
William Casari (Hostos) presented “Fun City and the Fires: The Bronx, 1966-1977″ at the Researching New York conference at the University of Albany in November.
Jill Cirasella (Brooklyn), Kathleen Collins (John Jay), Rhonda Johnson (Hostos), and Alycia Sellie (Brooklyn) presented “Copyright, Fair Use, and Open License Tools Online” at the 2011 CUNY IT Conference at John Jay on December 2. Jill also presented, along with Margaret Smith of NYU, “Open Access Publishing in Science: Simple Idea, Complex Reality” at the Open Science Summit in Mountain View, California, on October 22-23, 2011. Both a video and slides of the presentation are available.
Madeline Cohen and Wayne Halliday (Lehman) presented “The Library Master’s Thesis Repository on Lehman Connect” at the 2011 CUNY IT Conference at John Jay on December 2.
Kathleen Collins (John Jay) presented “Dr. Joyce Brothers and American Television” at the Northeast Popular Culture Association conference at Western Connecticut University in November and “Citizen Bunker: Archie Bunker as Working Class Hero” at the Mid-Atlantic Popular Culture Association conference in Philadelphia, also in November.
Frank Donnelly (Baruch) presented “QGISD in an Academic Library: A Case Study” at the Free and Open Source for Geospatial (FOSS4G) conference in Denver on September 14.
Lisa Ellis (Baruch) was a panelist and co-presenter for “Behind the Text: Pulling Back the Curtain on Virtual Reference” at ALA-RUSA in New Orleans on June 27.
Robert Farrell (Lehman) presented “Unpacking College Research Assignments: Mapping Back to the Common Core” at the 22nd annual New York City School Library System’s fall conference at Brooklyn Technical High School on November 8. Robert also presented an overview of Lehman’s learning outcomes assessment activities during a meeting of the CUNY Assessment Council at the Graduate Center.
Matthew Flaherty (Hostos) presented “For Apache, the Bronx: A New York Narrative and Its Legacy Thirty Years Later” at the Researching New York conference at the University of Albany in November.
Stephanie Havelka (Lehman) presented “Creating Collections Through Collaboration: An Innovative Digital Library Project in Monteverde, Costa Rica” at the ALA/IRRT International Librarians’ Pre-Conference in New Orleans on June 24. She also presented “An Innovative Digital Library Project in Costa Rica: Creating Collections Through Collaboration” to LACUNY’s International Relations Roundtable. Stephanie and Alevtina Verbovovetskaya (Lehman) presented “Smart(phone) Searching: Information Retrieval on the Go” at Hunter in November.
Karl Madden and Alexi Oulanov (Medgar Evers) presented ”Application of Psychometrics Methods to Library and Information Science Research Methodology” at the International Conference on Education Informatics and Cybernautics in Orlando on December 1.
Ann Matsuuchi (LaGuardia) conducted a Wikipedia workshop at Metro on September 27 and served on the panel “Crowdsourcing Information Worldwide: The Wikipedia Phenomenon” at the Alexander Library, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, on October 25.
Michael Miller (Queens) presented his peer-reviewed paper “Media Services in North American Academic Libraries” at the 77th Annual World Library and Congress of the International Federation of Library Associations in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in August 2011. His research was initially supported by a PSC-CUNY grant. Michael also presented “In the Years Following the Great Flood: Lessons and Benefits” at the New York Metropolitan Area Chapter of the Association of Jewish Libraries (AJL-NYMA) Fall 2011 Conference on December 5. The conference, with the theme “Emergency Preparedness in Libraries: Concepts and Experiences,” was held at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.
Janet Butler Munch (Lehman) presented “Lady Historian Martha J. Lamb (1826-1893) Brought American History to Life” to Lehman’s Women Studies Program. Janet also led a discussion of Patrick Tracey’s Stalking Irish Madness: Searching for the Roots of My Family’s Schizophrenia for CUNY’s Institute for Irish-American Studies.
Mariana Regalado (Brooklyn) and Maura Smale (City Tech) presented “‘Sometimes I Type Papers on My Cell Phone’: Mobile Digital Technologies and CUNY Students” as part of MobilityShifts at the New School on October 15. They also presented “‘I Could Study Anywhere, as Long as I Could Sit, I’ll Study’: Student Spaces and Pathways at the City University of New York” during the annual meeting of the American Anthropological Association in Montreal on November 18. In addition, Maura presented, with City Tech colleagues, “Connecting and Collaborating on the City Tech OpenLab” and “Findings from the Hybrid Initiative at City Tech” at the 2011 CUNY IT Conference at John Jay on December 1-2 and “Gaming Your Classroom,” with fellow members of the CUNY Games Network, on December 2.
Scott Sheidlower (York) presented “What’s So Funny about Peace, Love, and Information Literacy” to the Division of Academic and Special Libraries of the Suffolk County Library Association on September 23.