Librarians as Mentors

I’ve been a librarian for twelve years (all of them at Hostos). Before I joined the library faculty, I was an adjunct assistant professor of English for most of my … Continue Reading →


Full Circle

I had just finished my first semester (Spring 1987) working as a graduate assistant in the history department at St. John’s University, and since there was no GA work during … Continue Reading →


Open Access at CUNY: 2012 in Review

Last year was a banner year for open-access publishing, with lots of publicity and events across the university and the academy. Throughout 2012 library faculty and other open-access advocates at … Continue Reading →


In the Wake of the Storm: How CUNY Libraries Adjusted after Hurricane Sandy

Editor’s note:  This article was is a slightly modified version of  an article originally published on ACRLog. When Hurricane Sandy hit New York and New Jersey at the end of … Continue Reading →


McCrann Memorial Lecture

Photos by Jeff Anderson Privacy, the Dominican presence in the Bronx, a pioneering librarian, the files of a dictator, and book blogs were the subjects of LACUNY’s third annual Grace-Ellen … Continue Reading →


Privacy and Ethics

Editor’s note: Following is Tony Doyle’s summary of his ongoing research project. My research is on the ethics of privacy. I’m particularly interested in the implications that information technology has … Continue Reading →