Grace-Ellen McCrann Lecture Series

In honor of the late Grace-Ellen McCrann (CCNY), LACUNY sponsors an annual Grace-Ellen McCrann Lecture series to spotlight research by LACUNY members.

2018 LACUNY Grace-Ellen McCrann Lectures / Fall Membership Meeting

Friday, October 26, 2:00PM - 4:00PM

  • Frans Albarillo (Brooklyn) American-Style Research a study of cultural perceptions of libraries and educational transitions
  • Robin Brown (BMCC) Claiming our space: A quantitative and qualitative picture of disabled librarians 
  • John Carey & David Donabedian (Hunter) Collection development in Armenian academic libraries: A conversation with librarians and faculty
  • Anne Hays (CSI) Liaising by listening: LGTBQ student usage of the library
  • Miriam Laskin (Hostos) Rocket your research: Hostos Library's one-on-one research consultation program
  • Ajatshatru Pathak & Sarah Johnson (Hunter) Use and awareness of reference management software among community college students
  • Ryan Phillips (Baruch) Evolving company disclosure: Environmental, social, governance data and reporting

2017 LACUNY Grace-Ellen McCrann Lectures / Fall Membership Meeting

Friday, December 08, 2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Limitations of the Gender Field in the Name Authority File - Kimberly R. Abrams, Technical Services and Electronic Resources Librarian, City Tech
  • Utilizing Effective Collaboration Strategies to Implement New Academic Systems - Anthony Bishop, Assistant Professor of Instructional Design/Librarian, BMCC
  • Researching Fashion: What They Wore and How it was Made - Wanett Clyde, Adjunct Reference and Digital Outreach Librarian, Graduate Center
  • Teaching Humorous Accounts of Fake News – and Why They're Not so Funny -  Lane Glisson, E-learning and Instruction Librarian / Assistant Professor, Borough of Manhattan Community College
  • Library Information and Resource Sharing: Transforming Services and Collections - Beth Posner, Associate Professor, Head of Library Resource Sharing, Graduate Center

  • Why Connecting Underrepresented College Students to Public Libraries Matters - Maureen Richards, Assistatnt Professor and Electronic Resources Librarian

  • Archival Curation at the Graduate Center Library: From Display to Collaborative Exhibition - Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz, Assistant Professor, Head of Reference, Grad Center

2016: December 9, New York City College of Technology
Electronic Resource Management with YOURLs - Kimberly Abrams (City Tech)

Infinite Narratives: Librarians as Authors, Libraries as Inspiration - William Blick (QCC)

Cultural study of Citation Practices and Academic Integrity in Japanese Academic Institutions - Yoko Inagi Ferguson (City College)

When YOU Are in Charge: Reflections on Managing Staff in the Library - Trevar Riley-Reid (City College)

Personal Information as Property - Tony Doyle (Hunter)

Zine Author’s Attitudes about Inclusion in Public and Academic Libraries - Anne Hays (College of Staten Island)

2015: December 17, Bronx Community College

1:40-1:50 Researching Queen of The Underworld, a Biography of Sophie Lyons - Barbara Gray
1:50-2:00 Roger H. McDonough: Librarian, Politician and Historian - Robin Brown
2:00-2:10 Lau Kar Leung and the Shaw Bros. Studio in Hong Kong - Eric Pellerin
2:10-2:20 Bronx Faces and Voices - Janet Butler Munch
2:20-2:30 The Architecture of Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum and Patient Experience in the 1860’s - Leslie Ward
2:30-2:40 Counter culture: A Brief Oral History of Independent Record Shops - Lee Ann Fullington
2:40-2:50 Mission work, Conversion and the Italian Immigrant in Turn-of-the-Century New York City: the Story of the Anson Phelps Stokes Italian Free Library - Alexandra de Luise
2:50-3:00 The Preservation Moment - Jeffrey Kroessler
3:00-3:10 Studies in the history of anthropology in the United States - Jay Bernstein
3:10-3:20 African American Diaspora in the Island of Hispaniola: From Oral History to Written History - Reabeka King
3:20-3:30 When It Turns Out the Subject of Your Study has Plagiarized - Amy F. Stempler
3:30-3:40 Women and the policing of criminal abortion services in Progressive Era New York City - Ellen Sexton

2014: December 11, 2014, LaGuardia Community College



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