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  • Friday, February 28, 2020
  • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Graduate Center, room C198

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Old Traditions vs New Imperatives: Subject Liaisons in Today’s Academic Library 

Friday, February 28, 2020 2:00pm-4:00pm
CUNY Graduate Center, Rooms C198

With less emphasis on collections and the frequent use of patron-driven acquisitions, subject liaison roles have been shifting. Library subject specialists are reaching out to their campus communities to support students and classroom faculty in innovative ways. But with “New Imperatives” are we extending or losing core values? 

  • Elvis Bakaitis- The Graduate Center Library; New York City College of Technology (CityTech): The Humanities and OER Mythbusting at CUNY
  • William Blick- Queensborough Community College: Every Picture Tells a Story: Teaching Visual Literacy in Library Classes
  • Julia Furay and Mark Eaton- Kingsborough Community College: Almost automated: How we built a desktop application to help us maintain a new books LibGuide
  • Madeline M. Ruggiero- Queensborough Community College: Untold Stories: Innovation in Teaching Primary Sources through Collaboration
  • Linda Miles- Hostos Community College: Reading and Writing as "Librarians' Work"
  • Nancy Foasberg, Jeremy Czerw, and Kristin Hart, Queens College: Different perspectives on the library’s evolving liaison model

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