This program, co-sponsored by ACRL/NY and the Polytechnic Institute of New York University, focuses on the rewards and challenges of using archival sources in the classroom.
Elizabeth Call, Brooklyn Historical Society librarian responsible for the repository’s books, maps, and special collections;
Dr. Elaine Carey, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of History, St. John's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences;
Robin M. Katz, Brooklyn Historical Society Outreach and Public Services Archivist, Co-coordinator of BHS Students and Faculty in the Archives (SAFA) project;
Dr. Christopher Leslie, Instructor of Media, Science, and Technology Studies at Polytechnic Institute of New York University (NYU/Poly)
These experts will share their experiences as instructors, librarians, and archivists in a panel discussion with extensive time for questions and discussion. Anyone who uses primary source material will enjoy and learn from this unique session. Registration is free.
Instruction/Reference Librarian, New York City College of Technology (CUNY)
Chair, ACRL/NY Special Collections and Archives Discussion Group
Archivist and User Services Librarian, NYU/Poly