Thursday, March 14th from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Please join us for the first annual science librarian and science information professionals mini conference at Barnard College in New York City, co-sponsored by Barnard College, New York University Libraries, Columbia University Libraries, The Cooper Union Library, and the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO).
This mini conference aims to bring together STEM librarians, library workers, LIS students, and other STEM-focused information professionals to build community, share ideas, and discuss critical approaches to instruction and research.
Our closing keynote speaker will be Peace Ossom, MLS, MS, AHIP, who will present "New Ways to Data Today: The Evolving World and Demands for Research Services in Academic Libraries." Ossom is the Associate Director, NNLM National Center for Data Services at NYU Health Sciences Library and Associate Curator, NYU Grossman School of Medicine. Ossom's expertise includes research data services, scholarly communications, and health sciences information literacy. In recognition of her research, Peace received the 2021 Texas Woman’s University Hallmark Alumni Award as well as the Medical Library Association’s 2020 Ida and George Eliot Prize which recognizes the most effective article in furthering medical librarianship. She has experience in a wide variety of roles, and is an active educator, teaching both “Research Data Services in Libraries” at San Jose State University’s graduate iSchool program and “Public Health Informatics” at The University of Texas at Arlington’s undergraduate public health program.
Date: Thursday, March 14 and Friday, March 15, from 9am to 5pm each day
Location: The Milstein Center at Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027, and online
Price: In-person $15 registration fee includes both days of the conference and lunch (for those observing Ramadan, we will have takeaway containers). Please register for the in-person event here.
Virtual Option: If you would prefer to attend remotely, we are offering that option at no charge. Please register for the virtual session here. Zoom login instructions for individual tracks will be emailed to registrants closer to the event date.
Registration is open through March 1, 2024.
Have you got an idea for a session or workshop? Submit your proposal ideas by February 9, 2024, using this form: https://barnard.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5bvewd2d4K78Nj8