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9 07, 2020

Library Connections in Remote Times – Summer #4

2020-07-09T15:41:14-04:00

Student Spotlight Todd Bristow is an MCNY MBA student, class of 2020,who has held leadership positions in the nonprofit sector. The library was fortunate to have his attendance at our last conversation event, “The Anti-Racist [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times – Summer #42020-07-09T15:41:14-04:00
9 07, 2020

Library Connections in Remote Times – Summer #3

2020-07-09T15:23:59-04:00

The Anti-Racist Reading List - Then and Now: Framing the Conversation By Tina Callender, Evening Reference Librarian Weary and exhausted from the pandemic and being socially distanced, isolated from family and friends, at the end of May I --like so [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times – Summer #32020-07-09T15:23:59-04:00
30 06, 2020

Post-Traditional Students, the Hidden Cultures of College, and Self-Directed Learning

2020-07-01T13:05:11-04:00

By Michael Schoch, LEC Writing Specialist Most MCNY students are adult learners who commute to school, work jobs, and raise families—characteristics that label them “non-traditional” college students. But, as Madeline St. Amour observes in a recent article in Inside Higher Ed, this demographic will soon represent the majority of higher education students.  This is [...]

Post-Traditional Students, the Hidden Cultures of College, and Self-Directed Learning2020-07-01T13:05:11-04:00
22 06, 2020

Library Connections in Remote Times – Summer #2

2020-07-03T07:11:21-04:00

A Different Kind of Book Club  By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services  When we (the library staff) started talking about moving our monthly programs to the virtual world, we thought about what that could/would [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times – Summer #22020-07-03T07:11:21-04:00
30 05, 2020

Library Connections in Remote Times – Summer #1

2020-06-19T16:09:27-04:00

Your Library Staff: Remote and Available  As libraries across the world scramble to meet the needs of their communities in a newly virtual world and MCNY undertakes its first full-fledged online semester, our library staff asked [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times – Summer #12020-06-19T16:09:27-04:00
1 05, 2020

Library Connections in Remote Times #10: Special May Day Edition

2020-06-19T16:09:58-04:00

May Day Is Labor Day around the World By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services  Today is an important day. It's May 1st, May Day or International Worker's Day -- a celebration that dates to the 19th century. Did you [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times #10: Special May Day Edition2020-06-19T16:09:58-04:00
15 04, 2020

Library Connections in Remote Times #9

2020-06-19T16:10:30-04:00

Parting Words—for Now!  By Kate Adler, Director of Library Services  This is our last issue of the semester of the Library Connections in Remote Times Newsletter. We'll be back in the summer, but on a bi-weekly basis. [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times #92020-06-19T16:10:30-04:00
15 04, 2020

Library Connections in Remote Times #8

2020-04-15T10:34:25-04:00

Today  By Natalia Sucre, Digital and Instruction Services Librarian  As the pandemic continues, we have to adjust not only to unprecedented circumstances, but to the loss of family, friends, neighbors, losses which we cannot honor according to our [...]

Library Connections in Remote Times #82020-04-15T10:34:25-04:00