Bordonaro Publishes Book

Karen Bordonaro, Liaison / Teaching and Learning Librarian at Brock University, has recently published a book that explores library and language learning in higher education.

The Intersection of Library Learning and Second-Language Learning: Theory and Practice considers the professional practices of librarians and language instructors in working with international students and intends to help develop learning in both areas.

Additional information about the book can be found at:

http://www.amazon.com/The-Intersection-Library-Learning-Second-Language/dp/1442227036/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1389640194&sr=8-1&keywords=intersection+of+library+learning+and+second-language+learning

Stoss Presentation and Profile

Fred Stoss, Associate Librarian in the Arts & Sciences Libraries at the SUNY University at Buffalo was profiled in the chapter, “Librarians as Sustainability Advocates, Educators, and Entrepreneurs,” in the book The Entrepreneurial Librarian: Essays on the Infusion of Private-Business Dynamism into Professional Service ( for his work related to sustainability and promotion of the concepts related to  “Green Libraries”.

Fred gave several presentations of note. “Role of STEM Data and Information in an Environmental Decision-making Scenario: The Case of Climate Change,” was an invited presentation for the Science-Based Policy Development in the Environment, Food, Health, and Transport Sectors Symposium at the American Chemical Society’s National Meeting in Indianapolis on September 9, 2013. He later presented “The Nature Journal: Gateway for Stimulating and Sustaining Children’s (and their educators) Interests in Nature and the Outdoors,” at the Annual Meeting of the New York State Outdoor Education Association on October 25th, in Albany, NY

WNYO ACRL Extends Reach

Recent additions to our ranks have greatly increased the geographic distribution of our organization (see map below). Please help us continue this positive trend by joining and be a part of our quest to conquer the entire Northeast (or at least Western NY and Southern Ontario) with our informative programming.

Visit our web page at http//wnyoacrl.org/membership-information for details.

 

map of members