We are identical twins, born in Boise, Idaho in June 1975. We can count on our hands the number of hours we spent apart growing up. We headed to New York City in the fall of 1993 to attend college--Kate at Barnard, Emily at Columbia. We thought,...
Standards, frameworks, and guidelines help us define and describe the work we do to ourselves and to external stakeholders. If budget decisions tell us what our priorities are, documents like the Framework for Information Literacy in Higher...
Emily DrabinskiJoin more than 200 academic library colleagues on Thursday at 11am ET for an @ALA_ACRL discussion of social justice and equity and the standards and frameworks documents that shape information literacy work.
Research Guides: Ebook Collections: Graduate Center Ebook Collections
Emily DrabinskiHey @GC_CUNY students and faculty! Check out the ebooks guide developed by @cunyGClibrary! Includes access to lots of materials publishers are making freely available during COVID closure, and a link to our ebook detective service!
Welcome to the Co-op! We are a group of professors, researchers, librarians, experts, and enthusiasts working to offer free online classes for kids of all ages. Join us to learn together and make it...
Emily Drabinski"Why am I constantly shilling my gf's free free free online synchronous homeschool coop?"
Because we gotta collectivize childcare in some way while we try to get through all of this!
Give us your kid for a minute! And then take ours for a minute!
Come talk about your dogs and meet other people's dogs!
Emily DrabinskiIf your kid has a dog, or is a late(r) riser, or you have an online meeting on Friday at 10am, join my good friend and running buddy who I can't half-marathon train with right now which is its own private devastation among many, @carlynkolker for PUP TALK!
Emily Drabinski@jvinopal@kmilhouse We're recruiting people to teach or talk about whatever! My kid was in an hour long session about serial killers before bed tonight and it was so relaxing. Super fun! You can sign up to lead stuff here
Emily DrabinskiIf you were like, "I wonder how Emily & @kmilhouse are managing gloom & anxiety right now?" the answer is "Organizing free online group classes for kids so parents can get an hour or so of time away from these miscreants to work and/or sob." Sign up here!
I write to advise you that over the weekend, library administration was notified of a potential COVID-19 case among the staff.
Emily DrabinskiThe @cunyGClibrary will be closed until further notice. I am hoping that university administration will close the libraries going forward, in line with the updated NYC COVID response.
Along with the rest of the Graduate Center, the Mina Rees Library is preparing and planning for coronavirus-related disruptions. Plans are constantly evolving, but we want to share what we know at this point: Things To Do ASAP: Make sure you can log...
Faculty at Long Island University have raised concerns about a decision to freeze new enrollments in a number of liberal arts programs.
Emily DrabinskiOne of the first things @LongIslandU pres Kim Cline told faculty upon arrival at the school was a promise to support the history program “as long as it can demonstrate that history is relevant.” Chilled me then, chills me now.
Labor in academic libraries has reemerged as an area of critical interest in both academic library and archives communities. Librarians and archivists have long worked to counter the diminishment of their labor within an academy that centers the...