Writing Access and Innovation Grants (AIG) More Effectively
Monday, October 25, 2021
Date:
Monday, October 25, 2021
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Price (Affiliate Member):
$0.00
Price (Governing):
$0.00
Price (Non-Member):
$0.00
Price (Other NY 3Rs Library Member):
$0.00
Price (Patron Organizational):
$0.00
Price (Patron Personal Member):
$0.00
Price (Patron Student):
$0.00
Price (WNYLRC Staff):
$0.00

Location:
Online via Zoom

Description:
  • With Sheryl Knab, WNYLRC Executive Director
  • Heidi Ziemer, Outreach and Digital Services Coordinator
  • Jason Barone, Technology Services Coordinator

Do you have a collection of materials that you would like to see digitized and made available through NY Heritage? Do you want to create a tour of your library using 360 images?

Has a staff member developed an idea for a new innovative service? Projects such as these are candidates for possible grant funding through the Regional Bibliographic Data Bases and Interlibrary Resources Sharing Program (RBDB). If you have never written an Access and Innovation (AIG) grant or if you want to learn some tips and tricks, please join us for this brief informational program that will provide an overview of the grant process as well as provide suggestions for writing the best possible grant proposal.

Session is 2 hours

Workshop Length:
2
Speaker Name:
Sheryl Knab, Heidi Ziemer, and Jay Barone
Max Class Size:
100

Intersect 2022: Libraries as Evolving Organisms

The WNYLRC Continuing Education Committee is excited to announce that registration is now open for Intersect 2022: Libraries as Evolving Organisms! The cost for this conference will be $35 ($15 for students) and includes lunch. Several WNYLRC Committees are offering sponorships for individuals to attend the Unconference free of cost.

The event will be held in person on October 7, 2022 at the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library - Central Branch. We are excited to be able to see everyone in person again!

The full program and session schedule are available at this link.

During lunch, we are offering: a tour of Buffalo Architecture from Explore Buffalo, a tour of the Central Library, and two creative activities - letterpress printing and bookmaking - from WNYBAC, which is located a short distance from Central Library.

Lunch will be provided by Braymiller.

We will be following up by email with a link to the form to select your lunch and lunchtime activity.

Parking will be available at the Adam Ramp, which has entrances at Ellicott St and Washington St. All attendees will be receiving a barcode that will be presented at the ramp. The barcode ensures your parking will be free of cost.

Presentations during this year's Unconference will include:

  • Every Job Is A Climate Job - Library Edition - Annemarie Gordon
  • Game On! Video Games in Libraries - Brendan Chella
  • Diversity in Collections Grant: Reflections on the Pilot Year - Molly Maloney, Danielle Newman, Allison Vazquez, Heidi Ziemer
  • DEI and the Catalog: Problematic LoC Subject Headings - Rebecca Chapman, Leslie Feldballe, and Jelicia Jimenez
  • Social Media & Libraries: A Panel Discussion - Amanda Lowe
  • Starting a Seed Library: Why You Need One and How To Do It - Amanda Brown and Brenda Johnson
  • Educational Technology in Libraries - Mary Kamela
  • Inclusive and Accessible Virtual Meetings - Emily Carlin, Shawn Lemieux, Molly Maloney, and Allison Vazquez
  • Buffalo Style: Reimagining Citation - Beth Carpenter and Jocelyn Swick-Jemison
  • That All May Read - Shawn Lemieux
  • Check It Out! (a roundtable focusing on non-traditional circulating items) - Emily Benton, Matthew Kazimierz Kochan, Chelsey Lonberger, Jacob Rachwal, and Lisa Sullivan

Sponsorship information:

The following WNYLRC Committees have agreed to sponsor conference attendance for selected registrants. The available sponsorships are:

  1. The Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism (EDIAr) Committee is sponsoring five attendees who identify as BIPOC on a first-come, first-served basis, prioritizing attendees who do not have other conference funding available. If you would like to apply for this sponsorship, please click here to fill out the required information on why you wish to attend, whether you identify as BIPOC, and whether you have other conference funding available]
  2. The Library Support Staff Committee is sponsoring five attendees who work as library support staff in WNYLRC member libraries on a first-come, first-served basis, prioritizing attendees who do not have other conference funding available. Fill out the application here.
  3. The WNYLRC Resource Sharing Committee is also providing sponsorship. Fill out the application here.
  4. The WNYLRC Preservation Committee is proud to sponsor two attendees of Intersect Unconference 2022 who represent GLAM (galleries, specialized libraries, archives, and museums) institutions throughout Western NY.  This sponsorship is open to both students and employees, with the hopes of encouraging more GLAM-focused attendance and content at the Intersect Unconference. Fill out the application here.

To apply for a sponsorship, please fill out the required information by September 30, 2022. The committees will make their selections and notify sponsorship recipients by this date as well..

 

The purpose of Intersect is to facilitate a culture of co-learning among librarians and other interested professionals in the region by bringing people together to network and share ideas in an interactive, engaging, informal setting where participants determine the content. 

We hope that you can join us this year!