Workshop: Streamline Your Teaching w/ CUNY Librarians

It can be exhausting when you’re trying to teach the course content that’s specific to your discipline, but you end up spending tons of class time with students just covering research paper basics (how to find sources that aren’t Wikipedia, how not to plagiarize those sources, etc etc). Your campus librarians can help!

See this helpful post from “I Don’t Have Time to Teach That: The Benefits of Faculty-Librarian Collaborations”

We’ll be hearing more at the Purposeful Pedagogy conference this Friday, May 1st. One of the breakout sessions will feature four CUNY librarians, who will discuss how instructors can effectively collaborate with librarians in the classroom.

RSVP for the 2:45pm breakout session here. Here’s an updated description:

Breakout Session: CUNY Librarians : Collaborators, Supporters, Friends

2:45-4:00 p.m

Description: CUNY librarians from across the boroughs will provide an overview of why libraries are useful tools to incorporate into the classroom and how libraries and librarians can support both instructors and students. Students will leave learning how to contact librarians at their assigned campuses, and with an understanding for how libraries can enhance their curriculum through assignment development, research skills instruction and resource identification.


  • Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz, Reference and Instruction, Graduate Center
  • Miriam Laskin, Coordinator of Instructional Services & Reference Librarian, Hostos Community College
  • John Pell, Reference and Instruction Librarian liaison to the CUNY School of Public Health, Hunter College
  • Mariana Regalado, Head of Information Services, Brooklyn College