#NJLA17 Programming Spotlight: College and University Section

The 2017 NJLA Conference is loaded with programs tailored to the needs and interests of college and university librarians. This year, the sessions sponsored and co-sponsored by the College and University Section are spread throughout the Conference, with a Preconference on Monday, four programs on Tuesday, and another seven on Wednesday for a total of 12 CUS programs! Experience the full Conference for three days of Beyond the Box professional development, networking, and camaraderie.


  • Preconference Library Workers Today: Strong Staff Equals Strong Service
    • 1 PM - 4:30 PM


  • Introverted Leadership: How Introversion Leads to Success
    • 9 AM – 9:50 AM
  • Step Out of the Information Literacy Assessment Box: Determining Library Impact on Student Learning Via a Longitudinal Study
    • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
  • Rutgers Book Showcase
    • 3:10 PM – 4 PM
  • Instructional Assessment Strategies at Your Library!
    • 4:10 PM – 5 PM


  • Helping the Dream: Supporting Undocumented Students and Patrons
    • 9 AM – 9:50 AM
  • Narratives of Library Power: The Stories Library Shelves Tell
    • 9 AM – 9:50 AM
  • Building an e-Book Collection via Demand-Driven Acquisition9 AM – 9:50 AM
  • Having Your Voice Heard: Effectively Communicating Your Public Service
    • 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
  • CUS Luncheon: Local Contexts, National Demands: Navigating Standards in Academic Libraries featuring Emily Drabinski of LIU, Brooklyn
    • 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
  • Beyond the Browser: A Jump-Start to Promoting Your Library’s e-Resources
    • 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
  • CUS Awards Forum
    • 3:40 PM – 4:30 PM

In addition to attending programs and the CUS Luncheon, join us to cheer on the winners of three NJLA CUS/ACRL-NJ awards at the NJLA Awards Reception. The recipients of the Distinguished Service Award, Research Award, and Technology Innovation Award will be announced at this free event on Tuesday evening from 6 PM to 8 PM. Refreshments will be served!

We can’t wait to see you in AC, Academics!

Adriana Mamay and the 2016-2017 NJLA Conference Committee