Powers, Meredith
 

Powers, Meredith

Curriculum Vitae
Reference Librarian
Instructor
Library

Phone: 718-262-2018
Office Location: AC-3G05A
MPowers@york.cuny.edu
https://meredithannepowers.com/

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
MA  Queens College  Data Science & Applied Social Research  candidate 
MLIS  Pratt Institute  Library & Information Science  2015 
BA  City College of New York  Psychology  2013 
certificate  New York State Certification  Public Librarian  2017 

Areas of Expertise

User Experience
Digital Privacy
Young Adult Librarianship

Books in Field Of Expertise

Costello, L. & Powers, M. (Eds.). Developing In-House Digital Tools in Library Spaces. Hershey, PA: IGI Global, 2017. .

Articles in Field Of Expertise

Chapters in Field Of Expertise

Costello, L., Powers, M., & Haugh, D. "Pedagogy & Prototyping in Library Makerspaces." The Makerspace Librarian's Sourcebook. 2017: 29-49.

Reviews in Field Of Expertise

"Library Journal" : .

 

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Creating & Modifying Open Educational Resources: A Cost Benefit Analysis for Low-Budget, No-Budget Libraries (Poster Session) " October 2017: Presented at the Stony Brook University Open Access Symposium, Stony Brook, NY.

" LITA Top Tech Trends (Co-presenters Ken Varnum, Cynthia Hart, Bill Jones, & Gena Marker) " January 2017: Presented at the American Library Association Midwinter Conference, Atlanta, GA.

" LIS Career Panel " November 2016: Presented at Department of Library and Information Science, St. John’s University, Jamaica, NY.

" Pokemon Go to the Library " August 2016: Presented at Brooklyn Public Library’s Annual TeacherLab Workshop Series, Brooklyn, NY.

" Digital Privacy: Hands-on Tactics and Tools for Libraries (Co-presenter Bex Hurwitz) " August 2016: Presented at the Metropolitan New York Library Council, New York, NY.

" 3D Printing and Education (Co-presenters Laura Costello & Dana Haugh) " October 2015: Presented at the New York Library Association's Annual Conference and Trade Show, Lake Placid, NY.

" Gettin’ GIFfy with It (Co-presenters Laura Costello & Dana Haugh) " October 2015: Presented at the New York Library Association's Annual Conference and Trade Show, Lake Placid, NY.

" Building the Future of Libraries with #Homemade Digital Tools Poster Session (Co-presenter Laura Costello) " June 2015: Presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

" Service Experience Design Discussion Facilitation " June 2015: Presented at the American Library Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, CA.

" Crowdsourcing Culture: Instagram as Curation, Participation, and Documentation " April 2015: Presented at the Personal Digital Archiving Conference at New York University, New York, NY.

" Web Archiving Art Resources (Co-presenters Sumitra Duncan, Molly Seegers, Seth Persons, Caitlin Harrington, Tali Han, & Annalise Welte) " November 2014: Presented for the Society of American Archivists, New York, NY.

Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

Fecke Endowment Scholar: 2015.

Dália Leonardo Library School Scholarship: 2014.

Other Professional Activities and Public Service

Column Editor. Problem Solved–Serials Review: 2017-.

ALA SustainRT Programming Committee: 2017-2019.

ALA LITA National Forum Planning Committee: 2017.

Brooklyn Public Library Technology Training and Curriculum Committee: 2017.

Brooklyn Public Library Young Adult Web Steering Committee: 2015-2016.

Member of Association of College and Research Libraries / Greater New York Metropolitan Area Chapter (ACRL/NY): 2016-Present.

Member of Young Adult Library Services Association: 2015-Present.

Member of American Library Association: 2013-Present.

Member of Metropolitan New York Library Council: 2013-Present.