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Powers, Meredith

Curriculum Vitae
Reference Librarian

Library

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

Education

Degree Institution Field Dates
MLIS  Pratt Institute  Library & Information Science  2015 
BA  City College of New York  Psychology  2013 

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. .

Chapters in Field Of Expertise

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

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" 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.