Please come join us for the Beta Phi Mu Initiation and High Tea which will be held on May 15, 2015 at Pratt Institute.Come and meet the new initiates and network with friends. Following the tea and initiation, you are invited to view the SILS Students Show, highlighting students’ posters and presentations on various topics from current classes, including several BPM initiates.If it is not possible for you to be present you may still donate to the Rhoda Garoogian Memorial Scholarship Fund.Details on the event and the scholarship fund are below. If you have any questions please, email: info at bpmtheta dot orgWe look forward to hearing from you!Sincerely,KarenKaren EraniPresident Beta Phi MuSpring Initiation EventWHEN:Friday, May 15th, 20154-5pm Beta Phi Mu Initiation Ceremony and Tea (PMC room 213)5-7pm Students Show at Pratt Manhattan (PMC 6th floor)7-9pm Graduation Party at Pratt Manhattan (PMC room 213)WHERE:Pratt Institute Manhattan Campus, Room 213144 West 14thNew York, NY 10011212-647-7682L Train to 6 Ave or F/V Trains to 14th Street Walk a half block west.OR1/2/3 to 7th Ave Walk a half block east(Pay Parking is available across the street from Pratt)RSVP TO BETA PHI MU (info at bpmtheta dot org) by May 6, 2015If you cannot attend after your RSVP has been submitted please let us know.Member dues and donation may be paid via postal mail or at the event.Please make checks payable to Beta Phi Mu/Theta Chapter. You may pay at the event or send to: Treasurer, Beta Phi Mu - Theta Chapter c/o Pratt Institute/SILS144 West 14th Street, 6th Floor New York, NY 10011-7301.*The scholarship is given in remembrance of Rhoda Garoogian who served asAssistant Dean and later as Acting Dean (1989-1991) at a critical juncturein the program's history. Enrollment had dropped below 100 students andthe School had been downgraded to a department. Library schools wereclosing nationwide at a rapid rate. In her brief two years, Rhoda doubledenrollment and reestablished SILS as a School. But Rhoda is mostremembered for her many acts of kindness, accessibility, and dedication tostudents. Our Scholarship is given in her spirit that is so much a part ofthe SILS tradition.
Monday, April 20, 2015
Information below via Pratt Institute
May 15, 5–7 PM
Opening Reception: 7–8 PMThis Fifth Annual Showcase highlights extraordinary student work from the School of Information and Library Science. The showcase includes presentations, lightning talks, posters, and digital posters.
For more information:
Pratt Manhattan Campus
144 West 14th Street, Sixth Floor
Reception will be held in Room 213
Sponsored by the School of Information and Library Science
If you are not a student or guest of a student, please use the following form to RSVP:
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Librarians @ Pratt: A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon! hosted by Pratt SILSSA! with Beta-Phi-Mu Theta chapter
Date: Saturday, November 1, 2014
Time: 2-5pm (Workshop from 2-2:45pm, Open editing 2:45-5pm)
Location: PMC, 6th Floor, Room 609
Participants: Open to Pratt Institute students, faculty, staff, and alumni
Take part in expanding the rich history of the SILS program and the Pratt Institute Libraries. We’ll be creating and editing pages about Pratt alumni, faculty, and staff who’ve made a significant contribution to the field of Library and Information Science. In addition we’ll write and create links to a page about the Pratt Institute Libraries.
Join us at 2pm for an editing workshop by Megan Wacha, Barnard Librarian and Pratt SILS alumna, followed by an afternoon of editing.
RSVP by 10/27: http://goo.gl/forms/awHlcHQ8s0
Space is limited.
Questions? Contact Gina Shelton: email@example.com
For more information, view the Wikipedia event page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/Librarians@Pratt
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Beta Phi Mu Theta Chapter proudly announces our Fall Lecture:
Principal Librarian of the Brooklyn Museum
“The hybrid library: The challenges of being a steward of both a physical and digital art library”
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
6:30 – 8:30 pm
Pratt Manhattan Campus
144 West 14th Street
Deirdre Lawrence has been the Principal Librarian at the Brooklyn Museum since 1983. She is a Pratt Alum, receiving her M.L.S. in 1979. At the Brooklyn Museum she has established the Museum Archives and implemented many projects to preserve and make the research collections accessible. Deirdre has overseen a major renovation project, the implementation of an online catalog, and several collaborative projects with other libraries and organizations. Pratt-SILS and the Brooklyn Museum have partnered on IMLS Grants from 2005 to present.
Space is limited; please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday October 13th.