As we reflect today on Queen Elizabeth’s long and amazing life, I wanted to share the story of her Deaf mother-in-law, the first great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria. Her name was Princess Alice of Battenberg (after marriage, named Princess Andrew of Greece). She was considered one of the most beautiful princesses during that time.
On Friday, October 28th from 1-2 pm, Sarah Kinor, NTID Liberal Studies professor, will lead a book discussion on "Deaf Republic". It will be held at CSD-2425 (SDC Community Study Room). Light refreshments will be served. Register at bit.ly/deafrep
There will be a Deaf Republic Book giveaway on Wed. 10/19 from 12 pm - 2 pm at the Coffee Grind. Jeanne Behm, Coordinator of RADSCC, and Joan Naturale, NTID Librarian, will pass out free books courtesy of NTID Performing Arts chair, Jill Bradbury.
There is a reading InfoGuide to give you background about the book.
Women’s History Month was officially established in 1978, but women have been challenging stereotypes and overcoming barriers much longer than that. The achievements of these seven Deaf women prove exactly that! Celebrate their successes by learning about these big firsts for the Deaf community and for the world.
The article "Deaf Women Fought for the Right to Vote" has been adapted for middle/high school students and a lesson plan is available. It's an interactive article. Sign up for a free account. There are readings on a variety of topics.
At San Jose School of Information, they are hosting a Deaf Community and Culture Symposium on April 21st from 4-6 EST focusing on library collections and services. This is a free symposium and you can register through this link.
Recognizing Deaf Women from CSD Learns Deaf Women United (DWU) is a national organization dedicated to deaf women. Every year in March, they recognize and honor 31 deaf women by posting one of their names, photos, and bios each day! Check out the past week’s worth of entries. Interested to see DWU’s past eight years’ worth of recognition?
RIT Libraries’ annual event, is back live and in person this year! This event is held in honor of Women's History Month. Our goal is to build the body of knowledge about women on Wikipedia, while also getting more women interested in editing entries today and in the future. I challenge you to add a book, article, video, or link to a biographical entry. It's easy!
Friday, March 25th, 2022 12 pm-3 pm Ritter Arena -Registration not required
We have a new Citation InfoGuide containing resources for a variety of citation information. These resources include free sites made available by APA, MLA, IEEE, and Chicago, library resources that support a variety of styles, citation management tools, and recommended free citation generators. The guide can be found via the same drop-down menu under the “Research Help” tab on the library’s homepage, by searching for citation in the search bar on the library’s infoguide landing page, or via the link.
Please join us for a Franco-American Partnership book talk, a special presentation sponsored by the RADSCC, MSSE, and Joan Naturale, our NTID Librarian who will be moderating the event. Chris Kurz and Mireille Golaszewski, the authors will discuss the new book and bilingual pedagogical materials on the legacy of the Franco-American partnership in Deaf education, highlighting milestones in the partnership.
Tenure Track Faculty 5958BR National Technical Institute for the Deaf NTID Liberal Studies
Detailed Job Description The Department of Liberal Studies at the National Technical Institute for the Deaf invite applications for one faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment. Application reviews will begin during Fall 2021. The new Deaf Cultural Studies Assistant or Associate Professor will:
Need materials the library doesn't have? Request them through Interlibrary Loan (ILL). Online students, please use ILL to request books and articles. Local RIT students on campus can use Connect NY to request books, and ILL to request articles. It takes up to 2 business days to get a Connect NY book, and up to 5 business days to get materials from ILL (although articles are usually fast, especially if you have the doi number-you can get the article within an hour!).
I will be in the study room across from the Dining Commons during my outreach hours. Every week, the schedule varies, so I will post weekly updates to my schedule. Feel free to stop by with your questions!
If you would like to have an access pass, you need to fill out this form. You need to apply for this every year. There is a website with more information about the RRLC Access Pass program. Undergraduates, graduates, faculty and staff may apply for this pass which will allow them to visit area libraries and borrow their materials.
Some of our books and DVDs are at an off-site facility. You need to request the book or DVD if you see that it is not available at Ritter Library. It will say Library Offsite Collections. Suppose you want The Beginning American Sign Language DVDs. Click on the image to access the video or follow the directions below.
My hours tend to be Momday-Friday from 8-5 except when I have meetings, classes, and consultations. In addition to contacting me via e-mail, chat, and videophone, I have added Zoom room availability. When it is open, you will first be in the waiting room.