Posters, Presentations &  Committee Service

Deptula, M. & Van Alstyne, S. (2019, June). “Evidence-Driven Decisions for Selecting Academic Library Electronic Resources.” Poster Presentation at EBLIP10, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland.


Van Alstyne (2019, May). “Diversifying Library Collections.” Panel Presentation at HASTAC 2019, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.


Navigating a Doctoral Journey:A Panel Discussion, New Jersey Association of School Librarians , Long Branch, NJ, 

(2018, December)

Van Alstyne (2018, September). “Beyond Data: The Need for Holistic Assessment of Academic Library Services.” Session at Drexel University Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning Assessment. September 13, 2018, Drexel University.


Van Alstyne, S. (2018, January). Aligning Business & Technology Strategies.

Track/Session Chair at NJ EdgeCon 2018. January 11-12, 2018, Whippany, N.J.


McFadden, L. & Van Alstyne, S. (2017, June).  Manager Swap: Transforming Old Spaces with Fresh Eyes. Poster presented at the American Library Association (ALA) 2017 Annual Conference. June 25, 2017, McCormick Place.


Van Alstyne, S. (2017, January). Access Services Leading the Change.” Co-presenter at Virtual Academic Library Environment (VALE) 2017 Annual Conference. January 6, 2017, Rutgers University, Piscataway N.J.


Van Alstyne, S. (2016). Library Spaces: Inspiration and Collaboration. In Bradford Lee Eden (Ed.). Marketing and Outreach for the Academic Library: New Approaches and Initiatives.Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. 


Deptula, M. & Van Alstyne, S. (2016, May). We are all in this together: academic library for the 21st-century campus. Poster presented at the New Jersey Library Association Annual Conference (NJLA) May 17, 2015, Harrah’s Waterfront Convention Center, Atlantic City, N.J. 


Deptula, M., McFadden, L., & Van Alstyne, S., Library as Place with You in Focus.” Virtual Academic Library Environment (VALE) 2016 Annual Conference. January 15, 2016, Rutgers University, Piscataway N.J.


Van Alstyne, S.  Supporting Entrepreneurship across Campus.”Co-presenter at American Library Association (ALA) 2016 Midwinter conference. January 9, 2016, Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Boston, MA.


McFadden, L. & Van Alstyne, S. (2015, June).  Nine Campus Libraries Transforming

Circulation to Reflect Shifting Library Use Behaviors. Poster presented at the American Library Association (ALA) 2015 Annual Conference. June 27, 2015, Moscone Convention Center, San Francisco, CA.


McFadden, L. & Van Alstyne, S. (2015, April). To The Edge and Beyond: Changing

Circulation Policies to Reflect Changing User Behaviors. Poster presented at the New Jersey Library Association Annual Conference (NJLA) April 22, 2015, Ocean Place Resort, and Long Branch, N.J. 


Leftwich, J., McNellis, W., & Van Alstyne, S. "The Synergy between Faculty and

Librarian: Assignments that Sizzle." Annual Conference, the Consortium for Critical Reading, Writing, and Thinking (CCRWT) October 25, 2014, St. John’s University’s Manhattan Campus.


Van Alstyne, S.(2014, June).Promoting Student Awareness of Preservation Resources. Poster presented at Celebrating Past, Present & Future-2014 History and Historic Preservation Conference. June 5, 2014, Brookdale Community College, Lincroft, N.J. 


Coffey, G., Netzer-Wajda, C., Rivera, E. & Van Alstyne, S. (2011). Remote control: information literacy at your fingertips. In Gerald T Burke (Ed.).Information literacy through the streets of Hollywood. Pittsburgh, PA: Library Instruction Publications.

Professional membership, honors, and activities 

  • The Education and Emerging Technology Practice Group Member and Teaching with Technology Showcase: Excellence in Action 2019 Conference Organizer (February 22, 2019)

  • Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)CODiE award judge in the 2019 Best Source for Library, Reference or Education Resources; also 2018 Judge in the Best Higher Education Learning Content Solution category.

  • Chaired Aligning Business & Technology Strategies. Track/Session at NJ EdgeCon 2018, January 11-12, 2018, Whippany, N.J.Middle States Volunteer, Hudson County Tri-District Hack-A-Thon, Liberty Science Center June 2, 2018

  • Peer reviewer, Program Committee for IEEE TALE 2018.

  • Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) Volunteer Compliance Reviewer (January 2016; January 2017)

  • NJLA Scholarship Committee (2013-2016; Chair 2016-2017)

  • LibraryLinkNJ Discount Advisory Group (2013-2016)

  • Leadership Berkeley 2016 Class

  • Beta Phi Mu, the International Library and Information Science Honor Society

  • American Library Association (ALA)

  • New Jersey Library Association (NJLA)

  • Clifton, N.J. Historical Commission (2014-2016)

  • Copyright Clearance Center 2014 scholarship recipient to attend ALA annual conference in Las Vegas

  • NJ Professional Librarian Certificate


Berkeley College Committees

  • Library Directors Council

  • Executive Committee 

  • Access Services Committee (chair,2012-2014; member 2015-present)

  • Electronic Resources & Technology Committee (2015-present)

  • NJ Faculty Association, Third Vice President; Corresponding Secretary (2012-2014)

  • Student Concern Committee (2010-2014)

  • User Experience Committee (2010-2012;2016-2017)

  • Student Library Advisory Council (facilitator, 2012-2015)

  • Virtual Reference Committee (2014-2015)

  • Assessment Committee (2015 -2017)