Tokunbo Adeshina, Access Services Librarian, Bronx Community College of the City University of New York, selected winner of the STARS Atlas Systems Mentoring Award
“Congratulations! Thank you for your work in Access Services and Interlibrary Loan.” – Award Committee statement
As a first-year professional within resource sharing community, Tokunbo has sought peer mentoring, professional development, and advice from his CUNY colleagues. He has also participated on the Library Association of CUNY (LACUNY) Interlibrary Roundtable and represents the BCC Library on the Metropolitan New York Library Council interlibrary loan group, and SUNY-led Information Delivery Services (IDS) project group which are support networks addressing library resource sharing concerns and efficiencies. He led the BCC library Alma and ILLiad integration that utilizes CUNY Single Sign-On (SSO) protocol for interlibrary services. Finally, he is also a member of the Facebook group for interlibrary loan librarians.
As a result of this award, he is hoping to cultivate good peer mentoring relationships by attending ALA Annual and bring back valuable resource sharing strategies for advancing Bronx Community College’s resource sharing services.
The selection committee was Chaired by Krista Higham.