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Registration now Open for UNYSLA’s Fall Conference!

Registration now Open for UNYSLA’s Fall Conference!

Registration is now open for UNYSLA’s fall conference: Staying Relevant, Keeping Connected at the Community Room held in the Central Library, Onondaga County Public Libraries (OCPL), Syracuse, NY on Friday, October 21st. Please join the Upstate New York chapter of SLA (UNYSLA) to discuss how to stay relevant and maintain connections with your user base in changing times, […]

SLUSH at Ithaca Beer

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, September 22 at 5 pm and SLUSH at the Ithaca Beer Company!

The Ithaca Beer Company is located at 122 Ithaca Beer Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850.

If you haven’t been, the Ithaca Beer Company offers great beer, great food, and (while the weather is nice) excellent outdoor seating! 

There’s even a parking lot.

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SLUSH at Bar Argos

Please mark your calendars for Thursday, July 21 at 5 pm and join us for SLUSH at Argos!

Bar Argos is located within the Argos Inn in downtown Ithaca at 408 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. StreetIthaca, NY 14850

If you haven’t been, Bar Argos offers great atmosphere and an exciting, unusual cocktail menu. It’s located walking distance from Cornell’s campus, and there is a small parking lot.

To hear all the latest about upcoming SLUSH events visit them on facebook.

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Untethering the Academic Librarian

When/Where: July 14-15, 2016, Syracuse University
Early Bird Registration Rate: $80/person ($100 May 24+)
Library Science Students: $25 ($10 if attending only the evening of the 14th)
Payment: Check, PayPal, or Credit Card
Housing Information: Dorm rooms available!

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Student Shadow Kristen Thornton-De Stafeno on Spring Conference: Take the Opportunity to Attend Regional Conferences!

Kristen Thornton-De Stafeno attended UNYSLA’s Spring Conference as a student shadow and authored the following post commenting on her experience. Kristen received her Bachelor’s Degree in History and English from Binghamton University. She worked in the Pleasant Valley Free Library for two years before starting coursework for her M.S.I.S. at the University at Albany, State University of New York, where she is currently employed as a student assistant at the Dewey Graduate Library. After graduating in May 2017, she hopes to go into public libraries.

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Student Shadow Laurie Dreyer on Spring Conference Lessons: Encourage a Love of Learning

Laurie Dreyer, a graduating MSIS student, attended the UNYSLA event “Career Development, Plan your Future” on Friday April 22, at the University at Albany’s Science Library as a student shadow and authored the following reflection. Dreyer hopes to join an academic organization in an instructional or reference capacity upon her graduation in May.

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Jennifer Jeffery: If You Can’t Go to the National Conferences, Go to the Regional Ones!

Jennifer Jeffery, an atendee at our recent spring conference wrote an excellent article on professional development in library school and included a section discussing the value of attending regional conferences. We are thrilled that she was willing to let us share it with you!

Jennifer writes:

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SLUSH at Bar Argos

Please mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 25 at 5 pm and join us for SLUSH at Argos!

Bar Argos is located within the Argos Inn in downtown Ithaca at 408 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. StreetIthaca, NY 14850

If you haven’t been, Bar Argos offers great atmosphere and an exciting, unusual cocktail menu. It’s located walking distance from campus, and there is a small parking lot.

To hear all the latest about upcoming SLUSH events visit them on facebook.

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Registration Closed – see you in Albany!

Registration has closed for:

Career Development, Plan Your Future!

But, even if you haven’t registered, you are welcome to join us for any or all of the following activities the day before the conference!

UNYSLA Schedule for Thursday, April 21

Upstate New York Chapter of SLA Board Meeting

Our UNYSLA board meeting is open to all UNYSLA members. Members are welcome to join the board meeting in person or via GoToMeeting.

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About UNYSLA

UNYSLA is the upstate New York chapter of SLA. We provide professional development programming and networking opportunities for special librarians and information professionals.

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