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Past President Stephanie McReynolds Receives the UNYSLA Chapter Merit Award.

 

Stephanie JH McReynolds was presented with the 2017 Upstate New York SLA (UNYSLA) Chapter Member Merit Award at the UNYSLA business meeting on September 22, 2017. Stephanie is the Business & Management Librarian at Bird Library at Syracuse University. She holds a B.A. in English from Saint Louis University, an M.A. in Library Science from University of Missouri-Columbia.

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Congratulations to President-Elect, Ruth Owens!

On Friday, September 22nd, current UNYSLA President Zari Kamarei transferred the gavel to President-Elect Ruth Owens. Congratulations, Ruth, and best of luck on behalf of UNYSLA!

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UNYSLA Business Meeting followed by Happy Hour in Syracuse

UNYSLA Business Meeting followed by Happy Hour in Syracuse

You’re invited to the annual business meeting of Upstate New York Chapter of SLA on September 22nd at 4 pm. This meeting will be held virtually and will cover what is happening in our Upstate chapter including the upcoming chapter election, opportunities to help build your network of special librarians in your area, financial standing and details about our Spring 2018 conference. This is a great opportunity for members to attend our chapter meetings with the ease of remote participation. RSVP is appreciated by September 15th to Ruth Owens (rmowens@esf.edu).

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SLUSH at Bar Argos!

SLUSH at Bar Argos!

Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, May 16th at 5pm! 

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

If you haven’t been, Bar Argos offers great atmosphere and an exciting, unusual cocktail menu.

It’s located within walking distance from campus, and there is a small parking lot.

Come toast with us!

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Student Shadow Emma Rogers Recaps on the Spring Conference

UNY/SLA’s 2017 Spring Conference – Government Data: By the People, for the People

Thank you again for allowing me to participate as a shadow student in UNYSLA’s spring conference Government Data: By the People, For the People. I made many wonderful connections and gained valuable insight into the challenges libraries face in the age of mass data.

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Registration is now closed.

Registration for UNYSLA’s spring conference: Government Data: By the People, For the People is now closed. See you in Albany!

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SLUSH at The Watershed

SLUSH at The Watershed

Please mark your calendars for Saturday, January 29th at 4pm and SLUSH at the Watershed!

The Watershed is a recently-opened bar and gathering space that offers tea, coffee, cocktails, local beer, wine, and a modest food menu, plus a free library of their own.

The Watershed is located at 121 MLK Jr. Street Ithaca, NY 14850.

Come toast the New Year with us!

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Big Data 2020 Webinar: Big Data, Big Opportunities for Info Pros

Thursday, November 17 at 10:00 a.m. EST.

InfoDesk and Dow Jones to present part-two of the “2020 Vision” webinar series

InfoDesk and Dow Jones have announced the second of the three-part webinar series: “2020 Vision: The Future of Business Information.” This webinar will feature author, speaker and consultant Amy Affelt, who will discuss how librarians and information professionals can leverage their existing knowledge and research skills in order to morph into new roles in the ever-evolving field of data science.

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Save the Date!

Mark your calendars for the Spring 2018 UNYSLA Conference: Lead From Where You Are

 

When: April 13th, 2018

Where: Rochester, NY

 

Check back soon for more details!

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