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Elaine Lasda Bergman Receives 2016 UNYSLA Member Merit Award!

Elaine Lasda Bergman Receives 2016 UNYSLA Member Merit Award!

Elaine Lasda Bergman was presented with the 2016 Upstate New York SLA (UNYSLA) Chapter Member Merit Award at the UNYSLA conference on October 21, 2016.  For those that don’t know Elaine, she is the Subject Librarian for Social Welfare, Gerontology, and the Dewey Library Reference collection at the Dewey Graduate Library at the University of Albany.  She holds a B.A. in History from the SUNY College at Oswego, an M.L.S. from the University at Albany, and Master’s-level Certificate of Advanced Study in Data Science from Syracuse University.

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Allison Perry to Receive Upstate New York Chapter Member Merit Award

Allison Perry to Receive Upstate New York Chapter Member Merit Award

It is my honor to announce that Allison Perry has won our Upstate New York Chapter Member Merit Award. While Allison was unable to attend our fall conference on October 16, her receipt of the award was announced then, and she will be officially presented with the Member Merit Award at our conference in the spring.

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Syracuse Area Librarians/LIS Mixer on April 28

Syracuse Area Librarians/LIS Mixer on April 28

Please come and chat with library colleagues at an informal social get together scheduled for:

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
5-8 p.m.
Sitrus on the Hill, Sheraton Syracuse University
801 University Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210

Appetizers will be provided.  A cash bar and additional food is also available for order.

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Registration Coming Soon!

Registration Coming Soon!

A Look at Library Spaces *

Date: Friday, 17 April 2015
Time: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Location: Carlson Library on River Campus at the University of Rochester, NY (map)

Join UNYSLA for lively presentations and a panel discussion on academic, public, and special library spaces!

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Meet our Board Member: Susan Kendrick

As part of UNYSLA’s Board Member profile series, we take a look at Susan Kendrick…

Susan Kendrick, is the current UNYSLA chapter president. She is a business librarian at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. A typical workday involves assisting students, faculty, and staff with finding information sources and creating research strategies. In addition, Susan oversees collection development for the graduate business program works collaboratively with other librarians across campus to maximize access to business resources across campus.

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Registration Open! – Altmetrics are here: Are you ready to help your researchers?

Registration Open! – Altmetrics are here: Are you ready to help your researchers?

Altmetrics are here: Are you ready to help your researchers?

Scholarship is changing, along with the ways we measure impact. This presentation will explore altmetrics and the crucial role librarians have in helping researchers navigate these changes. We’ll discuss emerging practices in Open Access, web-native research, and impact measurement via altmetrics.

When: January 8, 2015; 3:00 pm EST
Presenter: Stacy Konkiel from Impactstory
Cost: UNYSLA members – free; SLA members – $5; non-members – $10

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Ben Wagner recieves the 2014 Member Merit Award

Ben Wagner recieves the 2014 Member Merit Award

During the recent fall conference, the Board of UNYSLA was delighted to acknowledge the significant contributions that Ben Wagner has made to UNYSLA over the years by awarding him the 2014 Upstate New York Chapter Member Merit Award.  This award recognizes individuals for outstanding achievement and service to SLA and the Chapter and honors chapter members with a record of distinguished service in the organization and the association.  Congratulations, Ben!

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UNYSLA Board Election 2015

UNYSLA Board Election 2015

The Election for the Board of the Upstate NY Chapter of SLA is now live. The open positions and the candidates for each are as follows:

Candidate(s) for President – Elect

Stephanie JH McReynolds, Syracuse University
Stephanie JH McReynolds is new to the area, having relocated last year in order to accept the business librarian position at Syracuse University Libraries, but she is not new to SLA. She has served the St. Louis Chapter as newsletter editor, membership director, president-elect, and president. Stephanie is looking forward to the prospect of continuing her SLA service and getting to know local SLA members better by planning UNYSLA conferences as president-elect.

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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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