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Save the date for Unlocking Open Access: Making it work for publishers, authors, and institutions

Save the date for Unlocking Open Access: Making it work for publishers, authors, and institutions

Save the date for Unlocking Open Access: Making it work for publishers, authors, and institutions

Date: Friday, 17 October

Location: Craftsman Inn, Fayetteville, NY

Please plan on joining the Upstate New York chapter of SLA (UNYSLA) to dig deep into the evolving world of open access. Open access content is only free to the end user. In this program we’ll view open access from the perspective of publishers, authors, and institutions as we learn how they make the business case to promote open access.

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“Competitive Intelligence is a Mindset”

Student Shadow, Sarah Bratt, reflects on UNYSLA’s spring conference.

Janis Whritenor, Paychex, Inc.

At this year’s 2014 UNYSLA /SCIP conference, Janis Writenor proposed a fascinating paradigm shift in the way we think about the context of our business. There’s widespread agreement in the corporate world that the best approach to a business task requires a wealth of vetted information. However, this claim is belied by the recent rash of “Big Data” hype. So what now for librarians? What now for competitive intelligence professionals?

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Librarians and Research Impact

Librarians and Research Impact

Elsevier’s LibraryConnect blog recently made available a PDF handout detailing the impact librarians can have on the output of researchers, whether in academia or industry. Take a look at the post, then download the handout for yourself and give it out to the researchers in your community or workplace.

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“Business Darwinism: CI an essential adaptation for survival”

Sarah Bratt recounts parts of UNYSLA’s spring conference: “Not the CIA: Competitive Intelligence and Analysis in the Real World.” Sarah attended the conference as a student shadow and has since graduated from Syracuse University with a Master’s in Library and Information Science.

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Crafting a Personal Brand

C/SLA is offering a webinar on Crafting a Personal Brand on Wednesday, May 7, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (EDT).

The Crafting A Personal Brand webinar provides an overview of personal branding, including examples and analytical commentary by Chris Olson of Chris Olson & Associates, a consulting firm dedicated to creating and implementing marketing strategies for libraries and information providers. Learn about this fundamental component of marketing yourself and gain insight into managing others’ perceptions of you and your information services.

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SLA Building Sale Question and Answer Session

Join SLA President Kate Arnold, President-Elect Jill Strand, Treasurer John DiGilio and CEO Janice Lachance to learn more about the reasons behind the sale of our headquarters building. You will have the opportunity to ask questions during the session.

Date: Wednesday, 30 April 2014
Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM (EDT)

Register Now*

Here’s some background information regarding the decision:

Memo re: Sale of SLA Headquarters Building*
February 2014

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Registration open for Empire Collaborations

Empire Collaborations – Three Conferences, One Trip – Registration Is Open

  • NYSHEI
  • NY3Rs/NYLA ASLS Section Academic Librarians 2014
  • SUNYLA 2014

SUNY ALBANY, June 9 – June 13

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UNYSLA Updates, Spring 2014

UNYSLA Updates, Spring 2014

Dear Upstate NY Chapter of SLA,

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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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