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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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Webinar: Get Ready for SLA 2014 in Vancouver

The SLA Baseball Caucus, along with the Western Canada Chapter and the Business & Finance Division are excited to announce this free webinar to help you get ready for SLA 2014.

Get Ready for SLA 2014 in Vancouver

Join us for this webinar on May 14, 2014, from 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

Reserve your webinar seat now at:

https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/280005280

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Detecting fake research papers

Detecting fake research papers

A few months ago we posted about a slate of Springer and IEEE computer science conference papers that had been determined to be fakes generated by SCIGen paper-generator software.

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Fun times at the Rakow Research Library!

Fun times at the Rakow Research Library!

UNYSLA wants to thank the Rakow Research Library for the awesome tour the day before our spring conference. It was neat to see all the books, slides, dvd’s, drawings, etc. related to the art and history of glass making. Super cool!

Artwork at Rakow Library

Admiring the Artwork at Rakow Library

Library staff and attendees acting goofy after an informative tour of the library.

Library staff and attendees acting goofy after an informative tour of the library.

 

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