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Networking event October 16 at Bittesweet in Syracuse

The SLA Upstate Chapter and the SLA Student Chapter are hosting a network event at Bittersweet on Wednesday, October 16 from 5:00-7:00 pm.  Stop on by, grab a treat, and get to know other librarians in the Syracuse area!

Register here so we can let the folks at Bittersweet know how many to expect: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1n0SMhDNv3IGEF0QuwGl0tIG08IUKjl_-wLvnrtTLo8w/viewform#start=openform

Dessert will be provided, drinks are on you.

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Registration remains open until 4 November for The Librarian’s Toolbox: Reopened!

Registration remains open until 4 November for The Librarian’s Toolbox: Reopened!

Registration remains open until 4 November at 5pm for UNYSLA’s fall conference: The Librarian’s Toolbox: Reopened! on Friday 8 November.

The day will involve several presentations from academics, special librarians and information specialists about tools that range from ontologies to Pinterest and could be in your box of tricks!

Check out our events page for all the exciting details.

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Networking Dinner: 7 November

Networking Dinner: 7 November

Coming early to the conference? Can’t make it to the conference?

Join us for a casual, networking dinner at 6pm on Thursday 7 November at Rico’s Ristorante (map http://goo.gl/maps/NEsB5).

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Webinar: Ask the Copyright Experts Fall 2013 Update – September 11th

This free members-only webinar will bring you up to date with what’s happening in the copyright arena.

For more information and to register: http://www.sla.org/learn/webinars/webinar-ask-the-copyright-experts-fall-2013-update/

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Getting Your Bits in a Row: Considerations for Data Curation

Getting Your Bits in a Row: Considerations for Data Curation

Learn about the broad and finer points of Data Management and Curation in the next installation of the Data 101 webinar series: Getting Your Bits in a Row: Considerations for Data Curation, presented by Leighton Christianson of the Iowa Department of Transportation. This session will introduce the development of architectures, policies, practices, and procedures that aid the proper curation of data through its lifecycle.

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Call for proposals – Librarian’s Toolbox: Reopened!

Call for proposals – Librarian’s Toolbox: Reopened!

The Upstate Chapter of the Special Libraries Association invites you to submit a proposal for our fall conference that will be held in Syracuse on Friday, November 8, 2013.   We are reprising one of our most successful conferences in the past few years – The Librarian’s Toolbox:  Reopened!

We are inviting proposals for presentations of either 15 or 30 minutes, or posters, showcasing innovative or cutting edge tools: software, hardware, services or techniques.

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Data 101 – 14 August webinar

Data 101 – 14 August webinar

Is “data” a four letter word in your life? Do you have a sense of urgency to do something (anything) with data but don’t know where to start?

Stop worrying and sign up for the Data 101 webinar from the SLA Social Science and Transportation Divisions and Upstate New York Chapter. Kim Silk, Data Librarian at the Martin Prosperity Institute, University of Toronto will provide:

  • An introduction to basic terminology;

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SLA B&F Division – Call for webinar proposals

The SLA Business & Finance (B & F) Division is planning a series of free educational webinars for SLA members beginning this fall.  These webinars will focus on a variety of topics of interest to the B & F community.  We are looking to you for suggestions and proposals.

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