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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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2015 Election Results

2015 Election Results

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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SLUSH October 23rd at Bandwagon BrewPub

SLUSH October 23rd at Bandwagon BrewPub

Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 for SLUSH!

Bandwagon Brewpub

114 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca NY

5:00pm

SLUSH:
 Savvy Librarians Uniting for Happy Hour

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Networking Dinner Oct. 16th at 6pm

Coming to the conference? Can’t make it to the conference? Either way, join us for a dutch treat networking dinner at Bella Cigna on Thursday October 16th at 6pm.

Reservations are highly encouraged for Bella Cigna, so if you haven’t already expressed interest in attending, please let Linda Galloway or Susan Kendrick know you’ll be joining the UNYSLA crowd.

Bella Cigna
301 Fayette Street, Manlius, NY 13104 (map)

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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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The Publisher’s View of Open Access: Open Access at Wiley

The Publisher’s View of Open Access: Open Access at Wiley

Increasingly, long established publishers are becoming involved with publishing open access content. Rachel Burley, will share how Wiley and other publishers have been navigating this space, how they have made open access a success story alongside traditional publishing business models, and where they see the future heading.

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Entangled terrain: institutional support for open access

Entangled terrain: institutional support for open access

Many colleges and universities offer institutional support for faculty and graduate students who wish to publish in open access journals. Despite such institutional support, many junior faculty who wish to support open access are warned by senior faculty that publishing in open access journals may be too risky. What is the role of the Library in such a complex conversation, and what are some existing and emerging services for awareness and engagement?

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Schedule for Unlocking Open Access

Schedule for Unlocking Open Access

note: there have been minor changes to the order of events

Unlocking Open Access:

Making it work for publishers, authors, and institutions

Date: Friday, 17 October
Location: Craftsman Inn, Fayetteville, NY (map)
Registration closes October 10th.

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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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