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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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Encourage the researchers you work with to register for an ORCID

Is Dr. John Smith at your institution having a hard time distinguishing his publications from all the other John Smiths out there? Or, conversely, is a student looking for publications by a certain author having a hard time separating out the papers of Dr. John Smith the chemist from Dr. John Smith the biochemist?

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Allison Starkey in U of Albany’s iConnect

Allison Starkey, 2011 UNYSLA Student Award Winner, discusses her role as President of the Student Chapter of SLA during her time at the University of Albany in the first issue of iConnect (http://www.albany.edu/informationstudies/files/iConnect3.pdf)

Read the entire interview on page 6.

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UNYSLA Board Elections Now Open

UNYSLA Board Elections Now Open

UNYSLA members, vote today for the incoming board.


Candidate for 2013 President-Elect:  Jenna Mayotte, Syracuse University

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Division News: newest issue of Sci-Tech News now available online

Somewhat belatedly: The newest issue of Sci-Tech News (vol. 66, no. 3) is now available online.

 

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2012 Nominations for student merit awards Deadline October 5th

2012 Nominations for student merit awards Deadline October 5th

The UNYSLA Student Merit Award provides a $100 each year to an LIS student who is active in SLA or their student group. Nominations for the award will be accepted until October 5th.  The criteria are as follows:

Purpose of the Award: The UNYSLA Student Merit Award seeks to recognize and reward the active participation of student SLA members through their involvement in their Student Group activities.

Eligibility for Nominations: Any chapter member may nominate a student for the Merit Award.

Eligibility to receive the award: Any SLA member who is also enrolled in a masters or PhD level library or information studies program.

Award criteria: Award criteria may include one or more of the following:

  • increased SLA student memberships
  • expanded professional development opportunities both formal and informal;
  • raised the profile of the SLA Student Group in their own school; on their own campus; or in the professional community;
  • brought educators and practicing special librarians together;
  • increased or enhanced the profile of special librarianship and/or the SLA within their academic or broader community.

Nominations will be ranked based upon clearly stated and documented quantitative and qualitative evidence. Be sure to clearly state the category of nomination and address the award criteria listed above.

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Save the date, October 19, 2012: Lawyers, Librarians, and Pirates!

Save the date, October 19, 2012: Lawyers, Librarians, and Pirates!

Lawyers, Librarians, and Pirates:
Surviving the Ever Changing Seas of Copyright

 

Date: Friday, 19 October
Location: Craftsman Inn, Syracuse, NY (map)
Registration will be open soon.

On Friday, October 19, 2012, the Upstate New York Chapter of SLA will be holding their Fall Meeting just outside of Syracuse, NY.

We will be joined by:

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Meet the candidates for SLA board of directors

SLA has been holding webinars where we can meet the candidates for the SLA Board of Directors.   The recording of the webinar/forum with the four cabinet candidates can be heard at http://www.sla.org/podcasts/leadership/2012_Cabinet_Candidate_Forum.wmv.  (Note that is the direct link to the WMV file.)  Those four candidates are Joy Banks, Kama Siegel, Stacey Greenwell and Tara Murray.

The president-elect candidates have done a series of webinars and interviews, including:

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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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