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Last day of Registration – Monday, 16 April!

The Library is a Growing Organism:
Innovative Methods, Classic Missions

Date: Friday, 20 April
Time: 9:00 – 3:30
Location: Ithaca, NY (map)Join the conversation with Jeremy Cusker (Cornell University), Elaine Lasda-Bergman (SUNY Albany), and Chris Miller (Cornell University), who will discuss ways to use new technology to better the lives and experiences of our patrons, as well as ourselves. There will be an additional focus on networking for the modern librarian, and students are especially welcome to attend! In fact, for those coming into town early, there will be a dutch treat networking dinner at one of downtown Ithaca’s excellent restaurants Thursday night. See the full schedule for details.

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2011 UNYSLA Award Winners

Our chapter is able to present two awards to worthy members each year: the Chapter Merit Award and the Student Merit Award.  At the recent Fall Meeting (October 14, 2011 at the Inn Complete in Syracuse, NY). I had the honor of presenting Jill Hurst-Wahl with the Chapter Merit Award and Alison Starkey with the Student Merit Award.

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2011 UNYSLA Board Elections Are Open!

UNYSLA ELECTIONS ARE UNDER WAY – VOTE TODAY!
It is time to elect new board members for UNYSLA for the coming  year.  Voting will run from now until November 18th. We have a great slate of candidates this year, here is a little bit about each of them:

UNYSLA members can vote here: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5NRJFSX

CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT ELECT: Jim DelRosso

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Syracuse Social, Tuesday, 25 October

Date: Tuesday, 25 October
Time: 2:30-4:30
Location: Hinds Hall, Katzer Room 347

Syracuse area librarians, you are invited to the Social Hour held at the School of Information Studies (iSchool) on the Syracuse University Campus.  As a component of our outreach to library schools, UNYSLA will be providing the refreshments.

If you are interested in attending and would like more information and parking information, please contact Linda Galloway.

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Last Call! eBooks and Libraries

Registration for eBooks & Libraries will be closing this Friday, 7 October!   
For more information on the day's events, directions, speaker bios, and student shadow instructions see the event's full description and Register online.

Please also join us at 6:00pm on Thursday, 13 October, for our semi-annual, Dutch-treat networking dinner at Carrabba's in Fayetteville.
RSVP to Allison Perry.

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New Member Profile: Mia Breitkopf

Michelle (Mia) Breitkopf is a graduate student pursuing her MLIS at Syracuse University. A native of Palmyra, NY, she attended Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam. She has taught high school vocal music in Upstate NY and K-8 general music in Philadelphia, PA. Before moving to Syracuse with her husband, Mia worked in Philadelphia at The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, which makes grants to cultural organizations and artists. Choral singing, reading fiction, and learning about cooking vegetarian are a few of Mia's favorite things to do.

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Schedule for eBooks and Libraries: Success All Around

eBooks and Libraries: Success All Around

Date: Friday, 14 October 2011
Location: Inn Complete, Syracuse, NY
Time: 9:00am-3:30pm

Registration closes Friday, 7 October

Discover the opportunities and challenges ebooks present to all types of libraries. Presenters from academic, public, medical libraries as well as an attorney will share their insight on staff training, technological challenges, collection development and digital copyright issues as they relate to ebooks.

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2011 UNYSLA Student Merit Award

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 September 20th.

More information and nomination form

 

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.

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Get Involved with UNYSLA!

There are several ways to get involved including conference planning, board positions, networking events, and so much more! Send any inquiries to anyone listed on our About page or fill out our Contact Us form.

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