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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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B&F Division Call for CE Proposals

Are you interested in teaching a Continuing Education (CE) course to your colleagues?‏

The SLA Business & Finance (B & F) Division is accepting proposals for B&F division-sponsored continuing education courses at the 2014 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO, which will be held in Vancouver, B.C., Canada on June 8 – 10, 2014.

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Digital Repositories workshop at NYLA annual

Digital Repositories workshop at the NYLA Annual Conference, Wednesday, September 25, 2013, Niagara Falls, NY

This workshop addresses key issues surrounding the creation, maintenance, and cultivation of digital repositories. Drawing on the latest literature, case studies, and personal experiences, speakers lead a discussion that covers planning the digital repository, selecting a methodology for its establishment, populating it with content, marketing it to the library’s constituencies, and meeting the various challenges and questions along the way. Participants have the opportunity to bring their own experiences to bear, as well as engage in group discussions regarding how to get the most out of a digital repository.

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Health Resources and Training from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine

Health Resources and Training from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Wednesday, August 14, 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm EDT

Lydia N Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator for the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region.

Free! To attend click on https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/441653501  no advance registration necessary.

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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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WNY/O ACRL Conference, 10/18/13

Please save the date for WNY/O ACRL’s Fall Conference:

Theme: “Publishing and Advancing Research. ”
Date: Friday, Oct. 18th, 2013
Time: 8:30am-4:00pm
Location: RIT Conference Center in West Henrietta, New York.

Our speakers will include:

Samantha Gust, Niagara University Library.
“READY, SET, REVIEW! Book reviewing and editing, Some Dos and Don’ts and Maybes.”

Christopher Hollister, University at Buffalo.
“What Peer Reviewers Are Saying About LIS Manuscripts Submissions.”

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Cataloging with RDA – NY 3R webinar series

Cataloging with RDA

Dates: Tuesday, Sept. 10 – Friday Sept. 13, 2013 (Must attend all four sessions.)
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Registration: http://www.ny3rs.org/ce
Cost: $60 (NY3Rs Members only)
Audience: Library catalogers with experience in cataloging with AACR2 and MARC

Prerequisites: Working knowledge of AACR2 and experience applying rules to cataloging situations

  • Working knowledge of the MARC 21 and/or OCLC MARC bibliographic formats

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Mark your calendars for the Spring 2018 UNYSLA Conference: Lead From Where You Are

 

When: April 13th, 2018

Where: Rochester, NY

 

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