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Syracuse U iSchool celebrates 20 years in online education

Syracuse is proud to announce that 2013 marks 20 years in online and distance education for the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University! To celebrate they are welcoming back alumni for celebratory events and free professional development seminars. It is a great way to share memories with fellow students, faculty and staff, while learning about new developments in the information arena.

For more information and to RSVP, please visit http://ischool.syr.edu/ilife/20years.aspx

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NY3R webinar – Customer Skills for Library Staff

Dates: July 8, 2013 & July 15, 2013 (This course consists of two sessions.)
Time: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Location: Online
NY3Rs Member Price: $30 (NY3Rs Members receive more than an 85% discount off the Amigos price)
All SCRLC members are NY3Rs members

To Register: http://www.ny3rs.org/ce

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CI Division Webinars

CI Division Webinars

Join the CI Division for today’s webinar:
Avoiding Potholes and Landmines: How to Effectively Win the Hearts and Minds of the C-Suite with Scott Leeb

Time: June 4, 2013 from 1pm to 2pm
Location: Virtual
Organized By: Anna F. Shallenberger

Event Description:
Free Webinar – Best Practices – Strategic Intelligence
Registration https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/832747566

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SBA – Exporting Tips

SBA – Exporting Tips

Thinking about exporting, but don’t know where to start?  As part of World Trade Month, SBA will host a Google+ Hangout on May 22. The hangout will highlight ways that business can use federal government resources to increase exports.

Date: Wednesday, 22 May
Time: 3:00pm ET
Where: Watch the Hangout live at SBA’s Google+ page or SBA’s YouTube Channel

Who:

  • Dario Gomez, U.S. Small Business Administration, Associate Administrator for International Trade

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SLA Twitter chat – Results and Impact

In this installment of #SLAtalk, we’ll discuss collaborating to achieve better results and greater impact:

  1. In your experience, what are some skills or tricks of the trade for successful collaboration?
  2. What online or in-person resources or technologies are key to successfully collaborating on a project?
  3. How do you handle difficult, slacking, or reluctant to engage group members?
  4. Without disclosing proprietary information, what were the outcomes of the most successful collaboration you’ve had?

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OCLC webinars – Virtual Reference series

Best Practices in Virtual Reference series: Spring/Summer 2013

All webinars are free, and will be recorded and posted on the QuestionPoint site for future viewing. Each webinar begins at 12:00 (Noon) Eastern Time and lasts approximately one hour.

17 May – 24/7 chat service for Small Libraries
Register

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Digital Literacy Train-the-Trainer workshop

NYLA, SCRLC, and Finger Lakes Library System (FLLS) are happy to announce a free

Digital Literacy Train-the-Trainer workshop

Date: Thursday, 23 May
Location: Tompkins County Public Library, Ithaca (map)
Cost: Free
Registration: NYLA events

This six-hour workshop is designed to instruct library staff on how train colleagues and the public, providing uniform and standardized digital literacy content throughout the state. It also provides tips and techniques on teaching the curriculum to adults. Travel and substitute staffing reimbursements are available to eligible libraries, and the workshop provides continuing education credit.

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2013 NY Archives Conference

Registration for the 2013 New York Archives Conference is open.

The New York Archives Conference (NYAC) 2013 annual meeting will be held at LIU Post Campus of Long Island University in Brookville, NY on Wednesday, June 5 through Friday, June 7, 2013. This year’s conference will be a joint meeting with the Archivists Round Table of Metropolitan NY, Inc., (ART) and will be co-sponsored by the Palmer School of Library and Information Science at LIU Post Campus. Online registration is now open.

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About UNYSLA

UNYSLA is the upstate New York chapter of SLA. We provide professional development programming and networking opportunities for special librarians and information professionals.

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