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Students & New Librarians – UNYSLA Mentoring Program

Students & New Librarians – UNYSLA Mentoring Program

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  • Are you a student in a library and information science program looking for real world experience?
  • Are you an information professional in the first five years of your career?
  • Do you find yourself in a position as the only professional in your company’s library with nobody to turn to for professional advice?

Then the UNYSLA Mentoring Program Is for you!

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SLA 2013 Call for Posters

Connect, Collaborate and Strategize: Making the Most of Opportunities & Collaborations

The Academic; Education; Museums, Arts, & Humanities; and Social Science Divisions of SLA invite proposals for a poster session to be held at SLA 2013 in San Diego.  The theme for this year’s poster session is “Connect, Collaborate and Strategize: Making the Most of Opportunities & Collaborations.”

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UNYSLA Mentoring opportunities

UNYSLA Mentoring opportunities

As information professionals it is our duty to empower our patrons so that they can access and understand the information provided by informational institutions.

The UNYSLA mentoring program offers new and future information professionals the opportunity to learn how to provide patrons with these skills through the expertise of seasoned professionals who are already in the field.

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NFAIS Webinar: Enabling Collaborative Research

NFAIS Webinar

Enabling Collaborative Research:
Emerging New Platforms and Business Models for Information Discovery, Acquisition and Use

Time: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Date: January 18
Register: http://nfais.org/page/385-enabling-research-collaboration-jan-18

Global collaborative research is now the norm – within single organizations having multiple sites around the world and across diverse organizations working together on international projects. Key to the success of collaborative initiatives is the ability of researchers to cost-effectively (and legally) access, use, and potentially share published works. And at least two new platforms supported by innovative business models have recently been developed to meet this specific need.

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SCRLC Webinar: Better Decisions = Better Libraries

SCRLC is delighted to announce the February Leadership Luncheon speaker will be

Steven Bell, ACRL President
Better Decisions = Better Libraries

Time: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm EST
Date: Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Register: http://www.scrlc.org/LL-Bell
Description:
Library leaders, at all levels, must make critical decisions with cascading consequences for the future of the library organization. In this presentation, our speaker, will share decision-making theory that provides perspectives on the weaknesses of our decision-making abilities. Advocating for a thoughtful, deliberative style that is neither too rational/analytic nor too intuitive, Bell will provide practical suggestions for how library leaders can improve their skills to make better decisions that will lead to better libraries.

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Free SLA webinar December 7th

The Pharmaceutical and Health Technology Division of SLA, along with the Rocky Mountain Chapter, Chemistry Division, and CI Division, are proud to present:

Winter Virtual Conference:
a one-day prof ed smorgasbord!

A full day of 1 hour, back-to-back professional development webinars, intended for your development as a unit member.  Drop in, drop out, and stay as long as you like!

Topics include:

  • Marketing Essentials for Information Professionals

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Science: How to tell good open-access from bad

Science: How to tell good open-access from bad

From Science last week comes an interesting discussion of the exploding landscape of open-access journals. While institutions and academic departments are encouraging researchers to publish in open-access journals–sometimes to the point of paying for all or part of the author fees–there are a great many journals in circulation with extremely poor editorial processes. The economic model of open-access journals–which make more money the more articles they publish rather than the more subscribers they retain–is in some cases an open invitation to shoddy science, plagiarism, ‘gaming’ of impact factor scores, and other questionable practices.

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Webinar on Insurance Industry Research

The Philadelphia Chapter of SLA is hosting a free webinar entitled:

Insurance Industry: Research and its Results

Thursday, November 15, 2012
6:00 to 7:30 PM EST

The insurance industry is in a state of flux.  Whether you work in the insurance industry or face the challenge of insurance-related research questions from your Human Resources Department and Employee Benefits Department, or a reference question from a walk-in patron who is confused by the intricacies of insurance laws, this is the session for you!  Learn from the experts how to tackle those inquiries that require knowledge of the insurance industry, delve into insurance financial considerations, and involve insurance legal research.

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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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