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Registration Open! – Altmetrics are here: Are you ready to help your researchers?

Registration Open! – Altmetrics are here: Are you ready to help your researchers?

Altmetrics are here: Are you ready to help your researchers?

Scholarship is changing, along with the ways we measure impact. This presentation will explore altmetrics and the crucial role librarians have in helping researchers navigate these changes. We’ll discuss emerging practices in Open Access, web-native research, and impact measurement via altmetrics.

When: January 8, 2015; 3:00 pm EST
Presenter: Stacy Konkiel from Impactstory
Cost: UNYSLA members – free; SLA members – $5; non-members – $10

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Webinar: Knowledge management, a profession in transformation

4:30 am EST (A wee bit early in the morning. You can download the FT report from the SLA site.)

Join the Financial Times for a webinar featuring the special report commissioned with the Special Libraries Association (SLA) titled ‘The Evolving Value of Information Management’ which reveals the contrasting challenges between information users and providers.

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People Who Need People: Honing Your Interpersonal Skills – #SLAtalk twitter chat

#SLAtalk – People Who Need People: Honing Your Interpersonal Skills

Be one of the luckiest people in the world and join us on Tuesday, December 9th at 3:00 pm ET for an #SLAtalk Twitter chat session all about finding and strengthening your interpersonal skills.

Check back here for our discussion questions and more information.

Tuesday, December 9th from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Eastern Standard Time.

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Webinar: Want to know about Maker Spaces?

Want to know about Maker Spaces? benefits, examples, things to consider?

DEDU Inside Byte webinar (sponsored by the Education Division of Special Library Association)

Join us for the December 12 DEDU webinar at 1:30pm EST, at which time Sharona Ginsberg, Maker Space maven at the University of Michigan, will share concrete implications for academic settings. To register for this free event, go to https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/810114456

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Webinar: Bringing Order to Chaos: Using Sharepoint for Content Management

SLA’s Pacific Northwest Chapter and Information Technology Division are proud to offer a free webinar:

Title: Bringing Order to Chaos: Using Sharepoint for Content Management
Presenter: Owen Allen, technical solutions specialist with Microsoft
Date: Tuesday, December 2nd, 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET
Cost: No charge

Registration: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/359750808.

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SLA PartnerTalk Free Webinar: Are You Finding the Skeletons in Their Closet?

t seems like each day brings another of a company’s nightmares to life. Determining reputational, financial distress, non-compliance and regulatory risks has grown from a nice idea to an absolute necessity for companies, financial institutions, and supply management organizations.  With your research and content competencies and skills, information professionals are a natural fit for conducting diligence research.

Join us on Wednesday, October 22, for an SLA PartnerTalk Webinar.  Our featured speaker is Liz Peoples, a Solutions Consultant with LexisNexis.

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Open Access Week Activitees at University at Albany

Open Access Week 2014 is a global event that encourages wider participation in making Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research. Open Access to information – the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and reuse those results as needed – has the power to transform the way research and scientific inquiry are conducted.  Join us in this year’s celebration!

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2014 SLA Virtual Conference October 15 & 16

Check out all the details at https://www.sla.org/learn/2014-virtual-conference/

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