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Last Call – Data Curation

There’s still time to register for our up coming data curation webinar!

Deadline is Monday 9/23. 

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 Christiansen 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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Thinking of creating a Facebook page for your library? Consider these important details.

Many otherwise well-informed, technically savvy librarians can miss important details when it comes to Facebook. This is especially important when librarians consider setting up Facebook pages for their institutions.

 

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Data Information Literacy Symposium – Live Stream

Purdue Universities is streaming their symposium on Data Information Literacy live on September 23rd and 24th.

Watch Live Stream: http://www.kaltura.com/tiny/i82md
Twitter hashtag: #datainfolit

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The DIL symposium will explore roles for practicing librarians in teaching competencies in data management and curation to graduate students.  With support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, librarians from Purdue University, Cornell University, the University of Minnesota and the University of Oregon have investigated this topic through developing and implementing “data information literacy” (DIL) instruction programs for graduate students in a range of science and engineering disciplines.

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Course – Caring for Yesterday’s Treasures—Today

Registration is now open for three new online courses in the Caring for Yesterday’s Treasures—Today series. The series, launched in January 2013, offers free online courses focused on the preservation of archival and historical collections. Tailored to fit the needs and schedules of staff and volunteers at libraries and archives, each course includes four to six 90-minute, interactive webinars presented by preservation experts.

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Silicon Valley SLA Chapter Shares Presentations on YouTube

The Silicon Valley Chapter of the Special Libraries Association has a YouYube channel where they post videos of events they sponsor. The latest posting is Phoebe Ayers’ talk, “The Past, Present, and Future of Wikipedia” presented at the 2013 San Francisco / Silicon Valley Chapters Joint Meeting. Check it out!

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Webinar: Ask the Copyright Experts Fall 2013 Update – September 11th

This free members-only webinar will bring you up to date with what’s happening in the copyright arena.

For more information and to register: http://www.sla.org/learn/webinars/webinar-ask-the-copyright-experts-fall-2013-update/

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Webinar: Insider’s view on Publishing

Special Library Association’s Education Division is offering another free webinar on Friday Sept. 13 at 1:30pm EDT on the Insider’s view on Publishing.

The session will begin with a 15 minute presentation, followed by 45 minutes of Q/A and networking.

To register, go to: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/933645208

8 Things I’ve Learned About the Publishing Industry Since Joining It:
A presentation from SAGE’s James Wiser, a librarian-turned publisher

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Webinar: Success in tough times: How to re-energize library services

Online Webinar on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 6pm – 7:30pm (Pacific)

Presented by Richard Hulser

We are all challenged with limited resources in a changing information services landscape. In this webinar Richard Hulser will talk about strategies and tactics you can use to successfully re-energize your library services. Richard P. Hulser is chief librarian, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (http://www.nhm.org).  He will use his library as a practical case study for this enlightening webinar.

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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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