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Student Shadow Kristen Thornton-De Stafeno on Spring Conference: Take the Opportunity to Attend Regional Conferences!

Student Shadow Kristen Thornton-De Stafeno on Spring Conference: Take the Opportunity to Attend Regional Conferences!

Kristen Thornton-De Stafeno attended UNYSLA’s Spring Conference as a student shadow and authored the following post commenting on her experience. Kristen received her Bachelor’s Degree in History and English from Binghamton University. She worked in the Pleasant Valley Free Library for two years before starting coursework for her M.S.I.S. at the University at Albany, State University of New York, where she is currently employed as a student assistant at the Dewey Graduate Library. After graduating in May 2017, she hopes to go into public libraries.

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Student Shadow Laurie Dreyer on Spring Conference Lessons: Encourage a Love of Learning

Student Shadow Laurie Dreyer on Spring Conference Lessons: Encourage a Love of Learning

Laurie Dreyer, a graduating MSIS student, attended the UNYSLA event “Career Development, Plan your Future” on Friday April 22, at the University at Albany’s Science Library as a student shadow and authored the following reflection. Dreyer hopes to join an academic organization in an instructional or reference capacity upon her graduation in May.

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Jennifer Jeffery: If You Can’t Go to the National Conferences, Go to the Regional Ones!

Jennifer Jeffery: If You Can’t Go to the National Conferences, Go to the Regional Ones!

Jennifer Jeffery, an atendee at our recent spring conference wrote an excellent article on professional development in library school and included a section discussing the value of attending regional conferences. We are thrilled that she was willing to let us share it with you!

Jennifer writes:

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Pre-conference library tour and networking dinner!

Pre-conference library tour and networking dinner!

Join us for a tour of Rakow Library at the Corning Museum of Glass and/or a networking dinner at the Market Street Brewing Company in the heart of Corning!

Tour of Rakow Library

Time: 4:30 pm
1 Musuem Way, Corning, NY – Map

Networking Dinner – Dutch Treat

Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Market Street Brewing Company
Email Susan Kendrick (sfk23@cornell.edu)  if you’re coming so we can get a large enough table!

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Registration Now Open For …

Registration Now Open For …

Not the CIA: Competitive Intelligence and Analysis in the Real World

Join us March 28, 2014, at the Rakow Research Library, Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, NY, for a full day of presentations on competitive intelligence (CI) as it relates to businesses, law firms, and academia.

Visit our Events page for all the details and to register for this exciting event!

 

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Save the Date!

Save the Date!

Save the Date for Not the CIA: Competitive Intelligence and Analysis in the Real World!

Date: Friday, 28 March
Location: Corning Museum of Glass

UNYSLA’s spring conference is fast approaching and this year it will be co-presented with the Western New York chapter of SCIP.

Please plan on joining us for a full day of presentations on competitive intelligence (CI) as it relates to

  • consulting

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Registration remains open until 4 November for The Librarian’s Toolbox: Reopened!

Registration remains open until 4 November for The Librarian’s Toolbox: Reopened!

Registration remains open until 4 November at 5pm for UNYSLA’s fall conference: The Librarian’s Toolbox: Reopened! on Friday 8 November.

The day will involve several presentations from academics, special librarians and information specialists about tools that range from ontologies to Pinterest and could be in your box of tricks!

Check out our events page for all the exciting details.

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#SLAtalk: Let’s Get Technical

September’s #SLAtalk will feature your ideas on how information professionals will effectively provide access to the increasingly changing nature of information.

We’re pleased to be joined by IET (the Institute of Engineering and Technology) who will be co-hosting and participating in #SLAtalk: Let’s Get Technical. IET is a valued exhibitor and sponsor of SLA events, so let’s show them a warm welcome to the #SLAtalk world! (follow their new handle: @IETInnovates)

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