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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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SLUSH – Sept. 11 at Da Westy in Ithaca

Join SLUSH* in commemorating the inevitability of autumn at 5:00PM on Wednesday, September 11, at Da Westy in downtown Ithaca!

As with most SLUSH events, this will be an informal gathering of local library folks. Da Westy provides excellent drinks, and while they don’t serve food, takeout menus are available for Saigon Kitchen right down the street.

Da Westy is located at 516 W. State Street in Ithaca; the entrance is around back, but the sign is large.

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Rochester Young Information Professionals group – August Meeting

When: 7:15pm, Tuesday, August 2oth
Where: Welles- Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, University of Rochester (1st floor) – for directions, see below.
What: Lightening Talks! If you’d like to volunteer to give a 5 minute talk and share a project you’re working on, a new trend you’re excited about or an idea you’d like to explore- let us know!

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B&F Division Call for CE Proposals

Are you interested in teaching a Continuing Education (CE) course to your colleagues?‏

The SLA Business & Finance (B & F) Division is accepting proposals for B&F division-sponsored continuing education courses at the 2014 Annual Conference & INFO-EXPO, which will be held in Vancouver, B.C., Canada on June 8 – 10, 2014.

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Digital Repositories workshop at NYLA annual

Digital Repositories workshop at the NYLA Annual Conference, Wednesday, September 25, 2013, Niagara Falls, NY

This workshop addresses key issues surrounding the creation, maintenance, and cultivation of digital repositories. Drawing on the latest literature, case studies, and personal experiences, speakers lead a discussion that covers planning the digital repository, selecting a methodology for its establishment, populating it with content, marketing it to the library’s constituencies, and meeting the various challenges and questions along the way. Participants have the opportunity to bring their own experiences to bear, as well as engage in group discussions regarding how to get the most out of a digital repository.

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Call for proposals – Librarian’s Toolbox: Reopened!

Call for proposals – Librarian’s Toolbox: Reopened!

The Upstate Chapter of the Special Libraries Association invites you to submit a proposal for our fall conference that will be held in Syracuse on Friday, November 8, 2013.   We are reprising one of our most successful conferences in the past few years – The Librarian’s Toolbox:  Reopened!

We are inviting proposals for presentations of either 15 or 30 minutes, or posters, showcasing innovative or cutting edge tools: software, hardware, services or techniques.

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Upcoming Local Ithaca Event – SLUSH in July

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM!

Join SLUSH for an ice cream happy hour at Purity Ice Cream in Ithaca, NY.

Tuesday, July 16, 5:30

Purity (http://www.purityicecream.com) is located on Rt. 13 (Meadow Street) and the corner of Cascadilla Street. Parking is available in their lot.

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