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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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Now accepting nominations for UNYSLA’s Chapter Merit Award

Applications are now being accepted until October 25th for this year’s chapter merit award.

The Upstate New York Chapter Member Merit Award recognizes individuals for outstanding achievement and service to SLA and the Chapter and honors chapter members with a record of distinguished service in the organization and the association.

Please see our awards page for more detailed information and to submit a nomination.

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2012 UNYSLA Award Winners

2012 UNYSLA Award Winners

UNYSLA recently announced this year’s Chapter Member Merit Award and Student Merit Award recipients at the annual Fall Meeting in Fayetteville, NY.

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The Joys of UNYSLA Service – View from Virginia Young

The Joys of UNYSLA Service – View from Virginia Young

When did you first volunteer to help out?
Late last summer, 2011, I knew I would be expected to become more active in professional groups when I became full time faculty in October. Professional organization activity is one of the tenure requirements.

Why did you get involved with UNYSLA?
I was encouraged by the President to become involved because the organization was unique.

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SLA webinar – Partnering for Program Content

Both chapter and division program planners will benefit from these tips for

  • discovering good content,
  • not “going it alone,”
  • sharing the wealth after the event, and
  • creating valuable sessions.

Register now for “Partnering for Program Content” on Thursday, October 18, 2012, from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern time.

(https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/992935041)

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2012 Nominations for student merit awards Deadline October 5th

2012 Nominations for student merit awards Deadline October 5th

The UNYSLA Student Merit Award provides a $100 each year to an LIS student who is active in SLA or their student group. Nominations for the award will be accepted until October 5th.  The criteria are as follows:

Purpose of the Award: The UNYSLA Student Merit Award seeks to recognize and reward the active participation of student SLA members through their involvement in their Student Group activities.

Eligibility for Nominations: Any chapter member may nominate a student for the Merit Award.

Eligibility to receive the award: Any SLA member who is also enrolled in a masters or PhD level library or information studies program.

Award criteria: Award criteria may include one or more of the following:

  • increased SLA student memberships
  • expanded professional development opportunities both formal and informal;
  • raised the profile of the SLA Student Group in their own school; on their own campus; or in the professional community;
  • brought educators and practicing special librarians together;
  • increased or enhanced the profile of special librarianship and/or the SLA within their academic or broader community.

Nominations will be ranked based upon clearly stated and documented quantitative and qualitative evidence. Be sure to clearly state the category of nomination and address the award criteria listed above.

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Blog posts from the SLA Board of Director candidates

Biographies of all of the candidates can be found at http://www.sla.org/content/SLA/governance/12election/13candidates.cfm

The election runs Sept. 5 – 26.  Votes are cast online, unless a paper ballot has been requested.

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CI webinar free to SLA members

Join Sean Campbell, Co-Owner of Cascade Insights, guest speaker for our next CI Division’s webinar, on Tuesday, June 5th at 1 pm EST. This session is FREE to all SLA members.
Sponsored by: Aurora WDC and Cascade Insights.

Topic: Going Beyond Google: Gathering Internet Intelligence

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Get Involved with UNYSLA!

There are several ways to get involved including conference planning, board positions, networking events, and so much more! Send any inquiries to anyone listed on our About page or fill out our Contact Us form.

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