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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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“The Accidental Learner”– Free webinar with Cindy Hill

The SLA-San Francisco Bay Region Chapter is pleased to host a FREE online webinar!

All “accidental learners” in the information profession are welcome. Spread the word to your interested colleagues. This information is also available at http://sanfrancisco.sla.org/category/events/

The Accidental Learner:
40 sources (or more!) in 60 minutes
Presented by Chapter President Cindy Hill

Date: Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Time: 8:30-9:30 EST (5:30-6:30 Pacific)
Cost: FREE!

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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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Library Advocacy Unshushed: Values, Evidence, Action

For those who may be interested, a library advocacy MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is being offered from the University of Toronto.
Library Advocacy Unshushed: Values, Evidence, Action
February 24, 2014
There is no charge for this six week course. Go to: https://www.edx.org/course/university-torontox/university-torontox-la101x-library-1335
About this Course

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Webinar: Greening Your Library: Sustainable Practices for a New Generation

Organized by the Illinois Chapter

Webinar: “Greening Your Library: Sustainable Practices for a New Generation”

Do you want to incorporate environmental sustainability into your library operations and your organization but don’t know how to begin? Join Laura Barnes to learn how to develop a sustainability plan and sell it to your colleagues. We will also discuss employee engagement strategies and some library-specific things you can do to minimize your environmental footprint.

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Webinar: Metrics 101: Proving your Value

SLA’s IT and Legal Divisions present the following Webinar in the Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Webinar series.

Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Time: 12 pm – 1 pm EDT
Cost: Free to SLA members

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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

More Information
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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About UNYSLA

UNYSLA is the upstate New York chapter of SLA. We provide professional development programming and networking opportunities for special librarians and information professionals.

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