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Syracuse U – Temporary Resident Librarian

Are you a technology geek who also has people skills? Do you get truly excited about the Library profession? Do you have great ideas? How about the initiative and persistence to make those great ideas a reality? Can you lead a work team in a common direction? If you’ve answered yes to these questions consider applying! We’d like to talk with you.

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Digital Literacy Train-the-Trainer workshop

NYLA, SCRLC, and Finger Lakes Library System (FLLS) are happy to announce a free

Digital Literacy Train-the-Trainer workshop

Date: Thursday, 23 May
Location: Tompkins County Public Library, Ithaca (map)
Cost: Free
Registration: NYLA events

This six-hour workshop is designed to instruct library staff on how train colleagues and the public, providing uniform and standardized digital literacy content throughout the state. It also provides tips and techniques on teaching the curriculum to adults. Travel and substitute staffing reimbursements are available to eligible libraries, and the workshop provides continuing education credit.

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Students – Summer Internship at Corning

Corning Incorporated – Business/Technical Information Center Summer Help

Availability: mid May to late August (flexible within this time frame)
Hours: Up to 40 hours per week, within hours of 8AM-5PM Monday-Friday time period
Salary: commensurate with experience
Broad Functions:
This position offers a self-motivated individual experience in a corporate information center providing services to R&D scientists and engineers. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to experience aspects of the job of information professional at a Fortune 500 company with projects focusing on resource allocation, data analysis and metrics for decision making.

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SLA CI Webinar – Private Companies

SLA CI Webinar

Getting In-Depth Competitive Intelligence on Private Companies

Date: Tuesday, 30 April
Time: 1:00 – 2:00pm EDT

More often than not disruptive innovations are born behind the walls of privately held companies. Given this how do you crack the code on these companies strategies? Additionally, how do you obtain some degree of early warning about how successful these companies might be in the future?

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Webinar: Solving Personnel Questions

Webinar: Solving Personnel Questions

SCRLC is delighted to present

Solving Personnel Questions

Date: Wednesday, 17 April
Time: 1:30-3:30 pm EDT
Location: webinar
Cost: $10 SCRLC members, $15 non-SCRLC members, and $25 for groups

Description: This course is particularly suitable for directors, managers, and those currently (or hoping to) supervise employees. Are you…

  • Looking for new ways to work with difficult staff members?
  • Trying to create an effective working group of very different personality types?

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Update on SLA’s Strageic Agenda

SLA04m-JPGAnnual Conference: the Conferencing Re-envisioning Task Force presented its report to the Board last week. Some of the task force suggestions are already in place for San Diego and the Board has asked for a deeper dive by smaller subgroups to research ideas and strategies of the task force. The subgroups will report to the Board in June in San Diego .

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Managing Effective Meetings – April 9

Are you tired of meetings that go on for hours and seem to accomplish very little?
Are you seeking ways to excite and motivate your staff?
If you answered “yes” then this class is for you.

Managing Effective Meetings

Date: Tuesday, 9 April
Time: 9:00pm – 1:00pm
Location: Central New York Library Resources Council, Syracuse (map)
Presenter: Robert Brancato, CSL Consulting
Cost: CLRC Member $17,  Non-member $29
Register online

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Networking dinner at Carabba’s – 25 April

Attention Albany area information professionals: Please join UNYSLA at Carabba’s on Thursday, 25 April, for our semi-annual networking dinner. All information professionals are welcome to attend this Dutch treat dinner even if you cannot attend our Digital (In)security conference the following day.

Date: Thursday, 25 April
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Carabba’s Latham, NY (map)
Registration for the Digital (In)security is not required to attend the dinner, but in order to reserve a large enough table registration is helpful.

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Save the Date!

Mark your calendars for the Spring 2018 UNYSLA Conference: Lead From Where You Are


When: April 13th, 2018

Where: Rochester, NY


Check back soon for more details!

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