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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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A Look at Library Spaces Presentations

The presenters from UNYSLA’s recent action packed conference entitled “A Look at Library Spaces” have agreed to share their presentations. The conference was held April 17, 2015, in the VISTA Collaboratory at the Carlson Library on River Campus at the University of Rochester, NY.

 

Vision for Library Becoming a Hub of Innovation
Mary Ann Mavrinac, Vice Provost and Neilly Dean of River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

 

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Student Shadow, Will Sheppard, Summarizes “A Look at Library Spaces”

Student Shadow, Will Sheppard, Summarizes “A Look at Library Spaces”

Will Sheppard attended UNYSLA’s most recent conference as a student shadow. Here is his tale:

I recently attended UNYSLA’s spring conference “A Look at Library Spaces” at the University of Rochester. The changing nature of libraries is something that concerns information professionals of all types and the large, diverse group of attendees hammered home both the importance and universality of the topic.

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Registration is now open for A Look at Library Spaces

Registration is now open for A Look at Library Spaces

Registration is now open for UNYSLA’s spring conference A Look at Library Spaces on April 17, 2015.

Join UNYSLA for lively presentations and a panel discussion on academic, public, and special library spaces!

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Registration Coming Soon!

Registration Coming Soon!

A Look at Library Spaces *

Date: Friday, 17 April 2015
Time: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Location: Carlson Library on River Campus at the University of Rochester, NY (map)

Join UNYSLA for lively presentations and a panel discussion on academic, public, and special library spaces!

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Save the Date!

Save the Date!

Save the date for

The Future of Library Spaces and Collections

Date: Friday, April 17

Location: Carlson Library on River Campus at the University of Rochester, NY (map)

Please plan on joining the Upstate New York chapter of SLA (UNYSLA) to discuss the Future of Library Spaces and Collections.

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