Connecting information professionals across upstate New York.

Tag Archive | "Student Shadow"

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.

Chapter News & EventsComments Off on Student Shadow Kristen Thornton-De Stafeno on Spring Conference: Take the Opportunity to Attend Regional Conferences!

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.

Chapter News & EventsComments Off on Student Shadow Laurie Dreyer on Spring Conference Lessons: Encourage a Love of Learning

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.

Chapter News & EventsComments Off on Student Shadow, Will Sheppard, Summarizes “A Look at Library Spaces”

Students, do you want to attend “A Look at Library Spaces”?

Students, do you want to attend “A Look at Library Spaces”?

Become a UNYSLA Student Shadow and attend A Look at Library Spaces for free*!

Student Shadows

Apply now to be a student shadow and attend the next UNYSLA event! (Note: Student shadows will be reimbursed after the event.) We are looking for students who would like to introduce our presenters and write a short article for the UNYSLA website.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 24th at 5:00 PM.

Chapter News & EventsComments Off on Students, do you want to attend “A Look at Library Spaces”?

Unlocking Open Access: Conference Re-cap from Student Shadow Jessica Bellini

Unlocking Open Access: Conference Re-cap from Student Shadow Jessica Bellini

unysla_open_access

UB graduate student Jessica Bellini shares her experiences as a student shadow at UNYSLA’s fall conference: Unlocking Open Access

Chapter News & EventsComments Off on Unlocking Open Access: Conference Re-cap from Student Shadow Jessica Bellini

“Competitive Intelligence is a Mindset”

Student Shadow, Sarah Bratt, reflects on UNYSLA’s spring conference.

Janis Whritenor, Paychex, Inc.

At this year’s 2014 UNYSLA /SCIP conference, Janis Writenor proposed a fascinating paradigm shift in the way we think about the context of our business. There’s widespread agreement in the corporate world that the best approach to a business task requires a wealth of vetted information. However, this claim is belied by the recent rash of “Big Data” hype. So what now for librarians? What now for competitive intelligence professionals?

Chapter News & EventsComments Off on “Competitive Intelligence is a Mindset”

Student Shadow Nancarrow Brown Recounts her Recent Conference Experience!

Student Shadow Nancarrow Brown Recounts her Recent Conference Experience!

I had the privilege to be selected as a student shadow for the UNYSLA fall workshop: The Librarian’s Toolbox: Reopened. I met many interesting local professionals at the event and heard a number of presentations everything ranging from marketing through Pinterest to using citation makers. These workshops provided information about tools that I need to work on adding or developing within my toolbox. Each will be beneficial to me in the future and to my members. As a student shadow, I had the opportunity to introduce two local librarians, Sarah Thiemer and Sarah Young.

Chapter News & EventsComments Off on Student Shadow Nancarrow Brown Recounts her Recent Conference Experience!


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.

Quick Links

Thank you to our sponsors!

Thanks to our Sponsor!


Thanks to our sponsor, Ebsco Health! Interested in becoming a sponsor? Find out how.

RSS SLA Career Center NY postings

  • An error has occurred, which probably means the feed is down. Try again later.

Archived Posts