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2nd #SLAtalk on 9 April – What would you tell your past MLIS-student self?

2nd #SLAtalk on 9 April – What would you tell your past MLIS-student self?

SLA’s Online Content Advisory Council presents SLA’s 2nd Twitter conversation

#SLAtalk: What would you tell your past MLIS-student self?

Not sure what all this chirping is about? We are harnessing the power and reach of social media to have a discourse with information professionals from around the world on Twitter. We have structured questions and follow our hash tag #SLAtalk to see the answers roll in! Read our “How to #SLAtalk” post on the SLA Blog.SLAtalkTwitter

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Congratulations Syracuse iSchool

The School of Information Studies (iSchool) at Syracuse University remains ranked No. 1 in information systems in the U.S. News and World Report 2014 Best Graduate Schools Rankings, released yesterday.  The iSchool also ranked third for school library media, third in digital librarianship, and fourth overall in the library and information science category.

Full ranking information is available on the U.S. News and World Report website.

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Syracuse University iSchool’s New Partnership

On March 6, Syracuse University Vice Chancellor and Provost Eric Spina and the president of Effat University, Dr. Haifa Jamal Al-Lail, signed an agreement formalizing a new partnership between SU’s School of Information Studies (iSchool) and Effat University, which is located in Saudi Arabia. With joint interests in information education excellence, increasing the number of women in technology careers, and promoting information entrepreneurship as a means of growing economies, iSchool faculty and staff will work with Effat faculty and students to advance the Saudi institution’s current information systems curriculum.

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Students & New Librarians – UNYSLA Mentoring Program

Students & New Librarians – UNYSLA Mentoring Program

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  • Are you a student in a library and information science program looking for real world experience?
  • Are you an information professional in the first five years of your career?
  • Do you find yourself in a position as the only professional in your company’s library with nobody to turn to for professional advice?

Then the UNYSLA Mentoring Program Is for you!

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SLA 2013 Call for Posters

Connect, Collaborate and Strategize: Making the Most of Opportunities & Collaborations

The Academic; Education; Museums, Arts, & Humanities; and Social Science Divisions of SLA invite proposals for a poster session to be held at SLA 2013 in San Diego.  The theme for this year’s poster session is “Connect, Collaborate and Strategize: Making the Most of Opportunities & Collaborations.”

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UNYSLA Mentoring opportunities

UNYSLA Mentoring opportunities

As information professionals it is our duty to empower our patrons so that they can access and understand the information provided by informational institutions.

The UNYSLA mentoring program offers new and future information professionals the opportunity to learn how to provide patrons with these skills through the expertise of seasoned professionals who are already in the field.

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Allison Starkey in U of Albany’s iConnect

Allison Starkey, 2011 UNYSLA Student Award Winner, discusses her role as President of the Student Chapter of SLA during her time at the University of Albany in the first issue of iConnect (http://www.albany.edu/informationstudies/files/iConnect3.pdf)

Read the entire interview on page 6.

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UNYSLA Fall Recap – Georgia on My Mind

UNYSLA Fall Recap – Georgia on My Mind

By Jessica Stewart

Late morning brought to light the decisions of the Beck v. Cambridge University lawsuit between Georgia State University (GSU) and three publishers including Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Sage Publishing, and the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC).

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