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Call for proposals – Librarian’s Toolbox: Reopened!

Call for proposals – Librarian’s Toolbox: Reopened!

The Upstate Chapter of the Special Libraries Association invites you to submit a proposal for our fall conference that will be held in Syracuse on Friday, November 8, 2013.   We are reprising one of our most successful conferences in the past few years – The Librarian’s Toolbox:  Reopened!

We are inviting proposals for presentations of either 15 or 30 minutes, or posters, showcasing innovative or cutting edge tools: software, hardware, services or techniques.

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Digital (In)security – Early Bird Registration Extended

Due to the temporary shut-down of all SLA websites this past week to allow for the launching of the new SLA website, UNYSLA will be extending its early bird registration rate for Digital (In)security: Protecting Our Libraries, Networks, and Identities until 5:00pm, Wednesday, 3 April.

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An Hour a Day

Tasks for the day: 1. Shower 2. Eat breakfast 3. Watch weather report. 4. Drive to work. 5. Punch-in.  6. Set-up computer network.  7. Check e-mails multiple times throughout the day and answer them. 8. Record at least four oral history tapes and transfer them to mp3 and CD. 9. Collect newspaper clippings about the organization. 10. Help translate Polish language documents. 11. Answer today’s research requests. 12. Sort medical files. 13. Organize photographs. 14. Work the reception/reference desk. 15. Go to lunch. 16. Organize storage room. 17. Work on writing an article. 18. Check-in with social media sites. 19. Drive home. 20. Prepare dinner. 21 Eat Dinner. 22. Watch one hour of T.V. 23. Do a yoga program. 24. Go grocery shopping. 25. Go to bed.

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Registration is Open – UNYSLA spring meeting Digital (In)security

Registration is Open – UNYSLA spring meeting Digital (In)security

Please join us for our spring meeting.

Digital (In)security:
Protecting our Libraries, Networks, and Identities

 

Date: Friday, 26 April
Time: 8:30-3:00
Location: Century House, Latham, NY (map)

Plan on attending this exciting, one-day conference with presentations on online reputation management, balancing security and privacy in higher education, and cyber security and hacktivist threats. Our presenters include academics, information technologists and the Director of the New York State Office of Cyber Security. In addition to the conference on Friday, please join us for the Networking Dinner (Dutch treat) on Thursday evening, 25 April.

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UNYSLA Capital Region Bowling Night

UNYSLA Capital Region Bowling Night

Date: Wednesday, 13 February
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Playdium Bowling Center in Albany
To RSVP please contact David Colp.

UNYSLA is making plans for the Capital Region members including students (and anyone from other areas who would like to attend) for a bowling get-together on the day before Valentine’s Day, Wednesday, February 13th at 6:30 PM at the Playdium Bowling Center in Albany. We will need to have official count of attendees so that we can confirm with the Playdium how many lanes we need to reserve. Please RSVP to David Colp by mid-January.

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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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UNYSLA 2012 Annual Report

The 2011 UNYSLA Annual Report is now available on our wiki.

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UNYSLA Fall Recap – Kevin Dames on Piracy Paradigm Project

UNYSLA Fall Recap – Kevin Dames on Piracy Paradigm Project

By Kai Li

As the last session of the “Lawyers, Librarians, and Pirates” conference organized by Upstate New York Chapter of SLA, K. Matthew Dames, who is currently the Copyright & Information Policy Adviser in Syracuse University, gave an insightful and informative presentation about copyright, the construct of policy, the shift of paradigms as well as how libraries can survive in such an environment.

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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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