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Elaine Lasda Bergman Receives 2016 UNYSLA Member Merit Award!
 
Elaine Lasda Bergman Receives 2016 UNYSLA Member Merit Award!

Elaine Lasda Bergman Receives 2016 UNYSLA Member Merit Award!

Elaine Lasda Bergman was presented with the 2016 Upstate New York SLA (UNYSLA) Chapter Member Merit Award at the UNYSLA conference on October 21, 2016.  For those that don’t know Elaine, she is the Subject Librarian for Social Welfare, Gerontology, and the Dewey Library Reference collection at the Dewey Graduate Library at the University of […]

SLA 2015 Call for Volunteers

A message from SLA’s incoming president Jill Strand.

Help shape the future of SLA. Volunteer now!

As incoming president of SLA, one of my first tasks is to appoint members to SLA’s councils and committees. This year there are vacancies to fill at a variety of levels (chairs and members) and in a range of subject areas (bylaws, diversity, and online content, to name a few). There’s something to appeal to everyone!

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UNYSLA Board Election 2015

The Election for the Board of the Upstate NY Chapter of SLA is now live. The open positions and the candidates for each are as follows:

Candidate(s) for President – Elect

Stephanie JH McReynolds, Syracuse University
Stephanie JH McReynolds is new to the area, having relocated last year in order to accept the business librarian position at Syracuse University Libraries, but she is not new to SLA. She has served the St. Louis Chapter as newsletter editor, membership director, president-elect, and president. Stephanie is looking forward to the prospect of continuing her SLA service and getting to know local SLA members better by planning UNYSLA conferences as president-elect.

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2014 SLA Virtual Conference October 15 & 16

Check out all the details at https://www.sla.org/learn/2014-virtual-conference/

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National Medical Librarians Month: MAR Wants to Make You a Star – Win a Trip to MLA 2015!

October is National Medical Librarians Month. The Middle Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (MAR) would like to acknowledge the valuable work our medical librarians do by sharing your accomplishments, programs or value-added services with others.

We are asking you to send us your stories about any unique programs you developed, any outreach to the community you participated in, or any other value added services you offer to your organization or institution.

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The Publisher’s View of Open Access: Open Access at Wiley

Increasingly, long established publishers are becoming involved with publishing open access content. Rachel Burley, will share how Wiley and other publishers have been navigating this space, how they have made open access a success story alongside traditional publishing business models, and where they see the future heading.

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Music Library Association, NYS/O Chapter, fall meeting 10/17

The annual meeting of the New York State/Ontario Chapter of the Music Library Association will be held on Friday, October 17, 2014 at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY.

This year’s program includes several member presentations, covering the areas of score collection development, historic sound recording cataloging, pre-1972 sound recording copyright in NY State, digital score copyright, and archival research on Howard Hanson.

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Entangled terrain: institutional support for open access

Many colleges and universities offer institutional support for faculty and graduate students who wish to publish in open access journals. Despite such institutional support, many junior faculty who wish to support open access are warned by senior faculty that publishing in open access journals may be too risky. What is the role of the Library in such a complex conversation, and what are some existing and emerging services for awareness and engagement?

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Schedule for Unlocking Open Access

note: there have been minor changes to the order of events

Unlocking Open Access:

Making it work for publishers, authors, and institutions

Date: Friday, 17 October
Location: Craftsman Inn, Fayetteville, NY (map)
Registration closes October 10th.

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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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