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UNYSLA Business Meeting followed by Happy Hour in Syracuse Elaine Lasda Bergman Receives 2016 UNYSLA Member Merit Award!
 
UNYSLA Business Meeting followed by Happy Hour in Syracuse

UNYSLA Business Meeting followed by Happy Hour in Syracuse

You’re invited to the annual business meeting of Upstate New York Chapter of SLA on September 22nd at 4 pm. This meeting will be held virtually and will cover what is happening in our Upstate chapter including the upcoming chapter election, opportunities to help build your network of special librarians in your area, financial standing […]

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 […]

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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Today is the final day for early bird registration – Unlocking Open Access

Unlocking Open Access: Making it work for publishers, authors, and institutions

Date: Friday, 17 October
Location: Craftsman Inn, Fayetteville, NY (map)

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Please plan on joining the Upstate New York chapter of SLA (UNYSLA) as we dig deep into the evolving world of open access.  Open access content, free to the end user, affects publishers, authors, and institutions. In this program we’ll view open access from their perspectives, learn how they make the business case for open access content, what people are doing to promote and support open access, and see where the future may take us.

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Webinar: Conversations about Data Citation

Data citation and data sharing have entered what might be called the “next phase” in scholarly communication. Funders expect and even require these behaviors. Publishers are increasingly providing support for data citation, data references, and data sharing. Is all the work done? Data curators, librarians, and other information professionals continue to face many questions from researchers: When do I get a DOI? Why should I share my research data? Will you do this for me? Join Joan Starr, EZID Service Manager, Matt Mayernik, Research Data Services Specialist with NCAR, and Mary Linn Bergstrom, Data Services Librarian at UC San Diego, for conversations about these and other issues. We hope you come ready to get involved in the discussion.

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Open Access: Breaking Out All Over

Open access is no longer a case of if, but rather when and how we are going to cope with it. The 2013 White House directive was truly as stunning development, mandating open access to both publications and data for virtually all research funded by the Federal Government. What does this mean for scholars, institutions, and libraries? Our first glimpse of how the 23 affected agencies will comply is the July 2014 release of the Department of Energy policy. How will the new policies shape the overall move towards open access? How will this impact our collections, services, and outreach.

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