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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 […]

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

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

Date: Friday, 17 October

Location: Craftsman Inn, Fayetteville, NY

Please plan on joining the Upstate New York chapter of SLA (UNYSLA) to dig deep into the evolving world of open access. Open access content is only free to the end user. In this program we’ll view open access from the perspective of publishers, authors, and institutions as we learn how they make the business case to promote open access.

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Solo Librarian Special Interest Group Lunchtime Networking

SCRLC is hosting a meeting for their Solo Special Interest Group (SoloSIG)

Tuesday, August 26
12:00 noon-1:00 pm

This online gathering will permit solo library managers/directors/staff to explore common issues, solutions, and network with others in similar situations across the region.

Topics of discussion will be some best practices, tips, and tricks solos have discovered or invented to serve their users. The attendees will determine the format, topics, and timing of future sessions.

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Meet the Candidates for President-Elect

Thursday, August 14 2:00 pm EDT
Jim DelRosso and Tom Rink

Register at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/926542448

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More transparency (and less abuse) for Impact Factor?

As was reported this month in Nature, Thomson Reuters is planning changes to the calculation system for its Journal Impact Factor metric. The company says this is being done in order to address longstanding and widespread criticism that Impact Factor is affecting the behavior of researchers, causing a crush of would-be authors all trying to submit to a relatively small number of high-Impact Factor journals.

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Meet the Candidates for Cabinet Chair-Elects

Wednesday, August 6 1:00 pm EDT

Chapter Cabinet Chair-Elect
David Cappoli and Kim Silk

Division Cabinet Chair-Elect
Ruth Kneale and Valerie Perry

Register at https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/183796481

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Free Webinar: Ready, Set, Go: Easy-to-Use Online Tools to Create Effective “How-To” Tutorials

National Network of Libraries of Medicine Presents –

Ready, Set, Go: Easy-to-Use Online Tools to Create Effective “How-To” Tutorials (TechTime session)

Date / Time: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 / 11 am – Noon (ET)

Presenter: Andrew Youngkin, Emerging Technologies, NN/LM Southeastern/Atlantic Region

Register: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/techtime/

MAR offers 1 MLA Continuing Education (CE) credit per session-details will be provided at the end of the session.

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Free Webinar: Disaster-Related Awardee Project Reports

National Network of Libraries of Medicine Presents

Disaster-Related Awardee Project Reports (Lunch with the RML session)

Date / Time: Wednesday, July 30, 2014 / 11 am – Noon (ET)

Where: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/techtime/

Presenters:

Bridget Quinn-Carey, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Queens Public Library
Michele Stricker, Associate Director, Library Support Services, New Jersey State Library

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Meet the Candidates for Director

July 31 at 3pm Eastern  there is an hour-long webinar in order to meet the 2015 candidates for SLA Director:
  • Kevin Adams
  • Saif Al-Jabri
  • Elaine Lasda Bergman
  • Catherine Lavallée-Welch
Sign up here: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/976360233 and mark your calendars!
Check out SLA’s Board of Director’s page for other positions and candidates.

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