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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 […]

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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SLA 2014 Annual Conference Contributed Papers

The Contributed Papers presented at the SLA 2014 Annual Conference are now available at http://www.sla.org/2014-contributed-papers

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“Competitive Intelligence is a Mindset”

Student Shadow, Sarah Bratt, reflects on UNYSLA’s spring conference.

Janis Whritenor, Paychex, Inc.

At this year’s 2014 UNYSLA /SCIP conference, Janis Writenor proposed a fascinating paradigm shift in the way we think about the context of our business. There’s widespread agreement in the corporate world that the best approach to a business task requires a wealth of vetted information. However, this claim is belied by the recent rash of “Big Data” hype. So what now for librarians? What now for competitive intelligence professionals?

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Librarians and Research Impact

Elsevier’s LibraryConnect blog recently made available a PDF handout detailing the impact librarians can have on the output of researchers, whether in academia or industry. Take a look at the post, then download the handout for yourself and give it out to the researchers in your community or workplace.

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SLUSH – July 8th @ Da Westy

SLUSH’s Summer Happy Hour

Tuesday, July 8.  5pm
Da Westy provides excellent drinks, and while they don’t serve food, takeout menus are available for Saigon Kitchen<http://www.saigonkitchenithaca.com/> right down the street.

Da Westy is located at 516 W. State Street in Ithaca; the entrance is around back, but the sign is large.

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Rochester-Early Career Information Professionals – June 19th

The next Rochester-Early Career Information Professionals meeting will be June 19th at 7pm at the Tap & Mallet bar and restaurant.

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Webinar: “Networking for Change: Using social media, networking, and an action plan to secure a career change”

Free webinar sponsored by SLA’s Illinois chapter:

Gain new insights on using different types of networking to make a change in your career.

On June 20 from 1-2pm (EST), SLA-IL member Cynthia Kremer will examine how to create an action plan with goals including examples of how to use social media and traditional networking to make new connections. This webinar will give you a process that you can use to connect with the right people to gain work experience in your chosen area of library science.

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SLA 2014 has Gone Social

Whether or not you can attend the conference in Vancouver, get your social media groove on! The Online Content Advisory Council members have been hard at work creating and updating social media outlets to get ready for the annual conference. OCAC members will be updating these accounts from the conference to give everyone near or far an enhanced and interactive experience!

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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.

Get Involved with UNYSLA!

There are several ways to get involved including conference planning, board positions, networking events, and so much more! Send any inquiries to anyone listed on our About page or fill out our Contact Us form.

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