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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 […]

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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“Business Darwinism: CI an essential adaptation for survival”

Sarah Bratt recounts parts of UNYSLA’s spring conference: “Not the CIA: Competitive Intelligence and Analysis in the Real World.” Sarah attended the conference as a student shadow and has since graduated from Syracuse University with a Master’s in Library and Information Science.

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Reminder: Registration ends May 24th for Empire Collaborations

Empire Collaborations –– Registration Continues
NY3Rs/NYLA ASLSSection Academic Librarians 2014
SUNYLA 2014
University at Albany (Uptown Campus), June 9 – June 13

Registration Continues for Empire Collaborations  (Academic Librarians 2014 & SUNYLA 2014)!  Stay for a day or two, or stay for the week! Registration options abound!

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Crafting a Personal Brand

C/SLA is offering a webinar on Crafting a Personal Brand on Wednesday, May 7, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. (EDT).

The Crafting A Personal Brand webinar provides an overview of personal branding, including examples and analytical commentary by Chris Olson of Chris Olson & Associates, a consulting firm dedicated to creating and implementing marketing strategies for libraries and information providers. Learn about this fundamental component of marketing yourself and gain insight into managing others’ perceptions of you and your information services.

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SLA Building Sale Question and Answer Session

Join SLA President Kate Arnold, President-Elect Jill Strand, Treasurer John DiGilio and CEO Janice Lachance to learn more about the reasons behind the sale of our headquarters building. You will have the opportunity to ask questions during the session.

Date: Wednesday, 30 April 2014
Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM (EDT)

Register Now*

Here’s some background information regarding the decision:

Memo re: Sale of SLA Headquarters Building*
February 2014

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Registration open for Empire Collaborations

Empire Collaborations – Three Conferences, One Trip – Registration Is Open

  • NYSHEI
  • NY3Rs/NYLA ASLS Section Academic Librarians 2014
  • SUNYLA 2014

SUNY ALBANY, June 9 – June 13

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UNYSLA Updates, Spring 2014

Dear Upstate NY Chapter of SLA,

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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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