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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 […]

Syracuse Area Librarians/LIS Mixer on April 28

Please come and chat with library colleagues at an informal social get together scheduled for:

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
5-8 p.m.
Sitrus on the Hill, Sheraton Syracuse University
801 University Ave., Syracuse, NY 13210

Appetizers will be provided.  A cash bar and additional food is also available for order.

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Meet our Board Member – Jane Minotti

Jane MinottiJane Minotti, Director of Vendor Relations of UNYSLA, is Sr. Librarian at the NYS Department of Transportation Research Library. Jane became active in the Transportation Division of SLA when she began her career at NYSDOT. As a solo librarian, she supports the programs and activities of 900 employees in the Main Office in Albany, and outreach services to eleven regions statewide. Reference services can encompass literature searches on topics from pavement, construction practices, and historic construction standards to new research and technology in highway illumination, connected vehicles, responding to extreme weather events, and climate change.

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Students, do you want to attend “A Look at Library Spaces”?

Become a UNYSLA Student Shadow and attend A Look at Library Spaces for free*!

Student Shadows

Apply now to be a student shadow and attend the next UNYSLA event! (Note: Student shadows will be reimbursed after the event.) We are looking for students who would like to introduce our presenters and write a short article for the UNYSLA website.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 24th at 5:00 PM.

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Networking Dinner and Music Library Tour

Can’t make it to the conference? coming early? Join us on Thursday 16 April for an afternoon tour of the Sibley Music Library (map) from 3-4 pm and/or a dutch treat networking dinner at Phillips European (map) from 6:30-8 pm.

If you are planning on attending either event and aren’t coming to the conference, please let Stephanie McReynolds (sjmcreyn at syr.edu) know so that we can reserve a spot for you!

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Spring Board Meeting Details

This year’s spring board meeting will be Thursday April 16, 2015 from 4 – 6 pm at the Sibley Music Library. All UNYSLA members are invited to attend.

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Registration is now open for A Look at Library Spaces

Registration is now open for UNYSLA’s spring conference A Look at Library Spaces on April 17, 2015.

Join UNYSLA for lively presentations and a panel discussion on academic, public, and special library spaces!

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Meet our Board Member – Stephanie JH McReynolds

Stephanie McReynolds is currently serving as president-elect of UNYSLA and is also the business and management librarian at Syracuse University Libraries, where she instructs students, faculty, and staff on how to find valuable information to support their research and scholarship, including information crucial to the successful completion of course projects and papers (such as business plans). She enjoys working with the SU community and often finds the many creative product ideas and business plans, fostered by a campus-wide spirit of entrepreneurship, to be intriguing and refreshing.

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Registration Coming Soon!

A Look at Library Spaces *

Date: Friday, 17 April 2015
Time: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Location: Carlson Library on River Campus at the University of Rochester, NY (map)

Join UNYSLA for lively presentations and a panel discussion on academic, public, and special library spaces!

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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.

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