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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 […]

Going to the SLA Annual Conference?

Don’t forget about the many “ticketed” events outside the core conference. Many of these include networking/division breakfasts as well as a Business Libraries tour.

Boston Business Libraries Tour

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Meet our Board Member – Linda Galloway

Linda Galloway, immediate past president of UNYSLA, is a subject librarian and bibliographer at Syracuse University. As the STEM bibliographer, Linda helps evaluate, select, and assess campus-wide resources to support scholarship and research at Syracuse University. Linda is also the subject specialist for biology, chemistry and forensic science. In this capacity, she provides discipline-specific outreach and helps instruct her constituents in the efficient use of available materials. Linda is passionate about connecting students, faculty, and researchers to the best information available by promoting the library’s resources and providing value-added content and collaborative services. Linda holds a M.S.L.I.S. from Syracuse University and a B.S. in chemistry from Long Island University.

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Slides from Stacy Konkiel’s talk on Impactstory

Stacey Konkiel shares her slides Slides

Altmetrics are here: Are you ready to help your researchers? Brought to you by Upstate NY SLA from Upstate NY Special Libraries on Vimeo.

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Save the Date!

Save the date for

The Future of Library Spaces and Collections

Date: Friday, April 17

Location: Carlson Library on River Campus at the University of Rochester, NY (map)

Please plan on joining the Upstate New York chapter of SLA (UNYSLA) to discuss the Future of Library Spaces and Collections.

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Meet our Board Member: Susan Kendrick

As part of UNYSLA’s Board Member profile series, we take a look at Susan Kendrick…

Susan Kendrick, is the current UNYSLA chapter president. She is a business librarian at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University. A typical workday involves assisting students, faculty, and staff with finding information sources and creating research strategies. In addition, Susan oversees collection development for the graduate business program works collaboratively with other librarians across campus to maximize access to business resources across campus.

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Registration is closed for upcoming Altmetrics Webinar

Registration is now closed for today’s webinar: Altmetrics are here: Are you ready to help your researchers?

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All Sciences Poster Session for SLA 2015

The All Sciences Poster Session review committee is now accepting submissions for early approval. Because we know many of you rely on presenting at All Sciences to help you get funding to attend the conference, this year we will be reviewing poster submissions in December. We will inform those who have been accepted by the end of the year so they can take advantage of early bird pricing on registration.

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Registration Open! – Altmetrics are here: Are you ready to help your researchers?

Altmetrics are here: Are you ready to help your researchers?

Scholarship is changing, along with the ways we measure impact. This presentation will explore altmetrics and the crucial role librarians have in helping researchers navigate these changes. We’ll discuss emerging practices in Open Access, web-native research, and impact measurement via altmetrics.

When: January 8, 2015; 3:00 pm EST
Presenter: Stacy Konkiel from Impactstory
Cost: UNYSLA members – free; SLA members – $5; non-members – $10

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