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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 our Board Member – Ruth Owens

Ruth_CardCatalog2Ruth Owens is the current treasurer of UNYSLA and an assistant librarian at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF). Because SUNY ESF is a small college with a small library, Ruth has many varied responsibilities. She manages interlibrary loan and acquisitions/collection development, provides research help (reference), teaches a one-credit information literacy course, and is the librarian liaison to the chemistry and engineering departments. Ruth enjoys connecting people to information whether that is through interlibrary loan, teaching, or simply answering questions. Her professional interests include public services, resource sharing, and information literacy. She holds a MSLIS from Syracuse University and a BS in zoology from Colorado State University.

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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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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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