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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 […]

SLA and Janice R. Lachance announce Lachance’s departure as CEO

After 11 years of leading the staff of the Special Libraries Association (SLA), Janice R. Lachance will be stepping down as the association’s chief executive officer at the conclusion of her contract at year end. SLA Deputy Chief Executive Officer Doug Newcomb and SLA Chief Financial Officer Linda Broussard will serve as co-acting chief executive officers.

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Today’s the deadline for SLA 2015 Contributed Papers Proposals

SLA’s last call for for contributed paper proposals:

15 Minutes of Fame, a Lasting Contribution

Andy Warhol famously (pardon the pun) said that “In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.” But what does 15 minutes of fame really get you, other than a few more “likes” on Facebook and some selfies with total strangers?

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Webinar: Bringing Order to Chaos: Using Sharepoint for Content Management

SLA’s Pacific Northwest Chapter and Information Technology Division are proud to offer a free webinar:

Title: Bringing Order to Chaos: Using Sharepoint for Content Management
Presenter: Owen Allen, technical solutions specialist with Microsoft
Date: Tuesday, December 2nd, 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET
Cost: No charge

Registration: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/359750808.

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Syracuse Area Holiday Social

The Upstate Chapter of the Special Libraries Association (UNYSLA) and the iSchool at Syracuse University would like to invite all area librarians, information professionals and LIS students to a UNYSLA sponsored holiday social at Al’s Wine & Whiskey Lounge on December 3rd from 5-7pm.  Come join us for holiday cheer, networking and socializing!  UNYSLA will provide tasty appetizers and there is a cash bar.  Parking is available on the street or in the pay lot across the street.

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Library Publishing and OERs: The Open SUNY Textbooks program – Kate Pitcher

Conference Recap: Unlocking Open Access: Making it work for publishers, authors, and institutions

Library Publishing and OERs: The Open SUNY Textbooks program
Kate Pitcher, SUNY Geneseo

Summary: Between 2002 and 2012, the cost of textbooks rose 82%, as reported by the 2013 U.S. GAO report College Textbooks. In addition, in 2012 the Florida Student Textbook Survey found that, because of textbook costs:

  • 64% of students didn’t purchase a required textbook

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An Open Access Primer – Jim Del Rosso

Conference Recap: Unlocking Open Access: Making it work for publishers, authors, and institutions

An Open Access Primer
Jim Del Rosso, Cornell University

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Entangled terrain: institutional support for open access – Jaron Porciello

Conference Recap: Unlocking Open Access: Making it work for publishers, authors, and institutions

Entangled terrain: institutional support for open access
Jaron Porciello, Cornell University

Summary: Many colleges and universities offer institutional support for faculty and graduate students who wish to publish in open access journals. Despite such institutional support, many junior faculty who wish to support open access are warned by senior faculty that publishing in open access journals may be too risky. What is the role of the Library in such a complex conversation, and what are some existing and emerging services for awareness and engagement?

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Open Access: Breaking Out All Over – Ben Wagner

Conference Recap: Unlocking Open Access: Making it work for publishers, authors, and institutions

Open Access: Breaking Out All Over
Ben Wagner, SUNY Buffalo

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Mark your calendars for the Spring 2018 UNYSLA Conference: Lead From Where You Are

 

When: April 13th, 2018

Where: Rochester, NY

 

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