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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 […]

2015 Election Results

President – Elect; Stephanie JH McReynolds, Syracuse University
Stephanie JH McReynolds is new to the area, having relocated last year in order to accept the business librarian position at Syracuse University Libraries, but she is not new to SLA. She has served the St. Louis Chapter as newsletter editor, membership director, president-elect, and president. Stephanie is looking forward to the prospect of continuing her SLA service and getting to know local SLA members better by planning UNYSLA conferences as president-elect.

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SLUSH October 23rd at Bandwagon BrewPub

Mark your calendars for Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 for SLUSH!

Bandwagon Brewpub

114 North Cayuga Street, Ithaca NY

5:00pm

SLUSH:
 Savvy Librarians Uniting for Happy Hour

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SLA PartnerTalk Free Webinar: Are You Finding the Skeletons in Their Closet?

t seems like each day brings another of a company’s nightmares to life. Determining reputational, financial distress, non-compliance and regulatory risks has grown from a nice idea to an absolute necessity for companies, financial institutions, and supply management organizations.  With your research and content competencies and skills, information professionals are a natural fit for conducting diligence research.

Join us on Wednesday, October 22, for an SLA PartnerTalk Webinar.  Our featured speaker is Liz Peoples, a Solutions Consultant with LexisNexis.

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Open Access Week Activitees at University at Albany

Open Access Week 2014 is a global event that encourages wider participation in making Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research. Open Access to information – the free, immediate, online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and reuse those results as needed – has the power to transform the way research and scientific inquiry are conducted.  Join us in this year’s celebration!

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Networking Dinner Oct. 16th at 6pm

Coming to the conference? Can’t make it to the conference? Either way, join us for a dutch treat networking dinner at Bella Cigna on Thursday October 16th at 6pm.

Reservations are highly encouraged for Bella Cigna, so if you haven’t already expressed interest in attending, please let Linda Galloway or Susan Kendrick know you’ll be joining the UNYSLA crowd.

Bella Cigna
301 Fayette Street, Manlius, NY 13104 (map)

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SLA 2015 Call for Volunteers

A message from SLA’s incoming president Jill Strand.

Help shape the future of SLA. Volunteer now!

As incoming president of SLA, one of my first tasks is to appoint members to SLA’s councils and committees. This year there are vacancies to fill at a variety of levels (chairs and members) and in a range of subject areas (bylaws, diversity, and online content, to name a few). There’s something to appeal to everyone!

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UNYSLA Board Election 2015

The Election for the Board of the Upstate NY Chapter of SLA is now live. The open positions and the candidates for each are as follows:

Candidate(s) for President – Elect

Stephanie JH McReynolds, Syracuse University
Stephanie JH McReynolds is new to the area, having relocated last year in order to accept the business librarian position at Syracuse University Libraries, but she is not new to SLA. She has served the St. Louis Chapter as newsletter editor, membership director, president-elect, and president. Stephanie is looking forward to the prospect of continuing her SLA service and getting to know local SLA members better by planning UNYSLA conferences as president-elect.

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2014 SLA Virtual Conference October 15 & 16

Check out all the details at https://www.sla.org/learn/2014-virtual-conference/

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