Fall Meeting & Grant Awardees

The NNYLN Fall Meeting this past Friday at St. Lawrence University was very informational. Network grant awardees presented on a wide range of projects and experiences. Their presentations will be archived on the website and linked to this post. Thank you too all who...

Halloween in 1941

The Fairport Herald-Mail advertised Spooky Specials for a Hilarious Halloween in its October 30, 1941 issue. To see the ad on NNYLN's Historic Newspapers site, click...

Titanic Treasures

The Titanic wreck was found seventy-three years after it sunk to the bottom of the North Atlantic floor. The Journal on October 29th, 1987 discusses the treasures discovered on the sunken ship.

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Fall Meeting & Grant Awardees

The NNYLN Fall Meeting this past Friday at St. Lawrence University was very informational. Network grant awardees presented on a wide range of projects and experiences. Their presentations will be archived on the website and linked to this post.

Thank you too all who attended and presented! We hope to see everyone again soon!

Fall Meeting 2017 Presentations

NNYLN members listen to a presentation given by Connie Holberg, Director at the Jefferson Community College, who received a professional development grant from the Network and attended the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Conference 2017 in Baltimore, MD.

 

NNYLN Fall Meeting Grant Awardee Presenters

Pictured above from left to right: Amber Amidon (Clarkson); Mary Cabral (Clarkson); James Hubbard (SUNY Potsdam); Peter Morris (Clarkson); Chris Murray (Thousand Islands Art Council); Michelle Young (Clarkson); Joshua Beatty (SUNY Plattsburgh); Betsy Brooks (CEFLS); Diane O’Connor (Ticonderoga Historical Society); Penny Kerfien (Ogdensburg Public Library); Elaine Dunne Thayer (Massena Public Library); Connie Holberg (Jefferson Community College).

 

Titanic Treasures

The Titanic wreck was found seventy-three years after it sunk to the bottom of the North Atlantic floor. The Journal on October 29th, 1987 discusses the treasures discovered on the sunken ship. To read about what they unearthed, check out the full article here.

Berlin Wall 1961

In August of 1961 the east German government closed the border between the east and west sectors of Berlin by building the infamous Berlin Wall. It became the symbol of the Cold War. The Plattsburgh-Press Republican discusses the propagandic value the wall held. To read the article from October 23, 1961, click here.

Call for Proposals for Upstate New York Science Librarians Meeting

The University of Rochester is excitedly planning the 2017 meeting of the Upstate New York Science Librarians. The meeting will be held on Friday, October 20th, 2017 at the Carlson Library, University of Rochester, Rochester NY.  Registration information is forthcoming.

This year there are two options for presenting:

Presentation: Throughout the day there will be several opportunities for presentations. Each presentation will be 15 minutes in length.

Poster Session:
We invite posters that explore the following six themes through the lens of science librarianship. The posters need not be reports of original research or an active research project, literature reviews are welcome.

  • Trends in research in higher education
  • Trends in R1 research libraries (beyond U.S. and Canada)
  • Trends in education (teaching and learning)
  • Trends in scholarly resources
  • Trends in student success
  • Trends in technology

For more ideas see presentations from previous years.  https://nyscilib.wordpress.com/meeting-archive/

Please submit your abstract for either a Poster or a Presentation https://goo.gl/forms/07pKrQL5CbC9dIEh2 .The deadline for proposals is September 15, 2017.

For more about New York State Science Librarians (UNYSCI) see https://nyscilib.wordpress.com/about-2/

Post expires on Saturday September 16th, 2017

ASK THE LAWYER! FAQs Now Available

The Network’s ASK THE LAWYER! service now has a FAQ list, comprised of recent inquires made from various participating 3Rs library councils’ members.

To view the FAQ, click here.

NNYLN member libraries that would like to make use of this service should fill out this form.

Inquiries about this service should be sent to John Hammond (john@nnyln.org); (315) 265-1119.