Points North - The NNYLN Fall Meeting will be held at the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel in Clayton, NY on October 2, 2015. The morning will consist of short presentations by awardees of the Technology Service Improvement Grants and the Professional Development Grants. The Technology Service Improvement Grants that will be presented are: the Digitization of the Gar Wood Collection, Audio Services for Libraries, New Technology for Improved User Experience, Automated Steering Surmounts the Learning Curve, The Digitization of NCCC Historical Material, Early Literacy Stations for the Children's Room, Remote Catalog Stations Project, Digitzation of the Kollecker Film Collection, Partial Digitizing of the Hand-Weaving Collections, and Building a Scholarly Publishing Infrastructure. In addition to these programs, Professional Development Grant awardees will present on the 2015 ALA Annual Conference, the 2015 Library Technology Conference, the Polaris Conference, and the IDS Conference. You can register for this event using this form. Learn about this and more in August's Point's North Newsletter.
Dunkirk Evening Observer - August 14, 1895 - The Ontario county Republican convention was held in Canandaigua. There was no excitement and no speeches were made. Senator Raines' friends controlled the convention and by a vote of 63 to 16 elected delegates to the state and senatorial conventions.
(Find this and more interesting articles on the NYS Historic Newspapers website.)
September 2 (Webinar) - Webinar: Advanced Marcedit with Terry Reese
October 1 (Syracuse) - 8th Annual Library Assistants' Day
October 2 (Clayton) - NNYLN Fall Meeting
October 16 (Potsdam) - Supervising Student Employees