June SUNYLA Council Meeting

The June council meeting will be held at the annual conference at Onondaga Community College.  The meeting will be 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on June 12 in Coulter Hall, room C116.  Parking is available in Lot 13 (map).

Please RSVP for the meeting so that enough food can be provided for lunch:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/15DkBXNLJqlbmkI9kuZnsRkSnb9Y6Gz6Wr3WbGgrRNVU/edit?usp=sharing

If you will be attending virtually, you can do so via Zoom: 

https://zoom.us/j/536351744

SUNYLA 2019: Registration Open

Registration is now open for the SUNYLA Annual Conference!

Registration will close on May 24th at 3:00pm. On-site registration is not available for this event.

  • Full Conference: $100 for members, $150 for non-members, $60 for library school students.
  • One day registration is available for $60 for members or $70 for non-members.
  • There is a Thursday night Back Yard Barbecue on the Quadfor $45/person.
  • Lodging is available on campus at a rate of $75/night. Beds are limited, and are first-come, first-served. Area hotels are also available.

Attention SUNYLA Members

  • In order to register at the member rate, you will need to make sure your membership is current and use our Get Discount Code page.
  • If your membership is NOT current, you must pay your dues and then wait to receive the email confirmation stating that your membership expiration date is updated. At that point you can use the Get Discount Code pageto have the code sent to you.
  • You will need to enter that discount code and press Apply to see your discount.
  • Your discount code can be combined with one presenter discount code.
  • Not a member? Join today! You don’t need to be a SUNY employee to be a member of SUNYLA.

Important Links

Questions?

If you have questions about the conference, contact SUNYLA 2nd Vice President Lisa Hoff, l.m.hoff@sunyocc.edu. If you have questions about the registration process, please contact Logan Rath, lrath@brockport.edu.

SUNYLA 2019: Call for Poster Session Proposals

Call for Poster Session Proposals

SUNYLA 2019: The Big Migration and the Challenge of Change

Onondaga Community College

June 12-14, 2019

Call for Poster Session Proposals

Deadline to submit: March 31, 2019

They say change can be good for you, and libraries are great at it. Over the last several years, SUNY libraries have encountered and addressed many changes. These include the “big migration” to Alma/Primo, the Information Literacy Framework, transitioning from print to online resources, etc. SUNYLA 2019 will focus on engaging and embracing the changes we will experience this year, while taking a look ahead at the ways library resources and services will transform our future.

The poster session will take place on Thursday afternoon, June 13, 4:15-6:15 p.m.

Please submit poster session proposals here: Call for Poster Session Proposals

All SUNY and non-SUNY librarians and staff are invited to submit proposals for the poster session.

Please note:

  • Wifi is available in the poster session area, as are a limited number of electrical outlets.  If you plan to use an electronic display, please bring a fully charged device.
  • For information about expense reimbursement, please see the Guidelines for the SUNYLA Annual Conference expenses.

If you have any questions please contact Lisa Hoff, L.M.Hoff@sunyocc.edu

Call for Proposals: SUNYLA 2019

SUNYLA 2019: The Big Migration and the Challenge of Change

Onondaga Community College

June 12-14, 2019

Call for Proposals

Deadline for workshops and presentation: February 22, 2018

They say change can be good for you, and libraries are great at it. Over the last several years, SUNY libraries have encountered and addressed many changes. These include the “big migration” to Alma/Primo, the Information Literacy Framework, transitioning from print to online resources, etc. SUNYLA 2019 will focus on engaging and embracing the changes we will experience this year, while taking a look ahead at the ways library resources and services will transform our future.

We invite all SUNY and non-SUNY librarians and staff to submit proposals for pre-conference workshops and conference presentations in the following tracks:

  • Reference and Instruction
  • Cataloging and Technical Services
  • Archives and Special Collections
  • Systems and Technology
  • Collection Development
  • Public Services and Interlibrary Loan
  • Professional Development
  • Management and Leadership
  • Open Educational Resources
  • Scholarly Communication

If you are not sure which track your presentation would fit into, submit your proposal anyway and we will determine which track would best suit your idea.

Please submit proposals here: Call for Proposals.  If you are submitting proposals for multiple workshops or presentations, please fill out a separate form for each.

Deadline for workshop and presentation proposals: February 22, 2019

Pre-conference Workshops

  • When? Wednesday, June 12th
  • Length of Time? 90 minutes

Conference Presentations

  • When? Thursday, June 13th and Friday, June 14th
  • Length of Time? 45 minutes

Questions?  Contact: April Broughton, april.broughton@flcc.edu

For information on expense reimbursement, please refer to the Guidelines for the SUNYLA Annual Conference Expenses.

January 2019 Council Meeting

The next council meeting is January 18, 2019, at FIT from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Reports can be posted and viewed on the forum.

Location of Meeting: Library, Rm E404 – Library, 5th floor, across from circulation and research desks there is an internal staircase that leads to the 4th floor. The room is at the base of the stairwell on the 7th Avenue side.

PLEASE NOTE – All attendees must have a photo ID (SUNY ID preferred) to gain entrance to the building. A guest list will be turned in on Wednesday (1/16) morning to FIT security, so please make sure you RSVP before then if you are attending in person!

Please let us know if you will be attending in person – this also helps with a head count for lunch! RSVP link:  https://goo.gl/forms/NjedEao3UTIrW6qn2

Lunch will be at Rare Chelsea Bar and Grill and reservations have been made for 12:30 p.m.

If you plan on attending virtually, a link for Zoom will be sent out ahead of the meeting.