Section on Management of Information Resources & Technology

Submitted by Laura Osterhout, SMART President

  1. 2018 Conference planning - Ed Elsner is working with presenters for both the SMART pre-conference CE program and regular session proposals. SMART is hoping to sponsor a pre-conference CE on Digital & Web Literacy. Possible conference session topics: digital audio archiving, coding, educational & technology library programming, prototyping the future library, and APIs.
  2. Looking for NYLA Webinar topics to sponsor; RDA is a possibility.
  3. Treasurer Mary Lindner is working on reimbursement policies for Board travel to meetings and conference.
  4. Discussion on SMART Awards - we are considering ways to increase nominations for SMART awards, including rotating the years in which we offer awards. It's always a struggle to get nominations.
  5. SMART communications - updating our listerv and info on the NYLA Website.