Archive materials from 2011
2011 Annual Conference and Trade Show: New York Libraries ROCK!
November 2–5, 2011
Saratoga Springs, NY
The Annual Conference and Trade Show, held each October/November around the state, is the largest state library association conference held on the East Coast. Offering a wide variety of programs, special events, networking opportunities, and vendor displays, the NYLA Annual Conference and Trade Show offers educational opportunities for all segments of the library community from library staff to trustees.
Check out what our attendees thought of this year's conference - peruse the 2011 NYLA Conference Satisfaction Survey Results.
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NYLA's 2011 Conference Photo Album
Sara Kelly John's Conference Photos
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Check out everything that is happening at the conference before you arrive!
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Download the 2011 Conference Brochure
Dates: Wednesday, November 2 - Saturday, November 5
Location: The Saratoga Hilton, Saratoga Springs, NY
Visiting the exhibitors on the trade show floor is one of the best ways to find out about up-and-coming technologies and new products. Our vendor colleagues make the conference possible, so please stop by as many booths as you can to thank them for coming and to learn more about their latest wares.
Download exhibitor brochure (PDF 2.9MB)
Go to Exhibitor Information Page
2011 Diversity Fair and Poster Sessions
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WHAT IS THE DIVERSITY FAIR?
The NYLA Diversity Fair celebrates examples of diversity in the libraries of New York State and showcases possibilities for libraries that are in search of "diversity in action" ideas.
WHAT IS A POSTER SESSION?
A poster session is an opportunity for several presenters to share information about a research problem, project, or study with many colleagues by developing a table-top display on a set of poster boards.
For more information, go to 2011 Diversity Fair and Poster Sessions Information Page
2011 Conference Programmers
The conference programmers are representatives from all the sections, roundtables, and committees that make up NYLA. It is their hard work that results in the conference as you know it. Many thanks to each and every conference programmer.
NYLA 2011 Conference Chair - Ellen Rubin
ASLS Academic and Special Libraries Section – Elaine Bergman
LAMS Library Administration and Management Section – Tim Burke
PLS Public Library Section – Sue Considine
RASS Reference and Adult Services Section – Kelly Yim
SLMS School Library Media Section – Karen Sperrazza
SMART Section on Management of Information Resources and Technology –Barbara Nichols Randall
YSS Youth Service Section – Chrissie Morrison
BIRT Bibliographic Instruction – David Titus
CORT Correctional Outreach Resource Team - Merribeth Advocate
EFRT Empire Friends – Bernie Tomasso
ESRT Ethnic Services – Kacper Jarecki
FILM Finding Inspiration in Literature & Movies - Zahra Baird
GIRT Government Information – Rosemary LaSala
IFRT Intellectual Freedom – Bob Devino
NMRT New Members – Mary Lindner
RLRT Rural Libraries - Joan Pellikka
RLSP Library Services to Special Populations – Mark Donnelly
CE Continuing Education – Deborah Emerson
Exhibits / Trade Show – Rocco Staino
Legislative – Jean Sheviak
Web – Tim Baird
LTA Library Trustees Association of New York – George L. Stamatiades
NY3Rs New York 3Rs Association – Nora Hardy
NYSLAA New York State Library Assistants' Association – Donna Kuhner
PULISDO New York State Public Library System Directors – Tim Burke and Carol Clingan
REFORMA – Manuel Figueroa
SED/NYSL State Education Department/NYS Library – Mary Beth Farr
SLSA School Library System Association – Rebecca Gerald